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Google Exec Dan Fredinburg Killed in Nepal Earthquake

He "died chasing his dreams" at the base camp of Mount Everest.<p>Dan Fredinburg, a longtime Googler who headed privacy for Google X and product management for the overall privacy team, died this morning of a head injury after a 7.9 magnitude earthquake triggered an avalanche on Mount Everest.<p>An …

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People In Nepal Are Letting Their Loved Ones Know They Are Safe Using Facebook

Facebook introduced its "Safety Check" feature last October.<p>In a press release, Facebook said its engineers in Japan began working on the project after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in the country.<p>The team wanted to give its users a fast and easy way to let as many people as possible know they …

Facebook and Google help find Nepal earthquake survivors

The Nepal earthquake has caused an immeasurable amount of tragedy this weekend, but some internet services are offering tools that might provide comfort if you have friends or family in the area. Facebook has rolled out its recently introduced Safety Check feature to tell you if contacts in the …

First Utility tempts new energy customers with free smart thermostat

There's a thin line between a flourishing product category and an oversaturated one. The smart thermostat racket is fast approaching critical mass, and energy providers across the UK have begun offering hi-tech heating controls to their customers through in-house products, rebrands and various …

Oppo's upcoming bezel-less smartphone shown off in yet another video

What has perhaps become one of the most leaked smartphones in the past few years, Oppo’s upcoming bezel-less smartphone is shown off yet again in a new video. In this three minute long clip, we get our best look at the phone’s user interface, chassis, and most importantly, the tech used to achieve …

12-Year-Old Girl Battling Leukemia Kicked Out of School Over ‘Attendance and Academic Concerns.’ But Then the Issue Hit the News…

Rose McGrath was diagnosed with leukemia in August 2012.<p>The 12-year-old Michigan girl battled the disease and has been in remission since last December, WWMT-TV reported.<p>But this week she had to endure another setback — from her school.<p>Image source: WWMT-TV<p>McGrath was kicked out of St. Joseph …

Samsung Fights Success With The Galaxy S6 Edge

It looks like you can’t keep a good curve down. Samsung is reportedly bringing a third production line up to speed to build more curved screens for the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge. Bloomberg Business believes that this will allow production of the innovative smartphone to jump from two million to five …

The day my bullies apologized: Race, the South and a reconciliation decades in the making

I was beaten for embracing black classmates when my school was integrated in 1964. Decades later an apology arrived<p>Jim Auchmutey<p>April 25, 2015 11:59pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The Class of ’65: A Student, a Divided Town and the Long Road to Forgiveness”<p>On a cool morning in early May, Greg Wittkamper …

S. Africa braces for economic backlash from xenophobic attacks

A demonstrator holds a banner in Johannesburg on April 23, 2015 during a march gathering several thousand of people to protest a recent wave of xenophobic attacks © AFP Gianluigi Guercia<p>Johannesburg (AFP) - A wave of xenophobic attacks in South Africa could provoke reprisals from neighbouring …

Amazon web services 'growing fast'

<b>Technology giant Amazon has said its web services business generated sales of $1.57bn (£1.04bn) in the first quarter of the year and is profitable.</b><p>Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a cloud computing offering that makes money by charging businesses to host websites and other applications.<p>Amazon founder …

The Secret to Well-Being

Like love, happiness is often treated like a physical object we must find and snatch up. Yet, also like love, happiness is something we are more likely to cultivate within ourselves than stumble upon in our wanderings. As the Dalai Lama said, "Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from …

Space: It Is NOT the Final Frontier

In 1966, American television was taken by storm with a different kind of series -- enter "Star Trek." It explored "brave new worlds" beyond what we knew on Earth, and dared to take curious young minds on an intergalactic mission to seek out new life and new civilizations. It "boldly went where no …

Aftershocks rattle Nepal after worst quake in decades

Nepal is scrambling to save thousands of people who remain buried under rubble following its worst earthquake in decades, as dozens of aftershocks continue to rumble around the quake's epicentre near the nation's capital.<p>On Saturday the Nepalese government declared a state of emergency after a …

An Android robot is peeing on an Apple logo in Google Maps

In the outskirts of Rawalpindi, a Pakistani city less than 10 miles southwest of Islamabad, is what appears to be a park in the shape of an Android robot peeing on an Apple logo.<p>At least, that's what shows up if you look up Rawalpindi in Google Maps.<p>The park is not actually there -- it's an …

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The Truth About Gluten

Health crazes and diet trends may come and go, but every so often there are advances in the nutrition and medical field that are true game changers. For decades, individuals diagnosed with celiac disease were simply characterized with ghastly gastrointestinal problems, but with further research, …