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Obama: days of US 'meddling' in Latin American affairs are over

US president promised America would no longer interfere in the region<p>Barack Obama has told Latin American leaders that the days of American meddling in the region were over.<p>Mr Obama spoke hours before the start of the 35-nation <b>Summit of the Americas</b>, where he is coming face-to-face with Cuban …

Apple is reportedly willing to share viewing data to clinch TV deals

Apple is apparently bending over backwards to make sure that its oft-rumored streaming TV service gets off the ground. <i>New York Post</i> sources claim that the company is willing to share viewer data with the networks, including demographics and viewing habits, if it means getting channels ahead of its …

Sling TV

Nintendo looks to release its first mobile game this year

Nintendo plans to release its first mobile game later this year, company president Satoru Iwata said during a Q&A session that followed the announcement of a new partnership with Japanese mobile gaming company DeNA.<p>During the Q&A, Iwata was asked when these new mobile releases will begin …

Gaming

Tucker Carlson’s ultimate humiliation: Corruption, “journalism” & a flagrant conflict of interest

Tucker Carlson’s Daily Caller speaks truth to power — up to the point that it affects Tucker’s bottom line<p>The online world was very lightly jostled late yesterday when longtime internet user Mickey Kaus announced that he had abruptly quit Tucker Carlson’s awful news website, The Daily Caller. Kaus …

Nintendo “NX” console coming 2016 with “brand new concept”

Nintendo might finally be taking its fans’, and detractors’, wishes to heart. The embattled gaming giant, long accused of being slow moving and more …

Retrogaming

Dave Grohl, Paul McCartney, Beck, Patti Smith, more to appear in Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony

<b>UPDATE:</b> The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced a slew of additional performance details. Zac Brown and Tom Morello will perform for the Paul …

Music

Crisis pregnancy center tells woman her IUD is “your baby,” plus countless other lies

A yearlong investigation confirms yet again that CPCs use a mix of fear-mongering and shame to manipulate women<p>Today in totally surprising news that we have never, ever heard before: Crisis pregnancy centers, which are often funded by taxpayer money and have been found time and time again to lie to …

American patriotism is for suckers: Dwight Eisenhower, George W. Bush and the end of Manifest Destiny

Ike famously warned us about our military-industrial complex. Sixty years later, his nightmare is coming true<p>Let’s face it: we live in a state of pervasive national security anxiety. There are various possible responses to this low-grade fever that saps resolve, but first we have to face the basis …

Tim Cook details one strategy that makes Apple different than Microsoft

Cook says Apple isn't afraid to cut legacy technology out of its products, such as the change from the 30-pin connector in older iPhone models to the new Lightning 9-pin connector that debuted with the iPhone 5.<p>Rick Tetzeli and Brent Schlender, the authors behind the upcoming book "Becoming Steve …

Robert Reich: Economic redistribution is our only hope

The former secretary of labor explains why new technologies have rendered the 20th century economic model obsolete<p>It’s now possible to sell a new product to hundreds of millions of people without needing many, if any, workers to produce or distribute it.<p>At its prime in 1988, Kodak, the iconic …

These Five States Could Legalize Marijuana in 2016

On Friday, Nevada lawmakers adjourned without voting on a petition submitted by residents to legalize marijuana and regulate it like alcohol. That …