12 killed, 3 missing in Everest avalanche

12 killed, 3 missing in Everest avalanche KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world’s highest peak. Several more were injured. The Sherpa guides had gone early in the morning […]
April 19, 2014

Leaked pics may give us our first glimpse at the next-gen iPad Air

Leaked pics may give us our first glimpse at the next-gen iPad Air The flood gates have apparently opened in April as Apple device leaks have begun to hit the Internet at an alarming pace. From blueprints to cases to components, we’ve seen enough purported information about the iPhone 6 to build our own, but other […]
April 19, 2014

For Boston’s new police commissioner, keeping marathon safe means not running for a change

For Boston’s new police commissioner, keeping marathon safe means not running for a change BOSTON — Three days after the bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon, William Evans went for a run before work — at 3:30 a.m. “The day the president and first lady came to town, I had to be at the scene […]
April 19, 2014

12 dead, 3 missing in Everest avalanche

12 dead, 3 missing in Everest avalanche KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving three missing in the deadliest disaster on the world’s highest peak. The Sherpa guides had gone early in the morning to fix ropes for […]
April 18, 2014

At least 11 dead in Everest avalanche

At least 11 dead in Everest avalanche Kathmandu (AFP) – At least eleven Nepalese climbing guides have been killed after an avalanche struck Mount Everest early Friday, a rescue team official told AFP, in the worst accident to hit the world’s highest peak. “I have seen 11 bodies brought to the base camp, we have […]
April 18, 2014

Avalanche sweeps Everest; 6 killed, 9 missing

Avalanche sweeps Everest; 6 killed, 9 missing KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An avalanche swept the slopes of Mount Everest on Friday along a route used to ascend the world’s highest peak, killing at least six Nepalese guides and leaving nine more missing, officials said. The Sherpa guides had gone early in the morning to fix […]
April 18, 2014

Fourth U.S. Navy official charged in bribery investigation

Fourth U.S. Navy official charged in bribery investigation By Marty Graham SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – The fourth U.S. Navy official charged in the widening corruption investigation of a Singapore-based defense contractor made his first court appearance on Thursday, accused of accepting gifts of cash, electronics and luxury hotel stays. Petty Officer First Class Dan Layug, […]
April 18, 2014

Captain not at helm of capsized ferry

Captain not at helm of capsized ferry Jindo (South Korea) (AFP) – The captain was not at the helm of the South Korean ferry that capsized two days ago, investigators said Friday, as anger spread over stalled rescue efforts for hundreds of missing passengers trapped by the submerged vessel. More than 48 hours after the […]
April 18, 2014

Video: Awesome tiny wearable gadget could help the blind read

Video: Awesome tiny wearable gadget could help the blind read FingerReader is the name of a wearable gadget that could help visually impaired people read printed text in books and even on electronic devices, thus opening up additional possibilities to them. Developed by MIT researchers, FingerReader wants to help the blind access more resources than […]
April 18, 2014

You can now buy a Retina iPad mini from Apple for as cheap as $339

You can now buy a Retina iPad mini from Apple for as cheap as $339 If you’ve been holding out for a discount on the latest line of iPads, you’re in luck. 9to5Mac noticed on Thursday that refurbished Retina iPad minis are now available on Apple’s website, starting at $339 for a 16GB, Wi-Fi-only model […]
April 18, 2014
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