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All they want to do is cradle their newborn baby in their arms.
But Bedlington parents Carly Walker and Ryan Murphy have been forced to watch from the sidelines as their daughter fights for her life.
Little Ayda Faith Murphy was born prematurely on March 31, weighing just 4lbs, at Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary.
Rushed for her first operation straight after birth and another at just four days old, she's battling terrifying odds after being diagnosed with a series of incredibly rare birth defects.
An almost unique variant of gastroschisis, a defect of the abdominal wall, has left her intestines pushing up into her chest - a condition doctors estimate is suffered by no more than 10 babies worldwide.
Meanwhile, her heart appears to have flipped over and lies on the wrong side of her chest, while she's receiving oxygen from a machine due to her underdeveloped lungs.
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Rumours of the imminent launch of the Samsung Gear smart-watch are reported confirmed by a senior Sammy executive:-
So - with the launch of the Galaxy Note 3 too - a week tomorrow will be an interesting day!
Here's some press video just shot at Computex (no sound). Many of the devices shown are using the new Haswell architecture CPUs, and the power savings are obvious from the reduced form factors. With the 14nm die shrink next year "real" computers can only continue to get even lighter and more powerful. Notice too the odd Intel powered phone - ARM is going to be sidelined over the next decade. We'll see a lot of this stuff in the shops before year-end.