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  • Apple CEO Tim Cook will give away all his wealth 5 hours 41 minutes ago

    Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook is joining the roster of the very rich who are giving away their wealth. Fortune magazine cited the head of the world's largest technology corporation as saying he planned to donate his estimated $785 million fortune to charity - after paying for his 10-year-old nephew's college...
  • World Cup: Alastair Cook hits back after England's first-round ouster March 19, 2015

    Alastair Cook on Wednesday (March 18) criticised the decision to sack him as England's One-Day International captain just two months before the team's World Cup campaign, and suggested the lack of "real leadership" held back the team's progress beyond the World Cup first round. Cook, who was left out of England's...
  • Tim Cook offered Steve Jobs his liver, Jobs had a secret plan to buy Yahoo: New biography reveals March 13, 2015

    New Delhi: The impact of the man will remain for long after his passing and books on the legendary Apple co-founder Steve Jobs will therefore continue to be written for long. An upcoming biography titled Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader by Brent...
  • Apple witnessed record sales in 'unbelievable' 2014: Tim Cook March 11, 2015

    Cupertino: Apple CEO Tim Cook took a figurative victory lap at his company's annual shareholder meeting, one day after he announced details about the new smartwatch Apple plans to start selling next month. A year ago, some investors were voicing frustration over Apple's lagging stock and activist Carl Icahn was pressing...
  • Apple TV price slashed by $30; now available for $69 March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Alongside the new MacBook and Watch launch, Apple CEO Tim Cook also announced a price cut for Apple TV by $30 - bringing the price down from $99 to $69. Also, there will be a new HBO Now channel on Apple TV. HBO's standalone streaming service will launch on...
  • Apple's 12-inch new MacBook: Apple launches the thinnest and lightest MacBook ever at Rs 99,900 onwards; to go on sale from April 10 March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Apple CEO Tim Cook at its March 9 event unveiled the all-new MacBook, the thinnest and lightest version of its laptop in silver, space grey and gold finishes. Measuring just 13.1 mm at its thickest point, the new MacBook design is 24 per cent thinner than the 11-inch MacBook...
  • Apple becomes the first company worth over $700 billion February 11, 2015

    New York: Apple became the first company to reach a market value of $700 billion as shares vaulted amid upbeat news on the US tech giant's gains in the smartphone market and soon-to-arrive smartwatch. Shares rose 1.9 per cent to close at $122.02, lifting Apple's market value to $710 billion, and...
  • Yuvraj Singh to play for MCC in Emirates T20 tournament January 29, 2015

    London: India discard Yuvraj Singh will play for Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) in the Emirates Twenty20 tournament in Dubai on March 20. The Indian batsman has been named as the final member of the squad for the annual competition which this year also features Lancashire, Yorkshire and Sussex. Lancashire will take on...
  • After selling a record 74.5 million iPhones in three months, what does Apple do next? January 28, 2015

    San Francisco: Apple CEO Tim Cook says consumer demand for new iPhones has been "staggering" and "hard to comprehend." That helped the company report record-smashing earnings for its latest quarter and primed its stock for a rally Wednesday. But after selling a record 74.5 million iPhones in three months that ended...
  • England captain Alastair Cook named in MCC squad for UAE trip January 22, 2015

    London: Alastair Cook was on Thursday included in the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) squad for the Champion County match and the Emirates Twenty20 tournament in the United Arab Emirates in March. Cook, omitted from England's one-day squad for the World Cup, made himself available for the trip to gain match practice...
  • My captaincy to vary from Alastair Cook's: Eoin Morgan January 11, 2015

    Canberra: New England skipper Eoin Morgan, tasked with leading the three-time World Cup finalists in the quadrennial event, has said he would adopt a different approach to captaincy than his predecessor Alastair Cook. Cook was replaced by Morgan after England lost a one-day series against Sri Lanka recently. "There will be certain...
  • ICC World Cup 2015 squads: Big players who have been left out January 11, 2015

    With just 33 days left to the opening game of the 11th ICC World Cup, all 14 teams have submitted their final squads with the ICC with Australia and West Indies rounding off a week of anticipation that left some of the big names biting the dust. Leading the list of...
  • Stuart Broad backs axed Alastair Cook to cement legend status January 6, 2015

    London: Being removed as England captain for next month's 50-over Cricket World Cup could turn out to be a blessing in disguise for Test skipper Alastair Cook, according to team mate Stuart Broad. Poor personal form with the bat and a bad run of results for the side led to the...
  • James Anderson tells England to move on from Alastair Cook January 5, 2015

    London: England must forget about former captain Alastair Cook as they begin preparations for the World Cup, fast bowler James Anderson said in a British newspaper interview published on Monday. Test skipper Cook lost his one-day role in December following a run of five straight defeats, with Eoin Morgan being handed...
  • Robots learn how to cook by watching videos on YouTube January 5, 2015

