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Netflix will never have everything you want, and neither will anyone else

Stop waiting for the Spotify of movies<p>This past weekend Netflix announced that it was not renewing its streaming deal with cable channel Epix, and as a result, movies like <i>The Hunger Games: Catching Fire</i>, <i>The Wolf of Wall Street</i>, and <i>Transformers: Age of Extinction</i> will be disappearing from the …

Google’s Waze is in trouble: Legal action incoming over ‘fake’ POI allegations

A little while ago, I sat down with Julie Mossler from Waze for a chat about the mapping and turn-by-turn directions service. What quickly became clear is that the biggest thing the company has going for it is the impressive community contributions that keep the service up to date.<p>However, ‘built …

Waze

Apple, Google, others settle antipoaching lawsuit for $415 million

US District Judge Lucy Koh has approved the settlement, which is $90.5 million more than a previous offer she rejected last year.<p>Apple, Google, Intel, and Adobe will shell out $415 million to put to rest an antipoaching civil lawsuit that accused the companies of conspiring not to hire each other's …

Employment

Biden: I 'would not hesitate' to run in 2016 if family can handle race

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday that he "would not hesitate" to run for president if he concludes that he can launch a "viable" campaign and that his family can make it through a presidential bid following the recent death of his son.<p>"If I can reach that conclusion that we …

Joe Biden

Two are arrested in off-duty officer's death in Texas

<b>(CNN) —</b> Texas authorities arrested two suspects Thursday evening in connection with the death of an off-duty Abilene police officer.<p>Violetta Walter, 30, and Phillip Walter, 29, have been arrested on suspicion of first-degree felony murder. Each is being held on $500,000 bond.<p>Officer Don Allen was …

Law Enforcement

Justice Department tightens cellphone tracking rules

<i>By Julia Edwards</i><p>WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. prosecutors and some federal law enforcement agencies will need to obtain a search warrant to use devices that track cellphone locations, under a policy announced by the U.S. Justice Department on Thursday.<p>Until now, U.S. attorneys and Justice Department …

California to Limit Solitary Confinement in Prisons

California will put an end to the practice of keeping prisoners in solitary confinement for decades because of gang affiliation, under a proposed legal settlement announced Tuesday.<p>The settlement, disclosed by state officials and lawyers for inmates, could result in the release from isolation of …

Dow Jones

Jetpack Company Loses $5 Million In Its First Year

Still promises future filled with jetpacks<p>Personal jetpacks are almost here, if the market can support the company long enough for them to ship. New Zealand’s Martin Aircraft has a jetpack ready to go, if a pair of ducted fans worn as a gigantic backpack counts as a “jetpack”. In development for …

The Army Is Missing A Missile In Upstate New York

If you see something, definitely say something.<p>Hellfire missiles aren't something you'd want to find lying around.<p>Luckily, this isn't one of them. Army officials at Fort Drum in northern New York are asking the public's help tracking down an inert training missile that fell off an Apache helicopter …

New York State

Afghan villagers skeptical as U.S. reopens probe into 2013 killings

MAIDAN SHAHR, Afghanistan — For the villagers of Nerkh district, it’s a matter of too little, too late.<p>Too little: The decision by the U.S. military, first reported last week, to reopen a criminal investigation into the deaths of at least 18 Afghan civilians who were allegedly slain by an Army …

Afghanistan

WhatsApp Hits 900M Monthly Users, Edges Closer To An Actual Business Model

Happy Friday! Today is WhatsApp monthly active user number update time, folks. The Facebook-owned messaging service, which doesn’t yet have a business model, has now crossed 900 million MAUs, as CEO, co-founder and (now) Facebook board member Jan Koum revealed on Facebook. (Of course.)<p>The app …

Austria, Germany Agree To Take Migrants Stopped In Hungary

<b>Updated at 7:41 p.m. ET</b><p>The refugees, some of whom had walked for hours in the direction of Austria after leaving a Budapest rail station, were provided buses by the government of Hungary late Friday after authorities in Austria and Germany agreed to accept them, the Associated Press reports.<p>Some of …

North Africa

4 plead guilty in London's Hatton Garden jewel heist

<b>London (CNN) —</b> Four men pleaded guilty Friday, admitting their role in a spectacular heist in the heart of London's jewelry district.<p>Quantities of gems and cash were stolen from a safe deposit company in Hatton Garden over the four-day Easter holiday.<p>John Collins, 74, Daniel Jones, 58, Terence …

Crime

Toshiba's featherlight tablet sets the stage for the iPad Pro

In just a few days, Apple is expected to unveil its iPad Pro. It will mark more than five years since the original unveiling of the iPad, and comes at a crucial time for the future of Apple’s tablet. iPad sales have stagnated, so many are looking to the rumored iPad Pro to see if Apple can generate …

10+ Best City Views Of The World's Most Iconic Skylines

Take a look at the most sensational skylines across the globe.<p>From Hong Kong to New York, these major cities all have one thing in common: spectacular architecture. Here's a look at their jaw-dropping skylines.

Apple patent envisions fuel cell battery that could power a smartphone for weeks

Quick, what's your No. 1 qualm about smartphones? Chances are, you said "battery life." Most smartphones today, even high-end ones, barely last a day …