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Google updates its services to stop the bleeding

The Internet is all abuzz with news of the Heartbleed bug which was discovered in the popular OpenSSL encryption library. For those who haven’t heard, the OpenSSL library had a bug in it which means that a cyber-criminal or a government agency can decrypt all the traffic which was flowing over a …

Singapore's Changi Airport Named World's Best

For the second year in a row, Singapore's Changi Airport has been voted the world's best airport, with the top 10 list dominated by Asia and Europe with not a single U.S. facility making the top rankings.<p>The World Airport Awards by Skytrax, held at the Passenger Terminal EXPO in Barcelona, Spain, …

Facebook shares fall 7% on Oculus deal

SAN FRANCISCO -- The reality of Facebook's $2-billion-plus acquisition of Oculus VR set in on Wall Street on Wednesday, dragging down Facebook shares and the Nasdaq.<p>Facebook fell nearly 7% to $60.38 one day after it announced its second blockbuster acquisition this year. Last month the giant social …

Citigroup share buyback and dividend plan rejected by Fed

<b>The US Federal Reserve has rejected plans by Citigroup to buy back shares and boost dividends for shareholders.</b><p>It cited deficiencies in the bank's ability to plan for how stressful situations would hurt its business.<p>It is a setback for Citigroup boss Michael Corbat who was brought in to bolster …

S Korea, Japan leaders to meet at talks

<b>Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet South Korean President Park Geun-hye for the first time at a trilateral meeting with the US next week.</b><p>The talks come amid severe tensions over history issues and territorial disputes between the two neighbours.<p>The meeting will take place on the sidelines …

Fitch takes U.S. credit rating off downgrade watch after debt deal

WASHINGTON -- Fitch Ratings on Friday upgraded its outlook for the U.S. AAA credit rating, removing the nation from a downgrade watch after politicians put off another debt limit battle until next year.<p>The company, one of three major credit rating firms, changed the outlook for the rating to stable …

Economy

Ukraine Finally Signs Trade Deal With EU

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>As Russia accelerates its efforts to secure Crimea, Ukrainian acting leaders finally signed the …

Tencent's Recent Hire Pushes WeChat Mainstream In the US - Watch out, WhatsApp

Tencent is taking the expansion of its popular Wechat social messaging app into the U.S. market quite seriously, as well it should with the recent $19 billion acquisition of rival service Whatsapp by Facebook.<p>The Chinese social media giant has hired Victoria Wu, a 30-something, articulate Stanford …

To Achieve Environmental Justice, This Entrepreneur Did Not Accept 'Comfortable Inaction'

How we respond to a challenge can define us and can alter the world. John F. Kennedy once made the remark: “There are risks and costs to action. But they are far less than the long range risks of comfortable inaction.”<p>For Ana Luisa Arocena, her chance to respond to a challenge came when she was …

'Waves' detected on Titan moon’s lakes

<b>Scientists believe they have detected the first liquid waves on the surface of another world.</b><p>The signature of isolated ripples was observed in a sea called Punga Mare on the surface of Saturn's moon Titan.<p>However, these seas are filled not with water, but with hydrocarbons like methane and …

14 Movies That Used A Lot Less CGI Than You Think

If you headed to theaters this weekend to see "Need for Speed," the film included some crazy stunts.<p>Audiences saw a Ford Mustang jump three lanes of traffic in Detroit and get airlifted by a U.S. Army helicopter.<p>One thing you may not have realized was that the DreamWorks' film was made entirely …

Fall 2014 Street Style Trend Report

Street style, in its finest hour, holds a mirror up to the looks, trends and pieces that the girls in the know are embracing. Here, find the sartorial ideas that resonated off the runway this season in the most photo-worthy manner.<p>Street style, in its finest hour, holds a mirror up to the looks, …

Street Style

35 Colorful Collection of Holi Photos

The Festival of colors, joy of humanity spread across in flying colors all around. The very objective of celebrating Holi-the festival of colors is …

India

A dust-up is brewing in mobile payments, pitting Isis against Best Buy, 7-Eleven

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Sinisa Botas<p>Best Buy(s bby) and 7-Eleven have started shutting down near-field communications (NFC) …

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