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The new Apple TV has been jailbroken

The Pangu hacking team, best known as the team that delivered the first public jailbreak for iOS 9 devices, has done it again: this time, the hackers have released a jailbreak for the 4th generation Apple TV running tvOS 9.0.x. (specifically, 9.0 and 9.0.1). This jailbreak was promised last week by …

In era of cheap oil, Saudi loses shine for foreign workers | Reuters

RIYADH/KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Mobarak Musa, a mobile telephone salesman from Syria, has spent 10 years working in Saudi Arabia, sending part of his wages back home to support his parents and three brothers. A shift in Saudi labour policy means he won’t be able to do so for much longer.<p>A …

Finland and Russia Temporarily Close Border to Migrants

Finland and Russia agreed Tuesday to tighter restrictions at two Arctic border crossings as an increasing number of asylum seekers try entering the …

The Mourning After for Belgium: Pictures

Beijing

Galaxy S7 can read 2 SIM cards and a microSD card at the same time if you're crafty enough

Samsung's Galaxy S7 can read either 2 SIM cards or a SIM card and microSD card at the same time if you want, but did you know it's possible to have …

MicroSD

Samsung shipping both ISOCELL and Sony sensors in the Galaxy S7...again

Remember the uproar last year when it was discovered that the the Galaxy S6 was shipping with two different camera sensors? Some shipped with a Sony sensor – which turned out to be the slightly superior option – and others shipped with Samsung’s ISOCELL sensor. Well, Samsung is at it again, with …

Phones

Tamron Announces Sweet New 85mm f1.8 and 90mm f2.8 Lenses

This year is turning out to be a pretty awesome one for camera gear so far. Today, Tamron is announcing two new lenses. One–and perhaps the more …

SpaceX To Attempt Landing A Rocket On A Moving Drone Platform

Currently scheduled for January 17<p>Apparently landing a rocket on solid ground wasn't good enough for SpaceX.<p>The company's Falcon 9 rocket recently made history by launching a payload into orbit and then coming down softly for a vertical landing at Cape Canaveral.<p>But now SpaceX wants to try …

The Warship To End All Battles

Britain's naval elite design their ideal stealth ship<p>In 1906, the Royal Navy rendered all other battleships obsolete when it unveiled the HMS Dreadnought: a steam-powered fighting vessel with 12-inch guns and cement-reinforced armor. This past summer, British naval engineers revealed a vision of …

Microsoft HoloLens to provide AR demos in Volvo showrooms

Microsoft and Volvo have joined forces, thankfully not for the sake of creating a gaudy car-themed phone, but to equip the automaker's showrooms with HoloLens headsets. Starting next year, Volvo will be able to showcase things not usually possible to demo instantly and indoors -- say, its cars' …

Augmented Reality

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Kibo app review: protect your privacy with secret messaging

Introduction<p>Kibo by Group Logic, Inc. is an innovative new keyboard app for Apple devices that helps protect your privacy. In today’s world it seems …

Putin’s massive, triple-decker war room ‘is something the Pentagon might only dream of… in a nightmare’

It could have been a scene straight out of “Dr. Strangelove” when President Vladimir Putin stepped into the Russian Ministry of Defense’s brand new, …

Russia sends puppy to France in tribute to police dog killed in anti-terror raid

A Russian puppy has big paws to fill.<p>Russia has sent the puppy to France in tribute to the French police dog Diesel who was killed in an anti-terrorism raid after the Paris attacks, Sky News reported Saturday.<p>Diesel’s death prompted an outpouring of grief and Russia hopes the puppy named Dobrynya …

Our Future Space Elevator May Be Built of Diamond

If the notion that humans will one day ascend into orbit on a rope of ultra strong carbon nanofibers sounds a <i>bit</i> out of this world, then you’re going …

Engineering

Another security manual recommends using Apple iMessage: this time, ISIS

An operations security manual developed to advise journalists and political activists on how to protect their identities is now being distributed by …

