Oct 23, 2014

Amazon plans to establish web services in Germany

Andy Jassy, Amazon's senior vice president for Web services, said the company would open a new data center near Frankfurt to handle growing German demand for its products....»»[wsj]Read More...

Audi car company recalls 850000 cars

Audi is recalling about 850,000 cars worldwide over a software problem that could cause airbags to fail to deploy properly. The recall of A4s from 2013-15 model years includes about 102,000 cars in the United States....»»[nytimes]Read More...

Mark Zuckerberg speaks Chinese, gives reasons

Mark Zuckerberg set the internet ablaze Thursday morning when he posted a video of himself speaking Mandarin at Tsinghua University in Beijing......»»[cbsnews]Read More...

Russian official apologises to Serena Williams after 'racist' remarks

Serena Williams said she has received a written apology from Shamil Tarpischev, the Russian tennis official who referred to the Williams sisters as brothers and said they were “scary” to look at on a TV talk show....»»[cbssports.com]Read More...

Rwanda stops ebola screenings for US, Spain

Rwanda's minister of health is reversing a decision she made to require visitors who had been in the U.S. or Spain during the previous 22 days to report their medical condition to Rwandan authorities daily....»»[washingtonpost]Read More...

Ebola: Patients avoiding Texas hospital..

Despite both nurses who contracted Ebola after caring for the first U.S. diagnosed patient seeming to improve and no new cases yet, people seem to be avoiding the hospital in Dallas where Thomas Eric Duncan was diagnosed and died last month....»»[theblaze]Read More...

US Doctors to consider rejecting ebola Patients

U.S. doctors and hospitals are beginning to wonder whether they should refuse to care for Ebola patients when intervention is unlikely to help, given the proven danger of catching the virus...»»[dailycaller.com]Read More...

Man chops off his phallus after girlfriend dumps him

A Macedonian man chopped off his penis and threw it in the bin after he was dumped by his girlfriend for his lack of bedroom skills......»»[mirror]Read More...

Scientists develop drug to restore hearing loss

Scientists have restored hearing in mice partly deafened by noise, using advanced tools to boost the production of a key protein in their ears......»»[business-standard]Read More...

Food scarcity threatens Ebola quarantine in Liberia

Dozens of people quarantined for Ebola monitoring in western Liberia are threatening to break out of isolation because they have no food, the West African nation's state radio reported Thursday....»»[cbc.ca]Read More...

South African shares suffer as MTN Nigeria loses subscribers

South African shares ended in the red on Thursday dragged lower by mining companies and telecommunications operator MTN, which surprised investors with news it was struggling to sign on new subscribers in Nigeria....»»[reuters]Read More...

Woman steals $25K watch, hides it in her private part

A 25-year-old woman stole an Australian tourist's $25,000 Rolex and hid it in her vagina at a hotel in New York. Brenton Price was getting a massage from Shacarye Tims in his room at the Holiday Inn in Chelsea after meeting her at a bar...»»[travel.aol.co]Read More...

Chinese government angry with smooth jazz star Kenny G

Smooth jazz star Kenny G has angered Chinese authorities by visiting a pro-democracy rally in Hong Kong and posing with the protesters......»»[dailymail]Read More...

Nigerian-American charged for Jumping over White House fence

Dominic Adsanya, a 23-year old Nigerian, who jmped over the fence at the White House and attempted to enter the abode of President Barak Obama, has been nabbed by the Secret Service....»»[thenewsnigeria]Read More...

Oct 22, 2014

Two killed in Canadian parliament attack

A Canadian soldier standing guard at a war memorial in the country's capital was shot to death Wednesday, and heavy gunfire then erupted inside Parliament. One gunman was killed, and police said they were hunting for as many as two others....»»[bangkokpost]Read More...

UEFA Champions League Results(22/Oct/2014)..

Atletico Madrid 5-0 Malmo
Olympiakos 1-0 Juventus
Liverpool 0-3 Real Madrid
Ludogorets Razgrad 1-0 Basel
Bayer Leverkusen 2-0 Zenit St. Petersburg
Monaco 0-0 Benfica
Anderlecht 1-2 Arsenal
Galatasaray 0-4 Dortmund

Baby killed in suspected car attack in Jerusalem

The driver, whom police identified as Palestinian Adbel Rahman Shaloudi, was shot by police as he tried to flee the scene on foot and was in serious condition in hospital....»»[khaleejtimes]Read More...

World No.1 Serena Williams suffers heavy defeat at WTA championship

World number one Serena Williams crashed to the joint-heaviest defeat of her career as Simona Halep shocked the 18-time grand slam champion at the WTA Finals in Singapore. Halep prevailed 6-0 6-2 in just 65 minutes to claim the second win of the round......»»[ibtimes]Read More...

Explosion rocks Egypt's capital, 10 injured..

A bomb exploded outside Egypt's largest and most prominent university in the country's capital on Wednesday, wounding 10 people, including six policemen, the Interior Ministry said....»»[sfgate]Read More...

18yr-old stoned to death by Somalia militants

Al-Shabaab militants in southern Somalia publicly stoned an 18-year-old boy to death after he was accused of rape, the al-Qaeda-linked group and witnesses said....»»[businessweek]Read More...

Naked Russian man cuts off his ear in protest..

Russian Petr Pavlenskiy has been protesting against the government for a long time now. He had earlier mutilated himself and nailed his own testicles to the ground. The artist has now cut off his ear in public....»»[ibnlive]Read More...

Google beefs up 2-step security verification

Google has beefed up its 2-step Verification process by enabling support for a Security Key, a physical USB second factor. The company details that the physical USB second factor only works after it verifies the site the user is attempting to log in to is a Google...»»[ndtv.com]Read More...

Google+ service disruption, users face difficulties..

Google services including Hangouts, Google+ and Gmail were down for a large number of users. The Hangouts contacts list integrated with Gmail was not loading up and returning errors such as "Gmail is temporarily unable to access...»»[timesofindia]Read More...

IMF cautions African countries over eurobond borrowing rush

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned African countries against rushing to issue eurobonds, saying they may face exchange rate risks and problems repaying debts....»»[iol.co]Read More...

Egypt court sentences jihadists to death..

An Egyptian military court has sentenced to death seven members of the Islamist militant group Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis and two to life in prison on charges of planning and executing attacks on the military, media reported....»»[business-standard]Read More...

British man fakes 2yrs coma to escape theft charge

A British fraudster claimed he was a quadriplegic and faked being in a coma for two years to escape prosecution for a $73,000 theft......»»[9news]Read More...

Russia gives Ukraine one week ultimatum for gas payment

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Wednesday that Ukraine should find ways to pay for Russian gas with the European Union's help within a week....»»[straitstimes]Read More...

Oct 21, 2014

UEFA Champions League Results(21/Oct/2014)..

Apoel 0-1 PSG
Barcelona 3-1 Ajax
Bate Borisov 0-7 Shakhtar Donetsk
Chelsea 6-0 Maribor
Porto 2-1 Athletic Bilbao
Roma 1-7 Bayern Munich
Schalke 4-3 Sporting Lisbon

CEO of French oil Total dies in plane crash

The chief executive of French oil major Total, Christophe de Margerie, was killed when his private jet collided with a snow plough as it was taking off from Moscow's Vnukovo airport on Monday night....»»[business-standard]Read More...

Chinese hackers attack Apple iCloud service

Apple's iCloud service in mainland China has been hacked, according to reports. The perpetrators of the cyber- attack are allegedly able to access customers' usernames, passwords and other personal data, raising fresh fears over the security of Apple's....»»[telegraph]Read More...

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