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World Cup boost for Nike profits

The American company’s profits have increased by 3pc to $685m<p>Sportswear giant Nike has reported a slight increase in profits for the third quarter, boosted by rising orders in the run-up to this summer's football World Cup in Brazil.<p>The US company’s profits rose 3pc to $685m for the three months …

Payment company SafeCharge to list on London's AIM

LONDON (Reuters) - Payment service provider SafeCharge, majority owned by Israeli entrepreneur Teddy Sagi, plans to raise about $100 million by listing shares on London’s junior AIM stock exchange, the company said on Tuesday.<p>SafeCharge handles transactions for European betting companies and also …

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• One Plus 6<br>• Mobile<br>• Televisions<br>• Laptops<br>• Washing Machines<br>• Refrigerators<br>• Digital Cameras<p>2nd sleepoverKejriwal and His Ministers to Spend Second Night at L-G's …

Ukraine and the west: hot air and hypocrisy

Public clashes between Ukrainians and Russians in the main square in Sevastopol. Ukrainians protesting at Russian interference; Crimean Russians demanding the return of Sevastopol to Russia, and that parliament recognise Russian as the state language. Ukrainian deputies barred from the government …

Proud rush to repair 'the hole' in Dawlish coastal train line

Lee Haberfield, a giant of a man from the Rhondda valley in south Wales, paused for a moment from his work in the spot that has earned itself the rather sinister nickname "the hole" to reflect on how much he and his fellow railway workers have achieved over the past five weeks.<p>"When we arrived, it …

California Leads All States (And All But 2 Countries) With 111 Billionaires

When WhatsApp’s Jan Koum headed back to his old welfare office last month to sign the $19 billion deal that made him a billionaire, California’s 10-digit club grew to 111 members. If the Golden State were its own country, it would be tied with Russia for third-most billionaires in the world, behind …

25 things you might not know about the web on its 25th birthday

It sprang from the brain of one man, Tim Berners-Lee, and is the fastest-growing communication medium of all time. A quarter-century on, we examine how the web has transformed our lives<p>The thing that is most extraordinary about the internet is the way it enables <i>permissionless</i> innovation. This stems …

Pornography and the true nature of our desires

The new scrolling real-time results on Pornhub's search engine reveal our true desires, our true selves. Clicked through in daylight, they read like an abstract sound poem. All these one-handed fantasies, read one after the other, make something quite lovely.<p>But as it gets dark, the more I read, …

Malaysia Airlines disappearance: the possible explanations

If a technical fault or pilot error is behind the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, any answers are unlikely until the plane is found – and even then, previous incidents suggest that a definitive explanation could be some time away, with first wreckage and then a flight recorder …

Why are we still in the dark about Malaysia Airlines disappearance?

Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 disappeared in the early hours of Saturday, yet it was a modern aircraft, from a reputable airline, flying in good weather. What could have gone wrong?<p>The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has left agonised relatives waiting for over 48 hours without …

Malaysia Airlines: identities of four passengers being investigated

The identities of four passengers aboard the missing Malaysia Airlines flight are under investigation, the country’s transport minister said on Sunday, as the company confirmed that it was “fearing the worst”.<p>Investigators are examining the entire passenger manifest after European diplomats said …

Julian Assange tells SXSW audience: ‘NSA has grown to be a rogue agency’

The Wikileaks founder Julian Assange on Saturday told an audience in Texas that people power is the key to rolling back the power of the National Security Agency and other surveillance agencies.<p>“We have to do something about it. All of us have to do something about it,” he said, in an interview at …

4,000-year-old Dartmoor burial find rewrites British bronze age history

Some 4,000 years ago a young woman's cremated bones – charred scraps of her shroud and the wood from her funeral pyre still clinging to them – was carefully wrapped in a fur along with her most valuable possessions, packed into a basket, and carried up to one of the highest and most exposed spots …

Who Buried the $10 Million in Coins Found by a California Couple—and Why?

What they found, where it's from—and what are the odds?<p>The dream of discovering buried treasure came true for a California couple who found a real pot of gold while walking their dog. The largest such hoard ever found in the U.S. is comprised of 1,411 gold coins, minted between 1847 and 1894, worth …

Bye Bye Second Screen? The InAIR Lets You Browse The Web And Watch TV All In One Place

Nowadays, many people browse the web at the same time that they’re watching TV — the phenomenon is called the “second screen.” But a new gadget called InAIR from a startup called SeeSpace wants to bring our attention back to just one screen by putting the best of the laptop, the smart phone, and …

As Flipkart Hits $1B GMV Milestone, Indian E-Commerce Becomes The Next Frontier For Amazon, eBay

Flipkart, India’s biggest e-commerce company, has just hit the billion dollar milestone in annual GMV (Gross Merchandise Value), a goal the founders had forecast to achieve only by 2015.<p>In an internal note sent to employees, Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal, the former Amazon employees who founded …