Twitter Users Mock Natalia Kills After Being Fired From 'X Factor New Zealand'
March 17 2015 10:10 AM EDT
After she was fired from 'X Factor New Zealand' for bullying, Natalia Kills received a barrage of insults from enraged Twitter users.
Xiaomi, Li Ning Partner To Make Smart Shoes
March 17 2015 9:29 AM EDT
As wireless personal technology improves, capturing health and fitness data using smart wearables is on the rise.
Facing Supply Constraints, Xiaomi Set To Boost Production
March 17 2015 9:12 AM EDT
The Chinese phone maker wants to increase production of premium devices as it looks to establish its brand in new markets.
Nintendo Readies Gaming Console To Compete With Xbox, PlayStation
March 17 2015 9:03 AM EDT
Nintendo is planning to compete with Xbox and PlayStation with a new console, coming in 2016.
US Free Trade Deal With South Korea Falls Short: Critics
March 17 2015 8:33 AM EDT
Since the deal’s implementation, the U.S. trade deficit with the Asian nation has grown by about $12.7 billion.
Diabetes To Afflict 600M People By 2035
March 17 2015 8:22 AM EDT
Two-thirds of all new cases of diabetes are now being reported in low-and middle-income countries such as China, India, Mexico and Egypt, according to a new study.
Mobile Payments, With A Smile
March 17 2015 8:21 AM EDT
At the CeBIT trade fair in Germany, Alibaba founder Jack Ma said the tech giant is working on payment technology that uses facial recognition.
Cyclone Pam Leaves More Than 3,000 Homeless In Vanuatu
March 17 2015 8:18 AM EDT
Cyclone Pam's winds of up to 185 mph left a devastating effect on the small South Pacific island nation.
PetroChina Vice Chairman Liao Yongyuan In Corruption Probe
March 17 2015 8:07 AM EDT
The company is among 26 Chinese state enterprises being looked at for alleged graft and corruption.
South Korea Says North Korea Linked To Nuclear Plants Hack
March 17 2015 7:18 AM EDT
Last week, a hacker had also demanded money in exchange of not handing over sensitive information about the plants to other countries.
Pakistan Executes 12 Men Guilty Of 'Heinous Crimes'
March 17 2015 6:45 AM EDT
At least 27 people have been executed since a moratorium on death penalty was lifted after an attack on a school that killed over 150 people.
Nintendo Announces Mobile Games, New Platform
March 17 2015 6:39 AM EDT
The move is largely seen as a step to retain consumers shunning the company's console and browser-based games.
Myanmar Court Jails 3, Including Foreign National, For Insulting Religion
March 17 2015 6:21 AM EDT
Rights groups condemned the verdict as an assault on freedom of expression and called for the release of the three.
Major US Allies To Join China-Backed Bank: Reports
March 17 2015 5:29 AM EDT
The bank is seen as contributing to the spread of China's "soft power" in the region, possibly at the expense of the United States.
China Kick-Starts Plan For Soccer Domination
March 17 2015 5:21 AM EDT
China has announced bureaucratic reforms in a bid to transform itself into a major soccer power.
Hong Kong Chief's Daughter Alleges Abuse
March 17 2015 4:01 AM EDT
Leung Chai-yan has admitted in the past that she suffers from depression.
Prince Harry Will Train With Australian Army Before Retirement
March 17 2015 3:42 AM EDT
A report last month had also said that the prince planned to do charity work in Africa after quitting the military service.
Apple Readying Streaming TV Service
March 17 2015 2:14 AM EDT
Apple is “in talks” with networks like ABC, CBS and Fox to launch a TV bundle service consisting of about 25 channels sometime this fall.
ISIS Offers 'Alternative Flagpole' To Afghan Militants
March 17 2015 1:49 AM EDT
The U.N. and Russia announced concerns about the Islamic State group's growing influence in the strife-torn country.
Death Toll In Myanmar Ferry Accident Rises To 59
March 17 2015 1:27 AM EDT
The ferry was said to be carrying over 225 people on board, when it sank on Friday near Myebon in western Rakhine state.