A boy from Coventry has become the youngest computer specialist in the world.
Ayan Qureshi is now a Microsoft Certified Professional after passing the tech giant’s exam when he was just five years old.
Ayan, now six, whose father is an IT consultant, has set up his own computer network at home.
Continue reading Five-year-old passes Microsoft exam
(CNN) — Snapchat may be the latest application with a new mobile payment feature launched this week, but the idea that made Snapcash possible was spawned more than seven years ago in Africa. Continue reading Africa’s mobile money makes its way to Europe with M-Pesa
Tallahassee, Florida (CNN) — Gunshots rattled a peaceful, packed Florida State University library early Thursday, with three people getting hurt as hundreds of students huddled between bookshelves before police encountered and killed the gunman outside. Continue reading Gunman reported at Florida State University campus
Gov. Andrew Cuomo deployed the National Guard to clear roads as some upstate New York motorists were trapped up to 24 hours after several feet of snow paralyzed certain regions. Winter hit much of the nation a little early, feeling much more like January than November, according to the National Weather Service. Continue reading 7 dead as winter weather pummels country with freezing or below temperatures in all 50 states, snow buries upstate New York
The century-old practice of giving oxygen to a heart attack patient could be causing more harm than good, with a study showing patients may suffer a 20 per cent increase in damage to heart tissue if given oxygen.
A study of 411 patients treated by Ambulance Victoria MICA (Mobile Intensive Care Ambulance) paramedics found that routinely providing oxygen to someone having a heart attack was of no benefit and, in some cases, could cause further damage to the heart muscle.
The study of MRI scans showed an increase in heart damage after six months for patients given oxygen.
The results were released overnight at the American Heart Association conference in Chicago, which was one of the world’s leading medical conferences.
For more than 100 years, doctors and nurses have routinely administered oxygen to patients who are having a heart attack.
Co-researcher and Ambulance Victoria paramedic Ziad Nehme said the belief was that the oxygen would reach damaged heart tissue and lead to smaller heart attacks. Continue reading Ambulance Victoria in Australia study questions practice of giving oxygen to heart attack patients
(CNN) — A Honduran beauty queen who went missing just days before she was set to head off to participate in the Miss World pageant has been found dead, along with her sister, a patrolman from the Honduras National Criminal Investigations Office told CNN. Continue reading Honduran beauty queen found dead
Virgin Australia and Singapore Airlines have launched their world-first conversion between their respective frequent flyer programs, giving members of both the ability to transfer their points to obtain an ideal outcome. Continue reading Virgin Australia Velocity and Singapore Airlines Krisflyer frequent flyer members can now swap points between loyalty program
Australian Today show host Karl Stefanovic has made headlines around the world this week for wearing the same suit every day for a year in the name of feminism. But he’s so much more than a one-suit wonder… Continue reading The 34 Most Karl Stefanovic Things To Ever Happen
New Delhi (CNN) — Let’s hear it for “the man of the moment, the man of the millennium.”
That man is Narendra Modi, and those are the words with which an Australian public servant introduced India’s Prime Minister in Brisbane on Sunday.
“Modi, Modi, Modi,” chanted the crowd. Continue reading Modi: The man of the millennium?
President Obama plans to use executive actions in order to overhaul the nation’s immigration enforcement policies. Republicans said he is cutting them out of the policy change and will work to oppose it. Continue reading Obama Executive Action To Protect 5 Million From Being Deported