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Startups Should Stop Obsessing About Perks So Much

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

The far-right German proposal to ban all mosques

By Ishaan Tharoor<p>Ishaan Tharoor<p>Reporter covering foreign affairs, geopolitics and history<p>Email Bio Follow<p>A wing of a far-right party in Germany is readying a proposal to ban the "construction and operation" of mosques. The plan was articulated in a 45-page policy document put forward by members of …

Mosques

FBI shows video of Tuesday shooting of occupier

BURNS, Ore. (AP) — The FBI released video Thursday of the shooting death of a spokesman for the armed occupiers of a wildlife refuge that appears to …

‘I take care of beans, bullets, boots and blankets’: The arrested Oregon occupiers

By Niraj Chokshi and<p>Niraj Chokshi<p>Reporter<p>Bio<p>Sarah Larimer<p>Sarah Larimer<p>General assignment reporter covering national and breaking news<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Federal law enforcement officials arrested eight people on Tuesday and three more on Wednesday in connection with the armed occupation of the Malheur …

Oregon

Why You Should Keep Drinking Champagne After New Year’s

Don't stop drinking Champagne just because New Year's has come and gone.<p>Champagne sales skyrocket up to seven times the usual during the week …

Facebook is prepping for an Android doomsday

Facebook wants to be prepared should it ever enter a war with Google. In a report this morning, <i>The Information</i> says that Facebook has worked on a number of contingency plans that will allow it to continue operating on Android in the event that Google cuts it off from the Play Store, and therefore …

In the Midwest, floodwaters rise, residents flee, last-ditch emergency steps considered

A historic December flood continued to send rivers sweeping out of their banks and into hundreds of homes and businesses across Oklahoma, Illinois and Missouri on Wednesday as some residents braced for the waters to get higher and the risk even greater.<p>"Unusual doesn't begin to describe it – it's …

11 Cocktails to Make with Just 2 Ingredients

Because stores (and bars) may not be open on Christmas Day—when you need a drink most.<p>Overcomplicated drinks have a habit of coming out during the …

Trump 'postpones' Israel trip after Netanyahu criticism

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump said Thursday that he is postponing his trip to Israel, just a day after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned his proposal to ban U.S. travel for all Muslims.<p>"I have decided to postpone my trip to Israel and to schedule my meeting with @Netanyahu at a later …

Adobe is telling people to stop using Flash

Adobe is finally ready to say goodbye to Flash. In an announcement last night, Adobe said that it will now "encourage content creators to build with new web standards," such as HTML5, rather than Flash. It's also beginning to deprecate the Flash name by renaming its animation app to Animate CC, …

10 Healthy Japanese Comfort Foods

Japanese food, called washoku, is recognized as one of the healthiest cuisines around. So what is considered comfort food for the Japanese? We'll introduce you to 10 distinctive Japanese comfort foods that will warm your tummy this winter!<p>Japanese food, called <i>washoku</i>, is recognized as one of the …

Japanese Food

Leaked Comcast memo reportedly admits data caps aren't about improving network performance

Public relations would also prefer that you stop calling it a data cap<p>Comcast is unleashing its PR machine to try to manage the controversy around its home broadband data caps. After recently expanding its "trial" 300GB monthly data cap in several cities around the Southeastern US, it looks like …

New Android update fixes two critical vulnerabilities

Android is getting a new patch today, fixing a total of 23 vulnerabilities including two critical issues. The most serious of the vulnerabilities allows remote code execution through email, web browsing, and MMS. The patch also fixes a newly discovered vulnerability in the Stagefright library, …

Trend Micro

Malicious adware's latest trick is replacing your whole browser

On Friday, infosec celebrity Swift on Security pointed out a new piece of adware called the "eFast Browser." It does the kind of malicious crap that we've all seen quite often over the years: throwing pop-up and pop-under ads on your screen, putting other ads into your web pages, pushing you toward …

Malware

The Tribe That Won’t Stop Killing ISIS

ERBIL, Iraqi Kurdistan — Forces of the so-called Islamic State have reportedly carried out yet another massacre against the tribe in Iraq called Albu …

Middle East

US high-speed wireless is actually among the world's slowest

The US is rapidly falling behind the majority of other countries when it comes to high-speed wireless technology LTE, commonly known as 4G, coming in 14th slowest of 140 countries worldwide.<p>In contrast, the best performing nation for LTE -- taking into account a combination of speed and coverage -- …

South Korea

June 2015

How can Isis afford its own currency?

<b>Age:</b> Not-quite-newly-minted.<p><b>Appearance:</b> Golden. Silvery. Coppery.<p><b>You make it sound as if Isis is about to set up its own currency.</b> That’s because it is. I’m very clever like that. I meld my thoughts to words and words to thought, <i>et voilà</i>!<p><b>Can it do that as a self-declared state that no one</b> …

Timeline: Isis hostage killings

The apparent murder of the US aid worker Peter Kassig is the fifth such killing to be filmed by Islamic State (Isis). Here is a timeline of events, starting with the days leading up to the death of the first hostage, the US journalist James Foley.<p><b>Summer 2014:</b> A rescue mission fails to free Foley …

The Herbalife Winning Streak Is Over As Earnings Miss Expectations

Last week, hedge fund billionaire William Ackman did not meet the high expectations he set for investors. This week, it’s Herbalife’s turn to disappoint.<p>For 21 straight quarters, Herbalife had beaten Wall Street’s expectations, delivering earnings that exceeded consensus estimates. But on Monday, …

Google's hacking game trades exploits for cake

Everyone knows the best way to teach children is to make the learning process fun and engaging; and if we're honest, that methodology works just as well on us big kids, too. Now, even hunting through code for cross-site scripting (XSS) bugs can be entertaining, thanks to a game developed by a …

The handheld smartphone device which could spot cancer

A £240 ($400) handheld device which can analyse potential tumours is being developed in Tel Aviv.<p>The Mobile OCT device consists of a smartphone to take the images, a lens, some lights and a plastic handle.<p>The images are assessed by the device's operator and are then uploaded for review by a …

SpaceX Unveils Manned Spacecraft Dragon V2

SpaceX founder Elon Musk took the wraps off its next-generation spacecraft today, called Dragon V2. The key improvements are that Dragon V2 will be able to land “anywhere on Earth” with its propulsion system and the accuracy of a helicopter. It will also be capable of carrying seven astronauts for …

YouTube reveals which US internet providers are best and worst at streaming

Starting today, internet providers in the United States will finally be held to account for lackluster YouTube streaming speeds. Google has brought its Video Quality Report — first launched in Canada at the start of this year — to the US, and is now ranking ISPs like Cablevision and Verizon FiOS …

Here’s how Apple’s smart home program will work

Apple’s(s aapl) move into the smart home isn’t actually the grand experience I had hoped for. Instead, it is a much simpler program that will …

7 Tech Logos Before They Became Iconic

<i>Dominic Smith is a senior writer and content strategist for Rackspace Digital, the digital marketing infrastructure specialists.</i><p>Logos are an essential part of a brand’s identity. A great logo encapsulates the personality and promise of the business behind it.<p>Some of the world’s most ubiquitous …

DJ Avicii’s Astounding $15.5 Million Property in Hollywood Hills

When you’re a celebrity, the world stands at your feet. And if you work hard and fight for your dreams, you will eventually succeed in getting what …