Nokia N8, its first iPhone competitor

HELSINKI – Nokia, the world’s leading mobile phone manufacturer, said on Thursday that it has begun shipping its “star” smartphone model, the Nokia N8. Last week, Nokia said it would postpone N8 shipments a few weeks to customers who had ordered the cell phone, an announcement that hit company shares the same day the new […]
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Ipod deafness: invest in hearing aids

– The title is in jest, of course, though hearing problems are not a joke. In the past most people had to pass a certain age before they started to consider a hearing device, but today, as a result of regular and ubiquitous attacks on the hearing sense of children and young adults, hearing loss […]
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Alejandro González Iñárritu thinks “Biutiful” is Oscar material

– Mexican filmmaker Alejandro González Iñárritu today stated that he feels proud that his movie “Biutiful” will represent Mexico in the race for the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film. The movie was nominated by the Mexican Film Academy to compete with the other sixty-something non-English movies that aspire to be among the five films […]
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Star Wars returns, now in 3D

– All six of George Lucas’ famous “Star Wars” movies will return to your local movie theater in chronological order, now in 3D format, as informed by Lucasfilm Ltd. The company states that these movies are perfect for the 3D format, “From the Death Star to the planet Tatooine, the ‘Star Wars’ saga has always […]
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Second “The Pirate Bay” trial begins

– The appeal trial began today at the Svea Court of Appeal in Stockholm, called by the party responsible for the “The Pirate Bay” website, one of the largest in the file sharing world. Fredrik Neij, Peter Sunde, Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, Carl Lundström were convicted in April 2009 to one year in jail and to […]
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Netanyahu calls for continued negociations with Palestinians

– Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday he wants negotiations to continue with the President of the Palestinian National Authority, Mahmoud Abbas, when meeting the U.S. envoy, George Mitchell. “There are many uncertainties and obstacles in the path of peace. Everyone understands that”, said Netanyahu, according to a statement from his office during the […]
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LASIK eye surgery safety questioned

– A former FDA official, Morris Waxler, who initially aided in approving the eye surgery correction LASIK procedure in the 90’s and later recanted is now taking the issue to the regulators at the Food and Drug Administration. Waxler is now an independent regulatory consultant and plans to file a citizens petition, trying to get […]
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Twitter has more visitors than MySpace but less than Facebook

– Facebook is now consolidated as the leading website, reported The Wall Street Journal. The short message social network Twitter now has more unique visitors than the veteran MySpace for the first time in late August, in which Facebook has further consolidated its leadership. After four years online, Twitter has already become the third most […]
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