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Report: Desktop search projected to witness a 'significant decline' in 2014

New Zealand - Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:41

 Desktop search projected to witness a 'significant decline' in 2014According to a new eMarketer report, the search advertising business in the US has been hit by the switch to mobile; with the result that desktop search is likely to witness a 'significant decline' in 2014.

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Nokia updates its Refocus app to allow Lumia users to click refocusable photos

New Zealand - Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:36

Nokia updates its Refocus app to allow Lumia users to click refocusable photosNokia recently announced an update to its Lumia line of handsets, upgrading its Nokia Refocus app. The updated Refocus app, which is now available in Windows Phone Store, gives the users of Nokia Lumia smartphones to click images which can be refocused.

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Two-Hour Live Show to be aired on Friday at 8 pm on National Geographic Channel

US News - Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:30

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'Live from Space', a spectacular two-hour television show consisting of two documentaries, will air from Mission Control in Houston on National Geographic Channel on Friday at 8 p.m. EDT/5 p.m.

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National Pi Day Celebrated with Great Enthusiasm

US News - Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:27

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March 14 was celebrated as National Pi Day across the United States and the world. There is a national holiday on Pi Day in the United States. It was in 2009 that Congress announced March 14 as a national holiday.

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Skype for Xbox One app gets first major update since the new console’s launch

US News - Sat, 03/15/2014 - 09:38

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Microsoft has recently announced the first major update to Skype for Xbox One app since the November 2013 launch of the new gaming console. The next-generation console intriguingly featured extensive Skype integration at launch apparently because Microsoft aimed at making the console an entertainment center for the living room.

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Goodyear unveils bigger, faster, more maneuverable airship

US News - Sat, 03/15/2014 - 09:34

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On Friday, Goodyear showed off a new model of its yet-to-be-named airship at its Wingfoot Lake hanger in Suffield, Ohio. The nameless brand-spanking-new airship replaces the blimp which Goodyear had retired in February after 14 years of service.

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Asus has "indefinitely postponed" plans to sell dual-boot Transformer Book Duet TD300

US News - Sat, 03/15/2014 - 09:32

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According to a recent report in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), Asus has "indefinitely postponed" its plans to sell its convertible Transformer Book Duet TD300 device which the company had showcased at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in January this year.

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Samsung's ultrasonic smartphone cover helps visually -impaired people sense their surroundings

US News - Sat, 03/15/2014 - 09:26

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Bigwig device manufacturer Samsung has recently announced an ultrasonic smartphone case which can help visually-impaired people by improving their awareness of their surroundings.

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Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates says whistleblower Edward Snowden is no hero

US News - Sat, 03/15/2014 - 09:23

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In an interview published in the latest edition of Rolling Stone magazine, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said whistleblower Edward Snowden - the ex-National Security Agency contractor who leaked the agency's secret documents - cannot be categorized as a hero.

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Mozilla cancels its Windows Metro-mode shell for Firefox

US News - Sat, 03/15/2014 - 09:19

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A few days ahead of the scheduled inclusion of Microsoft's Windows Metro version in the stable version of Mozilla's Firefox browser, Mozilla has announced that it has cancelled its Metro-mode shell for Firefox. Metro is the new, touch-centric User Interface (UI) of Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system.

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US federal government to relinquish control over the administration of Internet

US News - Sat, 03/15/2014 - 09:15

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In a highly significant announcement made on Friday, US government officials have said that the federal government will relinquish its control over the administration of the Internet.

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Winners of 2014 King of Spain International Journalism Prizes announced

Spain News - Fri, 03/14/2014 - 16:56

The names of the winners of the different categories in the 2014 King of Spain International Journalism Prizes have been announced. Agencia Efe and Spain's State Secretariat for International Cooperation and Ibero-America are the organizers of the prizes.

Secretary of State Jesus Garcia Aldaz along with Agencia EFE President Jose Antonio headed this year's jury. They reviewed 176 submissions coming from 19 different countries.

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Ferrari Planning to Open New Ferrari Land Theme Park in Spain

Spain News - Fri, 03/14/2014 - 15:58

Ferrari informed that the company is planning to open a new Ferrari Land theme park in Spain by 2016. The park will be located in the PortAventura resort.

The 46.6-square-mile park will be having many exciting things to offer. The park will be home to the Ferrari-themed five-star hotel and it will also be having a massive vertical roller coaster, which, as per the company, will be the 'highest and tallest' across Europe.

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