Chelsea Clinton stuns on cover of Elle, gushes over 'perfect' baby daughter

Chelsea Clinton stuns on cover of Elle, gushes over 'perfect' baby daughter

Washington, Apr 11 : Chelsea Clinton has gushed about her baby daughter Charlotte on the cover of the May issue of Elle magazine

The 35-year-old First Daughter, who welcomed daughter Charlotte in September 2014 with her husband of four years, Marc Mezvinsky, said that her whole life is reoriented around her 6-month-old baby in the most blessed sense, Us Magazine reported.

The only child of Bill and Hillary Clinton that she now understands that this is something else that she and Marc talk about all the time, all of the enthusiastic, bombastically spectacular, wonderful things people say about their children, because they also feel and think all those things about Charlotte.


Boss in hot water for firing woman by text for refusing sex

Boss in hot water for firing woman by text for refusing sex

New York, Apr 11 : A married Long Island -limo-company manager and his employer have been mandated to pay out over 700 000 dollars to former female dispatcher he fired for rejecting his sexual advances.

The 32-year-old Geralyn Ganci sued manager Raymond Townsend after she was fired for repeatedly refusing his barrage of sleazy requests, which eventually landed her in the hospital with extreme emotional distress, the New York Post reported.

Ganci said in her suit that the sex-crazed Townsend said in one text that he had to pull over to the side of the road and masturbate thinking about her.

Ganci added that she was shocked and sickened by his behavior that occurred despite the fact that Townsend's wife worked at the same New Hyde Park company and sat near her.


Microsoft working on enhancing Windows 10's touch experience

Microsoft working on enhancing Windows 10's touch experience

Washington, April 11 : According to a newly leaked version of Microsoft's upcoming program, the company is improving the touch experience in Windows 10 .

According to the Verge, on enabling tablet mode, any apps on the taskbar are removed and the user is thrown into a user interface that only has access to the Start screen, virtual desktops, and the Cortana digital assistant.

Users can swipe in from the left to access recent apps, and the Start Screen has a fullscreen view of Live Tiles and apps.

There's also a new animation to bring up the Start Screen which simply glides into view over desktop wallpaper.

Desktop apps can also be launched and they will automatically expand fullscreen without cluttering the taskbar. (ANI)


Apple Smartwatch now available for pre-orders online

Apple Smartwatch now available for pre-orders online

Washington, Apr 11 - Apple's much-awaited device the Apple Watch is now available for pre-orders online.

The smartwatch is now available in display stores across Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, the United States and the United Kingdom, and all its models, are backordered for at least four to six weeks, with the less expensive ones backordered until June, CNN reported.

The most expensive model with modern buckle is 38mm 18-karat gold, costing 17,000 dollars. The Apple Watch Sport has a rubbery band and starts at 349 dollars, while the Apple Watch Edition crafted with 18-karat gold, begins at 10,000 dollars.

The products will be shipped from April 24 onwards.


'Impressed' Obama strikes lightning pose on meeting Bolt

'Impressed' Obama strikes lightning pose on meeting Bolt

Washington, Apr 11 (ANI): President of the United States Barack Obama was so impressed on meeting Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt that he struck the decorated Olympian's famous lightning pose .

Obama was completely star struck on meeting the six-time Olympic gold medallist, TMZ. com reported.

In fact, the President of the United States gushed about Bolt to the room saying that nobody's ever been faster than 'this man, ever' of all the billions of people.

Obama is supposedly in Jamaica on political business, the report added. (ANI)


Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge now available for sale in India starting at 49,900 rupees

Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge now available for sale in India starting at 49,900 ru

Washington, April 11 : The new Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones which were announced last month are now available for sale in India starting at 49,900 rupees.

According to the Verge, the smartphones have also gone on sale in the US, UK, Germany, and France and other markets.

The Galaxy S6 has a flat display, while the Galaxy S6 Edge has a dual-curved display that wraps around both the left and right sides.

Samsung's new Galaxy S6 comes in three variants, 32GB for 49,900 rupees, 64GB for 55,900 rupees and 128GB for 60,900 rupees in India. (ANI)


China developing new way to redirect, intercept internet traffic

China developing new way to redirect, intercept internet traffic

Washington, April 11 - China is developing a new way to redirect and intercept the web traffic, according to a new report from Citizen Lab.

According to the Verge, the report looks at the recent denial-of-service attack against Github, which flooded the site with bad traffic for five days, resulting in intermittent downtime.

China's cybersecurity administration had been suspected as the source of attacks. However, the new report shows the redirection occurring as traffic enters China Telecom, indicating it is part of the same infrastructure as China's Great Firewall.

Many have already called for US retaliation for the Github attack with one researcher describing it as "attacks by a nation state against key United States internet infrastructure". (ANI)


Samsung expecting record Galaxy series sales with new S6, S6 Edge

Samsung expecting record Galaxy series sales with new S6, S6 Edge

Washington, April 11 : Samsung's head of mobile marketing Lee Sang-chul has said that the company expects the Galaxy sales to hit the highest record ever in the model's series with the new Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge.

