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First-half Revenue for Huawei Technologies Grow by 19%

Company Results - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 13:19

Huawei Technologies Co. the Chinese equipment supplier for telecommunications industry said on Monday that its revenue has boosted by 19% during the initial half of the current year. This is attributed to stronger sales of software and services among telecom carriers.

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Homeowners Find a Way Out To Keep Lawns Green by Spray-Painting Them During Drought

US News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 13:16

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The owners of homes in Los Angeles are going through a tough time keeping their lawns green amidst the devastating drought situations. Some of them have come up with a novel way to keep their laws green. How? By spray painting them!

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Detroit's All New 'Sports and Entertainment' District’s Plans Revealed

US News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 13:08

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Detroit Red Wings will have its home ground among the five "new neighbourhoods" which are going to be spruced up with a large number of new offices, residential apartments, and other buildings for mixed-use which have a possibility of opening up by the summer of 2017, says the billionaire family which has control over most of the land.

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In Case of a Merger Jeff Bewkes the CEO of Time Warner Would Get Over $79 Million

US News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 13:06

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Jeff Bewkes the CEO would get $79 million or more as added payments in case there is any change in control at the Time Warner Inc. It would make him one of the top recipients among the shareholders who toughed it out during the lost decade following the ill-fated America Online Inc. merger of 2001.

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McDonald’s and Yum Stop Buying Meat Products From a Chinese Meat Supplier

US News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 13:03

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McDonald's Corp. and Yum! Brands Inc. stopped purchasing meat products from a meat supplier in Shanghai whereas the authorities examined accusations that which said that the company sold chicken and beef that has already crossed the date of its expiry.

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‘Supernumerary robotic fingers’ developed by MIT researchers

US News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:36

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The researchers at MIT have developed a robotic device that is worn around the wrist and provides two extra fingers next to the human pinky and thumb finger. They have named it as "supernumerary robotic fingers".

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Huawei Technologies’ sales revenue up by 19% for first half of 2014

US News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:16

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Huawei Technologies chief financial officer Cathy Meng on Monday reported that the company's sales revenue has increased by 19 % for the first half of 2014 to 135.8 billion yuan. Further, he added that the revenue and profit for the first half of 2014 are in line with company's expectations.

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SuperData: Global revenue from MMORPG subscriptions has fallen every year since 2010

US News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:35

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According to new research from SuperData, there has been a steady fall every year, since 2010, in global revenue from MMORPG subscriptions; though the fall has been counterbalanced by increase in microtransaction spending.

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Sony’s new flagship, Xperia Z2, now available in US

US News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:32

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Sony has revealed in a recent announcement that its newest handset - the Xperia Z2 - has finally hit the US market, after delays. The availability of the Xperia Z2 handset in the US comes months after the device became available for sale in other regions.

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Microsoft sheds further light on reworked Start Menu for ‘next’ Windows version

Company News - Sun, 07/20/2014 - 08:24

At Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference earlier this week, the company revealed a few more details about the reworked Start Menu which it is planning to introduce in the forthcoming version of its Windows operating system.

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LG G Watch – the first Android Wear device to hit the market

Technology News - Sun, 07/20/2014 - 08:18

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LG's new G Watch is the first of new-generation smartwatches running Google's new wearable devices-centric software - Android Wear - to hit the market.

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LG G Watch – the first Android Wear device to hit the market

US News - Sun, 07/20/2014 - 08:18

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LG's new G Watch is the first of new-generation smartwatches running Google's new wearable devices-centric software - Android Wear - to hit the market.

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Microsoft’s Executive VP Stephen Elop details the company’s overall strategy

Technology News - Sun, 07/20/2014 - 08:11

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With Microsoft having recently announced record-setting layoffs of 18,000 employees over the next one year, the company's overall strategy has been detailed by its Executive VP Stephen Elop, who was the CEO of Nokia before it acquisition by Microsoft.

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Microsoft’s Executive VP Stephen Elop details the company’s overall strategy

US News - Sun, 07/20/2014 - 08:11

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With Microsoft having recently announced record-setting layoffs of 18,000 employees over the next one year, the company's overall strategy has been detailed by its Executive VP Stephen Elop, who was the CEO of Nokia before it acquisition by Microsoft.

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Pennsylvania Turnpike speed limit being increased to 70mph

Technology News - Sun, 07/20/2014 - 08:09

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The Turnpike Commission said in a Friday statement that the speed limit for the 100-mile stretch of the Pennsylvania Turnpike is being increased.

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Pennsylvania Turnpike speed limit being increased to 70mph

US News - Sun, 07/20/2014 - 08:09

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The Turnpike Commission said in a Friday statement that the speed limit for the 100-mile stretch of the Pennsylvania Turnpike is being increased.

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Porn studio Kink preparing to move business to Las Vegas

US News - Sat, 07/19/2014 - 14:07

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Fearing California's condom bill that would make it mandatory for porn stars to wear condom before performing, porn studio Kink is preparing to move some of its business out of the Golden State to Las Vegas.

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Wheat Genome That may resist Infections

US News - Sat, 07/19/2014 - 12:53

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The first draft sequence of the bread wheat genome has been posted by an international association. Ultimately, this will lead to the improved productivity of the crop and excellent resistance to infections.

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