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Branding Putin

MOSCOW<p>In Vladimir Putin’s push to build Russia’s global influence, one of his most potent weapons is his own image.<p>Power ploys<p>Understanding Russia’s global influence<p>Confidence in the Russian leader has risen in several countries since 2014<p>2014<p>2017<p>79%<p>Vietnam 69%<p>54<p>50<p>Greece 41<p>Philippines 38<p>South Korea …

Russia

Exclusive: Inside Microsoft's secret Surface testing labs

Inside Microsoft's<br>Secret Surface<br>Testing Labs<p>Inside Microsoft's<br>Secret Surface<br>Testing Labs<p>I cringed hard as a robot arm dropped a Surface Pro onto the …

Batteries

Why are America's farmers killing themselves in record numbers?

The suicide rate for farmers is more than double that of veterans. Former farmer <b>Debbie Weingarten</b> gives an insider’s perspective on farm life – and how to help<p>It is dark in the workshop, but what light there is streams in patches through the windows. Cobwebs coat the wrenches, the cans of spray …

Farming

Why PlayStation beat Xbox this generation (and what it taught Microsoft)

Why vision is so crucial<p>Sony has sold 70 million units of PlayStation 4 hardware to date, according to its own internal estimates. We don’t have an accurate way to compare this sales information to Xbox One hardware, since Microsoft stopped sharing sales information back in 2015.<p>No one likes to …

Selling

Person of the Year 2017:TheSilenceBreakers

Movie stars are supposedly nothing like you and me. They're svelte, glamorous, self-­possessed. They wear dresses we can't afford and live in houses …

Sexual Harassment

Home Office letter tells EU citizen to ‘go home or go elsewhere’

Anger from campaigners as Romanian national in detention centre is advised by officials to leave the UK to ‘avoid becoming destitute’<p>The Home Office is warning EU nationals held in detention centres that they should leave the UK to “avoid becoming destitute”, in the latest instance of a hardened …

The Art of Space Art

Between 1952 and 1954, the Nazi rocket scientist Wernher von Braun ran a popular series in <i>Collier’s Weekly</i> called “Man Will Conquer Space Soon!”, outlining a manifest-destiny approach to space, the moon, and Mars. The articles were prescient in their analysis of how we might colonize the stars, but …

Flat Earth Society

Aung San Suu Kyi, the Ignoble Laureate

During her fifteen years under house arrest, Aung San Suu Kyi—now the de-facto leader of Myanmar—found solace in the poetry and novels of authors such as George Eliot, Victor Hugo, John le Carré, and Anna Akhmatova. Another favorite, she has said, was Rebecca West’s “Black Lamb and Grey Falcon,” an …

Aung San Suu Kyi

Take a Mental Vacation With These 17 Summer Reads

There's a lot to love about the summer, like longer days and balmy nights, or the spike in ice cream consumption and pool days to cool off. But as …

Books

20 Books Billionaire Bill Gates Recommends

Get a jump on your summer reading list with these suggestions from the billionaire and philanthropist.<p>Entrepreneur Staff<p>Staff Writer. Covers leadership, media, technology and culture.<p>This week, Bill Gates took to Twitter to provide some advice to the graduating class of 2017.<p>Gates exhorted the new …

Self-improvement

Superbug drug launched to fight growing threat of antibiotic resistance

A new antibiotic designed to fight drug-resistant ‘superbugs’ has become available to patients in the UK.<p>Doctors are “running out of options” for …

Highlights from Past Grammy Awards: Pictures

Marvel's Civil War in comics, explained | Polygon

The Road to Civil War<p>the Superhuman Registration Act is proposed as an expansion of the Mutant Registration Act<p>The SRA is tabled and barring a change in public opinion, it will keep being set aside until it's gone<p>Civil War<p>The "Stamford Incident" convinces many that superhumans need to be trained, …

Marvel Universe

It's really easy to play the best PC games on an old computer

But that's not ideal when someone else wants to watch TV.<p>So to keep playing while others watch TV, I set up my gaming desktop to stream games to my under-powered six-year-old Acer laptop over WiFi, and it was incredibly easy, and free!<p>This method is designed to work with games on Valve's Steam …

