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Commonwealth 2014: British men beat New Zealand in Hockey

Commonwealth 2014: British men beat New Zealand in Hockey

Aug. 5 | British hockey team claimed victory by beating New Zealand at the Commonwealth Games Hockey bronze. It was a thrilling match which ended up on penalties. England was falling behind in the first half after which it took the lead before it was pegged back...

Samsung sued by Microsoft over patent issues

Samsung sued by Microsoft over patent issues

Aug. 2 | In another patent issue US based software giant Microsoft has sued South Korean giant Samsung for breaching the contract involving Android patent royalties. The complaint has been filed in the US district court in the Southern District of New York on...

West Midlands Police in UK now on Snapchat

West Midlands Police in UK now on Snapchat

Jul. 21 | UK’s West Midlands Police on Snapchat for better communication with citizens. The reach of social media today is moving far beyond its targeted youth population, the West Midlands police (WMP) force in the UK are now on Snapchat.  It has become...

Novaratis and Google to develop new smart contact lens

Novaratis and Google to develop new smart contact lens

Jul. 16 | Novaratis and Google to develop smart contact lens that can monitor blood sugar levels. Search engine giant Google has on July 15, 2014 announced partnership with a Europe based drug maker Novaratis. The two giants will now develop a smart contact lens...

Egyptian statue auction in UK condemned by Egypt government

Egyptian statue auction in UK condemned by Egypt government

Jul. 11 | Priceless Egyptian statue auction by UK museum irks Egyptian government.  A 4,000 year old Egyptian statue which was auctioned for £15.76 million at London’s Christie has set of a chain of upsetting reaction amongst Egypt’s officials. The...

Vertu and Bentley to launch new customized smartphones

Vertu and Bentley to launch new customized smartphones

Jul. 8 | Bentley and Vertu partner up to create exclusive luxury smartphone. British based luxury auto giant Bentley has joined hands with smartphone manufacturer Vertu. The two companies have joined hands for a five year venture to launch a series of the high...

Indonesia sees rapid decline in forest cover

Indonesia sees rapid decline in forest cover

Jul. 2 | Indonesia forest cover decreasing faster than Brazil. A new study has revealed that Indonesia has lost about 60,000 sq km of forest cover in a period of 12 years. The rate of deforestation has increased to such a level that for the first time it has surpassed...

Bob Dylan handwritten manuscripts auction for record $2 million

Bob Dylan handwritten manuscripts auction for record $2 million

Jun. 26 | ‘Like a Rolling Stone’ manuscript sells for $2 Million. Handwritten manuscripts for ‘Like a Rolling Stone’ by veteran American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan sold for just over $2 million on June 24, 2014. The draft was a part of the rock and roll...

Cronut craze makes Londoners go gaga

Cronut craze makes Londoners go gaga

Jun. 19 | Pies and pastries retire as Dosants, Duffins and Cronuts take over the food scene. The global gastronomical landscape is being dotted with new and innovative hybrid foods. Its quite difficult to point out where exactly this new fad begun, but we do know...

Murray hires Frenchwoman as coach

Murray hires Frenchwoman as coach

Jun. 10 | Ranked at world No.5 Andrew Murray hires former female French tennis star as coach. Scottish professional tennis star Andy Murray surprised the world of tennis after he hired a French woman – Amelie Mauresmo – as his new coach. With the recent...