|Benjie Batanes |||Nov 02, 2015 06:53 AM EST|
Hacktivist group Anonymous has apparently released the personal information of several members of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK). The KKK is a white supremacist group that became famous during the American civil rights era. The group has clashed with Anonymous in the past.
|Benjie Batanes |||Nov 02, 2015 05:34 AM EST|
An R&B artist named Jesse Braham is suing Taylor Swift for allegedly plagiarizing a certain phrase from his 2013 song, "Haters Gonna Hate" and then incorporating it in her 2014 hit "Shake it Off". Aside from the $42 million dollars suit, Braham is also demanding that his name is included as one of the writers of the popular song.
|Benjie Batanes |||Nov 02, 2015 05:15 AM EST|
China's Ministry of Public Security on Sunday announced the arrest of two Chinese executives of a Hong Kong futures firm for allegedly engaging in the manipulation of futures prices. This arrest is the first time that Chinese authorities have apprehended persons working for a financial firm owned by non-mainlanders.
|Benjie Batanes |||Oct 31, 2015 07:27 AM EDT|
Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin has clarified allegations that some relatives of President Xi Jinping hold significant shares in his company. On Thursday, Wang said that Xi's relatives had sold all of their shares before his company made its initial public offering (IPO) in 2014, missing the chance to make a tremendous profit.
|Benjie Batanes |||Oct 30, 2015 08:20 AM EDT|
Security officers in three states have arrested at least 17 persons suspected of engaging in an illegal online gambling scheme. On Wednesday, authorities said that the suspects' operations catered to at least 2,000 American gamblers and bets reached up to several million dollars.
|Benjie Batanes |||Oct 30, 2015 08:08 AM EDT|
The Atacama desert in Chile has acquired the undisputed title of being the "driest place on Earth". But early this year, a heavy downpour that lasted for 12 hours has turned the seemingly lifeless desert into a blooming flower garden.
|Benjie Batanes |||Oct 29, 2015 01:51 PM EDT|
Pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and Allergan have started initial negotiations for a possible merger in which the former will be the surviving company. The proposed deal was uncovered this week by the media.
|Benjie Batanes |||Oct 29, 2015 06:09 AM EDT|
Japanese game maker Nintendo announced on Thursday that it will release its first game for Android and Apple iOS smartphones in 2016. The game is called Miitomo. Nintendo is the only one of the three major electronic game console makers that is yet to release a game outside of its own devices.
|Benjie Batanes |||Oct 29, 2015 05:51 AM EDT|
Samuel “Sam” Sarpong Jr., a former host of the MTV Show Yo Momma and model for fashion designers Tommy Hilfiger and Luis Vuitton, died on Monday after jumping off a bridge in Pasadena, California. The family issued a statement on his death without citing any reasons that may have led the 40 year old to end his life.
|Benjie Batanes |||Oct 28, 2015 10:51 AM EDT|
Fans missed some of the action in the first game of the World Series as Fox Sports lost its broadcast feed of the game on Tuesday evening. The station issued a statement later saying that their generators suffered some electronic breakdown which caused the delayed broadcast.
|Benjie Batanes |||Oct 28, 2015 07:07 AM EDT|
Google on Wednesday introduced the Asus onHub router to the market. This is the second onHub router product launched by Google.
|Benjie Batanes |||Oct 28, 2015 06:50 AM EDT|
Apple's Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook believes that China can still provide opportunities for growth despite the recent economic slowdown in the country. He made this statement on Wednesday after news surfaced that his company beat expectations of analysts both on sales and income for the third quarter.
|Benjie Batanes |||Oct 28, 2015 05:46 AM EDT|
A majority of American senators voted in favor of the Cybersecurity Information Security Act (CISA) on Monday. Critics, however, say that CISA is not only outdated, but would also infringe on the privacy of netizens in the United States
|Benjie Batanes |||Oct 27, 2015 08:56 AM EDT|
Facebook announced on Monday that the company will be revamping their app on both Android and iOS mobile devices. The upcoming new and improved notification system is intended to be at par with Google Now which is by far superior to Facebook's.
|Benjie Batanes |||Oct 27, 2015 08:30 AM EDT|
Forbes Magazine has listed real estate and entertainment mogul Wang Jianlin as China's richest man in 2015 during a conference held in Beijing on Monday. This is the second time Wang has been adjudged to be the wealthiest in the country, the first time was in 2013.
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