Phillip Rice

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The iPad turnaround is coming

<i>On the one hand, we have iPad plummeting sales, dropping 50% in three years. On the other, we have Apple’s professed high optimism, without much proof besides some new—and clever—ads, and the recent discreet release of evolutionary and slightly less expensive hardware. Is that all?</i><p>The iPad is a …

Obama to heckler: You're screwing up my speech

North Korea insults Obama with racist barbs, South Korea's Park with sexist ones

Vitriolic insults hurled by North Korea's state-run media are so frequent that they're usually not news.<p>But recent KCNA articles use such racially-charged rhetoric that they have drawn criticism from the White House's National Security Council, which called them "particularly ugly and …

Thai police fire teargas at protesters bent on toppling 'Thaksin regime' | Reuters

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai police fired teargas on Friday at royalist protesters bent on bringing down a caretaker government after a court threw Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra out of office and an anti-graft agency indicted her for negligence.<p>Yingluck’s Puea Thai Party still runs the interim …

Russia's Victory Day Takes Deadly Turn in Ukrainian City of Mariupol

Ukrainian troops killed some 20 pro-Russian separatists who tried to storm the police headquarters in the city of Mariupol on Friday, Ukraine's Interior Ministry said.<p>The clashes came as Moscow and parts of Ukraine staged flamboyant celebrations to mark the anniversary of the Soviet Union's defeat …