Posted on Apr 26 2013 - 2:28am by Ceybizlanka
Comments Off on Start Taxing E-Commerce, Says Obama Administration

The Obama administration believes that it’s now time to start collecting taxes from online shops. Many U.S. senators, along with large retailers headed by Wal-Mart Stores (WMT), support the measure. So does online giant Amazon.com (AMZN), which formerly clashed with many states over its refusal to collect sales taxes. On the other side is EBay (EBAY), which is asking...

Posted on Apr 24 2013 - 4:47am by Ceybizlanka
Comments Off on Stocks Drop After False Report Of White House Attack

AP’s false tweet about a pair of explosions at the White House injuring President Obama, created a stock market brouhaha. The news agency said that its twitter account, @AP was hacked. The account sent out a message at about 1:07 p.m. ET, saying “Breaking: Two Explosions in the White House and Barack Obama is Injured.” White House confirmed that the...

Posted on Apr 18 2013 - 12:44am by Ceybizlanka
Comments Off on Why The Brain Craves Music

Music, rhythm, and lyrics can trigger feelings from sadness to serenity to joy to awe. It can bring memories from your childhood vividly back to life. This inspired Valorie Salimpoor, now a neuroscientist at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada to find out why the brain responds positively to music. In a study with other colleagues, they found out that music...

Posted on Apr 11 2013 - 7:01am by Ceybizlanka
Comments Off on Who Is Kim Jong-Un?

North Korean media calls him “the greatest commander,” while former NBA star Dennis Rodman calls him a “normal guy”. There are those call him the “leader with his finger on the nuclear trigger“. Kim Jong-un, the third-generation leader of North Korea, has little known facts. Before he took over his father’s place, he was barely...

Posted on Apr 4 2013 - 10:04am by Ceybizlanka
Comments Off on FB Reveals Changes To Advertising Tool

Social media giant Facebook revealed updates to its Ads Manager tool. This is to help advertisers see their performance against particular objectives and gauge their return on investment. The modifications will allow marketers to change their campaigns in accordance to their results. Before, the Ads Manager gave an overview of all the actions for the campaign. Now,...

Posted on Apr 3 2013 - 3:36am by Ceybizlanka
Comments Off on ‘The Voice’ Goes Head To Head With ‘Dancing With The Stars’ In Ratings Battle

In an attempt to find out who has the power to draw more viewers, the two US television network giants pitted their two most watched shows against each other. NBC’s ‘The Voice’ and ABC’s ‘Dancing with the Stars’ went head to head in their season premieres on March 19, 2013. Both shows gave it their best shot and neither would admit defeat. The unveiling...

Posted on Mar 15 2013 - 3:26am by Ceybizlanka
Comments Off on Fashion Blunders For Travelers

Just because you are traveling in a foreign place does not mean you cannot impress people with the way you dress up. Here are some fashion blunders you have to avoid while traveling: Crocs Who wants to use footwear that looks like giant ships? These may look good on kids, but you are not a kid anymore. Oversized Backpacks You do not want to look like a Sherpa while...

Posted on Mar 15 2013 - 2:43am by Ceybizlanka
Comments Off on European Men ‘Risk Dying Young’

European men are lagging behind women when it comes to survival, a new major report shows. The report reveals big differences in male-female life expectancy. Although people live longer than ever before, men have seen low improvement and are “a generation behind” women, say the researchers. The World Health Organization (WHO) team examined the data of...

Posted on Mar 15 2013 - 2:30am by Ceybizlanka
Comments Off on Prepare for Preschool

Enrolling your children in pre-school is a big step for them. This is the time when they will explore their skills and learn how to socialize with other kids their age. Your little ones will also find out more about the world outside their home and the playground. How do you prepare your toddlers to step out of their shell and have fun discovering unfamiliar surroundings? Kids...

Posted on Mar 15 2013 - 2:21am by Ceybizlanka
Comments Off on The Latest Target: Samsung Galaxy S4

Samsung is under pressure to amaze their consumers when it releases the long-awaited Samsung Galaxy S4. Its release event will happen in New York City. According to the research firm, Strategy Analytics, Apple claimed a 42.7% of the smartphone market in Q4 2012. Samsung, however, took control over the Chinese smartphone, Nokia, and Apple sales for more than 30 million...