August 17, 2018

Math and Sorcery review: A battle of smarts

By CHRISTINE CHAN From iMore Math and Sorcery combines educational math problems with challenging RPG battles for a unique experience. Math — it’s something that we all either love or hate. Personally, even though I’m Asian, I never considered math as my strong suit because I naturally prefer words! Still, I enjoy seeing games out […]

T-Mobile’s ‘Un-carrier’ customer care move hints at its forthcoming pay-TV strategy, says GlobalData

Following yesterday’s news (Wednesday 15 August) that T-Mobile USA is overhauling its customer care with a human-centered approach called ‘Team of Experts’, Tammy Parker, Senior Technology Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “Promoting strong customer support as an Un-carrier feature hints at part of T-Mobile’s planned strategy for challenging […]

Aretha Franklin, Queen Of Soul, From Gospel Choir to Hall of Fame diva, passes at 76

From ALL ACCESS MUSIC GROUP ARETHA LOUISE FRANKLIN, who traveled from the choir of her father’s church to become one of the titans of Gospel and the Queen Of Soul, passed away today (8/16) of a heart attack at the age of 76. Born MARCH 25th, 1942 in MEMPHIS, TN, FRANKLIN’s father, CLARENCE LaVAUGHN – […]

Rod Stewart’s antiques

Rock star Rod Stewart having a clear out with the help of an Essex auction house By Tom Derbyshire From Antiques Trade Gazette ‘We are selling… we are sellll-iiing…’ as Rod Stewart nearly sang. We all need a good clear-out now and again, even rock stars. Stewart has asked a local auction firm to help […]

Cartoon of the week

By Tony Zuvela, Cartoonist “It’s my own little World which I can escape to everyday and create a fun, weird, berserk Cartoon to whatever subject I like. I enjoy doing all the work myself, and all the aspects of Cartooning, and seeing my work out there and the reactions it gets.” Buy this Cartoon’s […]

Exploring more of the Impossible Library in Tianjin

By Trey Ratcliff From Stuck In Customs DAILY PHOTO – EXPLORING MORE OF THE IMPOSSIBLE LIBRARY IN TIANJIN This is the second photo I’ve published from this amazing place. Tianjin has lots of other great locations too, but I was a bit fixated on this one for obvious reasons. I forgot this lady’s name, but […]

Puzzles for w/e Aug 17-19 Number search/Sudoku/Word search/Crossword


iNews Briefs & Community Events

NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below articles and notices Cayman Islands; East End District Community Meeting Thursday, 30 August The RCIPS will be holding a District Community Meeting in East End on Thursday evening, 30 August. The meeting will be held at 7:00PM at the East End Presbyterian Church Hall. The […]

Facebook is shedding massive traffic – and it’s apparently flocking to YouTube

By Andy Meek From BGR Four billion. That, according to a new study shared with CNBC by market research firm SimilarWeb, is how many monthly page visits Facebook has shed in a slow-drip but nevertheless huge decline over the last two years. Facebook’s traffic hasn’t just fallen by about half since 2016, according to the study. […]

Antigua Daily Observer goes out of print

By Antigua Newsroom From St Lucia News Online (ANTIGUA NEWSROOM) – The Daily Observer Newspaper will print its final copy tomorrow, the company has announced. It comes less than two months after it cut the publication days from six to three. The company says it is going electronic and will continue to produce a “free […]