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Dark tattoos daunt Apple Watch

May 1, 2015

Dark tattoos daunt Apple Watch

Apple aficionados who are also fans of body art are finding out that dark tattoos can daunt the iconic company’s hot new smartwatch. An online Apple support page on Thursday warned that “ink, pattern, and saturation of some tattoos can block light from the ...

May 1, 2015

Asiana resumes Hiroshima flights after hard landing incident

Asiana Airlines on Thursday resumed service from Incheon near Seoul to Hiroshima Airport, more than two weeks after one of its airliners skidded off the runway after a hard landing. A flight from Incheon arrived at the airport Thursday evening, while the airline will ...

Apr 30, 2015

Industrial output for March dips 0.3%

Factory output fell by a less than expected 0.3 percent in March, preliminary data showed Thursday, but figure was nevertheless weak and underscored the uncertainty of a recovery for the world’s No. 3 economy. The drop in industrial output was caused mainly by sluggish ...

Nikkei dives as U.S. slows, BOJ holds on stimulus

Apr 30, 2015

Nikkei dives as U.S. slows, BOJ holds on stimulus

Stocks in Tokyo posted steep losses Thursday as the Bank of Japan decided not to step up monetary easing, darkening investor sentiment already alarmed by weak U.S. gross domestic product data. The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average lost 538.94 points, or 2.69 percent, from Tuesday ...

Microsoft to embrace Apple, Android in major strategy shift

Apr 30, 2015

Microsoft to embrace Apple, Android in major strategy shift

Microsoft hopes to get more people using the next version of its Windows software on all kinds of devices by giving them access to many of the same apps they’re already using on Apple or Android phones. In a major strategy shift, a top ...