Austria's Turkish community won the battle against Danish toy giant Lego yesterday. The firm has agreed to withdraw a Star Wars toy set that features a mosque-like building inhabited by an obese, hookah-smoking alien.
According to a Wall Street Journal (WSJ) report, the new version of the popular Apple iPhone - to be supposedly called the `iPhone 5S' - will be fairly akin in appearance to the iPhone 5; and will likely hit the markets in summer this year.
At a time when Apple is apparently involving in fixing the bugs in its newest operating system, the iOS 6, rumors have started making rounds about Apple's supposedly ongoing efforts in developing the next iteration of the operating system - the iOS 7.
On Monday, tech giant Apple posted a statement, in Chinese, on its website, extending an open apology to Apple's China-based customers, after the Chinese government media launched a campaign of sorts to widely criticize the company's repair policies for two weeks.
Leeds General Infirmary is back in news and this time it is for suspension of child heart surgery due to early publication of data that has garnered a lot of criticism from heart surgeons.
The figures however have been disputed by doctors at the hospital and they feel that when it comes to other centres, the death rates are comparable.
According to a recent report by the state-owned Saudi Press Agency (SPA), citing a statement made by the Saudi Communications and Information Technology Commission, a number of popular Internet chat, call, and messaging services - including Skype, WhatsApp, and Viber - may be banned by Saudi Arabia because these apps they do not comply with the country's regulatory requirements.
England is witnessing government's reforms of the NHS as they come into force.
Creating about 200 new organisations in underway and this includes a network of GP-led groups to manage the budget and NHS England. The system will be overseen by the national board.
The history of the NHS is all set to see the most radical shake-up ever.
The official opening ceremony for production of Nissan's groundbreaking electric car - the Nissan Leaf - at the company's manufacturing plant in Sunderland on Thursday, March 28, was attended by Prime Minister David Cameron, who hailed the manufacturing industry of the region.
In a series of digital future-related predictions made by Dr Hugh Bradlow - the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Australia's biggest telecom firm Telstra -, it has been projected that the computer tablets which the Australians will be using by the year 2020 will have the ability to be rolled like a newspaper and put in a pocket.
Google Street View has recently published digital images of the devastation caused in the Japanese town of Namie by the March 2011 nuclear disaster which was sparked by a calamitous earthquake and tsunami.
According to a Reuters report, Spanish Linux group Hispalinux filed a complaint with the Madrid office of the European Commission (EC) on Tuesday, expressing their grouse against the `Secure Boot' technology which the Windows 8 hardware implements by default.
In a move which will draw attention to the potential of unused frequencies in the broadcast TV spectrum, Internet search giant Google has recently announced the release of a six-month trial program which will provide wireless broadband to South African schools by tapping the `white spaces.'
On Monday, professional social network LinkedIn gave a `smarter' edge to its search engine by releasing a number of upgrades which will chiefly result in more and improved results faster, involving very less effort.
According to reports, bigwig global wireless distributor Brightstar is BlackBerry's `mystery partner' that has placed an order for 1 million BlackBerry Z10 smartphones.
According to a Monday report in the People's Daily, China made its first large-scale weapons technology purchases from Russia in the last ten years, when it recently signed an agreement to buy 24 fighter jets and four submarines from Russia.
In a recent ruling in the federal court in Newark, New Jersey, Chinese national Liu Sixing was sentenced to five years and 10 months in jail, in military data theft case.
The massive, glitzy Broadway production which Samsung staged when it announced its latest handset in the Galaxy line - the Galaxy S4 smartphone - led to a controversy of sorts over the company's supposedly sexist product releases.
According to the latest global climate leadership review released by the Climate Institute on Tuesday, Asia now dominates the low-carbon market; thanks largely to the efforts of emerging Asian economies - like Indonesia, Mexico, China, and Turkey - in the direction of reducing carbon emissions for improving environmental conditions.
In a new funding round led by Swedish group, Proventus Capital Partners, funds to the tune of _65 million ($84 million) have been raised by Dublin-based renewable energy group Gaelectric.
According to a Monday blog post by Adam Cahan, Yahoo's SVP of mobile and emerging products, Yahoo is acquiring London-based news summarising startup Summly, the developer of a mobile app which facilitates users in reading news stories and other content on the smaller screens of smartphones.
Financial sector experts have said that the new limit announced by the European officials on the amount of bonus that can be given to banking officials will result in higher basic salaries among other initiatives giving additional benefits to the bankers.
Bankers in the leading financial hub of London are particularly concerned over the...
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...
A bigger-sized meteor crashed into the moon in March....
We have never come across a notion that the solar...
A 19-year-old high school student has won a $75,000...
Back in 1973 on this day, Congress passed the Endangered...
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