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Mexico protest over gasoline price hike turns violent

A protest in Mexico over a 20-percent gasoline price hike has turned violent. Thousands were arrested nationwide in Latin America's second-largest …

Super Mario Run is more downloaded than Pokémon Go - but is getting a kicking on the App Store due to its price

Move over <i>Pokémon Go</i>, there's a new game in town - and it's smashing through a lot of records in the first days of its release.<p><i>Super Mario Run</i> is …

Tijuana's record body count is a sign that cartel warfare is returning to Mexico

Tijuana, pressed up against the US border, shares with San Diego one of the most heavily trafficked land borders in the world.<p>Tijuana's location and infrastructure have made it coveted territory for Mexico cartels vying to feed the US's voracious appetite for illegal narcotics.<p>The Sinaloa cartel, …

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Pakistan Airlines Is Operating A Military C-130 On Passenger Flights

Last week a Pakistan International Airlines ATR tragically crashed while operating a domestic flight. The investigation regarding the incident is …

Apple Is 'Doomed' 2016 Edition

There’s something about winter.<p>The shorter days; the gloomy skies. Those convinced the election of our new president harkens terrible times; those who voted for him believing the darkness has long hovered over us. Oh, right, and the perennial concern that Apple, the 40-year-old American industrial …

The mysteries of the GPU in Apple's iPhone 7 are unlocked

Users have praised the performance of Apple’s A10 Fusion chip in the iPhone 7, but its underlying graphics architecture may not be so new after …

10 Success lessons Tim Cook – “Apple CEO” for entrepreneurs

Share30<p>Tweet<p>Share45<p>+13<p>Shares 78<p>In October 2011 Steve Jobs, the glorified CEO and co-founder of Apple, passed away. With his passing, came a new type …

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Mexico’s Central Bank director announces resignation ahead of Trump government

The man who has been one of the central architects of Mexico's economy for nearly a decade unexpectedly resigned today as the peso continues to …

At $10, “Super Mario Run” Could Be Great For Nintendo, Phone Owners, And The Industry

Charging 10 bucks for a smartphone game would doom lesser game developers, but it’s a smart strategy for a giant in transition.<p>After years of scornfully dismissing the potential of smartphone gaming, Nintendo has decided to make peace, not Wario, by releasing <i>Super Mario Run</i>, the first Super Mario …

Apple Inc. May Be First to Adopt This Tech

<b>Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company</b> (NYSE: TSM), or TSMC for short, is going to be bringing its 10-nanometer chip manufacturing technology to market early next year. This new technology is expected to deliver better performance and significantly lower chip areas than what its current …

The Cuban history lying behind an old door in Mexico City

The morning after Fidel Castro died, it was quiet outside the Mexico City building where the revolutionary once hid and plotted his return to Cuba, where he led an insurrection that would begin one of the longest grips on political power in modern times.<p>A few local reporters stopped by the …

Apple Needs To Quickly Address Another iPhone Problem

More people are writing about a small frustration with their iPhone or iPad. Hopefully Apple is listening to them, because if Cupertino is not careful there’s going to be some trouble in the shangri-la of iOS.<p>I’m talking about the slowly rising levels of calendar spam. Apple’s calendar app allows …

iOS 10.1.1 update is causing iPhone battery issues

Apple's latest iOS update, 10.1.1 promises, among other things, "stability improvements and bug fixes." But some believe it's also carrying a new …

Curved glass iPhone 8 is one of 10+ prototypes Apple is testing

Rumors continue to stack up claiming that next year’s iPhone will ship with a curved display, but <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> suggests that such a smartphone is just “one of more than 10 prototypes being considered.”<p>In a new report, the <i>WSJ</i> adds credibility to the rumor that Apple will adopt OLED …

IPhone 8

Apple iOS Is Losing to a Homegrown Competitor in China

Apple iOS sales will be topped by Alibaba’s YunOS in what was once the U.S. tech behemoth’s growth engine.<p>YunOS is set to take 14% of the smartphone …

