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Kim Jong-Un Assassinated?

Kim Jong-Un is dead

Rumors have exploded this morning on the Chinese Micro-blogging site called Weibo that a certain North Korean dictator is dead, and as a matter of fact, was assassinated. Kim Jong-Un, who just recently took over power after Kim Jong-Il, his father, died. Rumor has it that Dictator Kim Jong-Un was assassinated at the embassy in […]

ACEHearing App Wiki

ACEHearing App Wiki

The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Ximplar took it upon themselves to offer to the world a tool that could aid millions of people world wide. An estimated 38% of the global population  has some form of hearing loss problems, but only a limited amount actually seek help, and many also are not at […]

Nintendo to Blame for Sales Slump

nintendo sales slump

Is there somebody to blame for the recent slump in the gaming industry? Some analysts are starting to point the finger at Nintendo as yearly statistics indicate that Nintendo has a significant part in the industry revenues during 2010 and 2011. However, these figures may not tell the whole truth.   Nintendo Sales Slump Matt […]

Kim Jong is Dead Wiki

Kim Jong is dead wiki

North Korean Dictator Kim Jong was announced to have died late last night. Having had health concerns for years, many of which came to light in 2011, he suffered a heart attack on board a train. Kim Jong is dead at age 69, with his late son expected to take over control of the poverty […]

Tata Motors Miss Estimates as Jaguar Sales Drop

Tata Motors Miss Estimates as Jaguar Sales Drop

Tata Motors released their first quarter results and the results were not quite what they were predicting. Analysts had forecast Tata Motors, the owner of the  Jaguar Land Rover to have higher than realized first quarter net income reports. This comes as the sale of passenger cars in India fell and the deliveries of the […]

Tata Sons Successor By December

Tata Sons Successor By December

RK Krishnakumar, one of five selected members to a special committee created to interview and select the successor to Ratan Tata of the Tata Sons Company, a  telecom to tea conglomerate, announced that a successor will be announced before the end of this year. The Tata Sons Holding Company has shareholdings across the many group companies […]

Kingdom Tower to Be Tallest Building

Kingdom Tower to Be Tallest Building

Just two years after the record changed places and the 2,717-foot Burj Khalifa became the world’s tallest  building, a new rival plan is already set to topple it from its number one spot. Originally costing $1.5 billion to build and standing tall in Dubai, it is a significant part of the nation’s sky line.   […]

Nintendo Loses $300 Million, Miyamoto and Iwata Takes Pay Cut

Nintendo Loses $300 Million, Miyamoto and Iwata Takes Pay Cut

Just under 6 months ago Nintendo released the update to their highly popular touch screen handheld gaming system, the Nintendo DS. Always known for revolutionizing the gaming industry by seeking to expand the market and following the Blue Ocean Marketing Approach, Nintendo has moved away from the simple hand held controller dominated by only pressing […]

Yeddyurappa Resigns

Yeddyurappa Resigns

After over three days of  tensions, Karnataka chief minister Yeddyurappa sent his letter of resignation to Bharatiya Janata Party President Gadkari. In his letter Yeddyurappa addressed his resignation but maintained his full support to the Bharatiya Janata Party. This comes as he was indicted on a mining issue in Lokayukta. President Gadkari accepted Yeddyurappa’s letter of resignation. […]