Monthly Archives: July 2014

Verbier Festival draws the elites – and music lovers too

VERBIER Switzerland (Reuters) – There are thousands of music festivals around Europe every summer, but only one lays claim to being held at the highest altitude and that’s the one in the Swiss ski resort of Verbier, sometimes called the … Continue reading

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Smartphone management flaws puts users at risk, researchers say

By Eric Auchard VIENNA (Reuters) – Security researchers have revealed two separate threats this week they say could put up to 90 percent of the world's 2 billion plus smartphones at risk of password theft, stolen data and in some … Continue reading

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Moscow told to pay Yukos investors €1.9bn

The second big legal setback for Russia within days is the largest compensation award made by Europe’s top human rights court Asia homepage

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Information Services Group: 60% Upside With Limited Downside Due To Reoccurring Revenues

By William Delano: Information Services Group (III:US) Summary Information Services Group or ISG (NASDAQ:III) is an information-technology consulting and advisory firm. Governments and large corporations often turn to ISG to advise them when they want to outsource major IT projects. … Continue reading

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Unrest in Thailand and Vietnam keeps holidaymakers away – Financial Times

Unrest in Thailand and Vietnam keeps holidaymakers awayFinancial TimesTourists scared away from Thailand by the military coup there should quell their fear and return to a country that is their “Best Friend Forever” and even has its own “Happiness Street … Continue reading

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Unrest in Thailand and Vietnam keeps holidaymakers away – Financial Times

Unrest in Thailand and Vietnam keeps holidaymakers awayFinancial TimesTourists scared away from Thailand by the military coup there should quell their fear and return to a country that is their “Best Friend Forever” and even has its own “Happiness Street … Continue reading

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Can Everton Mount A Genuine Challenge For 4th Place?

Can Everton Mount A Genuine Challenge For 4th Place? – originally posted on Soccerlens.com Everton broke their transfer record last night to secure the services of Romelu Lukaku from Chelsea in a deal worth 28 million pounds. By shelling out … Continue reading

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Missing Vietnamese asylum seeker boys ‘desperate’, says former principal – The Guardian

The Guardian Missing Vietnamese asylum seeker boys 'desperate', says former principalThe GuardianThe Vietnamese boys were sent to the detention centre about a month ago. The principal of Woodville High School in Adelaide, Meredith Edwards, said staff and students at the … Continue reading

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Israel Calls Up 16000 Reservists to Replenish Forces in Gaza – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal Israel Calls Up 16000 Reservists to Replenish Forces in GazaWall Street JournalAn Israeli soldier carries a shell at an army deployment area along the border between Israel and the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip on Thursday. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images. … Continue reading

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Paris porno cinema makes lone stand against the Web

PARIS (Reuters) – In a shabby cinema tucked away in a backstreet of central Paris, a crowd of aging devotees are putting up quiet resistance to the might of on-line pornography. Reuters: Entertainment News

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