The so-called “killer drones” are about to become “delivery boys”. The owner of Amazon,the world’s largest online store,has said his company is testing drones to deliver goods as it works to improve efficiency and speed in getting products to consumers.
The head of Amazon.com unveiled the plan on CBS’s TV “60 Minutes” news . . . →Read More:Bezos of Amazon unveils ‘Delivery Drones’ idea
Former Pakistan President and co-chairman of the Pakistan Peoples Party Asif Ali Zardari has joined social networking site Twitter.
. . . →Read More:Ex-President Asif Ali Zardari on the Twitter bandwagon now
Fourteen Japanese and 18 overseas car-makers and motorbike manufacturers are participating in the Tokyo Motor Show. The 43rd motor show,held from November 20 to December 1,features domestic makers of passenger cars,commercial vehicles and trucks alongside most of their European competitors.
. . . →Read More:Tokyo Motor Show in pictures
The scooter began as a cheap way to buzz about bombed-out Rome,but Jonathan Glancey shows how it became stylish and sexy thanks to Roman Holiday and the Mods.
More than 16 million Vespa motor scooters have been made to date in thirteen countries and sold around the world. When he first saw the prototype, . . . →Read More:How the Vespa became classy
Thomas Wm. Hamilton thought it was a joke. As a young orbital analyst on the Apollo space program,Hamilton was at the forefront of President John F. Kennedy’s bold challenge to put a man on the moon by the end of the 1960s.
Hamilton was returning to his desk at Grumman Aircraft after lunch at . . . →Read More:Remembering Kennedy 50 years on
Popular playback singer Lata Mangeshkar recently voiced her endorsement for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Narendra Modi on Friday,but as the Times of India reported,she isn’t the only Bollywood bigshot to jump on the Modi bandwagon.
Narendra Modi has been appealing via Twitter to Bollywood’s top stars,who among others,include Shahrukh . . . →Read More:Bollywood enamored with the idea of Modi
Twitter announced on Thursday that its initial public offering would raise between $1.25 billion and $1.44 billion (up to 1 billion euros) and value the company at up to $10.9 billion,according to regulatory documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
The filing stated the company would sell 70 million shares in a . . . →Read More:Twitter announces IPO:aims to raise between $1.25 billion and $1.44 billion
…and one you can’t
In 1944,Willys set about creating a civilian version of the US Army’s quarter-ton jeep. The first model available to the car-buying public,the CJ-2A (CJ-1 and CJ-2 were prototype designations),went on sale in July 1945,and its success would usher in other military-to-civilian transitions,notably Land Rover’s Series . . . →Read More:War machines on sale
Shared sacrifice (Ijtamai Qurbani) is on the rise owing to high prices of animals and this changing tendency encourages traders to import big animals like camels,bulls,and cows in the city markets instead of goats,lambs and sheep a survey conducted by TheNation reveals.
Animal vendors and buyers are of the view that the . . . →Read More:Shared sacrifice becomes a popular trend