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In wake of Anonabox, more crowdsourced Tor router projects make their pitch
Tue, 21 October 2014 14:45 - Indiegogo's Invizbox and Kickstarter's TorFi want to deliver privacy for 30 bucks.
New chips will “power the gigabit era of DSL,” Broadcom claims
Tue, 21 October 2014 14:35 - New tech based on G.fast standard makes copper much faster over short distances.
First major update to Windows 10 Preview, delivered through Windows Update
Tue, 21 October 2014 14:22 - Build 9860 brings a notification center, more animations, and some bugs.
Microsoft “loves Linux” as it makes Azure bigger, better
Mon, 20 October 2014 20:00 - 11 million servers, new giant VMs, and more third-party app support.
Chinese government launches man-in-middle attack against iCloud
Mon, 20 October 2014 15:10 - Targeting new iPhone users to capture user credentials, monitors find.
Liveblog: Microsoft loves Linux, talks Azure cloud in San Francisco
Mon, 20 October 2014 12:06 - The cloud first, mobile first company tells us more about its cloud plans.
Struggling IBM pays $1.5 billion to dump its chipmaking business
Mon, 20 October 2014 09:37 - IBM offloads unit to GlobalFoundries, but will still design its own chips.

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Legal challenge over abuse inquiry
Wed, 22 October 2014 06:42 - A legal challenge is launched into the choice of Fiona Woolf as the chair of the inquiry investigating historical child abuse as political pressure grows.
WHO crisis team holds Ebola talks
Wed, 22 October 2014 06:02 - The World Health Organization's emergency committee is holding talks on travel restrictions and screening measures on the Ebola outbreak.
DJ Mike Read withdraws UKIP song
Wed, 22 October 2014 05:24 - Former BBC Radio 1 DJ Mike Read requests a song he wrote in support of UKIP be withdrawn from sale following complaints it was racist.
Briton found with throat cut in Bali
Wed, 22 October 2014 04:26 - The Indonesian wife of a British man found with his throat cut on the island of Bali has admitted arranging his murder, police there tell the BBC.
Total plane crash driver 'got lost'
Wed, 22 October 2014 05:57 - A snowplough driver at a Moscow airport says he lost his bearings before a collision with a plane that killed Total oil boss Christophe de Margerie.
Syria air force 'steps up strikes'
Wed, 22 October 2014 07:30 - The Syrian military has stepped up its air strikes on rebel-held areas dramatically, carrying out more than 200 in recent days, activists say.
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"A Dollar Is a Dollar, Not a Percentage of What You're Buying"
Wed, 22 October 2014 07:30 -

"A Dollar Is a Dollar, Not a Percentage of What You're Buying"

Getting something on sale is a great feeling, but it can mess with your mind. We all know this, but it's hard to avoid our mind's internal bias. Here's a good mantra to repeat to yourself: A dollar is a dollar, not a percentage of what you're buying.


Smart Network Saves Battery By Switching to 2G When Your Screen Is Off
Wed, 22 October 2014 07:00 -

Smart Network Saves Battery By Switching to 2G When Your Screen Is Off

Android (rooted ): LTE is pretty handy when you're browsing the web or downloading files, but when you aren't actively using your phone, it draws a lot of battery without being useful. Smart Network switches your phone to 2G when your screen is off to save battery while keeping you connected.


Get Free Money Advice on “Financial Planning Day” This Saturday
Wed, 22 October 2014 06:30 -

Financial planners give professional advice on how to manage your money, but their services can be pricey. The good news is, some of them have joined forces to offer this advice for free on "Financial Planning Day."


Ask "What Makes You Forget the World Around You?" to Find Your Passion
Wed, 22 October 2014 06:00 -

Ask "What Makes You Forget the World Around You?" to Find Your Passion

A lot of people don't follow their passion because they simply don't know what their passion is . Steven Aitchison recommends asking yourself a simple question: what makes you forget the world around you?


Borderless Gaming Fixes Alt+Tab Issues in Full Screen Games
Wed, 22 October 2014 05:30 -

Borderless Gaming Fixes Alt+Tab Issues in Full Screen Games

Windows only: Games are best when played full screen, but many won't play nice with Alt+Tab in full screen mode—which means you can't look at your browser for a guide or change the music playing in the background. Borderless Gaming fixes that problem.


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Wi-Fi is now free when you visit the UK, if you have a MasterCard
Wed, 22 October 2014 06:00 - MasterCard customers can enjoy free Internet on trips to the UK without paying out a single pound, shilling or ha'penny.

