A study from Carnegie Mellon University and subsequent analysis by the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation indicate that the U.K.’s blockage of more than 50 websites was indeed effective at reducing piracy, but neither addresses the fundamental problems with the approach. April saw the publication of “Website Blocking Revisited: The effect of the UK November […]
Image copyright AFP Image caption Cheick Sallah Cisse won Ivory Coast’s first-ever gold and Caster Semenya defied her critics It’s been a memorable Olympics for Africa. Here are 10 things we won’t forget: 1. Show stoppers Wayde van Niekerk achieved the near-impossible by sharing centre stage with Usain Bolt, often portrayed as the saviour of […]
Aug 23 Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Tuesday. Reuters has not verified the press reports and does not vouch for their accuracy. INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL * GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks edge up, dollar dips as markets await Fed clues * MIDEAST STOCKS-Region hit by lower oil, Fed worries; Dubai’s DSI sinks […]
* Saudi index confirms break of technical support * Dubai’s Drake & Scull down 10 pct since mid-August * Qatar gives up most of last week’s FTSE-related gains * Gulf International Services outperforms after QNB rating * Egyptian real estate firms fall sharply By Andrew Torchia DUBAI, Aug 22 Gulf stock markets sank on Monday […]
Europe’s three most powerful leaders yesterday vowed the EU will not end after Brexit as they launched a desperate bid to bring the project back to life. In a highly symbolic meeting on the Italian island seen as the birthplace of European federalism, the leaders of Germany, France and Italy attempted to show the EU […]
In protesting the Treaty of Versailles ending World War I, John Maynard Keynes wrote: “The policy . . . of depriving the lives of millions of human beings, of depriving a whole nation of happiness should be abhorrent and detestable — abhorrent and detestable, even if it were possible, even if it enriched ourselves, even […]
As previously reported, Google launched Android 7.0 Nougat on Aug. 22, with the first users to receive the new operating system being those who own Nexus devices.
Users with the Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 6, Nexus 9, Nexus Player, Pixel C and Android One will soon get an over-the-air software update to take […]
We’ve already got a good look at what appears to be the new, slimmer, PlayStation 4, in pictures and video yesterday posted yesterday to auction sites and Eurogamer. Now we’ve also got a chance to look at what could well be its controller, in a video uploaded to YouTube by tech blogger and developer ZRZ. The clip shows a […]
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 […]