Apple CEO Tim Cook sent an email to employees about the immigration ban

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 22:  Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an Apple announcement at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on October 22, 2013 in San Francisco, California.  The tech giant announced its new iPad Air, a new iPad mini with Retina display, OS X Mavericks and highlighted its Mac Pro.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) While Tim Cook has yet to publicly address the immigration ban that’s beginning to rile a restive tech industry into speaking out against newly elected President Donald J. Trump, he did send an email to staff explaining Apple’s position. Read More

Afcon 2017: Cameroon beat Senegal 5-4 on penalties to reach semi-finals

Liverpool’s Sadio Mane misses his spot kick as Cameroon beat Senegal 5-4 on penalties to reach the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals.

Uber CEO offers compensation for drivers impacted by immigration ban, will talk to Trump

Travis Kalanick Onstage at Disrupt Uber co-founder and CEO Travis Kalanick added his voice today to a growing chorus of tech executives troubled by President Donald Trump’s recent immigration order banning the entry of US residents from seven countries.
Echoing the sentiments of Google’s Sundar Pichai and Microsoft’s Satya Nadella, Kalanick wrote a letter to Uber staff, also posting to his Facebook wall. Read More

Trump’s call for deadlier Islamic State push may hit limits

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s call for a military plan to defeat Islamic State, made in an executive order on Saturday, is likely to see the Pentagon revisiting options for a more aggressive use of firepower and American troops.

Is War Against China Justified?

China’s increasing belligerence in the South China Sea, East China Sea, and border regions with India, as well as its support of North Korea, is increasing the need for defensive measures such as a blockade or Japanese nuclear deterrent that could escalate to war. Would such a war be just?

The Real Threat A Rival Series Poses To Formula One

The real damage a rival series might do to F1 auto racing may not be through attempts to poach its teams and tracks but by out-classing it. This is because some of its commercial contracts could be terminated if it ceased to be the premier motor racing series for open wheel single-seater cars.