Hannah Montgomery

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Google enables super fast news for smartphones — if you don't mind ads

Google thinks you're going to be bored by the end of this sentence.<p>That's about the attention span, they say, of the average mobile user. If you …

Putin's Syrian Adventure Will Cost Russians Dearly

"Has the country run out of poor people?" is a fitting question to today's Russian leaders who, not having ended the geopolitical and military conflict in eastern Ukraine, have unhesitatingly thrown the country into a new one, jumping straight from the fire into the hellish frying pan of the Middle …

Russia deliberately targeting CIA-backed rebels in Syria, says US

American officials claim Russia bombing of US-backed Syrian rebels intentional as Nato warns over incursions into Turkish airspace<p>Russia is deliberately bombing CIA-backed rebels in Syria, US officials have claimed for the first time, as Nato warned that two incursions by Russian jets into Turkish …

Google also pushing Marshmallow OTA updates to Android One devices

Google yesterday announced that Android Marshmallow is coming over-the-air to Nexus devices in the coming days and weeks, but now we have confirmation that Google is also pushing the update to Android One devices. Google promised when it launched the Android One program that these phones would get …

20 Useful Free Android Apps worth to Check Now

20 Useful Free Android Apps worth to Check Now1. Currency FX – Exchange RatesCurrency FX is a currency converter app that provides up to date …

Roku app for Android getting an overhaul alongside a new set-top box

Roku has pulled the wraps off its latest set-top box, the Roku 4, that brings 4K capabilities to your living room along with announcing an overhaul …

The iOS 9 feature that keeps your apps 'thin' is now operational

One of the most important new features in iOS 9, at least for owners of 16GB and 8GB iPhones, was App Thinning, which lets developers slim down their …

I'm 35 and already too old to tap into many entrepreneur programs

My wife, Liza, and I moved to Toronto four years ago from the Philippines, looking for more opportunities. A key turning point for us was when we had our daughter, in November of 2013.<p>We felt we had settled in the city pretty well, we got used to the weather and made new friends. However, when it …

Entrepreneurship

Most Americans have less than $1,000 in savings

Americans are living right on the edge — at least when it comes to financial planning.<p>Approximately 62% of Americans have less than $1,000 in their …

Personal Finance

China expresses hesitant support for the Trans-Pacific Partnership

<i>This article is published in partnership with Time.com. The original version can be found here.</i><p>By Nash Jenkins @pnashsenkins<p>Though China is notably …

Bob Chapman: Why You Should Treat Your Employees As Family

I spoke to Bob Chapman, who is the Chairman and CEO of Barry-Wehmiller and author of the new book, <i>Everybody Matters: The Extraordinary Power of Caring for Your People Like Family</i>. In the interview, Chapman talks about how leaders can connect with workers at all levels, why you should create a …

Carrick best reads: These careers have the highest pay growth

<i>The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.</i><p><b>These careers have the highest pay growth</b><br>Offered up for young people and parents who are considering what to study in college or university.<p><b>Why I love investing</b> …

Russia’s Unguided Weapons in Syria Could Ricochet on Moscow

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Russia

Who's who in Syria: A look at 8 key players in the war

Syria's bloody and intractable civil war became even more complicated this week when Russian warplanes started attacking rebel positions in support of the country's embattled government.<p>What began in 2011 as a mostly peaceful uprising against Syrian President Bashar Assad has grown into a …

Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani Urges Global War Against ISIS

BAGHDAD, Iraq — Iraq's most powerful Shiite cleric called for a global war against ISIS on Friday, a day after the prime minister said he would welcome Russian airstrikes against the group on his country's soil.<p>Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, who has a huge following and can often influence …

Middle East

The Middle East is angry and bewildered by US inaction in Syria

The U.S.-led coalition, created to combat the jihadi threat from Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, has been wrong footed by the Russian jets pounding the rebels fighting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, and by an influx of Iranian forces.<p>The question on everyone's mind is: will the United States …

Wearable with flexible display set to blow your mind next year

A new wearable is set to make devices like the Apple Watch and the LG Urbane look like old-fashioned junk. Wove might cause a twinge of nostalgia …

5 Android apps you shouldn't miss this week! - Android Apps Weekly

Welcome back to the Android Apps Weekly show!<p>[Price: Free / $2.45]<br>This week’s Android Apps Weekly is sponsored by CloudTasks. This beautifully done to-do list application focuses on both organization and design. It has plenty of Material Design inspired elements and enough customization to really …

This device is all you need to have the smartest home on the block

The home of today is populated with multiple devices. There may be separate devices for security management, the television, the air conditioner, and …

Where are all the watchOS 2 fitness apps?

WatchOS 2 offers cool new features for third-party fitness apps. But a week after its launch, most leading fitness apps have yet to go native and take advantage of the Apple Watch update.<p>So what’s up? The answer may lie in Apple’s new workout API, which does not provide the GPS coordinates required …

Headache tablets?

<i>This is an abridged version of a featured article published in the TES on 25 September 2015. To read the full version, a subscription to the TES is</i> …

Education Technology

5 things they never told you about your home loan

So you're ready to buy a home. Congratulations!<p>There's just one problem: You don't have enough money. So now you need a home loan.<p>Now, there's good news here, too. On the Internet, you'll have no problem at all finding advice about home loans — also known as mortgage loans — on how much of your …

Personal Finance

Is There a Kraken in Kraken Mare? What Kind of Life Would We Find on Titan?

Could there be life on Saturn’s large moon Titan? Asking the question forces astrobiologists and chemists to think carefully and creatively about the …

Astronomy

Why Is Amazon Going To Stop Selling Chromecast and Apple TV?

Android, used in Amazon's own Fire TV devices, bites Google back<p>Amazon is pulling Apple TVs and Google Chromecasts from its digital marketplace, effectively waging a war with Apple and Google when it comes to devices that can play streaming video.<p>What this means practically is that from now on, …

Women in Leadership: The Only Thing That Matters is What the Bible Says

When it comes to the issue of women in leadership, I often hear that the only thing that matters is what the Bible says. I completely agree.<p><b>What does the Bible say about women in leadership?</b><p>To answer this question, people usually jump to the passages that they read as limiting the roles of women. …

The CEO of Microsoft has an 8-hour meeting with his leadership team every month

But that doesn't mean he spares his top execs from long meetings.<p>In a recent interview with The Wall Street Journal, Nadella said they convene one Friday a month for a whopping eight hours. The other three weeks, they meet for four hours.<p>"The senior leadership team of any company [has] got to stay …

How to Manage People Who Are Smarter than You

The best managers hire smart people to work for them. But what if your direct reports are smarter than you? How do you manage people who have more experience or more knowledge? How do you coach them if you don’t have the same level of expertise?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> <br>Getting promoted to a job that …

Leadership

Amazon dropping Apple TV and Chromecast is understandable, but dumb

Amazon has told its marketplace resellers in an email that it will no longer be selling Google’s Chromecast streaming TV adapter or Apple’s new Apple …

7 Traits Every Leader Should Avoid

How can you become a better leader? Don't make these mistakes.<p>In any type of managerial role or as an entrepreneur, your leadership skills will directly impact the growth and ultimate success of your company.<p>There are certain qualities and actions that prevent individuals from being effective …

Emotional Intelligence