Putin seeks global anti-terror fight after Mali attack, but sanctions remain

The sanctions were due to expire in January, before full implementation of the so-called Minsk peace deal, which aims to resolve the standoff between …

Russia pounds IS as manoeuvres force flight rerouting

BEIRUT - Russia has bombed the Islamic State group in the heaviest strikes in eastern Syria since the war began, as its military manoeuvres in the …

State of emergency declared in Crimea after activists 'blow up' electricity pylons

Crimea left without power after power pylons blown up in what appears to be the latest attempt to enforce an economic blockade on the region which was annexed by Russia in March 2014<p>Russian authorities have declared a state of emergency in Crimea after nearly two million people on the peninsula …

Mars 2020 Rover May Have A Little Flying Helper Drone

Eyes in the Martian sky<p>In April 2009, the Spirit rover got stuck in a sand trap on Mars. Try as it might, its wheels couldn't gain enough traction in the loose sand to free itself, leading to a sad, slow death for the rover. NASA doesn't want that to happen again.<p>Although the Curiosity rover is …

Crab Fisherman Nabs Sea Drone Instead

Lost little war machine finds friendly folks<p>Sailors have for millennia known that the sea hides far more than it reveals. Nowadays, finding robots under the water is almost an inevitability, though that didn’t mean Maryland crabber David Haas was expecting to find one. On November 5th, near the …

Carnegie Mellon may have ratted out Tor users to the FBI

In a story that may become an acid test for internet privacy, the operators of the Tor network have accused Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) of taking up to $1 million to help the FBI bust illegal sites. If the allegations are true, the defendants in question certainly had it coming -- they include …

Privacy

United Arab Emirates,Foreign policy,Conservatives,David Cameron,Muslim Brotherhood,Defence policy,Egypt,Middle East and North Africa,Politics,UK news,World news<p><b>Exclusive:</b> Files reveal plans for crown prince to demand David Cameron act against Islamist group in return for BAE Systems and BP deals<p>The …

Muslim Brotherhood

Russians are outraged over this Charlie Hebdo cartoon

Moscow is outraged over a cartoon in France's <i>Charlie Hebdo</i> that mocks the Russian plane crash in Egypt.<p>"This has nothing to do with democracy, …

Suspicion of terror in Russian jet crash raises questions for Obama

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Indications that ISIS or an affiliated terror group took down a Russian airliner over Egypt don't just raise the possibility of one of the worst terror attacks since September 11, 2001.<p>They also represent a possible turning point in what is now a generational battle against …

U.S. concerned about Russian jets in Syria

<b>(CNN) —</b> The United States is concerned about Russia's recent deployment of fighter jets to Syria despite new conversations between the two countries to de-escalate the conflict in Syria.<p>"Clearly, the presence of aircraft with air-to-air combat capacity as well as ... surface-to-air missiles raises …

Watch these drones build a rope bridge

One of the big selling points of drones is that they can get to areas that aren't exactly safe or accessible by humans. That's why watching quadrocopters assembling a rope bridge that's sturdy enough for a person to walk across is so damned awesome -- it immediately calls to mind a real-world use …

Drones

Migrants buffeted amid European political tug-of-war

Thousands of migrants poured into Austria on Saturday amid an increasingly bitter tug-of-war among overwhelmed European countries who have tried to divert the flood by either throwing up barbed-wire barriers or quickly transporting refugees to the next border to the north.<p>Austrian police said some …

Photograph: Lefteris Pitarakis/AP<p>New Democracy leader Vangelis Meimarakis poses for a photograph with a supporter in central Athens on …

Europe

US and China reportedly working on an arms accord to limit cyber attacks

The US and China are said to be working on a cyber arms control accord in which both sides would agree not to use certain types of cyber attacks during times of peace. Such arms control treaties are best known for limiting the use and development of nuclear weapons, like the accords struck between …