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ECB stimulus will continue until inflation on right path: Lane | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - The European Central Bank will provide stimulus to the euro zone economy until the bloc’s inflation rate is on the path towards its target, with March next year providing an important “staging post”, Governing Council member Philip Lane said on Friday.<p>The ECB will likely decide …

Thousands of gay men in UK to be pardoned for now-abolished sex offenses

<b>London (CNN) —</b> Tens of thousands of gay and bisexual men who were convicted of now-abolished sexual offenses in Britain will be posthumously pardoned, the government announced Thursday.<p>The government proposal will also make it easier for living Britons, convicted years ago of since-decriminalized …

The Week in Review: When Hackers Hit

The worlds of politics and sports were hit by hackers this week, the latest in a string of high profile leaks. Medical records belonging to American athletes were made public on Tuesday and former Secretary of State Colin Powell‘s emails were released Thursday, on the heels of alleged hacks of the …

GoPro's Hero5 cameras are cloud-connected and natively waterproof

It's no secret that GoPro had a new flagship action camera in the works, but you never know how rumors may pan out. Today, the company officially announced the Hero5 Black, featuring a 2-inch touch display, 12-megapixel photos (including RAW support) and, as leaks suggested, built-in GPS. What's …

Clinton says Trump gives 'aid, comfort' to ISIS recruiters

ESTERO, Fla. (AP) — Hillary Clinton is accusing Donald Trump of giving "aid and comfort" to Islamic terrorists, declaring his anti-Muslim rhetoric …

Twitter’s new, ‘simpler’ rules for character counts in tweets go live

Did you hear? Twitter would like you to know that its service is now easier to use, thanks to a series of rule revisions announced in May, which have just gone live. Starting today, Twitter is cutting down on what counts towards your 140 characters. As a refresher, that means media content like …

The evolving road of beacon tech

When Apple launched its iBeacon protocol at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in 2013 it laid the foundation for an entire new industry — the proximity industry.<p>Three years later, close to 500 proximity companies operate globally, and between 6 and 7 million beacons are deployed in …

Nicolas Sarkozy says immigrants must accept "your ancestors are the Gauls"

French presidential hopeful Nicolas Sarkozy courted fresh controversy on Monday by insisting that immigrants granted citizenship in France must accept "your ancestors are the Gauls".<p>In his latest attempt to woo the far-Right at a public meeting in the northern Paris suburb of Franconville, the …

France

Nizar Zakka, a campaigner for internet freedom, was held in Iran after being invited to a conference<p>A US permanent resident detained for a year in Iran over spying allegations has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and a $4.2m (£3.2m) fine, his supporters said.<p>The case is the latest in an Iranian …

South Asia

Former Clinton aide who helped create archive in 2013 misplaced devices, as Trump says ‘answers to the FBI about private email server defy belief’<p>A Clinton Foundation laptop and a thumb drive used to archive Hillary Clinton’s emails from her time as secretary of state are missing, according to FBI …

Hillary Clinton

The Facebook CEO said he was ‘deeply disappointed’ in explosion of Falcon 9 rocket carrying satellite intended to provide internet coverage to parts of Africa<p>Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg struck a bitter tone in his response to the explosion of the SpaceX rocket carrying a satellite intended for use …

Silicon Valley

Company begins streamlining hardware businesses ahead of smartphone launch expected under its own Pixel brand<p>Google’s ambitious Project Ara modular smartphone concept with interchangable components has been shelved.<p>Reuters reports that Google canceled the project as part of a broader push to …

Google Pixel

New flexible material can make any window 'smart'

Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have invented a new flexible smart window material that, when …

Sony’s new $500 in-dash receiver looks like the best value for Android Auto and CarPlay

Sony’s XAV-AX100 in-dash car stereo system might be the best way to get your hands on Android Auto or CarPlay without plunking down a fortune for a new car. The new receivers will retail for $499.99 when it hits stores in late November, and boasts a 6.4-inch, 800 x 480 touch screen, along with NFC …

A growing roster of ‘white hat’ hackers earn thousands finding chinks in the digital armor of the US government and companies such as Apple and Google<p>Nathaniel Wakelam became a bounty hunter when he was 18.<p>Now 21, it is his full time job. This month so far he has earned $21,150, in installments: he …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Leonardo DiCaprio and Nina Agdal Were Involved in a Car Crash in the Hamptons

• Popsugar<br>• Celebrity<br>• Nina Agdal<p>Leonardo DiCaprio and Nina Agdal Car Crash August 2016<p>Leonardo DiCaprio and Nina Agdal Were Involved in a Car Crash in the …

Nina Agdal

Member of Brighton band had lived with disease for three years, twin brother and group’s drummer Dan reveals<p>The guitarist in the British band Architects has died from cancer aged 28.<p>Tom Searle had been living with the disease for three years, his twin brother said.

Music

Fungi recycle rechargeable lithium-ion batteries

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 21, 2016 -- Although rechargeable batteries in smartphones, cars and tablets can be charged again and again, they don't last …

Ian McKellen turned down £1 million offer to officiate wedding dressed as Gandalf

Ian McKellen turned down an astonishing $1.5 million offer to officiate a billionaire's wedding dressed as Gandalf, whom the actor famously played in Lord of the Rings.<p>McKellen was allegedly offered the money by Sean Parker, co-founder of the record-streaming service Napster and the first president …

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