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How To Protect Yourself On Public Wi-Fi: Free, Open Internet Can Be Awesome, But It’s A Huge Security Risk

The easiest way to get yourself hacked is to sit down at a coffee shop, open your computer and log on to the internet. The very notion of a public …

Meet the Up-and-Coming Narcos Who Could Be Worse Than El Chapo | VICE News

There was a time, the story goes, when if a local collided with a drug trafficker's car on the streets of Culiacán — a bastion of the infamous Sinaloa cartel — the narco was likely to hop out to check that everything was ok.<p>"They'd say: 'If you have any problems call this doctor and I'll pay,'" …

Mexico

How to encrypt everything on Windows, OS X, iOS, and Android

The FBI’s inability to crack a terrorist’s iPhone 5c shows the strong protection you can get for your private information on a mobile device. That …

‘Big Short’ professor’s fund swells as theory meets reality

Richard Thaler's cameo in the Oscar contending movie <i>The Big Short</i> was a rare moment of glamour for an economist who built his career studying the follies of human behaviour.<p>The 70-year-old University of Chicago professor, whose stock-picking theories drive the Undiscovered Managers Behavioral Value …

Investing

Galaxy Note 6 release date, specs, features, rumors

With Samsung due to release the Galaxy S7 on February 21 ahead of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, it is not surprising that this handset is …

Completely wireless earbuds are finally here - News - Alternative Press

In the past few years, products professing to be wireless earbuds have cropped up on the market, when in reality the buds are usually connected by a …

It's going from bad to worse on Wall Street

<i>To sign up, scroll to the bottom of this page and click "Get updates in your inbox," or click here.</i><p>Deutsche Bank is cutting 75 jobs in its global-markets division, split between London and New York.<p>The cuts are in the bank's fixed-income trading unit, which deals with products such as bonds and …

Markets

How One Family's Drug Trafficking, Kidnapping, and Murder Charges Turned a Texas Teacher Fugitive | VICE News

After Monica Velasco went on the run from the law, parents of her students at Thomas Manor Elementary School in El Paso, Texas, told investigators that the unassuming 42-year-old brunette was one of best teachers their children ever had.<p>She used to return home in the evenings to a spacious $400,000 …

Crime

Stocks could be setting up for a huge squeeze

Markets are approaching extreme levels, observes a trade note from the Morgan Stanley futures desk, and it is hedge funds that have been selling this stock market in a big way and a massive short squeeze could be approaching. The bank's futures desk "Pain Trade Monitor," meanwhile, points to …

Stock Markets
Government

Canadian dollar's 'petro-currency' status may soon weaken, analysts say

Currency analysts at Bank of Nova Scotia believe the Canadian dollar’s “petro-currency” status may be about to weaken.<p>Don’t get the wrong idea. The loonie’s ties to oil will remain, but possibly weaken, according to strategists Shaun Osborne and Eric Theoret.<p>“Weak oil prices have been closely …

Business (Canada)
Law Enforcement

How an Aspiring New York Fashion Mogul Became a Serial Killer

Called "Son of Sal" by his neighbors on Staten Island, Salvatore Perrone targeted three shopkeepers in Brooklyn for brutal slayings.<p>Salvatore Perrone, the man called "Son of Sal" by neighbors and who prosecutors said targeted shopkeepers in Brooklyn, was convicted of three counts of second-degree …

Crime

NYPD cop-turned-pimp busted after months of surveillance | Fox News

A New York Police Department cop accused of working as a pimp on his off-hours is now facing up to 10 years in prison.<p>For more than six months, the FBI followed and investigated NYPD Officer Eduardo Cornejo after receiving a tip last year that he was using his own personal vehicle to drive …

Crime
Crime

Galaxy S7: Samsung’s not even trying to hide the new ‘Edge’ anymore

Much has been written about Samsung’s desire to keep its flagship devices a secret, but the South Korean titan has never really been able to do it. …

Electronics Industry

3 High-Tech Ski Gadgets Worth Buying

Don't get snowed on price.<p>A nifty gadget can improve any day on the slopes, but don’t let the steep sticker prices send you sprawling. You can find …

Gear & Gadgets

Head into the woods without losing service with GoTenna (pictures)

Handsfree

More bad news for El Chapo and his Sinaloa drug cartel

US and Mexican drug enforcement authorities just announced that they captured several gang members in a raid that took place near the Arizona border with Mexico, according to Reuters, the Guardian, and others.<p>The operation—dubbed “Mexican Operation Diablo Express,” per reports—brought in about two …

Mexico

California

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New docs confirm CIA planned to kidnap Snowden

Documents obtained by Denfri.dk media confirm rendition flight used Copenhagen Airport for mission to kidnap Edward Snowden.<p>According to documents …

Here are the powerful Mexican drug cartels that operate in the US

Virtually the entire US illicit-drug market is controlled by seven Mexican cartels, according to the US Drug Enforcement Administration's 2015 National Drug Threat Assessment Summary.<p>The DEA report notes that there are no organizations at this time with the infrastructure and power to challenge …

Cartels

Falling Oil Prices, Plunging Ruble Hits Regular Russians Hard

MOSCOW — Regular Russians are caught in a perfect economic storm as their salaries drop while rent and food prices are on the rise. Even taxes look set to jump.<p>The main reason for the ongoing hardship is the price of the country’s main export, oil, which has fallen from a year-average of $97 per …

Russia

Let's talk about the Samsung Galaxy S7 and its micro-USB port

The recent leakage of apparent press renders of the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, along with corresponding hardware specs, have given us plenty to …

Gear & Gadgets

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge: possible press renders

The hype train for the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge arguably began the minute the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge launched last March. Unlike most phones however, this was as much a part of “the next big thing” as it was a reaction to some of the polarizing decisions Samsung made in its pair of …

Phones

CIA planned rendition operation to kidnap Edward Snowden

By Thomas Gaist<br>30 January 2016<p>The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) prepared to kidnap Edward Snowden, the whistleblower who exposed illegal and …

Surveillance

NSA’s chief hacker explains how to keep the NSA out of your business

The level, reach, and breadth of NSA surveillance activities, which were originally brought to the surface by Edward Snowden, undoubtedly opened the …

Surveillance