Nael Altoon

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Group has spent $45M to aid Middle East’s persecuted Christians : News Headlines

Catholic World News<p>January 17, 2017<p>In the past six years, Aid to the Church in Need has spent $45 million assisting the Middle East’s persecuted …

How to Improve Your Android Phone’s Automatic Brightness With Lux

Like other smartphones, Android phones use an ambient light sensor to automatically adjust your phone’s display brightness. This often doesn’t work …

5 Technologies That Might Cost You Money In 2017

Last time I looked at the technology clusters that could <i>make</i> you money in 2017. I discussed intelligent systems technology, interaction technology, small software technology, sensor analytics technology and cyber security technology – all pretty good bets.<p>I identified these five as technology areas …

These 6 Tools Will Make 2017 Your Most Productive Year Yet

The old saying of, “There’s an app for that,” often rings true, especially for millennials. While there may be an app for everything you’re trying to do, the real question is which ones will make you most productive in crushing your New Year goals?<p>Thankfully there are a few tools that will propel …

Interactive periodic table finally clues us in to what elements are used for

Looking at the periodic table, most of us have no issues identifying the use of certain elements. Sodium, carbon, nitrogen, oxygen and others are no-brainers but what about the less talked about elements.<p>Seriously, do you know what Vanadium is used for? How about Polonium? Of course you don’t. …

China's Growing Soft Power In Hollywood And Silicon Valley

In another sign of China’s growing soft power in the U.S., Chinese mogul Wang Jianlin, who’s been scooping up US entertainment companies for Dalian Wanda Group, just bought the all-American Dick Clark Productions for an eye-popping $1 billion. China’s richest man now owns the Golden Globes, …

Toyota Sets Its Sights on Long-Range Electric Cars

Toyota Motor (tm) is looking at mass-producing long-range electric vehicles (EVs) that would hit the market around 2020, the <i>Nikkei</i> newspaper reported …

Code.gov is the US government's open-source software hub

Back in August, the Obama Administration announced a new policy that requires 20 percent of the federal government's software projects be open source. To make all of that material easily accessible, there's now a place for you to view all of the code. Code.gov is the web-based hub for the …

Digital Transformation: Predictions For 2017

IDC has released its 2017 predictions for digital transformation and for CIOs, in addition to its IT industry predictions. Digital transformation is a technology-centric transformation, says IDC, that is profoundly changing business and society. Here is what IDC expects to see in the coming …

Here's What The Big Bang's Leftovers Tell Us About The Universe Today

The hot Big Bang might have started our Universe as we know it some 13.8 billion years ago, but there’s a piece of it still visible to us today. Because the “bang” happened everywhere at once, there’s light that’s been traveling in all directions for 13.8 billion years, and some of it is just …

Leaked Documents Reveal Intel's New 'Kaby Lake' Desktop Processors And Pricing

It’s no secret that Intel is just months away from launching a new range of CPUs that will be compatible with current motherboards equipped with its Z170 chipset. In fact, the launch is expected to take place during the CES trade show in January 2017. However, we now have a clear idea of just how …