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10+ Features Microsoft Kin Smartphones Lacks Microsoft Kin is the latest buzzword in town right now (of course, only for geeks). Earlier I reviewed about the features and specifications of Microsoft Kin One and Kin Two smartphones. Believe me, some of its features are really great for smartphones. 12/24/2010 - 11:00 am | View Link
Microsoft Kin TWOm (Verizon Wireless) It also supports threaded messaging, which is a great feature that will certainly appeal to frequent texters. Control of the phone is nice and speedy, thanks to its NVIDIA APX2600 chipset. And compared to other similar feature phones, well, the Kin TWOm ... 12/20/2010 - 11:00 am | View Link
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For a festival where racks of fireworks explode and fly straight into the crowd, it's little wonder that Taiwan's annual Yanshui Festival has been described as akin to being caught in "artillery fire."
A siren sounds when the fireworks are lit, and participants clad in thick jackets and pants, scarves, helmets and ear plugs, experience thousands of bottle rockets being set off.
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When ignited, the racks of gunpowder filled bottles shoot out in every direction — some into the sky, and some into the crowd.
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On Jan. 21, the world was taken over by women's marches. Or so it seems.
While America marched against President Trump, Indian women took to the streets to reclaim their right to public spaces.
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What started as a Facebook thread following the Bangalore mass-molestation on New Year's Eve has now snowballed into a nationwide movement called 'I Will Go Out'.
More than 20 Indian cities including the national capital of New Delhi, metros Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad, and even smaller towns like Bhopal and Lucknow, witnessed hordes of women across age groups spilling out on the streets with placards and posters bearing strong messages against sexual harassment and gender inequality.
There isn't always room for niceties in the world of professional sport, but French tennis player Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has bucked the trend.
You might remember him helping out a ball girl who was in tears after being struck by a ball at last year's Australian Open, stopping the match to accompany her off the court.
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Here's a video of the moment to help jog your memory.
Well, twelve months on, the ball girl — real name Giuliana — penned a thank you card to the Frenchman, which he shared on Facebook while back in Melbourne for the tennis tournament.
Hugo Barra, the public face of Xiaomi, is leaving the company.
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Barra announced today he is leaving what is often referred to as "Apple of China" after over three-and-a-half years of his stay at the company. Barra served as Vice President of Xiaomi's Global efforts.
Showing frustration on the court is pretty standard for tennis players, but it ended badly for 17-year-old Italian player Maria Vittoria Viviani.
Viviani was disqualified from the junior girls tournament at the Australian Open after she hit a ball kid with a ball in frustration on Sunday.
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Viviani had just lost a point from an unforced error against her Chinese opponent Xin Yu Wang in the first set.
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