Asus, other PC makers announce laptops, desktops with Intel Haswell chips
PCs that are cooler, smaller and faster were announced by computer makers Sunday in advance of Computex, with the new machines featuring Intel's speedier fourth-generation Core processors code-named Haswell.Asus, Cyberpower and MicroCenter announced all-in-ones, gaming laptops and desktops with Haswell, with major PC makers like Dell, Acer and others expected to follow in the coming days. Many new PCs will be on display at the Computex trade show in Taipei, which opens Tuesday.The announcemen...
India Cements employees are privy to India team strategy: IS Bindra
"My central postulate is that the sanctity and credibility of the game should be our focus and be preserved at all costs. The game is bigger than any individual," he said without naming any individual.
Cyber hacking to overshadow summit between Obama and China's Xi
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A shirt-sleeves summit between the world's two top economic powers is shaping up as anything but relaxing, with an assertive new Chinese leadership seeking a bigger place at the global table and the United States pushing back, especially in the battle over cyberspace. ...
IPL Spot Fixing: Ankeet Chavan to get married today
Chavan is tying the knot with his sweetheart and IT consultant Neha Sambari in a low-key ceremony. The cricketer was given conditional bail by a Delhi court till June 6 for marriage.
How to Browse and Test Mobile Website on PC and Mac
Since the increase in popularity of smartphones and tablets, it has become norm to have two different versions of the website, one to serve the regular desktop browsers and another version for the smartphones and tablets having small screens size. The increasing trend of surfing from mobile devices has made it necessary to have mobile website. The another reason of having mobile version of blog/website is to increase the download speed meaning less waiting time, as often the users surfing while ...
Death toll rises to nine from Oklahoma tornadoes
OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - Nine people were killed in tornadoes that swept through central Oklahoma on Friday, part of a storm system that caused widespread flooding in Oklahoma City and its suburbs, the state's chief medical examiner said on Saturday. ...
The New "Handmade" (Part Three)
Consumer interest in 3D printing is booming, thanks to increasingly affordable printers, crazy stories about 3D-printed candy, human ears and handguns, all of which are impressive technological leaps. But 3D printing is fueling artists’ creativity, too, whether those artists are formally trained experts or self-taught newcomers, finding their way around by watching YouTube tutorials. This is part three of an ongoing series which will showcase some of the art that’s being created by the eve...
Bombs, boredom threaten Pakistan's "Pashto" song-and-dance cinema
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - A projectionist lies asleep in the sweltering Pakistani heat, his face covered by a cloth. A colleague rewinds a reel manually while on screen, through the hashish... ...
Jean Stapleton, who played TV's Edith Bunker, dies at age 90
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Actress Jean Stapleton, best known for her Emmy-winning role as the good-hearted housewife Edith Bunker in the groundbreaking 1970s' television comedy "All in the Family," has died at age 90, her family said on Saturday. ...
Actresses Who Quit Bollywood After Marriage
For several A-list actresses in Bollywood, marriage brought about an end to their film careers. No matter how successful they became, these actresses chose to settle down for good with their partners after tying the knot. Take a look at B-town actresses who quit films after marriage.Dont Miss: 10 Longest Celebrity MarriagesImage courtesy: BCCL...
Review: Dodge’s V6-powered Charger is more mommy car than muscle car
The Charger SXT is a fine family car, nice out on the road and hey, it even gets good gas mileage. But if you're looking a mean-looking brawler of a car with a ton of power that also has four doors, the SXT version just isn't it.
Fighting in Syria's Qusair, U.N. says world watching
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian troops and Hezbollah guerrillas besieging the border town of Qusair fought with rebels on Saturday as the United Nations warned all sides they would be held accountable for the suffering of trapped civilians. ...
7 Romantic Films to Watch Out for in Bollywood
If you’re a fan of romantic films and have missed watching mushy flicks in a long time, you’re in for a treat. In the coming months, we have at least seven love stories releasing. From Sonam Kapoor and Dhanush starrer Raanjhanaa to Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Ram Leela, check out the most romantic films to watch out for.
Couple neglect, imprison children to play World of Warcraft all day
Definitely a deplorable situation, a California couple put their World of Warcraft addiction ahead of the well-being of two young children in their care and now face up to seven years in prison if convicted of child abuse.
HTC One Android 4.2.2 (with Sense 5.0) update detailed
The update to Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean on both the HTC One and the HTC Butterfly (international version of the DROID DNA, that is), has been a long time coming. Today it’s appeared only on some international models of the HTC One with a bit of a boost to Sense 5.0 as well (without the name change) – and the aesthetic changes are what’s heading the pack. While we’re expecting this change to hit carrier models in the near future, right this minute it’s just popping u...
CrunchWeek: Elon Musk Dominates Tech, Waze Sale Talks Falter (Again), Jury's Out On Arrested Development
Thanks to the Memorial Day holiday, it was a shorter week than normal for many of us (at least those of us in the United States) — so here’s to the weekend, and to a new episode of CrunchWeek, the TechCrunch TV show where a few of us writers sit down for some real talk about the stories that dominated the tech world over the past seven days. This time around, Leena Rao, Ryan Lawler and I discuss Elon Musk continuing to dominate the tech world’s attention with his moonshot busi...
Frankfurt 'Blockupy' protesters clash with police
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German police used pepper spray and batons against thousands of anti-capitalist demonstrators from the Blockupy movement on Saturday during a second day of protests in Frankfurt against Europe's austerity policies. ...
ASUS Intel Z87 motherboards gain “EXPERT” model, NFC, and Wi-fi for Haswell
After the announcement that they’d created a set of motherboards based on the Intel Z87 chipset specifically for the next generation of Intel Core processors, today the team is aiming at making their offering unique with NFC, Thunderbolt, and 4-way optimization. With the ASUS Z87 motherboard lineup, the team at ASUS is pushing DELUXE/DUAL as the first Intel 8 series-based montherboard that’ll be certified for Intel Thunderbolt technology. This first board will ship with two Thunderbo...
Beyonce headlines sell-out UK gig to promote gender equality
LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. singer Beyonce performed a set full of female anthems on Saturday at a London concert to raise funds for women's health, education and justice. ...
HBO Gets Google to Remove H33T Homepage
Every week copyright holders send millions of DMCA takedown notices to Google, hoping to make pirated movies and music harder to find. As a result more that 100 million links to copyright-infringing content are no longer available through Google’s search results. One of the latest additions to this growing list is the homepage of H33t, one of the top 10 most visited torrent sites. Those who type “h33t” into the Google search box will see that the homepage listing for the site h...