Ricky Nuku

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Germany train crash: Controller 'distracted by computer game'

<b>A German train controller has been arrested over the February rail crash that killed 11 people in Bavaria, as prosecutors suspect he was distracted by a computer game at the time.</b><p>According to prosecutors he was playing the computer game on his mobile phone and made a signalling error, then dialled …

WHOA! Photographer Almost Decapitated By Plane Landing At Gustaf III Airport On St. Barts

The aircraft skimmed the man's head as he took photos of it.<p>Some people will do almost anything for a great photo, but this guy's shot was nearly memorable in all the wrong ways.<p>An unidentified tourist snapping photos of a plane landing at Gustaf III Airport on the Caribbean island of St. Barts …

iOS 9 finally has a lowercase keyboard

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10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Oculus mistakenly leaked pictures of the finished Oculus Rift virtual reality device.</b> It looks like there will be a camera on the front of the device, and it will have a "simple input device" to navigate menus.<p><b>2.</b> <b>Spotify has raised $526 million.</b> It's now valued at more than $8 billion.<p><b>3.</b> <b>Payroll</b> …

No USB Type-C phones in the near future, says Sony

In Taipei, Sony’s mobile unit has been having a discussion about support for the up and coming USB Type-C standard in its future smartphones and tablets. While the company is certainly considering the technology, it doesn’t have any plans to switch over to the standard right away.<p>According to …

iOS 9 on iPad: Slide Over, Split View, and more

Phil Schiller Talks 16 GB iPhones and Thinness vs Battery Life Tradeoffs

A day after the WWDC keynote address, Apple SVP of Marketing Phil Schiller joined <i>Daring Fireball's</i> John Gruber on Gruber's podcast, <i>The Talk Show</i>. The episode has not yet been posted, but <i>The Verge</i> was on hand to document the interview. Schiller addressed concerns about 16 GB iPhones, the decision …

Speed Up Your Run With These Stability Secrets

You’ll run faster and injury-free if you can master these simple exercises from Newton Running’s director of research.<p><i>by Ian Adamson</i><p>At its simplest, …