Ronaldo 1st, Messi 2nd, according to World Soccer Magazine - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Cristiano Ronaldo has won the prestigious ‘World player of the year’ award from World Soccer magazine, after journalist from around theShow More Summary
The world economy is primed for its fastest growth in four years, with the US driving the improvement in output, according to economists at Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank and Morgan Stanley. ||| Washington / London - The world economy is primed for its fastest growth in four years, with the US driving the improvement in output. Show More Summary
Oil production from North American shale fields will outpace every member of OPEC except Saudi Arabia within two years, according to ExxonMobil Corp., the world’s biggest energy company by market value.
#Followateen is not just a hashtag, it's a business model. Kik, one of the apps competing to be your backchannel of choice, has ridden "teen interest" to 100 million users. According to CNET, "Youth in the Western world are gravitating" to the app because you don't have to give a phone number. Read more...
The World Wide Web Consortium is looking for a Research Scientist in Cambridge, MA. According to the post, “Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL)-World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) (part-time, 50%), to bring social and identity technologies on the Web to their full potential. Show More Summary
Sorry Sammy, iPhone market share QUADRUPLES in China – BEFORE China Mobile deal Apple's flagship iPhone 5s has been the world's top-selling smartphone for two months in a row, according to Counterpoint Technology Market Research's Monthly Market Pulse report for October 2013. Show More Summary
Wholesale London gold tumbled more than $20 per ounce in quiet trade Thursday morning, falling with world stock markets after the week's "three-day rally [in gold] prompted some profit-taking" according to one dealing desk.
For the first time ever, the Hubble Space Telescope has observed water plumes on the icy crust of Europa. The Jovian moon is one of the most likely worlds to contain life in the Solar System. According to Lorenz Roth—who headed the team that made the discovery—"this is tremendously exciting." No kidding. Read more...
“This should be a red flag for everyone in legal education and the law firm world.” According to NALP, the percentage of women associates has dropped for the fourth consecutive year. That’s just lovely. [National Law Journal] Next summer,...Show More Summary
No commentary, I commend this article to each of our readers. The U.S. government lobotomized roughly 2,000 mentally ill veterans—and likely hundreds more—during and after World War II, according to a cache of forgotten memos, letters and government reports unearthed by The Wall Street Journal. Show More Summary
The World Health Organization (WHO) warns of a “ticking time bomb” as the tuberculosis virus is getting increasingly resistant to antibiotics. According to the WHO, almost 500,000 people have a type of TB that is resistant to at least two of the main drugs used to treat the disease. Show More Summary
With PS4 selling 2.1 million consoles since launch, it's officially the "world's biggest console launch," according to analysts at DFC Intelligence. The next biggest launch is Xbox One, which managed to sell 2 million consoles in the...Show More Summary
According to the managing editor of Time magazine, Pope Francis was chosen to grace the cover of its 2013 Person of the Year issue because he “changed the tone and the perception and the focus of one of the world’s largest institutions...Show More Summary
Gareth Bale has been labeled “incredible” by none other than teammate Cristiano Ronaldo. Great praise coming from the mouth of one of the best players in the world. The Real Madrid teammates seem to have nothing but respect for each other, as is apparent from recent statements. Show More Summary
There are certain markets around the world where Apple has to compete fiercely with other vendors to retain its position near the top of the heap but Japan does not appear to be one of them. According to Japanese consumer electronics tracking company BCN, iPads currently account for 6 of the top 10 best-selling tablets in Japan. Show More Summary
By Alpha 7 Trading: The global semiconductor market has grown 4% over the first three quarters of 2013 compared to a year ago, according to World Semiconductor Trades Statistics (WSTS). Guidance for 4Q 2013 revenue remains quite soft for key semiconductor companies. Show More Summary
Photo by Harris A Ewing/Saturday Evening Post Around 2,000 mentally ill veterans were lobotomized in the years during and after World War II, according to a Wall Street Journal report published Wednesday. The Journal came upon a collection...Show More Summary
Even in this rapidly changing world, we can always count on a few annual events — swallows returning to Capistrano, back-to-school sales, and the annual Fox News whining about the War on Christmas. According to their complaints, godless anti-religious socialists are trying to ruin the American way of life by asking that governments, schools, and even, […]
Bio, A+E Networks' biography-centric cable outlet, will shut down this coming summer and relaunch as FYI, a network "defined by the world we live in today," according to incoming president Jana Bennett. Presumably this is distinct from...Show More Summary
11 December 2013 -- Global efforts to control and eliminate malaria have saved an estimated 3.3 million lives since 2000, reducing malaria mortality rates by 45% globally and by 49% in Africa, according to the "World malaria report 2013" published by WHO.