Apple raises concerns over UK’s draft surveillance bill

By Gordon Corera Security correspondent, BBC News 22 December 2015 Apple has raised concerns about the UK's draft Investigatory Powers Bill. The proposed law aims to overhaul rules governing the way the authorities can access people's communications. The US-based firm has passed on its thoughts to a parliamentary committee scrutinising the legislation. It focuses on … Continue reading Apple raises concerns over UK’s draft surveillance bill

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Vatican newspaper reviews Star Wars: The Force Awakens

21/12/2015 15:57 (Vatican Radio) The newest edition of the Star Wars franchise has broken box office records, and made over $517 million after its first weekend of release. Star Wars: The Force Awakens is the first movie in the series since Disney bought the franchise, and the first made without the oversight of George Lucas. … Continue reading Vatican newspaper reviews Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Lessons from a pot investing summit

The peaks and pitfalls of pot investing by Amanda Drury | @MandyCNBC Friday, 18 Dec 2015 | 1:45 PM It wasn't so many years ago that the words "cannabis gathering" only meant a joint being passed around the room and some sturdy philosophizing about life, the universe, and the bounties of the magic leaf. The … Continue reading Lessons from a pot investing summit

Jubilee Rituals: of holy doors and holy hammers

09/12/2015 10:14 (Vatican Radio) On the 8th of December, Feast of the Immaculate Conception, Pope Francis pushed open the Holy Door of Saint Peter's Basilica. A symbolic gesture to mark the opening of the Extraordinary Holy Year dedicated to Mercy. This Holy Year came as a surprise when the Pope first called for it on … Continue reading Jubilee Rituals: of holy doors and holy hammers