Iran accuses the 2012 Summer Olympics organizers of racism, claiming that its logo resembles the word Zion, and threatening to boycott the event, according to a report from the official Irna news agency on Monday.
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The 83rd Academy Awards telecast was a flop in the United States, as only about 37.6 million Americans watched Sunday’s ceremony, making it one of the least-watched Academy Awards shows of the past 10 years.
Growing reports of fraudulent transactions at the alibaba.com website have forced the Chinese e-commerce firm to replace its chief executive and chief operating officer, both CEO David Wei Zhe and COO Lee Shi-huei Elvis having resigned on Monday.
NBC News confirmed the rumor about firing the employee who leaked the 16-year-old “Today” footage, showing anchors Bryant Gumble and Katie Couric struggling to understand the then-new email and the Internet, while talking nonsense about something outside of their expertise.
Researchers and inventors are trying to do anything in their power to design new ways to make our lives easier. Smart homes are now a reality, not an idea of the future, considering the new wave of gadgets included in some of them and the ones that are now in development.
The Medicine and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a warning about the weight loss pill called Herbal Flos Lonicerae (Herbal Xenicol), which is sold over the Internet and in Chinese medicine shops.
Google may hold around 90 percent share market when it comes to Internet search engines, but that doesn’t mean it easily accepts cheating from its competitors. The company proved this by performing an experiment meant to prove rival Bing’s unorthodox methods.
The British government’s measures intended to prevent Internet piracy, outlined in the Digital Economy Act (DEA), proved to be controversial right from the start with the plans to block certain websites that infringed copyright.
With the increasing demand in tablet PC and smartphone market, many critics believed that Microsoft would be left behind, losing important ground to rival Apple and its iPad and iPhone. However, Microsoft doesn’t feel threatened at all by this fact, according to Jean-Philippe Courtois, president of Microsoft International.
Technology start-up Ubiquisys introduced on Wednesday the world’s first personal base station for international travelers, allowing them to make and receive mobile calls as if they were in their own country, losing the expensive roaming fees.