Media Watch

'18Apr
18

Here, some fine speculation on Uganda’s new athletics glory

Uganda just had a fabulous outing at the just-ended 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. Three gold, one silver, two bronze – all in athletics and boxing.Until the dying hours of the game, Uganda was...
'18Apr
17

Supreme Court dismisses warrant case against Microsoft after CLOUD Act renders it moot

A long-running legal battle between the U.S. government and Microsoft has been dismissed by the Supreme Court (PDF) after the crux of the conflict was mooted by recent legislation. The company will now be forced...
'18Apr
17

Supreme Court punts on Microsoft email seizure decision after Cloud Act passes US Congress

The US Supreme Court has dodged a critical legal question about the reach of America's courts in the internet era, deciding to drop a test case between Microsoft and the Department of Justice.In a decision [PDF] on...
'18Apr
17

Woman dies after being partially sucked out of broken window when engine blows on US jet

Email Updated April 18, 2018 10:56:45 Video: Passenger films oxygen masks dropping inside Southwest Airlines plane...
'18Apr
17

Infosys is a thing of beauty: CEO Salil Parekh

Excerpts:For me, Infosys has always been the pride of the Indian IT sector. When I had the opportunity to look at this, frankly to me it was a delight and a real honour to even be in the consideration. As for the...
'18Apr
17

The silencing of Malta's anti-corruption campaigner

VALLETTA (Reuters) - He ran towards the burning car barefoot across the field, oblivious to the mud and stones. The explosion had blown the grey Peugeot 108 clear off the road. Now the twisted remains sat ablaze...
'18Apr
17

Two Facebook and Google geniuses are combining search and AI to transform HR

Two former product wizards from Facebook and Google are combining Silicon Valley’s buzziest buzz words — search, artificial intelligence, and big data — into a new technology service aimed at solving nothing less...
'18Apr
17

Dog rescuers, flush with donations, buy animals from the breeders they scorn

An effort that animal rescuers began more than a decade ago to buy dogs for $5 or $10 apiece from commercial breeders has become a nationwide shadow market that today sees some rescuers, fueled by Internet...
'18Apr
17

Digital remains should be treated with the same care and respect as physical remains

Credit: CC0 Public Domain From live-streaming funerals to online memorial pages and even chat-bots that use people's social media footprints' to act as online ghosts, the digital afterlife industry (DAI) has...
'18Apr
17

Building the Moon without leaving the London area

Hardware isn’t easy — especially if you decline to take advantage of the global manufacturing infrastructure, build everything in a flat in London and use only local labor and materials. But that’s what the...

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