Marek Wasinski

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The Scottish referendum in nine key numbers

307 years - how long the union has been in existence<p>The Act of Union was signed in 1707 by the parliaments of both England and Scotland to make the two kingdoms into one. The two countries had shared a monarch for 104 years before the act was passed after James VI (of Scotland, he was James I of …

How Apple Made Your iPhone 6 Much Less Likely To Be Stolen

To you, your new iPhone 6 looks like a gleaming sheet of technological magic — but to a thief, it looks like a shiny, worthless brick.<p>That’s because every iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus comes with Activation Lock — Apple's “kill switch” — on by default. Every phone, if stolen, can be wiped …

Here’s More Proof That Americans Don’t Know How To Stop Working

For U.S. workers at both ends of the economic spectrum, work never, ever stops.<p>Americans are famously bad at achieving work-life balance. It’s not just that we’re the only advanced economy with no legally required vacation days, or that the average American works around 500 hours more every year …

Russia's Putin says sanctions violate principles of WTO

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday Western sanctions against Russia violated the principles of the World Trade Organization and the main way to combat them was to develop the domestic market.<p>At a meeting with senior officials, Putin said Russia had no intention of …

Saudi Arabia's Top Clerics Condemn Terrorism, Citing Quran

RIYADH, Sept 17 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's top clerical council, the only body in the country authorized to issue fatwas or Islamic legal opinions, declared on Wednesday that "terrorism is a heinous crime" under Sharia, and perpetrators should be made an example of.<p>The statement, days after Saudi …