Roberto Mancini downplays Balotelli scuffle
The Italian pair were pictured grappling on the training ground in an apparent bust-up on Thursday in the latest in a long line of incidents involving the controversial striker.
With consistency, Junaid can be like Akram: Younis
The 23-year-old pacer had left India in tatters reducing them to 29 for five to set up Pakistan's six-wicket win in Ahmedabad.
Identifying Pirates Now Easier Following Swedish Supreme Court Decisions
Should rightsholders in the movie, music and publishing industries be able to obtain the personal details of alleged file-sharers from ISPs in order to pursue civil copyright cases against them? That answer to that question has been a long time coming and has its roots in two cases dating back more than three years. In the first case, initiated following the 2009 introduction of the IPRED legislation in Sweden, five book publishers delivered a request to a district court. Led by anti-piracy grou...
Tablet sales projected to grow over 100 percent in 2013
  According to a report prepared by CyberMedia, the Indian tablet market saw sales of 1.1 million units of tablets in the third quarter of 2012. Samsung led the market with a 23.9 percent followed by Micromax with 15.3 percent. DataWind shared the third position with a 12.3 percent share. The report says the overall sales are likely to surge to 3 million units by end of the 2012 and expects a over 100 percent growth in 2013 as OEMs eye India market for consumer, enterprise demand, gov...
The Morning After The Verdict Before--Google Wins Big With The FTC
If Mountain View is the big winner, who is the big loser? So, yesterday the FTC opted out of throwing the book at Google. Instead, it waggled its finger in an admonishing fashion--Bad Google! Naughty Google!--and Google promised that it would change its nefarious ways. So, are we surprised by the FTC's verdict? Nah, why should we be? The NYT points out just how much work Google was doing behind the scenes on the political front. (Is that a mixed metaphor I see before me?), while TNW's Alex...
Early Studies Show Facebook Mobile App Install Ads Perform Well For Devs, Indicating Big Revenue Potential
Chances are you may have seen one yourself, but just how well are Facebook mobile ads promoting app installs performing? AdParlor, one of Facebook’s advertising and marketing partners, has provided us with some data to show that the answer is rather well, although the experience of another developer points to some of those good gains possibly being short-lived. The gains of a strong app install model are potentially not just good news for developers — who need more than app store ran...
Dungeon Keeper-inspired Kickstarter smashes £150,000 target
Kickstarter joy for War of the Overworld devs. War of the Overworld has become the latest Kickstarter success story, having accumulated £211,000 in funds as the deadline passed. Click here to read the full articleRelated StoriesSquare Enix's Luminous tech will be in-house onlyAge of Empires Online development endsHackers attack War Z serversPre-owned Wii U owner discovers 'free games loophole'Activision pulls Bond games from Steam...
CES 2013: YouTube to bring mobile/TV pairing to devices by LG, Sony
YouTube will bring its mobile/TV pairing feature to devices from Bang & Olufsen, LG, Panasonic and Sony at this year's CES. Francisco Varela, Global Director, Platform Partnerships at YouTube, stated in an official blog post that this year,...
iHome teases 2013 product line ahead of CES
iHome has been making wide range of accessories for the iPhone and other products for a long time. The company will be on hand at CES 2013 kicking off in a few days to show off its 2013 product line. The 2013 product line offers several Lightning Docks, Bluetooth devices, headphones, and more. One of the more interesting products, pictured here, is the iDL 100 Triple Charging Stereo FM Clock Radio with two lighting docs and a USB charge/play port supporting the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. Th...
Movie Review Table No. 21
  We have seen Rajeev Khandelwal posing personal and predicament-inducing questions to participants in his TV game show Sach Ka Samna. Here, he is on the other side of the testament table with a more animated and entertaining host in the form of Paresh Rawal.Vivaan (Rajeev Khandelwal) is jobless. But he can afford to take his wife (Tena Desae) for a holiday to the exotic Fiji Islands! They travel business class, check in a swanky resort and he even buys her pearl necklaces!! Thereafter th...
