Samsung to expand range of smart appliances

Samsung to expand range of smart appliances

(Seoul-AFP) – Samsung is to launch a range of smart refrigerators, air conditioners and washing machines as its seeks to expand its business in Internet-connected homes, a top executive said Tuesday. The South Korean tech giant is seeking to plough more resources into the so-called Internet of Things (IoT) as the market for smartphones — […]

03.02.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Pops Fernandez, Society of Seven in Filipino concert, Feb. 7, at Pala

Pops Fernandez, Society of Seven in Filipino concert, Feb. 7, at Pala

Lhey Bella also to perform PALA, CA   – Pops Fernandez, the Filipino “Concert Queen” will perform with the Society of Seven in a special Filipino concert at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, February 7, in the Events Center at Pala Casino Spa & Resort.  Lhey Bella, a rising Filipino star, also will perform with the Society of […]

03.02.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings ·
Super Bowl 49 most tweeted NFL football final ever

Super Bowl 49 most tweeted NFL football final ever

(San Francisco-AFP) – Millions of fans took to social media for Sunday’s Super Bowl 49, making it the most tweeted about NFL football final in history, Twitter said Monday. More than 28 million tweets were sent out relating to the big match, which saw the New England Patriots snatch a win from reigning champions Seattle […]

NFL: Super Bowl 49 viewership sets US television record

NFL: Super Bowl 49 viewership sets US television record

(New York, United States-AFP) – New England’s dramatic victory over Seattle in Super Bowl 49 on Sunday was the most watched show in American television history, seen by a record 114.4 million US viewers, telecaster NBC said Monday. The Patriots’ 28-24 triumph over the Seahawks in the National Football League’s championship spectacle lured 2.2 million […]

03.02.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Home & Garden, Sports & Recreation ·
Ferrari 488 GTB unveiled ahead of Geneva

Ferrari 488 GTB unveiled ahead of Geneva

(Relaxnews) – Less of a completely new model and more of an evolution, the latest mid-engined V8 supercar from Ferrari is the first in history to get a turbocharger. To be precise, it’s a twin-turbocharged 3.9-liter V8 and when both turbos are scrolling up the result is 660bhp, a substantial improvement over the normally aspirated […]

03.02.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Newspaper columnist Lydia Solis new president of PWU California alumni association

Newspaper columnist Lydia Solis new president of PWU California alumni association

Philippine Women’s University Alumni Association of Southern California (PWUAASC) Lydia V. Solis was elected President of the Philippine Women’s University Alumni Association of Southern California for the year 2015-2016.   On March 14, 2015, Lydia together with the newly-elected Officers will be inducted into office during a dinner dance at The Sheraton Cerritos Hotel. Lydia was […]

03.02.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Emotional Jed Madela admits he lost his voice

Emotional Jed Madela admits he lost his voice

Jed Madela turned emotional during a private event when he related that he lost his voice. In a video uploaded by a certain Michael Sun on YouTube Saturday, Madela thanked his tito and tita for taking care of him. “These people are the ones who need the applause. Kasi ever since I started, sila talaga […]

03.02.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
Palace: No whitewash in Fallen 44 probe

Palace: No whitewash in Fallen 44 probe

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Malacañang made the assurance that there will be no whitewash in the probe of the PNP’s board of inquiry into the Mamasapano clash even if it is investigating its own. Presidential spokesperson Edwin Lacierda said the PNP is determined to find out the truth, including why no coordination was made between the […]

03.02.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Obama’s budget seeks tax on US companies’ offshore profits

Obama’s budget seeks tax on US companies’ offshore profits

By Paul Handley Washington, United States | AFP |  – President Barack Obama on Monday targeted US companies’ retained offshore profits with a one-time tax to repair roads and bridges and build a “21st century infrastructure.” By proposing a more than 50 percent reduction from current corporate tax rates, Obama’s plan could be more palatable […]

03.02.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
YMCA of Glendale Girls Gymnastics Team sweeps 2015 San Diego Rhythm Invitational, bringing home 35 awards

YMCA of Glendale Girls Gymnastics Team sweeps 2015 San Diego Rhythm Invitational, bringing home 35 awards

Event is the first competition of the season on the road to the 2015 Jr. Olympics GLENDALE, Calif  – Long known for one of the best gymnastics programs in southern California, the YMCA of Glendale’s girls gymnastics team dominated the 2015 San Diego Rhythm Invitational on Jan. 10-11, bringing home an astounding 35 awards. The […]

