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  • Google starts rolling out Android 5.0 Lollipop update to Android One phones in India 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Android One users in India have a reason to rejoice now. Google has started rolling out Android 5.0 Lollipop update to Android One handsets in India. "To those with Android One phones in India, here's where we are with the over-the-air (OTA) update that will bring Android Lollipop to...
  • Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown revived after found unresponsive in tub February 1, 2015

    Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only daughter of the late pop star Whitney Houston and singer Bobby Brown, was found unresponsive in a bathtub at her Georgia home on Saturday, but she was revived and rushed to a hospital, police said. The incident comes nearly three years after Houston, a superstar who...
  • Karbonn Sparkle V review: This Android One phone is like a Bollywood masala potboiler October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: One of the major differences between marrying a guy your parents picked out for you versus dating the college hottie is the thrill of chase and rebellion. Your 'susheel' husband might not sport 6-pack abs, or gel his hair with the precision of television commercials, but more likely...
  • Why Google's Android One can change the smartphone market September 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Google on Monday launched in India three Android One phones capable of Internet access at prices starting at Rs 6,299, as it looks to win customers in the world's fastest growing smartphone market with low prices and better quality software. Powered by Google's Android operating system, the handsets, made...
  • Android One users in India can soon watch YouTube videos offline September 16, 2014

    New Delhi: YouTube users in India will soon be able to save videos from the Googleowned service, making it possible to watch them offline, and the feature will eventually be available globally, the company said Monday. The feature will be available through the YouTube app on Google's new Android One smartphones...
  • Google's Android One phones come to India at Rs 6,299: Micromax Canvas A1, Karbonn Sparkle V, Spice Dream Uno September 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The first Android One phones have arrived. Google has launched the first set of three phones under its Android One project in India at a price starting at Rs 6,299. The first Android One devices to be available in India are the Micromax Canvas A1, Karbonn Sparkle V...
  • Google launches Android One phones in India, priced at Rs 6299 onwards September 15, 2014

    Update: Google's Android One phones come to India at Rs 6,299: Micromax Canvas A1, Karbonn Sparkle V, Spice Dream Uno New Delhi: Google has launched the first smartphones under its Android One project in India, pricing them at around Rs 6,299 to capture the lowcost segment of the world's fastest growing...
  • Indian American's antiObama film a box office hit September 4, 2012

    Houston: An antiObama documentary, directed by an Indian American filmmaker, has become the most successful documentary of all time by outperforming Hollywood films like 'Sparkle' and 'The Apparition'. The film, '2016: Obama's America', directed by Indian American Dinesh D'Souza, a former staffer of President Ronald Reagan, took in USD 6.5...
  • No crime in Whitney Houston's death: Police April 12, 2012

    Beverly Hills: Police have closed their investigation into Whitney Houston's death without finding evidence to suggest it was anything other than an accidental drowning, investigators have announced. The Beverly Hills Police Department did not release a detailed report on the case, but Lt Mark Rosen yesterday said the conclusion came...
  • Watch: Trailer of Whitney's last film 'Sparkle' April 3, 2012

    New Delhi: The much awaited trailer of late Whitney Houston's last film 'Sparkle' is out. Whitney Houston, Jordin Sparks, Derek Luke, Mike Epps and Carmen Ejogo play the lead roles in the film. Whitney Houston will be seen as a mother of three girls, who form a music band. The...
  • Family and friends gather for Houston funeral February 18, 2012

    Newark, NJ: To the world, Whitney Houston was the pop queen with the perfect voice, the dazzling diva with regal beauty, a troubled superstar suffering from addiction and, finally, another victim of the dark side of fame. To her family and friends, she was just 'Nippy'. A nickname given to Houston...
  • Sparkling wines a cheaper alternative to Champagne December 8, 2010

    New York: Champagne can only be produced in the French region that bears its name, but the joy that comes from hearing a cork pop can come from any number of other sparkling wines, at a fraction of the cost. "The central problem is that wine pricing is almost completely arbitrary...