Friday stumper: Find all of Apple’s 23 acquisitions from the past 16 months – VentureBeat

VentureBeatAt Apple’s annual meeting in Cupertino, Calif., today, chief executive Tim Cook dropped a curious factoid: In the past 16 months, Apple has bought 23 companies. Like Cisco, IBM,, … Read More

Tim Cook Chooses the Environment Over Profit – TidBITS

TidBITSBryan Chaffin of The Mac Observer witnessed a visibly angry Time Cook lash out at a National Center for Public Policy Research representative at this year’s annual shareholder meeting. The … Read More

UNSC unites on humanitarian aid to Syria – The Hindu

The HinduThe United Nations Security Council has passed a unanimous resolution on the delivery of humanitarian aid to Syria — the decision flowing from a consensus that the government and … Read More

India-born Satya Nadella named as head of giant Microsoft – onlineindiannews

onlineindiannewsIndia born 46-year-old Satya Nadella was named as the new CEO of 78 billion USD tech giant Microsoft and he attributed his leadership capabilities to playing cricket.Mr Nadella, who takes … Read More

AFIC report helps Musharraf but degrades its image – The News International

The News InternationalISLAMABAD: The VVIP accused of the most heinous crime in the book of country’s statutes — high treason — is seeking the exceptional luxury of getting a basic … Read More

‘Sherlock’: Benedict Cumberbatch talks fans, his future on the show, and … – Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment WeeklyWhat does Benedict Cumberbatch have to say about his fans? What does the future hold for his version of Holmes? And what does this week’s Entertainment Weekly cover star … Read More

Bieber’s handlers wanted thugs out of mansion – Vancouver Sun

Vancouver SunJustin Bieber’s handlers have long feared the singer’s posse was a public relations powder keg on the verge of exploding, and on Tuesday, it happened. Police raided the 19-yearold’s … Read More

Danish tourist assaulted for 5 hours, say police – Hindustan Times

Hindustan TimesDelhi Police on Wednesday night arrested two persons for allegedly robbing and gang-raping a 51-year-old Danish tourist who had apparently lost her way near the New Delhi Railway Station … Read More

With London Win, Nissan Hopes They Can ‘Hack’ It in Several World Cities – (blog) (blog)A globetrotting Japanese expat once told me he believed there was a Japanese expat pecking order. “The coolest kids move to London,” he explained, “the second coolest, to New … Read More

UPDATE 2-Antarctic blizzard halts icebreaker’s bid to rescue stranded ship – Reuters

Reuters(Adds details). By Maggie Lu Yueyang. SYDNEY Dec 30 (Reuters) – An Antarctic blizzard has halted an Australian icebreaker’s attempt to reach a Russian ship trapped for a week with … Read More

Justin Bieber tweets retirement, then tells fans ‘IM HERE FOREVER’ – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsWho can you Belieb? Justin Bieber is tweeting mixed messages about his future a week after dropping his bombshell “retirement” announcement on a Los Angeles radio station. … Read More

Rebecca Black releases song called Saturday – Khaleej Times

Khaleej TimesYouTube star Rebecca Black has released a follow up tune to her now infamous ‘Friday’; it’s called ‘Saturday’. Friday included lyrics “Got get my bowl, got have my cereal” … Read More

Slippery clay intensified Japan 2011 tsunami-quake – Khaleej Times

Khaleej TimesExperts have warned the trough, which marks the place where the Philippine Sea plate slides under the Eurasian plate, is the likely source of a monster earthquake sometime in … Read More