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Google's Android in charge for mobile payments
San Francisco, Nov 17 (DPA) Google's forthcoming Android operating system will work with a new chip that allows users to tap their phones on in-store terminals to pay for purchases, Google chief executive Eric Schmidt has revealed.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 2:53:11 AM

13 Colombian rebels killed in airstrike
Bogota, Nov 16 (IANS/EFE) Thirteen Colombian leftist guerrillas were killed in an airstrike in the southwestern part of the country, the defence ministry said Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 8:48:36 PM

Colombian TV host held over rebel ties
Bogota, Nov 16 (IANS/EFE) A Colombian TV host has been arrested in the country's southern Huila province on charges of aiding leftist guerrillas, authorities said.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 8:01:43 PM

Ela Bhatt honoured with Global Fairness Initiative Award
Washington, Nov 16 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has presented the first Global Fairness Initiative Award to Ela Bhatt, founder of the Self-Employed Women's Association (SEWA) that has helped over a million women in India to move forward.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 7:56:52 PM

India-US development partnership to help the world: Rajiv Shah
Washington, Nov 16 (IANS) The development relationship between the US and India has evolved from traditional donor-donee to

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 7:41:43 PM

DiCaprio, Refaeli not getting married
Los Angeles, Nov 16 (IANS) Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio and girlfriend Bar Refaeli aren't planning to take their relationship to the next level anytime soon, says a source.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 4:47:36 PM

Pride makes some indulge, others cautious
Washington, Nov 16 (IANS) Are you proud of your achievements? Then you are likely to either indulge yourself, or be more cautious than usual, researchers say.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 2:06:55 PM

Palin's 'refudiate' named word of the year
New York, Nov 16 (IANS) 'Refudiate', a made-up word inadvertently used by former US vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has been named the Oxford American Dictionary's word of the year for 2010, media reports said Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 1:17:36 PM

Obama's kiddie book rolls out
Washington, Nov 16 (DPA) US President Barack Obama's first children's book arrives in stores Tuesday, bringing a light-hearted accent into his days of political and economic travail.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 12:36:28 PM

One in seven US households faced hunger in 2009
Washington, Nov 16 (IANS) At least one in seven households in the US faced hunger in 2009, with those getting emergency food almost doubling between 2007 and 2009, at the height of the recession.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 12:11:34 PM

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