Someone is harassing MSF in Rakhine State Myanmar, but it’s a secret who

Someone is harassing MSF in Rakhine State Myanmar, but it’s a secret who

When it comes to bizarre media releases it’s hard to go past one issued today (Nov 5) by international humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) breathlessly titled MSF prevented from reaching most communities affected by violence in Rakhine State (formerly Arakan State), western Myanmar. The press release, issued by MSF Bangkok, states: “As MSF medical […]

Apple’s Leopard redefines the PC workspace

If ever a reason was needed to buy a Macintosh computer Apple’s latest release of its operating system (OS), code named Leopard, provides plenty of incentive. According to Apple more than two million copies of Leopard were sold in the first weekend following its release and users are finding it lives up to all of […]

Telstra Australia…redefining the journalist/pr relationship

Telstra Australia…redefining the journalist/pr relationship

The relationship between public relations representatives and journalists has always been a tenuous one at the best of times, but one can only wonder at the level of total incompetence and bizarre actions of Telstra Australia in its dealings with the media. Earlier this year Australian Personal Computer (APC) magazine web editor, Dan Warne, published […]

Nerve growth trials bring hope

Trials about to get underway in the UK may soon enable doctors to regenerate injured nerves in people and bring damaged limbs and organs back to life. The trials follow the successful transformation of fat tissue stem cells into nerve cells by a team at the University of Manchester. In a study published in the […]