New York subway cars find new life on ocean floor

(Reuters) – After four decades carrying millions of New Yorkers, 44 of the city’s subway cars are now home to millions of fish. The worn-out cars were dumped on Friday into the Atlantic Ocean, 21 miles off the Maryland coast, to create an artificial reef, designed to attract fish for the state’s lucrative sport-fishing industry. “These reefs provide quality habitat for marine life off our coast which benefits not only the environment but also local […]

Oracle wins copyright ruling against Google over Android

(Reuters) – Oracle Corp won a legal victory against Google Inc on Friday as a U.S. appeals court decided Oracle could copyright parts of the Java programming language, which Google used to design its Android smartphone operating system. The case, decided by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, is being closely watched in Silicon Valley. A high-profile 2012 trial featured testimony from Oracle’s chief executive, Larry Ellison, and Google CEO Larry Page, and the legal issues […]

Apple to unveil iPhone 6 in August, earlier than expected: report

(Reuters) – Apple Inc will unveil the next incarnation of its popular iPhone series in August, one month earlier than industry watchers were generally expecting, Taiwanese media reported on Friday citing unidentified supply-chain sour ces. A 4.7-inch screen version of the iPhone 6 will reach stores in August, the Economic Daily News reported without specifying which markets would receive the phone first. A 5.5-inch or 5.6-inch model will be released in September, the newspaper said, as the iPhone 5 […]

NAB Show 2014 in Las Vegas

Almost 100,000 from around the globe gathered in Las Vegas for this year’s NAB show. Each year, film houses, aspiring cinematographers and broadcasters alike flock to the annual NAB show which is hosted by NAB or the National Association of Broadcasters. This year’s event featured 1,600+ companies showcasing new technologies that are driving the future of digital media and entertainment. Net25’s US Bureau in Las Vegas covered the event.

Translate Your Passions And Hobbies Into Your Career

Turn Your Passion Into Your Career By: Natalie Kate Ann Juntado   Spending time working on the things you are truly passionate about is what makes a person happy. Each individual living in this vast world has a talent or skill.  Some need just a little bit of encouragement for that skill to be further molded. If you are still in the process of figuring out what hobby or skill you the like the most, […]

Infographics: Mother’s Day 2014

Hey, when was the last time you spent quality time with that most special woman in your life? Your Mom! We would like to greet all the mothers out there a Happy Mother’s Day! Please share your Mother’s Day bonding ideas in Comments!

Environment as important as genes in autism, study finds

(Reuters) – Environmental factors are more important than previously thought in leading to autism, as big a factor as genes, according to the largest analysis to date to look at how the brain disorder runs in families. Sven Sandin, who worked on the study at King’s College London and Sweden’s Karolinska institute, said it was prompted “by a very basic question which parents often ask: ‘If I have a child with autism, what is the […]

Fast food products contribute to increased risk of chronic diseases – study

By Aerol B. Patena MANILA (PNA) — — Consuming fast food products can increase the risk of developing chronic diseases such as heart attack, stroke, and diabetes among the youth, a recent study conducted by researchers from the University of the Philippines-Diliman showed. The research showed that most fast food products that are consumed by young people were dense in energy but low in fiber. Meaty dishes were found out to have exceeded the recommended […]