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South Korea ferry disaster: students testify in captain's murder trial

Student survivors of South Korea's Sewol ferry disaster, testifying in the murder trial of the captain and crew, recalled being repeatedly told to stay put as the ship was sinking.<p>"They kept saying the same thing over and over," one said, describing how she and classmates obeyed the order until the …

Industry concerned about Coalition's 40-job-applications-a month plan

Business groups have raised concerns the Abbott government’s plan to force unemployed people to apply for 40 jobs each month could lead to a deluge of poorly targeted applications.<p>The opposition and business groups suggested targeted employment searches would be a more effective goal for all …

Brand Pistorius has a life of its own | Arwa Mahdawi

Reeva Steenkamp shooting,Oscar Pistorius,Sport,Social media,Digital media,Marketing & PR,Media,Celebrity,Life and style,South Africa<p>In the midst of a harrowing trial, Oscar Pistorius has taken to tweeting inspirational images. That’s the weird double life of celebrities and their brands for you

West Coast line: Branson to bid again in two years

<b>Sir Richard Branson has told the BBC that he will bid again for the West Coast Main Line contract, despite the botched franchise process in 2012.</b><p>Two years ago Virgin challenged a decision to award the rail franchise to First Group, saying it was mishandled.<p>The government has now awarded Virgin a …

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Oscar Pistorius and the blame game

Most of us have woken at night to an unfamiliar sound. Those who have will know that the grogginess of sleep does little to dampen the surge in adrenaline. The blood turns sour, and in a moment the heart is pounding at a rate that is frightening in itself. This is the "fight or flight" response, …

Pistorius begins court-ordered mental health evaluation

Oscar Pistorius has arrived at a psychiatric hospital to begin his court-ordered mental health evaluation.<p>The South African athlete, who is on trial over the fatal shooting of his girlfriend, was driven to Weskoppies psychiatric hospital in Pretoria on Monday morning. He could be seen talking on a …

Pistorius to have 30-day psychiatric evaluation

A panel of psychiatrists will decide whether Oscar Pistorius was criminally responsible for the shooting that killed his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, after his murder trial was postponed for his mental health to be assessed.<p>The athlete will begin a 30-day psychiatric evaluation on Monday at …

Illegal immigration to Europe shows sharp rise

European Union border agency says figures are on track to beat the 141,000 who fled the Arab Spring<p>The number of illegal migrants reaching Europe’s border has jumped sharply in the first four months of this year, suggesting this year’s total could be on track to overtake the 140,000 refugees who …

Samsung's original Galaxy Gear smartwatch drops Android for Tizen

Samsung's first generation of smartwatches is officially ditching Android. <i>SamMobile</i> reports that the original Galaxy Gear is being upgraded to Tizen, the operating system used on the newer Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo (but not the Gear Fit, yet another model released this spring.) Samsung has made a point …

Solar Impulse 2: Plane makes inaugural flight

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NHS bosses told to ditch first-class travel and take the bus

NHS chiefs have been banned from spending taxpayers' money on first-class rail fares and ordered to take the bus or tube instead of hopping in a cab.<p>The news came after figures showed nine health bosses spent almost £200,000 last year on food, travel and hotels.<p>The new NHS England chief executive, …

Group says Syria used chemical weapons in April

BEIRUT (AP) — An international human rights group said Tuesday it has strong evidence that Syrian army helicopters dropped bombs carrying chlorine …

Sensor-filled shirt can tell your iPhone how fit you are

The iWatch may be set to mark Apple’s debut into health and fitness tracking, but one company is taking the concept of wearables a step further.<p>The forthcoming $199 OMsignal shirt promises to be the gym wear of the future — featuring a ton of health sensors sewn into its fabric, which constantly …

Wearable Tech

BlackBerry launches low-cost phone for Indonesia

<b>BlackBerry has launched a new low-cost phone "exclusively for Indonesia", one of the few markets where it is still a key player.</b><p>The BlackBerry Z3, Jakarta Edition will go on sale from 15 May for 2,199,000 Indonesia rupiah ($191; £113).<p>It the first phone to be launched under new chief executive John …

