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Carriers block Samsung Galaxy S5 Download Booster feature

When Samsung first announced the Galaxy S5 one of the big software features it touted was Download Booster, a feature that uses both Wi-Fi and LTE to make downloading files faster, but as with so many things, most U.S. carriers block the feature on their versions of the phone.<p>AT&T, Sprint, and …

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If Comcast gets TWC, three out of four Americans could get a broadband cap

Advertisement<p>31 Comments<p>As regulators attempt to sift through the possible public harms and benefits of Comcast’s(s cmsca) $45.2 billion plan to buy …

Report: NSA Knew About Heartbleed Bug for 2 Years and Said Nothing

The NSA knew about the Internet security bug Heartbleed and regularly used it to gather intelligence for at least two years, anonymous sources told …

Region locking on the Galaxy S5 is a bit different than on the Note 3

Note 3 region locking sticker<p>The Samsung Galaxy S5, going on sale today around the world, is region-locked, just like the Note 3. But Samsung made a small change to the way users can unlock it, as the sticker on the device package indicates.<p>A little background: Samsung first imposed a region-lock …

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CIA used Doctor Zhivago as a literary weapon during the cold war

Newly declassified documents reveal the CIA published Boris Pasternak's Nobel-winning novel to sow unrest among Soviets<p>More than 100 newly declassified documents in the US have revealed how the CIA printed Russian-language copies of Boris Pasternak's classic novel Doctor Zhivago during the cold war …

Inside the Army, Guard lobbying war

The Army and the National Guard are at war over the Guard’s Apache helicopters, and both sides are turning to Congress for backup.<p>“We were unable to work it out in the Pentagon,” said one defense official involved in the dispute. Now, “we’re doing this very public and bloody battle.”<p>It’s a battle …

Japan Plans to Build Up Plutonium Stockpile

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Japan is planning on moving ahead with a program for increasing its stockpiles of plutonium, …

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Wiretap Proponent Condoleezza Rice Joins Dropbox’s Board

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The big story out of Silicon Valley on Wednesday was that Condoleezza Rice, former Secretary of …

Paul: We need guns in the cockpit

Sen. Rand Paul says he wants “100 percent” of pilots carrying weapons as it’s the best way to prevent another attack like Sept. 11, 2001.<p>“The goal of my bill is to have 100 percent of American pilots armed because I think it’s a very cost effective. It’s the most cost effective way of deterring …

Israel targets Iran with new spy satellite

Israel has launched a new satellite into orbit aimed at boosting its abilities to conduct surveillance on its Middle East adversaries<p>Israeli defence officials hailed the launch of a new spy satellite on Thursday, which they said would boost the country's capacity to monitor the military manoeuvres …

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Navy officer discusses decision of San Diego family rescued at sea

SAN DIEGO - Under persistent questioning from reporters, the executive officer of the Navy ship that rescued a family off its disabled sailboat 1,000 miles off Mexico said he would not have brought his own children on a similar trip.<p>"For one thing, I don't own a sailboat," said Lt. Cmdr. Daryl …