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Representing on the biggest stage

   Being a student and an outstanding athlete requires extreme dedication and a strong work ethic. These qualities are abundant in Geoffrey Cheah, who initially started swimming at a young age to fight his asthma. He went on to become a competitive swimmer for many years before he eventually got the chance to represent Hong Kong in the Olympic Games Rio ... Read More »

Biggest Flash Points In The Graham-Cassidy Health Care Bill

Two-year-old Robbie Klein of West Roxbury, Mass., has hemophilia, a medical condition that interferes with his blood’s ability to clot normally. His parents, both teachers, worry that his condition could make it hard for them to get insurance to cover his expensive medications if the law changes. If Senate Republicans vote to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act this ... Read More »

Chipmakers at Taiwan’s Biggest Tech Fair Look Beyond Crowded Smartphone Market

Chipmakers switched focus at Taiwan’s top tech fair this week with bets on new areas such as driverless cars, virtual reality and artificial intelligence, shifting away from smartphones where intense competition has pushed down components prices. The Computex Taipei event, now in its 36th year, has historically been a central venue for electronic parts manufacturers to show off their processors ... Read More »

The year in tech: 2016’s biggest flops, fails, and faux pas

1 of 12 Thumbnails MORE See larger image Credit: Wikipedia The worst of times Let’s be honest. Everybody loves a good fail, and wow did we see some doozies from the tech community in 2016. From scary fails like exploding phones and record-breaking hacks to shocking mistakes by Nazi-loving chatbots and mic-dropping Minions, here’s a look back at our fun-failed ... Read More »

The year in tech: 2016’s biggest flops, fails, and faux pas

1 of 12 Thumbnails MORE See larger image Credit: Wikipedia The worst of times Let’s be honest. Everybody loves a good fail, and wow did we see some doozies from the tech community in 2016. From scary fails like exploding phones and record-breaking hacks to shocking mistakes by Nazi-loving chatbots and mic-dropping Minions, here’s a look back at our fun-failed ... Read More »

Apple’s 10 biggest wins, fails, and WTF moments of 2016

Apple has been doomed for decades, if the steady stream of headlines about the company, its stock price, and its product lineup are to be believed. If The Macalope has taught us anything, it’s that the Apple deathwatch business is a brisk (and bizarre) one. The truth is much more complex. But by any measure, 2016 was a particularly tough ... Read More »

School dropout is India’s biggest crisis, says Singapore Deputy PM

Bringing to light the high dropout rate in upper primary schools, Tharman Shanmugaratnam, the Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore, on Friday said that schools in India are facing the “biggest crisis”. Condition of Indian education through the eyes of Deputy PM of Singapore What is the “biggest gap” in Indian education? “The world’s second-most populous country also has the “biggest ... Read More »

Here’s the salary you have to earn to buy a home in the biggest US cities

For many prospective homebuyers in the U.S., earning enough to pay for even an average-priced home can be a struggle (not to mention saving enough or a down payment). A new report from mortgage site HSH.com backs up that assumption. Median home prices rose in most of the country’s 27 largest metro areas, even as incomes remained stagnant. Their analysis ... Read More »

Citron exec: This is Tesla’s biggest problem

Shares of Tesla Motors will have a hard time going higher because of the news surrounding the company, Andrew Left, Citron Research’s executive editor, said Wednesday. “What I underestimated [about] Tesla the first time is, when the Model S was introduced, nine of 10 stories were saying how great the car is, and the stock just followed. Right now, there’s ... Read More »

Countdown to MWC 2016: Looking back at last year’s best products and biggest letdowns

Mobile World Congress is the world’s biggest mobile-centric trade show. Major manufacturers from around the globe come together to announce all their new stuff at the Fira Gran Via in Barcelona, Spain. Typically, we expect to see new devices fromSamsung, LG, Sony, and the like, but sometimes a dark horse company has a trick or two up its sleeve. So, ... Read More »