Daily Archives: January 9, 2018

God in cyberspace: There’s an app for that – in fact, lots of them

There may be no more visible example of how religion and technology are intertwined than the proliferation of religious apps. Case in point: A biblical app known as YouVersion, now approaching its 10th anniversary, has been downloaded 300 million times. But it’s not just evangelical Christians creating and using religious apps. Carry Your Faith, an app affiliated with the Roman ...

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America’s bank profits take a hit from tax reform

WHEN Donald Trump won America’s presidential election 14 months ago, banks’ share prices leapt. One reason for that was the prospect of lower corporate taxes, which would both benefit banks directly and (investors hoped) ginger up the economy. Like Mr Trump’s legislative agenda, their shares were becalmed for much of 2017, but they perked up late in the year when ...

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