According to the Verge, analysts are expecting the new devices to sell as many as 50 million units in 2015 alone after positive reviews across the board for the S6 and S6 Edge.

Samsung's head of mobile, JK Shin said that that demand for the Edge was outstripping supply owing to both increased orders from carriers and the difficulty of manufacturing the Edge's curved screen.

Samsung's Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge have gone on sale in the US, UK, Germany, and France and other markets. (ANI)


US, Cuban Presidents meet after more than 50 years in Panama City

US, Cuban Presidents meet after more than 50 years in Panama City

Washington, April 11 : US President Barack Obama has met his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro on Friday after more than 50 years in Panama City for the Summit of the Americas.

According to CNN, the two nations have barely been on speaking terms for more than 50 years.

National Security Council spokesperson Bernadette Meehan issued a statement saying that "President Obama and President Castro greeted each other and shook hands" at the summit.

Cuba and the United States had endured a half-century of hostility.

In Panama, Obama is expected to announce he's removing Cuba from the United States' list of states that sponsor terrorism. (ANI)


Glendon Palmer to bring Obama's first date with Michelle on big-screen

Glendon Palmer to bring Obama's first date with Michelle on big-screen

Washington, Apr 11 - Veteran executive and producer Glendon Palmer has joined IM Global as senior vice president of development and production and his first project will be based on Barack Obama's first date with Michelle Obama.

Palmer will report to IM Global founder and CEO Stuart Ford and president of production Matt Jackson and his first project is 'Southside With You', which was inspired by the first 1989 date of lawyer Michelle Robinson and the young associate named Barack Obama, Deadline. com reported.

The story follows the couple on a date that took them from the Art Institute of Chicago to a screening of Spike Lee's 'Do the Right Thing' to the site of their first kiss outside of an ice cream parlor.


Meet the woman who married 10 men without getting divorced to most

Meet the woman who married 10 men without getting divorced to most

Washington, April 11 - A woman named Liana Barrientos from New York has been accused of marrying 10 men, without actually divorcing many of them.

According to the court records, 39-year-old Barrientos, who's dubbed a "serial" bride, could be facing 4 years of jail time is she's found guilty of the charges, ABC News reported.

However, the Bronx woman has plead not guilty on two counts of offering a false instrument for filing after police accused her of lying on her recent 10th marriage application, and license in 2010 by signifying that she was never married before.


Soon, smartphones to act as warning aids for 'earthquakes'

Soon, smartphones to act as warning aids for 'earthquakes'

Washington, April 11 - Smartphones could very soon play an important role in saving millions of lives, as scientists are currently testing it as early warning systems for large earthquakes.

The study, led by scientists at the U. S. Geological Survey, found that the sensors in smartphones and similar devices could be used to build earthquake warning systems. Despite being less accurate than scientific-grade equipment, the GPS (Global Positioning System) receivers in a smart-phone can detect the permanent ground movement (displacement) caused by fault motion in a large earthquake.

Using crowd-sourced observations from participating users' smartphones, earthquakes could be detected and analyzed, and customized earthquake warnings could be transmitted back to users.


Red giant stars with held up 'chemical clock' discovered

Red giant stars with held up 'chemical clock' discovered

Washington, Apr 11 - A team of astrophysicists has discovered a group of red giant stars for which the 'chemical clock' does not work.

The Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam study found that according to their chemical signature, these stars should be old, but instead, they appear to be young when their ages are inferred using asteroseismology.

Their existence cannot be explained by standard chemical evolution models of the Milky Way, suggesting that the chemical enrichment history of the Galactic disc is more complex than originally assumed.


Google-owned Snapseed photo editing app launches new update for Android, iOS

Google-owned Snapseed photo editing app launches new update for Android, iOS

Washington, Apr 10 : The Google-owned Snapseed photo editing app has launched an update for Android and iOS, which adds new tools.

According to the Verge, the new tools that Snapseed added include lens blur, tonal contrast, intelligent perspective transform, and spot healing.

Also, Snapseed now offers more precise control over edits and lets user apply effects or filters to certain parts of the image using the app's brush tool.

A feature called 'The Stacks' lets users re-edit any photo or undo changes you've made previously. Users can then choose to keep or remove it.

Users can also now copy edits over from one image to another if there's a certain workflow you usually stick to.

Snapseed is free with no in-app purchases. (ANI)


Study discovers 'Darwin Nuke' vulnerability in Apple's OS X, iOS

Study discovers 'Darwin Nuke' vulnerability in Apple's OS X, iOS

New Delhi, April 10 : Researchers have discovered a vulnerability in the kernel of Darwin - an open-source component of both the OS X and iOS operating systems. This "Darwin Nuke" vulnerability leaves OS X 10.10 and iOS 8 devices exposed to remotely-activated denial of service (DoS) attacks that can damage the user's device and impact any corporate network to which it is connected. The experts call on users to update devices with the OS X 10.10.3 and iOS 8.3 software releases, which no longer include this vulnerability.

Analysis of the vulnerability by Kaspersky Lab revealed that the devices affected by the threat include those with 64-bit processors and iOS 8: iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus,iPad Air, iPad Air 2,iPad mini 2, and iPad mini 3.


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