Frey's Fall You all know by now that James Frey has fallen, like those dictator statues fall: stiffly, clumsily, with plenty of applause from the same mob that cheered him until the tide turned. Also read: Author essay
So You Wanna Be a Sportstar Mario Garcia continues his march around the globe, unveiling the remade Sportstar, a sports weekly published in Chennai by The Hindu. It has been redesigned and converted from a magazine to tabloid format.
India in a quandary over Iran vote India's quest for energy security may have shifted gears with the removal over the weekend of Mani Shankar Aiyar as petroleum minister and the installation of what the newspapers are calling, "the American-friendly'' Murli Deora.
India Is Darling of World Economic Forum In the hot seat at Saturday's breakfast were key Indian policymakers, who came to the annual gathering with the country's top business executives for the first time to promote the nation's rising economic star.
No booze or jokes for Googlers in China Search engine not only censors many Web sites that question the Chinese government, but it goes further than similar services from Microsoft and Yahoo by targeting teen pregnancy, homosexuality, dating, beer and jokes.
Independent News and Media to expand in SA? The Irish media group has hinted it may launch an Indian language newspaper in South Africa. The company owns a 26% equity share in Jagran Prakashan Ltd, the third largest newspaper publisher in India.
Google Pack is an embarrassing mess Paul Thurrott has reviewed the Google Pack software bundle (Windows only), and is not impressed. It's obviously a ragbag of applications, but some of them are out of date, and it doesn't deliver the claimed convenience.
Prashant Chandra wins PC design contest The main prize of $50,000 was won by the Indian born designer. Chandra's design might best be described as a 'clam-shell' tablet PC, designed around the idea of a backpack.
Deepend Plate This amazing saucer combines a double walled glass plate which retains heat. Its recessed compartment allows you to keep things like sauce and honey into the plate without mixing them with the other stuff.
TimeTrax's PopCatcher Hang on to your briefs, Hollywood. At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas today, TimeTrax announced the PopCatcher, a device that lets you record over-the-air FM radio, capture songs as MP3s, and create a free music library.
Sanjeev Bhaskar turns detective A brand new comedy is coming to BBC One this month. Chopra Town was written specifically with the actor in mind and is being produced by Hat Trick, the company behind Kumars at No 42.