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  • UPDATE 3-Gunmen abduct 8 more girls in northeast Nigeria - police

    May 6, 2014 6:09 PM 3

    Tue May 6, 2014 6:00pm GMT MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, May 6 (Reuters) - Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnapped eight girls from a village near one of the Islamists' strongholds in northeastern Nigeria overnight, police and residents said on Tuesday.

  • Missing cat spotted… next to its own missing cat poster

    May 5, 2014 2:11 PM 5

    THIS cat has proved that lost items always turn up in the most obvious of places. Perched calmly on a window-sill, the feline was spotted gazing out of a window right next to a poster, which included an image of a suspiciously similar-looking pet, underneath the title 'MISSING'.

  • Belfiore Reveals File Manager App for Windows Phone 8.1 Coming in May

    May 5, 2014 12:17 PM 12

    Joe Belfiore, Microsoft's Vice President of Windows and Windows Phone user experience, confirmed the existence of File Manager app when the question was asked during a Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA) session on Friday. " *** YES *** We are doing a File Manager for WP8.1! I know a LOT of you are looking for this (thanks for the tweets, I've read them all). In fact, I've been running

  • Safe downloads and expert advice

    May 5, 2014 11:36 AM 11

    Corporate vice president and manager for Windows Phone, Joe Belfiore announced on Reddit that a File Manager app is on its way for Windows Phone. Known... Corporate vice president and manager for Windows Phone, Joe Belfiore announced on Reddit that a File Manager app is on its way for Windows Phone. The app will allow you to view and manage files. You'll

  • Council defends dog poo calender

    May 2, 2014 10:48 AM 10

    A council has defended featuring pictures of dog poo in its calendar as a ‘necessary part of its campaign against anti-social behaviour’. Richmondshire DC said it had not wished to cause offence in its choice of images for May, June and November after 78-year-old resident Anne Simpson complained. Ms Simpson told her local paper: ‘A colourful picture

  • Galaxy S5's Health App Review

    May 2, 2014 12:01 AM 22

    In a step toward wellness, Samsung's latest phone, the Galaxy S5, comes with a built-in heart rate monitor and an installed personal wellness app called S Health to help users keep track of their health and fitness measures. The S Health app has a simple, intuitive design, and covers many aspects of wellness — it includes a nutrition diary and a pedometer

  • Bodice Rippers Contribute to 13% Fall in Sina Shares

    April 30, 2014 3:35 AM 28

    According to an announcement posted on the website of China’s National Office Against Pornographic and Illegal Publications, the Chinese government will revoke two of Sina’s online publication and distribution licenses after finding 20 “lewd” works of literature and four “sexual” videos on Sina-owned websites. The announcement, which also said that Sina would

  • Norfolk manufacturer launches "world's fastest" diesel sports car

    April 29, 2014 1:38 PM 22

    Last updated Tue 29 Apr 2014 A Norfolk-based sports car manufacturer will today launch what it claims is the world's fastest and most efficient diesel sports car. It can reach a top speed of more than 190 miles per hour and it can drive for 2000 miles on a single tank of bio-diesel.

  • Mercedes recalls over 284,000 cars to fix lights

    April 29, 2014 12:45 PM 14

    DETROIT (AP) - Mercedes-Benz is recalling more than 284,000 C-Class cars in the U.S. and Canada because the rear lights can fail. The recall affects some C300, C350 and C63 AMG cars from the 2008 through 2011 model years. Corrosion on a connector can cause the tail, brake or rear turn signal lights to dim or fail. That can make the cars less visible

  • Hitachi unveils continuous cloud infrastructure for business optimization

    April 29, 2014 7:12 AM 18

    Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS) has announced new technology that promises to revolutionize cloud infrastructure and accelerate customer success with business-defined IT. Hitachi unveiled what they call ‘Continuous Cloud Infrastructure’, essentially bridging the gap between a company’s business and technology objectives that requires a more responsive