The resurgence of the Washington Redskins means many things, to many people. The state once again has a vital sports franchise, a young star athlete capturing the nation's attention, and a reason to wear red and yellow other than irony. But it means something very different to D.C. mayor Vincent C. Gray. The team's heightened profile demands the Redskins change their name, or, at the very least, have a very serious discussion about doing so, says Gray.
After a decade of absence, director Steven Spielberg is once again dominating the Oscar Nominations in 2013. The filmmaker's historical epic, "Lincoln" led the pack of contenders with 12 Academy Award nominations, including best picture.
While devotees of E.L. James' hit erotica trilogy "Fifty Shades of Grey" were sent all aquiver with news of the series' impending movie adaptation, many had worried the film would lose much of what made the novels so memorable in a quest for broader appeal. Specifically: lots, and lots of explicit sex. Well, consider those anxieties as tamed as your ball-gagged slaveboy. The "Fifty Shades" movie will likely be rated NC-17, according to screenwriter Kelly Marcel.
Bigger is always better. At least, that's the logic behind the latest tablet-like smartphone from Huawei, the Ascend Mate recently debuted at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The device from the Chinese phone maker is the largest smartphone yet, dwarfing even the Samsung Galazy Note II "phablet," with its 6.1-inch, 1280x720p display.
President Barack Obama, who has tried to limit the influence of money in politics, is relying on federal contractors and businesses that profited from his campaign to pay as much as $1 million for his inauguration party later this month.
Boeing Co rolled out the Dreamliner's chief engineer to try to quell concerns about the new jet following three mishaps in as many days, including an electrical fire that caused severe damage to a plane.
Morgan Stanley plans to slash 1,600 jobs in what may be just the beginning of a new round of layoffs at large investment banks, this time driven by a deeper reassessment of Wall Street businesses in the face of new regulations and capital standards.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez remained on his sickbed in Cuba on Thursday while supporters planned to rally in his honor on the day he should have been sworn in for a new six-year term in the South American OPEC nation.
Brazil looks less vulnerable today to an energy crisis similar to one in 2001 that cut output at factories, lopped about a percentage point off economic growth, and led millions of people to spend their nights by candlelight.
Apple la compañía mundialmente reconocida en tecnología y tecnología móvil, pretende sacar a la venta una iPhone más económico para los países en desarrollo como China e India, para atraer a los usuarios con este nuevo móvil inteligente.
The Apple iPhone 6 rumor cup runneth over. While news began circulating last week of a purported iPhone 5S seeing release in the second half of 2013, a new report suggests another higher-end model - possibly the iPhone 6 - may arrive around the same time in June.
While Research In Motion won't release its BlackBerry Z10 until Jan. 30, newly leaked photos seem to confirm the smartphone will be available on Verizon, and will have a 4.3-inch display, according to various reports.