Julie Malavotte

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Gaddafi sons' war crimes trial begins in Libya amid security fears

The war crimes trial of two sons of Libya's former dictator, Muammar Gaddafi, begins amid tight security in Tripoli on Monday, in a case causing sensation at home and controversy among rights groups.<p>Saif al-Islam Gaddafi and his younger brother, Saadi, are accused of orchestrating a campaign of …

MERS kills foreigner in Saudi Arabia

A foreigner has died from the deadly MERS coronavirus in Saudi Arabia, while Yemen has reported its first case of the disease.<p>The foreign man, whose nationality has not been disclosed, died from the coronavirus as eight others in the kingdom, including five health workers in the city of Jeddah, …

Canada’s leadership candidates don’t know what innovation means

<i>Dan Breznitz holds the Munk Chair of Innovation Studies and is a co-director of the innovation policy lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto. He is the author or co-author of several books on innovation-based growth.</i><p>Canada's economy is not doing well. The only way to …

California bus crash: Report of fire in FedEx truck adds to mystery

Investigators probing the collision of a FedEx freight truck and a charter bus that killed 10 were dealing with disparate clues, including reports that the truck was on fire before the crash as well as evidence that its driver appeared not to brake.<p>A driver who was sideswiped moments before …

UN ambassador: Ukraine unrest has 'tell-tale signs of Moscow's involvement'

Ukrainian forces engaged in a deadly gun battle with unknown armed men in the country’s eastern region on Sunday, prompting a senior US diplomat to accuse Moscow of staging another Crimea-style intervention.<p>In the first exchange of gunfire in eastern Ukraine since armed protesters began seizing …

W.H. denies NSA-'Heartbleed' link

The White House is denying a report that the U.S. government has known for years about a vulnerability known as “Heartbleed” that has left data on secure websites open to interception by outsiders.<p>National Security Council Spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden issued a statement Friday disputing a Bloomberg …

Chile fire toll: 12 dead; 2,000 homes destroyed

VALPARAISO, Chile (AP) — A raging fire leaped from hilltop to hilltop in this colorful Chilean port city and stubbornly burned out of control in …

Bus crash: Report of fire in FedEx truck, no skid marks add to mystery

ORLAND, Calif. -- Investigators probing the collision of a FedEx freight truck and a charter bus that killed 10 were dealing with disparate clues, including reports that the truck was on fire before the crash as well as evidence that its driver appeared not to brake.<p>A woman who said the truck …

Lawn Mowing

Woman wins competition, clones her dog

If your lover left you and you still pined painfully, would you have them cloned?<p>This cheery view of the near future slaps my face as I consider the news that a woman has cloned her dachshund.<p>As the Mirror reports, 29-year-old Brit Rebecca Smith entered a competition. The winner would receive a …

Pets

This Is What Someone Thought the iPad Would Look like, in 2004

Before the iPad or even the iPhone was released, there were years of speculation on what portable products Apple would release.<p>Just like they do now, people on the Internet created renders back in 2004 of products they thought Apple would release. We stumbled across an old concept from 2004 on the …

Belinda Barnet on Twitter: "This is going to become a giant poster on living room wall http://t.co/DeBvcNawUS"

New conversation<p>Replying to @<b>manjusrii</b><p>I’m a Mac gal but I have a weird thing where I’ll just pull that goddam USB out no control eject for me<p>1 reply …

Meet ThinkUp: Your personal social media guru

If you’re a heavy Twitter or Facebook user, you know just how many social media tools there are out there that promise to help track your activity’s performance online.<p>There’s TwitterCounter (owned by The Next Web) for tracking how many followers you have, Klout for giving you a social media ‘rank’ …

How to keep your tax return safe from the Heartbleed bug

Looking for a silver lining in the mess stirred up by the discovery of a major flaw in the software used by many internet sites to encrypt your passwords and other private data?<p>Good news: The so-called “Heartbleed” bug has delayed tax day.<p>But only if you are Canadian. US taxpayers still have to …

Information Security

Two-factor authentication: A good first step after Heartbleed

Yes, you should switch your passwords for services affected by the Heartbleed security vulnerability. But you can do better than that.<p>Some of today’s most popular web services let users enable a two-step, or two-factor, sign-on process that can apply an additional layer of authentication by asking …

Obama reportedly lets NSA keep some security flaws secret

While President Obama has decided that the National Security Agency should reveal most major flaws it discovers in Internet security, a loophole exists that could allow the agency to exploit flaws for surveillance purposes, The New York Times reported Saturday.<p>After a three-month review of …

Surveillance

Oculus VR Founder Explains Why We Can Breathe A Sigh Of Relief About Facebook Deal

When Facebook unexpectedly acquired Oculus VR for $2 billion last month, the internet cried out in synchronized outrage. The fear was that the social network giant would trample Palmer Luckey‘s vision of a glorious virtual reality revolution and replace it with ad-infested versions of <i>Farmville</i> and …