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Zimmerman verdict triggers emotions

As news of the George Zimmerman's not guilty verdict filtered through Chicago, people in the city reacted with strong emotions.<p>A crowd of maybe 40 plus started marching east on Washington toward Michigan chanting "Justice for Trayvon!" Saturday evening. The crowd grew as they moved down sidewalks …

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Trayvon Martin: how a teenager's death sparked a national debate

Trayvon Martin so nearly went to his grave unnoticed, his death barely recorded among the grim statistics of gun violence involving African American …

RT @LauraALiddell: This picture summerises pretty much everything that needs to be said about the outcome of the #Zimmerman trial. http://t…

UK soldier and veteran suicides 'outstrip Afghan deaths'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/994000/994784_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524653576_ff591e214ae8c81d64eca5f8c8f02f76<p><b>More British soldiers and veterans took their own lives in 2012 than died fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan over the same period.</b><p>BBC Panorama learned …

Law and Justice and George Zimmerman

The exoneration of Travyon Martin's killer is a stark reminder of the limitations of our judicial systems and the choices we make about the laws under which we live.<p>In the next few hours and days you'll likely be inundated with analysis and commentary and solemn expressions of outrage or joy about …

The Pirate Bay founder is raising money for spy-proof messaging app

Private messages really <i>aren’t</i> so private, and Peter Sunde, co-founder and former spokesperson for BitTorrent search engine The Pirate Bay, isn’t …

California inmates launch biggest hunger strike in state's history

An estimated 30,000 inmates in jails across California are participating in a hunger strike to protest against solitary confinement and other …

Congress Still Squabbling Over Student Loan Rate Increase

The Senate is planning to vote Wednesday on a plan to bring interest rates on subsidized federal student loans back down to 3.4 percent for one more year. The rate doubled on July 1 when the chamber failed to agree on a plan.<p>While the Senate prepares to take the issue back up, college students are …

House Democrats: Path to Citizenship or Bust

House Democrats made it clear on Tuesday that they won't support any major immigration overhaul that does not include a pathway to citizenship.<p>Party …

Canadian Forces already headed to Middle East

Members of the Canadian Forces are already headed to the Middle East to prepare for the deployment of 600 military personnel as part of the government's newly announced combat mission against Islamic State extremists in Iraq, sources say.<p>The full deployment will be the subject of a debate in the …

Court documents reveal secret rules allowing NSA to use US data without a warrant

NSA's information gathering practices have been further detailed in court papers revealed by <i>The Guardian</i>. While the agency has continued to reiterate that it doesn't collect its data indiscriminately, the leaked papers detail several loopholes that allow it to gather data from both American and …

Sony says it will fix unusable PlayStation 3 software with a June 27th patch

A couple of days ago, many PlayStation 3 owners found that the latest version of Sony's firmware locked up their systems, causing the PS3 to hang indefinitely at startup. Sony quickly took version 4.45 of the software offline, saying it would work to resolve the problem. Now, PlayStation Europe has …

GCHQ taps fibre-optic cables for secret access to world's communications

Britain's spy agency GCHQ has secretly gained access to the network of cables which carry the world's phone calls and internet traffic and has …

Woz: I feel 'a little guilty' about NSA surveillance

It's as if Michelangelo's paintings had been used to reinforce a religion he didn't believe in. Or something.<p>Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is continuing to bare his angst about the seemingly endless revelations concerning the National Security Agency's liberal use of technology.<p>Last week, he …

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Humans and silicon don’t mix, but a new material coating could put chips inside our bodies

Silicon is cheap — a feature that has made it a darling of the electronics industry. But it has a major problem: It doesn’t play well with …

Tech Giants Deny Granting NSA 'Direct Access' To Servers

Tech companies that cooperated with government intelligence-gathering efforts by allowing access to their databases say they did so only reluctantly and that it never involved 'direct access' to servers, according to <i>The New York Times</i>.<p>Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, Facebook, AOL, Apple and Paltalk all …

AMD won the next-gen console war, and PC gamers could reap the reward

Can x86 turn the gaming PC into a first-class citizen again?<p>Sony and Microsoft will be duking out the next console war for years to come, but there's one company that wins no matter what: chipmaker AMD, which managed to put processors in <i>every</i> new console, including the Nintendo Wii U, the …

US charges NSA leaker Snowden with espionage

Federal prosecutors filed espionage charges against alleged National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, officials familiar with the process said. Authorities have also begun the process of getting Snowden back to the United States to stand trial.<p>The charges were filed June 14 under seal in …

Why the Xbox One is scaring gamers

In the two weeks since Microsoft unveiled the Xbox One, gamers have raised some questions about its latest-generation console: will the Xbox One …

CIA-Funded Startup Palantir Denies Link to NSA — but They Both Make a 'Prism'

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>On a Friday full of tech-land denials and government distancing and no real answers about how the …

GameStop President Tony Bartel Promises 'Seamless Transition' Of Xbox One Used Game Sales

Microsoft has finally revealed its plans for Xbox One when it comes to the playing of used games, the digital distribution of titles and the sharing capabilities of games. As GameStop President Tony Bartel told me immediately after the Xbox One reveal, the next gen console will play used games. But …

The Xbox One Might Let Sony's PS4 Win By Default

Last night, Microsoft dumped a pile of information into our laps about some of the more controversial specifics of the Xbox One. We heard confirmation about its practices for always on, used game resale, and game ownership in general. Some of the highlights:<p>- Your Xbox must check in via the …

Facebook and Google insist they did not know of Prism surveillance program

America's tech giants continued to deny any knowledge of a giant government surveillance programme called Prism, even as president Barack Obama …