Adidas launches ‘revolutionary’ Energy Boost running shoe

Adidas launches ‘revolutionary’ Energy Boost running shoe

(Relaxnews) – Adidas has unveiled its latest running innovation, the Energy Boost running shoe featuring the Boost cushioning technology, which the company claims provides the highest energy returns on the market. In the hope of competing with behemoth Nike, Adidas claims the Boost “will change running forever.” The secret formula: thermoplastic beads fused together inside […]

15.02.2013 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation, Videos ·
American Airlines, US Air to form largest US carrie

American Airlines, US Air to form largest US carrie

(NEW YORK-AFP) – American Airlines and US Airways announced a long-expected merger Thursday that would create the largest US airline, giving them more weight in an industry that has steadily consolidated in recent years. The marriage would establish a huge carrier with more than 1,500 aircraft, able to compete head to head with powerful rivals […]

15.02.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, News ·
Samsung to unveil smartwatch alongside next smartphone?

Samsung to unveil smartwatch alongside next smartphone?

(Relaxnews) – Samsung’s next flagship smartphone will launch in two sizes and could be supported by a smartwatch. According to SamMobile, the go-to source for insider information about all things Samsung, the upcoming Galaxy SIV handset is not expected to launch at the Mobile World Conference later this month — Samsung is planning a dedicated event […]

13.02.2013 · Filled under: Science & Technology ·
Japan women, not men, throng stores for Valentines

Japan women, not men, throng stores for Valentines

(TOKYO-AFP) – Japanese women packed out stores on Wednesday to buy Valentine’s Day chocolates for all the men in their lives — partners, friends and bosses — while the men sat back with nothing expected in return. The traffic in Japan is all one-way on February 14, with men free to sit back and wait […]

13.02.2013 · Filled under: Asian News, Destinations, Valentine's Day ·
Trailer: Tom Cruise seeks the truth in ‘Oblivion’

Trailer: Tom Cruise seeks the truth in ‘Oblivion’

(Relaxnews) – A new trailer has been released for “Oblivion,” a futuristic blockbuster by Joseph Kosinski (“Tron: Legacy”). The trailer sheds new light on the movie set for worldwide release in the spring. In ”Oblivion,” Tom Cruise plays a soldier on a mission to Earth, 60 years after the population’s exile following a war with an […]

13.02.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Olympics: IOC trim 2018 Youth Games host candidates to three

Olympics: IOC trim 2018 Youth Games host candidates to three

(LAUSANNE-AFP) – Buenos Aires, Medellin and Glasgow were announced as the three finalists for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games host city, International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge revealed on Wednesday. Guadalajara and Rotterdam were the two candidates eliminated from contention at Wednesday’s meeting of the IOC executive committee, held at the organisation’s Lausanne headquarters. The […]

13.02.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation, World News ·
Valentine’s Day: Asia shoppers most generous, France sees boost in flower sales

Valentine’s Day: Asia shoppers most generous, France sees boost in flower sales

(Relaxnews) – With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, a survey by e-commerce site Rakuten has found that consumers in Asia are the most generous when it comes to gifts. The survey, conducted by Rakuten’s online marketing arm, found that shoppers in Asia spend the most on the run-up to Valentine’s Day, with expenditures of […]

13.02.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Valentine's Day ·
President Aquino says members of Transition Commission to be known this week

President Aquino says members of Transition Commission to be known this week

MANILA, Feb 11 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III is expected to name this week the members of the 15-man Transition Commission that will draft the Bangsamoro Basic Law. “Sana within this week, ano, matapos ko na,” the President said in an ambush interview with the media during the launching of the Sajahatra Bangsamoro in […]

13.02.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Singletons try to find love in the air aboard Aussie flight

Singletons try to find love in the air aboard Aussie flight

(Relaxnews) – An airline in Australia is launching an in-flight dating service on Valentine’s Day that will try and make a love match out of seatmates. According to trade publication Travel Weekly, the low-cost airline will be shuttling a group of 28 singles selected from Australian online dating site RSVP on their ‘Lovejet’ with the hope […]

13.02.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Valentine's Day ·
Who are the friskiest flyers?

Who are the friskiest flyers?

(Relaxnews) – In a survey that asked 700 cabin crew members to dish on the randiest flyers in the world, it seems that Brits are most likely to try and depressurize in the air and join the mile high club. In advance of Valentine’s Day, travel website Skyscanner released the results of their survey which […]

13.02.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Valentine's Day ·
Anne Curtis to do a movie with John Lloyd?

