On behalf of the Marine Conservation Society (MCS), an event called 'Beachwatch Big Weekend' is being organized in the UK by the Environment Department on September 17 and September 18; and, as a part of the event, a major beach cleaning operation will be carried out at Berrow.
In its 2011 second quarter report on tablet and e-book sales, International Data Corp. (IDC) said that new tablets - including the highly-criticized Research In Motion (RIM)’s PlayBook as well as the now-discontinued Hewlett-Packard TouchPad – were apparently grabbing the market share of the Android-based tablets.
In an evidence that app developers are seemingly interested in developing content for the forthcoming Windows 8 version of Microsoft’s operating system, the software maker said in a recent statement that nearly 500,000 copies of the preview version of the OS have been downloaded by the developers.
According to the findings of a new study published in the journal PLoS Biology, even though some animals – like a blind, cave-dwelling fish in Somalia – have evolved for millions of years underground, sans any clue about the day-night cycle, they still have a sense of time!
Japanese electronics giant Sony has apparently sent some noteworthy challenge the Apple iPad 2’s way --- with the recent release of its first Android tablets, the S and P models, which boast features that clearly set them apart from the drove of iPad competitors!
A study, published in journal Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism on Monday, interestingly notes that obese people who are otherwise healthy not only have as long a life span as their slimmer counterparts, but are also apparently at a lower risk of dying of cardiovascular conditions!
Good News USA
- Vodafone NZ’s new ‘Red Home’ packages will offer UFB and 150 TV channels
- Vodafone NZ’s full-year profit plunged by more than two-thirds to $56 million
- Vodafone adding 34 European countries to ‘AU$5 per day’ international roaming option
- Telstra launches its new ‘Every Day Connect Data Share Packages’
- Voyager signs “multimillion-dollar deal” with submarine cable group Hawaiki