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Mindfulness for People Who Are Too Busy to Meditate

Mindfulness has become almost a buzz-word. But what is it, really? Mindfulness is, quite simply, the skill of being present and aware, moment by moment, regardless of circumstances.<p>For instance, researchers have found that mindfulness can reprogram the brain to be more rational and less emotional. …

California Senate votes down bill for mandatory anti-theft kill switches

With hopes of saving consumers upwards of $2.5 billion per year in costs related to stolen mobile devices, a “kill switch” bill went before California state Senate this week. The bill would have made it mandatory for device manufacturers to install a method for rendering stolen devices inoperable. …

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Nike seeking to expand software partnership with Apple following shutdown of wearable tech division

Earlier this week, it was revealed that Nike was winding down its wearable technology efforts with the intention of focusing on fitness software, such as thhe Nike+ Running app seen above. Today Nike CEO Mark Parker told CNBC (clip below) that the company is looking to expand its partnerships with …

Judge rules US search warrants still apply to info stored overseas

A New York judge just ruled that US search warrants still apply to email accounts and other digital info, even if they're stored overseas. US Magistrate James Francis made that decision to make sure a search warrant issued to Microsoft for a user's account whose emails are stored on a Dublin, …

Verizon fought the NSA's metadata collection program but lost anyway

It looks like Verizon's concerns about government snooping go beyond publishing transparency reports -- but also haven't had much of a tangible effect. The <i>Washington Post</i> understands through both a declassified ruling and sources that Big Red quietly challenged the constitutionality of the NSA's …

North Korea says it's detained an American tourist for improper behavior

North Korea says it has detained an American for what it called improper behavior while the man was being processed to enter the country as a tourist.<p>The official Korean Central News Agency identified the man as Miller Matthew Todd, 24, and said he entered the country on April 10 with a tourist …