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Aereo The Online TV Delivery Service In the SCOTUS

22/04/2014
Aereo The Online TV Station Delivery Service In Court For Copyright Infringement

  The ability of television viewers to control and watch programs may be at stake when the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Tuesday in a copyright infringement case brought by TV networks against Aereo, a service that streams over-the-air television online. Justices will hear arguments from lawyers for 2-year-old Aereo and for a group...
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Flight MH370 Search Continues Underwater Drone Scans Ocean Floor For 5th Time

18/04/2014
Flight MH370 Search Continues Underwater Drone Scans Ocean

  A drone submerged Friday in the Indian Ocean for its fifth trip in search of the missing Malaysian plane as relatives of the people who were aboard the jetliner when it disappeared from radar nearly six weeks ago pressed for answers.
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Canadian police arrest teen in connection to Heartbleed bug attack

17/04/2014
‘Heart Bleed’ Bug Imperils Web Encryption; Putting Passwords, Credit Cards at Risk

Canadian police arrested a 19-year-old man in London, Ontario, on Wednesday in connection to the theft of tax-payer information through the Heartbleed bug. Police allege the man stole 900 social insurance numbers from the Canada Revenue Agency by exploiting the Heartbleed vulnerability in the OpenSSL encryption software. He faces counts of unauthorized use of...
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Google Glass Finally Here

15/04/2014
Google Glass Finally Here

Google announce last weed that today at 9 a.m. ET, everyone in the U.S. will be able to buy Google Glass. “Every day, we get requests from those of you who haven’t found a way into the program yet, and we want your feedback too,” the company wrote in a blog post. BUY here!...
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GM drafts NASA in effort to ensure cars are safe

10/04/2014
GM drafts NASA in effort to ensure cars are safe

Detroit automaker General Motors has asked NASA to review whether its 2.6 million recalled cars are safe to drive after a series of deaths blamed on faulty ignition switches. NASA’s Engineering & Safety Center director Ralph R. Roe Jr is expected to lead an independent outside review of GM’s recall. detroitnews
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The NSA knew ‘Heart Bleed’ Bug Exploit for at Least Two Years

09/04/2014
NSA used Heartbleed bug to gather intelligence

An exploit known as “Heartbleed” Bug has shown up in the OpenSSL cryptographic library, and it could essentially allow attackers to gain access to highly sensitive information, including credit card numbers, usernames, passwords, and other sensitive data. “This weakness allows stealing the information protected, under normal conditions, by the SSL/TLS encryption used to secure...
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Snowden: NSA spied on human rights workers

08/04/2014
Edward Snowden speaks via video link with members of the Council of Europe, in Strasbourg.

The National Security Agency has spied on human rights groups, Edward Snowden tells the Council of Europe. He told the group: “The NSA has targeted leaders and staff members of these sorts of organisations, including domestically within the borders of the United States.” Snowden listed Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch as among the...
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Twitter files petitions for lawsuits against access ban in Turkey

26/03/2014
Twitter files petitions for lawsuits against access ban in Turkey

Twitter announced on Wednesday that it had filed petitions for lawsuits in a number of Turkish courts to demand a formal lifting of the ban on the service in the country. Twitter says that the proposed ban is a series of three court orders that it wasn’t privy to before the ban was enacted,...
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Facebook to buy Oculus VR for $2 billion

26/03/2014
Facebook to buy Oculus VR for $2 billion

Facebook on Tuesday said it agreed to acquire Oculus VR, a virtual-reality company that uses glasses to simulate game play, for $2 billion in cash and stock. “Mobile is the platform of today, and now we’re also getting ready for the platforms of tomorrow,” said Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg. “Oculus has the chance...
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Turkey blocks access to Twitter

21/03/2014
Turkey's PTurkey blocks access to Twitterrime Minister Tayyip Erdogan addresses members of parliament from his ruling AK Party during a meeting at the Turkish parliament in Ankara

