How Africa can play its hand – and redefine power relations with China – Mail & Guardian Africa

How Africa can play its hand – and redefine power relations with China – Mail & Guardian Africa

The British press has been devoting acres of coverage to a £1-billion foreign direct investment deal into Sheffield, a former mining town in northern England. Branded as an extension of the “golden era” of relations between Britain and China, the contract between Sheffield and Sichuan Guodong Construction Group has been heralded as a remarkable […]

Europe seeks life after Brexit as Merkel meets allies at sea – Chicago Tribune

The Italian aircraft carrier Giuseppe Garibaldi usually patrols the Mediterranean as the flagship of the European mission to save shipwrecked refugees. On Monday, it will host the leaders of Germany, France and Italy as they try to ensure the European Union doesn’t founder in the aftermath of Brexit. The meeting of Angela Merkel, Francois Hollande […]

Seriously, don’t drop your Galaxy Note 7 – The Verge

There’s nothing worse than the seemingly frozen moment after you’ve dropped your phone and have to gingerly pick it up off the floor, as you stare grimly at the face-down device and wonder whether or not your screen survived the landing this time. That Schrödinger-esque moment is apparently going to be even more […]

Google is moving Android to a regular maintenance release schedule, will continue using developer previews – Android Police

Google started the rollout of Android 7.0 Nougat today, but what about the next update? According to the Android developers blog, Google is working on moving Android to a regular maintenance update cycle over the next few quarters. The first Nougat maintenance update is already in process, and Google will make it available as a developer preview prior […]

Now Loading…Your Reaction on PS4 Slim – PlayStation LifeStyle

Now Loading…Your Reaction on PS4 Slim – PlayStation LifeStyle

August 22, 2016 Written by Alex Co In case you didn’t know, the existence of the PS4 Slim and images were leaked over the weekend by someone auctioning it off. While we have no idea where he got it and how, it’s confirmed now that it’s the real deal.  With that in mind, the PlayStation […]

Apple Acquires Personal Health Data Startup Gliimpse – Fast Company

Apple’s ambitions in the health sector continue to expand, with its digital health team making its first known acquisition—personal health data startup Gliimpse, Fast Company has learned. Silicon Valley-based Gliimpse has built a personal health data platform that enables any American to collect, personalize, and share a picture of their health data. The company was […]

We’re still blasting Tim Cook for no good reason – BGR

When Tim Cook assumed the CEO position at Apple five years ago, he was faced with an impossible task: follow in the footsteps of Steve Jobs. Indeed, given Jobs’ remarkable track record within the tech industry, it’s widely accepted as gospel that no one on earth could ever truly replace Jobs. Looking back, Jobs helped […]

Top female finance exec dies in car accident – CNNMoney

Top female finance exec dies in car accident – CNNMoney

Bonnie Baha, an elite credit analyst and lieutenant of “bond king” Jeff Gundlach, died in a car accident over the weekend. DoubleLine Capital confirmed the tragedy to CNNMoney on Monday. Top female finance exec dies in car accident – CNNMoney}

America’s worsening retirement problem – Politico

When a crisis ends, not everyone recovers equally. And in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, though the stock market has long recovered, there is an important group that was hit badly – and hasn’t bounced back. This is Americans nearing retirement. People aged 50-64 are supposed to be building wealth and getting ready […]

How Trump Exposed America’s White Identity Crisis – Politico

I am a black man living in South Carolina who’s voted for plenty of Republicans, including George W. Bush in 2000, Mark Sanford twice for governor, Lindsey Graham for the U.S. Senate, and current Gov. Nikki Haley in the GOP primary. I’ve also defended the party in the past from blanket accusations of racism. But […]