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Google to take back services of Orkut

Google to take back services of Orkut

Jun. 30 | Orkut to finally meet its much expected shut down. Search engine giant Google is all set to shut down its long dormant social networking site Orkut. The social networking site was launched ten years back, but failed to match up with other social networking...

Domino’s Pizza servers hacked, hackers demand ransom

Domino’s Pizza servers hacked, hackers demand ransom

Jun. 16 | Server hackers demand ransom of €30,000 from Domino’s Pizza. The American fast food giant – Domino’s Pizza – is in trouble as its servers have been recently hacked. The hackers have demanded a ransom of €30,000 from the chain,...

EU pushes UK to increase tax on expensive homes

EU pushes UK to increase tax on expensive homes

Jun. 3 | The European Union pushes UK to increase tax on expensive homes. The European Union has gently suggested the United Kingdom to increase the taxation level on the high value properties within the country. The commission has also asked to build more houses...

Paul Walker’s brothers to fill in production gaps in Fast & Furious 7

Paul Walker’s brothers to fill in production gaps in Fast & Furious 7

Apr. 16 | The shocking death of the American actor Paul Walker left producers of the ‘Fast and Furious’ franchise confused. Walker died in a car crash on November 30, 2013 and following the devastating news, the upcoming movie’s production was stalled...

Benedict Cumberbatch to play Hamlet at London’s theater in 2015

Benedict Cumberbatch to play Hamlet at London’s theater in 2015

Mar. 27 | British movie and TV actor Benedict Cumberbatch will soon head to a stage in London in order to play one of the most famous roles - Hamlet – in 2015. Cumberbatch is one of the most sought-after actors in Hollywood, but he will be heading home...

Sherlock to return for at least two more seasons

Sherlock to return for at least two more seasons

Jan. 10 | Popular British TV crime drama ‘Sherlock’ is all set to return for at least two additional seasons. Report from the Huffington Post said that the main star of the series, Benedict Cumberbatch has confirmed that he has been signed for the fourth season...

Nelson Mandela memorial to be attended by heads of state, celebrities

Nelson Mandela memorial to be attended by heads of state, celebrities

Dec. 10 | The 91 heads of state, 75 dignitaries, 10 former heads of state and 86 delegations from different organizations are expected to gather for the former South African President Nelson Mandela’s memorial. The memorial service for the late veteran will...

Vertu launches new phone Constellation for €4,900

Vertu launches new phone Constellation for €4,900

Oct. 4 | UK-based smartphone manufacturer Vertu will soon be launching its latest smartphone, reportedly priced at €4,900. The latest smartphone by the British manufacturer has been categorized as ‘luxurious’ and runs on an Android operating system. The...

US government announces partial shutdown on October 1, 2013

US government announces partial shutdown on October 1, 2013

Oct. 1 | For the first time in 17 years, the United States government began a partial shutdown on October 1, 2013. The current situation will have many consequences, as it will force up to 1 million people to take unpaid leave, national parks will be closed down...

UK set to float Royal Mail

UK set to float Royal Mail

Sep. 12 | The coalition in the UK has announced its intention to float Royal Mail on the stock exchange. The business secretary Vince Cable stated that the government plans to dispose of the majority of the company and the 10 percent stake will be given to 150,000...