03.02.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
ABS-CBN TFC’s ‘ASAP Live in Dubai’ makes history, draws thousands to back-to-back shows

ABS-CBN TFC’s ‘ASAP Live in Dubai’ makes history, draws thousands to back-to-back shows

Largest Filipino event in the Middle East ushers OSN as the region’s exclusive TFC hub  Dubai, UAE – As the 19th edition of the internationally acclaimed shoppers’ paradise  known as Dubai Shopping Festival reaches its final week, ABS-CBN TFC brought powerful Filipino sights and sounds to the 32-day festivities by way of back-to-back shows of “ASAP Live […]

02.02.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Paris haute couture: Atelier Versace beauty

Paris haute couture: Atelier Versace beauty

(Relaxnews) – Season after season, head-to-toe all-out glamour is what Donatella Versace does best. The SS15 Haute Couture show on Sunday night in Paris was more proof of this. Shortly before the runway show, in social media posts the designer enthused about the brilliance of her seamstresses, before revealing the show’s hair and make-up via […]

01.02.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Liam Hemsworth approached for a major role in ‘Independence Day 2′

Liam Hemsworth approached for a major role in ‘Independence Day 2′

(Relaxnews) – The actor seen in “The Hunger Games” is eyed for a leading role in the sequel to Roland Emmerich’s 1996 film, which starred Will Smith, Bill Pullman and Jeff Goldblum, TheWrap reports. Confirmed in late November by Roland Emmerich, who will return to the director’s chair, the sequel to “Independence Day” has begun […]

01.02.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Kaspersky delivers its predictions for 2045

Kaspersky delivers its predictions for 2045

(Relaxnews) – Looking 30 years into the future, the antivirus software publisher sees a world in which robots are everywhere and human life expectancy has progressed substantially. The Kaspersky Lab experts predict that robots will take care of virtually all heavy, routine labor, allowing humans to focus on perfecting these devices’ software. Certain objects will […]

01.02.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
Starbucks to play matchmaker this Valentine’s Day

Starbucks to play matchmaker this Valentine’s Day

(Relaxnews) – In advance of Valentine’s Day, Starbucks has partnered with online dating site Match.com to facilitate coffee dates among members. Likewise, the coffee chain is organizing what it’s calling the World’s Largest Starbucks Date on February 13 in markets around the world that will involve special $5 menu pairings such as a mocha drink […]

Beauty tutorials: Katy Perry

Beauty tutorials: Katy Perry

(Relaxnews) – The American pop star is lined up as the star of the famous Super Bowl half-time show on February 1. Here are a few of our favorite Katy Perry looks, with videos showing you how to do them at home. “Dark Horse”- youtu.be/mhB-mtyV5h8 Perry’s Egyptian look from last year’s “Dark Horse” video was a […]

Italy dominates survey of most romantic Valentine’s Day destinations

Italy dominates survey of most romantic Valentine’s Day destinations

(Relaxnews) – Venice has edged past Paris to top a survey of the most romantic places in the world, according to some of the world’s wealthiest travelers in advance of Valentine’s Day. In a survey conducted by luxury retail site VeryFirstTo, known for organizing outrageous, extravagant travel packages such as trips to every triple Michelin-starred […]

01.02.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Holidays, Home & Garden, Online, Valentine's Day ·
Filming begins on Steve Jobs movie starring Fassbender

Filming begins on Steve Jobs movie starring Fassbender

(Los Angeles-AFP) – Filming got under way in San Francisco on a new biopic about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, with Hollywood’s Michael Fassbender playing the role of the mercurial computer pioneer. Sources told AFP on Thursday that the German-Irish Fassbender, 37, took on the title role in the movie “Steve Jobs” after it was turned […]

30.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Science & Technology ·
Ringo Starr set for new album, tour of Americas

Ringo Starr set for new album, tour of Americas

(New York-AFP) – Ex-Beatle Ringo Starr is set for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but first he plans a new album and tour of the United States and Latin America. The drummer for the Fab Four announced on Thursday the release of his 18th studio album, “Postcards from Paradise,” on March 31. The […]

30.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Apple takes a bite out of Android smartphone shipments

Apple takes a bite out of Android smartphone shipments

(Relaxnews) – Android smartphone shipment numbers are down for the first time in history and according to ABI Research’s latest data, it’s down to the iPhone effect. In what is traditionally the biggest time of the year for certified smartphone shipments — i.e., the final three months of the year — ABI’s figures show that […]

30.01.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·