The Arabian 'Rose' dies in Cairo at age 72
The Algerian singer Warda.
RIP #Warda , the Rose of the Arab world
Egypt and Algeria have lost tonight a true diva , Warda Al-Jazairia or just simply Warda “1940-2012” had passed away in her house in Cairo after suffering a cardiac arrest. The Algerian president will send a private jet to transfer her body to Algeria where she will be buried in the Great Algerians cemetery that include the tomb of Algerian president Houari Boumediene there.
Source: Egyptian Chronicles
Iran plans to sue Google over leaving the Persian Gulf nameless on its Maps service
It seems that Google’s woes over its decision to leave the Persian Gulf nameless on Google Maps are far from over, with Iran saying it will sue the tech company as a result, AP reports.
Source: The Next Web
Google Releases Schemer iPhone App
Google has just launched its Schemer social networking app, the service originally launched as an invite-only back in December. Schemers is all about schemes allowing you to post your plans for future activities, meet with friends, and get schemes recommended to you.