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Mikhail Gorbachev is worried about a world war; he hopes Trump and Putin can stop it

The last time Mikhail Gorbachev made American news, the former Soviet dictator sounded upbeat.<p>Of the incoming President Trump, he told the Associated Press in December: "He has little political experience, but, maybe it's good."<p>Of his successor, autocratic Russian President Vladmir Putin: "He is a …

Gooligan malware roots 1M Android phones in "largest Google account breach to date"

A new strain of Android malware dubbed "Gooligan," thought to be "the largest Google account breach to date," is already in active circulation and …

Man sues Samsung, saying Note 7 exploded in his pants

Technically Incorrect: His lawyer says he received a warning email from Samsung 10 hours after the incident.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>It was going to blow up this way sooner or later.<p>After news emerged that Samsung had received 92 …

Gear & Gadgets

Boxer takes to Twitter to claim Putin fixed his fight

Technically Incorrect: Michael Conlan of Ireland openly asks the Russian president how much he paid to ensure that Conlan's Russian opponent was the winner.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Russian President Vladimir Putin is known to be an …

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Fingerprint scanner scares refugees away from safe haven

In northern France, authorities and charities have built three refugee camps with different technology and philosophies. But their good intentions can easily be undermined.<p><i>This is part of our Road Trip 2016 summer series "Life, Disrupted," about how technology is helping with the global refugee</i> …

European Union

Top US Marine says smartphone society has made soldiers soft

General Robert B. Neller, commandant of the US Marines Corps, says soldiers may need to leave their phones at home.<p>"We've been eating in chow halls and drinking green bean coffee. That's pretty nice."

Military

Hackers for Hillary gets boost from Trump comments

Politicians and hackers don't often mix. But a fund-raiser for Hillary Clinton held during the Black Hat hackers conference is reportedly a hit.<p>Talk about a comment backfiring. Donald Trump continues to face fallout after saying he hopes Russian hackers find Hillary Clinton's "missing" emails.<p>At a …

Government

Apple regains status as world's favorite company

Technically Incorrect: Having lost out to Google last year, Apple rises to the top again in FutureBrand's analysis of the top 100 listed companies in the world.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>I'm not sure how often real people sit down …

Market Capitalization

Apple's iPhone turns nine: 5 ways it's still better than Android

Apple changed the world nine years ago when it released the first iPhone. It sounds hyperbolic but I assure you, the original iPhone quite literally …

Canada expected to send troops to Latvia to deter Russia

Canada is expected to announce within days it will deploy hundreds of Canadian Forces soldiers to Latvia as part of a new NATO force in Eastern Europe as a deterrent against Russian aggression.<p>Sources say the federal cabinet has authorized Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan ‎to provide up to a …

Russia

Our first iPhone review from 2007

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Migrant crisis: EU proposes $760 million emergency aid for Greece

<b>(CNN) —</b> The European Union announced plans Wednesday for 700 million euros ($760 million) in emergency aid to Greece as the economically struggling country copes with an influx of migrants stranded in hopes of gaining entry into Europe.<p>The EU's Christos Stylianides revealed the emergency funding …

Middle East

Canadian fighter jets strike ISIS targets in Iraq

Canadian fighter jets taking part in the air campaign against the ISIS have had a busy start to 2016.<p>The Canadian Forces says two CF-18 Hornets took …

Justin Trudeau

Did a Chinese carrier just confirm the new four-inch iPhone for April?

Whether Apple ends up calling it the iPhone 6C, the iPhone 7C, or something else altogether (iPhone 6 Mini?), it's difficult to ignore the persistent …

WhatsApp for iOS to reportedly gain video call support, Android to follow later

After adding voice calling support to WhatsApp earlier this year, rumors are rife that the Facebook owned messaging service could soon gain support …

Jeb Bush says Apple Watch not intuitive, knocks battery life in 'review'

In a recent interview with Business Insider, Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush shared his thoughts on Apple Watch, which he is often seen …

Apple Maps now 3x more popular than Google Maps among iOS users

The original launch of Apple Maps was far from a rousing success. Though Apple may have initially been hoping to give Google a run for its money, the …

Samsung will finally pay Apple more than half a billion dollars for copying the iPhone

Nearly five years after Samsung was found guilty in a California court of copying certain aspects of Apple's iPhone and iPad without permission, the …

Ringleader of Paris attacks planned more strikes, mocked open borders | Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - The ringleader behind the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris had plans to strike Jewish targets and to disrupt schools and the transport system in France, according to sources close to the investigation.<p>Abdelhamid Abaaoud, a Belgian national of Moroccan origin, also boasted of the ease with …

North Africa

Crimea without power from Ukraine after electricity pylons 'blown up' | Reuters

MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) - Crimea was left without electricity supplies from Ukraine on Sunday after pylons carrying power lines to the Russia-annexed peninsula were blown up overnight.<p>Security personnel, wearing a camouflage uniform, stand guard near a damaged electrical pylon near the village of …

Russia

ISIS has 24-hour help desk for terrorists

New reports detailing the activities of ISIS, which is responsible for the recent attacks on Paris, Beirut and for taking down a Russian passenger …

Brussels on security clampdown; new arrests in Paris probe

<b>Paris (CNN) —</b> Belgium's capital was under the country's highest terror alert level Saturday -- with Brussels' subway service suspended and people warned to avoid gatherings -- as authorities warned of a possible imminent threat a week after deadly attacks in Paris.<p>Specific reasons for Friday …

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