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Android Fake ID bug exposes smartphones and tablets

<b>An Android flaw has been uncovered that lets malware insert malicious code into other apps, gain access to the user's credit card data and take control of the device's settings.</b><p>BlueBox Labs said it was particularly concerning as phone and tablet owners did not need to grant the malware special …

Tony Gwynn's cancer: How smokeless tobacco can contribute to disease

Baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn died at the age of 54 on Monday, following a long battle with salivary gland cancer.<p>Prior to being diagnosed, Gwynn had undergone three procedures to remove noncancerous lesions from his parotid gland, one of the major salivary glands located in front of and just …

Miley Cyrus Defends Introducing Joe Jonas to Weed

'If you want to smoke weed, you’re going to smoke weed,' she says in a new interview<p>Miley Cyrus defended introducing Joe Jonas to pot when they were …

Miley Cyrus

Joanne Chang's Hot and Sour Soup

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: A Chinese restaurant classic strips off its winter coat, and you get the post-holiday soup you've been waiting for.</i><p>Hot and sour is what we hanker for when we're …

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Judge orders life support for 13-year-old girl declared brain dead - U.S. News

Nailah Winkfield, mother of 13-year-old Jahi McMath, cries before a courtroom hearing on Friday in Oakland, Calif.<p>13-year-old Jahi McMath, who had her tonsils removed on Dec. 9 and was declared brain dead three days later.<p>By Lisa Fernandez and Kim Tere, NBCBayArea.com, and Wire Services<p>A judge has …

Thanksgiving Turkey: Arborio Rice Stuffing

<b>Thanksgiving Turkey with Arborio Rice Stuffing</b><p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>Turkey - 6 1/2 - 7 lbs.<p>Ground Beef - 3/4 lb.<p>Onion - medium ( finely chopped)<p>Arborio Rice - 1/2 cup<p>Pine Nuts - 1/3 cup<p>White Wine - 1 cup<p>Chicken or Turkey stock - 2 cups (room temperature)<p>Butter - 1 1/2 cups<p>Lemons - 3 squeezed<p>Salt/Pepper - to …

Android 4.4 KitKat is out now

Google's latest iteration of Android, 4.4 KitKat, has officially been released alongside the new Nexus 5 smartphone. The update should roll out to …

Android News

Amsterdam's most unique bars

While Amsterdam's pulsating Red Light District and party hubs like Leidseplein need no introduction, the Dutch capital has some wonderfully diverse bars away from the raucous stag parties and tourist crowds.<p>Many offer dining too, although just stopping by for a drink is fine. Here are 10 of the …

In pictures: Concorde the supersonic airliner - Telegraph

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Samsung Galaxy Round brings curve to smartphones

Smartphone makers are always looking for another way to wow buyers and get them to pay for new devices. Samsung's giving it a go with the seriously curvaceous Round.<p>Samsung has won the race to be the first phone manufacturer this fall to launch a curved smartphone.<p>The company announced late Tuesday …

FBI shuts down 'black market website Silk Road'

Silk Road, a website that sold illegal drugs worth millions of dollars, has been shut down after its alleged founder was arrested and accused of hiring an assassin to kill a customer who threatened to reveal the identities of other users.<p>The FBI announced that Ross Ulbricht, also known as Dread …

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Nearly All Mobile Device Makers Cheat on Benchmarks, Except Apple and Motorola

Following Tuesday's report that Samsung artificially inflates its benchmarking scores, well-respected hardware review site <i>AnandTech</i> has published evidence suggesting nearly all mobile manufacturers, with the exception of Apple and Motorola, use CPU/GPU optimizations to game benchmark tests.<p>Samsung …

Snowden's email provider Lavabit fought government surveillance with ultra-tiny font

Earlier this summer, a few weeks after former NSA contractor Edward Snowden's leaked documents on the agency's surveillance practices were published, the encrypted email service provider he used, called Lavabit, shut itself down. At that time, Lavabit's founder Ladar Levison said he was shuttering …

FaceTime Audio Is Apple’s Biggest Little Feature Addition In iOS 7

Quietly, gradually, but clearly Apple is building platform lock-in into its iOS products, with some features that are deeper than just a rich third-party software ecosystem. FaceTime Audio is the latest of these, VoIP calling built on the back of its FaceTime video chat service, which is tightly …

Apple sells nine million new iPhones in three days

Apple just set a new all-time record for iPhone launch sales: it reports selling nine million total iPhone 5s and 5c units this weekend, well over the 5 million of the iPhone 5 launch last year. While the company isn't breaking down sales by individual models, it notes that the initial iPhone 5s …

‘Grand Theft Auto V’ sales blow past $1 billion in three days

"Grand Theft Auto V" has crossed the $1 billion sales mark after three days in stores, a rate faster than any other video game, film or other entertainment product has ever managed, its creator Take Two Interactive said on Friday.<p>The latest installment of GTA, a cultural phenomenon that has sparked …

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Arian Foster Says He Took Money While Playing at Tennessee

Arian Foster, one of the most productive rushers in Tennessee Volunteers history, recently revealed that he took money during his time with the program.<p>The current Houston Texans star made the shocking revelations in an upcoming EPIX documentary entitled <i>Schooled: The Price of College Sports</i> (via …

New Music: R. Kelly “Genius”

R. Kelly takes us on a ride of ecstacy in “Genuis,” a new sexy ballad off his forthcoming <i>Black Panties</i> album. The Pied Piper swoons listeners with a …

Batman Fan Film Continues Story of 'The Dark Knight Rises' – /Film

Though it was released over a year ago, there’s still some debate as to the ending of <b>Christopher Nolan</b>‘s <b>The Dark Knight Rises</b>. Is Bruce Wayne alive, …

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Vin Diesel: 15 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About the 'Riddick' Star

Getty<p>You know Vin Diesel as the pumped-up, deep-voiced action star who headlines high-octane movies like "Fast & Furious 6" and "XXX," but there's much more to the actor than meets the eye.<p>We bet you'd be surprised to know the "Riddick" star got his start in theater or that he once appeared in a …

Facebook grants TV networks and news sites backdoor access to its audience data

<i>The Today Show</i> and CNNfrequently cite tweets when it comes to gauging public sentiment about current events like an election or natural disaster, and Facebook hopes to change that. The company today announced two tools that will give TV networks and news sites access to its data, so they can …