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Ukraine crisis: Russia alarmed over US-Nato military moves

<b>Moscow has voiced concern over an "unprecedented" increase in US and Nato military activity near Russian borders, amid an escalating crisis in Ukraine.</b><p>Russia's defence minister condemned "provocative" US and Nato comments.<p>Pro-Russia activists have seized buildings in more than a dozen towns in east …

Russia

Microsoft Admits to Huge Security Flaw in Internet Explorer

A flaw in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer web browser could allow hackers access to the personal information of countless millions of web users, …

Internet Explorer

Kerry Apologizes for Apartheid Comments

In a statement Monday evening, the secretary of state said if he ‘could rewind the tape,’ he wouldn’t have used the word ‘apartheid’ in his warning …

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar blames “poor” Donald Sterling’s “sexy nanny” girlfriend for “cajoling him into revealing his racism”

The legendary former player and member of multiple championship teams says Sterling is a racist but also a victim<p>Writing in Time Magazine, NBA legend — and onetime Los Angeles Clippers* coach — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar argues that while Donald Sterling is an awful racist whose public shaming is to be …

What the Death of Nike’s FuelBand Means for the Future of Wearables

In the midst of all the breathless hoopla and “extra, extra, Tweet all about it” that’s going on over wearables, one of the leaders in the field announced they’ll no longer be making them. To which we said, “Wait… what?!” You probably heard about Nike’s FuelBand way before you even started …

Wearable Tech

These popes are not saints: Time for the media to stop believing in “miracles”

Miracles are bunk, the Vatican remains dangerous. Why does the media give the church’s phony PR stunt a free pass?<p>One drizzly evening in early March 2013, as a papal conclave was convening within the Vatican to choose a new pontiff, and all awaited a puff of white smoke from the Sistine Chapel’s …

Cloning used to make stem cells from adult humans

For the first time, cloning technologies have been used to generate stem cells that are genetically matched to adult patients.<p>Fear not: No legitimate scientist is in the business of cloning humans. But cloned embryos can be used as a source for stem cells that match a patient and can produce any …

Samsung Galaxy S5 ‘Prime’ Could Bring A Premium Bump To The Android Flagship In June

In a somewhat unusual move, Samsung is rumored to be planning a premium version of their already high-end Galaxy S5 Android smartphone. That device could arrive as early as June, according to a new report from Asia Today (via SamMobile) and might include a 2560×1440 display (better than the full HD …

Army dog killed in Afghanistan given posthumous medal

Sasha is the 65th animal to be awarded the PDSA's Dickin Medal since 1943<p><b>A British Army dog killed alongside her handler in Afghanistan is to be honoured with what is called the highest military award for an animal.</b><p>Sasha, a four-year-old yellow Labrador who was trained to hunt out explosives, is …

Military

Samsung's mobile phone sales decline

<b>Samsung Electronics has reported a 4% fall in sales at its mobile phone unit.</b><p>Revenues in the sector fell to 33.4 trillion won ($32.3bn; £23.3bn) in the January-to-March period.<p>But the South Korean company said operating profit for its mobile phone unit rose 18% from the previous three months, in …

Samsung

First Solar Eclipse of 2014 Will Darken Sun on Tuesday

The moon will block the sun in the first solar eclipse of the year on Tuesday (April 29), and stargazers in Australia have some of the best seats on the planet. But you don't have to be in the land Down Under to see the sun spectacle — you can watch it online for free.<p>Weather permitting, the first …

Solar Eclipse

New U.S. Stealth Jet Can’t Hide From Russian Radar

America’s gazillion-dollar Joint Strike Fighter is supposed to go virtually unseen when flying over enemy turf. But that’s not how things are working …