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If life is a game, then video games also reflect life

"All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players." It's a phrase so familiar that it's hard to remember how rich the metaphor is. Shakespeare returned to the thought many times. What if this world were just a painted set? What if all the events of our lives were merely the motions …

Apple CEO dares to be different from Steve Jobs

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — "Think different" became Apple's creed during the late Steve Jobs' reign as CEO. Now, chief executive Tim Cook is embracing the …

Beats Music has just 111,000 registered accounts, leaked figures show

Beats Music, the streaming service set up by Dr Dre as part of his headphones brand, had just 111,000 subscribers in March, according to a leaked royalty report.<p>Since its launch in January in the US, Beats Music has added 49,371 individual accounts and 61,621 "family" accounts, which can have up to …

Canon gets wide-eyed with two new lenses and a white SL1

It's taken some time, but Canon has finally added an image-stabilised ultra-wide model to its lens range.<p>Canon already has a speedy EF 16-35mm L-series lens with a constant maximum aperture of f/2.8, though it doesn't come with IS. The new glass keeps the same focal length as before, but is a touch …

This Smart Lighter Will Help You Quit Smoking

A new Internet-connected lighter called Quitbit will light your cigarette, but wean you off a smoking habit too.<p>A new Kickstarter campaign called …

Motorola adds LTE to Moto G, introduces an even cheaper Moto E

Shipping with Android 4.4 and a guaranteed upgrade to the next major version of Android<p>The Moto G is the best selling smartphone in Motorola history. Combining good-enough specs with solid build quality at an especially low price, it's achieved that feat in less than six months. The one thing the G …

Why Most Product Managers Suck

<i>Vik Singh is CEO and co-founder of Infer, a provider of data-powered business applications, with customers such as Tableau, SurveyMonkey, Zendesk, New Relic, AdRoll, Box, and Cloudera.</i><p>The first product manager (PM) is a crucial unicorn hire that no startup should compromise on. The reason is simple …

Dropbox for Business sales push overshadowed by vulnerability

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As China e-commerce basks in Alibaba IPO glow, ageing warehouses lure global investors

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s [IPO.ALIB.N] plans for a giant initial public offering in New York highlight vast potential for e-commerce in China - and the weak link the logistics industry must fix if explosive growth projections are to be reached.<p>Workers sort packages at a …

La Liga goes down to the wire after leaders held

MADRID (Reuters) - Atletico Madrid and Barcelona will play a La Liga title decider at the Nou Camp stadium next weekend after the front runners drew on Sunday to set up one of the most dramatic finishes in Spain’s top flight for more than 60 years.<p>Barcelona's Dani Alves (C) and Elche's Domingo …

100-Year-Olds Moms Share Insights On What It Means to Be a Mother

This Mother’s Day, why not take some advice from three women who’ve been moms for a very, very long time?<p>In honor of the 100th anniversary of the …

Number of UK war veterans seeking help for mental health issues on the rise

The number of Afghanistan veterans seeking help for mental health problems surged in 2013 and is likely to peak again this year as the British military ends its 13-year conflict in the country, according to new figures published on Monday.<p>There was a 57%increase in the number of ex-military …

India election: Exit polls see Modi win as vote ends

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1076000/1076046_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532454615_5be7c8e5c05fe115edd3ea186fd6997d<p><b>A number of exit polls are suggesting that Narendra Modi, the leader of India's main opposition BJP, is on course to win the general election.</b><p>The BJP …

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How The Smartphone Ecosystem Model Will Disrupt Business Everywhere

It’s possible to write a history of the platform and ecosystem model of business and never mention Apple or Google, yet it was Apple and Google that created amazement with the scale of their ecosystems, altering not just their own business models but that of hundreds of other companies. It was the …