WASHINGTON, USA: Online retail sales for Cyber Monday grew 16% from last year to US$2.29bn, lifted by more shopping on mobile devices, a market tracker said on Tuesday, 3 December.
4 Dec 2013 07:24
TOKYO, JAPAN: Sony confirmed on Tuesday, 3 December, that it has sold more than 2.1m PlayStation 4 consoles in less than three weeks, as it battles Microsoft and Nintendo for supremacy in the lucrative gaming sector.
4 Dec 2013 06:32
WASHINGTON, USA: - Want that Amazon order in just 30 minutes? Amazon's chief executive Jeff Bezos hopes to soon achieve this using an armada of mini-drones able to drop small packages on the doorstep of users in USA cities.
3 Dec 2013 08:47
WASHINGTON, US: America's plain old telephone network is rapidly being overtaken by new technology, putting US regulators in a quandary over how to manage the final stages of transformation.
29 Nov 2013 14:38
NEW YORK CITY, US: UN committee on Tuesday voted to create an international day to protect journalists as media activists condemned the mounting number of reporters killed on duty.
28 Nov 2013 09:24
NEW YORK CITY, US: The first book written in what is today the United States of America fetched US$14.2m in New York on Tuesday, becoming the world's most expensive printed book sold at auction.
28 Nov 2013 09:17
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: US computer company Hewlett-Packard reported making a profit in its recently ended fiscal year, with cost-cutting efforts countering a slip in revenue.
28 Nov 2013 06:14
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