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Long Island man faces jail for laughing too loudly in own home

Mar 07, 2013 at 12:35 | Source: DNA India

A man from Long Island, New York, is facing up to 30 days in jail and a $500 fine after a neighbor complained to police he was laughing too loudly, his lawyer said on Wednesday. Police issued Robert Schiavelli, 41, two tickets for disturbing the peac...

Guard your Enterprise

Mar 07, 2013 at 12:21 | Source: Business Today

Good businesses thrive on taking risk. It's the nature of earning a profit. However, it would be foolhardy not to take precautions when you should. Therefore, buying sufficient insurance is prudent, even for small ventures. While needs would vary de...

News Corp bids for education market with new classroom tablet

Mar 07, 2013 at 01:01 | Source: Indian Express

News Corp's education division, Amplify, on Wednesday introduced the first tablet computer built specifically for the classroom, in a bid to capture a slice of the billions of dollars spent in US public schools. The Amplify Tablet hits the market at ...

World's top IT fair embraces 'cuddle jacket'

Mar 07, 2013 at 00:26 | Source: Indian Express

Everyone needs a hug now and then, but at the CeBIT, the world's top high-tech fair, even that can be created with technology as a Singapore-based firm unveiled its 'cuddle jacket', hailed as a global first. The normal-looking fleece-like item has sm...

Surrogate mother fled across US to save disabled baby from abortion

Mar 06, 2013 at 22:06 | Source: DNA India

A surrogate mother fled across the United States to save the child s life when the couple whose baby she was carrying demanded she have an abortion after discovering that the girl would be born severely disabled. Crystal Kelley, 30, learned five mont...

Now, portable device to detect stroke

Mar 06, 2013 at 22:06 | Source: The Hindu BusinessLine

Washington, Mar 6: Scientists have used a portable electronic device that measures eye movements to successfully determine whether the cause of severe, continuous and disabling dizziness is a stroke or something benign. “Using this device can ...

News Corp bids for education market with new classroom tablet

Mar 06, 2013 at 22:06 | Source: Financial Express

News Corp's education division, Amplify, on Wednesday introduced the first tablet computer built specifically for the classroom, in a bid to capture a slice of the billions of dollars spent in US public schools. The Amplify Tablet hits the market at...

World's top IT fair embraces 'cuddle jacket'

Mar 06, 2013 at 22:06 | Source: Financial Express

Everyone needs a hug now and then, but at the CeBIT, the world's top high-tech fair, even that can be created with technology as a Singapore-based firm unveiled its 'cuddle jacket', hailed as a global first. The normal-looking fleece-like item has s...

Consumers to spend $22 billion to check malwares in 2013

Mar 06, 2013 at 20:42 | Source: Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Consumers will spend $ 22 billion on checking malware attacks this year, while companies will invest a whopping $ 114 billion in dealing with such malicious softwares, a study has said. According to the study conducted by market research ...

World's top IT fair embraces 'cuddle jacket'

Mar 06, 2013 at 20:42 | Source: Economic Times

HANOVER: Everyone needs a hug now and then, but at the CeBIT, the world's top high-tech fair, even that can be created with technology as a Singapore-based firm unveiled its " cuddle jacket", hailed as a global first. The normal-looking fleece-like ...

When are we going to learn to trust robots?

Mar 06, 2013 at 15:27 | Source: BBC

A new robot unveiled this week highlights the psychological and technical challenges of designing a humanoid that people actually want to have around. Like all little boys, Roboy likes to show off. He can say a few words. He can shake hands and wave....

New mobile app to tackle forced marriage in UK

Mar 05, 2013 at 23:47 | Source: Economic Times

LONDON: A new government-funded smartphone app has been launched in Britain to protect potential victims at risk of being forced into marriage, including those of Indian-origin. The 'Freedom' app has been designed with inputs from Scotland Yard to c...

Driven by life's challenges

Mar 05, 2013 at 20:17 | Source: DNA India

Swimming s loss could be cycling s gain! After creating ripples in the pool, Commonwealth Games bronze medallist para-swimmer Prasanta Karmakar is set to blaze a trail in the Asian Cycling Championship to be held in the Capital from March 5 to 17.No ...

New mobile app to tackle forced marriage in UK

Mar 05, 2013 at 20:17 | Source: DNA India

A new government-funded smartphone app has been launched in Britain to protect potential victims at risk of being forced into marriage, including those of Indian-origin. The Freedom app has been designed with inputs from Scotland Yard to coincide wit...

ASSOCHAM union Budget: balanced prescription for financial sector

Mar 05, 2013 at 08:02 | Source: Assocham

Annual union budget proposes to ramp in several innovations and schemes to strengthen the financial sector to make it to global standards and provide relief and succor to millions with access to financial inclusion and social welfare, reveals the AS...

‘Budget neglects social sector, security spending’

Mar 04, 2013 at 23:51 | Source: The Hindu BusinessLine

New Delhi, March 4: The UPA Government is penalising the poor for the failure of the system, said National Advisory Council member Aruna Roy at a press conference here to analyse the Government’s social sector spending in Budget 2013-14. She w...

Cash transfer for pension schemes to cover all States by year-end

Mar 04, 2013 at 23:51 | Source: The Hindu BusinessLine

New Delhi, March 4: The direct cash transfer of pension schemes will cover all the States by the end of this year, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh said on Monday. Receiving the report of a task force to make the National Social Assistance P...

Budget: Chidambaram budgets for polls, makes it a sop story

Mar 04, 2013 at 09:17 | Source: Financial Express

With the UPA facing a litmus test in next year�s general election and economic growth at a decade low, P Chidambaram's Budget 2013-14 is largely being seen as a populist one. And, not without reason, with the finance minister hardly camouflaging h...

Sequester: Washington-area residents on how it will affect them

Mar 03, 2013 at 21:22 | Source: BBC

The White House says Washington DC and neighbouring Maryland and Virginia will be among the places hardest hit by the automatic budget cuts known as the sequester. The administration's analysis, dismissed by some Republicans as fear-mongering, p...

A modest budget

Mar 03, 2013 at 16:16 | Source: Indian Express

Houdini was famous for tying himself up in knots and amazing his spectators by getting free in a trice. P Chidambaram performed a Houdini-type liberating trick when he presented his eighth budget last Thursday. The circumstances were not auspicious. ...

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