In an attempt to regain a foothold in the low-cost smartphone sector, Finland-based handset maker Nokia unveiled its $99-priced touchscreen handset, the dual-SIM Nokia Asha 501, for India as well as other emerging markets last week.
Microsoft disclosed in a Friday announcement that it has added some new social features to the Bing search engine; a move which marks yet another expansion to the company search site, in order to make it more useful and interactive as well as to distinguish it from Web search biggie Google.
In a move which marks a notable advance by the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the direction of helping more airlines offer in-cabin wireless broadband, the agency Thursday voted to open a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM).
In compliance with a request from the State Department, a Texas law student - Cody Wilson - has taken down downloadable design files pertaining to the world's first 3D-printed handgun, The Liberator, from his website.
At the annual GTI meeting and Worthersee Festival in Reifnitz, Austria, Volkswagen will be showcasing its new concept based on the seventh-generation of Golf GTI which has been designed under able guidance of Volkswagen's Head of Design Klaus Bischoff. The new concept is named as `Design Vision GTI' which will offer the looks at a super uber-track-focused Golf GTI.
The Austrian National Tourist Office has revealed that the tourist arrivals in 2012 in Austria have broken the records of last 20 years. The country has become the most sought-after destination for travelers especially from the Middle East.
The first event of GC32 Austria Cup is hosted as a part of popular Traunsee Woche. The brand new GC32 series began in Austria in the spectacular Lake Traunsee. It has six race teams contesting at the inaugural event.
The first ever day of racing went without too many hitches. The GC32 catamarans are competing in the race for The Great Cup.
Austria felt imense pressure on Wednesday to reveal more about tax evaders. The senior officials of the European Union called that an automatic information sharing system should be used more widely and rapidly within the bloc.
In the legal fight against radio frequencies' allocation, a result of takeover of Orange Austria by rival Hutchison Whampoa, partial victory has been claimed by T-Mobile Austria on Monday.
It was said by the Deutsche Telekom unit on its website in a blog entry that the case had been referred by an administrative court in Vienna to the European Court of Justice.
As per the revelations of a new report, a 2-0 win has been eked out at the World Championships on the ice in Helsinki by Germany over rivals Austria.
However, the hopes of the nation are still slim. But, it is being said that the same was enough for reprisal for February Olympic heartbreak. Its best hockey was not produced then by the German national team against Austria.
Software biggie Microsoft recently previewed some of the forthcoming features which it is bringing to Office Web Apps, the browser-based Web component of the company's Office 365 product.
With Office Web apps essentially delivering online versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote, one of the new features recently previewed by Microsoft included the real-time co-authoring support.
About 40 per cent of patients who complain of chronic back pain could be cured with a course of antibiotics rather than surgery, in a medical breakthrough that one spinal surgeon says is worthy of a Nobel prize.
At some point of time in life, out of five, four suffer from back problems in Britain.
Scientists feel that exposing skin to sunlight derives several benefits and they outweigh the risks faced by the skin associated with sun exposure.
According to Edinburgh University, there is a reduction in blood pressure, reduction in the chances of getting a heart attack and risks of a stroke. Exposure to sun also increases life.
On Monday, Microsoft announced its `Windows Blue' software version, which is an upgrade to the last October-released Windows 8 OS for desktops, laptops, and tablets; and will enhance the existing software with the addition of a number of new features.
In an announcement which marks Acer's latest addition to the `budget' 7-inch Android tablet market, the company has recently unveiled its $169-priced Iconia A1 laptop. With the new Acer laptop having being launched in the so-described `Netbook-of-the-moment' category, it will apparently take on the likes of HP Slate 7, Lenovo IdeaTab A6000, and Amazon Kindle Fire.
Barnes & Noble' subsidiary Nook Media LLC revealed in a Friday announcement that its wide-ranging catalog of reading and entertainment content on the much-admired Nook HD and Nook HD+ tablets is being further expanded, with the addition of the popular Google Play digital content experience on these two devices.
The user contract of New York City's upcoming public bike share program, Citibike, imposes a weight restriction on renting a bike; with New Yorkers who weigh more than 260 pounds (120 kg) not eligible to rent a bike under the program which is being funded by Citibank.
According to a Bloomberg report, the software designers at Apple are relentlessly working on some significant iOS changes to update the company's mobile operating system, so that it looks notably streamlined and improved, ahead of the company's Worldwide Developer's Conference scheduled to be held in the second week of June.
As a part of a project to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the world's first web page, the researchers at the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) recently announced that they would be restoring the first website, so as to "preserve the digital assets that are associated with the birth of the web."
In a Monday announcement, LG Electronics revealed that has now started accepting the pre-orders for its 55-inch curved OLED TVs in South Korea; a move that underscores LG's attempts to retain a lead over Samsung Electronics with regard to the next-generation panel technology OLED - organic light emitting diode - which is not only more energy-efficient, but also offers better picture quality.
According to a research published by the NPD Group, it has been revealed that increased number of Canadian diners have been urging for gluten-free and wheat-free dishes.
It has been said that the demand has increased to 140% since 2010. Executive director of food service at NPD, Robert Carter, was of the view that it would not wrong to...
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...
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