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Security researchers buy pornoscanner, demonstrate how to sneak in guns ... - Boing Boing

August 20, 2014 - 6:44pm

New York Daily News

Security researchers buy pornoscanner, demonstrate how to sneak in guns ...
Boing Boing
Researchers from UCSD, the U Michigan, and Johns Hopkins will present their work on the Rapiscan Secure 1000 at Usenix Security tomorrow; the Secure 1000 isn't used in airports anymore, but it's still in courts, jails, and government security checkpoints ...
Naked full-body scanners failed to detect weapons: studyNew York Daily News
Airport scanners failed to detect guns, knives, explosivesMarketWatch (blog)
TSA Scanners That Saw You Naked Can Be Tricked to Miss Guns, BombsBusinessweek
CBS Local -The Hill -Gizmodo
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Battle for east Ukraine - Reuters

August 20, 2014 - 6:25pm

Reuters

Battle for east Ukraine
Reuters
Street fighting and heavy shelling hit cities and towns in rebel-held east Ukraine. Tweet this; Link this · Share this · Digg this · Email · Print · Reprints. Comments (0). This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period after ...

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US Offers New Rewards for Haqqani Leaders - Voice of America

August 20, 2014 - 6:07pm

Geo News, Pakistan

US Offers New Rewards for Haqqani Leaders
Voice of America
The U.S. State Department has offered new rewards for information on four key leaders of the Islamist group militant Haqqani Network, and increased the reward for the group's top leader. The Haqqani Network is a Pakistan-based group allied with al-Qaida ...
US offers $30 million in search for Haqqani leadersTimes of India
US offers US$30m in search for Haqqani leadersChannel News Asia
US offers new bounties for Haqqani network membersWLOS

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Brazilian Judge Wants to Ban Secret App, Wipe It From Phones - Mashable

August 20, 2014 - 5:49pm

Brazilian Judge Wants to Ban Secret App, Wipe It From Phones
Mashable
A Brazilian judge wants to ban popular app Secret from Apple's App Store and Google Play, arguing it promotes anonymous bullying. In a preliminary injunction, Judge Paulo Cesar de Carvalho is asking for Secret — which lets you anonymously share posts ...

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VMware acquires CloudVolumes for faster virtual app delivery - PCWorld

August 20, 2014 - 5:16pm

VMware acquires CloudVolumes for faster virtual app delivery
PCWorld
Extending its desktop virtualization stack, VMware has acquired CloudVolumes, a 3-year-old startup that developed software for delivering virtualized applications on the fly. “Fundamentally customers are trying to move to a world where they can reduce ...
VMware Buys CloudVolumesVirtualization Review
VMware buys CloudVolumes for real-time desktop app deliveryZDNet
VMware Acquires CloudVolumes, Pioneer of Real-Time Application Delivery ...MarketWatch

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On vacation - Reuters

August 20, 2014 - 4:53pm

Reuters

On vacation
Reuters
Leaders enjoy some downtime as they take a break from running the world. Tweet this; Link this · Share this · Digg this · Email · Print · Reprints. Comments (0). This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period after their ...

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Google says its made over 890 improvements to search in the past year - TechSpot

August 20, 2014 - 4:37pm

Google says its made over 890 improvements to search in the past year
TechSpot
While Google search may appear to some as a somewhat static service that remains generally the same year after year, the company is constantly adding updates in order to stay on top of the competition. In a recent Google+ post, the company's head of ...
Ode to a Search Engine: A look at Google's 10 biggest search milestonesMarketing Pilgrim
Google Tests Search Results Format Minus CarouselSearch Engine Watch
10 innovations that made Google greatCNNMoney

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Credit Photograph by Ted S. Warren/AP - The New Yorker

August 20, 2014 - 4:18pm

The New Yorker

Credit Photograph by Ted S. Warren/AP
The New Yorker
In rural Washington State, a local restaurant owner, who runs the kind of place where retirees linger over scrambled eggs and parents feed their children hamburgers, proudly told Anna Haley-Lock, a researcher at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, how ...

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Ballmer's Going Back to School Teaching at Stanford, USC - Bloomberg

August 20, 2014 - 4:07pm

Ballmer's Going Back to School Teaching at Stanford, USC
Bloomberg
Steve Ballmer is going back to school. The former head of Microsoft Corp. (MSFT), who dropped out of Stanford University's business school in 1980 to become the software maker's 30th employee, will return to the graduate school this fall to teach a course in ...

