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Twitter to developers: Seriously, this time you can totally trust us not to ambush you!

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr user Abysim<p>There have been rumours for some time that Twitter might want to step back into the ecosystem game, …

Volcano eruption in Chile, photo by Francisco Nagroni: http://t.co/fCvS7antO9

Imaginative Dreamlike Worlds by Digital Artist Gediminas Pranckevicius

Conceptual artist and illustrator Gediminas Pranckevicius creates digital art that instantly whisk viewers off into a world of imagination. The Lithuania-born artist uses soft light and blended colors to create harmonious worlds where it is easy to get lost in the surreal stories.<p>He uses software …

Digital Art

HP Labs is working on a glass 3D printer

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Signe Brewster<p>HP isn’t content to just 3D print in plastic. A job ad for a “robotics scientist for 3D printing” sounds …

Confidential Documents Reveal How Google Is Trying To Limit Samsung's Control Of Android

If you swipe through one of Samsung's Galaxy phones, for example, you're likely to come across some of Samsung's apps and its own Galaxy app store.<p>Now, however, it seem that Google wants its partners to put its own apps and services at the forefront of most Android phones.<p>Amir Efrati at The …

Exclusive Clip from Fury Director on Flipboard

In support of its upcoming movie, WWII drama Fury, Sony Pictures has included a special clip that’s exclusive to Flipboard in its brand magazine. The …

On the Red Couch With Shebooks’ Peggy Northrop and Laura Fraser

<i>When it comes to reading, women are the more prolific sex. A Pew report revealed that more women have read at least one book in the last year (82% vs</i> …

Rajon Rondo breaks hand in fall

Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo had surgery to repair a broken left hand and will miss the start of the regular season, the team announced …

2014 Restaurant & Bar Design Award Winners

The 2014 Restaurant & Bar Design Award winners have been announced! The award, now in its sixth cycle, is one of the most prestigious in hospitality. …

England

Earthquake: 3.8 quake strikes near Mammoth Lakes

A shallow magnitude 3.8 earthquake was reported Thursday evening six miles from Mammoth Lakes, according to the<p>U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 9:21 p.m. at a depth of 3.1 miles.<p>According to the USGS, the epicenter was 73 miles from Clovis, 75 miles from Sanger and 79 miles from …

Southern California

Three 9/11 firefighters die of cancer in one day

More than 2,500 New York police, firefighters, ambulance and sanitation workers now have the disease<p>Three retired firefighters who worked at ground zero have died on the same day from cancer, an illness that many fear might be connected to toxic World Trade Center dust released on Sept. 11.<p>Lt. …

Fire Fighting

Pictures of the Week 9.25.14

Teen boy critically wounded, girl shot in South Side attack among 8 wounded

The 16-year-old nephew of a local anti-violence activist and a 15-year-old girl he was with were shot Thursday afternoon on the border between Chicago’s Englewood and Park Manor neighborhoods.<p>The two, both Dunbar Career Academy High School students, were shot about 4:40 p.m. Thursday on Marquette …

Obama admits 'we're not moving fast enough' to stop Ebola spread

Barack Obama warned the world on Thursday not to “stand back” and expect the United States to combat the spread of the Ebola virus alone, saying a slow international response could cost hundreds of thousands of lives.<p>Speaking at a special high-level meeting on Ebola at the United Nations, Obama …

Cyprus goes to rescue 300 stranded in boat off Paphos

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1111000/1111363_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1526889777_d08172ae3c0ed62118142834908c65b9<p><b>Police in Cyprus have persuaded nearly 300 migrants, thought to be Syrian refugees, to disembark from the cruise ship that had rescued them.</b><p>Police …

Cruise Ships

Hannah Graham suspect questioned in 2002 case

Jesse Matthew, a suspect in the disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, was questioned in connection with an alleged sexual assault nearly 12 years ago, authorities said Thursday.<p>However, no charges were filed because the woman didn't want to go forward with the case and …

North Korean TV acknowledges leader Kim Jong Un's health problems

SEOUL (Reuters) - Young North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is suffering from “discomfort”, state media has said in the first official acknowledgement of ill health after a prolonged period out of the public eye.<p>North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (C) guides the actual parachuting and striking drill of …

Canada to open embassy in South Sudan

The federal government will open a new embassy in South Sudan in a sign that Ottawa plans to take a bigger role in the conflict-torn African state.<p>Canada's former head of office in Juba, Nicholas Coghlan, will become the new ambassador. Previously, Canada had only a diplomatic office in the country …

US city considers testing sewage to gather data on residents' marijuana use

City leaders in Spokane, Washington, want to know just how much pot residents are smoking, now that it’s legal there. Sewage might hold the answer.<p>The primary author of Washington state’s recreational marijuana law, attorney Alison Holcomb, made this suggestion to the city’s marijuana policy …

Iran and six powers make little progress in nuclear talks | Reuters

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iran and six world powers made little progress in overcoming significant disagreements in the most recent round of nuclear talks, including on uranium enrichment, Iranian and Western diplomats close to the negotiations said on Friday.<p>Iran's President Hassan Rouhani …

FDA warns companies about fake Ebola drugs

When it comes to purchasing products on the Internet that claim to treat or cure Ebola, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has one word for consumers: Beware!<p>This week the FDA sent warning letters to three companies the government agency says are selling products over the Internet that claim to …

Department of Justice admonishes Ferguson police

The U.S. Department of Justice says it's concerned about actions taken by the Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department in recent days.<p>Two letters to Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson this week from Justice Department chastised Ferguson police over what officers were wearing -- and in some cases, …

Pennsylvania trooper-ambush suspect planned attack for years, police say

A survivalist suspected of killing a Pennsylvania state trooper had planned the attack and his escape into the nearby wilderness for months, authorities said Friday.<p>“We are convinced that<p>Eric Freinhas been planning this attack for at least a couple years,” said Pennsylvania State Police Lt. Col. …

Crime

Watch Apple's 'BendGate' Response

Apple says only nine iPhone 6 Plus owners have contacted the company about a bend in their device, and it promises to replace any bent phones.

DirecTV shareholders approve $48.5 billion AT&T takeover

The deal, still awaiting regulatory approval, would give AT&T a national presence in the television business.<p>AT&T and DirecTV are one step closer to consummating their union.<p>DirecTV shareholders on Thursday voted to approve AT&T's offer to buy the satellite TV company for $48.5 billion. DirecTV …

Telecoms

Meet The Finalists Of Intel's Make It Wearable Challenge

The Creators Project introduces Nixie, the remote-controlled wearable quadcopter.<p><i>Nine months ago, Intel kicked off the Make It Wearable (MIW) Challenge. Part-competition, part-entrepreneurial mentorship program, MIW challenged thousands of global participants to inspire the next big idea in</i> …

Justin Bieber will apparently be the voice of KITT in that movie about killing David Hasselhoff

As revealed by <i>Yahoo</i>, famous Canadian singer Justin Bieber will provide the voice of KITT, the talking car from <i>Knight Rider</i>, in that movie about Ken …

Man, The Xbox One In Japan Is Just… Sad

Previously, we showed you pictures of the less-than-enthusiastic launch the Xbox One received in the land of the Rising Sun. Since then, well, let’s just say it’s a really bad time to be selling Microsoft’s Xbox in Japan.<p>How bad? According to Kotaku, the Xbox One sold 1,314 units in Japan last …