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Google’s End-To-End Email Encryption Tool Gets Closer To Launch

More than half a year ago, Google announced that it was working on an email encryption Chrome plugin that would make it very easy for anybody to encrypt their emails. Now, it looks like this tool is getting a bit closer to launch.<p>While it’s not ready for a wider release yet, Google this week moved …

BlackBerry tries to win over defectors with the BlackBerry Classic

BlackBerry has gone retro.<p>The beleaguered mobile company launched a new smartphone on Monday, one that harkens back to BlackBerrys of a previous era, …

Windows 10 Hits 1.5M Testers, With 450K Using The OS “Day To Day”

Microsoft’s Windows 10 has around 450,000 users on a daily basis, according to the software company. A new blog post from the Windows team highlighted the statistic, also noting that it has collected 1.5 million testers for its preview operating system.<p>That number was 1 million on October 13. So, …

Alex Salmond Admits He May Want To Be A Westminster MP

Alex Salmond has not ruled out running for a seat at Westminster in next year's general election as he prepares to stand down as Scotland's First …

‘Dead’ hearts transplanted into living patients in world first

Australian surgeons have successfully transplanted “dead” hearts into patients for the first time – a groundbreaking procedure with the potential to significantly boost the supply of donor organs.<p>The number of donor hearts has been limited in the past by the fact that they have had to be taken from …

This Trainee Teacher Was Sent Home On Her First Day Due To “Inappropriate” Tattoos

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Six officials 'disappear' in latest Pyongyang purges

Reports that Kim Jong-un is linked to disappearance of senior members of the North Korean government and military<p>As many as six senior members of the North Korean regime have apparently been purged in the latest bout of blood-letting in Pyongyang.<p>South Korean media reported that six officials - …

Cameron hails plan to fast-track devolution for English cities

Devolution,UK news,Politics,Cities,Future of cities,Communities,Local government,Society,Scottish independence,Scottish politics,Scotland,Yorkshire,Leeds,Sheffield,Manchester,Greater Manchester,Liverpool,Hull,Peterborough,David Cameron<p>Report from City Growth Commission says ‘devo met’ could be …

iPad Air 2 has a smaller battery, iFixit finds

Apple says its flagship iPad Air 2 tablet gets the same 10 hours of use as last year's original iPad Air, even though a teardown of a Wi-Fi-only iPad Air 2 from device repair website iFixit shows that the battery is 15 percent smaller than its predecessor.<p>It's not much of a surprise considering the …

Adobe Distances Itself From Gawker After Writer's Gamergate Tweet

Here we go again.<p>Gamergate has declared another victory after software maker Adobe implicitly condemned a recent series of tweets from Gawker writer Sam Biddle that made fun of the Gamergate movement.<p>Biddle’s tweets came in the aftermath of generally negative coverage of Gamergate by many of Gawker …

Inbox is a total reinvention of email from Google

Inbox also does the same sort of email triaging that has made Mailbox, Acompli, and other Gmail apps so popular. You can "snooze" a message away and have it reappear at a certain time or a certain geolocation. You can also add standard Google Reminders to your inbox, and they'll also appear in …

Jeremy Hunt Mulls Controversial Sale Of NHS Staffing Agency

Jeremy Hunt has been accused of having "no interest" in the National Health Service's future amid reports that his department may sell off its main …