Who built Dick Smith's House of Cards?

Who built Dick Smith's House of Cards?

The scorecard in the Dick Smith game of deception versus incompetence is a hard one to read, with the outcome to determine which was responsible for the demise of the once-iconic electronics retailer. Both sides scored well during this week’s witness examinations, which are raking over the events leading up to the collapse. For the incompetence team former Dick Smith director Jamie Tomlinson stepped onto the field to give his account of what went down. Pretty simple thesis really – it was the chief executive Nick Abboud’s lack of skill that was to…

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Perth man in Bali dies during massage

Perth man in Bali dies during massage

A FORMER Perth man who was living in Bali has died suddenly while receiving a massage. Kim Hunter, 62, passed away from what is believed to be natural causes while getting a massage. It is understood that Mr Hunter was originally from Perth but had been living on the popular tourist island and had a Balinese girlfriend. Source link

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Robot operates inside eye in world first 'fairy tale' surgery

Robot operates inside eye in world first 'fairy tale' surgery

Posted September 10, 2016 08:39:33 External Link: PRECEYES Surgical System Related Story: Paralysis partly reversed using brain-controlled robotics A man in Britain had the vision in one of his eyes restored after surgeons used a robot to operate inside a patient’s eye for the first time. The robot, which filters out hand tremors, allowing delicate procedures to be carried out with greater precision, was used to peel back a membrane a hundredth of a millimetre thick on patient Bill Beaver’s retina. Mr Beaver said he was amazed by the “fairy…

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Ukraine picks Kiev as Eurovision host city (The West Australian)

Ukraine picks Kiev as Eurovision host city (The West Australian)

KIEV, AP –The West Australianon September 9, 2016, 8:03 pm Ukraine has announced that next year’s Eurovision Song Contest will take place in its capital, Kiev. Ukraine is the host after Ukrainian singer Jamala won this year’s event in a moment of national pride for this former Soviet republic. The 2017 organising committee announced on Friday that Kiev has beaten the Black Sea city of Odessa in the race to host the competition. There had also been suggestions that Ukraine would name a city in the Russia-occupied Crimea as the…

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How Federer inspires wheelchair ace

How Federer inspires wheelchair ace

“I have always been a huge fan of Roger Federer,” the 24-year-old Paralympian and No. 3 ranked wheelchair tennis player told CNN earlier this year. “I used to always love watching those battles with (Rafael) Nadal … (his) elegance on the court. He’s the one that I always look up to.” Reid already has four grand slam titles to his name from 2016. He picked up the Australian Open singles crown in January before winning the French Open doubles title alongside playing partner Shingo Kunieda in June. Two more titles…

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