Demon's Souls coming to PSN on January 8
As the dust settles after the announcement of Dark Souls 2 at the Spike VGAs last month, publisher Atlus has announced that the first game in the 'Souls' series, Demon's Souls, will be available as a downloadable title on the......
Joe Cole resigns for West Ham United says club
English Premier League side West Ham United on Friday said that they had signed Joe Cole from Liverpool, bringing the midfielder back to the club where he began his career.
Life after Olympics: Vijay Kumar on living as a champion
Firstpost spoke to Vijay Kumar on life after Olympics — how hard it is to live as a champion, whether India's young shooters are pushing him to the limit and whether he feels there's been a change in the way India treat their Olympians.
Google Quietly Removes Censorship Warning Feature For Search Users In China
Google has quietly disabled a feature that notified users of its search service in China when a keyword had been censored by the Chinese government’s internet controls, according to censorship monitoring blog GreatFire.org. The blog reports that the change was made sometime between December 5 and December 8 2012, with no official statement from Google to announce or explain its removal. According to GreatFire.org Google has also deleted a help article which explained how to use the feature...
Age of Empires Online development ends
No more features to be added as title enters "support phase". Development work on Microsoft's Age of Empires Online has ended as the title enters its "support phase," developer Gas Powered Games has said.Click here to read the full articleRelated StoriesSony anti-used game patent leads to GameStop stock plungeSquare Enix's Luminous Studio will be in-house onlyMonster Hunter 3 Ultimate screenshots show Volvidon and LagombiSquare Enix's Luminous tech will be in-house onlyHackers at...
CES 2013: YouTube to bring mobile/TV pairing to devices by LG, Sony
YouTube will bring its mobile/TV pairing feature to devices from Bang & Olufsen, LG, Panasonic and Sony at this year's CES. Francisco Varela, Global Director, Platform Partnerships at YouTube, stated in an official blog post that this year,...
E FUN unveils Nextbook 7GP Android tablet ahead of CES
E FUN has unveiled its Nextbook 7GP tablet ahead of CES, the first of what will be a series of Android tablets from the company. The Nextbook 7GP features a 7-display, and will be on display next week at the upcoming tech event. All the models run Jelly Bean 4.1 and have dual-core processors. The slate is set to launch next month, and will cost a cool $129.99. The Nextbook has decent specs, especially at its low price point. Inside you’ll find a dual-core 1.5GHz (unspecified) and 1GB of...
10 Bollywood Newcomers to Watch Out for in 2013
The year gone by has given Bollywood some of the best talent we have seen in recent times. Arjun Kapoor, Ileana D’Cruz, Alia Bhatt, Yami Gautam and Ayushmann Khurana were some fresh faces that made an impact at the box office last year. With news of 2013 being a bigger year for the film industry, we are hoping to see some new actors this year. Here are 10 Bollywood debutants to watch out for.Don't Miss: 10 Bollywood Newcomers Who Flopped...
Indian team looks jaded: Zaheer Abbas
"Pakistan has done exceptionally well. Nasir (Jamshed) and (Mohammed) Hafeez were particularly brilliant with the bat while bowlers like Umar (Gul), Junaid (Khan) and (Saeed) Ajmal did not let the famed Indian batting line-up open their hands," said the veteran who was widely known as 'Asian Bradman' for his run scoring abilities....
More Sony Xperia Z, ZL details surface ahead of CES 2013
  More details have surfaced on the web with regards to Sony's Xperia Z and Xperia ZL smartphones, expected to be unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2013 event starting next week. According to reports, the main difference between the two devices is that the Xperia ZL will be the dual-SIM variant of the Xperia Z. The Xperia ZL is also rumoured to be less expensive than its counterpart. Moreover, the Xperia Z will be dust and water resistant. An alleged photo of the Xperia Z...