On Friday, officials from the Los Angeles area were busy investigating a car crash which happened in the wee hours of mornings, in which, celebrity Charlie Sheen's stolen luxury vehicle managed to drive off the main road and plunge down a hillside.
Star of the popular sitcom "Two and a Half Men", Sheen was arrested in December in Colorado on the suspicion that he had assaulted his wife. Officials have confirmed that the actor was not in the car and the search parties have not been able to track the driver.
In a Friday statement, Microsoft disclosed that on April 15, 2010, it will withdraw support to its first-generation Xbox 360 games and consoles on its Xbox Live service.
Breaking the news on a blog, Microsoft’s Larry ‘Major Nelson’ Hryb revealed that the prohibition will begin with the instantaneous discontinuation of auto-renewals for gamers who are currently subscribed to the Xbox Live service via an original Xbox.
A recent study conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation, a leading US based welfare institute has suggested that kids and young teenagers aged 8-18 years are spending around seven and a half hours online, on average in a day.
Expressing her views on the subject Michele Elliott, a leading child psychologist mentioned "When children are using these devices they are not communicating or interacting with anyone else. They may be very good at texting but how do they do when they have to meet someone face to face?"
Apple is speculated to postpone the sales of its spectacular big-screen 27-inch desktop iMac by around three months, with a new report revealing that the company has already stopped the production of new units until it addresses the recently emerged hardware snags that rattled the computer.
Apple reveals that it has received complaints as the device has been affected by a couple of technical issues, including flickering screens and yellowish panels, which is revealed to be the main reason behind the delay.
Troubled Asset Relief Program’s watchdog has stretched probes into misconduct in the Government’s $700 billion federal bank rescue program, pushing the number of opened cases by 41 per cent during the final three months of last year.
As per latest figures, Neil Barofsky, the special inspector general overseeing the $700 billion Troubled Asset Relief Program, initiated 25 criminal and civil investigations in the fourth quarter, taking the total number of active cases to 77.
The 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing site has been named as a state historical resource by a California preservation panel.
The California State Historical Resources Commission laid claim to more than 100 items left by US astronauts on the Moon in 1969.
Historian Jay Correia from the Historical Resources Commission described the moon lending of Apollo 11 in 1969 as one of the most historical events in the past 100-200 years.
The US economy advanced at an annualized rate of 5.7 per cent in the final three months of 2009, the quickest growth rate in around six years.
A group of analysts had projected an annualized growth rate of 4.7 per cent for the fourth quarter of last year.
Figures released by the US Department of Commerce showed that the rebuilding of inventories added 3.4 percentage points to the country’s gross domestic product, the highest boost in the past two decades.
Bill Gates, the richest man in the world right now, according to Forbes magazine, and a leading philanthropist, discusses the issues the world is facing in terms of health and education of third world citizens.
The software legend, in the annual letter PDF released by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, exhibited concern about the fact that developed nations concentrating their resources and concern on combating climate change in the poorer nations would result in funds being diverted from health care and education.
Following a spate of bearish activity in world financial markets, with the US markets experiencing the biggest three day fall in ten months, FTSE 100 is predicted to follow suit.
A disappointing quarterly report by Google, coupled with President Obama's announcement of a proposal to restrict risk taking by the banking sector, contributed to cast to a pall over global markets along with injecting the investors with caution and fear.
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