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The Secret History of the Female Code Breakers Who Helped Defeat the Nazis

The Navy and Army recruited more than 10,000 women as ‘cryptanalysts’ to decipher enemy codes during World War II. But their story has never been fully told.<p>In November 1941, not long before the attack on Pearl Harbor, a handful of letters began materializing in student mailboxes at America’s top …

Is Surface the ace up Microsoft’s mobile sleeve?

It’s no secret that Microsoft has been struggling in the mobile space ever since its strategic 2010 reboot, wherein it scrapped its legacy Windows Mobile platform for the incompatible Windows Phone. In the face of unprecedented competition from Apple’s popular iPhone (not to mention Android) — the …

Microsoft just beat Apple to the punch in a big way

The news was announced on stage Wednesday at Business Insider's IGNITION conference in New York City.<p>The idea, Microsoft says, is to turn every phone into a Windows 10 user's best friend, whether or not that phone is running Windows.<p>It's a new Microsoft, indeed, and one that thinks that tools like …

Microsoft's Surface tablets have just hit a bump that could affect holiday sales

There is a shortage of Intel's new Skylake processor, which powers both the Surface Pro and Book, meaning that shipments of the tablet could be delayed. This, combined with the high volume of holiday sales, means that Microsoft could be in trouble.<p>DigiTimes reports that some shipments of the …

Microsoft wants to train you to use rival operating system, Linux

It loves Linux so much, that on Wednesday, Microsoft announced a new training program to help teach the Windows faithful in the IT world how to use Linux, as long as they are using Linux on Microsoft's cloud.<p>That's because, thanks to cloud computing, we're now in the "post-Windows" era, where …

People are saying that Google's new tablet computer isn't a good device

The hardware is made by Google which is unusual as the company usually licenses its Android operating system to third-parties, such as Samsung or HTC, that then make the hardware.<p>Reviews of the device are not positive, however.<p>Walt Mossberg, a long-time and well-respected technology columnist, …

Paris attacks: Two die in hunt for 'mastermind' Abaaoud

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1208000/1208172_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1529882808_4005372d9e17b50d6cbfed4323cf2af4<p><b>A woman has blown herself up and a suspect was shot dead during a police raid on a flat in a Paris suburb, while seven arrests were made.</b><p>Police …

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6 Signs You Were Raised By A Narcissist

Once you figure this out, a whole lot of other things will start to make sense.<p>To outsiders, your dad is a larger-than-life social magnet who attracts people from all walks of life. Or your mom is the perfect woman, always looking to please and juggling everything with ease.<p>But behind closed doors, …

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

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Slavery myths: Seven lies, half-truths, and irrelevancies people trot out about slavery—debunked.

A certain resistance to discussion about the toll of American slavery isn’t confined to the least savory corners of the Internet. Last year, in an …

Step Inside Adolf Hitler’s Eerie 1930s Homes

Heinrich Hoffmann photograph of architect Albert Speer (far left), interior designer Gerdy Troost, Hitler, and others i<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Library of …

Coffee decoded: why filter is the only way to brew beans now

<b>It's International Coffee Day this week - but do you know what you should really be ordering? Diana Henry cracks the coffee code</b><p>I’m in central London, queuing in a café, but I might as well be in a foreign land. The counter in front of me has golden flaky pastries, sandwiches on sourdough bread and …

7 Things You Didn't Know About Memorial Day

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Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 1963 “Letter from Birmingham jail” remains relevant today

<i>King’s famous 1963 “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” published in The Atlantic as “The Negro Is Your Brother,” was written in response to a public statement of concern and caution issued by eight white religious leaders of the South. It stands as one of the classic documents of the civil-rights</i> …

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Black Friday Essentials: 10 Customer Service And Retail Trends You Need To Have Your Eye On

Here’s a timely refresher as we head out of Black Friday and on to Cyber Monday and the holiday selling season, in case you missed these pointers previously: 10 trending ways that customer service, customer experience and retail expectations–both storefront and eCommerce–are changing. Don’t …

11 Economic Lessons to Make You a Smarter Shopper For Black Friday

When you hit the stores this weekend, remember three things: Shopping is a sport, this is its Super Bowl, and retailers are better at playing it than you.<p>The first and last rule of prices is that nobody knows what anything is worth. Shoppers are guided by shallow clues ("this is cheaper than that") …

Ferguson protests spread coast to coast - CNN.com

<i>Are protests taking place near you? Please share photos, videos and thoughts with CNN iReport if you can do so safely.</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- The sparks of outrage that started in Ferguson, Missouri, have ignited a firestorm of protests across the country and beyond.<p>But the furor isn't just about one grand jury's …

Ferguson shooting: Michael Brown protests inspire artist Howard Barry

The mass demonstrations in the aftermath of the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson inspired local artist Howard Barry.<p>A day after Michael Brown was killed by police officer Darren Wilson, Mr Barry choose to air his anger and frustration in art, he told the BBC.<p>His drawings, along with …

Mike Brown's Mom Urges Ferguson Protesters To Remain Peaceful

FERGUSON, Mo. -- The mother of Michael Brown, the unarmed 18-year-old shot dead by a police officer in this St. Louis suburb on Aug. 9, urged protesters to stay peaceful Saturday night as they waited to find out if a grand jury will indict the officer for killing her son.<p>"I just want y'all to be …

'We Need This': A Moment of Dialogue Between Cops, Community in Ferguson

FERGUSON, Missouri — As residents of the St. Louis area wait in anticipation for the grand jury announcement determining whether or not officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed unarmed teenager Michael Brown, will be indicted, police officers and community members engaged in an unexpected …

Ferguson Prepares for Fallout From Michael Brown Grand Jury Decision

FERGUSON, Mo. — Businesses have boards on their windows. Some schools have cancelled classes in the days prior to the Thanksgiving weekend. Officials have set up layers of emergency plans. And the president has called for calm.<p>The people of Ferguson can’t be sure when a grand jury responsible for …

Why Ferguson has been in a state of emergency for years

On Nov. 17, Governor Jay Nixon issued an executive order placing Missouri under a “state of emergency.” The nature of the emergency was unclear. In the order, Nixon cited “the possibility of expanded unrest” and the need to “ensure public safety.” What is less clear is, in Missouri, who is deemed a …

Why haven't we heard from Ferguson grand jury?

The signs pointed to the grand jury drawing near a decision as to whether Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson will be charged with a crime for fatally shooting Michael Brown.<p>But word leaked out Saturday that when the Missouri grand jury wrapped up its session Friday, it hadn't wrapped up the …

Michael Brown’s Neighborhood In Ferguson Is Dying

No matter what decision the grand jury makes, the residents of Michael Brown’s apartment complex have made up their minds — they want out.<p><b>Ferguson, Missouri</b> — Four months ago, Jenay Robinson and her two cousins looked at a modest two-bedroom apartment for only $550 a month in the Canfield Green …

Missouri town on edge awaiting grand jury decision on police shooting

FERGUSON Mo (Reuters) - An uneasy quiet settled over Ferguson, Missouri, on Saturday evening after another day without a decision from a grand jury on whether to bring charges against a white police officer for fatally shooting a black teen.<p>A woman stops to visit the memorial set up where Michael …

Records in Michael Brown Grand Jury Not Been Approved for Release

The prosecutor overseeing the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury hearing the Michael Brown case took the rare step of recording and documenting the proceedings, but that doesn't mean they'll be released to the public if Officer Darren Wilson isn't indicted, officials said Sunday.<p>The St. Louis County …