Winston Hunte

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Walmart says Flipkart is ‘a key center of learning’ for its entire global business

Walmart has opened up on the thinking behind its $16 billion majority investment in Flipkart, and perhaps the most interesting facet is that the retailer plans to export ideas from the Indian e-commerce firm to the rest of its global business, including the U.S..<p>Walmart’s decision to follow Amazon …

Eco road trip: Los Angeles to Las Vegas by Tesla

A teenager has launched a green car service between LA and Vegas, using Tesla electric vehicles. Stephanie Theobald gets a lift and finds the conversation as fascinating as the technology<p>Stephanie (my namesake, as it happens) has a wicked grin on her face as she flips open the boot of the car. …

Brexit: UK can't deport millions of EU nationals, report warns

Joint parliamentary committee says human rights should be safeguarded and calls on government to take firm position on residence rights<p>Mass deportations of the estimated 2.9 million EU nationals living in the UK would be impractical and they should not be used as a “bargaining chip” in Brexit …

Police using 'mugging' tactics to swipe unlocked phones from criminals

Police have begun to play criminals at their own game - by "mugging" suspects to access evidence on their phones.<p>Officers have become increasingly frustrated with criminals who refuse to hand over the passwords for their encrypted mobiles, denying them access to vital information.<p>But the …

Millennials Aren't So Into the Apple Watch

Millennials were more excited about the HBO Now and Apple TV announcements than the Apple Watch, based on an analysis of twitter sentiment.<p>The Apple Watch may suffer from a generation gap.<p>Social media conversations around the Apple Watch’s launch revealed that millennials — those age 18 to 34 — …

Social Media

John Key: the poor boy who saved New Zealand's economy

The New Zealand leader is the most popular in the Western world and his economic reforms have been praised globally. He tells Jonathan Pealrman how David Cameron could follow suit<p>As a self-made multi-millionaire, he stunned colleagues in London by abandoning high finance for a political career back …

Bangladesh ferry capsizes with 250 people on board

A Bangladeshi passenger ferry carrying hundreds of people has capsized.<p>The accident took place on Monday morning as the ferry was crossing the river Padma in Munshiganj district in the central part of the country.<p>Media reports said that up to 250 passengers were on board when the accident …

One Out of Every Ten Android Apps Affected with Malware and Viruses, States New Research

It seems that every cyber-criminal in the world is determined to take down Google's Android operating system completely. Going by recent statistics, …

Campers being rescued after mudslide traps them in Southern California

As many as 500 children and adults are being safely evacuated Monday after torrential rain and mudslides trapped them at a Southern California church camp, a spokesman for the San Bernardino County Fire Department told CNN.<p>The Forest Home camp had been trapped behind a mudflow in Forest Falls -- …

Fashion meets renewable energy – clothes that charge your smartphone

When you think about how fashion will work alongside technology in the future, it might be hard to break from science-fiction-heavy ideas. However, fashionably using solar, wind and even kinetic energy to charge devices, keep us connected and even donate our energy to non-profits is being explored …

Liverpool beat Man City in New York

<b>Liverpool</b> exacted mild preseason revenge over <b>Man City</b> with a 3-1 penalty shoot-out win in their International Champions Cup match at New York's …

Soccer

BlaBlaCar is building a global transportation network out of empty car seats

Call it the 21st century version of hitchhiking: BlaBlaCar is a peer-to-peer marketplace for open spots in cars across Europe. Unlike American ride-sharing apps Uber and Lyft, BlaBlaCar caps the price of the ride based on distance and the cost of fuel in that country. The average ride is 200 miles …

Transportation

Tiger Woods wins Putt-Putt crown from son Charlie

One of the ways in which Tiger Woods prepared for this week’s WGC event as well as the PGA Championship, following immediately on the heels of the Bridgestone, was to teach his kids ‘how to get it done’ on the Putt-Putt course.<p>NORTON, Mass. — When Tiger Woods says his goal in every event he enters …

Fashion TV: the shows reinventing style for working women

Last week's episode of The Honourable Woman had all the ingredients to make it the best thing on TV: pretzel-like plot twists, excellent swearing from MI6 chief Julia, and political skulduggery conducted in lifts. Told in a flashback to events eight years ago, the episode also offered up something …

IMF: Sharp interest rate hikes could trigger global growth shock

International Monetary Fund warns that sharply higher interest rates could combine with weaker emerging markets to knock as much as 2 percentage points off global growth<p>Sharply higher interest rates around the world could combine with weaker growth in emerging markets to slice as much as 2 …

Qatar World Cup: Fifa vice-president demands payment of migrant workers

A Fifa vice-president has demanded that Qatar ensures payment for a group of migrant workers who fitted out offices being used by its 2022 World Cup organising committee after the Guardian revealed some have gone unpaid for 13 months.<p>Jim Boyce, Britain's representative on Fifa's 24-person executive …