The Most Intriguing Hardware at IDF 2016 – PC Magazine

SAN FRANCISCO—With no new major processor announcement directly tied to the show this year, the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) was a little hardware-deficient. The two keynote addresses, from Brian Krzanich on Tuesday and Murthy Renduchintala and Diane Bryant on Wednesday, dealt more with the broader issues Intel is exploring within the Internet of […]

Southeast Asia Is Having Its Best Olympics Ever – FiveThirtyEight

Southeast Asia Is Having Its Best Olympics Ever – FiveThirtyEight

As the Olympics wind down, it’s customary to argue about which parts of the world performed best relative to expectations. The U.S. is a reasonable answer. Maybe Armenia. Probably not India. Definitely not Russia. Here’s a dark horse candidate: Southeast Asia. Despite a population over 600 million, Southeast Asia hasn’t seen a lot of Olympic […]

PH bet wins Miss Asia 2016 … – Rappler

PH bet wins Miss Asia 2016 … – Rappler

Congratulations, Trixia Maria Maraña! PH FIRST WIN. Miss Asia 2016 Trixia Maria Maraña gets a kiss from her court after winning the title last August 18 in India. Photo from Facebook/Miss Asia MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines’ own Trixia Maria Maraña won the title of Miss Asia 2016 last Thursday, August 18 in Kerala, India. […]

Positively Asia – The Straits Times

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ST Future Economy Roundtable: 3 Risks and positive trends for Asia – The Straits Times

Q. Professor Mahbubani, what is the big picture on Asia? KISHORE MAHBUBANI: The Western countries are in trouble. Europe is drifting. The United States is agonised because they might actually have Donald Trump as their next president. But it’s a mistake to think that just because the advanced, developed countries are going through these paroxysms, […]

Turkey Blames IS for Wedding Attack That Killed 50 – New York Times

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Syria’s war: Calls for truce to get aid into Aleppo –

The UN special envoy to Syria has called for a truce again around the city of Aleppo as activists report more deaths in fighting around the country. Activists said 33 people were killed in fighting in Aleppo on Saturday when air strikes targeted the city’s southern edges and intense battles raged, the AFP news […]