In an announcement which implies that the Sony next-generation game console - PlayStation 4 (PS4) - will be comparatively cheaper than rival Microsoft's new Xbox One, Sony said at the E3 trade show that the cost of its console in the US will be $399. In the UK, the console will be priced at £349; and, across Europe, the device's cost will be 399 euros.
According to reports of Policy Exchange, some £34bn of the Government's £48bn holding in Lloyds Banking Group and Royal Bank of Scotland should be given to 48 million Britons. The chancellor's think tank has claimed that the Coalition should distribute shares in state-owned banks to taxpayers ahead of the next general election.
It was suggested that 92% of careers in Wales feel more stressed because of their roles played at their job places.
AstraZeneca said in a statement today that it has agreed to buy U. S. firm Pearl Therapeutics for up to $1.15 billion. Anglo-Swedish pharmaceuticals group AstraZeneca has entered an agreement to take over Pearl Therapeutics, which is a privately held company based in Redwood City, California.
The foreign minister of Austria stated that they don't rule out the coming back of its U. N. Peacekeepers to the Golan Heights, in case their command is better command.
A recent research has found that homes signed up with the Telephone Preference Service receive double the number of nuisance calls compared to those who have not registered.
In an official blog post on Sunday, June 9, bigwig US carrier AT&T announced its changed upgrade policy, under which the company has set a 24-month minimum term for the eligibility of its subscribers to receive upgrade pricing on all handsets or devices.
This girl has taken the world by surprise as she scored 162 in a recent IQ test she went through. This places the girl above the world's renowned geniuses Stephen Hawking and Albert Einstein in intelligence.
In spite of more than £5 billion turnover last year, Vodafone has not paid any UK corporation tax this year. This has happened for second year in a row as the company admitted not paying the tax in 2011-12 also.
June 6 saw the launch of European Space Agency's (ESA) fourth Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV), which lifted atop the Ariane 5 rocket from a spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana at 5:53 p. m. EDT on the day.
A comet factory around a young star has been observed for the first time by the astronomers in Netherlands. The astronomers observed that particles present around the young star clump together to grow.
Austria victory at the Ernst Happel Stadium was their third in their last four qualifiers. By breaking the Sweden's creaking defense they have improved their chances of World Cup qualification. This victory has got it 11 points to keep them level with Ireland in second place in Group C.
With a hope that it would be part of the FTSE250 index in next review in September, Partnership Assurance Group has clicked on the surface of stock market. It is pleasantly placed at over 1.8 billion pounds in its London market.
Fleshing out details, the shares have been trading at 450.5 pence. Further, by 0715 GMT, PAL was trading at 455.75 pence.
The Great Train Robbery Report that came out recently has claimed that rail privatization is completely dependent on public subsidies and has improved service a little.
The study said that rail privatization was failing taxpayers. Europe has the most expensive fares in the UK. It has been found that old, dilapidated trains had serious overcrowding in the region.
A comet factory has struck the eyes of scientists. After an Australian astronomer discovered a dust wrapped comet that flew into the Sun corona, this comet became centre of attraction for several researchers.
While cancer is already a threatening disease, which could attack anyone, anytime, taking a person's life or sparing him, an estimate by a charity has confirmed the risk to almost 50% of the UK population of getting cancer.
Macmillan Cancer Support, the charity, has warned that almost 47% of the total population could develop the fatal disease during their life span by 2020.
Beal Conjecture is the name of the enigmatic puzzle that has puzzled the minds of several mathematicians. This time, motivation is a huge amount and one would like to try to decipher it. Prize money for cracking of code is a million dollars.
Internet access on mobile phones and tablets has resulted in rapid growth of mobile networks. A1 (Telekom Austria Group's operative company in Austria) with Ericsson and Nokia Siemens Networks is working on further evolution of mobile technologies in the years to come.
The University of Cambridge has decided to put in efforts to build a centre worth £63 million devoted to cutting edge science as well as growing partnerships with industry.
The new centre on the West Cambridge site at the Cavendish Laboratory would be dedicated to world-class analysis into physical sciences. Also, it would be dedicated to how the same interprets to industry.
Local residents can hear the noise of cicadas when the weather heats up. The winged insects were living under the ground for 17 years. They are known to make shrill mating call, which is a signature sound of summer in North America.
Each summer cicadas crop up in various parts of the continent. The northeastern U. S. is witnessing a...
At 11.10 pm, Barack Obama recorded a historic win by defeating his rival, Mitt Romney by 100 votes. Obama was given 303 electoral votes by the major networks, while Romney got 203.
Obama, the first African American President, was elected...
Average price of gasoline has fallen by six cents since past two weeks and further plunge in the price is expected in the coming days.
The decrease is first in the prices since December. According to reports by the Lundberg Survey of fuel...
The Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico has helped a...
The mission manager of the NASA telescope, Kepler, Roger...
An explanation provided by scientists hired by the...
Researchers have succeeded in unearthing a gigantic...
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