Published: Tuesday 15 July 2008

>> Now the people of China can directly interact with their president without going through the trouble and complex procedure to meet him. Chinese President Hu Jintao has made himself available online to chat with citizens through a major news portal of the Communist Party of China (CPC). The tech savvy president also has an account in the social networking website, Facebook.

>> The new version of the Firefox browser was downloaded over eight million times in its first 24 hours of release in what organisers claimed was a world record.

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