With rumors making rounds, yet again, about the road-blocks in the way of Apple's plans to launch its still-to-be-announced iRadio music streaming app, a recent AppleInsider report has revealed that the company is pulling back on its iRadio launch plans because its negotiations with one of the leading record labels have failed to materialize.
As per recent reports, Thomas Bach from Germany has become the first official contender to fight for the presidency of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
The new president for IOC will be chosen on September 10 at its session in Buenos Aires. The one elected will be replacing the presently ruling Jacques Rogge. He is in his two-term rule since 2001, which will see its mandatory end on the day.
As per a recent report, the famous autobahn of Germany is at the verge of losing its derestricted speed limits.
It was decided by the Northern Territory government that a 130km/h limit would be imposed on the Stuart, Barkly and Victoria Highways. Now, the same is being reviewed by it. Alongside, attempts are being made by the opposition SPD Party of Germany to outlaw the autobahn's unlimited speed sections. The same is being done as part of its campaign leading into September's election.
With AT&T announcing on Wednesday that it is reducing the cost of the HTC First handset - also called the Facebook phone - from $99 to a rather paltry 99 cents with a two-year contract, it is quite apparent that the handset has now been unofficially declared a disaster.
However, refusing to acknowledge the fact that the decision to drop the cost of the HTC First handset - within a month of the handset's launch - is an upshot of the reported lackluster sales of the device, AT&T said that the move was just a promotional effort by the carrier.
In a Thursday announcement via the popular microblogging site Twitter, Finnish handset-maker Nokia said that it is releasing an update - the Windows Phone 7.8 upgrade - for its Lumia 900 smartphone.
With there being hardly any enhancements coming to the Lumia 900 handset - and other Windows smartphones of its generation - in terms of software development, the Windows Phone 7.8 boost will make the interface of Lumia 900 appear quite similar to that of the modern Windows Phone 8 handsets.
After the unanimous Wednesday night voting of the Grandview Board of Aldermen in favor of bringing to their community, Google revealed in a Thursday blog post that its ultra-fast broadband network will soon be rolled out for the 24,500 residents of Grandview, Missouri.
According to the information shared by Google's Rachel Hack, Grandview is the latest destination to be announced for the roll out of the Google Fiber network, which has already been reported to be launched in Austin, Texas; Provo, Utah; and Shawnee and Olathe, Kansas.
The benefits of sunlight are much more than the risks associated with sunlight exposure and this has been stated by scientists as they feel that exposing skin to sunlight derives several benefits and they outweigh the risks faced by the skin associated with sun exposure.
According to Edinburgh University, there is a reduction in blood pressure, reduction in the chances of getting a heart attack and risks of a stroke. Exposure to sun also increases life.
Blood pressure gets lowered with UV rays releasing a compound.
Earlier, it was learnt that Germany suggested the need for treaty change. But as per recent news, the finance minister of Germany Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Tuesday that eurozone's planned banking union was urgently required and should be created within the present EU treaties.
During a debate at the Berlin Free University with Pierre Moscovici, the French Finance Minister, Schaeuble said the banking union was a central project. He further avowed that they cannot wait for the treaty change.
As per recent news, Germany has approved the sale of 164 tanks to Indonesia. The Green party parliamentarian Katja Keul informed about the same to the news outlets on Wednesday.
With the announcement, the country has become fourth in the list of exports after Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates. The deal over the tanks was moving ahead and formal request for clarification has been submitted by Keul to Chancellor Angela Merkel's government.
A Bloomberg report on Tuesday revealed that eight of 15 clauses in Apple's user privacy agreement have been invalidated by a German court, which said in a recent ruling that Apple needs to make a change in its rules pertaining to the handling of customer data.
According to the Bloomberg report, a court in Berlin, striking down eight provisions in Apple user agreement, said that the provisions were being invalidated on the grounds that they not in accordance with German privacy laws.