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Upcoming Twitter Changes to Disable Key Features in Third-Party Apps [Updated]

Twitter is making changes to its API on June 19, and third-party Twitter clients are worried about the impact and Twitter's lack of communication about the issue.<p>The developers behind popular third-party Twitter apps that include Tweetbot, Twitterrific, Talon, and Tweetings today teamed up to warn …

Samsung Electronics tips record first quarter profit as chip boom winds down

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd <005930.KS> tipped a surprise record first-quarter profit on Friday but market reaction was muted due to growing concerns that the semiconductor boom that has driven the South Korean tech giant's earnings is about to end.<p>Samsung shares fell after the …

Samsung

Facebook to Require Verified Identities for Future Political Ads

SAN FRANCISCO — For months, Facebook’s critics — ranging from Silicon Valley executives to Washington politicians — have been urging the company to do a better job of identifying who is buying political ads and creating pages about hot-button topics on its social media sites.<p>On Friday, just days …

Social Media

White House on North Korea talks: 'We will see'

<b>Pyeongchang, South Korea (CNN) —</b> The White House has responded to North Korea's willingness to hold talks with the United States, saying in a statement Sunday that "there is a brighter path available for North Korea if it chooses denuclearization."<p>"We will see if Pyongyang's message today, that it …

North Korea

Asians, many out of shame, not seeking U.S. deportation protection | Reuters

(Reuters) - South Korean-born Hyun Kim feels American to his bones, but the undocumented immigrant has failed to seek protection from deportation under a program launched by President Barack Obama to shield young people brought to the United States as children.<p>South Korean-born Hyun Kim poses for a …

Immigration

DOJ asks Supreme Court to send Samsung vs Apple case back to trial court

In what feels like a never-ending patent battle, the Department of Justice today filed an amicus brief regarding the ongoing case between Apple and Samsung. Back in December, it was announced that Apple and Samsung had reached a $548 million settlement, but shortly after that Samsung asked that …

U.S. Department of Justice

Families flee as battle for Falluja rages on

<b>(CNN) —</b> Suad had feared for so long that she would die. A mother in Falluja, Iraq, her city has been at the center of war for more than a dozen years and now it is the epicenter of a battle between ISIS and Iraqi and Kurdish forces backed by the United States-led coalition.<p>The coalition's push to …

Iraq

Florida man arrested for fatal shooting of woman in front of children | Reuters

(Reuters) - A Florida man accused of fatally shooting a mother in front of her children and later wounding his former boss, was arrested by a SWAT team after a seven-hour standoff with police in an Orlando suburb, authorities said.<p>Manuel Feliciano, 50, was taken into custody by sheriff deputies …

Orange County

Obama uses Hiroshima visit as opportunity to urge no nukes

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — With an unflinching look back at a painful history, President Barack Obama stood on the hallowed ground of Hiroshima on …

Japan

Seoul-bound Korean Air flight evacuated at Tokyo's Haneda airport

Passengers traveling from Tokyo to Seoul have been evacuated from a Boeing 777 flight after one of the plane's engines caught fire. The Haneda …

G7 vows growth efforts as Japan's Abe warns of global crisis | Reuters

ISE-SHIMA, Japan (Reuters) - The Group of Seven industrial powers pledged on Friday to seek strong global growth, while papering over differences on currencies and stimulus policies and expressing concern over North Korea, Russia and maritime disputes involving China.<p>G7 leaders wrapped up a summit …

North Africa

Exclusive: Big data breaches found at major email services - expert | Reuters

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Hundreds of millions of hacked user names and passwords for email accounts and other websites are being traded in Russia’s criminal underworld, a security expert told Reuters.<p>The discovery of 272.3 million stolen accounts included a majority of users of Mail.ru (MAILRq.L), …

Eastern Europe

Kerry makes gut-wrenching visit to Hiroshima site of A-bomb

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — An emotional John Kerry said Hiroshima's horrible history should teach humanity to avoid conflict and strive to eradicate …

North Korea

Thousands of radioactive boars are overrunning farmland in Fukushima

Nuclear catastrophe is always an unmitigated disaster. The only beneficiaries, albeit in a perverse fashion, are animals, which tend to flourish in areas humans evacuate. This has certainly been the case for wild boars around Fukushima, which have multiplied so rapidly, they’ve become a problem for …

