Amazon may be working on a smartphone with hologram-like 3D Amazon is reportedly developing a smartphone that sports a 3D screen that relies on retina-tracking technology to make images seem to float above the screen like a hologram. With the smartphone, users would be able to navigate through content by using their eyes alone, according to two unnamed people who discussed the phone with the Wall Street Journal. More
YouTube launches pay channels with campy flicks Roger Corman's campy B movies, children's shows like "Sesame Street" and "Inspector Gadget," and inspirational monologues by celebrities — these are among the 30 channels that will require a paid monthly subscription on YouTube coming soon. More
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Revel Entertainment and partner Morgan Stanley file plans for a new casino and 3,800 hotel rooms.
July 31, 2008: A plane crash in Minnesota kills three executives of Revel Entertainment and its builder, Tishman Construction.
Running out of money halfway through the project, Revel Entertainment lays off 400 workers and slows construction of the casino, saying it will finish the exterior while looking for money to build the rest.
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The Hague (AFP) - Dutch brewing giant Heineken on Monday announced selling Mexican-based packaging business Empaque to US-based Crown Holdings in a deal worth more than one billion dollars."Heineken has signed a binding agreement for the sale of its Mexican package business Empaque. The total enterprise value of the transaction amounts to $1.225 billion (933 million euros), the brewer said in a statement.
Kiev (AFP) - Ukrainian troops on Monday were battling a Russian tank division in the eastern city of Lugansk, Kiev said, in its latest allegation of Moscow's direct involvement in the conflict."The battle between Ukrainian paratroopers and a reinforced tank battalion of the Russian armed forces is continuing with the goal of controlling the Lugansk airport," military spokesman Leonid Matyukhin wrote on his Facebook page. Join the conversation about this story »
Kuala Lumpur (AFP) - Six people were arrested after football fans rioted and torched a police car in Malaysia before being dispersed by tear gas and baton-charges, an official said on Monday. Local media said about 2,000 people were involved in disturbances after Sarawak's team were knocked out of the Malaysia Cup when they drew 1-1 with rival state Perak.
Tokyo (AFP) - The controversial six-month dolphin hunting season began on Monday in the infamous town of Taiji, but bad weather would delay any killing, a local official told AFP. The annual catch, in which people from the southwestern town corral hundreds of dolphins into a secluded bay and butcher them, was thrust into the global spotlight in 2010 when it became the subject of the Oscar-winning documentary "The Cove"."The dolphin hunting season started today and will last until the end of February," said an official of the Taiji fisheries association, adding the season for hunting pilot whales, which also begins today, will last until April.