A limited edition £2,000-priced super-pram will be created by Silver Cross, a luxury brand name in baby `carriages', in collaboration with James Bond's favourite car brand Aston Martin.
The luxury pram - which is being touted as "the most exclusive pram in the world" - will be the Silver Cross Surf-Aston Martin Edition pushchair. Only 800 units of the limited edition pram will be manufactured for sale in Harrods.
Microsoft chairman Bill Gates, Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter founder Jack Dorsey and some other technology veterans starred in a short film directed by Lesley Chilcott to promote computer code learning in schools.
In the short film titled "What most schools don't teach" Gates, Zuckerberg and others recalled the time when they had first introduced themselves to coding. While some said that they started computer coding as early as in sixth grade, Facebook's first female engineer Ruchi Sanghvi said she started computer coding in college.
Dish Network Corp.'s effort to acquire wireless broadband operator Clearwire Corp may get a major setback as wireless broadband operator is reportedly planning to tap financing from Sprint Nextel Corp.
Dish placed a bid to acquire Clearwire for $3.30 a share. But, Dish also indicated that it would withdraw its offer if Clearwire took financing from Sprint.
Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple is employing its own Advertising Identifier technology to have more control over the way advertisers gather user information from mobile devices, according to TechCrunch.
Citing unnamed industry sources, TechCrunch reported that Apple's App Review team is preventing apps that make use of "cookie tracking," a move that hints that the tech giant is going to implement its own technology to identify advertising.
Domino's chief executive Lance Batchelor has claimed that the popular pizza delivery service is now fundamentally a digital business.
Batchelor said more than 50 per cent of sales last year were made online, and the figure cross 60 per cent by the final quarter of the last year. He further claimed that some of its stores in the UK saw more than 80 per cent of their delivered sales ordered online.
According to the chief, systems sales jumped nearly 13 per cent to £598.6 million; while online sales grew 46.7 per cent to £268.6 million, from £183.1 million in the previous year.
A Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chaired by Labour MP Margaret Hodge has accused the government's Department for Transport of making fundamental mistakes in handling of the West Coast Main Line franchise deal.
The committee argued that the department's failing to learn from its previous failures would cost taxpayers at least £50 million.
Responding to shouts of "resign" from the opposition benches, Chancellor George Osborne blamed Labour's Ed Balls for Britain's budget deficit.
Ed Balls launched a staunch attacked on Osborne after global ratings agency Moody's stripped the country of its coveted triple-A credit rating. Ed Balls argued that the Chancellor's economic Plan A had failed.
Moody's on last Friday downgraded the Britain's credit rating by one notch from the top triple-A rating, with a warning that the economy would struggle to grow for several years to come.
Mozilla Foundation has announced that its Firefox browser would soon start blocking cookies from third-party advertisers by default.
The move will prevent advertising networks from tracking internet users' online activity.
While Firefox users already have the ability to manually disable advertising cookies, the new patch will enable the browser to mechanically block third-party advertisers.
Software giant Microsoft Corp.'s Surface tablet computer will become available in Japan sometime next month, in March, according to a recent Nikkei report.
Citing anonymous sources, the report also says that Microsoft will launch Windows RT-based Surface tablet in the Japanese market. It may be noted here that Windows RT is a cheaper version of Windows 8 operating system.
Announcing its re-entry into the mainstream tablet space, Hewlett-Packard (HP) on Sunday unveiled a new Android-based tablet called the Slate 7.
The Slate 7, which is the computer giant's first tablet release since the botched Touchpad tablet, runs Google's Android 4.1 OS and features a 7-inch screen that offers a resolution of 1024 by 600 pixels. The manufacturer claims that it performs well outdoors as well.
It comes equipped with a 1.6 GHz dual-core processor, 8 gigabytes of storage, a 3-megapixel photo snapper at its back and a VGA camera on its front for video chat.
The euro-zone economy will shrink for the second year in a row in 2013, the European Commission (EC) forecast on Friday.
The Brussels-based EC, the executive arm of the European Union, said that gross domestic product (GDP) in the 17-nation region would shrink by 0.3 per cent this year.
Earlier in November 2012, the commission had projected a growth of 0.1 per cent for the region's economy.
In the new forecast, an estimated of seven euro-area economies are expected to shrink this year, including the Netherlands, Italy, Greece, Spain, Portugal, Slovenia and Cyprus.
The Pentagon on Friday suspended all test flights of its new F-35 fighter jets after discovering a defect in the engine of one of the jets.
The Pentagon office said a crack was discovered in the turbine blade in the engine of a test plane at California's Edwards Air Force Base on Tuesday.
The defected blade was shipped to engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney's Connecticut plant so that the cause of the crack could be caught. Matthew C. Bates, a spokesperson for the engine manufacturer, claimed that none of the other F-35 jets had suffered any cracks.
Moody's Investors Service on Friday slashed the U. K.'s long-held `AAA' credit rating by one notch, citing increasing debt burden and apathetic growth outlook over the coming years.
The global ratings agency lowered the country's domestic as well as foreign-currency bond rating by one notch to AA1 and also changed its outlook to stable.
Defence giant BAE Systems has issued a warning that its profits would continue to remain under pressure due to cuts in defence budgets in the US and the UK.
For the last year, BAE announced pre-tax profits of £1.4 billion, down from £1.5 billion from the previous year. Revenues slipped 7 per cent, from £19.2 billion to £17.8 billion.
Underlying earnings before interest, taxation & amortization (EBITA) slipped from £2.02 billion in 2011 to £1.9 billion in 2012.
The latest generation HTC smartphone, the HTC One, is perhaps the most serious contender to Apple's iPhone and Samsung' Galaxy handsets.
The new HTC One features 4.7-inch, full HD screen, with a resolution of 1,920 by 1,080 pixels that gives it a density of 468 pixels per inch (ppi). Corning's Gorilla Glass protects the display.
Under the hood, it has a quad-core 1.7 Gigahertz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor, and 2GB of RAM.