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UK’s first pay-per-minute cafe now open in London

UK’s first pay-per-minute cafe now open in London

Jan. 9 | The first UK branch of a Russian café which charges its customers according to the duration of their stay has opened in London. The café charges according to the time spent by customers, but offers unlimited free tea and biscuits in exchange. The new...

Yota launches smartphone with two screens

Yota launches smartphone with two screens

Dec. 4 | Russian company Yota has launched a smartphone which features two screens, in addition to having a prolonged battery life. The phone has been launched in several markets and features one normal LCD display and another with e-ink technology, which is always...

2013 Thanksgiving Day: Countdown apps available for iPhone and Android

2013 Thanksgiving Day: Countdown apps available for iPhone and Android

Nov. 20 | The highly anticipated Thanksgiving Day in the United States is fast approaching and it represents one of the most special and beloved family holidays of the year. As the holiday is almost here, the details of 2013 Thanksgiving Day Countdown apps for...

152 Million accounts exposed during Adobe hack

152 Million accounts exposed during Adobe hack

Nov. 8 | Data belonging to more than 152 million Adobe user accounts have been unveiled by a security firm, which indicates that the numbers stated by the Photoshop maker might not correspond to the actual size of the breach. Security firm LastPass has claimed...

Facebook removes restrictions for teenage users

Facebook removes restrictions for teenage users

Oct. 17 | In the past, social networking giant Facebook did not allow juvenile users to share their pictures across the network. However, the company changed its rules recently and said that teenagers are now allowed to alter the setting manually, in order to share...

France votes against child beauty pageants

France votes against child beauty pageants

Sep. 18 | The government of France is moving to ban child beauty pageants in the country, as the Parliament argued that such pageants promote the hyper-sexualisation of minors. The new bill was adopted by the Senate, by 196 votes to 146 on September 17, 2013 and...

Contestants of Miss World 2013 pageant will not wear bikinis

Contestants of Miss World 2013 pageant will not wear bikinis

Sep. 6 | The upcoming Miss World 2013 pageant – set to be held in Indonesia – will be witnessing a big change in the Beach Fashion award. It has been announced that the contestants of the 63rd edition of the Miss World contest will not be wearing bikinis...

Amazon to introduce ability to buy products through mobile apps

Amazon to introduce ability to buy products through mobile apps

Aug. 27 | Online shopping giant Amazon stated that it is launching a new feature which will allow users to shop for goods from their mobile applications. With this announcement, software developers will be able to create games, weather, sports and other applications...

HTC One Mini offered by Vodafone for 4G launch

HTC One Mini offered by Vodafone for 4G launch

Aug. 16 | Telecom giant Vodafone UK has started selling the HTC One Mini in 4G-ready f0rm, just before the operator’s next-gen network launch later in August 2013. Reports have said that Vodafone will offer the miniaturized version of the HTC One on a 4G...

Miley Cyrus thought of dropping her last name

Miley Cyrus thought of dropping her last name

Aug. 5 | American recording artist Miley Cyrus admitted that people usually have misconception of her. The ‘Hannah Montana’ actress said that she almost dropped her father Billy Ray’s surname in order to escape her child-star-gone-wild reputation. Miley...