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Google rankings can influence Elections: Study

As per a new study conducted in India during the just concluded Lok Sabha Elections 2014, Google rankings can dramatically swing ill-informed voters leading to influence the election outcome. The study done by Robert Epstein, a former editor of Psychology Today and noted Google critic, found that manipulating the Google search results can significantly influence ..

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Now city-specific domain names (.london, .nyc, etc.)

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) launched city-specific domain names. To begin with this, dot London, the new domain for London, was launched marking the first time that businesses, organizations and individuals can apply for a web address ending in .london as an alternative to .com or .co.uk. [icon name=”icon-question-sign”]How can these ..

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RBI releases Report of Umesh Bellur headed GIRO Advisory Group

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) released, on its website for public comments, the Report of the GIRO (Government Internal Revenue Order) Advisory Group. GIRO Advisory Group (GAG) was constituted by the RBI in October 2013, under the chairmanship of Prof. Umesh Bellur, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay to implement a national GIRO-based Indian Bill Payment ..

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State Bank of India launches a Twitter Handle

State Bank of India has now launched a Twitter Handle. Earlier, SBI had launched its accounts on Facebook and Youtube. The aim is to target a huge customer base as well as potential customers. There will be all day round tweets about the SBI’s products, services, new products launched, banking related education to customers, etc. ..

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Portal ‘Railsaver’ to Improve Energy Efficiency in Indian Railways

Indian Railways launched a web based Electrical Energy Management System called “RAILSAVER”. [icon name=”icon-info-sign”]RAILSAVER A web based Portal developed by Centre of Railway Informatics System (CRIS). The portal will furnish a perfect IT based platform for energy consumption data. This will assist in systematic collection, assimilation, interpretation and analysis of data in developing future schemes ..

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