Articles By Valli Meenakshi Ramanathan

From Companies Aug 20, 2012

OnLive Announces Restructuring Plans With Investor Lauder Partners; Tries To Win Over Staff

In a move to assuage employees and customers, Cloud-gaming service provider OnLive has confirmed asset sale and assured continuation of services without interruption.

From Companies Aug 19, 2012

AT&T FaceTime Restrictions Draw Flak From Public Interest Group But Barely Skirt Norms

AT&T announced August 17 that it will limit FaceTime over 3G and 4G network to iPhone subscribers who sign up for the carrier's mobile share plans that will be launched in late August. This move has drawn criticism from interest group Public Knowledge that argued the company was "violating the FCC's Open Internet rules.

From Society Aug 19, 2012

Wildfire Chokes Outdoor Tourism Prospects in Western US

Apart from destroying hundreds of homes and parched forest area, recent wildfires sweeping western United States, encroached national parks, recreation sites, and campgrounds thereby, adding to woes of communities dependent on summer tourism.

From Companies Aug 19, 2012

Google's Motorola Files Patent Case Against Apple; Aims To Block US Imports Of iPhone, iPad, Mac Computers

Google Inc's (GOOG), Motorola Mobility filed a new patent infringement case against Apple Inc. (AAPL) claiming features of Apple devices including location reminders, e-mail notification, phone/ video players, and Siri's voice-recognition program infringe on seven of Motorola Mobility patents.

From Companies Aug 17, 2012

Apple Admits Mistakes In Retail Store Staffing Policy, Reverses Course Ahead Of iPhone 5 Release

Apple Inc. (AAPL) admitted recent staffing changes made in its retail stores selling iPhones, iPads and Macs were "a mistake," and it is reversing the policies.

From Entertainment Aug 17, 2012

The Obamas' First Kiss Gets Immortalized On A Plaque In Hyde Park

As political pundits are scrutinizing the campaign moves of President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney ahead of the November Presidential poll, there's another report that is being hogged with equal intensity -- the immortalization of the Obamas' first kiss.

From Society Aug 17, 2012

Catherine Bosley: Newswoman Wins Appeal Against Hustler In Copyright Suit

Catherine Bosley, an Ohio TV newswoman, won a lawsuit against Hustler over publication of a picture showing her naked in a wet T-shirt contest.

From Tech Aug 16, 2012

iPhone 5 September Launch May Shore Up Apple Q4 Results, Says Analyst

The probable launch of iPhone 5 September 12 may add six to 10 million iPhones to Apple's Q4, Gene Munster, an analyst at Piper Jaffray, has stated.

From Tech Aug 16, 2012

US Supersonic Plane Crashes Seconds Into Its Test Flight

The unmanned U.S. X-51A Waverider aircraft that was designed to fly six times the speed of sound broke apart 16 seconds into its test flight above the Pacific Ocean owing to faulty control fin, the U.S. Air Force said Wednesday.

From Tech Aug 16, 2012

Windows 8 Trial Version Available For Download; Users Must Reinstall OS On October 26

Microsoft released the final version of Windows 8 to MSDN and TechNet subscribers August 15. There is also a 90-day trial version for the general consumers.