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The 19-Year-Old Wiz Kid Who Turned Down Apple Has Nabbed Backing From A Hollywood Star

We caught up with Meyer again and learned that since that decision, things have been wild for him.<p>His startup, Fresco News, crowdsources breaking news and photos from Twitter, Instagram and other social media.<p>Fresco finds breaking news, verifies it, and gets the license to publish relevant images …

Social Media

Social media told to simplify terms and conditions

<b>Social networking firms including Facebook and Twitter are being told to make it clearer to members how they collect and use their data.</b><p>A report by the Commons Science and Technology Select Committee says the firms' terms and conditions are far too long and complex.<p>The MPs say users may not be …

Social Media

Scientists Warn About Bias In The Facebook And Twitter Data Used In Millions Of Studies

Social media like Facebook and Twitter are far too biased to be used blindly by social science researchers, two computer scientists have warned.<p>Writing in today’s issue of <i>Science</i>, Carnegie Mellon’s Juergen Pfeffer and McGill’s Derek Ruths have warned that scientists are treating the wealth of data …

Hackers can tap USB devices in new attacks, researcher warns

BOSTON (Reuters) - USB devices such as keyboards, thumb-drives and mice can be used to hack into personal computers in a potential new class of attacks that evade all known security protections, a top computer researcher revealed on Thursday.<p>German crypto specialist and and chief scientist with …

Uber for Business launches to let companies pay for employee travel

Uber wants to help you get around while you're at work, and it's launching a new business service today to let workers do that on their company's dime. Uber for Business allows companies to grant their employees the option of billing travel receipts directly to a company card, rather than having to …

MH17 probe shows crash caused by 'massive explosive decompression'

MH17 suffered a massive decompression caused by an explosion according to data recovered from the Malaysian plane's black box recorders<p>Analysis of the black box flight recorders from a downed Malaysian airliner show it was destroyed by shrapnel coming from a rocket blast and went down because of …

MH17 investigators 'sick and tired of being delayed,' official says

It is, in the words of one frustrated official, "one of the biggest open crime scenes in the world."<p>And yet, 11 days after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was blown out of the sky by a suspected surface-to-air missile, the Dutch investigators in charge of finding out what happened have yet to lay eyes …

MH17 jet 'downed by missile shrapnel,' says Ukraine

<b>Security officials in Ukraine say the downed Malaysia Airlines jet in eastern Ukraine suffered an explosive loss of pressure after it was punctured by shrapnel from a missile.</b><p>They say the information came from the plane's flight data recorders, which are being analysed by British experts.<p>However, …

Airplanes

MH17 — The Crash That Changed Everything — Changed Very Little On The Ground In East Ukraine

More than 1,000 people have now died in East Ukraine's ongoing war.<p>DONETSK, Ukraine — When Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over rebel-held territory, killing all 298 on board, the sheer horror and scale of the tragedy looked certain to alter the conflict in eastern Ukraine irrevocably, or …

MH17: Dutch and Australian police stranded due to fighting near crash site

Dutch and Australian police have failed to reach the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 for a second day as clashes rage in a town on the road to the area.<p>The international delegation of police and forensic experts were forced to stop in Shakhtarsk, a town around 20 miles (30km) from the …