Teen sparks public outrage in China by putting graffiti on Egyptian heritage site, Luxor


A Chinese micro-blogger posted a photo of graffiti at a Luxor temple complex on Friday saying: “Ding Jinhao was here.” The person behind this act is a 15-year-old boy from Nanjing whose details such as name, date of birth and school were posted online according to reports. His parents have apologised on his behalf toContinue reading “Teen sparks public outrage in China by putting graffiti on Egyptian heritage site, Luxor”

UNESCO to ensure safety of Journalists


The UN cultural agency UNESCO has given assurance that it will take steps to extend greater protection to the world’s journalists. UNESCO is supported by numerous international press freedom organizations. The UN agency’s report stated that 121 journalists were killed worldwide in 2012. The fact that this time around the number of death’s are almostContinue reading “UNESCO to ensure safety of Journalists”

Smartphones beat Feature Phones globally, Samsung leading the shift


Smartphones have captured 51.6% of the total mobile phone market with worldwide shipments touching 216.2 million units in the first quarter. The IDC’s data provides the understanding that this is the first time that hardware makers have shipped more smartphones than feature phones globally. It’s nothing short of a landmark for the smartphones category. PhoneContinue reading “Smartphones beat Feature Phones globally, Samsung leading the shift”

Rare photos of the last known Tasmanian Tiger (Thylacine) and causes behind its extinction


Towards the end of the 19th Century, a bounty was offered for killing thylacine. (The photograph was taken more than half-a-century ago in 1933.) The marsupial carnivore became extinct in 1936, over the belief that it kills sheep. Sheep farming which was the backbone of the Australian economy during that era prompted the government toContinue reading “Rare photos of the last known Tasmanian Tiger (Thylacine) and causes behind its extinction”

Takata airbag flaw prompts Japanese Automakers to recall 3.4Mn vehicles


Four Japanese auto manufacturers which include Toyota and Nissan have recalled 3.4 million vehicles from around the world. The recall is because of Takata Corp supplied airbags as they pose the risk of catching fire or injuring passengers. The decision was announced on Thursday and is known to be the largest recall ever by autoContinue reading “Takata airbag flaw prompts Japanese Automakers to recall 3.4Mn vehicles”

National Zoo artificially inseminated giant panda, soon be able to conceive


The National Zoo has declared on Saturday that a group of scientists and veterinarians had artificially inseminated the Zoo’s female giant panda. Scientists took this decision after natural breeding failed. The statement issued in this regard said that Mei Xiang (female giant panda) was artificially inseminated with both fresh and frozen semen taken from the zoo’s maleContinue reading “National Zoo artificially inseminated giant panda, soon be able to conceive”

Samsung Galaxy S4 guessed to have 5 inch screen (VIDEO)


The 5-inch big screen size is going to become a regular feature after Samsung is going to offer the feature in its coming Galaxy S4 smartphone handset. The Dell Streak is one such phone that began the trend in smartphone industry based on Android platform after its launch in 2010. Some people may not believeContinue reading “Samsung Galaxy S4 guessed to have 5 inch screen (VIDEO)”

Blade Runner Oscar Pistorius taken to court on charges of murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp


South African Blade Runner Oscar Pistorius is going to be taken to court at 9am GMT on charges of killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at her house in Pretoria. As per the latest updates from The Guardian at 7:45AM GMT, Pistorius has reached the Pretoria magistrates court sitting in backseat of the police vehicle and notContinue reading “Blade Runner Oscar Pistorius taken to court on charges of murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp”

Google buys Channel Intelligence, takes next step for expanding its e-commerce business


Channel Intelligence, the e-commerce consultation provider, was bought by Google recently for $125Mn in an all cash deal. Channel Intelligence has its presence in over 31 countries across the globe and provides e-commerce marketplace related services to more than 850 companies including “Best Buy” and “Target”. Channel Intelligence was earlier a partner institution working withContinue reading “Google buys Channel Intelligence, takes next step for expanding its e-commerce business”