Nelson Mandela Guard Says New Zealand's Rugby Team Were Poisoned in 1995 World Cup
South Africa defeated overwhelming favourites New Zealand 15-12 in the final of the 1995 Rugby World Cup
CAB to seek BCCI clearance to host day-night club cricket matches, says Ganguly
Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday said Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) will have to get a clearance from the BCCI to host a day-night club cricket match to test the state board's preparedness for the proposed first pink-ball Test in the country. The post CAB to seek BCCI clearance to host day-night club cricket matches, says Ganguly appeared first on Firstpost....
The next big paradigm shift : Internet of Things!
With advent of e-commerce, and social media, the next big thing of the internet, is connecting things and devices i.e the Internet of Things (IoT). It is connecting any devices with on and off switch to the internet or to each other. The Internet of Things is the big network of physical objects like devices, vehicles, buildings and other items which are connected with electronics, software, sensors, and network connectivity that enables these objects...
Apple loses trademark lawsuit over ‘iPhone’ name in China
Apple has lost a trademark lawsuit in China, with a court here allowing a leather goods- maker to sell wallets and handbags flashing the world’s biggest technology giant’s exclusive ‘iPhone’ name. The Beijing Municipal High People’s Court ruled in favour of Xintong Tiandi Technology (Beijing) limited, which sells a number of leather products such as smartphone cases and handbags under the name ‘IPHONE’, state media reported. In 2002, Apple applied for th...
Cristiano Ronaldo Hails Zinedine Zidane as Real Madrid Reach Champions League Final
Real Madrid's win over Manchester City set up a repeat of the 2014 Champions League final against local rivals Atletico Madrid in Milan on May 28
‘Ace Against Odds’: Sania Mirza’s autobiography to hit the stands in July
Sania Mirza has documented her journey to become the World No 1 in the women's doubles rankings in an autobiography set for release this July The post ‘Ace Against Odds’: Sania Mirza’s autobiography to hit the stands in July appeared first on Firstpost.
YouTube planning Unplugged, a service to stream cable content on web
YouTube wants to use cable content to kill cable. YouTube is planning a service called Unplugged, that will deliver cable content over the web. This move will please cord cutters, people who chose to not have a cable or direct to home connection at all, and perhaps not even a television. YouTube has already made modifications to its technologies to support this new service. It is not negotiating with various networks over pricing and content, according to a report in Bloomberg. YouTube has appar...
IPL: Kolkata Knight Riders Bowled Like Champions vs Kings XI Punjab, Says Andre Russell
Kolkata Knight Riders' win over Kings XI Punjab help them leapfrog Gujarat Lions into top spot in the Indian Premier League standings
Well played, Sachin: Tendulkar’s reply to IOA shows he’s the messenger, not the message
Sachin Tendulkar affirms his admiration and respect for India’s athletes, expresses what he is willing to do to support them, while also firmly indicating that he should remain the background. The post Well played, Sachin: Tendulkar’s reply to IOA shows he’s the messenger, not the message appeared first on Firstpost....
Brazilian lawmakers are working towards a bill that forbids authorities from blocking WhatsApp
A Brazilian congressional commission on Wednesday recommended a bill that forbids authorities from blocking popular messaging applications, just two days after a judicial order left 100 million Brazilians without Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp. A Brazilian judge on Tuesday overturned a 72-hour suspension of the application used by roughly half the population of the South American country, triggering popular outcry over its second judicial suspension in only five months. The reason for the freeze ...
22 photo apps to supercharge your iPhone camera
Apple's latest iPhone boasts one of the best smartphone cameras around. Give it a boost with the our favorite photography apps for iPhone, whether you want to apply a filter or manually adjust the exposure. The post 22 photo apps to supercharge your iPhone camera appeared first on Digital Trends.
Champions League: Real Madrid Edge Past Manchester City to Set Up All-Spanish Final
Brazilian midfielder Fernando deflected Gareth Bale's cross into his own net after 20 minutes at the Santiago Bernabeu for the only goal of the Champions League semifinal tie after the first leg ended goalless
IPL 2016: Superman Russell stars as KKR edge KXIP to go top
Andre Russell returned with a four-wicket haul to guide Kolkata Knight Riders to a seven-run win over Kings XI Punjab and go atop the points table in their return to home in the Indian Premier League T20 cricket tournament The post IPL 2016: Superman Russell stars as KKR edge KXIP to go top appeared first on Firstpost....
Opera’s own ad-blocker is now available for Android and desktop
Opera has now integrated ad blocker to its browsers on Windows PCs as well as to mobile, starting with Opera Mini browser for Android. The company stated that by integrating the ad-blocker technology directly into the browser code, the new Opera for computers will speed up page loading by 89 percent compared to browsing without ad blocking. It is also 45 percent faster compared to Google Chrome with third-party ad-blocking extensions installed. For mobile users, there is an added advantage to re...
Microgravity contest takes students and experiments on the vomit comet
 FOX’s “Xploration Outer Space” show is teaming up with Arlington, Va.-based ZERO-G Corporation, which operates weightless flights from U.S. airports. The reason they’re collaborating: to create the ultimate consolation prize for college students who were just too young to apply to NASA’s latest astronaut class. The show, a part of FOX’s… Read More ...
Samsung Family Hub fridge finally available for purchase
It might sound like a tablet, a cylinder, or even a touch-enabled table, but if you saw Samsung's big reveal at CES early this year, you probably already know that the Samsung Family Hub is, in fact, a glorified refrigerator with a gigantic touch screen. To some, it might have sounded too futuristic to be true, but the Korean manufacturer … Continue reading...
Prince died on eve of planned meeting with addiction doctor
(Reuters) - Music legend Prince died one day before he was scheduled to meet a doctor who specializes in addiction treatment for a "life-saving mission," the doctor's lawyer said at a news conference on Wednesday. ...
TrueCaller data insights tell a tale of how cab hailing services still have room to grow
While app-based ride sharing services in India are pretty famous, TrueCaller has come up with data that sheds some light on the topic. And as it turns out, the insights are interesting. TrueCaller’s data comes from the stuff that is already available with them, with some help from engineers, data scientists and marketers. The results of the study reveal that of the 684 million phone users in India, 205 million smartphone users are booking cabs while ‘on the move’...
Periscope makes replays permanent if you put #Save in the title
 Periscope added its biggest missing feature today in a move that could make it more palatable to brands and social stars, and help it compete with Facebook Live. You can now permanently save replays of your broadcasts by including #Save in their title. You still can delete them later if you want. Previously, broadcasts disappeared after 24 hours. Periscope’s CEO Kayvon Beykpour took… Read More ...
Periscope makes replays permanent if you put #Save in the title
 Periscope added its biggest missing feature today in a move that could make it more palatable to brands and social stars, and help it compete with Facebook Live. You can now permanently save replays of your broadcasts by including #Save in their title. You still can delete them later if you want. Previously, broadcasts disappeared after 24 hours. Periscope’s CEO Kayvon Beykpour took… Read More ...