Consumers will be spending more on appliances this holiday season, according to an analytics-based forecast made by technology giant IBM earlier this year.
As holiday shoppers hit the markets, new study has revealed that Americans are more likely to say that as a result of the economic downturn, they will spend less money on holiday gifts this year.
The world's largest Christmas present was the Statue of Liberty. The French gave it to the US in 1886. It is 46.5 meters high and weighs 225 tons.
In the right eye the letter LV were found which could mean Da Vinci's name and in the left eye some symbols were seen but it is difficult to make them out but they appear to be the letters C and E or B, an Italian team of art historians said.
After a 33-year journey, NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft has reached the other edge of our solar system where there is no outward motion of solar wind.
In less than a day after the successful launch of SpaceX's Falcon 9 commercial rocket and Dragon capsule on Wednesday, NASA's Glenn Research Center and the Northern Centre for Advanced Technology (NORCAT) of Canada are conducting tests that simulate the mining on Mars and the moon.
In a rare show of collective security, the United States, South Korea and Japan held a trilateral meeting on Monday to send a strong message aimed at China, which is seen as shielding North Korea.
Samsung said it has sold more than one million Galaxy Tab devices in less than two months, repeating similar success in smartphone segment when its Galaxy S reached the same figure in less than a week after launch in August.
Global investment guru and billionaire investor Warren Buffett has pledged $50 million to the UN agency IAEA to help the global watchdog to create a nuclear fuel bank to stop proliferation of weapons.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has told the Guardian newspaper that there are, indeed, some references to UFOs (Unidentified Flying Objects) that reamined a mystery.
The US Air Force's secret unmanned space shuttle X-37B landed at 1:16 a.m. Pacific time on Friday, concluding its more than 220-day experimental test mission. It was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., on April 22.
The website of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) was hacked on Friday night by an outfit in Pakistan.
The tension in Korean peninsula is unlikely to subside as South Korean intelligence chief Won Sei-hon said the North is highly likely to attack again.
The blogosphere is rife with speculation about what NASA will say in its press conference tomorrow.
You only live once, why not do something worthwhile? says Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.
Wikileaks documents reveal that U.S. Secretary of State in July 2009 sent a message to 33 US missions on UN reforms saying, International deliberations regarding UNSC expansion among key groups of countries: self-appointed frontrunners for permanent UNSC membership Brazil, Germany, India, and Japan.
A cable sent by US Ambassador Clifford Sobel says the police and intelligence agencies had arrested some individuals with links to terrorism but charged them on a variety of non-terrorism related crimes to avoid calling attention of the media and the higher levels of the government.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-il is not alone when it comes to avoiding flying. He's got a friend in Moammar Qadafi of Libya, whose staff avoid long distance travel by air over water.
The year 2010 was not good for Google in China and the hacking was, indeed, part of a sabotage attempt carried out with help from the government quarters, reveal the classified U.S. documents released by Wikileaks on Sunday. China to Germany, US diplomacy generally smacks of quid-pro-quo dealings, as ever.
Some of the names making rounds in Wikileaks' revelations are former South African president Nelson Mandela, Afghanistan's Hamid Karzai and Libya's Colonel Gaddafi and former UK premier Gordon Brown.
The US State Department has refused to accept the olive branch offered by Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to negotiate on publication of the documents later on Sunday. Instead, the US sought immediate handover of documents and resist from publicatiooon or distribution of the documents, failing which it said action will be taken against the whistleblower website.
According to the London-based daily al-Hayat, the WikiLeaks release includes documents showing Turkey has helped al-Qaeda in Iraq, So far, the countries making rounds in news and on Twitter which may figure in Wikileaks' release include the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Denmark, Norway, Israel, Iraq, India, China, Turkey, Russia and Iceland.
The much-awaited release of 2.8 million documents by whistleblower website Wikileaks contains 251,287 cables and 8,000 diplomatic directives which are classifed secret and not 'top Secret' says a leak that briefly appeared on German newspaper website Der Spiegel, according to WLcentral.org which is tracking the Wikileaks news.
Wikileaks is all set to release the promised documents which are classified as Secret, if not 'Top Secret', said an early leak by German newspaper Der Spiegel, that was withdrawn later.
In getting hold of damaging details about the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, the organization has been apparently assisted by a rogue U.S. Army Private who downloaded secret cables in their thousands and handed them over to Assange's fledgling organization.
In a radical twist to NASA's accomplishments, British author Nick Redfern has raised many questions on the space agency efforts in exploring outer space, including the Apollo moon landings, the controversial face on Mars, UFO sightings and other secret space programs, in his new book NASA Conspiracies.
Two days after the North Korean artillery attack, heads began rolling down in the government of South Korea and the first one was Defense Minister Kim Tae-young, who resigned on Thursday taking responsibility for the country's timid response.
Wikileaks plans to release classified U.S. diplomatic cables revealing corruption allegations against foreign governments and leaders, says a Reuters report quoting sources.
A day after North Korea's artillery attack on the South Korean island, the U.S. decided to send the aircraft carrier George Washington and a number of accompanying ships into the region for joint exercises besides sounding China, the sole ally of Pyongyang, to restrain Pyongyang from further attacks.
India's Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said on Wednesday it has arrested India's state-run LIC Housing Finance CEO, general manager of state-run Central Bank of India and a deputy manager of Punjab National Bank in connection with an alleged fake home loans scandal.