Selfie-stick sellers face fines in South Korea
Dec 02, 2014 at 01:32 | Source:
In South Korea, selling a selfie stick that lets people photograph themselves could mean a fine of up to £17,300 if the gadget is unregistered. South Korea's radio management agency has issued guidelines outlawing the sale of unregistered self...
Obama and daughters hit bookstore for Small Business Saturday
Nov 30, 2014 at 09:15 | Source:
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama and his teenaged daughters, Sasha and Malia, went to an independent book store in Washington to buy books as a way to promote Small Business Saturday, an event aimed at boosting small businesses.&quo...
India is the fastest growing smartphone market in Asia: IDC
Nov 26, 2014 at 14:41 | Source:
India is the fastest growing market in Asia Pacific with a quarter-on-quarter growth of 27 percent in Q3 2014 (July-September). According to IDC, the market observed exceptional growth owing to festive demand and recorded a new high in smartphone shi...
Selfie stick makes it to Time's 25 best inventions list
Nov 24, 2014 at 17:28 | Source:
The selfie stick that facilitates your capturing a selfie from an angle of your choice by positioning your smartphone beyond the arms' reach has made it to the Time magazine's list of 25 best inventions of 2014."If 2013 was the year in which sel...
Gorilla Glass 4 to toughen smartphone screens
Nov 22, 2014 at 22:30 | Source:
New York, Nov 22 (IANS) Glassmaker Corning Incorporated has unveiled the super tough Gorilla Glass 4, the latest version of its hardened glass covers that save smartphone and tablet screens from damage.The new material is about twice as tough as Gori...
Selfie stick in Time magazine's best inventions list
Nov 22, 2014 at 21:30 | Source:
Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) The selfie stick that facilitates your capturing a selfie from an angle of your choice by positioning your smartphone beyond the arms' reach has made it to the Time magazine's list of 25 best inventions of 2014."If 2013...
BlackBerry Scores Free Ad as Obama Retrieves Smartphone
Nov 22, 2014 at 10:00 | Source:
BlackBerry Ltd. (BBRY) got a free advertisement today from one of its favorite, longtime customers -- President Barack Obama. White House reporters today spotted Obama walk back off the Marine One helicopter shortly after boarding and return to the ...
Google, Rockstar settle Nortel patent litigation suit
Nov 21, 2014 at 03:02 | Source:
Google and patent consortium Rockstar - which includes Apple as an investor - have agreed to settle a patent litigation suit, according to a court filing. The settlement terms were not disclosed. In 2011, Rockstar paid $4.5bn (£2.9bn) for thousands ...
WhatsApp behind half of Italian divorce cases: Attorney group
Nov 21, 2014 at 00:30 | Source:
Rome, Nov 20 (IANS) Almost half of the divorce cases in Italy rely at least in part on information gathered through the instant messaging service WhatsApp, according to the Italian Association of Matrimonial Lawyers.Analysts say social media is playi...
India is becoming our largest overseas market, says Xiaomi CEO Jun Lei
Nov 20, 2014 at 20:00 | Source:
Jun Lei, co-founder and CEO China's smartphone maker Xiaomi, has said that India is becoming its largest overseas market and the firm has the opportunity to become the number one brand in the world, Bloomberg reported. He made the remark at W...
Israelis, Palestinians look to personal safety in holy city on edge
Nov 19, 2014 at 23:30 | Source:
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - On edge but faithful to their religious routine, worshippers returned on Wednesday to the Jerusalem synagogue where four rabbis and a policeman were killed in a Palestinian attack a day earlier.The bloodstains had been washed aw...
Nokia launches N1 Android tablet, an iPad lookalike
Nov 19, 2014 at 13:30 | Source:
Finland's Nokia launched a new brand-licensed tablet computer on Tuesday which is designed to rival Apple's iPad Mini, just six months after the company sold its ailing phones and devices business to Microsoft for over $7 billion.Nokia, a name which ...