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Michael Shields

Michael Shields

    Austrian gravesites get a digital twist
    Austrian gravesites get a digital twist
    All you need is a smartphone equipped with a scanner to read the so-called "quick response" (QR) codes – the square of squiggles...
    Swimmers thumb nose at Nazi tormentors
    Swimmers thumb nose at Nazi tormentors
    Having escaped the Holocaust as boys, two 80-year-old Jewish doctors from the United States have returned to Vienna to swim in the European Maccabi...
    Cerberus to buy majority of Chrysler for $7,4bn
    Cerberus to buy majority of Chrysler for $7,4bn
    Private equity firm Cerberus will buy the majority of DaimlerChrysler's struggling Chrysler Group for $7,4-billion, a fraction of the $36-billion...
    Blackmail charges fly as Swiss plan gold fund vote
    Blackmail charges fly as Swiss plan gold fund vote
    Switzerland's generosity and humanitarian tradition will be put to the test next Sunday when voters decide how to use billions of dollars rolling...