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Europe’s busiest airport will have a terminal called “Samsung Galaxy S5” (for two weeks)

Samsung does not have an unlimited marketing budget, but it probably seems so to some of its competitors. The company, which paid $20 million for a few hours in the Oscars limelight, has spent an estimated <i>$14 billion</i> for ads and other marketing activities in 2013 alone. That sort of budget opens up …

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'Internet of Things' network connects parking spaces and smartwatches

British company Arqiva has revealed plans for a low-power, battery-preserving network to connect up smart devices in 10 UK cities next year.<p>Smartwatches, smoke alarms and parking spaces will soon be talking to each other over a new network designed for the "Internet of Things".<p>British telecom …

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Associated Press News

NBA likely to win in Donald Sterling legal fight, experts say

A lawyer for Donald Sterling, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, reportedly wrote to NBA to say Sterling may sue to keep his team<p>A cadre of attorneys and a flurry of lawsuits could certainly slow down the NBA's plan to force Donald Sterling to sell the Los Angeles Clippers over his recent racist …

UK 'needs more home-grown energy'

<b>In just over five years Britain will have run out of oil, coal and gas, researchers have warned.</b><p>A report by the Global Sustainability Institute said shortages would increase dependency on Norway, Qatar and Russia.<p>There should be a "Europe-wide drive" towards wind, tidal, solar and other sources of …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

7 mind-blowing economic trends you need to know about

Imagine the blowback from the right if America considered a $25 minimum wage like one of these countries<p>The good, the bad, and the downright crazy in economic trends....<p><b>1. America lags behind much of the world on minimum wage.</b> On May 18, the Swiss will vote on a proposed minimum wage of — are you …

N.H. police commissioner won't apologize for calling Obama the N-word

Dear New Hampshire: The 21st century would like to have a few words with you.<p>The residents of Wolfeboro are demanding the resignation of a town police commissioner after he called President<p>Obamathe N-word and then refused to apologize for it.<p>"I believe I did use the 'N' word in reference to the …

Justice

Sudan woman faces death for apostasy

A Sudanese court sentences a woman to hang for apostasy - leaving Islam - after she married a Christian man.<p>Meriam Yehya Ibrahim Ishag's lawyer said that there was time for an appeal, as she is pregnant.<p>The sentence would not be carried out for two years after she had given birth.<p>Alex Jakana …

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