A pregnant woman was operated upon by two trainee surgeons and weeks after the surgery, the woman died. Her husband has described a `litany of errors' under the NHS experience that left the man `revolted'.
The trainee surgeons were suppose to remove her appendix but they removed her ovary instead.
Fifty-three-year-old Adelino De Jesus stated that his wife's death could have been avoided but the step taken to sort out the problem that happened during the surgery took place too late.
On Monday, at its 2013 WWDC event, Apple introduced its much-rumored iTune Radio service, which will be an Internet radio service that will personalize the users' music on the basis of what they have listened to and what they have purchased on iTunes.
The unveiling of the iTunes Radio service by Apple marks the company's long-anticipated foray into the streaming music service arena, which is presently dominated by Pandora, Spotify, Rhapsody and Google's last-month-released `All Access' on-demand subscription music service.
In a Thursday blog post pertaining to its Xbox One gaming console, Microsoft said that its forthcoming next-generation console will be able to play used games; a disclosure which puts to rest the worries of gamers as well as video game retailers like GameStop, which trade in used games.
The blog post by Microsoft implies that the video game disc which the users purchase will not be limited to one Xbox One console alone; and that the gamers can - much like what they were able to do in the past - share or trade in the games that they have bought for other used games.
About fifty per cent of the GPs are affecting their mental health as they face a risk of burning out massively. The majority of these GPs state that they don't believe that they are influencing others' lives in a positive way at all. A survey stated this after questioning 1800 GPs.
The survey states that the risk of getting burnt out highly is faced by 43 per cent of the GPs. The chances of this are more among those who have partners and those working in deprived areas.
In its latest move to improve the security of its users' accounts, LinkedIn social network for professionals introduced an optional service called two-factor authentication on Friday.
LinkedIn's announcement of the two-factor authentication service comes nearly a week after a similar service was introduced by popular microblogging site Twitter following a series of high-profile cyber-attacks on its users.
In a recommendation to the state governments, the US Department of Transportation has said that self-driving car technology has not yet reached a stage at which the technology can be authorized for use by the public for general driving.
According to bigwig US carrier Verizon Wireless, two new handsets that it started selling this month are capable of taking advantage of the carrier's next network upgrade - Advanced Wireless Service (AWS) - which can increase Internet speeds by around two times.
The two handsets - which will be the first smartphone to work on Verizon's next network - are: the Nokia Lumia 928, which went on sale earlier this month; and the Samsung Galaxy S4, which hit the markets last week.
According to a Financial Times report, a number of companies have pulled their advertising campaigns from the Facebook social network after they found that their ads were appearing alongside offensive photos and posts.
Among the firms - nearly 15 in number - that have removed their ads from Facebook are Nissan UK, Specialty Natural Medicine, eReader Utopia, and UK-based Nationwide. The reason behind the removal of ads by these companies was that their ads appeared next to misogynistic content.
In a move which marks a noteworthy triumph for women's rights activists, social network Facebook said in a Tuesday statement that it would update its policies on hate speech, as well as ensure that content creators are made more accountable. In addition, Facebook also said that it will also give proper training to the staff to make them more responsive to complaints.
According to the latest statistics released by market research firm Strategy Analytics, South Korean device manufacturer Samsung has, for the fifth successive quarter, maintained its dominance in the smartphone market in China. The company has also surpassed its own single-quarter sales record by selling over 10 million smartphones during the first quarter of this year.
On Wednesday, Internet search giant Google updated its Drive for Android app, enhancing it with a new look and noteworthy new features that will chiefly facilitate the users in storing and accessing their files on the go.
The updated Drive for Android app - which is available for download from Google Play - now boasts a revamped user interface, with the Drive files displayed in a "simple card-style." Users who want to see bigger previews, so that they can easily find and review the specific files, can now swipe between photos and other files.
In an initial funding round led by True Ventures, an amount of $3 million has been raised by Basho co-founder Antony Falco for launching Orchestrate. io database API, which is similar to Twilio in the sense that it is capable of easing the complexity related to the addition of features to mobile and web applications.
The $3 million funds raised by Basho in the funding round - in which Frontline Ventures and Resonant Venture Partners also participated - will essentially go towards getting Orchestrate's existing solution into production as well as hiring more engineers.
According to the Lundberg Survey of fuel prices released on Sunday, the last two weeks witnessed a sharp increase in the price of one gallon of gasoline in the US. The rise in the gasoline prices comes amid outages at the refineries in the Midwest and the West Coast.
Going by the figures released by the Lundberg Survey, the average price of one gallon of regular gasoline in the US on Sunday was $3.66; while the average cost of midgrade and premium was $3.84 per gallon and $3.98 per gallon respectively.
In what apparently is the latest cyberattack launched by the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) hacktivist group, the hawkers targeted The Financial Times on Friday, breaking into a number of the company's Twitter accounts and blog headlines.
As a part of their cyberattack on The Financial Times, the SEA hackers managed to change the headlines of posts on the company's blog posts to "Hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army." Moreover, on one of The Financial Times' Twitter accounts, the hackers posted a link to a video execution on YouTube.
According to the most recent market data released by IDC on Thursday, the contribution of Apple iOS in the 2013 first-quarter shipments of smartphones was 17.3 percent; a figure which marks a fall from the 23 percent share which iOS had in smartphone shipments in the same quarter last year.
However, going by the statistics released by Apple last month, the January-March quarter of 2013 was the company's strongest ever first quarter so far as shipments volume is concerned. Apple revealed that its first quarter shipments had touched a record high of 37.4 million iPhones.
At the start of its annual Google I/O conference on Wednesday, Google unveiled a `pure' Android Galaxy S4 smartphone, which will be a special edition, stock Android version of Samsung's flagship handset.
According to the details shared by Google, the Samsung Galaxy S4 - like other Galaxy models sold in the US - will run the Android OS 4.2 version. However, the S4 will differ from the other Galaxy handsets in the sense that it will run a `pure' version of Android, sans either Samsung's custom software like the TouchWiz interface or the software included from different carriers.
In a Tuesday blog post, Microsoft officials shared information about some of the expected features of the company's next edition of its Windows Phone 8 operating system, which is being referred to as the General Distribution Release 2, or `GDR2.'
Although the next Windows Phone 8 OS update has not formally been called the GRD2 update, the Microsoft officials have nonetheless hinted in the recent blog post that the update will likely be released to existing Windows Phone 8 users "later this summer."
Online retail giant Amazon disclosed in a Monday statement that it has worked out a deal for the acquisition of Liquavista, the company which manufactures "electrowetting" display panels. The financial terms of the deal have, however, not been officially disclosed.
With the "electrowetting" technology used by Liquavista basically aimed at developing color displays for e-readers as well as portable media players, the Digital Reader has reported that the first commercially available "electrowetting" display panels will likely hit the markets some time this year.
With Google's annual I/O event just round the corner, an AndroidPolice report has revealed that Google is apparently set to challenge Apple's Game Center with its own gaming hub, which - due to absence of any official disclosure - is being tentatively referred to as `Google Play Games.'
The AndroidPolice report is based on a tear down of newly-released Android application package (APK) files for `Play Services,' the surreptitious grunt app which deals with app updates and other similar things.
In an indication that online retail giant Amazon is apparently planning to expand its hardware portfolio beyond its existing lineup of Kindle devices, a Wall Street Journal (WSJ) report has revealed that Amazon is working on two smartphones.
Disclosing that the Amazon Lab 126 Cupertino campus is currently working on two handsets, WSJ report, citing unidentified sources "familiar with the company's plans," said that one of the handsets being developed by Amazon is the 4.7-inch Amazon Kindle Phone.
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