Articles by Destini

Twice in my life I tried seeking help when I was feeling suicidal: once from an in-person counselor, and once from a phone based hotline. Both services failed to provide the support I needed, and I left the experience feeling just as bad, if not worse. Thanks to mobile technology…

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption No medical data was made vulnerable in the breach, Bupa said A Bupa employee inappropriately copied and removed information relating to 547,000 international health insurance plan customers, the company has said. The data included names, dates of birth, nationalities, some contact and administrative information…

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWATCH: Luxury phone-maker Vertu collapses A British-based company that made smartphones costing thousands of pounds will be liquidated after a plan to save it failed. Vertu was known for its high-end, jewel-encrusted handsets, but recently faced financial difficulties. The company’s liquidation will…

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Hinkley Point in Somerset is to be the site of a new nuclear power station The UK could have an “association agreement” with the EU to replace its membership of Europe’s nuclear agency, Brexit Secretary David Davis has suggested. Mr Davis told the BBC…

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Big data and related technology are transforming the way businesses approach data analysis. While the sheer volume of data from its disparate sources have made data analysis and the process of extracting insights a challenging task for businesses, there are a few data-driven companies that can give us inspiration and direction. Booking.com has always been at…

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Image copyright HBO Image caption Thandie Newton plays Maeve, who runs a brothel at a saloon Westworld leads the drama nominations at this year’s Emmy Awards, with its British stars Sir Anthony Hopkins and Thandie Newton among the nominees. The HBO sci-fi series has 22 nominations in total, while comedy…

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Image copyright Reuters Image caption The girls were planning to participate via Skype if they were not allowed entry A group of Afghan school girls taking part in a robotics competition in the US have been granted visas to attend it, after their initial applications were denied, US media said….

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Image copyright Getty Images Google will not have to pay 1.1bn euros (£970m) in back taxes, after the technology giant won a legal case brought by the French authorities. A court in Paris ruled that the internet search firm’s Irish subsidiary was not liable for tax in France. Google employs…

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