David Soi

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Your iPhone will finally stop getting stuck on weak Wi-Fi in iOS 9

<b>Update:</b> Read the Apple iOS 9 review.<p>One of the most annoying things about the iPhone is its tendency to latch onto Wi-Fi networks even when there's a very poor signal. Join a Starbucks network or your cable company's public Wi-Fi just once, and the phone will often try to hop back on even in …

Tech Trends

How Isis crippled al-Qaida

The inside story of the coup that has brought the world’s most feared terrorist network to the brink of collapse<p>On 5 February, Jordanian officials confirmed that the intellectual godfather of al-Qaida, Abu Muhammad al-Maqdisi, had been released from prison. Though he is little known in the west, …

Islam

Mathematician: Missing MH370 plunged vertically into ocean

<b>(CNN) —</b> It has been 15 months since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing did an unexplained about-face, flew in the wrong direction and disappeared without a trace with 239 souls on board. In the absence of physical evidence, theories on what happened to the plane continue to …

New York Prison Escape: Killers Likely Finding Life 'Terrifically Stressful'

Two escaped killers eluding police after breaking out of a New York prison are not equipped to deal with life in the wilderness and are probably "terrifically" stressed, according to a former senior U.S. Marshal.<p>"These guys are not mountain men, these guys are not survivalists," John Cuff, a former …

Crime

U.S. troops at Taqaddum to help Iraqis plan fight for Ramadi | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama has said American forces being sent to a new operations center in the heart of the war against Islamic State will not engage in combat, but they will do almost everything but fight to support the beleaguered Iraqi forces.<p>Iraqi soldiers train with …

National Security

How Taylor Swift Does Girl Gang Style in Real Life: Lorde, Lena Dunham, and the BFF Look

Two years have passed since <b>Taylor Swift</b> famously quipped, “There’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help other women.” Turns out, Swift wasn’t just throwing shade—in fact, she’s taken things to a whole new level. From actresses (<b>Emma Stone, Hailee Steinfeld</b>) and fellow musicians (<b>Lorde,</b> …

What would you pay to be happy?

The happiest man in the world is a 67-year-old Buddhist monk called Matthieu Ricard. He starts his day sitting in a meadow in front of his hermitage in Nepal. He watches hundreds of miles of Himalayan peaks glowing in front of him in the rising sun. The scene “blends naturally and seamlessly with …

Happiness

As hundreds of civilians killed, Saudis propose pause in Yemen fighting

<b>Sanaa, Yemen (CNN) —</b> Saudi Arabia proposed a five-day ceasefire Thursday in Yemen so that humanitarian aid can be distributed.<p>The nation of more than 27 million people, to Saudi Arabia's south, has been racked by war. A Saudi-led coalition has been conducting airstrikes to assist the ousted, but …

Middle East

ISIS claims responsibility for Texas shooting but offers no proof

<b>(CNN) —</b> ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack outside a Prophet Mohammed cartoon contest in Texas -- and warned of more attacks to come.<p>In a broadcast on its official radio channel Tuesday, the group said two Al Khilafa soldiers opened fire outside the event in Garland, a Dallas suburb. Al …

Terrorism

What would you see in a black hole?

What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates.<p>Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp. But, there's something else, something harder to pinpoint. Maybe it's a black hole's absolute …

Black Holes