Bubble

  • Bubble Wrap – A fantastic debut by Kalyani Rao September 23, 2014

    Picking up a book by a debut author always comes with some kind of skepticism to me. What if I don't like the book and end up wasting my precious reading time - this question keeps haunting me but somehow I believe one must venture into unknown territories at times...
  • It's official. Everyone loves popping bubble wrap, including this adorable raccoon February 17, 2014

    Popping bubble wrap is a guilty pleasure for so many. How many hours have you whiled away popping bubble wraps that come with packaging? This very busy raccoon will agree with you that nothing compares to idle bubble wrap popping. ...
  • Will the eCommerce bubble burst in 2012? January 2, 2012

    Internetoriented companies are very much here to stay. There are north of 5060 million users in India, even by the most conservative counts, which was not the case the last time when people got excited about the Web. Several billion dollars worth of transactions have already happened on the Web...
  • 5 films you should've watched this year December 30, 2011

    These are little gems that didn't have big stars or big budgets. They were honest, wellmade films that didn't make a lot of money at the boxoffice. You may have missed them in the cinema, but check them out on DVD: 'I Am', directed by Onir An honest film that wove...
  • Bubbly's voice tweets to expand from Asia October 25, 2011

    London: Fans of Lady Gaga or Justin Bieber looking for more than their 140character tweets may soon be able to follow and hear their idols chatter over a new online service. Voice microblogging service Bubbly, which allows people to send Twitterlike short sound messages, has grown to reach more than...
  • 'Bubble Gum' an honest effort, worth a watch July 30, 2011

    Cast: Sohail Lakhani, Apurva Arora, Tanvi Azmi, Sachin Khedekar Director: Sanjivan Lal Bubble Gum is a ripe teenage story which is made with a genuine thought and effort. Had the film been promoted extensively the outcome would have been better than an empty cinema hall. The film talks about the life and highdrama...
  • Khap, period drama dominate Friday cinema July 29, 2011

    New Delhi: Love, determination and the murky channels of rural retribution will compete with a gripping period drama as three films of distinctly separate genres hit the big screens this Friday. Two letters written by Mahatma Gandhi to German dictator Adolf Hitler addressing him as 'Dear Friend' during the...
  • San Francisco hopes tech boom isn't Bubble 2.0 April 11, 2011

    San Francisco: A certain feeling is back in San Francisco. Murmurings of stock market riches. Twentysomething entrepreneurs as celebrities. Lamborghinis parked next to taco trucks. Driven by social media and mobile startups, the money is flowing in the city's tech industry again, a decade after the dotcom boom minted overnight millionaires...
  • YouTube sued for 'derogatory' video by cop October 18, 2010

    Toronto: Posting online comments or YouTube videos anonymously may soon be over if some recent cases are anything to go by. A Toronto cop, who was mocked after videos of his actions during the G20 summit here in June were posted on YouTube, is suing Google for $1.2 million in damages...
  • Meet MJ's oddest companion, Bubbles the chimp July 4, 2009

    New Delhi: It's been one week since Michael Jackson's death and friends, family and fans are mourning the loss of the King of Pop. CNN catches up with one of Jackson's oddest companions Bubbles the Chimp. ...
  • No bubble bust, in NY it's a record June 25, 2007

    New York: Performance artist Fan Yang wants to set a Guinness Record for the biggest soap bubbles! Performing before a small audience in New York, Fan created a bubble of 13 compartments that covered 34 people. It was pretty cool. I wanted to make sure that I held my breath and...
  • This bubble doesn't burst, it rolls December 28, 2006

    New Delhi: New Zealand is a hotbed for extreme sports with adrenaline junkies from all over the world travelling there to get their fix. "Hands up in the air, here we go. Three, two, one, bungee!" That's a bunjee jumping instructor letting go of an eager, perhaps scared, adventure seeker. New...
  • Now, send a voice SMS on your mobile October 9, 2006

    New Delhi: Mobile phone users across the country may soon be able to send voice messages via SMS, perhaps marking the beginning of the end for text messaging, as voicebased applications firm Bubble Motion is set to launch its 'Bubble Talk' in a few months. USbased Bubble Motion is planning to...