Close on the heels of struggling Japanese chipmaker Renesas' last-week statement that it will decide whether it should sell its mobile chip division in fiscal 2013, the company's new president Tetsuya Tsurumaru recently told reporters in Tokyo that the company is currently in talks with foreign companies about the sale of the mobile chip business which it acquired from Nokia three years back.
In a move which will help Apple add an extra protection layer against hackers who make attempts to access Apple users' accounts by requiring mobile phone verification for changes in personal data or online purchases, the company is reportedly set to introduce a two-step verification process which underscores the addition of a new security level for iCloud and Apple ID users.
According to reports, Internet firm Yahoo will soon announce its expansion plans, under which the company will make an announcement about its decision to create 200 new jobs in Ireland over the next one year.
According to a recent statement by public broadcaster BBC, a number of official BBC Twitter accounts - including the BBCWeather, BBCArabicOnline and BBCRadioUlster accounts - were hacked on Thursday by hackers who apparently have links with the Syrian government.
In a disclosure that is similar to a 'transparency report' which Google started publishing in 2010, software giant Microsoft revealed on Thursday that, in 2012, the company received over 75,000 requests from government law reinforcement agencies for divulging details about hundreds of millions of its customers all across the world.
On Wednesday, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed by Angola and South Africa in Luanda, to reinforce the cooperation between the two countries and to increase national research and development (R&D) capacity, mobility of research, and advancement of human as well as technological resources.
With China's new president Xi Jinping set to visit Moscow this week, a breakthrough in energy talks between China and Russia is apparently in the offing; in a potential development which is likely to strengthen ties between the two neighboring countries.
In an ongoing exhibition in Vienna, citizens are being reminded of role of their country in World War II. Austria was ruled by Germany at that time.
The new Palais Hansen Kempinski Vienna had officially opened today and is capable for attending a party of 700. The building is built in the historical Renaissance Revival-style, as built in year 1873. The café wall of the hotel is made up of real plants to the intricate details of each space. The hotel is built by Viennese architect Boris Podrecca and designer Jean-Claude Laville.
Sources suggested Carinthia, the southernmost province of Austria, to be a cheaper place for ski and spa holiday.
Carinthia is situated on the sunny side of the Alps and Bad Kleinkirchheim (or BKK). It is famous for its warm and welcoming atmosphere. The province is at a closer distance from the country of Italy. Carinthia's Germanic efficiency is laden with a lot of enjoyment and fun.
L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Ltd (LTMRHL) has confirmed that it has received the first lot of rails for Hyderabad metro rail project from France.
LTMRHL, which is developing a metro project in Hyderabad, has received rails weighing 5,000 tons from Tata Steel's French plant, which has supplied rails to several major railway projects across the globe, including to the Indian market.
Greece can takeover the local units of Cypriot banks in a bid to protect its struggling banking system from the Cyprus financial crisis, a senior government official revealed.
The Greek branches of Cypriot banks remained closed on Tuesday and Wednesday, and will also remain closed on Thursday and Friday.
The Netherlands Consumer Authority (NCA) has slapped Ryanair with a hefty fine of _370,000 for violating Dutch consumer protection law.
The watchdog said that Dutch travelers paid more than necessary for the tickets they purchased online because the company's website offered airfares included hidden and avoidable charges.
Hewlett-Packard (H-P) CEO Meg Whitman has claimed that the company is on a solid financial foundation, and is profitable.
Speaking during a question-&-answer session at the company's shareholder meeting on Wednesday, Ms. Whitman tried to assure shareholders about the company's future and urged them not to pay heed to troubling headlines about the company.
There might be some tensions between the US and Israeli administrations, but military ties between the two countries are as firm as ever, experts say.
Dan Schueftan, director of Haifa University's National Security Study Center, said that the tensions between the US and Israeli administrations rarely affected military ties between the two countries.
A day after the US used nuclear-armed B-52 bombers in joint military drills with South Korea; the North Korean army issued a warning that it would attack US military bases in Japan and the island of Guam in the Pacific if provoked.
Tech giant Google is investing heavily in green (renewable) energy because the bottom-line results of its investments are supported by data, Google's director of energy & sustainability Rick Needham said.
Speaking at the Cleantech Forum in San Francisco, Needham said that while prices of fossil fuels were going up, renewable prices were on the decline.
Ghassan Hitto, a former information technology executive who until recently had lived in the US, has been elected as the interim prime minister of Syria.
Fifty-year-old Hitto received 35 votes, beating his closest rival, former Agriculture Minister Assad Mustafat by three votes.
In England's final Test against New Zealand, Kevin Pietersen will not be seen as the England batsman has been ruled out for next six to seven weeks because of knee injury.
Pieterson has joined bowlers; spinner Graeme Swann and seamer Tim Bresnan as a long-term absentee after the pair both had undergone surgery for elbow injuries.
Though the rumours of their split have been there since last summer, but according to the latest report by People, Katy Perry and John Mayer have finally broken up.
Sources say that the busy schedules of both have led the relationship to split, since, both of them have been really occupied with the work lately
According to a UN report, it has been revealed that insects are becoming an important industrial food source. Seeing the rise in population, insects can act as a great way of feed.
It is said that approximately nine billion people will be alive by 2050. In such a scenario, billions of insects like houseflies, crickets, beetles, bees,...
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...
Warnings have been announced by the World Health...
Dr. Leona Brenner-Gati, acting deputy commissioner for...
Health Minister Norman Lamb feels ageing population has...
Some shocking revelations have been reported in which...
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