After 18 months without updates on Windows Phone 8, Microsoft has released the new 8.1 update. This update features things like the Cortana digital assistant, a new notification center, and skinned Tiles for the Start Screen.
In a crisis situation or evacuation for natural disasters such as hurricanes and wildfires, people with no criminal record would be allowed to carry a firearm without a permit, under a bill approved Friday by the Florida House of Representatives.
Eike Batista, who was Brazil’s richest man for most of the past decade, is under investigation for allegedly engaging in insider trading while he chaired his now-bankrupt oil-producing and shipbuilding firms.
The pro-Russian protesters who are seizing government buildings will not be prosecuted if they disarm and leave these buildings, the Ukrainian leader announced. Putin has told European leaders that Russia could cut Ukrainian gas lines.
A man who worked on a Disney Cruise Line shipis accused of molesting a 13-year-old. Ahmed Sofyan, who faces two charges of molestation and one charge of false imprisonment, was taken to a jail in Brevard County, Florida.
The Republican party has got approval from the ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) for the domain name .gop. Republicans aim with this that their online presence is easier to find.
The United States Senate has passed a bill that extends the federal unemployment benefits for more than 2 million unemployed workers. The bill will no continue to the house where it’s fate is uncertain.
Google is reportedly considering running its own wireless network. The company executives have been discussing a plan to offer wireless service in areas where they have already installed Google Fiber high-speed internet.