Syed Shamim

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Wearables unlikely to topple smartphone sales by 2018

Despite being a heavily touted next big thing, wearable technology still has some way to go before it topples the mighty smartphone, according to a new report<p>The rise of connected devices, wearables and the Internet of Things is likely to contribute to as estimated 271 million connections between …

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Inside AT&T’s Sponsored Data program: How Aquto turns ads into megabytes

AT&T(s t) new Sponsored Data program has already become highly controversial even though it has yet to exempt the first megabyte of content from …

Misanthropy I can bear - but anti-feline prejudice is different

The cat is man's master, and nobody should challenge its supremacy<p>This week I learnt a disturbing fact about Walt Disney. At an awards dinner in Hollywood, Meryl Streep gave a speech in which she condemned him for his various prejudices. He didn’t like women, he didn’t like Jews, and in fact he …

Remembering Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013

Inside Flipboard / December 6, 2013<p>Nelson Mandela, the human rights leader, Nobel Laureate and first black African president of South Africa, died …

Celebrity portraits by Terry O'Neill – in pictures

Terry O'Neill is one of the greatest celebrity photographers of the 20th century, and a key member of the group of portrait-takers that defined the 1960s. An exhibition at The Little Black Gallery features some of his most famous images. It can be seen at 13A Park Walk, London SW10 from 14 January …

Taliban kills 'Pakistan's toughest cop' in Karachi car bomb

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A top Pakistani policeman renowned for his tough stance on criminals and Islamist militants was killed by a Taliban car bomb in the volatile southern city of Karachi on Thursday, police said.<p>Relatives of Pakistan's Crime Investigation Department (CID) Chief Chaudhry Aslam sit …

Karachi on top with 50-run win

One Day Cup 2013-14<p><b>Group I</b><p><b>Peshawar Panthers</b> produced a collective batting effort to successfully chase <b>Bahawalpur Stags</b>' 230 for 7 with five wickets …

Ever wondered what goes on behind the closed doors of a museum over Christmas? According to the University of Oxford, this is what happens... http://fw.to/osMAzAg

Have you received an iPad, iPhone or Android device today? Here are 20 of the best apps to try out. http://fw.to/4oikwcT Photo: Reuters