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You Can Buy The Best Damn Road Trip Car Ever For The Price Of A Used SUV

What’s important to you in a car? Is it comfort? Fuel efficiency? Speed? How about prestige and overall experience? Well, <i>it better be one of those</i> …

The 44 most powerful people in the world, according to Forbes

In order to compile the list, Forbes measured candidates along four dimensions including, power over people, financial resources, power within multiple spheres, and active use of power.<p>Here's the 44 most powerful people, and here's the full list :

Ted Koppel exposes the biggest threat to national security you haven’t heard about: “The government has no plan”

<b>(vintagerobot via iStock)</b><p>Thanks to de-regulation, America’s power grids are scandalously vulnerable, the legendary Ted Koppel tells Salon<p>Elias Isquith<p>October 27, 2015 4:15pm (UTC)<p>Whether the threat is coming from abroad, across the border or, as is often the case in their fevered imaginations, …

Cyber-attacks

What voters like about Donald Trump

<b>(CNN) —</b> As billionaire Donald Trump surges in national polls, alarming some Republican Party leaders and GOP presidential candidates, CNN's Alisyn Camerota talked with a group of six Trump supporters in Connecticut and asked them what it is about Donald Trump that strikes a chord.<p>Asked whether …

Members Of Congress Are Calling For Obama To Retaliate Against China For Hacking

"We must deter future attacks," one senator told BuzzFeed News.<p>SAN FRANCISCO – President Obama is facing pressure to retaliate against the hack that captured personal data on millions of federal employees.<p>"We must deter future attacks by making it clear that the consequences of attacks are not …

Crisis Management: Look for Early Warning Signs

Modern media intelligence tools allow us to measure our performance based on exposure, reach, quality…<br>Read More

7 Reasons To Travel To Cambodia Right Now

When the sun rises over Angkor Wat, it's easy to understand why the citizens of the ancient city of Angkor considered their leaders to be gods. The rising sun reflects off the massive stone temple complex and the thick green jungle that surrounds it, creating awesome hues of purple and blue and an …

Phnom Penh

NewsFactor

Thanks for stopping by.<p>For the past 20 years, NewsFactor Network and CIO Today have been providing daily news coverage for the technology …

Mobile Technology

US-Israel Wage War on Iran in Syria | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>The ongoing conflict in Syria has always been a proxy conflict aimed at Iran, as well as nearby Russia, and more distant China. As far back as 2007,</i> …

Islamic State posts pictures of 100 US military on 'kill list'

Pentagon says it investigating online threat to US servicemen<p>Islamic State has posted online what it says are the names, US addresses and photos of 100 American military service members, and called upon its "brothers residing in America" to kill them.<p>The Pentagon said after the information was …

‘Patriot Act 2.0’? Senate Cybersecurity Bill Seen as Trojan Horse for More Spying

999 Shares<p><b>Nadia Prupis<br>March 15, 2015</b><p><b>(Common Dreams)</b> Framed as anti-hacking measure, opponents say CISA threatens both consumers and whistleblowers. …

Surveillance

U.S. admiral raises alarm over Russian military threat

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The ability of the U.S. and Canadian military to defend North America could be jeopardized by stepped up Russian military activity, according to the commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command.<p>Adm. William Gortney told the Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday …

US leak investigation stalls over fears of revealing US-Israel anti-Iran operation

KONFRONTASI - An investigation into a top US military general accused of leaking sensitive information has been halted over fears it could confirm a …

The internet of things and big data: Unlocking the power

The IoT will massively increase the amount of data available for analysis by all manner of organisations. However, there are significant barriers to …

Exclusive: Obama sharply criticizes China's plans for new technology rules

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Monday sharply criticized China’s plans for new rules on U.S. tech companies, urging Beijing to change the policy if it wants to do business with the United States and saying he had raised it with President Xi Jinping.<p>U.S. President Barack Obama …

U.S. Military Plan For Looming ISIS Offensive Takes Shape

Every U.S. military official says degrading and defeating the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria isn’t a job that can be done by the Pentagon …

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

The 13 Illuminati Families Who Secretly Rule The World

Information has begun circulating on the internet which may cast some light on the internal structure of the highly sinister and deeply mysterious …

Reputation Risk Leading Company Concern in 2015

A recent Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL) / Forbes Insights survey of more than 300 executives across the globe reveals the paramount importance of managing reputation risk for a company’s long term success.<p>In the “2014 Global Survey on Reputation Risk – Reputation@Risk,” a majority of …

Financial Services

7 Hot IT Skills: DevOps, Infosec and More

Updated June 22, 2016 / Posted February 13, 2015 By Susan Hall Feedback<p>DevOps and information security are among the hottest IT skills for the first …

DevOps

According To Russia These Satellite Pictures Proves 9/11 Was An Inside Job

Possibly one of the most believed and widespread conspiracies has to do with the 9/11 attack in the United States. The United States government has …

Judge sides with government in lawsuit over surveillance

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday sided with the government in a lawsuit alleging the National Security Agency is illegally engaging …

From prison, al-Qaida member points a finger at Saudi Arabia, renewing Sept. 11 questions

For years, some current and former American officials have been urging President Barack Obama to release secret files they say document links between the government of Saudi Arabia and the Sept. 11 attacks.<p>Other officials, including the executive director of the Sept. 11 commission, have said the …