Camron

21 Flips | 3 Magazines | 5 Likes | 3 Followers | @Iamnormac | Keep up with Camron on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Camron”

Smuggling refugees into Europe is a new growth industry

A Hungarian court placed four men under preliminary arrest for being involved in the deaths of 71 migrants found in a truck in Austria.<p>A Hungarian court placed four men under preliminary arrest for being involved in the deaths of 71 migrants found in a truck in Austria.<p>BRUSSELS — Amid the biggest …

Asylum Seekers

U.S. government hacked; feds think China is the culprit

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The massive hack that may have stolen the personal information of four million federal employees appears designed to build a vast database in what could be preparation for future attacks by China against the U.S., cybersecurity experts advising the government told CNN Friday …

Personal Information

The Many Causes of America’s Decline in Crime

A new report finds that locking up more offenders isn't making people any safer—and may even be counterproductive.<p>The dramatic rise of incarceration and the precipitous fall in crime have shaped the landscape of American criminal justice over the last two decades. Both have been unprecedented. Many …

Widow says Litvinenko blamed Putin for Russia's woes

LONDON (AP) — Former KGB officer Alexander Litvinenko developed a powerful animosity toward Vladimir Putin, accusing the Russian leader of fomenting …

Russia

'Designer babies' debate should start, scientists say

<b>Rapid progress in genetics is making "designer babies" more likely and society needs to be prepared, leading scientists have told the BBC.</b><p>Dr Tony Perry, a pioneer in cloning, has announced precise DNA editing at the moment of conception in mice.<p>He said huge advances in the past two years meant …

Genetics

Ebola’s Hidden Costs

The number of people who die from the disease could be only a fraction of the number who go hungry from it.<p>On September 3, 2014, Agnes Ngekia learned by phone that her son was dead and that there would be no burial. He had died of Ebola. Ngekia is a nurse in the Kono district of Sierra Leone, and …

A Pugnacious Obama Takes on (Most of) the World

Obama names and shames Russia; buries the myth of Middle East 'linkage'; and promises to lead the fight against barbarism, in a temperamentally different sort of speech.<p>President Obama, speaking before the United Nations General Assembly, just delivered a speech that reminded me of Hillary Clinton …

Americans Want More Faith in Public Life

A new survey suggests a tension in the United States: Most people think religion is losing its influence on politics and culture, but many also want it to play a greater role.<p>There's a curious set of numbers in Pew's new survey about faith and politics. Seventy-two percent of Americans think …

The Tech Industry's Newest Acquisition: American Politics

A hiring spree, and a head of steam. The relationship is "radically changing."<p>Silicon Valley is hiring up all the political people.<p>Uber last month brought on David Plouffe, who made his name running Barack Obama's 2008 campaign. Snapchat this week hired Jill Hazelbaker, a top aide to Sen. John …

Silicon Valley

Google Smart Contact Lens Focuses On Healthcare Billions

Google is developing a smart contact lens, with pharmaceutical giant Novartis, to help patients manage diabetes – in one of a number of moves focused squarely on billions of dollars of potential revenue available across the total digital healthcare market.<p>As technology moves further into treatment …

Stephen Fry on surveillance: there is something squalid and rancid about being spied on - video

Media says alleged double agent may have been tasked with spying on committee investigating NSA's activities in Germany<p>Published: 4 Jul 2014<p>Former vice-president argues whistleblower exposed 'violations of US constitution far more serious than crimes he committed'<p>Published: 10 Jun 2014<p>Wikipedia …

Pwnie Express turns the Nexus 5 into a powerful white hat hacking tool

Part of the magic of Android is the flexibility of the platform when it comes to customization and modding. With a little ingenuity, you can transform your Android-powered devices into just about anything — including a sweet hacking tool.<p>That’s exactly what Pwnie Express did to the Nexus 5, which …

Android News

NSA: Tech Companies Knew We Collected User Data

Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and other tech giants knew of the existence of the Internet surveillance program PRISM, they just didn't know it was called …

Inventor of World Wide Web Calls For Online Magna Carta

The inventor of the World Wide Web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, believes an online ‘Magna Carta’ is needed to protect the independence of the Web and the rights of its users, The Guardian reports.<p>On the 25th anniversary of his first draft of the first proposal for what would become the World Wide Web, …

Jolla's Sailfish OS And Devices Are Ready For Commercial Release

Finnish startup Jolla, which launched its first smartphone with a new Sailfish mobile operating system last year, announced today that its OS is now ready for global distribution after reaching release 1.0. Sailfish will also soon be available for download on Android devices.<p>The first batch of …

How Edward Snowden went from loyal NSA contractor to whistleblower

In late December 2001, someone calling themselves TheTrueHOOHA had a question. He was an 18-year-old American male with impressive IT skills and a sharp intelligence. His real identity was unknown. Everyone who posted on Ars Technica, a popular technology website, did so anonymously.<p>TheTrueHOOHA …

AMD launches Kaveri processors, aimed at starting a computing revolution

Advanced Micro Devices is launching its code-named Kaveri processors today, which represent one of the biggest technical advances that the company has made in some time. Kaveri chips are meant for games and other high-performance applications.<p>The new chips show that AMD is moving in a very …

Tug Of Authority Over Legal Gap In Online Privacy

Even the most mundane online tasks require us to hand over sensitive data. Privacy policies pass by with an easy click. Yes, each company has its own legal language about the risks we take on, but the standards for consumer protection are murky.<p>"There is no one law in the United States that …

How to easily root an Android device

Free utility KingoRoot makes it a snap to take total control of just about any Android smartphone. Here's how to use it.<p>Rooting is the Android equivalent of jailbreaking, a means of unlocking the operating system so you can install unapproved apps, deleted unwanted bloatware, update the OS, replace …

Android News