Apple has gotten more active in social causes. Cook came out as gay in October 2014, giving a boost to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender movement, and he pushed for more diversity at the company. Cook has been a proponent for social justice and has made Apple more charitable, eschewing Jobs belief that the company didn need to donate money because it paid enough in taxes..
Xbox One, the latest member of the Xbox family, incorporates many new entertainment, social and computing features, as well as a leap forward in voice and motion control through the new generation of the Kinect. It’s now beginning to resemble an all in one (or most in one) central home media system. And Microsoft is hoping that it will come to dominate your living room.
SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileCiting his age and deteriorating health, 85 year old Pope Benedict XVI told the world that he would retire Feb. 28, leaving the papacy vacant as of this Thursday.Retiring Benedict to be called ’emeritus pope’Canadian cardinals prepare for tough papal decisionPope Benedict’s retirement a teaching opportunityThe news caught even those cardinals closest to him off guard not to mention the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics.Now, as the Vatican prepares for the selection process to choose a new pope, shock has faded into speculation as to who Benedict’s successor might be and what challenges and opportunities he’ll inherit and create.In this week’s episode of CBC Live Online, host moderator Lauren O’Neil spoke to three panelists and viewers about what’s next for the Vatican, Catholics in Canada, and congregations around the world. He will join us from Toronto.
For the study, researchers outfitted 14 healthy adult volunteers with 10 different tracking methods: smartphones in each pocket running four different apps, three belt clip pedometers and three wrist based fitness bands. Each tech laden volunteer then walked on a treadmill while researchers manually counted their steps. He and his colleagues hope the help reinforce individuals trust in using smartphone applications and wearable devices, they note in the paper..
Your are forgetting that it is possible to know things are wrong, but both roll with, and believe, they are right because it makes no difference. Say the guy getting his tie arranged properly had a friend off screen, maybe even holding the camera, who had a gun trained on the older gentleman. Forcing him to tie it.
Who would have thought sharks had so much to teach us? These sea creatures have inspired several biomimetic innovations. Shark skin consists of tiny, tooth like scales that prevent small eddys and vortexes from forming (which slow them down). Speedo has replicated this effect with its Fastskin body suits, which allow competitive swimmers to shave crucial seconds off their race times.