PCB, BCCI mulling ‘Ashes’ for India-Pakistan
PCB chairman Zaka Ashraf said if the "India-Pakistan Ashes" becomes a reality, cricket-loving people of the two nations will be benefited and bilateral relations will also improve.
Sony anti-used game patent leads to GameStop stock plunge
Analyst believes "reaction is overblown". GameStop's stock price dropped six percent on Thursday following reports that new technology patented by Sony could eliminate the pre-owned games market. Click here to read the full articleRelated StoriesDeadly Premonition director has 'surprising and amazing' news this yearDemon's Souls goes digital via US PS Store next weekWoW: Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.2 'The Thunder King' in public testing - patch notesDeadly Premonition director teases 'surp...
School Shooter's Remains Shown Off
School Shooter's Remains Shown OffAPThe body of the man who killed 26 people at a Conn. elementary school was placed in a morgue until it was claimed by his father.Illicit viewing now sparking investigationMore NewsGabby Giffords to Visit NewtownGunman Kills 3 in Swiss VillageBoehner Vows Not to Negotiate...
SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: January 3, 2013
Welcome to Thursday evening everyone. Today Google settled its antitrust case with the FTC, avoiding fines in return for agreeing to license its standard-essential patents and removing advertising limits. The BlackBerry Z10 has leaked for Verizon and AT&T, while the ZTE P945 phablet has been revealed in leaked renders. Samsung has confirmed its oft-rumored Tizen handsets for 2013, with ASUS announcing a Leap Motion partnership today that will bring gesture controls to its PCs. RIM and T-Mo...
Mario Balotelli and Roberto Mancini clash during training
Media reports claimed that Mancini lost his temper with his Italian compatriot after Balotelli made a reckless challenge on team-mate Scott Sinclair at the club's Carrington training base on the edge of Manchester.
Chennai open: Bhupathi-Nestor crash out, Bopanna-Ram only hope
With both Bhupathi and Leander Paes having made their exits with their respective partners, Rohan Bopanna and Rajeev Ram remain the only Indian prospects.
Phil Jackson to GF -- Will You Be My Assistant Coach ... For Life?
Former LA Lakers coach Phil Jackson has finally popped the question to his longtime girlfriend Jeanie Buss -- after 12 years of dating -- but the real question ... could this affect the Zen Master's possible coaching gig with the…
2013 Porsche Boxster photos
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Creditors and Trustees object to "quick" THQ sale
Planned sale to Clearlake Capital criticised. THQ's quick sale to Clearlake Capital Group has been criticised by THQ creditors and a US Trustee, putting the sale's approval in jeopardy.Click here to read the full articleRelated Stories$10 off sports games on Xbox LiveDeadly Premonition director has 'surprising and amazing' news this yearDemon's Souls goes digital via US PS Store next weekWoW: Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.2 'The Thunder King' in public testing - patch notesDeadly Premonition directo...
Facebook Starts Sending Out Notices for Sponsored Stories Settlement
If you receive a message purporting to be from Facebook with the subject "LEGAL NOTICE OF SETTLEMENT OF CLASS ACTION" -- don't worry, it's legitimate. Facebook is sending proposed settlement notices to members of a class-action lawsuit against the company's use of Sponsored Stories. Facebook's offer of $20 million to settle the case was granted preliminary approval by the courts in December. An email detailing the reason behind the lawsuit as well as the terms of the settlement was sent to users...
House chooses Boehner as speaker again despite dissent
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Despite a rocky few weeks during the "fiscal cliff" fight, John Boehner won re-election as speaker of the House of Representatives on Thursday and will again lead Republicans as they take on the White House over federal spending. ...
House chooses Boehner as speaker again despite dissent
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Despite a rocky few weeks during the "fiscal cliff" fight, John Boehner won re-election as speaker of the House of Representatives on Thursday and will again lead Republicans as they take on the White House over federal spending. ...
'Star Wars' creator George Lucas engaged to businesswoman
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Star Wars" creator George Lucas will marry his longtime girlfriend Mellody Hobson, the director's production company Lucasfilm Ltd said on Thursday. ...
Polaroid unveils Android tablet for kids, will show it off at CES
Polaroid, best known for its beloved instant-film cameras, has unveiled an Android tablet for kids. The slate has a 7-inch display, fun white and blue design, and is crafted to be rugged enough to withstand the endless dangers young children will subject it to. The PTAB750 model tablet will be on display at CES 2013 in the coming days. The tablet has decent hardware with a 1GHz Cortex A8 and 512MB of RAM. There’s 802.11 b/g/n connectivity, a 2MP rear camera, and 8GB of internal storage s...
TC Cribs: A Trip To Airbnb’s Headquarters, Where The Coolest Rental Properties Are Re-Created
Welcome back to Cribs, the TechCrunch TV series that takes you inside the offices of the industry’s hot companies to see what it’s really like inside the belly of the tech innovation beast (and check out the free food and fun perks that often help power it.) In this episode, we visited the downtown San Francisco headquarters of Airbnb, where we received a tour from co-founder and CTO Nate Blecharczyk. Now, I have to admit that our expectations were pretty high — after all, by...
NHTSA misses rearview camera legislation deadline
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood wanted to have a bill mandating rearview cameras in all new cars finalized by the end of 2012, but it will have to go on the agenda for 2013 instead.
Analyst: Wii U underperformed at GameStop during holiday season
With the holiday shopping rush comes the expectation that console and game sales will enjoy a boost. According to Sterne Agee analyst Arvind Bhatia, however, that wasn’t quite the case for the Wii U. Bhatia said in a note today that sales of the Wii U and its games at GameStop have come in under expectations, which is a bit surprising considering that Wii U sales have seemed generally healthy so far. Indeed, the Wii U sold 400,000 units in its first week on the shelves in the US, and whi...
Helen Mirren "happy" her Hollywood star next to Colin Firth's
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Oscar-winning actress Helen Mirren finally got her wish on Thursday, receiving a star along the Hollywood Walk of Fame right next to dashing fellow Briton Colin Firth. ...
Lea Michele Wears A Bikini While In Hawaii With Boyfriend Cory Monteith
Looks like Rihanna and Chris Brown aren’t the only couple kicking off the new year by spending quality time together. Glee‘s Lea Michele and Cory Monteith were spotted having a relaxing day at the beach in Hawaii. While Cory stayed covered up, the Marie Claire cover girl played in the ocean in a L*SPACE Swimwear red strapless bikini. Check out the lovebirds, still in full vacation mode, and just try to control your envy. Lea michele covers 'marie claire' ...
Huge valuation placed on Twitter ahead of potential IPO in 2014
Twitter is reportedly preparing to go public in 2014, with one research firm already placing an $11 billion (UK£6.83, AUD$10.51) valuation on the company.According to the Guardian, financial researchers Greencrest have reached the rough valuation by analysing the 'secondary market' in which shares trade hands privately and unofficially. The firm also said the social network's jump from an $8 billion (UK£4.96, AUD$7.64) valuation in 2011, is partly due to unsubstantiated rumours that Apple may be...