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Qualcomm joins Wireless Power Consortium board, sparks hope for A4WP and Qi unification

Qualcomm, the founding member of Alliance for Wireless Power (or A4WP in short), made a surprise move today by joining the management board of the rival Wireless Power Consortium (or WPC), the group behind the already commercially available Qi standard. This is quite an interesting development …

A super typhoon is headed for Hong Kong: here’s what you need to know

An atmospheric monster has blossomed in the western Pacific Ocean, and it could have a devastating impact on Hong Kong this weekend.<p>On Thursday, Super Typhoon Usagi—now officially Earth’s strongest storm this year—rapidly grew from tropical storm strength to the equivalent of a category five …

Weather

For World's Oddest-Looking Antelope, Signs of a Comeback

Thanks to conservation, the saiga antelope returns to Kazakhstan's steppes.<p><i>Part of our weekly "In Focus" series—stepping back, looking closer.</i><p>With its tubular, bulbous nose, it may look like a character from a Dr. Seuss book or the bar scene in <i>Star Wars</i>.<p>But don't be fooled by its droll appearance: …

Moyes eyes Evra replacement, Casillas & Iniesta to leave La Liga? - Watch Transfer Talk! http://bit.ly/1eoWB6K

Ferguson reveals secrets of success

Former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has outlined eight key principles that underpinned his successful managerial career.<p>Ferguson, who …

Manchester United FC

John Kerry gives Syria week to hand over chemical weapons or face attack

The US secretary of state has said that President Bashar al-Assad has one week to hand over his entire stock of chemical weapons to avoid a military attack. But John Kerry added that he had no expectation that the Syrian leader would comply.<p>Kerry also said he had no doubt that Assad was responsible …

Ranking Europe's Top Clubs Following the Transfer Window

Welcome to a special edition of B/R's weekly power rankings, as, with no domestic football to speak of, we've adjusted our form guide per the madness that was transfer deadline day.<p>How did the Mesut Ozil and Gareth Bale deals affect their teams' rankings? Did Kaka boost Milan into the top 20? And …

Soccer

Barcelona 'Joked' About Using Real Madrid to Pay Neymar's Medical Bill

Barcelona president Sandro Rosell has aimed a jibe at La Liga rivals Real Madrid by revealing they were trying to sign Neymar right until the Spanish champions made the deal official.<p>Neymar was announced as a Barcelona player on May 27 of this year—three days after Santos revealed two offers had …

Soccer

Gareth Bale was not worth such a massive transfer fee, says Real Madrid legend Zinedine Zidane

Real Madrid legend Zinedine Zidane has dubbed the astronomical £85.3m transfer fee his club paid for Wales winger Gareth Bale "incomprehensible" in the current economic climate.<p>Bale signed for the Spanish giants from <b>Tottenham Hotspur</b> last week on a six-year contract.<p>Asked whether the 24-year-old …

Soccer

'Casillas axed for being peacemaker'

Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has said he believes Iker Casillas was dropped by Real Madrid last season because he attempted to ease tensions …

Soccer

Zlatan Ibrahimovic blasts former manager Pep Guardiola, calling ex-Barcelona coach "a spineless coward"

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has hit out at the Bayern Munich manager, Pep Guardiola, describing his former manager at Barcelona as a "a spineless coward."<p>Ibrahimovic joined the Catalan club in 2009 from Inter Milan as Guardiola looked to add a different dimension to his side's attack and despite trying to …

Soccer