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London rising: illicit photographs from the city's heights – in pictures

A new book of urban photography explores the glass and steel spires, brutal blocks and latticed ironwork that make up the vertical city: from iconic disused gasholders and power stations to sleek and exclusive corporate developments usually only accessible by the urban elite

England

Wildlife photographer captures incredible images of African animals using camera traps

Wildlife photographer Will Burrard-Lucas is a master at capturing rarely seen and skittish wildlife.<p>In conjunction with the World Wildlife Fund …

These haunting photos combine images of Berlin from World War II with the present day

A series of incredible images show how quickly the world can change.<p>In photographer Patrick Strijards' "Old vs. New" collection, he combines images of Germany during World War II with photos of the present day. The photographs artfully contrast the broad sweeps of Nazi propaganda and the …

World War II

The BAFTA photographer who gets intimate with the stars - CNN Style

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BAFTA Awards

How to Live with Risks

Following a crisis, regulators and managers naturally take steps to prevent a recurrence. In 2002, after Enron and WorldCom succumbed to massive accounting fraud, U.S. legislators passed the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, which gave directors and executives new oversight responsibilities. In the wake of the …

Management

Can corporate accounting ever be reformed?

In a <i>Fortune</i> article three weeks ago, former SEC Chief Accountant Lynn Turner told me that the current accounting and auditing systems we all rely on …

Accounting

7 ways CFOs can keep up with rapid changes in technology

Rapid change in technology has become the biggest source of pressure on company finance and accounting teams.<p>That’s the leading opinion of more than …

Data Warehousing

'Wi-fi Allergy' - Can It Be For Real?

The EKOS poll: NDP digs a deeper lead — and it may have C-51 to thank

In five of our last six polls, the NDP improved its standing with Canadian voters and the party now stands at 33.6 per cent — a 16-point gain in just …

Apple and Google Race to See Who Can Kill the App First

The iOS App Store used to be simple. Apps were things, little squares you could see and touch, and it made sense to buy them, put them on your phone, …

Why a startup called Nutanix is making VMware absolutely crazy

An ugly, very public, and somewhat entertaining squabble between a hot startup, Nutanix, and the tech incumbent it challenges, VMware, has taken a new twist, Business Insider has learned.<p>At stake is a big up-and-coming $77 billion market that VMware desperately needs.<p>Here’s what we’re hearing:<p><b>1.</b> …

Psst! Your phone is snooping on you. What you need to know and how to stop it – video

Revelations about the detailed location records stored on smartphones indicates just how much information companies including Apple and Google are able to gather. But it's not just the phone-makers – apps on your phone are hungry for your personal info too. So is your phone snooping on you? Here, …

Custom Analytics Startup Keen IO Raises $11.3M Round From Sequoia And Others

Keen IO, a startup that helps developers build their own analytics products, is announcing that it has raised $11.3 million in Series A funding.<p>Co-founder and CEO Kyle Wild told me that when the company started talking about raising more funding, its previous backers offered to fund the new round …

How to take photos of fireworks

Whether you use a smartphone, compact camera or dSLR, get great photos of fireworks on the Fourth of July.<p>Taking photos of fireworks is not as difficult as you might think. Rather than pointing your smartphone or dSLR toward the sky and hoping for the best, keep these tips in mind before setting …

Mobile Photography

We've moved on from the Iraq war – but Iraqis don't have that choice

The dust in Iraq rolls down the long roads that are the desert's fingers. It gets in your eyes and nose and throat; it swirls in markets and school …

York mosque counters EDL protest with tea, biscuits and football

A York mosque dealt with a potentially volatile situation after reports that it was going to be the focus of a demonstration organised by a far-right …

How Loving Dogs Taught Me About Empathy

<b>By Annie Phenix</b><p>I have a lot of animals in my life. The last time I counted, there were four rescued dogs, one purebred German Shepherd, two quarter horse geldings, and six donkeys. The donkeys are crucial because they are fat, hairy therapy machines.<p>I learned long ago that most donkeys are curious …

Pets

Worried About Your Data In The Cloud? Stop Whining And Get Your Own Cloud

We knew this was going to happen. We’d heard about the “forthcoming era of cloud computing” as Bill Gates stepped away from Microsoft in 2008 and the company’s then mission seemed to be to adjust to post-PC realities. Steve Jobs tried to sucker Dropbox co-founder Drew Houston into selling him the …

Britain's wars fuel terror. Denying it only feeds Islamophobia

Eight years on, nothing has been learned. In the week since a British soldier was horrifically stabbed to death by London jihadists on the streets of …

Turkish PM Erdogan calls for end to protests as clashes flare

ISTANBUL/ANKARA (Reuters) - Protesters lit fires and scuffled with police in parts of Istanbul and Ankara early on Sunday, but the streets were generally quieter after two days of Turkey’s fiercest anti-government demonstrations for years.<p>Hundreds of protesters set fires in the Tunali district of …

North Africa

Turkey protests: Unrest rages in Istanbul and Ankara

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/983000/983101_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524655590_2b7b688da101a64151743b42785fe77c<p><b>Turkey has entered a second day of violent protests, with fresh clashes between police and demonstrators in Istanbul and the capital, Ankara.</b><p>The unrest …

Hong Kong

Google Won’t Approve Glass Apps That Recognize People’s Faces… For Now

The potential creep factor of Google Glass is something that the search giant has to mitigate as best it can if it wants that kooky head-worn display to become a mass-market sensation (and even that may not be enough), but a recent announcement highlights the search giant’s commitment to, well, do …

Will Anthony Weiner Be New York’s Next Mayor?

Barely a week after he officially entered the Democratic primary for the mayoralty of New York City, Anthony Weiner has reason to be cheerful. On Tuesday, a Marist College poll showed the recovering sex-tweeter running second to Christine Quinn, the City Council Speaker. And the media is suddenly …

MSNBC Contributor Michael Eric Dyson: Eric Holder ‘Is The Moses Of Our Time’

In an elaborate effort to exonerate the members of President <b>Barack Obama</b>’s Justice Department of any wrongdoing in relation to the scandal …

Questions Still Surround America's Drone Program

A strike in Pakistan shortly after President Obama's speech leaves U.S. policy as unclear as ever<p>One week after President Obama's much-touted speech …

Syria: the first conflict of the post-superpower era

As Turkey threatens reprisals for bombings that have left up to 50 dead, Syria's war is already sucking in the wider Middle East. But the one country …

Erdogan is a murderer, claims Syrian minister after deadly car bombings

Syria's information minister has blamed Turkey's government for deadly car bombings near the Syrian border and branded Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan a "murderer", state-run Russian TV company RT reported.<p>"All responsibility for what has happened lies with the Turkish government and Erdogan …