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Apple close to striking ‘iRadio’ deal with record labels


 iRadio   Apple is said to be close to signing up a deal with two major music labels, Warner Music and Universal Music Group within the next week, for its ‘iRadio‘ music streaming service.According to a report by CNET, Apple’s new service will be similar to Pandora and will not offer on-demand listening. It will also offer some unique features, including the …

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Samsung expects first-quarter profits of $7.7B, up 53 percent


Samsung  expects  an operating profit of 8.7 trillion Samsung Electronics expects to record an operating profit of 8.7 trillion won ($7.7 billion) for the first quarter of 2013, a 53 percent increase over the year-ago period. The guidance, released today by the South Korean electronics giant ahead of full earnings later this month, is better than many analysts had forecast …

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Update for Verizon Galaxy S3 took six months


Galaxy S3 The good news is that owners of the Samsung Galaxy S3 through Verizon now have global roaming capabilities. The bad news is that Verizon apparently believes the “sometime after launch” promise it made equals a half-year wait. Last June, when the Galaxy S3 was about to launch, I wrote about how Verizon promised it would allow for global …

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Eco-minded exec Musk leaves Zuckerberg’s political group


Zuckerberg’s political group Elon Musk Elon Musk, CEO of electric-car company Tesla Motors, has left a fledgling political action group founded by Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg, after the group bankrolled ads that angered environmentalists and others. Musk and former PayPal colleague David Sacks — founder of Yammer, which helps companies set up in-house social networks — left on Friday, …

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No chip nonsense


No chip nonsense Spend less time redoing your nails and more time enjoying your holiday! Veethi Telang shares some quick tips to help extend the life of your manicure. Tip 1: Base it up Your nailpaint will stay on best if you prep your nails with a clean base coat. Allow it to dry completely before you apply the next …

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