Halo 4: Spartan Ops episode 10 out now
New screens and launch trailer also released. Episode 10 of Halo 4's Spartan Ops DLC is now available, bringing the first season to a close.Click here to read the full articleRelated StoriesBattlefield 3 End Game DLC: new screens and detailsAliens Colonial Marines: 'small number' of save games being wipedSoul Sacrifice gameplay trailer: stop, drop and rollDragon Quest X: Wii U version dated for Japan - new screensPS3 price cut likely this week, analyst suggests...
UK shoppers buy less meat after horsemeat scandal
LONDON (Reuters) - The discovery of horsemeat in products sold as beef has shocked many British consumers into buying less meat, a survey showed on Monday. ...
Mini Countryman performs first-ever car backflip
The evolution of the backflip has been making its way through extreme sports for years. First we had athletes in skis doing backflips off of ramps, then it was bicycles, then motorcycles, then snowmobiles, and now we’re starting to see actual cars do backflips. In an effort to take on Red Bull’s crazy stunts, Monster Energy took a Mini Countryman SUV and gave it the backflip treatment. Monster Energy claims it’s the world’s first car backflip, and we can’t really ...
Carly Rae Jepsen Announces “Tonight I’m Getting Over You” As Next Single, Saves Pop Music
Hey! Great news! You know how pop music is in a state of abject decline and everything is embarrassing? At long last, an oasis in the cruel desert of mainstream radio: Carly Rae Jepsen‘s majestic “Tonight I’m Getting Over You” is getting an official single treatment, with a radio release date set for February 19. (See the single artwork above, which appears to feature Jepsen as The Saddest Girl In The World, or something.) The track is one of the strongest single candidat...
MS Dhoni present but skips net session on final day at NCA
Dhoni was seen having conversation with other team members, while the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Harbhajan Singh and Cheteshwar Pujara all laboured during the session.
India hammer Kazakhs 8-0 in Hockey World League
As expected, the 33rd-ranked Kazakh girls were no match for the 11th placed hosts, who controlled from game from start to finish and earned as many as 15 penalty corners as against none by their rivals.
Chris Hughes Says Twitter Is Better Than Facebook For Journalism
The former Facebook executive also opened the books slightly on The New Republic's subscription numbers. So how helpful is Facebook to driving traffic to good news stories? According to one of its former employees, not so much. Speaking at a Dive Media conference last week, New Republic owner and former Facebook executive Chris Hughes said that his former company (whose money helped him buy the struggling magazine, no doubt) wasn't his go-to social media for journalism. "Facebook has an in...
Alec Baldwin Allegedly Threatens Reporter, Hurls Racial Slur at Photog
Alec Baldwin was involved in another confrontation with the media ... after he allegedly threatened to choke a reporter to death and hurled a racial slur at a photographer.   Both Baldwin and the photographer for the New York Post, G.N. Miller,…
How to Resolve Gmail 400 bad Request
Today while accessing Gmail & Google Apps on chrome, I encountered with the “Gmail 400 bad request”. I  tried to refresh the page & then thought about DNS cache issue ( which i have already resolved yesterday). Anyway to crosscheck, I suddenly open the gmail on firefox & discovered that it is working fine & it have something to do with Chrome html encoding. Here is the process which i have followed to resolve the Gmail 400 bad request: Step 1: Try loading Old Standa...
Appealing To Our Egos Worked – Over 80,000 People Bragged On Twitter About Having One Of Most-Viewed Profiles On LinkedIn
Did you happen to get an email from LinkedIn recently, which congratulated you on having one popular profiles on the site? Then, good news – you’re special. Just like millions of others. The campaign, which ran this month in celebration of LinkedIn’s 200 million users milestone, involved these ego-boosting emails sent to the network’s “top” users, which urged them to share the good news on Facebook and Twitter. You might be surprised how many took the bait. Fo...
First fully transparent smartphone could be here by end of 2013
For the sci-fi fans waiting patiently for futuristic tech to become a reality since the dawn of the 21st century, here is news you can use – a company called Polytron Technolgies...
For some stranded U.S. adventurers, rescues come at a cost
(Reuters) - After an all-terrain vehicle accident in the Utah desert last spring, 53-year-old Mikki Babineau expected a long recuperation for collapsed lungs and 18 broken ribs. ...
Sony PlayStation 4 price slash strategy tipped amid console competition
Sony’s PlayStation 4 will be more competitively priced out of the gate than its PS3 predecessor, insiders suggest, with the company reportedly aiming at knocking a quarter off the console’s original selling price. Leaked internal documents supposedly obtained by The Times [subscription required] indicate the PS4 will be sold at around £300 when it launches, £100 less than demanded for the PS3 at its launch back in 2006. US pricing isn’t suggested by the newspaper, but a simil...
Alicia Keys Performs Medley At NBA All Star Game Halftime Show: Watch
Oh, Alicia! For so long, the general consensus was that Alicia Keys could do no wrong, right? She was one of those performers who just always got it right — every song, every performance. But yikes! This last one was a little rough, wasn’t it?  It all started off promisingly enough: Keys was the lead act at the NBA All Star Game halftime show on Sunday night (February 17), where she performed the piano version of “Empire State of Mind,” then led into “Girl On Fire,”...
Australia have resources to beat ‘under-pressure’ India: Warner
Like his team-mates Shane Watson and Ed Cowan had said, Warner felt the Australians should show the intent to be aggressive against the Indian spinners.
75-Year-Old Farmer Takes On Monsanto Over Patent Law
Meet Vernon Hugh Bowman. He just wanted a cheaper option for his second crop of the season. But did he do it illegally? A case on the Supreme Court's docket this week is shining light onto the growing and changing world of patents in farming, particularly the practice of patenting seed technology. As reported by NPR, the case began when Vernon Hugh Bowman, a 75-year-old farmer from Indiana, bought soybeans from a grain operator for a second plant of the season. He assumed, according to the...
Business Of Fashion Gets $2.1M Seed Funding From Index, LVMH And More For Its No-Nonsense B2B Fashion Blog
We’ve seen a lot of fashion tech and fashion e-commerce startups pick up steam in the form of users, revenues, and venture backing. But because content remains king, it looks like less tech-tastic sites, working in the area of amassing intelligent data, are also growing: Business of Fashion, a London-based B2B blog that chronicles the ins and outs of the fashion industry, is today announcing that it is picking up a seed round of $2.1 million led by Index Ventures and with participation fro...
Dragon Quest X: Wii U version dated for Japan - new screens
Subscription-based online game releasing at the end of March. Square Enix has announced a Wii U Dragon Quest X release date of March 30 in Japan. Click here to read the full articleRelated StoriesHalo 4 DLC: Majestic map pack screenshotsFinal Fantasy X Vita video shows HD character modelsBattlefield 3 End Game DLC: new screens and detailsAliens Colonial Marines: 'small number' of save games being wipedSoul Sacrifice gameplay trailer: stop, drop and roll...
Opera launches 'Smile with Opera Mini' campaign
Opera Software states in an official statement that it has invited millions of its users in India to come together and be a part of their “Smile with Opera Mini” campaign. The campaign is launched in association with the Smile......
Obama’s Brain Activity Map project expected to receive billions in budget
A ten year project, the Brain Activity Map, that attempts to fathom the deepest workings of the human brain at a cost of billions of dollars is expected to feature in President Obama’s budget proposal next month, scientists have revealed. The collaborative research effort, hoping to do for our understanding of neurology and brain activity what the Human Genome Project did for genetic discovery, will see federal agencies along with private institutions receive a huge boost in funding, sourc...