32 bodies and nine human heads found in Mexico mass graves

Authorities have exhumed 32 bodies and nine heads from several clandestine graves in Mexico's violence-plagued southern state of Guerrero this week, officials said on Thursday.<p>The remains were unearthed between Tuesday and Thursday in 17 pits on a hill in the village of Pochahuixco, part of the …

Donald Trump says Ford not moving US plant to Mexico

US president-elect Donald Trump said on Thursday Ford Motor chairman Bill Ford had just told him the automaker had decided not to move production at a Kentucky plant to Mexico.<p>"I worked hard with Bill Ford to keep the Lincoln plant in Kentucky. I owed it to the great State of Kentucky for their …

Texans Warn Players Not to Order Room Service in Mexico City During MNF Trip

As the Houston Texans and Oakland Raiders prepare for the NFL's first game in Mexico City since 2005, Texans players recently received a memo advising them to remain in their hotel rooms and not to order room service food.<p>Per the Associated Press (via <i>USA Today</i>), which obtained a copy of the memo …

Human Population Through Time

Watch humans go from a tiny group in Africa to 7 billion around the world, in 5 minutes

Is this the biggest clue yet about the Nintendo NX?

<b>The Chief Executive of Pokemon has confirmed they will be getting on board with the new Nintendo NX.</b><p>No surprises there as Pokemon has always had a home with Nintendo.<p>But Tsunekazu Ishihara's announcement in the Wall Street Journal did back the rumours that the NX will be something we've not seen …

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Donald Trump Met With Mexico's President Enrique Peña Nieto

"We didn't discuss who pays for the wall. We didn't discuss that."<p>Donald Trump met with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto Wednesday in Mexico, a meeting that took place just hours before the Republican presidential nominee was expected to deliver an address on his immigration policy.<p>The two met …

Apple launches $20/mo 2TB iCloud storage plan ahead of iPhone 7 event

Apple has launched a new 2TB iCloud storage tier a little over a week out from the iPhone 7 launch event. The new 2TB plan, which is its largest plan available, will set users back $19.99 a month.<p>The timing for such a plan is interesting given the rumors of a potential 256GB version of the iPhone 7 …

IPhone 7

Report: Spotify struggling to strike long-term deals w/ labels as Apple Music war heats up

It’s no secret that since the launch of Apple Music, Spotify’s relationship with Apple has become more than strained. The company has publicly accused Apple of anticompetitively favoring its own streaming services, giving third-party offerings like Spotify a disadvantage. Now, it appears that Apple …

Tim Cook just admitted Apple is working on a new computing platform

In an interview with The Washington Post published Sunday, Cook said Apple is "doing a lot of things" with augmented reality (AR), the technology that puts digital images on top of the real world.<p>Here's the full quote:<p>"I think AR is extremely interesting and sort of a core technology. So, yes, it's …

Augmented Reality

Surfing to success

BRONZED travellers gaze out over their cocktails as surfers carve up the left-hand breaks on offer in Máncora, Peru. Decades ago Máncora was little …

Playing The Long Game Inside Tim Cook’s Apple

iPhone sales have slumped, stock is down, and pundits insist Apple is a tech laggard. But the company may be stronger than ever.<p>Eddy Cue doesn’t look like a man in the midst of his toughest year in decades. Sporting an untucked apricot camp shirt and blue jeans over camouflage socks and a pair of …

Young, rich and entitled: Mexicans grow weary of their politicians' spoiled kids

In a country where being a politician is seen as equivalent to ‘winning the lottery’, observers are hitting back at the behavior of the children of elites<p>When pictures emerged of Sasha Obama working a till at a seafood restaurant, they made news around the world. But the photographs had particular …

Mexican first lady's Florida home owned by potential government contractor

Guardian investigation reveals Angelica Rivera is using $2.05m luxury apartment bought by Grupo Pierdant, a contender to run Mexico’s ports<p>Mexico’s first lady is using a luxury property in Florida bought by a company that is expected to bid for lucrative government contracts, the Guardian has …