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UPS Store hit with malware attack in 51 franchised locations - ZDNet

August 20, 2014 - 4:05pm

UPS Store hit with malware attack in 51 franchised locations
ZDNet
UPS said Wednesday that 51 of its franchised stores were hit with a malware attack that put customer credit and debit card data at risk from Jan. 20 to August 11. In a statement, UPS Store said that it was hit with a broad malware attack that anti-virus software ...
UPS Warns of Malware Intrusion; No Fraud DetectedWall Street Journal
UPS breach: Credit card data may have been stolen from 51 locationsMarketWatch
UPS Stores report data breachAtlanta Journal Constitution
seattlepi.com
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Google's 10 Things which helped our Lives since Its IPO Ten Years Ago - Capital OTC

August 20, 2014 - 4:03pm

Capital OTC

Google's 10 Things which helped our Lives since Its IPO Ten Years Ago
Capital OTC
It is exactly 10 years ago, this week when Google made its first initial public offering and the company set out to chart a new course which redefined how the world reacts, interacts and utilize technology. Google has always charted its own path something ...
How I Missed 1300% in Google Inc (GOOG)ValueWalk
The Biggest Risk to Google, Inc.'s One-Stop Information ShopNASDAQ
Google's Ten Years as a Public CompanyFox Business
Tech Times -The Detroit News
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Parched landscapes - Reuters

August 20, 2014 - 3:16pm

Reuters

Parched landscapes
Reuters
The devastating effects of drought. Tweet this; Link this · Share this · Digg this · Email · Print · Reprints. Comments (0). This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period after their publication. Most Popular; Most Shared.

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Fact sheet: Infiniti QX60 - Washington Post

August 20, 2014 - 12:53pm

mySanAntonio.com

Fact sheet: Infiniti QX60
Washington Post
2014 Infiniti QX60 Hybrid AWD. BASE PRICE: $45,100 with FWD; $46,500 with AWD. PRICE AS TESTED: $60,780. TYPE: Front-engine, all-wheel drive, seven-passenger, large, luxury, gasoline-electric hybrid, sport utility vehicle. ENGINE: 2.5-liter, double ...
Infiniti SUV: Luxury in seven seatsOmaha World-Herald

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Growing pains - Financial Times

August 20, 2014 - 12:29pm

Growing pains
Financial Times
Stuart Hall confesses that when he sat down to write his 7 Minute Workout app, he had to use Google to find out what a plank exercise was. A year later, the Australian developer has made A$60,000 ($56,000) in revenue from an iPhone app that took him just ...

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Vine update to let users import videos - USA TODAY

August 20, 2014 - 12:16pm

Telegraph.co.uk

Vine update to let users import videos
USA TODAY
Developers at Vine rolled out a new version of the video app for iOS that will allow users to import footage from their camera roll and create their six-second clips. When users are ready to capture a video, they'll see an option on screen to import a video. Users ...
Vine Finally Lets You Import Videos From Your PhoneMashable
Vine Grows Up, Lets You Edit and Upload Existing VideoWired
Vine Makes It Easier To Make VinesForbes
VentureBeat -Engadget -Cult of Mac
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Twitter will removed photos of deceased at families' request - New York Daily News

August 20, 2014 - 11:41am

New York Daily News

Twitter will removed photos of deceased at families' request
New York Daily News
Twitter Inc said it will remove images or videos of deceased individuals at the request of family members. "In order to respect the wishes of loved ones, Twitter will remove imagery of deceased individuals in certain circumstances," according to a statement ...

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Fury in Ferguson - Reuters

August 20, 2014 - 11:34am

Reuters

Fury in Ferguson
Reuters
The demonstrations in Ferguson and surrounding areas. Tweet this; Link this · Share this · Digg this · Email · Print · Reprints. Comments (0). This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period after their publication. Read.

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Faster Netflix streaming coming to Time Warner Cable - CNNMoney

August 20, 2014 - 11:23am

CNNMoney

Faster Netflix streaming coming to Time Warner Cable
CNNMoney
Netflix is opening up its wallet once again to improve streaming speeds on one of the country's largest Internet providers. The online video company has reached a deal with Time Warner Cable (TWC) to connect directly to the telecom giant's network, rather ...
Pay to Play Smoothly: Netflix, Time Warner reach agreement to raise speedsDigital Trends
The Dodgers TV Blackout is Undermining Comcast-Time Warner Mega MergerAdAge.com
SportsNet LA standoff could 'undermine' TWC-Comcast merger, but FCC is mumFierceCable
The News Ledge -Bidness Etc -PCWorld (blog)
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OnBeep developing walkie-talkie type wearable for mobile devices - PCWorld

August 20, 2014 - 11:13am

VentureBeat

OnBeep developing walkie-talkie type wearable for mobile devices
PCWorld
OnBeep is readying a wearable device that will let smartphone users initiate a voice chat with a pre-defined group of people, walkie-talkie style, and to support its development the startup announced Wednesday it has closed a US$6.25 million funding round.
OnBeep raises $6.25M as it puts the finishing touches on its walkie-talkie wearableVentureBeat
OnBeep snags $6.25M to push pretty, heads-up push-to-talk devicesGigaom
OnBeep To Tackle Group Communication Wearables With $6.25M In New FundingTechCrunch
FierceWireless -GeekWire
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Sin City premiere - Reuters

August 20, 2014 - 11:11am

Reuters

Sin City premiere
Reuters
Cast members celebrate the premiere of "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" in Hollywood. Tweet this; Link this · Share this · Digg this · Email · Print · Reprints. Comments (0). This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period ...

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