Trump Tests the Waters for Middle East Peace in a Meeting with Mahmoud Abbas – TIME

Trump Tests the Waters for Middle East Peace in a Meeting with Mahmoud Abbas – TIME

(BETHLEHEM, West Bank) — Testing the waters for Middle East peace, President Donald Trump traveled Tuesday through the barrier ringing biblical Bethlehem to meet with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. The White House has downplayed the prospect for a significant breakthrough on the peace process during Trump’s visit, his first overseas trip as president. Still, […]

Trump holds first face-to-face talks with Pope Francis – BBC News

Trump holds first face-to-face talks with Pope Francis – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDonald Trump was greeted by Pope Francis at the Vatican US President Donald Trump has met Pope Francis for a short private audience on the third leg of his overseas trip. The Vatican said after the meeting that there had been an “exchange of views” on several […]

Naspers pours $5M into Coins, a fintech startup for Southeast Asia's unbanked population – TechCrunch

Naspers pours $5M into Coins, a fintech startup for Southeast Asia's unbanked population – TechCrunch

Prolific investment firm Naspers is making a push into bitcoin and financial services after it backed Philippines-based startup Coins.ph to the tune of $5 million. Coins is focused on offering financial services for the unbanked in the Philippines and Thailand. It uses the blockchain as its underlying technology to facilitate transfers and remittances. It announced the […]

#GoogleSkills: Tech giant celebrates Africa Day – Independent Online

#GoogleSkills: Tech giant celebrates Africa Day – Independent Online

Johannesburg – As part of celebrating Africa Day, Google is kickstarting one of the first workshops designed to empower Africans with Digital skills. AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez The first session is currently being conducted in Soweto where local entrepreneurs and job seekers are assisted with using Google tools for business and career development. The value […]

Apple is working on a technology that will increase the iPhone's internet speeds – Business Insider

Apple is working on a technology that will increase the iPhone's internet speeds – Business Insider

Apple CEO Tim Cook looks up to the skies.Reuters Apple is testing next-generation wireless technologies, often called “5G,” that could potentially radically increase the speed and bandwidth of an iPhone’s cellular connection. An application for an experimental license to use new wireless technology, called millimeter wave, was signed on Tuesday by Apple and made public by the FCC.  […]

Donald Trump Doesn't Share America's Values. The Transcript of His Call to the Philippine President Proves It. – Slate Magazine (blog)

Donald Trump Doesn't Share America's Values. The Transcript of His Call to the Philippine President Proves It. – Slate Magazine (blog)

Donald Trump overcompensating.Joe Raedle/Getty Images Let’s set aside the pomp and baggage of Donald Trump and let’s look at the things he does and says and, apparently, thinks. When you do that, without prejudice or Fox News blaring in the background or the tinted glasses of the Republican leadership, it’s clear what’s wrong with Donald […]

100 reasons we can’t wait for college football to come back – ESPN

9:00 AM ET Close ESPN Senior Writer Senior writer for ESPN The Magazine and ESPN.com 2-time Sports Emmy winner 2010, 2014 NMPA Writer of the Year Close ESPN Senior Writer Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment […]

Manchester attack: Suspect returned to UK from Libya days before bombing – Fox News

The man British police say blew himself up as a packed concert was letting out in Manchester, England Monday night is believed to have traveled to Syria and had “proven” links with ISIS. France’s interior minister Gerard Collomb said Wednesday that British and French intelligence have information that Salman Abedi, 22, had been to […]

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