4G services, which provide mobile users with internet access up to 50 times faster than the current 3G network, will be launched in Shanghai next month when the China Mobile company begins large-scale trials. The fourth generation of mobile phone mobile communication technology standards orm 4G provides users with high-speed internet access on devices such as phones, data cards and MiFi ...
A senior US Senator has posted on Twitter that the country is not working on its foreign policies as of now, remembering that last time when the country had no foreign policies Hitler had started the World War II. Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa is known for his unusual Twitter feeds referring history, the Huffington Post reports. Grassley has warned that a modern-day Hitler invasion is ...
A leading senior religious clerics in Saudi Arabia has said that Saudi citizens using Twitter will risk damnation. Abdul Latif Abdul Aziz al-Sheikh's declaration comes as a move to attack the US-based microblogging service, the Huffington Post reports. According to the report, Saudi leaders fear that Twitter and other social media services are platforms for making the dissidents voice out ...
In another cyber-attack Twitter and Financial Times (FT) website have reportedly been hacked. An online group called the Syrian Electronic Army supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad had followed a phishing attack on Financial Times' mail accounts, Stuff.co.nz reports. According to the report, the hackers have taken control over Twitter account of a news organization where 200 million ...
Australian Test batsman David Warner may reportedly lose his place in the squad for the prestigious Ashes tour following his Twitter outburst. According to the Sydney Morning Herald, Warner may now have to face a Cricket Australia code of behaviour hearing to explain why he should still be allowed on the upcoming Ashes series. Warner launched a blistering attack against two of the Australian ...
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In recent years, Billy Bob Thornton has been banking his career on playing a series of amusingly likable jerks, most notably (and hilariously) in Terry Zwigoff's Bad Santa (2003) and then again in Richard Linklater's limp 2005 remake of Bad News Bears, where he reimagined ... ...
Australian Test batsmen David Warner is likely to be charged with detrimental public comment for his Twitter outburst under Cricket Australia's (CA) code of conduct, delivering a setback to his leadership aspirations. Condemning Warner, CA's high-performance chief Pat Howard had confirmed that Warner will be disciplined after using the social networking site to launch a savage attack on cricket ...
Source: Reuters Sharing your feelings can lead to deeper relationships in the workplace, Facebook's chief operating officer says. Sheryl Sandberg admitted in an interview with India's Mint that she cries at work, adding women are not "one type of person Monday through Friday" and "then a different person in the nights and weekends". "I think we are all of ...
A youth from Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh was arrested on Sunday for creating a fake Facebook account of a female student and posting her morphed pictures, the police said.The youth, allegedly created a Facebook account of the girl and uploaded her morphed images along with obscene as well as false information, besides her contact number, the police said.The victim lodged a complaint with ...
A man who says he's the driver of a Jeep involved in a stunt demonstration that killed a 20-year-old woman in Edmonton has apologized, saying the tragedy should never have happened. "I have never been so terrified in my life and I am soooooooooo sorry, I know there will be a ton of hatred and speculation regarding what happened, and I accept that," Craig Supernault wrote on his ...
Minority shareholders in Clearwire say they will oppose the offer made by Sprint. Minority shareholders of Clearwire (Nasdaq: CLWR) likely will vote against a buyout offer from Sprint Nextel Corp. (NYSE: S) next week. Fox Business reported that they want to force Sprint, the nation's third largest wireless carrier, to sweeten its offer. Sprint owns slightly more than half of Clearwire and it ...
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Gunmen fired shots during an informal Mother's Day afternoon parade in New Orleans in Louisiana state injuring 19 people, two of them children, according to police.
The wounded in Sunday afternoon's shooting in the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana, governed by Indian-American Bobby Jindal, included 10 men and seven women as well as a boy and a girl, both 10.
Local Nola.com citing police said both the 10-year-old victims had graze wounds to the body and were in good condition. A man and a woman were reported to be in surgery Sunday evening.
Immediately after the shooting on Frenchmen Street police reported seeing three suspects running from the scene.
Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas said the three gunmen likely worked together, and at least two different weapons were used. One of the suspects is described as a man between 18 and 22 years old with short hair and wearing a white shirt and blue jeans, Serpas said.
Many of the victims were grazed, some by bullets that ricocheted. "At this point, there are no fatalities, and most of the wounds are not life-threatening," Nola.com cited spokesperson Remi Braden as saying in an email.
"But all medical conditions are not known at this time as victims were rushed to nearby hospitals," Braden said. ...
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