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Sensible fans are bailing over sports’ depraved indifference

Carmelo AnthonyAP At 33 years of age and an NBA pro since 2004, Carmelo Anthony is still keeping both sides in the game. Sunday at home against the Timberwolves, Anthony hit a 3-pointer with 4.7 seconds left to give the Thunder a 113-112 lead. He then strutted around making with his three-shots-to-the-head gesture. But he was so busy kissing his ... Read More »

Apple Hit by Trademark Lawsuit Over iPhone X’s Animoji Feature

HIGHLIGHTS A Japanese tech company called Emonster kk has sued Apple over trademark Emonste kk has alleged that Apple stole the term ‘Animoji’ The Animoji feature is available on iPhone X A Japanese software company is suing Apple Inc in a US court over the trademark for the term “animoji”, alleging the US technology company stole the name to use on a feature of ... Read More »

Apple, Foxconn to Meet Over iPhone X Production Issues: Report

Apple Chief Operating Officer (COO) Jeff Williams is scheduled to meet Foxconn Chairman Terry  Gou during his visit to Taiwan later this month to discuss issues  affecting the production of the “super premium” iPhone X, reports said  on Saturday. “The meeting comes at a time when iPhone X production continues to be plagued by problems with the dot projector, a component in the 3-D sensor module used ... Read More »

‘Stick to sports’ is over, thanks to President Trump

Bad news for sports fans who wish their sports would remain politics-free: the nation’s lead politician has fired off his own sports hot take, and that means “stick to sports” is dead and gone. During a Friday night rally in Alabama, President Trump took a moment to focus on the NFL, and in just a few paragraphs obliterated whatever lines ... Read More »

Focus on Education, Don’t Squabble Over Meat Eating, Says Nobel Laureate ‘Venky’

“All this sectarian squabble about who eats what kind of meat and all this religious antagonism between different groups is harmful to the country,” Venkatraman Ramakrishnan said. Venkatraman Ramakrishnan. Courtesy: Somerville College website New Delhi: Nobel laureate in chemistry Venkatraman Ramakrishnan has said that Indian should spend more time thinking about education, particularly in science and technology, and not be caught up ... Read More »

Chelsea in talks with Swansea over Fernando Llorente

Chelsea are in talks with Swansea over a deal for striker Fernando Llorente, according to Sky sources. Sky Sports News understands there has been no official bid from Everton for the former Spain international at this stage, despite reports linking the Toffees with a move. Llorente trained with Swansea on Wednesday but the Welsh club are lining up a move for ... Read More »

DoT to meet handset makers over GPS in mobile phones

The government has made it mandatory for installing the Global Positioning System (GPS) that enables tracking of the device’s location in all mobile phones, including feature phones, sold in the country, beginning January 1 next year. Rishi Ranjan Kala The department of telecommunications (DoT) is expected to meet handset manufacturers next week over concerns raised by the industry over the ... Read More »

Are robots taking over the world’s finance jobs?

The year is 2030. You’re in a business school lecture hall, where just a handful of students are attending a finance class. The dismal turnout has nothing to with professorial style, school ranking or subject matter. Students simply aren’t enrolled, because there are no jobs out there for finance majors. Today, finance, accounting, management and economics are among universities’ most popular subjects worldwide, particularly at graduate level, due ... Read More »

In Milford, a fight over Christmas in June

When the Elf on the Shelf appeared in Deborah Seri’s daughter’s classroom in Milford last December, she took her complaint to the superintendent. Seri’s family is Jewish, and the Christmas character made her second-grader uncomfortable. “My daughter was the only one in the class who didn’t celebrate Christmas,” Seri said. “It made her feel awkward; it made her feel like ... Read More »

Christmas bills: Fight over holiday display costs taxpayers $450,000

Plantation Councilman Jerry Fadgen wants an attorney who specializes in legal bills to study invoices in a lawsuit over the Hyatt family’s Christmas display. A symbol of Christmas joy has turned into a nearly half-million-dollar legal bill for Plantation taxpayers. The city last year lost its lawsuit against a couple over a massive Christmas display, but its legal fees amounted ... Read More »