Monster, an audio technology company, which co-designed the original Beats by Dr Dre headphones, filed a lawsuit against Apple Beats electronics over allegations of fraud. Monster CEO Noel Lee claims he and Monster invented the technology behind Beats by Dr Dre headphones and claims Lovine and Dr Dre committed fraud by pirating the technology from Monster. This was done with a “change of control” clause when Taiwanese phone maker HTC acquired a 51 percent stake in Beats in 2011, depriving the company of hundreds of millions of dollars.
The ability to raise money on a massive scale was actually one of mankind’s most important inventions. In an age where people fetishize technology and convenience, banks are one of the stodgiest parts of our infrastructure. Cryptocurrencies appealed to people who don’t see why we should still wait over the weekend for a bank to process a transaction, or why the government can deny your donation to Wikileaks. At its most successful, these currencies changed our global conception of what makes up a currency. Cryptocurrency will bring about the next evolution of fundraising. Cryptocurrencies have the potential to change the financial world and in manyRead More →
The news went terribly devastating when the plane from AirAsia that was travelling from Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore went missing on Sunday. The Flight QZ8501, an Airbus A320-200 lost contact with air traffic control on Sunday morning due to bad weather. On Tuesday, 30th Dec, with the help of navy and air force, Indonesian rescuers found dozens of bodies and wreckages from the sea off the coast of Borneo. Relatives of the people missing sobbed severely, leaving behind them in total grief and sorrow. After continuous search for 2 days, the navy said that 40 bodies had been discovered. Indonesian officials have saidRead More →
Paramount bans showings of Team America: World Police that had been programmed to replace planned screenings of the movie, which was scrapped on Wednesday by Sony. Team America: World Police is the 2004 satirical action comedy, written by South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, famously mocked Kim Jong-il, the father of current North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, using live-action super marionettes. The film also derided the government of North Korea, as well as the liberal Hollywood establishment that catered to anti-American despots in what was a prescient satire. The film was supposed to be a debut release on Christmas that was a replacementRead More →
SMS ruled the technology for almost a decade and people believed that this rule won’t end soon. But with the launch of instant messaging apps we have forgone the use of SMS and calls and are highly dependent on these apps for most of our communications needs. If we consider WhatsApp, Viber and Wechat; WhatsApp will be rated highest according to its popularity worldwide but WeChat features the most and the best Emojis that allow us to make our exchanging messages with more fun. Viber has a very slow growth of usage and is basically only used for making international calls.
Discrimination against African-Americans on religious grounds still exists and this was proved when Aaron McNamara had written that black people should be “exterminated,” in one of his social media accounts. Aaron McNamara is a young auxiliary officer with the Fairview Park police department, who resigned after being charged for his overtly racist comments on Youtube videos. Throughout his social media accounts, he has spoken about African American as ‘jungle monkeys’ and ‘spooks’, and should be still enslaved. Volunteers in the auxiliary force are non-sworn members with no arrest authority. They assist with parades, traffic control, service-oriented calls and locking up parks.
The crashing waves, the setting sun, where people are laughing and embracing under the sunset and the sand squishing slowly through the toes are beaches. Thunder booms while the atmosphere relieves itself of unwanted moisture. What could be more exciting than living in a place where your plans could be intruded upon so abrasively by a cause you cannot control? Beach bummers perpetually search for beaches to loaf around. Thankfully, Cebu has many beautiful beaches. Their seclusion and volcanic history have endowed them with some of the most stunning beaches on the planet, from scenic expanses of white sand to isolated volcanic coves. Some preferRead More →
You don’t have to be the best! You just have to be your best in everything that you do. I find many situations in which individuals complain about their lives. Yet, I see so many individuals that do not put all their effort into exactly what it is that they want in their lives. We can’t sit and complain about something unless we actually have action. Action which is the the motion blablaha sd. You see if an individual stays stagnant, then are they truly putting all their effort? Are they putting their best at what they do? Yesterday I had a meeting with businessRead More →