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Advocacy groups support Youtube kids app ban - 04/07/2015

A slew of consumer and children advocacy groups have urged federal regulators in the US to block a Youtube Video App released especially for children which they claim is not safeguarding the rights of children against advertising. The Google’s video search engine specifically launched the app in February to make it easier for children to search for videos which are safer for their viewing....

Global Electric Vehicles Market – Picks up Momentum - 04/06/2015

Major automakers are outing efforts to pace up with Tesla thereby setting new standards. The International Electric vehicles market reached the heights of 740,000 cars. According to Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research, the year 2014 was marked by new registration of about 320,000 electric cars worldwide. This quick growth was spearheaded by electric car market majors including Nissan’s...

Mercedes Self Driving Car – A Ride into Future - 04/05/2015

Concept cars are exciting, innovative and are uniquely designed. The luxury automaker, Mercedes Benz had developed a self-driving car’s models of its own. One of the most incredible car with no driver, is a futuristic silver model having a lavish lounge area. It was spotted on the streets of San Francisco and grabbed all the attention. The mind boggling car was initially unveiled in January,...

Offshore Blaze at Gulf of Mexico Oil Rig - 04/03/2015

The huge explosion at offshore oil rig killed 4 people, while the company is of opinion that it managed to avoid oil spill. A massive blaze engulfed the oil platform in Gulf of Mexico, thereby killing 4 people. The huge flames blackened the oil platform but Pemex oil company stated that it has somehow managed to avoid the oil spill. In addition, two workers suffered vital injuries in the...

Smile! Your Selfie is Scanned! - 04/03/2015

Everybody knows that if you put your vacation pictures in Instagram, Flickr and Pinterest, anyone can see them. But few know that the modern marketing company literally roam the expanses of the global network scanning and saving their photos. Some companies, like, for example, Ditto Labs Inc., even use special software to scan the photos (i.e., to find a picture of a person with a can of...

Germany Sets Strict Rules on Fracking - 04/01/2015

German government is going to legalize fracking (extracting oil and natural gas from shale plays). April 1, the Federal Environment Minister of Germany Barbara Hendricks presented a draft law on the use of hydraulic fracturing in Germany. Under the new law, shale gas production will be possible on the territory of the Federal Republic of Germany in 2018. The adoption of the law is a...

Placentophagy Is Currently In Vogue In Britain - 04/01/2015

Being true to the saying that “history repeats itself”, there is a growing practice of commercialised placenta-based food production in Britain. However, the said market has come to a standstill as it is under the scrutiny of the Food Standard Agency. London, United Kingdom- 25 March 2015- Corinne Purtill reports that pills prepared from human placentas are being sold in the United Kingdom. The...

Is Gold Running Out? - 03/31/2015

Within 20 years, we will witness an acute shortage of many commodities, Goldman Sachs analysts report. According to their calculations, just in two decades we will be out of gold, diamonds and zinc, and in 40 years, the reserves of platinum, copper and nickel will come to the end too. - The combination of two factors - a very low concentration of metals in the earth's crust and a very small...

IBM to invest $3 billion in Internet of Things Unit - 03/31/2015

In a bid to grab a share of the Internet of Things market, IBM will invest US$3 billion over four years in this segment. The company plans to set up new IoT systems and services to enterprises. IBM director of analytics Erick Brethenoux said, “We’re only at the very beginning of an amazing revolution. If we thought we were dealing with big data now, we haven’t seen anything yet.” According to...

China To Open Its Market Doors To The Global Investors - 03/31/2015

The Shanghai International Energy Exchange is about to open its crude oil futures trading in the global market. Investors and commodity holders see positive future potentials in Chinese market. Hainan, China (Xinhua)- 29 March 2015- In Chinese trade market, according to BOAO forum, the Shanghai International Energy Exchange, addressed as INE in brief, announced its intentions on shortly...
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