iThought app ‘does all the thinking’ for users

  California: Apple’s groundbreaking application iThought, which aims to guide consumers’ ethical, political, philosophical and spiritual beliefs, has come under fire from the United Nations, which has accused Apple of “trying to convert people”. A Human Rights panel slammed Apple after the application was presented by the tech giant’s CEO Tim Cook in Sweden yesterday. … More iThought app ‘does all the thinking’ for users

Uproar as Google vows to delete ‘wrong opinion’ columns and websites

  California: Google is defending its controversial decision to remove what it calls “wrong opinion columns” online, including certain news websites. The announcement, which has angered journalists and bloggers, follows a raft of measures being taken by the tech giant to stamp out so-called ‘fake news’ and ‘questionable content’ online. “From 1 July, Google will … More Uproar as Google vows to delete ‘wrong opinion’ columns and websites

ISIS leader killed in airstrike: ISIS claims responsibility

  Damascus: ISIS have claimed responsibility for an airstrike that killed its so-called ‘caliph’ in the terrorist group’s stronghold of Raqqa last month. The bizarre claim followed reports from the Russian Ministry of Defence today that on May 28, an airstrike by Russian warplanes eliminated 30 mid-level ISIS leaders and 300 others, including ISIS’ leader, … More ISIS leader killed in airstrike: ISIS claims responsibility

58 Hollywood stars arrested after ‘SNL insurrection’ against Trump

New York: More than 58 Hollywood stars, including Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson and Mark Ruffalo, are behind bars tonight after acting on calls by comedian and actress, Amy Schumer, for a “national insurrection” against US President, Donald Trump. In a special airing of Saturday Night Live, Schumer, flanked by 57 other actors, said the … More 58 Hollywood stars arrested after ‘SNL insurrection’ against Trump

US warns North Korea of “a big smack and detention”

Tokyo: The United States and Japan have warned North Korea it will “get a smack” and be “put on detention” if it continues testing missiles. Speaking in Tokyo alongside his Japanese counterpart, US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, said North Korea had been “very naughty”. “They [North Korea] have to behave, or we’ll give them … More US warns North Korea of “a big smack and detention”

Boko Haram leader to head U.N Ethics Committee

New York: The United Nations Ethics Committee has appointed Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, as its new chairman. While the move drew widespread condemnation from political leaders and humanitarian groups around the world, the UN insisted its decision had been “carefully considered in the framework of ongoing discussions with committee members”. Reporters in New York … More Boko Haram leader to head U.N Ethics Committee

Saudi Arabia invades Israel, thanks U.S for $110 billion arms sale

Riyadh: The United States and its Middle Eastern allies are in shock today after Saudi Arabia launched a surprise invasion of Israel through Jordan. The dramatic development follows a $110bn arms deal signed between Saudi Arabia and the United States, beefing up the Kingdom’s capacity to wage war.  Air raid sirens sounded above Tel-Aviv and … More Saudi Arabia invades Israel, thanks U.S for $110 billion arms sale

Rebel group applies to be ‘next big threat’ as terror cycle nears end

A little-known extremist group has formally lodged its application to become the next big terrorist threat as the ten-year fear cycle approaches its end. The surprise move comes as ISIS, whose term ends in 2021, faces certain defeat in Syria and Iraq. Total victory over the terrorist group was not supposed to be announced until … More Rebel group applies to be ‘next big threat’ as terror cycle nears end