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Microsoft unveils Office Remote app

Microsoft unveils Office Remote app

Nov. 19 | Tech giant Microsoft on November 19, 2013 announced the release of its Office Remote, which is a new application that enables users to turn their Windows Phone into a smart remote. The application will allow users to be in control of Microsoft Office...

Open auditions for Star Wars sequel to be held in UK

Open auditions for Star Wars sequel to be held in UK

Nov. 7 | The makers of the upcoming two Star Wars movies are planning to organize open auditions for the sequel. The auditions are expected to open for the two lead roles very soon. The casting sessions for Star Wars: Episode VII are expected to begin later this...

Storm in southern UK claims two lives

Storm in southern UK claims two lives

Oct. 28 | Parts of the UK have been hit by a major storm, which claimed lives of a teenager in Kent and a man in Watford. More than 270,000 homes are left without electricity and rail services across southern Britain had to be cancelled due to the storm. According...

Top five early favorites of 2013 Miss World pageant

Top five early favorites of 2013 Miss World pageant

Sep. 27 | Ever since they arrived in Bali, contestants of the 2013 Miss World pageant are attracting plenty of attention, however, five of the finalists have already become favorites and are continuously confirming that they are worthy of winning the crown. The...

Image of Amazon’s updated Kindle Fire leaks online

Image of Amazon’s updated Kindle Fire leaks online

Sep. 16 | Rumors have been circulating for a while that the online retail giant Amazon is getting ready to refresh its tablet range in the upcoming months and a new image of the yet to be released Kindle Fire has been leaked online, adding weight to the previous...

Vodafone to launch 4G in five additional UK cities on September 28, 2013

Vodafone to launch 4G in five additional UK cities on September 28, 2013

Sep. 10 | Multinational telecommunications company Vodafone has confirmed that it will launch its 4G mobile network in five other UK cities, including Coventry, Leicester, Birmingham, Sheffield and Nottingham on September 28, 2013. The company started a limited...

Facebook announces compensation for sharing details on ads

Facebook announces compensation for sharing details on ads

Aug. 27 | Facebook users whose personal information appeared on ads will soon be compensated for it. Recent reports have stated that about 614,000 Facebook users whose personal details appeared on the site without their permission will each receive a $15 payout. The...

Unauthorized YouTube advertisements exposed

Unauthorized YouTube advertisements exposed

Aug. 16 | A team of security researchers from London has found and exposed a scheme which incorporated unauthorized advertisements into Google’s YouTube. The firm Spider.io discovered two programs which placed ads on YouTube’s website when they were viewed...

Lea Michele tearfully dedicates Teen Choice Award to Cory Monteith

Lea Michele tearfully dedicates Teen Choice Award to Cory Monteith

Aug. 12 | On August 11, 2013, American actress and singer Lea Michele was honored with the Best TV actress award at the Teen Choice Awards. The actress, while accepting the award, tearfully dedicated the honor to her late co-star and boyfriend Cory Monteith. This...

Americans urged to leave Yemen due to threats from al-Qaeda

Americans urged to leave Yemen due to threats from al-Qaeda

Aug. 6 | On August 6, 2013, the State Department ordered the evacuation of most of the U.S. Embassy in Yemen. The department has urged all Americans to leave the country after a threat from al-Qaeda, which triggered the shutdown of diplomatic outposts across the...