Turkey has blocked access to Twitter, hours after Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan vowed to close down the social media platform. “We now have a court order. We’ll eradicate Twitter. I don’t care what the international community says. Everyone will witness the power of the Turkish Republic,” Erdoğan said at his campaign rally in...
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Edward Snowden speaks to TED conference through a robot [VIDEO]

19/03/2014
Edward Snowden speaks to TED conference through a robot

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden today (March 18) addressed Vancouver’s TED conference. Unlike other TED2014 speakers, Snowden spoke through a robot, answering questions from TED curator Chris Anderson. Anderson told the $7,500-a-ticket crowd that Snowden was controlling the bot with his laptop from a “remote location somewhere in Russia”. Here’s what Snowden said in response...
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[VIDEO] Google unveils the Android Wear platform: Google Now on your wrist

19/03/2014
Google unveils the Android Wear platform- Google Now on your wrist

We knew that Google was cooking up a version of Android designed specifically for wearables, and today the company followed through. Android Wear is a Google Now-centric platform for smartwatches – and, eventually, other wearables as well.
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Hubble Telescope celebrates 24 years with a great wave

18/03/2014
Hubble Telescope celebrates 24 years with a great wave

Astronomers have caught a cosmic wave to celebrate the 24th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope’s launch. NBCNews
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YouTube Temporarily Blocks Russia Today’s Channel For “Misleading Content”

18/03/2014
YouTube Temporarily Blocks Russia Today’s Channel For “Misleading Content”

YouTube temporarily blocked Kremlin English-language propaganda network RT’s wildly popular account on the video streaming service on Tuesday for unspecified terms of service violations. Users who attempted to access the Russia Today account were told the account had been suspended “due to multiple or severe violations of YouTube’s policy against spam, gaming, misleading content,...
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California man arrested after Twitter threat to ‘shoot someone walking’

14/03/2014
California man arrested after Twitter threat to 'shoot someone walking'

A 20-year-old Los Angeles man was arrested on Thursday for threatening to shoot someone if enough people signaled their approval online, KTLA-TV reported. Police arrested Dakkari Dijon McAnuff on suspicion of making criminal threats after being alerted to his Twitter post Tuesday morning stating, “100 RTs and I’ll shoot someone walking,” alongside a picture...
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Tesla stores may be closed after New Jersey blocks direct sales

12/03/2014
Tesla stores may be closed after New Jersey blocks direct sales

Tesla Motors Inc., the electric-car company that doesn’t have franchised retail dealers, may be forced to close stores in New Jersey after a state commission voted to bar automakers from selling directly to customers. The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission unanimously approved the proposal today in Trenton, delaying public comment on the matter until...
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Facebook headquarters cleared after false threat

12/03/2014
Facebook headquarters cleared after false threat

Police flooded Facebook’s headquarters in Northern California to investigate a threat they later found wasn’t credible. Menlo Park police Commander Dave Bertini says Facebook’s campus was locked down Tuesday night after San Francisco police passed along a report of a threat shortly after 7 p.m. Bertini says the threat was found to be unsubstantiated...
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A Device That Help You Turn Water Into Wine At Home

10/03/2014
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Jesus made water into wine; with all the technology we have available today why can’t we do the same? Kevin Boyer and Phillip James, two wine industry executives now at CustomVine, have discovered a way to turn water into wine with the creation of the Miracle Machine, a fermentation chamber that makes wine with...
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Google Doodle Celebrates International Women’s Day 2014 With VIDEO

08/03/2014
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Google Doodle celebrates the International Women’s Day with a short doodle video. International Women’s Day (IWD), originally called International Working Women’s Day, is marked on March 8 every year. This is a day which some people celebrate by wearing purple ribbons. The UN theme for International Women’s Day 2014 is “Equality for Women is...
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Scott and Mark Kelly discuss year-long NASA space mission

07/03/2014
Scott and Mark Kelly discuss year-long NASA space mission

Identical twin astronauts Scott and Mark Kelly spoke on The Today Show about their upcoming year-long trip to the International Space Station, the longest time any American has ever spent aboard the orbiting outpost, to study the effects long-term space missions have on the human body. “For me, having flown a long-duration flight before,...
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