Anne Curtis to do a movie with John Lloyd?

MANILA, Feb 11 (Mabuhay) -– Actress and television host Anne Curtis declined to confirm reports that she is going to do a movie with actor John Lloyd Cruz this year. Curtis said: “Not sure about that yet. There’s no confirmation so I don’t know what to say.” While there are sites saying the two stars […]

13.02.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
IBM puts supercomputer to work on cancer

IBM puts supercomputer to work on cancer

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – IBM is putting its Watson supercomputer to work fighting cancer, in what is described as the first commercial program of its kind to use “big data” to help patients with the disease. The US computing giant last week unveiled its initiative with health insurer WellPoint and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. […]

13.02.2013 · Filled under: Science & Technology, U.S. News ·
Amanda Seyfried in the running for Seth MacFarlane’s new film

Amanda Seyfried in the running for Seth MacFarlane’s new film

(Relaxnews) – The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that Amanda Seyfried (“Les Misérables”) is interested in playing a farmer’s girlfriend in Seth MacFarlane’s “A Million Ways to Die in the West.” Twenty-seven-year-old Seyfried will join Charlize Theron as well as MacFarlane for this Western comedy. The film will be the author/director’s second foray into cinema after […]

13.02.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars ·
Google+ trends: Valentine’s Day romance

Google+ trends: Valentine’s Day romance

(Relaxnews) – With only one day before Valentine’s Day, Google+ users are taking to the social network on Wednesday, February 13, to showcase romantic imagery. Trending in second place, just under “#SOTU” for the State Of The Union address that took place in the US on Tuesday, is “#ValentinesDay.” Using the hashtag, Arun Kumar Asirvatham […]

13.02.2013 · Filled under: Valentine's Day ·
Bill Gates: ‘Robots, pervasive screens, speech interaction will all change the way we look at computers’

Bill Gates: ‘Robots, pervasive screens, speech interaction will all change the way we look at computers’

(Relaxnews) – The Microsoft co-founder and full-time philanthropist took to Reddit this week to take part in his first-ever Ask Me Anything (AMA) with the site’s members and in the course of doing so revealed his biggest technology regrets, the next big thing in computing and that he has a keen sense of humor. Although he […]

13.02.2013 · Filled under: Science & Technology, U.S. News ·
Veterans take claims to Supreme Court

Veterans take claims to Supreme Court

San Francisco – It was a painful decision for the veterans to accept. But after the Court of Appeals affirmed District Court’s decision to dismiss claim for benefits, the Justice for Filipino-American Veterans (JFAV) advocates said they are taking the case to the Supreme Court. “The role of the judiciary is not limited to interpretation […]

13.02.2013 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
World voices respect in pope’s surprise resignation

World voices respect in pope’s surprise resignation

BERLIN, Feb 11, 2013 (AFP) – World political and religious leaders voiced regret but respect for Pope Benedict XVI’s shock resignation Monday, praising him as one of today’s “most significant religious thinkers”. From Australia, the Philippines, to Israel and Britain, plaudits for the 85-year-old pontiff, as well as messages of surprise and sympathy for his […]

12.02.2013 · Filled under: World News ·
Nine charged with conspiracy, bribery involving California DMV offices

Nine charged with conspiracy, bribery involving California DMV offices

United States Attorney Laura E. Duffy announced has that a manager who supervises the Licensing Registration Examiners at the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) in El Cajon, California, was charged in a criminal complaint for his involvement in a bribery conspiracy that resulted in the production of fraudulent driver licenses for applicants who had […]

12.02.2013 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
DOT bullish on tourism employment generation

DOT bullish on tourism employment generation

MANILA, Feb 9 (Mabuhay) – Malacañang welcomed the pronouncement of the Department of Tourism (DOT) which said it expects to create seven million new jobs in the tourism industry at the end of President Benigno S. Aquino III’s term. The tourism sector is one of the areas being considered to generate high employment apart from […]

12.02.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Apple still has ‘magic,’ innovation, says CEO Cook

Apple still has ‘magic,’ innovation, says CEO Cook

(SAN FRANCISCO-AFP) – Apple remains ahead of its rivals in the ability to innovate and “create magic” despite tougher competition in key sectors like smartphones and tablets, chief executive Tim Cook said Tuesday. Cook said Apple still has strong growth opportunities because of its ability to work simultaneously on hardware, software and services, brushing aside […]

12.02.2013 · Filled under: Science & Technology, U.S. News ·