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Malala Claims no Personal Vendetta against Taliban at UN Address

At a United Nations’ address to teens and the Assembly that included the Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, Malala Yousafzai, the girl who survived a Taliban shooting has revealed that she has no personal vendetta against the Taliban and talked of pacification. Malala said that she does not take a hard-line stand against the gunmen who […]

Putin Extends Inviting Hand to Netanyahu

Vladimir Putin, the current Russian President who has also served as the country’s Prime Minister and still as President earlier on, has signaled that an invitation to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is indeed in order. An official revealed from Israel on condition of anonymity. The invitation was delivered in form of a letter with […]

Facebook Expresses Willingness To Reveal Details Of Stored Data

Facebook has shown willingness to reveal enough details pertaining to the kind of user information it stores. This follows a push by a student privacy group based in Australia. The group has consistently insisted that Facebook should disclose the details and be in perfect conformity to the privacy laws of Europe. Seemingly under pressure, Facebook […]

Twitter adds right to left language support

The Twitter Translation Center is working on a language support for those languages that are written and read from right to left. This was revealed in a blog post by Twitter which indicates that Urdu, Arabic, Hebrew and Farsi will be the first four languages to be worked on. The micro-bloging giant is already available […]

Apple’s iPhone shipments predicted

Investment firm Susquehanna has indicated that technology giant Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is likely to ship about 30.3 million iPhones this quarter, having adjusted the figures from its earlier forecast of 27.1 million. Susquehanna also predicted that Apple Inc will sell an estimated 111.4 million iPhones across the 2012 fiscal year. An analyst at the firm […]

U.S. payroll tax-cut gets two-month extension

The U.S. Congress passed a two-month extension of the Social Security payroll tax cut eight days before its scheduled expiration. The approval assures that over 160 million Americans will be spared from an additional two-percentage point payroll tax next year. The tax-cut extension will mean that the average employee will not be paying an additional […]

Record labels criticize Google for failing to stop illegal downloading

Record labels have accused Google of failing to firmly deal with illegal downloading of files. This was raised in a report released by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) which says the search engine giant is making money through file sharing and stresses that it therefore needs to lay out measures to ensure […]

Obama supports morning-after pill restriction

President Obama said at a White House news conference that he supported HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius’ overrule of a Food and Drug Administration decision to allow young girls below 17 years of age to buy emergency morning-after contraceptives even without a prescription. The morning-after pill, called Plan B One-Step, is already available to women 17 and […]

BA Stewardess impregnated by married pilot

A teenage British American stewardess is reportedly pregnant after she had an affair with a married pilot that works for the same Airline. It all happened during a foreign stopover when the pilot is said to have taken advantage of a new programme by the Airline dubbed “Hug A Pilot”. The initiative was intended to […]

Chrome could be catching on Firefox

Chrome, the Google powered browser, is apparently catching on Firefox as the second most used browser in the global browsing market. Some industry analysts and firms focused on monitoring the browsing trends across the world have indicated that Chrome is increasingly gaining prominence among internet users, and is now projected to be at the verge […]

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