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Why You Should Upgrade Your iPhone

Older technology usually runs slower than newer technology – that’s an unfortunate fact. However, did you know that even your old smartphone could be holding you back enormously when it comes to web browsing and accessing data on the move? I’ve run a few tests on a four year-old iPhone 3GS compared …

Obama Reportedly Unaware of World Leader Phone Tapping

U.S. officials responded Sunday night to a report that the National Security Agency ended a program used to spy on German Chancellor Angela Merkel …

The President's Devotional: What Obama 'Did In Secret' In Newtown (EXCERPT)

<i>Excerpted from THE PRESIDENT’S DEVOTIONAL: The Daily Readings That Inspired President Obama, by Joshua DuBois by arrangement with HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollins. Copyright © Joshua DuBois 2013.</i><p><b>By Joshua Dubois</b><p>The White House is not supposed to be a place for brokenness. Sheer, shattered, …

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

“I’m just not a math person.”<p>We hear it all the time. And we’ve had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “math people” is the most self-destructive idea in America today. The truth is, you probably <i>are</i> a math person, and by thinking otherwise, you are possibly hamstringing your own career. …

Mathematics

NSA: New reports in German media deepen US-Merkel spy row

<b>Fresh reports in German media based on leaked US intelligence documents are prompting damaging new questions about the extent of US surveillance.</b><p>Der Spiegel suggests the US has been spying on German Chancellor Angela Merkel's mobile phone since 2002.<p>Another report says Mr Obama was told in 2010 …

Surveillance

Thousands gather in Washington for anti-NSA 'Stop Watching Us' rally

Statement from whistleblower Edward Snowden read to crowd featuring groups from left and right of political spectrum<p>Thousands gathered by the Capitol reflection pool in Washington on Saturday to march, chant, and listen to speakers and performers as part of Stop Watching Us, a gathering to protest …

Bullet-time rig made from 130 HTC One smartphones

To demonstrate the power of its Snapdragon processor, Qualcomm has set up a bullet-time rig made up of 130 HTC One smartphones.<p>You may not know the technique by name, but you've most likely seen the results of bullet-time photography. Popularized by movies like "The Matrix," it involves a rig of …

HTC One

Nokia Lumia 929 video leak reveals aluminum Windows Phone with a 5-inch 1080p display

Nokia is currently preparing to release its second aluminum Windows Phone. The Lumia 929 is designed to be a replacement for the Lumia 928 on Verizon. A new leaked video shows the device in black on the US carrier, complete with a 5-inch 1080p display and supported for the new three columns of Live …

Japan will stand up to China, says PM Shinzo Abe

<b>Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says other countries want Japan to adopt a more assertive leadership role in Asia to counter the growing power of China.</b><p>Mr Abe told the Wall Street Journal there were "concerns that China was trying to change the status quo by force, rather than by the rule of law".<p>…

China

Report: American Education Isn't Mediocre—It's Deeply Unequal

Students in Massachusetts are doing great compared to their international peers, according to the National Center for Educational Statistics. Students in Alabama, Mississippi, and D.C., however, are languishing.<p>It’s so common to see studies about the United States’s lackluster academic performance …