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As Israel Fights Hamas in Gaza, Egypt Plays the Peacemaker Once Again

John Kerry, the beleaguered U.S. Secretary of State, arrived in Cairo Monday to try and broker another cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas, …

Muslim Brotherhood

Vuzix and Lenovo to Launch M100 Smart Glasses in China

While Google Glass is only available to purchase in the US and the UK, video eyewear specialist Vuzix is hoping to gain a foothold in China with a similar head-mounted wearable.<p>The company is partnering with Lenovo to launch its M100 smart glasses in the region. They’ll be marketed exclusively by …

White House working on privacy guidelines for consumer drones

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Drones are a hot topic these days — not just the ones flying over Pakistan, but the growing number of lightweight and …

Kwikset's Kevo Smart Door Lock Adds Free Guest eKeys, Scheduling for Standard eKeys

While several high-profile smart deadbolt systems such as Lockitron and August have experienced significant delays, Kwikset has been shipping its Kevo Bluetooth deadbolt for some time now, and today the system is receiving a software update to provide new access options for users.<p>Similar in …

Obama will reportedly order privacy guidelines for domestic drone use

Privacy guidelines may soon be put in place for drones flying within the US. According to <i>Politico</i>, President Obama plans to issue an executive order to have a set of voluntary privacy guidelines drafted for commercial drones. The guidelines would help protect citizens as these small aircraft — …

iPhone 6 (iPhone Air): Release Date, Rumors, Specs, More

Apple’s iPhone 6 was perhaps the most highly anticipated device of 2014. Now, after a long, suspenseful year full of rumors and contradictory …

Mobile Technology

LG Continues Recovery with Record Shipments

LG is bucking the trend of struggling Android smartphone companies like Samsung and HTC, after revealing that is shipped a record 14.5 million smartphones in the second quarter of 2014. That’s a 20 percent increase on one year previous.<p>The company isn’t just shipping more phones, it says that …

Facebook Is Now Worth $190 Billion

Facebook is worth more than Amazon. Following yesterday’s earnings report, Facebook shares hit an all-time high in after-hours trading at $75. Price has been very stable this morning as well, confirming yesterday’s pop. Shares opened at $75.96 a share, then set a new record at $76.74. Now, shares …

OS X Yosemite Public Beta Now Available via Mac App Store Redemption Codes

In line with yesterday's announcement, Apple today made available a pre-release version of OS X Yosemite to consumers who signed up for the company's OS X public beta program. Public beta program members can access promo codes through the beta program website that allow them to download Yosemite …

Zillow And Trulia Shares Go Bonkers On Report Of A Possible Deal

"Zillow could value Trulia at as much as $2 billion in a purchase, and an agreement may be announced as soon as next week," they reported citing anonymous sources.<p>Trulia, which had a market cap of roughly $1.5 billion before Bloomberg's report crossed, surged 30%.<p>Zillow, which has a market cap of …

Real Estate

How Hackers Hid a Money-Mining Botnet in Amazon’s Cloud | Threat Level

Hackers have long used malware to enslave armies of unwitting PCs, but security researchers Rob Ragan and Oscar Salazar had a different thought: Why …