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Cone - A Smart Wireless Speaker That Knows What You Want To Hear

At the Code conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif last week, Aether co-founder Duncan Lamb showed off a new speaker called Cone that connects to your home wireless network to stream music and other audio. So far, nothing unique about that. But unlike other wireless speakers, you control the …

Huawei's WiFi is ten times faster than yours

Don't look now, but the speedy WiFi router you just bought may already be old hat. Huawei has tested WiFi based on a future standard (802.11ax) that can hit 10.5Gbps -- about 10 times faster than what you typically get out of an 802.11ac connection today. The trick, the company says, is making more …

Dirt Bombs

Makes 12 Servings<p>Like a cinnamon-sugar doughnut in muffin form. You’ve been warned.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>muffins<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2¼ cups all-purpose flour<p>2 teaspoons baking powder<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>½ teaspoon ground nutmeg<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature<p>¾ cup sugar<p>1 …

10 Phrases Great Speakers Never Say

Want to ruin a presentation in seconds? Just drop in one of these sentences.<p>While it's really hard to immediately win over a crowd, it's really easy for a speaker to lose the room within the first few minutes of a presentation.<p>To make sure you don't lose your audience, here's Boris Veldhuijzen van …

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SEC Is Probing Up To $1.8 Billion Of Chris Christie's Transport Funding

The Securities and Exchange Commission is looking into New Jersey's use of up to $1.8 billion in tax-exempt bond financing from the Port Authority to fix a bridge and roadways feeding into the New Jersey side of theHolland Tunnel, Main Justice reported, citing unnamed sources.<p>The SEC's inquiry …

Spain begins search for remains of 'Don Quixote' author Miguel de Cervantes

Miguel de Cervantes, Spain's greatest writer, was a soldier of little fortune. He died broke in Madrid, his body riddled with bullets. His burial place was a tiny convent church no larger than the entrance hall of an average house.<p>No more was heard of the 16th-century author until the rediscovery …

Thai opposition leader meets military head as crisis deepens | Reuters

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai opposition leader Abhisit Vejjajiva met the head of the armed forces on Monday to discuss ways to avert a showdown between rival political factions next month that threatens more bloodshed and economic damage.<p>Thailand's opposition leader and former Prime Minister Abhisit …

North Korea ups rhetoric after Obama visits South

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea expressed outrage Monday over a rhetorical attack on President Park Geun-hye by the North Korean government …

Somali PM angry over diplomat's arrest in Kenya

<b>Somalia has condemned the arrest of one of its diplomats in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, during a security operation to flush out illegal immigrants and militant Islamists.</b><p>Siyad Mohamud Shire's brief arrest on Friday violated his diplomatic immunity, Somalia's government said.<p>Kenyan police said Mr …

Andy Coulson denies running slapdash operation at News of the World

Andy Coulson has denied he ran a "slapdash" and "careless" operation at the News of the World in which police officers were paid for royal directories and home secretaries phones were hacked.<p>The former editor admitted that he might have been "careless" on occasion, but that this did not amount to …

British PR man found guilty of indecent assaults

LONDON (AP) — Max Clifford, once one of the most powerful figures in the British entertainment world, was found guilty Monday of eight counts of …

3 arrested over evidence, call center raided in South Korea ferry probe

South Korean authorities arrested three people Monday on suspicion of destroying evidence connected to the sinking of the ferry Sewol. Investigators also raided a Coast Guard office in a probe of how officials handled the first emergency call from a passenger.<p>The director and two other people with …