5G internet is 'beginning of the fourth industrial revolution', CEO of $23 billion telecoms firm says
5G will be the platform linking "billions" of internet-connected devices, Kaan Terzioğlu, the chief executive of Turkcell, told CNBC on Thursday. More »CNBC - 2 hours 29 minutes ago
After a few timid signs of warming, Sino-Indian relations seem to be headed for the freezer. While Beijing refuses to take Indian security concerns seriously, New Delhi may have decided to take the Chinese challenge head-on. To complicate matters for India, its erstwhile ally Russia, which has become a close friend of China, is showing interest in establishing closer ties with Pakistan. More »Business Insider UK - 3 hours ago
China will hold a clean and green Winter Olympics when it hosts the games in 2022, an event that will also help regional peace and stability, President Xi Jinping told the head of the International Olympic Committee. Beijing and the nearby city of Zhangjiakou won the right to host the Games in 2015. While Beijing hosted the 2008 Summer Games to wide acclaim, its bid for the Winter Games was dogged by concern over numerous issues, such as corruption, the city's notorious smog, a lack of snow and China's poor human rights record. More »Reuters - 5 hours ago
US World Cup winner Heather O'Reilly joins Arsenal Ladies as she hails Gunners' 'tradition of excellence'
Arsenal Ladies today announced the signing of former USA midfielder Heather O’Reilly in time for the 2017 Women’s Super League Spring Series. The 32-year-old, her country’s eighth most capped player with 231 caps and 47 goals to her name, retired from international duty last year having won the 2015 World Cup and three Olympics golds. O’Reilly said: “Having come over to Arsenal last year to train, I was very impressed with the club. More »Evening Standard - 11 hours ago
British sprinter James Ellington said he was lucky to be alive after he and team mate Nigel Levine were seriously injured in a road traffic accident in Tenerife. "I truly am blessed as I do not know how me or my training partner Nigel are still alive," Ellington, 31, said on Instagram in a message accompanying an image of him in a hospital bed. "Me and him are both strong characters and will be looking to bounce back from this horrific accident." British Athletics said both were conscious and stable. More »Reuters - 12 hours ago