Nuclear Energy

North Korea Pretends to Be Abraham Lincoln in a Letter to Obama

North Korea’s rhetorical attacks on Washington are reliably colorful. The U.S. is an “imperialist” state, and Secretary of State John Kerry is a …

Declassified: Secretive North Korea lifts veil on arms program | Reuters

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ahead of a rare ruling party Congress next month, secretive North Korea is revealing details of its weapons development program for the first time, showcasing its push to develop long-range nuclear missiles despite international sanctions.<p>A new engine for an …

North Korea

North Korea accuses South of 'hideous' abduction of workers | Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea accused South Korea on Tuesday of abducting its citizens in China, four days after South Korea said 13 workers at restaurant run by the North had defected.<p>Flags of China and North Korea are seen outside the closed Ryugyong Korean Restaurant in Ningbo, Zhejiang …

North Korea

Kepler Spacecraft Stabilized After Unexplained Emergency, NASA Says

After a weekend of uncertainty for the Kepler spacecraft, NASA let out a sigh of relief on Monday, saying that "the spacecraft reached a stable state with the communication antenna pointed toward Earth."<p>NASA posted a statement from mission manager Charlie Sobeck on Monday, saying that the "mission …

Planetary Habitability

North Korea Jams GPS Signals to Fishing Boats: South

North Korea is jamming GPS navigation systems near its border with South Korea, affecting hundreds of fishing boats but not causing any danger, officials in Seoul said Friday.<p>About 280 South Korean vessels experienced problems with their GPS navigation systems and many were forced to return to …

North Korea

FBI's secret method of unlocking iPhone may never reach Apple | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The FBI may be allowed to withhold information about how it broke into an iPhone belonging to a gunman in the December San Bernardino shootings, despite a U.S. government policy of disclosing technology security flaws discovered by federal agencies.<p>A 3D printed Apple logo is …

Cybercrime

Trump meets with Republican leadership; party unity discussed | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump made a surprise closed-door visit to the Republican National Committee on Thursday after a tumultuous two days on the campaign trail that included a reversal of his pledge to support the party’s nominee.<p>U.S. Republican …

Donald Trump

VW, Porsche Recalling 800,000 SUVs Over Possible Pedal Issue

Volkswagen and its Porsche unit say they're recalling a total of about 800,000 Touareg and Cayenne SUVs worldwide because of a potential problem with the pedal system.<p>Volkswagen said Thursday that it is recalling 391,000 Touaregs worldwide because of a problem that was detected in internal checks …

Porsche

Korean-American in North Korea confesses to stealing secrets: media | Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) - A Korean-American man detained in North Korea has confessed to stealing military secrets and plotting subversion with South Koreans, the North’s official news agency and foreign media reported on Friday.<p>North Korea, which has been criticized for its human rights record, has in the …

North Korea

North Korea fires ballistic missile into sea, ignoring UN ban

North Korea ignored U.N. resolutions by firing a medium-range ballistic missile into the sea on Friday, Seoul and Washington officials said, days after its leader Kim Jong Un ordered weapons tests linked to its pursuit of a long-range nuclear missile capable of reaching the U.S. mainland.<p>South …

Google could be selling Boston Dynamics because even Google thinks these robots are terrifying

Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc. isn’t happy with Boston Dynamics, its robotics subsidiary. According to a report from Bloomberg, Alphabet executives think that Boston Dynamics is unlikely to generate substantial revenue in the next few years and is hard to work with. Toyota or Amazon could be …

Seoul: North Korea pushing forward with rocket launch plans

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Thursday it has detected preparations by rival North Korea to fire a long-range rocket and warned that …

North Korea

American held in North Korea is Christian missionary – defector

A US citizen reportedly detained by North Korea on spying charges is a Christian pastor who was on a humanitarian mission to the country, said a defector.<p>Ma Young-ae said she had met the man identified as Kim Dong-chul in 2007, and claimed he was a missionary helping North Koreans.<p>Christianity was …

North Korea

ISIS militant ordered Jakarta attack from abroad, police chief says

<b>Jakarta, Indonesia (CNN) —</b> A militant who police accuse of plotting Thursday's deadly terror attack in Jakarta instructed his cells in Indonesia to launch the attack, according to Jakarta Police Chief Tito Karnavian.<p>Karnavian spoke to CNN one day after the violence erupted midday, killing at least …

Extremism

World reacts to N. Korean announcement of hydrogen bomb test

Comments from around the world on North Korea's announcement that it conducted its fourth nuclear test, and its first of a hydrogen bomb, on …

North Korea