While National Lottery (Lotto) ticket operator Camelot is claiming that its decision of doubling the price of the ticket will "refresh" the game and will increase prizes to winners, punters have severely criticized the hike.
A vast majority of punters (more than 9 out of every 10) threatened that the price hike this year would stop them taking part in the Lotto.
Trevor Moore, chief executive officer of the beleaguered music and entertainment chain HMV, on Wednesday said that he was confident that the company would be able to find a solution despite it falling into administration.
South Korean electronics giant Samsung has introduced a new phone in its widely popular Galaxy range of handsets - an upgraded Galaxy S2 running Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean.
Dish Network Corp (DISH) on Tuesday tabled an unsolicited bid for wireless broadband operator Clearwire Corp, stepping between Sprint Nextel Corp. and Clearwire Corp.
DISH offered $3.30 per share for Clearwire. The bid is $0.33 more than that of Sprint, which had placed a bid of $2.97 a share for Clearwire. It may be noted here that Clearwire Corp is Sprint's wireless network partner.
Big M Inc, the owner of women's clothing stores Mandee, Annie Sez and Afaze, has sought Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after Superstorm Sandy slashed sales and wrecked its turnaround.
Hulu Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Jason Kilar has announced its decision to step down from the top job and depart the company within the first quarter of this year.
Software giant Microsoft has once again urged government regulators to force Google to make changes in its controversial practices to preserve fair competition.
Google is perhaps Microsoft's biggest rivals in the Internet and smartphone markets, and thus Microsoft has long been trying to persuade regulators to crack down on the Internet search giant.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has apologized for the outage that disrupted Netflix's video service for a number of users on Christmas Eve.
On Friday, December 14, Verizon Wireless finally started rolling out - in a phased manner - the Android 4.1 `Jelly Bean' upgrade to its customers using the Samsung Galaxy S III handset.
With Facebook having revealed in a recent announcement that it was bringing some changes to its earlier practice of giving the Facebook users the ability to vote on the company's privacy-related decision, analysts are divided in their opinions about the impact which the changes will apparently have on the users.
In what evidently is an indication of Facebook's dramatic `droidfooding' attempts, the social network's Menlo Park headquarters is splashed with some hard-to-miss porters which are urging the employees to "switch" from the iPhone to the Android devices.
In a recent court order in the high-profile Apple-Samsung patent-infringement case, US Magistrate Judge Paul Grewal in San Jose, California, asked Apple to hand out to Samsung the licensing terms of the agreement which Apple inked with HTC earlier this month, after having accused HTC of copying the `unique' features of the iPhone for manufacturing its handsets.
In a Sunday announcement, Cisco Systems revealed that it intends acquiring cloud-networking startup Meraki in a $1.2 billion deal, including cash and retention-based incentives.
With Apple and HTC having revealed last Saturday that they have settled their patent disputes by working out a licensing agreement, Samsung filed a motion in the federal court on Friday, urging US District Judge Lucy Koh to compel Apple to show its licensing deal with HTC.
Those, who are waiting to get their hands on Samsung's handset being powered with Windows Phone 8, have to wait for some more time, as the company has delayed the launch. Samsung has announced that they have delayed the launch of the Samsung Ativ S to mid-December.
In a move which is being seen as an effort by online retail giant Amazon to offer more direct competition to streaming services, the company has recently made a change to its Prime service, giving some customers the option of a monthly subscription instead of a full year commitment.
In an announcement at its press event last week, Apple introduced Fusion Drive, the technology which underscores a new storage option for the company's newest iteration of the iMac - also unveiled at the same event - that will hit the markets in November.
The owners of the two-seat Tesla Roadster - the first electric car from electric automaker Tesla - can now avail a trade-in deal which is being offered by Tesla Motors, and can get a sizeable discount on the company's brand new 2012 Tesla Model S.
At an October 18 event in San Francisco, Google took the veils off a new Samsung laptop which runs Google's Chrome OS; and is the latest addition to Samsung's existing `Chromebook' devices, comprising the May-released $450 Series 5 550 Chromebook notebook, and the $330 Chromebox Series 3 desktop computer.
During the course of a recent interview with All Things D's Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher, Google's Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said that, if Microsoft's own-branded Surface tablet turns out to be a successful device, its implications in the mobile-devices arena could be truly noteworthy.
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- Swara Bhaskar at the first look of film Listen Amaya
- Swara Bhaskar at the first look of film Listen Amaya
- Chitrangada Singh at the film Inkaar Special screening by Arjun Rampal
- Ranbir Kapoor snapped with his AUDI A8 Car during the series of interface, `An Actor Prepares: Behind The Success`