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20 great UK walks with pubs, chosen by nature writers

Pull on your boots and enjoy the countryside in all its autumn glory. Ten of Britain’s best nature writers reveal their favourite routes – and where they like to refuel on the way<p><b>20 more UK walks with pub pit stops</b><p><b>Length: 11miles<br>Time: 5</b>½ <b>hours<br>Start/finish: Grassington National Park Centre</b> …

National Parks

Obama launches criminal justice tour: 'Something I’ll keep fighting for'

WASHINGTON — President Obama said Saturday that he'll launch a nationwide criminal justice tour next week, an effort that he says will "highlight some of the Americans who are doing their part to fix our criminal justice system."<p>"Much of our criminal justice system remains unfair," Obama said in …

People will soon have to register their drones with the federal government

The forthcoming rules stem from concerns about the airspace that drones share with larger aircraft.<p>A handful of incidences have occurred in which drones have either gotten too close to commercial jets or hindered firefighting operations.<p>Currently, consumer recreational drones have been the type …

Despite court ruling, gov’t still wants to track cellphones without a warrant

The Justice Department is arguing that if a mobile phone provider has stored information on their customers’ whereabouts, law enforcement is entitled …

Chinese Court Stuns New Balance with $16 Million Verdict: Lessons on Doing Business in China

June 10, 2015<p>Embed<p>On April 24, 2015, Guangzhou Municipal Intermediate People’s Court in south China’s Guangdong Province stunned Xinbailun Trade …

Privacy

US calls for cyber reform after massive hack

President Barack Obama's allies seized on news of that data on four million government employees had been compromised to press for legislation stalled in the Republican-dominated Congress.<p>"The fact is, we need the United States Congress to come out of the dark ages and come into the 21st century to …

Apple's Tim Cook speaks out against discriminatory 'religious freedom' laws

Apple CEO Tim Cook has used the editorial pages of <i>The Washington Post</i> to condemn laws that allow businesses to refuse service to homosexuals or other groups on the grounds of "religious freedom." Calling the legislation "something very dangerous happening in states across the country," Cook says …

Which website builder is right for you?

Website builders — WordPress, Squarespace, Wix, and dozens of others — are popping up <i>everywhere</i>. Some of them claim they’ll let you build a site within minutes. Others claim they provide all the power of Photoshop plus native code <i>combined</i>.<p>Ultimately, these tools all attempt to achieve the same …

Meet Instant AppMachine, a Speedy Mobile App Builder

Running a small business is challenging, not only when it comes to designing and managing the best product or service, but also when it comes to presenting your creation to the public. When compared to large companies, there’s certainly less help available for critical processes like establishing a …

Android Wear will get Wi-Fi support, gesture control in next software release

Faster, easier access to apps and contacts is also on the way<p>Google isn't standing still with its wearable platform now that Apple has given the press a chance to use the Apple Watch. A source knowledgeable with Android Wear's product road map tells <i>The Verge</i> that the next software release will turn …

Personal drone registration will become necessary, U.K. Lords say

A U.K House of Lords committee has recommended that, in the long term, people operating drones for leisure may need to register them so their owners …

Do This Security Checkup For 2GB More Google Drive Storage

Marking Safer Internet Day, Google is giving an extra 2GB of Google Drive storage to anyone who completes this security checkup by February 17.<p>The checkup makes sure your account recovery information is current, asks you to review recent sign-in activity, and lets you see which apps and devices can …

Snapchat has nailed mobile-native video

Give Snapchat credit for knowing its medium. Its new original video series, “Literally Can’t Even”—part of a new video and content effort called Discover—feels at home on an iPhone in a way few others do.<p>The show, starring Sasha Spielberg and Emily Goldwyn—two 20-something daughters of Hollywood …