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Chelsea could have to pay Jose Mourinho while he manages Premier League rivals Manchester United

Chelsea will have to make up the shortfall in any wage cut Mourinho accepts at a new club until the end of this season<p>Chelsea could have to pay Jose Mourinho while he manages Premier League rivals Manchester United.<p>Mourinho is the favourite to replace United manager Louis van Gaal, but may have to …

Twoo probably uses your Formspring identity for its dating site

If you happened to ever use Formspring or Spring.me, the services that helped pioneer those ‘ask me anything’ websites, you’re probably suddenly getting <i>a lot</i> of spam.<p>It turns out, a company called Twoo acquired user data from Formspring and Spring.me and decided to use a large chunk of it to sign …

Everything we know about the Galaxy S7, Samsung's next flagship phone

The South Korean electronics giant used to be the undisputed king of the smartphone world. But over the last few years, it has come under a sustained assault from Apple. Starting with the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, the Cupertino company's larger-screened devices stole away Samsung customers and cratered …

Gear & Gadgets

Israel's Wall: Security or Apartheid?

Israel’s separation wall is a controversial and imposing structure, 280 miles in length and up to 26 feet in height. Though Israel says it’s necessary to keep out Palestinian attackers, Palestinians say its placement in the West Bank effectively allows Israel to annex more territory and make life …

Bosnia to apply for EU membership in January

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - After years of delay, Bosnia will officially apply in January to join the European Union, encouraged by the bloc’s positive assessment of its reform progress, the chairman of the Balkan country’s three-man presidency said on Thursday.<p>Bosnia and Herzegovina's Prime Minister …

Europe

Up to 7,000 Syrians tortured or killed in detention

New evidence has been released that up to 7,000 Syrians who died in government detention centres in Syria were tortured to death, a rights group said in a report.<p>Human Rights Watch released a report after an eight month research of at least 53,275 smuggled photographs of tortured Syrian individuals.<p>…

Samsung in 2016: Expanding its Galaxy way beyond the phone

One of Samsung's newest holiday ads, titled "Give the gift of Galaxy," features gift-wrapped packages of various shapes and sizes. People tear off the paper to reveal gadgets like the Galaxy S6 Edge phone, the SUHD television, the Galaxy View tablet, the Gear VR headset and Level headphones.<p>The …

UPDATE: Brazilian Judge Shuts Down WhatsApp And Brazil’s Congress Wants To Shut Down The Social Web Next

Julie Ruvolo Contributor<p>Julie Ruvolo, a former writer for TechCrunch, is the head of editorial content for the Latin American Private Equity and Venture Capital Association.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Global tech firms and investors are reshaping Latin America’s startup environment<br>• Why have some …

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