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Investors lower Samsung second-quarter expectations amid S6 doubts

<i>(By Se Young Lee, Reuters)</i> – Doubts over the sales prospects of Samsung Electronics’ new flagship smartphones are damping expectations of a rapid turnaround for the South Korean giant, even though profit likely continues to recover from last year’s troughs.<p>After peaking in mid-March as favorable …

Markets

Top 10 upcoming mind blowing technologies

<b>Upcoming mind blowing</b> <b>technologies</b>: We are living in an era of science and technology,where inventions and innovations are inspiring us each day. …

Top 10 most famous & deadliest swords in the world + their history (With Pictures)

3. Zulfigar<p>Zulfiqar is the ancient sword of the Islamic leader Ali. Ali was the cousin and son-in-law of the prophet Muhammad. He ruled over the …

Michael Schumacher Helped Develop a Luxury Watch

<b>Besides a legendary racing career, another piece of Michael Schumacher’s legacy will be in the form of a luxury watch.</b><p>Prior to Schumacher’s skiing …

Luxury Lifestyle

Yours for £3.95m: The ultimate trophy home

Cars, a plane and your very own vineyard - Henfield Lodge is a true collector's country house<p>While 100,000 motor sport enthusiasts are packing the stands at Silverstone for the British Grand Prix, down in Sussex it will be a little easier for aviation magnate Henry Lawson to see a Formula One car, …

Lewis Hamilton 'can challenge Michael Schumacher's F1 record'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Michael Schumacher's record of seven world championships has now been standing for 11 years, but Lewis Hamilton could eventually challenge that Formula One milestone, according to one of Britain's greatest drivers.<p>Hamilton has won two titles -- last year and in 2008 -- and has a 10-point …

Motor Racing

France rejects WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's 'protection' request

<b>Paris (CNN) —</b> France has rejected a request from Julian Assange for "protection" after the controversial WikiLeaks founder published an open letter in national newspaper Le Monde on Friday.<p>Assange has been holed up in London's Ecuadorian Embassy for more than two years to avoid extradition to …

Veterans gather as Taiwan marks Japan's WWII defeat

Jet fighters and attack helicopters were among aircraft that flew past in formation as President Ma Ying-jeou spoke to the thousands gathered in the northern Hsinchu county on the Kuomintang (Nationalist) government's role in the conflict.<p>The crowd gave a thundering applause as jeeps carrying more …

1 Summer Transfer Rumour PSG Fans Do Not Want to Come True

UEFA confirmed on Friday that Paris Saint-Germain’s financial fair play (FFP) restrictions on spending and Champions League squad size have been lifted after the French giants met the targets set last year, according to PA Sport (h/t ESPN FC).<p>Now free to spend what they like on the transfer …

The meaning of life, according to Google's chatbot AI

Conversations with chatbots are interesting, in a short-lived sort of way. If you take Cleverbot for a spin, for example, you quickly run into issues. It's very easy to notice that the software is programmed to respond to certain keywords in a certain way, it doesn't respond as well to statements …

Obama administration spied on German media as well as its government

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> An investigation by the German parliament is raising questions on whether the Obama administration not only spied on journalists in that country, but also interfered in the exercise of the free press under the guise of U.S. national security.<p>On Thursday, Germany's intelligence …