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Another Tor router crowdfunding project nixed by Kickstarter
Fri, 24 October 2014 12:45 - TorFi project, a hack of TP-Link routers, is suspended, developer’s account deleted.
Microsoft posts record Q1 on strong cloud, better than expected hardware
Thu, 23 October 2014 17:20 - Operating income takes a $1B hit due to layoffs and restructuring.
T-Mobile: Our network has trouble with building walls and long distances
Thu, 23 October 2014 13:15 - T-Mobile used to claim its network is #1—now it says it needs better spectrum.
Ten years of Ubuntu: How Linux’s beloved newcomer became its criticized king
Wed, 22 October 2014 19:00 - Ars looks back at the decade in Ubuntu, from Warty Warthog to 25 million users worldwide.
Windows Update drivers bricking USB serial chips beloved of hardware hackers
Wed, 22 October 2014 18:40 - The move to combat counterfeit chips leaves hobbyists stuck in the middle.
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.

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BBC News - Home

Scottish Labour leader standing down
Fri, 24 October 2014 18:45 - Johann Lamont is standing down as leader of the Scottish Labour Party with immediate effect after criticising her Westminster colleagues.
State of emergency imposed in Sinai
Fri, 24 October 2014 18:58 - Egypt declares a three-month state of emergency in parts of the Sinai Peninsula after two attacks there killed at least 31 soldiers.
'Many exposed' to Mali Ebola girl
Fri, 24 October 2014 22:04 - The authorities in Mali confirm the death of the country's first Ebola patient, a two-year-old girl, and say many people were exposed to her.
Cost of driving licence to be cut
Fri, 24 October 2014 17:01 - The cost of getting a driving licence is being cut following a recent public consultation, the government says.
Man injured in west Belfast shooting
Fri, 24 October 2014 16:24 - Man in "critical condition" after being shot in west Belfast
Cancer-killing cells made in the lab
Fri, 24 October 2014 17:27 - Scientists from Harvard Medical School have discovered a way of turning stem cells into killing machines to fight brain cancer.
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Lifehacker

How to Get Free Repairs Without a Valid Warranty
Fri, 24 October 2014 17:30 -

How to Get Free Repairs Without a Valid Warranty

Nothing sucks more than having a gadget break down and finding out it'll cost hundreds of dollars to fix. Don't have the cash to spend on a repair? Here are some tricks for fixing it even if your warranty doesn't apply.

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This Video Debunks 10 Popular Misconceptions About Food
Fri, 24 October 2014 17:00 -

No matter what you call them—myths, urban legends, old wives' tales, or misconceptions—this video tackles some of the more popular cooking and food related ones you've probably heard at some point.

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Here's a List of More Than 30 Free Image Sites That Don't Look Stock-y
Fri, 24 October 2014 16:00 -

Here's a List of More Than 30 Free Image Sites That Don't Look Stock-y

Finding decent, non-stock-y images that are free to use can sometimes be a frustrating search. This collection of over 30 image web sites contains a mountain of photos that would look just as good in your project as they would as your computer's wallpaper.

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Find Battery Saving Tips for Almost Any Phone Model with This Index
Fri, 24 October 2014 15:30 -

Find Battery Saving Tips for Almost Any Phone Model with This Index

Smartphone battery life is getting better over time, but there's still plenty of things you can do to help keep your pocket-dwelling life assistant alive. This comprehensive index includes a wide range of battery-saving tips for models from Apple, Samsung, Blackberry, HTC, Huawei, LG, Motorola, Sony, Nokia, and even Amazon.

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Five Therapy Tips to Help Manage Life's Problems
Fri, 24 October 2014 15:00 -

Five Therapy Tips to Help Manage Life's Problems

Not everyone has access to professional therapists or psychologists, but we all face life's difficulties and need to find ways to deal with them. With some simple therapeutic tactics and methods, you might be able to help yourself overcome your more manageable problems.

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CNET News

College students more prone to thoughtless social posts than high schoolers, study says
Fri, 24 October 2014 19:04 - A new survey -- conducted for a firm that recently brought its private social-networking app to the US -- also shows that teens are tired of the lack of reality on sites like Facebook.






Google's head of Android to oversee its most important products
Fri, 24 October 2014 18:13 - By promoting one of his most trusted lieutenants, Google CEO Larry Page can spend more time focusing on the future.






Clever cables for charging your phone (pictures)
Fri, 24 October 2014 18:12 - Balking at the idea of paying Native Union Night Cable $40 to tie a knot in your smartphone charging cable? There are plenty of other charging cables available for less that you should also consider.






