Samsung’s S4 GPU powering chip Exynos 5 Octa benchmark scores may be rigged: Reports


The reigning smartphone manufacturer Samsung has been caught cheating in benchmark tests according to latest report findings. Samsung is boosting the performance benchmark scores of its recent and best system-on-chip, the Exynos 5 Octa, that has made it a favourite of the reviewers and product evaluators. “Oh hell Samsung, shame on you!” was said byContinue reading “Samsung’s S4 GPU powering chip Exynos 5 Octa benchmark scores may be rigged: Reports”

Dubai rape case: Norwegian women ‘free to go’


The Norwegian woman who was the centre of attention during a Dubai rape case dispute has been pardoned and is free to leave Dubai. Marte Deborah Dalelv (Norwegian) is the woman who had to undergo all the trouble and is actually an Interior designer who went to Dubai on a business trip in March, whenContinue reading “Dubai rape case: Norwegian women ‘free to go’”

Der Spiegel report alleges US of spying on key EU offices


German magazine Der Spiegel has alleged US of spying on core EU premises in New York and Washington in one of its report, citing a secret 2010 document. The head of European Parliament has demanded “full clarification” from the US over the report alleging America bugging key EU premises. Martin Schulz said that if theContinue reading “Der Spiegel report alleges US of spying on key EU offices”

Proposition 8 Supreme Court ruling could boost California’s wedding industry


The Supreme Court ruling on Proposition 8 that came out on Wednesday proved to be good news for the gay and lesbian couples in California who can now legally marry in the state. However Supreme Court didn’t realised that its ruling can boost prospects for Golden State’s wedding industry. There’s no specific data available onContinue reading “Proposition 8 Supreme Court ruling could boost California’s wedding industry”

China responds to Snowden claims of US hacking Chinese computer systems


The China Daily which happens to be the English-language mouthpiece of the Chinese government couldn’t have got a better story. Edward Snowden the former contractor for the National Security Agency on June 13 after exposing the American electronic surveillance program has told the South China Morning Post before fleeing to Hong Kong that the U.S.Continue reading “China responds to Snowden claims of US hacking Chinese computer systems”

Obama defends NSA surveillance program, Urges people to draw balance between privacy and security


President Barack Obama has called out to Americans urging them to “make some choices” in drawing balance between privacy and security. Obama was on the defensive for the NSA secret surveillance programs which is known to sweep up an estimated 3 billion phone calls every day and collect Internet data from U.S. providers with anContinue reading “Obama defends NSA surveillance program, Urges people to draw balance between privacy and security”

Apple is alone in e-books pricing lawsuit; Publishers agreed to settlement


It appears as if some serious problem is going to be created for Apple as it’s trial on ebook price fixing charges is filed by the U.S. government begins on Monday in New York. Apple will have to alone deal with the charges put across by the U.S. Department of Justice in a non-jury trial.Continue reading “Apple is alone in e-books pricing lawsuit; Publishers agreed to settlement”

Report says Chinese hackers behind the top weapons design violation


Chinese hackers have got the access to design blueprints of many of nation’s highly sensitive advanced weapons systems. The development came into picture through the report prepared by the Defense Department and government and defense industry officials, reports The Washington Post. In the list of weapons whose designs are compromised apart from others includes advancedContinue reading “Report says Chinese hackers behind the top weapons design violation”

Save yourself the oversharing embarrassment on Social Networking Sites and other places


Soon after having an argument with her husband, Vasavi Kumar, became really anxious and called up her mom, her dad, her sister and some close friends. “This is it,” she told everyone. “He is never going to understand me. I am getting a divorce.” The next day Ms. Kumar and her husband patched up. TheyContinue reading “Save yourself the oversharing embarrassment on Social Networking Sites and other places”

Federal government to release hospitals charges list for common procedures to reduce health-care disparities


The federal government will release the prices that hospitals charge for the first time of 100 most common inpatient procedures making it easier. This is good news for consumers as they will finally get to know the answers to the mystery surrounding as to how much the medical care actually costs. These charges till nowContinue reading “Federal government to release hospitals charges list for common procedures to reduce health-care disparities”