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Man dies after being left brain-dead in French drug trial, hospital says

The man who was left brain-dead after the botched drug trial has died, the hospital where he was being treated says<p>A man who was left brain-dead after suffering serious side effects during a French drugs trial for a new painkiller died on Sunday, in the latest tragic development in the worst such …

Medicine

With Germany’s win Microsoft perfectly predicted the World Cup’s knockout round

<i>Update 5:40pm ET: With Germany’s 1-0 win over Argentina in the final, Microsoft’s prediction engine had a perfect record in predicting the knockout stages of the World Cup.</i><p>The most accurate predictor of the knockout stages, Microsoft’s predictions, have been perfect for every match of the final …

Dancing with the Stars

Apple, Sharp said to spar over displays: 'Don't supply to Samsung'

Apple owns a big chunk of LCD production at a Sharp facility. Now Sharp would like it back, thank you.<p>Apple and Sharp are sparring over production equipment, providing a window into Apple's sizable role in manufacturing the components it uses. And Samsung is part of the bickering, according to a …

Mobile Technology

Sean Connery joins Bahamas campaign to stop billionaire developing mansion

Activists claim fashion mogul Peter Nygard's proposed development risks environmental damage to beaches<p>Sir Sean Connery has added his name to a lawsuit designed to stop fashion billionaire Peter Nygard from developing his mansion in the Bahamas.<p>As reported by the <i>Observer</i> last week, the Save the …

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'iWatch' production delayed until November, says analyst

Ming-Chi Kuo blames delay on challenges created by new hardware and software development.<p>Apple's iWatch will enter mass production in November, according to a research note issued Thursday by noted KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, later than previously predicted.<p>While earlier reports had predicted that …

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