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Oscar Pistorius Given Five Years in Prison

published about 4 hours ago
Oscar Pistorius Given Five Years in Prison
A South African judge sentenced star athlete Oscar Pistorius to five years behind bars for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day last year.

iPad Air 2 Review: The Best Tablet Needs to Work Harder

published about 4 hours ago
iPad Air 2 Review: The Best Tablet Needs to Work Harder
The iPad Air 2’s quality screen and build make it the best tablet you can buy, but it needs to go beyond one-app-at-a-time functionality, writes Joanna Stern.

Hong Kong Talks Yield Scant Progress

published about 4 hours ago
Hong Kong Talks Yield Scant Progress
Student leaders met for the first time with government officials, drawing thousands to the street to watch the televised meeting, though neither side appeared willing to budge on core issues.

China's Slowdown Raises Pressure on Beijing

published about 4 hours ago
China's Slowdown Raises Pressure on Beijing
Analysis: China’s economic slowdown is widely expected to continue into next year, increasing pressure on Beijing to take more powerful measures to spur growth.

Sony Looking to Cut Smartphone Sales Target Again

published about 5 hours ago
Sony Looking to Cut Smartphone Sales Target Again
The Japanese electronics giant is considering slashing its smartphone sales target again, as the business struggles against competition, especially in emerging markets.