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Earthquake rattles Southern California, no damage reported

Earthquake rattles Southern California, no damage reported

LOS ANGELES: Earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale struck deep beneath a mountain range in Southern California on Monday, jangling the nerves of tennis stars competing in the nearby… Read more »

David Beckham named as ambassador for Chinese Super League

David Beckham named as ambassador for Chinese Super League

Beijing: Football superstar David Beckham has been named as ambassador for the Chinese Super League, the country’s football association said, a move that has been widely anticipated but also criticized…. Read more »

NASA discovers third radiation belt circling earth

NASA discovers third radiation belt circling earth

Washington: NASA's Van Allen Probes, which was launched on Aug. 30, 2012, to study two giant belts of radiation that surround Earth, has shown scientists something that would require rewriting… Read more »

'Supermassive' black hole spinning at speed of light

'Supermassive' black hole spinning at speed of light

Washington: The outer reaches of a 'supermassive' black hole, more than two million miles across, or eight times the earth-moon distance, is spinning at nearly the speed of light. The… Read more »

Suicide attack on Kabul army bus injures six

Suicide attack on Kabul army bus injures six

Kabul: A suicide attacker blew himself up next to a bus carrying army personnel in the Afghan capital on Wednesday, wounding at least six people, officials said. The situation remains… Read more »

Yahoo chief bans working from home

Yahoo chief bans working from home

Since Marissa Mayer became chief executive of Yahoo, she has been working hard to get the Internet pioneer off its deathbed and make it an innovator once again. She started… Read more »

Apple releases ‘malware removal tool’ following computer hack

Apple releases ‘malware removal tool’ following computer hack

London: Apple will release a malware removal tool after a number of Mac systems were infected by computer hackers who targeted Facebook last week. Unknown hackers infected the computers of… Read more »

Curiosity Mars rover confirms first drilled Martian rock sample

Curiosity Mars rover confirms first drilled Martian rock sample

Washington: NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has relayed new images, which confirm that it has successfully obtained the first sample ever collected from the interior of a rock on another planet…. Read more »

Lance Armstrong refuses to cooperate with US Anti-Doping Agency

Lance Armstrong refuses to cooperate with US Anti-Doping Agency

Washington: Lance Armstrong said that he will not cooperate with a US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) investigation into dope cheats in cycling but would be willing to help other anti-doping inquiries…. Read more »

Webmail service, Outlook.com, is now set to replace Hotmail.com

Webmail service, Outlook.com, is now set to replace Hotmail.com

Washington: Microsoft has announced that its new webmail service, Outlook.com, is now set to replace Hotmail.com. The software giant said that Outlook.com is coming out of beta testing and is… Read more »