Archive | July, 2012

Blackberry Starts Laying Off Employees

July 11, 2012


It is really sad to see that one of the earliest smartphones are no longer in demand. I personally like Blackberry and am still using it but unfortunately the company couldn’t cope up with their competitors like Apple and Android.

RIM posted a huge loss for its Q1 2013 fiscal quarter. The company reported a $518 million loss on a revenue of $2.8 billion.

The new anticipated Blackberry 10 devices which hoped to bring out the company from loss has also been delayed to next year.

RIM has no option but to cut jobs and it is anticipated that a total of 5,000 jobs will be cut in order to save$1 billion in operating costs.

Layoffs have already been started. This is one more big blow to the dire state of current economy.

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Iconic Dress of 50,000 Gummy Bears

July 7, 2012


New Magazine has come up with its collection of designer’s most iconic gowns and among it is one dress that stood out of the box.

Designed by Alexander McQueen in the Summer 2008 collection is the most legendary colorful dress known as the “Parrot Dress”. I guess the dress was so eye-catching that another fashion magazine editor, Hissa Igarashi along with his fashion assistant Sayur Marakumi recreated the same dress using 50,000 gummy bears.

If they wanted to make a fashion statement then nothing better than the colorful gummy bears to recreate the dress.

The dress took 3 weeks to make. First the dress was created out of steel wire and was covered with a sheet of vinyl.

It was later hand glued with 50,000 gummy bears to form a rainbow pattern.

The dress is attractive to look and a wonderful memory of the earlier dress and best part, it is edible as well.

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