Tag Archives: World

On The Oscars Red Carpet, A Trip Around the World

Jennifer Lawrence photographed at the Academy Awards on February 29. (Image Courtesy: AFP) Brie Larson wore Gucci, the label revivified by Alessandro Michele: a billowy, bold, blue ruffled frock whose lightness was bisected and somewhat weighed down by a large jeweled belt. Cate Blanchett returned to one of her regular sponsors, Armani, who made over red-carpet dressing in the 1990s ... Read More »

Super Mario World and Other SNES Classics Headed to New 3DS

Nintendo is bringing some SNES classics to the Virtual Console, the company announced in one of its Nintendo Direct videos on Thursday. “Virtual Console is about to receive an upgrade, exclusively on new Nintendo 3DS systems,” said Bill Trinen, senior product marketing manager at Nintendo of America, Inc. “We will begin releasing Super NES virtual console titles, complete with new ... Read More »

Clash Royale, ICC World Twenty20, Lego Batman, and More Apps This Week

February came to a close and the first few app and game releases in March have been pretty big. This week we had companion apps to amazing games, big studios releasing new projects, and updates to popular apps and games. Fallout Shelter, Bethesda’s successful mobile game got a nice update and Supercell released Clash Royale with a bang. Here are ... Read More »

G20 to Say World Needs to Look Beyond Ultra-Easy Policy for Growth

Shanghai: The world’s top economies are set to declare on Saturday that they need to look beyond ultra-low interest rates and printing money if the global economy is to shake off its torpor, and renew focus on structural reform to spark activity. A draft of the communique to be issued by the Group of 20 (G20) finance ministers and central ... Read More »

Goan designer to showcase India’s weaves in World Fashion Week

Verma D’Mello has sourced diverse fabrics from across the country. Fashion designer Verma D’Mello has been invited to showcase her work titled “A paean to timeless India” at the prestigious World Fashion Week to be held in San Francisco, on February 20. Sourcing diverse fabrics from 29 States and seven Union Territories across India is never an easy task. Her ... Read More »

Freedom 251 Is the Cheapest Smartphone in the World, Costs Just Rs. 251

Ringing Bells is set to official unveil the Freedom 251 smartphone, delivering on its commitment of launching the cheapest smartphone in India. Bookings for the Freedom 251 – which is priced at just Rs. 251 (approximately $4), making it arguably the cheapest smartphone in the world – begin on Thursday at 6am. The Freedom 251, which Ringing Bells says has ... Read More »

Game Over for One of the Biggest Piracy Groups in the World

China-based cracking group 3DM will stop working on circumvention methods for single-player PC games for a year. The reason for this it claims, is to see if legitimate sales are impacted. “We just had an internal meeting. Starting at the Chinese New Year, 3DM will not crack any single-player games,” the group’s leader who goes by the handle of Bird ... Read More »