Audi A4 Avant
As an option, Audi supplies gesture control for opening the trunk lid of the A4 or the tailgate of the A4 Avant: A proximity sensor in the rear bumper reacts to a kick motion so that the trunk lid or tailgate unlocks and opens automatically when the ...
June 28, 2015
Hong Kong On High Alert As Lawmakers Debate Political Reform Bill
The only candidates permitted to stand, however, would be screened by a pro-Beijing electoral committee -- and that's the key point for opponents of the bill. Demonstrators It is turning the clock back on democracy,” said her friend, Remmy Lo, 22 ...
June 17, 2015
NFL players react to reports of Eagles signing Tim Tebow
The Philadelphia Eagles reportedly plan to sign Tim Tebow, the NFL's most popular quarterback/fullback/punt protector. News that the wildly popular former Heisman winner is getting another NFL shot came as a surprise to other NFL players. Some were ...
April 20, 2015
Galaxy S6 Review: The Android Phone to Beat
In addition to a chassis arguably more classy than the iPhone's, the new phone sports a number of key improvements over its predecessor, including a speedy octa-core processor, a brilliant 2560 x 1440 display and a 16MP camera with fantastic low-light ...
March 31, 2015
China Prepares Mergers for Big State-Owned Enterprises
“That would only lead to less competition.” Beijing has sought to improve state companies' efficiency through consolidation in years past, with little success. For example, the government of Hebei province, which rings Beijing, merged two major steel ...
March 11, 2015
Samsung Seals Out Galaxy S6 Users to Satisfy Critics
Its front and back surfaces feature an attractive layer of opaque Gorilla Glass in such colors as black, white and topaz, while a real metal band rings the sides. Perhaps it would have been possible to include a removable back without compromising the ...
March 1, 2015
Exclusive: Listen to a Brand New Jimi Hendrix Tune, ?Station Break,? Unearthed ...
Luckily for the world, the next year, in 1966, Hendrix would be discovered by Animals bassist Chas Chandler and whisked to London to enter the studio and kickstart the solo career we all know and revere. Corbis. As Hendrix's legend grew, Chalpin tried ...
March 9, 2015
HONG KONG -- Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the Hong Kong legislature Wednesday, putting police on high alert as lawmakers debated a reform bill that will dictate the direction of the semiautonomous Chinese region's political development. The bill, backed by the Hong Kong government and the central authorities in Beijing, would let citizens directly elect the city's chief executive for the first time in 2017. The only candidates permitted to stand, however, would be screened by a... “The majority of Hong Kong people would like to see their right to vote being put in place in 2017 so that there will be development of political reform, instead of a stalemate,” she said, the South China Morning Post reported. The bill is expected to be voted down, with a bloc of 27 pro-democracy legislators, and one pro-establishment lawmaker deciding to oppose it -- enough to deny the government the majority it needs. it is not real democracy,” said Kelly Cho, 19, a pro-democracy protester who sat in one of the dozens of tents decorated with yellow flags and umbrellas -- a symbolic throwback to last year's pro-democracy Umbrella Movement -- which lined the... It is turning the clock back on democracy,” said her friend, Remmy Lo, 22. “I just want to vote in peace.
After somewhat disappointing sales of last year's Galaxy S5, Samsung went back to the drawing board, creating a new glass-and-metal design for the Galaxy S6. In addition to a chassis arguably more classy than the iPhone's, the new phone sports a... However, in order to achieve its new look, Samsung made some significant trade-offs, sealing in the battery and getting rid of the SD Card slot and waterproof elements of last year's phone. Editor's Note (5/8/2015): This review has been updated to add comparisons to the LG G4. Design Where previous Galaxy S phones had faux metal sides and soft-touch plastic backs, the Galaxy S6 is made from colored Gorilla Glass ringed by real aluminum. , the phone comes in just three colors (White Pearl, Black Sapphire and Gold Platinum), but in other markets, it will also come in a very vibrant Topaz Blue. While it felt light in my hand, the sides and back made the Galaxy S6 feel somewhat slippery. The Galaxy S6's backside is its most attractive area, with a flat panel of colorful glass and a color-matching 16-MP camera block. The matte aluminum ring around the top and sides also look great, but very similar to the edges of an iPhone , particularly on the bottom.
BEIJING—China’s leadership is preparing to radically consolidate the country’s bloated state-owned sector, telling thousands of enterprises they need to rely less on state life support and get ready to list on public markets.