June 2016 ~ THE HAIPHONG POST - Breaking News of World


Sunday, June 12, 2016

Euro 2016: English and Russian fans clash in Marseille

Several England fans were hospitalised after the clashes inside the stadium on Saturday. At least 20 people have been taken to hospital after English and Russian football fans clashed with each other and with French riot police in the French port city of Marseille.

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Tokyo Thrift: Infobar is the most beautiful series of phones ever made

I know the question of the most beautiful phone ever made is a deeply personal one. The starkly minimalist iPhone 4 would be a good shout for many. Or the luxurious pillowy plastic of the Nokia N9. But if you ask me, the distinction goes to various members of a unique and very Japanese line of phones that’s lasted well over a decade.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Altering the deal: why Tony Fadell left Nest — and Alphabet

Last Friday’s news that Nest CEO Tony Fadell would be leaving the company he founded with Matt Rogers and stepping into an advisory role seemed like the culmination of months of stories about Nest’s demanding culture — particularly the frank displeasure of former Dropcam CEO Greg Duffy, who openly regretted selling his company to Nest. These reports have largely focused on Fadell, whose management style has been polarizing. But another dynamic playing out may have been even more important, according to interviews with insiders: Google's restructuring into Alphabet last year, which placed new financial pressures on Nest to perform that some say limited its ability to innovate.

Hillary Clinton is now within reach of the White House, and a huge milestone in US history

Hillary Clinton is now the presumptive nominee for the Democratic Party, and the first woman to top a major US party ticket. The former Secretary of State is estimated to have secured the 2,383 delegates she needs to clinch the nomination, putting her well ahead of rival Bernie Sanders after a contentious primary season. Though Sanders insists he’s still taking the fight to the Democratic Convention next month, Clinton is now set to face presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump in the general election.