Lady Gaga's 'Cheek to Cheek' coming to Amazon Instant 4K, PBS
Fri, 24 October 2014 17:45 - ​If you're a fan of Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett or changing outfits every three minutes, 'Cheek to Cheek Live' will be televised on PBS tonight, and on Amazon Instant 4K later in the year.






Crave Ep. 180: Help battling robots cause even more mayhem
Fri, 24 October 2014 17:35 - The robot war might be televised (on the Web at least) and it's a fight to the finish. The RoboGames could become a Web series if a crowdfunding effort meets its goal.






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AP Top Technology News At 10 p.m. EDT

NBCUniversal settles with unpaid interns for $6.4M
Wed, 31 December 1969 17:00 - NEW YORK (AP) -- Nearly 9,000 unpaid interns stand to benefit from a $6.4 million settlement with NBCUniversal over back wages....
Out-of-patience investors sell off Amazon
Wed, 31 December 1969 17:00 - NEW YORK (AP) -- Amazon has long acted like an ideal customer on its own website: a freewheeling big spender with no worries about balancing a checkbook. Investors confident in founder and CEO Jeff Bezos' invest-and-expand strategy flooded into the stock as the company revolutionized shopping, upended the book industry and took on the cloud - even though its vast range of initiatives ate up all the company's profits....
Cloud business lifts Microsoft's quarterly results
Wed, 31 December 1969 17:00 - SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Microsoft's quarterly profit and revenue sailed past expectations Thursday, as CEO Satya Nadella's push to embrace cloud computing and diversify into mobile devices helped lift sales by 25 percent....
Google exec sets records with leap from near-space
Wed, 31 December 1969 17:00 - ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) -- Google executive Alan Eustace broke the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert early Friday after taking a big leap from the edge of space....
Zuckerberg speaks Chinese, Beijing students cheer
Wed, 31 December 1969 17:00 - BEIJING (AP) -- China may ban Facebook, but not its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg. The young billionaire delighted an audience of students at a prestigious Beijing university this week with a 30-minute chat in his recently learned Mandarin Chinese....

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AP Top Headlines At 2 a.m. EDT

Ebola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooder
Wed, 31 December 1969 17:00 - NEW YORK (AP) -- Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician now being treated for Ebola in New York City, is the kind of globe-trotting do-gooder who could walk into a small village in Africa and, even though he didn't know the language, win people over through hugs alone, according to people who worked with him....
School gunman was homecoming prince, students say
Wed, 31 December 1969 17:00 - MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) -- A student recently crowned freshman class homecoming prince walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria Friday and opened fire, killing one person and shooting four others - including two of his cousins - before turning the gun on himself, officials and witnesses said....
Militant group said to be using chlorine bombs
Wed, 31 December 1969 17:00 - MURSITPINAR, Turkey (AP) -- New allegations have emerged that Islamic State extremists have expanded their arsenal with chlorine bombs and captured fighter jets - weapons that could help the militants in Iraq and Syria....
Poll: 2 of 3 Americans say IS threat is important
Wed, 31 December 1969 17:00 - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sixty-five percent of Americans now say the threat from the Islamic State group is very or even extremely important, and nearly half think the U.S. military response in Iraq and Syria has not gone far enough, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll. Most want to see America's partners step up their contribution to the fight,...
Gunman in Canada attack complained about mosque
Wed, 31 December 1969 17:00 - VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- The gunman who shot and killed a soldier in plain daylight then stormed Canada's Parliament once complained that a Vancouver mosque he attended was too liberal and inclusive, and was kicked out after he repeatedly spent the night there even though officials told him to stop, Muslim leaders said Friday....

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ABC News: Top Stories

Homecoming Prince Identified as High School Shooting Suspect
Fri, 24 October 2014 19:38 - A high school student in Washington state opened fire in a cafeteria at lunchtime, leaving one person dead and at least four injured before killing himself with a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said. Eyewitnesses and law enforcement sources identified the shooter as Jaylen Fryberg, a freshman at Marysville Pilchuck High School.
States Toughen Ebola Quarantine Rules After NY Doctor Case
Fri, 24 October 2014 20:56 - Some states to enforce quarantines for all travelers from West Africa.
Your Doctor May Owe Thousands in Unpaid Student Loans
Fri, 24 October 2014 18:50 - A list of debtors names over 800 doctors in 43 states who owe over $100 million.
Ebola-Stricken Doc Described as Driven Do-Gooder
Fri, 24 October 2014 23:11 - Ebola-stricken doctor seen as globe-trotting do-gooder driven to join global health fight
School Gunman Was Homecoming Prince, Students Say
Fri, 24 October 2014 22:48 - Officials, students say Seattle-area homecoming prince kills 1, wounds 4 before shooting self
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