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Why This Priest Wants to Stop Using the Word “Christmas” and Replace It with Another

If you think Christmas has become largely about stressful gift-giving and a nearly two-month-long Christmas sales season, with little of Christ and his message, you are not alone. A Catholic priest from Ireland called on Christians to accept that they have “lost Christmas,” urging them to abandon the word completely. Why? Father Desmond O’Donnell believes that the word has lost ... Read More »

iOS 11.2 Said to Bring Faster Wireless Charging to iPhone X, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus

Apple appears all set to enable faster wireless charging on the iPhone X, iPhone 8, and the iPhone 8 Plus with the upcoming iOS 11.2. The new experience is reported to be 50 percent faster than the present wireless charging feature that delivers 5W of power. With the iOS 11.2 update, which is presently available in a developer beta version, Apple looks set to enable ... Read More »

iPhone X Face ID Fooled on Video, Fails to Identify Between Mother and Son

While Face ID, Apple’s native facial recognition technology, is one of the key compelling features of the iPhone X, it seems to have some loopholes. Some security researchers have already claimed to have fooled Face ID with 3D-printed masks. And now, a mother and her 10-year-old son show how Face ID can be fooled, failing to secure the experience between family members. At the time ... Read More »

Christchurch’s long wait for its sports and swimming venue

ANALYSIS: A decade is a long time for a city to wait for sporting facilities. By the time the metro sports facility opens in 2021, a generation of Christchurch sportspeople will have come of age without the amenities many modern cities take for granted. The new facility is to replace QEII Park lost in the 2011 earthquakes, and cater for everyday and high-performance use, both ... Read More »

Protect net neutrality and Internet freedom: World Wide Web inventor

How do you use the World Wide Web? People use it for all kinds of different things: to read email, post an update on social media, check in to a work meeting, navigate to a destination, enjoy a favorite song or album. It’s your choice. When I invented the World Wide Web as an information sharing system in 1989, I aimed to ... Read More »

Nancy Armour joins Sports Feed on Tuesday to talk NFL and College Football

CHICAGO – One of the great things about having Nancy Armour on Sports Feed is her versatility. The USA Today columnist has the ability to discuss a number of different topics that she covers around the country, from college football, college basketball, and the National Football League. Jarrett Payton discussed all three of those topics  with Nancy on Tuesday’s Sports ... Read More »

Xiaomi Reveals Redmi Note 4, Mi MIX 2, Mi 6, and Other Singles’ Day Deals

Xiaomi has announced deals on several of its smartphones on the eve of Singles’ Day sales in China. The Singles’ Day sales happen every year on 11th of November (11/11) and see a lot of companies offering discounts on their products on Ali Express, and is majorly promoted by Alibaba Group. The Chinese company is offering discounts on Mi MIX 2 and Mi ... Read More »

College students today value education less and money more: study

What drives you most can ultimately determine your success. And, according to a paper highlighted by The British Psychology Society, millennials pursuing higher education in the U.S. are more motivated than previous generations by making money. Researchers from San Diego State University came to the conclusion after assessing surveys of incoming college freshman conducted between 1971 and 2014. Over eight million students in total, ... Read More »

Education, trust and economic measurement

When James Kassaga Arinaitwe first started working in international development, he focussed on global health. The motivations behind that choice were very personal — six members of his family had died from disease by the time he was 10 years old. But in his native country of Uganda, he soon ran into problems that made him rethink his decision. “I ... Read More »

Sony A7R III Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera Launched With Faster Burst, Improved Focus Speeds, and More

HIGHLIGHTS It features a 42.4-megapixel full-frame sensor Continuous shooting is now up to 10fps with 399 PDAF points The A7R III will ship in November for $3,200 Sony may have its brand new flagship A9 full-frame camera to brag about but that doesn’t mean its forgotten about its very popular A7 series. At an event in New York, the company announced the A7R ... Read More »