In the blink of St. Nick's eye, tablets went from nice-to-have to must-have gadgets this year. That's why I compiled this list of my favorite iOS and Android tablet apps. They'll get you and your gadget off to a roaring start in 2013.
Paris is famous for its bright lights, but French President Francois Hollande and his energy minister plan to extinguish the city's trademark glow during overnight hours, in an effort to save money and energy--  putting many business owners and tourists in a dark mood.
An Indian woman who was gang-raped and beaten on a bus in New Delhi died Saturday at a Singapore hospital, after her ordeal galvanized Indians to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence that impacts thousands of them every day.