Apple’s iOS 11 Helps iPads Catch Up With Ultrabooks, Surface Tablets

TechWeek Europe | 2017-09-22

ANALYSIS: The new version of Apple’s mobile operating system is a useful upgrade for the iPhone, but it also adds significant capabilities to the iPad ......

Sites Required To Shift Over To Https With SSL Certificates | 2017-09-22

Most sites will have to move to https with an SSL certificate before next month’s deadline, Domain Name Wire reported Thursday. Once the deadline passes, Google’s Chrome browser will display a “not secure” warning page when a page without a form is visited, the report said. This would include...


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Walmart Tests Service Allowing Delivery Workers To Unload Groceries Into Your Fridge | 2017-09-22

Delivery employees dropping off groceries from Walmart, may soon be able to deliver them into your kitchen and unload them into your refrigerator — even when you’re not home, according to The Washington Post. The world’s largest retailer unveiled its pilot delivery program in Silicon Valley on...

US stock indexes waver in early trading; oil flat

The Journal | 2017-09-22

The major U.S. stock indexes wavered in early trading Friday as losses by technology companies mostly outweighed gains by oil companies. Financial stocks also headed lower as bond yields declined. Oil prices were flat. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index was down less than 1 point to...


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Discovery of a new genetic syndrome which predisposes the body to cancer

Science Daily | 2017-09-22

A new syndrome caused by biallelic mutations -- those produced in both gene copies inherited from the mother and father -- in the FANCM gene predisposes the body to the appearance of tumors and causes rejection to chemotherapy treatments. Contrary to what scientists believed, the gene does not cause...

Common ear infections don't need antibiotics, health watchdog says

The Guardian | 2017-09-22

Children should not be routinely given antibiotics for ear infections, watchdog says, amid concerns about overuse reducing effectiveness of antibiotics...


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China to develop 42 world-class universities

People Daily | 2017-09-21

Tsinghua University Chinese authorities on Thursday released a selected list of universities and colleges, which will participate in the country’s construction plan of world-class universities and first-class disciplines. The plan, also known as the “Double-First Class” initiative, aims to...


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Yuki Bhambri eager to extend Davis Cup run

Deccan Chronicle | 2017-09-12

New Delhi: Having racked up a series of strong performances since returning from a six-month injury lay-off, Yuki Bhambri will look to continue his good run when India take on hosts Canada in a Davis Cup World Group play-off tie in Edmonton, Canada, on Friday. The Delhi boy, who has twice broken...

Moya backs US Open champion Nadal to keep challenging for grand slams

AOL | 2017-09-11

Carlos Moya is confident Rafael Nadal can continue to challenge for grand slams despite his advancing years. After an injury-plagued 2016, Nadal's fortunes improved drastically this year, on Sunday adding the...

Roger, Rafa team up in European union

China Daily | 2017-09-22

Legendary pair become doubles partners at inaugural Laver Cup PRAGUE - Long-time rivals Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will achieve a career first in Prague this weekend when they play sideby-side in the Laver Cup, a Ryder Cup golf-style event featuring Team Europe against Team World. Nadal and...

Manchester United expecting Amazon, Facebook interest in EPL rights

The Times of India | 2017-09-22

Manchester United is anticipating Amazon and Facebook to pursue broadcast rights for the English Premier League. Soccer's wealthiest competition is preparing to sell rights for games for the 2019-2022 cycle, with the most valuable domestic rights due to be auctioned early in 2018. The rights to show...

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Top Stories | 2017-09-22

Zambia Fears Potential Humanitarian Crisis As Refugees Continue To Flee Congo

The Zambian presidency expressed concerns Friday a humanitarian crisis may be looming after more than 6,000 refugees fleeing turmoil in Democratic Republic of...

RTE | 2017-09-22

UN estimates $200m needed to help Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

A senior UN official has said an estimated $200 million would be needed to help Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh for six months. Bangladesh and aid...

U.S. Is not Ready for the End of War in Syria

It is not a secret that the American government has been supporting terrorist groups during the entire Syrian conflict. One of these days, another fact proving...

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Alternet | 2017-09-22

Paul Krugman: The GOP Is Really This Diseased

The newest Trumpcare bill tells you everything you need to know about the Republican Party. The...

The Washington Post | 2017-09-22

President Trump actually is making us crazy

He is causing, or at least aggravating, mental-health problems on both sides and that is a challenge...

Alternet | 2017-09-22

Right-Wing 'Free Speech Week' at Berkeley Goes Down in Spectacular Flames

Would-be participants are pointing fingers in all directions. A four-day parade of right-wing...

Alternet | 2017-09-22

Just What is a ‘Dotard’ Anyway?

You'll need a very old Korean-English dictionary to figure out what Kim Jong-un was trying to call...

The Washington Post | 2017-09-22

How Puerto Rican hurricanes devastate many and enrich a few

The political and economic status of the island make it vulnerable after a storm. ......

The Washington Post | 2017-09-22

How Trump is helping to save our democracy

He has jolted us to address the decay in our civic culture and institutions. ......