Pradeep Reddy

27 Added | 1 Magazine | 2 Followers | @PradeepRedd2b8b | Keep up with Pradeep Reddy on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Pradeep Reddy”

Amazon Asks FAA For Permission To Test Its Delivery Drones

Amazon has petitioned the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for exemption from rules barring it from testing drones in the United States.<p>The online shopping company made waves recently by showing off small unmanned aircraft that it claims will be able to deliver parcels to consumers in 30 …

Why Aren't You Creating Right Now?

Let me ask you a question. Why aren’t you <i>creating</i> right now? I don’t mean <i>right</i> now. I mean now in a general sense. The general-now. The now that’s …

Google’s 'Security Princess' Leads A Team Of Hackers Paid To Think Like Criminals

Tabriz is one of the more than 250 Google security engineers responsible for protecting our user data and the company's infrastructure. In an excellent Elle profile, Tabriz told reporter Clare Malone that she chose the title before a trip to Japan, because she wanted to one-up the "hired hacker" …

Google Chrome

iWatch Will Prove Apple As A Luxury Brand And A Brand Powerhouse

Two recent developments suggest that Apple will use and extend its brand power as the primary engine of adoption for its forthcoming iWatch. The first is the launch of the first smartwatches with the new Android Wear OS highlighted at Google I/O. Although many early reviewers have complained of the …

Google seeks to dismiss U.S. antitrust lawsuit over Android

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - An antitrust lawsuit targeting Google’s Android operating system should be dismissed, Google said in a court filing on Friday, partly because smartphone manufacturers are free to utilize Android on their phones without also installing Google apps.<p>A Google logo is seen at …

Apple Patent Hints The 'iPhone 6' Will Be Made Of Indestructible Glass

A new Apple patent gives more weight to rumors that the next iPhone will be made of a nearly indestructible type of glass.<p>Apple won a patent this week for “fused glass device housings," a new method of fusing together pieces of glass, which could be used to make casings for devices like the iPhone …

Soccer

2014 World Cup: Why Manuel Neuer Is the Best Goalkeeper, Hands Down

This World Cup is on track to be the highest scoring on record, but it’s also been a World Cup of goalkeepers. Tim Howard, secretary of defense …

Five stunning World Cup moments

After 40 days here at this World Cup, summarizing this monthlong tournament in five moments is similar to calling upon what I consider to be my best …

Soccer

Another Way to Look at the “Boring” Semifinal

So what if the main characters were Javier Mascherano and Ron Vlaar? Netherlands vs. Argentina was made to be appreciated in real time.<p>All right, so …

World Cup 2014: Why selfish England must learn from selfless Germany

The superiority of German football culture over ours can be summed up as an obligation to always put the greater good over any individual needs<p>As another <b>World Cup</b> draws to an end, we find ourselves in familiar territory in urgent need of some German lessons.<p>Of all the leading European countries, it …

Soccer
Brazil

World Cup 2014: Defining moment for Germany and Joachim Löw in final against Argentina

The verdict on team and its coach will be based almost entirely on what happens in the World Cup final<p>Back in December, with the Bundesliga in the midst of its annual winter hibernation, Philipp Lahm was asked what his team would have to show in Brazil to have a successful tournament.<p>“For me, the …

Soccer

World Cup final hangout with Henry Winter - Germany vs Argentina

Henry Winter discusses Germany and Argentina as they prepare to face off in the World Cup final<p><b>· Germany vs Argentina, World Cup final live: kick-off 8pm</b><p>So <b>Germany</b> and <b>Argentina</b> are the the final two teams remaining in what has arguably been the best <b>World Cup</b> ever.<p>This will be the the third time the …

Soccer

World Cup on Saturday: Brazil vs. Netherlands in third-place game

<b>BRAZIL VS. NETHERLANDS</b><p><b>Where:</b> Brasilia. <b>Time:</b> 1 p.m. PDT.<p><b>TV:</b><p>ESPN, Univision.<p><b>The buzz:</b> It's a game the Dutch don't want to play and one the Brazilians think they must win. That's pretty much all you need to know about Saturday's<p>World Cupconsolation game between the two semifinal losers. Louis van …

Associated Press News

German coach is under pressure at World Cup

This should be the greatest moment of Joachim Loew's life.<p>On Sunday he will be coaching in a<p>World Cupfinal for the first time, leading his favored German team against Argentina. Every soccer coach who has ever blown a whistle has dreamed of being exactly where he is now.<p>Yet Loew looks as if he'd …

Colorado's pot message to U.S.

With Alaska and Oregon gearing up to vote on legalizing marijuana in a few months and many other states considering it further down the road, one state is on everyone’s mind — Colorado.<p>Activists on both sides of the pot debate are pointing to the Colorado experiment — what they see as its great …

Separatist rocket attacks, bus ambush kill 30 in eastern Ukraine

Separatist gunmen attacked a Ukrainian military base with Russian-made Grad rockets, killing 19 troops and boosting the overnight death toll to about 30 in the latest flare-up of fighting in eastern Ukraine, Russian media and Ukrainian officials said Friday.<p>It was the deadliest day for the Kiev …

US anthrax probe reveals new bird flu sample mishandling

Safety breach at high-security US government bio-terror laboratory<p>US federal health officials on Friday disclosed a new safety breach at a high-security US government laboratory involving dangerous avian flu, a lapse that came to light as they investigated the potential exposure of researchers to …

10 states with the fastest-growing economies

Slide 1 of 12<p>The U.S. economy grew 1.9% in 2013, down from the 2.8% growth rate in 2012, as growth in the world’s largest economy remained …

Demographics

Fires, Looting, And Mass Robbery In Brazil After Team's World Cup Loss

Hundreds of fans forced to leave Copacabana beach after a mass robbery.