Facebook hit with lawsuit over plan to issue new stock
A Facebook Inc shareholder filed a proposed class action lawsuit on Friday in a bid to stop the company’s plan to issue new Class C stock, calling the move an unfair deal to entrench Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg as controlling shareholder. The lawsuit, filed in the Delaware Court of Chancery, followed the social networking company’s announcement on Wednesday of its plan to issue the shares. The rejiggering of Facebook’s share structure is effectively a 3-for-1 stock split. Z...
Olympic Champion Kirani James Breaks Drake Record in 400m
Kirani James timed 44.08 seconds,� break Drake's world-leading time. He is the favourite to win gold in 400m at Rio
Road to Rio: Lalita Babar smashes national record, Sudha Singh qualifies for Olympics in 3000m steeple
Olympics-bound Lalita Babar on Friday smashed her own national record to win the gold while Sudha Singh also qualified for the Rio Games while winning silver in women's 3000m steeplechase The post Road to Rio: Lalita Babar smashes national record, Sudha Singh qualifies for Olympics in 3000m steeple appeared first on Firstpost....
Google Doodle celebrates ‘father of information theory’ Claude Shannon’s 100th birthday
Today’s Google Doodle honours the ‘father of information theory’ – Claude Shannon. It would have been his hundredth birthday today. Born on this day in 1916, Shannon was an American mathematician, electrical engineer and cryptographer. Shannon was best known for having founded the information theory in a landmark paper he published in 1948. He is equally famous for founding the digital computer and digital circuit design theory in 1937, as a 21 year old student pursuing h...
Leicester City Have Britain's Bookmakers on Run
Leicester City, who need just three points from three games to win the English Premier League, will be responsible for an "unprecedented" £15 million ($22 million, 19 million euros) pay-out by Britain's bookmakers if they win the title
The best team in IPL 2016: What an overseas fan makes of Gujarat Lions
Win over Rising Pune Supergiants showed once again why Gujarat Lions are the team everyone else has to beat in IPL 9. The post The best team in IPL 2016: What an overseas fan makes of Gujarat Lions appeared first on Firstpost....
Xiaomi will launch Mi smartwatch in the second half of 2016, claims company
Xiaomi’s rumoured smartwatch may finally make an appearance this year. Xiaomi’s Co-Founder and Vice President Liu De has reportedly confirmed the Mi smartwatch at an event in Beijing. In addition, the company is also expected to announce the Mi Max smartphone alongside the new MIUI 8 ROM and new Mi Band 2. According to a report by GizmoChina, the launch of the smartwatch has been slightly delayed as the CEO of Huami, the company which actually manufacturers the Mi Band...
Vijender Singh Confronts Matiouze Royer During Official Weigh-In
Vijender Singh will fight French boxer Matiouze Royer in his fifth pro bout. The boxers had a small confrontation during their official weigh-in
After Salman furore, IOA appoints Olympic gold-medallist Abhinav Bindra as goodwill ambassador
After the uproar over Salman Khan's appointment as the good will ambassador for the Rio 2016 Olympics, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has now roped in shooter and 2008 Olympic gold-medalist Abhinav Bindra as well. The post After Salman furore, IOA appoints Olympic gold-medallist Abhinav Bindra as goodwill ambassador appeared first on Firstpost....
Just because you can use Siri to open your August lock doesn’t mean you will
August's newest smart lock is HomeKit compatible, meaning you can ask Siri to unlock your door for you or unlock your door remotely, provided you have a fourth-generation Apple TV. The post Just because you can use Siri to open your August lock doesn’t mean you will appeared first on Digital Trends.
IPL 2016: Mumbai, Pune to share Vizag as home ground; GC shifts crucial fixtures from Eden to Kotla
The IPL GC also decided to have Visakhapatnam as the common main venue for MI and RPS in a meeting in the national capital on Friday. The post IPL 2016: Mumbai, Pune to share Vizag as home ground; GC shifts crucial fixtures from Eden to Kotla appeared first on Firstpost.
You can now use Siri to unlock your August lock, but you’ll probably rarely need to
August's newest smart lock is HomeKit compatible, meaning you can ask Siri to unlock your door for you or unlock your door remotely, provided you have a fourth-generation Apple TV. The post You can now use Siri to unlock your August lock, but you’ll probably rarely need to appeared first on Digital Trends.
Blac Chyna and Tyga -- Selling Everything But Kitchen Sink! (PHOTOS)
Blac Chyna and Tyga are putting their past on the market ... holding a 3-day estate sale, and from the looks of it everything must go. It's not your average garage sale ... prices on items range from $500 to $1,200, including a Ms. Pac-Man arcade…
Digital magazine company Issuu is now a collaboration platform, too
 Digital media company Issuu has been trying to offer a better way to present content online. Now it’s a promising a better way for teams to work together on creating that content too, with the launch of a new product called Collaborate. Issuu, for those of you who don’t know, allows publishers to create digital publications. They may resemble glossy magazines, except freed from… Read More ...
Windows 95 on the Apple Watch features the world’s most twee Start button
 Big, complex things running on tiny things is a common theme this week. Earlier we had a hack that put Counter-Strike on Android Wear, and today some maniac has installed Windows 95 on his Apple Watch. At last it’ll do something worthwhile! That is, of course, if you can find the Start button. Read More ...
Windows 95 on the Apple Watch features the world’s most twee Start button
 Big, complex things running on tiny things is a common theme this week. Earlier we had a hack that put Counter-Strike on Android Wear, and today some maniac has installed Windows 95 on his Apple Watch. At last it’ll do something worthwhile! That is, of course, if you can find the Start button. Read More ...
Ghostbusters reboot trailer sets YouTube ‘most hated’ record
The upcoming 'Ghostbusters' reboot had its first full official trailer released not too long ago, and many complained. Many complained. It was quickly remixed by those who thought they could do better, but the original lived on, and now it has made history...as the most disliked movie trailer in all of YouTube history. The all-female Ghostbusters reboot stars Melissa McCarthy, … Continue reading...
Itching for a look at Star Wars: Episode VIII? Director Rian Johnson delivers again
Rian Johnson is winning himself points with Star Wars fans. The Episode VIII director recently shared two more set photos on his Tumblr account, marking the halfway point in shooting. The post Itching for a look at Star Wars: Episode VIII? Director Rian Johnson delivers again appeared first on Digital Trends.
Johnny Manziel -- Calls Reporter a 'P***y' ... Reporter Fires Back
Johnny Manziel just lashed out at a reporter -- calling the guy a "p***y" for allegedly posting a photo of the QB at an Ohio bar.  But the reporter says Johnny is misdirecting his anger ... and THREATENED to catch him in the streets. …
Puma’s got a tiny racing robot that can move as fast as Usain Bolt
 Its story is that of an epic battle. Mankind versus machine in a race for dominance. Only one can win. In practice, thankfully, it’s much, much more adorable. A four-wheeled robot that looks remarkably like an RC car crossbred with a shoebox , programmed to give athletes something to race against. A sort of free-roaming robotic rabbit to their inner-greyhound. BeatBot was created for Puma… Read More ...