Immanuel Adewumi

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Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 makes it clear: we need to rethink black boxes

Why is a normally safe aircraft – the Boeing 777-200 – missing over the South China Sea, with all 239 passengers and crew on board Malaysia Airlines flight 370 presumed dead?<p>I'l tell you why: it was a fireball ignited by faulty lithium-ion batteries carried on board by cellphone-wielding passengers.<p>…

Mobile World Congress: What to expect from Barcelona

<b>If you are interested in portable tech, the place to be this week is the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.</b><p>It is the annual bean feast and trade show for the mobile sector, with a brief that roams from smartphones and tablets to fast-emerging new areas such as wearable technology and the internet …

Mobile

Ukrainians in Canada send money, shed tears for Kiev | Reuters

TORONTO/WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) - The small gilded chapel at the Ukrainian Canadian Care Centre, a retirement residence in suburban Toronto, is usually shuttered and dark midweek. But on Thursday, dozens of elderly immigrants and their caregivers gathered to pray for protesters and family back …

U.N. Security Council to vote on Syria aid resolution Saturday | Reuters

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council will vote on Saturday on a resolution to boost humanitarian aid access in Syria, where the United Nations says 9.3 million people need help, although it is unclear if Russia and China will support or veto the draft.<p>U.N. Secretary General Ban …

This was the scene in the centre of #Kiev a few hours ago. At least 75 people have died in #Ukraine since violent clashes began on Tuesday, officials say: http://bbc.in/1d6K8jo #Euromaidan

EU seeks peace as Ukraine death toll hits 75 | Reuters

KIEV (Reuters) - European Union ministers sought to broker a political settlement in Ukraine after gun battles between police and anti-government protesters brought the death toll to 75 in two days of the worst violence in the country since Soviet times.<p>Three hours of fierce fighting in Kiev’s …

Video shows beheading of man in Syria by al Qaeda rebels | Reuters

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Rebels in Syria with ties to al Qaeda have decapitated a man believed to have been a pro-government Shi’ite fighter, an amateur video of the public beheading posted to the Internet on Saturday showed.<p>The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a monitoring group which posted the …

Tips For A Stress-Free First Day On The Job

Over the years I’ve hired dozens of people. Some have been more successful than others at mastering day 1 at the new job. I have compiled some of the best tips from these individuals, and I am happy to share them with you here:<p><b>Meet the team ahead of time</b>: Reach out before day 1 and break bread or …

Apple Sold 33.8 Million iPhones, 14.1 Million iPads, And 4.6 Million Macs In Q4 2013

Well folks, Apple has just put up some mixed numbers in its fiscal Q4 2013 earnings release — $37.5 billion in revenue and $7.5 billion in net profit to be exact — but how exactly did the tech titan fare in terms of hardware sales?<p>This time around Apple sold 33.8 million iPhones (which it notes is …

Britney Spears songs used to scare off Somali pirates in Africa

Navy officers play songs including '...Baby One More Time' to ward off criminals on the high seas<p>Britney Spears songs are being used by navy officers …

Africa

'Why does all this happen to us?' - Baghdad residents despair at latest wave of car bombings

At least 37 people have been killed in and around the Iraqi capital Baghdad – as ten car bombs exploded in predominantly Shi’ite Muslim areas, in apparently coordinated attacks.<p>A blast outside a court building in the northern Al-Shaab district set on fire more than 15 cars, killing seven civilians …

Russia: opposition activists campaign for release of 'May 6 prisoners'

Thousands of opposition activists have marched through central Moscow – calling for the release of protesters arrested during an anti-Putin rally on May 6, 2012, the eve of his inauguration as president for a third term.<p>A year and a half on, opposition leader Boris Nemtsov said that it was now the …