Nigel Pitman

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The Week in Review: Gadgets and Gizmos A-Plenty

Inside Flipboard / January 10, 2014<p>The Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which just completed its 2014 run in Las Vegas, was full of gadgets—some …

Gear & Gadgets

These Star Wars photos look real but they're actually just life-like images of toys - Pocket-lint

A Finnish man has captured the Millennium Falcon on camera as it soared above and across the icy forest in his own backyard.<p>Well, not really. The …

Star Wars

Imperious Murray into last 16

Andy Murray will now face 'lucky loser' Stephane Robert in the last 16 © AP<p>Enlarge<p>Andy Murray produced his best performance so far this year to …

Can anti-smoking tactics solve obesity crisis?

<b>New guidelines from the National Obesity Forum suggest using "harder hitting" anti-obesity campaigns, akin to anti-tobacco campaigns, in the UK. The debate about whether to treat obesity like smoking is one that has played out in the US, with researchers still searching for the most effective way</b> …

Mikaeel Kular: Police find body and detain mother

<b>Police investigating the disappearance of three-year-old Mikaeel Kular have found a body and detained his mother.</b><p>The body of a young boy was found in Kirkcaldy, Fife, shortly before midnight on Friday. Police strongly believe it to be Mikaeel.<p>Police have detained Mikaeel's mother, named locally as …

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Cardiff City v Liverpool, Manchester City v Fulham: Premier League clockwatch, live

Minute-by-minute commentary and scores for all the Premier League 3pm games on Saturday March 22 2014, including Everton v Swansea City and Newcastle v Crystal Palace<p><b>Email ben.bloom@telegraph.co.uk or tweet @benbloomsport with all of your Premier League thoughts. Is it a three-horse title race?</b> …

Football Weekly: West Ham hammered and Manchester United also crash out

On today's <b>Football Weekly</b>, <b>AC Jimbo</b> has <b>Barry Glendenning</b>, <b>Rafa Honigstein</b> and <b>Jacob Steinberg</b> along for the ride to look back on all the action in the FA Cup, where a fairly uninspiring list of fixtures threw up a surprising amount of drama.<p>We start at Old Trafford, where Swansea claimed the biggest …

Brendan Rodgers wants explanation from FA over referee's appointment

Brendan Rodgers wants clarification over Lee Mason's appointment for Liverpool's Boxing Day defeat at Manchester City despite accepting an £8,000 fine for questioning the referee's integrity.<p>The Liverpool manager accepted a Football Association charge and subsequent fine on Wednesday following …

Luis Suarez: "Now we are playing very well and we have the level to play in the Champions League. We have really good players and if we continue at this level, we can do it." Full story - http://www.liverpoolfc.com/news/latest-news/153153-suarez-we-re-at-a-superior-level-now Do you agree with Luis?

Hands up for the #LFC keeper Simon Mignolet joining the #CarlsbergTalk tomorrow at 12.30pm GMT. Presented by Carlsberg.

Does your child dream of emulating the likes of Steven Gerrard and Luis Suarez by playing on the hallowed turf at Anfield? You could make it happen this May with an official LFC soccer school. Click the link to find out more - http://www.liverpoolfc.com/news/latest-news/153296-your-child-s-chance-to-play-at-anfield

Today on Liverpoolfc.com, Raheem Sterling reveals why he expected a chance to arrive and had to take it - http://lfc.tv/jwq, Aly Cissokho explains his boost in confidence - http://lfc.tv/jwK, and on-loan Fabio Borini targets goals alongside appearances - http://lfc.tv/jKu.

Don't miss a thing as Liverpool host Aston Villa in the Barclays Premier League later today, by following our extensive coverage online, on LFC TV and social media. What's your prediction for the match at Anfield?

Manchester United will allow Wilfried Zaha to go out on loan

David Moyes will allow Wilfried Zaha to go out on loan as the Manchester United manager will soon have Ashley Young available again following a shoulder injury.<p>On Friday Moyes said that he had to weigh up his options for wide positions with Young and Nani being injured.<p>The Portuguese, who has a …

A man was shot for texting at a movie. This isn't an anomaly in America

The spontaneous shooting of a father over some texting and tossed popcorn had barely grabbed our attention when the headlines came about the even more horrific crime in New Mexico. Both were senseless, both all the more riveting for their quotidian settings. The antsy atmosphere of a pre-screening …

California woman who drove with Google Glass beats traffic ticket

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - A California woman ticketed for driving while wearing Google Glass, a tiny computer mounted on an eyeglass frame, had her citation dismissed on Thursday by a San Diego court commissioner who said he found no proof the device was operating at the time.<p>Defendant Cecilia Abadie …

"It's small, it's lightweight... and it can easily fit into a lady's purse." India has launched a gun for women, named after a student who died after being gang-raped in Delhi. http://bbc.in/1mdFw1Q So will the Nirbheek make women feel safer, or is it an insult to the victim's memory?

T-Mobile scores with 'break-up' ploy

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - T-Mobile US Inc’s latest ploy to win customers over may already be paying dividends.<p>A T-Mobile logo is seen atop a store in Beverly Hills, California August 31, 2011. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok<p>The No. 4 telecoms operator that bills itself as the “Uncarrier” launched a website …

IBM to spend $1.2 billion to expand cloud services

(Reuters) - IBM Corp said it will invest more than $1.2 billion (734.2 million pounds) to build up to 15 new data centers across five continents to expand its cloud services and reach new clients and markets.<p>The IBM logo is seen outside the company's offices in Petah Tikva, near Tel Aviv October …

Quarter Of Graduates Earn LESS Than Former Apprentices

More than a quarter of graduate employees earn less than workers who have completed an apprenticeship, official figures show.<p>The figures showed that …

Facebook Adds 'Trending' Topics To News Feed (But It's NOT Copying Twitter)

Facebook has added a 'trending' topics page to the front of its site. But they're not copying Twitter. Honestly. Nope.<p>The feature will appear to the …

Dyson Cinetic: 'Next-Gen' Vacuum With No-Clean Filters Will Not Lose Suction For 10 Years

Dyson has launched its latest vacuum cleaner with the promise that it will not lose any suction for 10 years.<p>The bagless Dyson Cinetic uses "cyclone" …

Acer Q4 loss worse than expected at $245 million

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwanese PC maker Acer Inc reported worse-than-expected quarterly loss on Friday as the company’s weak position in a stagnating market continued to weigh on its prospects.<p>A man's hand is seen on an Acer logo as he pastes a poster below at a computer mart in Taipei April 23, …

Police searching for missing three-year-old boy Mikaeel Kular have said they "remain optimistic" but are becoming "deeply concerned" as time passes http://bbc.in/1jaAbs1 Police urged anyone with information to telephone the 0300 200 0200 number and asked local residents to check their gardens, sheds, parks and lock-ups. Mikaeel has not been seen since his mother put him to bed at his home in Ferry Gait Crescent, Edinburgh, on Wednesday.