News Headlines - 30 October 2015

BBC Sport - Fifa 'should repay' Australia failed 2022 World Cup bid costs

Fifa should repay the money spent by Australia on its failed 2022 World Cup bid, according to a whistleblower who worked on the campaign.

Greg Dyke criticises BBC and ITV | The Times

Greg Dyke condemned the BBC and ITV yesterday for failing to follow the lead of commercial sponsors in confronting corruption in football’s world governing body.

Toshiba to sell sensor business to Sony, overhaul chip unit | Reuters

Japan's Toshiba Corp said on Wednesday it will sell its image sensor business to Sony Corp and overhaul its unprofitable semiconductor businesses as it works to recover from a $1.3 billion accounting scandal.

Nintendo announces its first smartphone game, but is it too little too late? | ExtremeTech

During a meeting with investors earlier this week, Nintendo unveiled its very first smartphone game. Dubbed “Miitomo,” this free-to-play game lets you use an adorable avatar to interact with your friends without investing in Nintendo hardware... Unfortunately, we won’t be seeing a Nintendo game on smartphones this year. While we expected Nintendo and DeNA’s first release to ship at the end of 2015, it is now officially delayed until March of 2016.

These Charts Explain Why China Scrapped Its One-Child Policy - Bloomberg Business

Here are charts showing statistics and projections that may have pushed Communist Party leaders toward the change as they met in Beijing this week to hash out an economic framework for the next five years.
Declining birth rate
Shrinking pool of workers
Aging population








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