Get an HP Pocket Playlist for $19.99
Wed, 22 October 2014 05:44 - Could you use an extra 32GB of media storage for your phone or tablet? This handy gizmo slings over Wi-Fi.
Tomorrow Daily 072: Real-world Mario Karts, a working hoverboard and more
Wed, 22 October 2014 04:51 - On today's show, we discuss go karts that remind us a little too much of Mario Kart, an art installation that creates textile patterns out of sound, and working hoverboards. Yes, we said working hoverboards.

Take an action flight over Paris on the back of an eagle
Tue, 21 October 2014 23:30 - An eagle's breathtaking flight at 180km/h over the City of Light has been captured by a Sony Action Cam attached to the bird's back.

First man convicted in child predator sting with virtual girl Sweetie
Tue, 21 October 2014 22:17 - An Australian man with previous child pornography charges is believed to have been the first convicted in an operation using a CGI child to lure predators.


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Review: Better cameras, less glare in iPad Air 2
Wed, 31 December 1969 17:00 - CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) -- If I've seen you taking photos with a tablet computer, I've probably made fun of you (though maybe not to your face, depending on how big you are). I'm old school: I much prefer looking through the viewfinder of my full-bodied, single-lens reflex camera, even though it has a large LCD screen....
Yahoo CEO defends strategy in face of criticism
Wed, 31 December 1969 17:00 - SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Signaling her reign has reached a pivotal juncture, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is trying to convince restless shareholders that the long-struggling Internet company is heading in the right direction....
FTC names privacy expert as chief technologist
Wed, 31 December 1969 17:00 - SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday named an outspoken Internet privacy expert, Ashkan Soltani, as its chief technologist in a move that signals the agency's focus on protecting consumers' online privacy....
Google's streaming music service adds mood to mix
Wed, 31 December 1969 17:00 - SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google's music-subscription service will try to anticipate its listeners' mood swings as it amplifies its competition with Pandora, Spotify and other popular services that play tunes over the Internet....
Apple issues security warning for iCloud
Wed, 31 December 1969 17:00 - SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Apple has posted a new security warning for users of its iCloud online storage service amid reports of a concerted effort to steal passwords and other data from people who use the popular service in China....

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North Korean detainee reunites with family in Ohio
Wed, 31 December 1969 17:00 - WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AP) -- An American arrested and held for nearly six months in North Korea for leaving a Bible at a nightclub returned home to Ohio on Wednesday to tears of joy and hugs from his wife and surprised children....
Analysis: Fowle was North Korea's easiest US case
Wed, 31 December 1969 17:00 - PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- Why did North Korea free Jeffrey Fowle, and only him, when two other Americans remain in prison there? Probably because Pyongyang considered him the most minor of the three offenders, and may believe that releasing him could improve abysmal U.S. relations and even temper growing international criticism of its human-rights record....
US journalist recovers; Ebola 'czar' gets to work
Wed, 31 December 1969 17:00 - WASHINGTON (AP) -- A TV news cameraman treated for Ebola was ready to go home Wednesday, the fifth patient transported from West Africa to recover at a U.S. hospital, as President Barack Obama's new Ebola "czar" got to work trying to pull together a coherent national response to the deadly disease....
Social Security benefits to go up by 1.7 percent
Wed, 31 December 1969 17:00 - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Millions of older Americans who rely on federal benefits will get a 1.7 percent increase in their monthly payments next year, the government announced Wednesday....
AP-GfK Poll: 5 things to know about midterms poll
Wed, 31 December 1969 17:00 - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Someone has to win....

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Passenger Arriving at Newark Evaluated for Possible Ebola
Wed, 22 October 2014 06:20 - A passenger who arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport from Brussels on United flight 998 Tuesday was being evaluated for possible symptoms of Ebola, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
How Police Say Two Women Almost Got Away With Stealing Houses
Wed, 22 October 2014 03:49 - When one woman went to check her mail one day, she discovered someone had stolen her house.
5 Reasons Women Live Longer Than Men
Wed, 22 October 2014 00:44 - Find out why ladies are so tough.
North Korean Detainee Reunites With Family in Ohio
Wed, 22 October 2014 07:27 - American detained half a year in North Korea returns to Ohio, has tearful reunion with family
Indiana Man Was Violent Long Before 7 Killings
Wed, 22 October 2014 05:04 - Indiana man who confessed to killing 7 women showed signs of violence a decade earlier
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