    Washington: Researchers have found a way to allow robots to learn how to cook by watching videos on YouTube. The researchers from NICTA, Australia's Information and Communications Technology Research Centre of Excellence, and the University of Maryland developed a way for teaching robots how to properly use tools by having them...
  • Angelina Jolie: My son Pax is a better cook than I am January 4, 2015

    London: Actress-director Angelina Jolie has admitted that she cannot even cook the most basic dishes. The mother of six said she can sometime knock up fairly elaborate dishes but finds it difficult to cook basic ones, reported Daily Mirror. "I'm one of those people, I can learn this random exotic meal... A...
  • Non-subsidised LPG rate cut by Rs 43.50 per cylinder January 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Price of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG) was cut by Rs 43.50 per cylinder as international oil rates slumped to their lowest since May 2009. A 14.2-kg cylinder of non-subsidised LPG will now cost Rs 708.50, down from Rs 752 previously, in Delhi, oil companies announced. This is the fifth...
  • Alastair Cook takes to the oche after World Cup snub December 23, 2014

    London: Alastair Cook tried to take his mind off his shock World Cup snub as the deposed England captain stepped onto the oche at the World Darts Championships on Monday. Two days after the heartache of being sacked as England's one-day captain and dropped from the squad for next year's World...
  • Alastair Cook sacked in a 'hugely disrespectful' way: Andrew Strauss December 21, 2014

    London: Former England captain Andrew Strauss has launched a strong attack on the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), saying sacking of former skipper Alastair Cook was "hugely disrespectful". The 29-year-old Cook, who was in dismal form, has been replaced as England One-Day International (ODI) captain by middle-order batsman Eoin Morgan...
  • No way back for Kevin Pietersen despite Alastair Cook sacking December 21, 2014

    England cricket chiefs have moved quickly to make it clear that Alastair Cook's dismissal as one-day captain has not opened the door for a return to international cricket for batsman Kevin Pietersen. The South African-born maverick's undermining of Cook was one of the reasons Pietersen was cast aside by England in...
  • Gutted at being left out of World Cup squad: Alastair Cook December 20, 2014

    London: England batsman and former skipper Alastair Cook has said that he was 'gutted' to be left out of England's World Cup squad after fellow willower Eoin Morgan was confirmed as the new one-day captain. Cook was dropped on Friday from the 15-man squad to play matches in Australia next month...
  • World Cup squads: Eoin Morgan named England captain, Alastair Cook dropped December 20, 2014

    Alastair Cook has been dropped from the England squad for next year's 50-over World Cup in Australia and New Zealand with Eoin Morgan taking over as captain, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) confirmed on Saturday. Opener Cook, who has been woefully out of form with the bat but will...
  • Alastair Cook out, Eoin Morgan in as England ODI captain: reports December 19, 2014

    London: Alastair Cook has been dropped as England captain for next year's 50-over World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, the BBC and Sky Sports reported on Friday. Opener Cook, who has been woefully out of form with the bat, will be replaced as skipper by swashbuckling middle-order batsman Eoin Morgan. Cook...
  • Google Glass will fail, smartwatches disappointing, Apple no longer a pioneer: Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak December 19, 2014

    Sydney: Steve Wozniak says he is no fan of smartwatches and believes Google Glass will fail as he cautioned not to expect the company he co-founded, Apple, to always lead the way into new technologies. The American, who quit Apple in 1987 - 12 years after creating the technology giant with...
  • Alastair Cook should be replaced as captain: Nasser Hussain December 19, 2014

    London: Alastair Cook should be immediately taken out from captaincy ahead of the World Cup before time runs out, former England skipper Nasser Hussain had said. England's one-day series defeat in Sri Lanka was their fourth in a row under Cook, who scored 119 runs in six games. England went down...
  • I won't walk away, says under-fire Cook December 17, 2014

    Alastair Cook said he had no intention of stepping down as captain after his England side lost the seventh and final match of the one-day series against Sri Lanka on Tuesday. The left-handed opening batsman struggled for runs again, making just 32 as his team were beaten by 87 runs to...
  • As it happened: Sri Lanka vs England, 7th ODI December 16, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Sri Lanka have won the toss and will be batting first against England in the seventh ODI. England make two changes - Hales and Gurney back in, for Bopara and Finn. Meanwhile, Sri Lanka have made one change with Dilruwan...
  • As it happened: Sri Lanka vs England, 6th ODI December 13, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Sri Lanka opted to bat against England in Pallekele. Playing XIs: England: Alastair Cook (capt), Moeen Ali, James Taylor, Joe Root, Ravi Bopara, Eoin Morgan, Jos Buttler (wk), Chris Woakes, Chris Jordan, James Tredwell, Steven Finn Sri Lanka: Tillakaratne Dilshan, Mahela Jayawardene,...
  • As it happened: Sri Lanka vs England, 5th ODI December 11, 2014

    For ball by ball commentary scroll down to bottom of the page England will return on Thursday to chase down a 240-run victory target and stay alive in the seven-match contest against Sri Lanka after rain forced play to be suspended. In-form Kumar Sangakkara hit a cultured 91 but England paceman Chris...