• Asia and Australia Edition: Xi Jinping, Rohingya, Islamic State: Your Thursday Briefing

    Cold War attitudes may have motivated U.S. diplomats to simply watch as mass extrajudicial executions spread beyond suspected Communists to target ethnic Chinese, students and union members. Continue reading the main story _____ Photo Credit Yuri Gripas/Reuters • “We really hold the military leadership accountable.” Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was harsh in condemning reported […]

  • Anthem Joins With CVS to Start Its Own Pharmacy Business

    Anthem, one of the nation’s major health insurance companies, said on Wednesday that it plans to start its own business to manage prescription drug plans by partnering with CVS Health, the large pharmacy benefit manager and drugstore chain. The insurer is in the midst of a bitter legal battle with Express Scripts, its current pharmacy […]

  • Police search Scientology HQ in Budapest over ‘numerous crimes’

    Published time: 18 Oct, 2017 17:00 Over 50 police officers surrounded the main office of the Church of Scientology in the Hungarian capital Budapest before conducting searches inside as part of an ongoing investigation into the movement. Hungarian media reported citing authorities that the search was over “suspected misuse of personal information and other crimes,” but […]

  • Xi Jinping’s Marathon Speech: Five Takeaways

    Still, Mr. Xi did raise some points dear to economic reformers. He called for breaking up monopolies, even though he oversaw the merger of the two largest rail equipment manufacturers to prevent them from competing against each other for overseas projects. And he made a fleeting promise to “support the growth of private businesses.” Photo […]

  • Sponsored: See how IDrive puts your data security first!

    In light of all the massive data breaches and intrusions on major companies such as Yahoo and Equifax, it’s more important than ever to make sure all the personal information you put out there is safe. This information includes all the data you save on cloud backup or storage services. Just imagine all your private […]

  • Tech Tip: Using New Space-Saving Photo Files

    Q. I have a new iPhone 8 with iOS 11. I thought the new system was supposed to save photos in that new H.E.I.F. format to save space, but when I send pictures as mail attachments, they show up as JPG files. What gives? A. Apple’s recent iOS 11 update does support the new High […]

  • U.S. Stood by as Indonesia Killed a Half-Million People, Papers Show

    “We knew about these things more generally, but it’s great to have this information in black and white so it’s not just based on oral interviews with victims,” said John Roosa, an associate professor of history at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and author of a book on the events of 1965. “The […]

  • Sick “48-hour Challenge” Facebook dangerous “game” is exploding

    I’m sure you’d agree that as a parent or grandparent, keeping children safe is priority one. This was difficult enough before the days of the internet, now it’s difficult times 100. Things like this new twisted game that is circulating on Facebook doesn’t help matters either. You’re not going to believe what kids are being […]

  • State of the Art: How the Frightful Five Put Start-Ups in a Lose-Lose Situation

    Because today’s giants are nimbler and more paranoid about upstart competition than the tech behemoths of yore, they have cleverly created an ecosystem that enriches themselves even when they don’t think of the best ideas first. The Five run server clouds, app stores, ad networks and venture firms, altars to which the smaller guys must […]

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