A boy eats bread as others wait in front of a bakery shop during ...
Mar 1st, 2012
(Reuters) - A boy eats bread as others wait in front of a bakery shop during winter in Al Qusayr, a city in western Syria about 4.8km (3 miles) southwest of Homs, March 1, 2012. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic (SYRIA - Tags: SOCIETY FOOD) -
Apple's '12 Days of Gifts' iOS app that was available in previous years only to customers in international markets including Canada, Europe, and other countries, is for the first time ever offered to U.S. iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners as well, MacRumors reports. The application has been updated in time for this year's holiday promotion and wil... [Full Article]
Holiday cheer in Texas has become even sweeter thanks to a giant gingerbread house that has broken a world record for confectionary construction. Coming in at 35.8 million calories and covering an area of 2520 square feet, or nearly the size of a tennis court, the 21-foot high gingerbread house in Bryan, Texas, 90 miles northwest of Houston, has be... [Full Article]
Eight tech giants have joined forces demanding NSA reform in a 'Global Government Surveillance Reform' campaign, including AOL, Apple, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter and Yahoo, The Hill reports. The companies have expressed their requests in an open letter to Obama and members of Congress, and listed five governing principles that s... [Full Article]
By Wayne Cole SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian markets were mostly under water on Thursday as never-ending speculation about the fate of U.S. stimulus lifted bond yields globally, while Japanese shares struggled to find their footing after a spill. Moves were modest ahead of central bank meetings in the European Union and UK, and the latest read on U.S. ec... [Full Article]
Apple began deploying its iBeacon technology in retail stores last week, but the iPhone maker isn't the only company attempting to make the brick-and-mortar shopping experience more interactive. Qualcomm has just announced that its new Gimbal platform, which utilizes Bluetooth Smart to deliver proximity-based notifications to in-store shoppers... [Full Article]