Ice and organic matter detected on Mercury.

http://img.gawkerassets.com/post/4/2012/11/craters-ice.jpgA planet where the temperature reaches a scorching 426 degree Celsius during the day might seem like the last place where one would find ice. However, NASA’s Messenger space craft has found not only that, it has also found traces of organic matter on the planet closest to the Sun.

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Sumo on a downward slide

For many people, sport in Japan is synonymous with the ancient wrestling form of Sumo. The history of the sport has spanned several centuries, attracting numerous annual applicants. However, a combination of various factors, including allegations of links to organized crime, has seen the popularity of the sport decline gradually in recent years.

Only 56 applicants have signed up for the sport’s entrance exam this year.

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Dr. Dre ‘rides’ it to the top

Move over Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus, Andre Rommel Young a.k.a Dr. Dre is currently the richest musician in the world. According to Forbes magazine, his earnings amount to $100 million. The list also contains the likes of Roger Waters, vocalist and bassist of Pink Floyd and Sir Elton John.

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Dr Dre

The ‘Phablet’ age, Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Samsung Mobiles have come up with their latest sensational gadget, the Samsung Galaxy Note 2.

At 39,990 INR, this 9.4mm thick marvel is not only a phone but a tablet as well. Weighing a pocket-sagging 168g, the Note 2 runs on an Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS and works extraordinarily fast as compared to its predecessor.

Even though the massive size is a drawback, the device looks to takes over the market with an 8-megapixel camera and 64 GB in-built memory plus a micro-SD card. With a tagline, ‘Inspired by nature,’ Samsung’s latest curvy gizmo is a treat to Android lovers and Tech freaks all over the world.

 

For more information and the complete review, visit T3-The Gadget Website.

SpiceJet stake sale news prompts increase in share price

SpiceJet shares increased by 2.9 percent after a news report raised speculations about a potential stake sale of the company’s shares. This report came after the resignation of the Sun Group chief Kalanithi Maran and his wife Kavery Maran from the Board of Directors of Kal Airways. Sun Group  CFO S L Narayanan denied any plans of selling promoter’s shares, saying that they are looking into other options.

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Ratan Tata retires as Chairman of Tata Global Beverages

Ratan Tata stepped down as the chairman of Tata Global Beverages on Tuesday making way for his successor, Cyrus Mistry. Mistry, who is the director of Tata Sons and the deputy chairman of Tata Steel and Tata Chemicals, has also been inducted in the board of Indian Hotels Company.

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Talking business: Cyrus Mistry and Ratan Tata share a light moment at a session in Jampshedpur

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Ajmal Kasab executed

Finally!

India breathes a sigh of relief as Ajmal Kasab, the only surviving terrorist during the 26/11 attacks, was secretly executed secretly this Wednesday at the Yerawadi jail in Pune. Kasab, who was kept captive since the unforgettably brutal attacks at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji terminus in 2008, had no last wish and his last words were “Forgive me Allah”.

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