Watch Google's robot 'Spot' play with Andy Rubin's real dog

The US military recently decided that Google's Alpha Dog and Spot robots weren't ready for active duty, leaving the four legged robots with nothing to do. In the meantime, Google is doing with its battery-powered Spot robot what we probably would -- using it as a dog toy. The company recently …

City Guide: San Francisco

Generations have come to San Francisco in search of something big. The city’s beloved football team—the 49ers—took its name from the 300,000+ hardy miners seeking wealth during the California Gold Rush of 1849. A little over a hundred years later, idealistic youths camped out in San Francisco’s …

UK mass surveillance 'totalitarian' and will 'cost lives', warns ex-NSA tech boss

Planned surveillance laws in the UK are "totalitarian” and the bulk collection of people’s data makes people "more vulnerable” to terrorist attacks, …

Surveillance

Microscopic attack wins Nikon Small World prize

Each year, Nikon's Small World In Motion competition showcases video taken through a microscope, highlighting the unseen world of micro-organisms. …

Nikon

Malaysian man arrested for Facebook post insulting Johor royal family

Malaysian authorities have arrested a man they said posted several insults on Facebook directed at the royal family of Malaysia's Johor state.<p>Johor's …

Google says its quantum computer is more than 100 million times faster than a regular computer chip

Google appears to be more confident about the technical capabilities of its D-Wave 2X quantum computer, which it operates alongside NASA at the U.S. space agency’s Ames Research Center in Mountain View, California.<p>D-Wave’s machines are the closest thing we have today to quantum computing, which …

Behind the Story: Inside ISIS’s Marketing Department

<b>Story:</b> Inside the surreal world of the Islamic State’s propaganda machine <b><br>Outlet:</b> The Washington Post <b><br>Reporters:</b> Greg Miller (@gregpmiller) and Souad Mekhennet (@smekhennet) <b><br>Magazine:</b> Confronting the ‘Caliphate’<p><i>Do terrorists have marketable brands? ISIS does, and it’s dangerously effective. After The</i> …

Facebook is dabbling in a 'teleportation' station set to launch by 2025

There’s not a nerd among us that hasn’t dreamed about the implications of teleportation on our lives. According to Facebook CTO Mike Schroepfer, at press event this morning before the Dublin Web Summit, he wants to make that a reality by 2025.<p><i>Kinda</i>.<p>“Facebook wants to build a device that allows you …

Facebook's real name policy is 'dangerous to users'

Human rights and information freedom organisations have come together to protest Facebook's continued enforcement of an "authentic name" policy, …

Privacy

Seven things you did not know about migration in the UK

Internal migration in the UK is complex, with people moving throughout the country all year round. The Telegraph's visualisation explores this movement, and analyses the cause and effects of such migration<p>2.9 million people moved around the UK in 2014, with the migration hotspots being London and …

Sugar Is Definitely Toxic, a New Study Says

Fat was the food villain these past few decades but sugar is quickly muscling in to take its place. As rates of sugar-related disorders such as …

Diabetes

What to Know About Meat and Cancer

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …

Nutrition

The yakuza: Inside Japan's murky criminal underworld

<b>Tokyo (CNN) —</b> In August, Japan's largest crime group, the Yamaguchi-gumi, split into two main factions, potentially creating a gang war that may ultimately involve all 21 designated crime groups in Japan.<p>The new group, which was formally created in early September, is calling themselves the Kobe …

I remember the day... I confronted Boko Haram | Africa

Jefferson (not his real name) jumped off the truck and flung his bulky frame onto the sand and shrubs beneath him. He raised his head and scoured the terrain. The 30 soldiers who had just arrived alongside him were taking fighting positions - some diving, others crouching.<p>They were in Mongonu, a …

Africa

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Breaking the Galaxy Note 5 is as easy as reinserting the stylus backwards

Owners of Samsung's new Galaxy Note 5 should be careful about how they handle the device's stylus. According to reports from various outlets, reinserting the Note 5's S Pen into the smartphone the wrong way can permanently disable the handset's stylus detection feature. This means that functions …

Galaxy Note