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Google to replace Nexus brand with high-end Android Silver devices: Report

Google to replace Nexus brand with high-end Android Silver devices: Report

We have heard a couple of times that Google is doing away with the Nexus line of devices, that have proved such a huge hit in the last couple of years. Google to replace Nexus brand with high-end Android Silver devices: Report A report in The Information (paywall) says that the company will replace the […]

Hundreds rescued from floodwaters in US

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Hundreds rescued from floodwaters in US

People were plucked off rooftops or climbed into their attics to get away from fast-rising waters when nearly 2 feet (0.6 meters) of rain fell on the Florida Panhandle and Alabama coast in the span of about 24 hours, the latest bout of severe weather that began with tornadoes in the Midwest. Hundreds rescued from […]

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Samsung reports Q1 profit of $7.3 billion

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Samsung reports Q1 profit of $7.3 billion

SEOUL, April 29, 2014 (BSS/AFP) – Samsung Electronics reported today a 5.9 percent year-on-year increase in first quarter net profit to 7.57 trillion won ($7.3 billion) but operating profit declined for a second straight quarter on slowing smartphone revenue. Samsung reports Q1 profit of $7.3 billion Operating profit stood at 8.49 trillion won for the […]

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Japan imposes new sanctions on Russia

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Japan imposes new sanctions on Russia

TOKYO, April 29. /ITAR-TASS/. Japanese government has imposed additional sanctions on Russia Tuesday over current situation around Ukraine. The sanctions envisage temporary termination of issuing entry visas for 23 officials of Russian official agencies and other people. Their list will be made public later. Japan imposes new sanctions on Russia These sanctions are introduced to […]

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US, EU to impose fresh sanctions on Russia

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US, EU to impose fresh sanctions on Russia

Washington, April 26, Reuters: The United States and the European Union are expected to impose fresh sanctions on Russian individuals on Monday in response to Moscow’s alleged efforts to destabilize eastern Ukraine, sources familiar with the matter said. US, EU to impose fresh sanctions on Russia The sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said […]

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Asia markets: Tech sector brightens as Apple jumps 8 percent

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Asia markets: Tech sector brightens as Apple jumps 8 percent

(Reuters) – Asian markets could get a lift on Thursday after tech heavyweights Apple and Facebook beat Wall Street expectations, sending their stock up sharply and boosting Nasdaq futures. Asia markets: Tech sector brightens as Apple jumps 8 percent The results came out after the close on Wednesday so could not stop the major U.S. […]

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Nearly 150 Japanese lawmakers visit controversial war shrine

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Nearly 150 Japanese lawmakers visit controversial war shrine

World, April 22, AFP: A group of nearly 150 Japanese lawmakers visited the controversial Yasukuni war shrine today, a move that could further worsen ties with Asian neighbours, on the eve of US President Barack Obama’s arrival. Nearly 150 Japanese lawmakers visit controversial war shrine A total of 146 lawmakers from both houses of parliament made […]

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Won’t stop opposing Modi even from Pakistan: Omar

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Won’t stop opposing Modi even from Pakistan: Omar

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said he will not stop opposing BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate in spite of party’s leader from Bihar Giriraj Singh asking Narendra Modi’s opponents to go to Pakistan. Won’t stop opposing Modi even from Pakistan: Omar “Today we are getting threat after threat. Thanks to Allah, We […]

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US raises pressure on Russian over Ukraine deal

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US raises pressure on Russian over Ukraine deal

World, April 19, (IANS): The United States has raised the pressure on Russia, seeking compliance of a four-way agreement on Ukraine reached in Geneva this week and warning of further sanctions if Moscow fails to deliver on its commitments. US raises pressure on Russian over Ukraine deal The warning came as the deal struck between the US, […]

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Actress Gillan plays with perceptions in ghostly thriller 'Oculus'

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Actress Gillan plays with perceptions in ghostly thriller 'Oculus'

(Reuters) – A haunted mirror, a murderous father and two siblings seeking revenge form the plot for the new supernatural thriller “Oculus,” which blurs perceptions and reality with ghostly scares. Actress Gillan plays with perceptions in ghostly thriller ‘Oculus’ “Oculus,” out in the United States and Canada on Friday, follows a young woman, Kaylie, who […]

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