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(URGENT) N. Korea fires 10 short-range missiles toward East Sea.

2014/03/16 19:44

Russian forces cross Crimea border to seize gas plant on eve of referendum

Russian forces backed by helicopter gunships and armored vehicles Saturday took control of a village near the border with Crimea on the eve of a referendum on whether the region should seek annexation by Moscow, a Ukrainian official said.<p>Fox News confirmed Russian troops took over a gas …

Future of California's multi-billion dollar 'bullet train' becomes election issue for Dems with reelection challenge

California’s effort to build the country’s first taxpayer-funded, high-speed rail system is facing a midterm derailment -- as Republicans make it an election-year issue and lawmakers with re-election challengers appear reluctant to continue to support the most expensive project of its kind.<p>The $68 …

High-tech fixes for winter's potholes

Winter weather is taking its usual toll on roads -- but a new, high-tech technique could fix the pothole problem. Permanently.<p>This winter's brutal snowstorms and chilling temperatures have been especially heinous. To fix the freeways, repair crews around the globe are turning to infrared …

Police say man arrested on gun warrant is a suspect in three unsolved Va. murders

Police may be close to solving three unsolved murders that were linked a week ago, raising fears of a serial killer on the loose in a quiet Washington suburb in Northern Virginia.<p>Alexandria mayor Bill Euille told Fox 5 Friday that a man arrested in Wheeling, West Virginia, was a suspect in the …

Obama returns to push for more overtime pay amid concerns from GOP, businesses

President Obama on Saturday resumed his push to make millions more U.S. workers eligible for overtime pay, amid continued criticism that his efforts to close the country’s so-called “income gap” will hurt U.S. businesses.<p>“Our businesses have created 8.7 million new jobs over the past four years,” …

Motley Crue bassist marries again

Nikki Sixx has tied the knot again!<p>The Motley Crue bassist married Courtney Bingham, his girlfriend of more than three years at Greystone Mansion in Los Angeles reports People magazine.<p>The ceremony which took place on Saturday in front of 130 guests had a gothic rock meets French countryside …

Comedian David Brenner dies at 78

David Brenner, the gangly, toothy-grinned "Tonight Show" favorite whose brand of observational comedy became a staple for other standup comedians, including Jerry Seinfeld and Paul Reiser, died Saturday. He was 78.<p>Brenner, who had been fighting cancer, died peacefully at his home in New York City …

Wave of rocket attacks on Israel signal power struggle in Gaza

A frightening wave of rocket attacks raining down on Israel from terrorists in Gaza has not only broken a yearlong period of relative quiet on the border, it has put Hamas at odds with both Israel and an even more militant terror group within the territory.<p>The 70 indiscriminate Qassam and Grad …

Microsoft and Oracle solidify cloud coexistence as Amazon’s cloud turns 8

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Anyone who ever followed the relational database wars probably noted this tidbit last week: Oracle’s(s orcl) flagship database, …

Taste of Country

Extremely Pissed off RIGHT Wingers 2

In the sky, with diamonds: Julian Lennon's cloudscapes – in pictures

Primarily known as a musician, Julian Lennon has been working with fine art photography since his first exhibition in New York City in 2010. His work can be seen at the Little Black Gallery in London from 7 September until 19 October

British Wildlife Photography Award winners 2013

Nature Photography

China factory fire sends memory chip prices to three-year high

Fire damage halts production at Hynix, the world's second largest maker of DRAM chips for mobile phones and computers<p>The price of memory chips for mobile phones and computers has soared by 19%, a three-year record, following a fire at a factory in China belonging to Apple supplier SK Hynix.<p>The …

From crowdfunding to 'real' business: this glasses-free 3D tablet is trying to go big

What happens after the crowdfunding campaign — after Indiegogo or Kickstart, and after delivering the products that you promised?<p>If you’re NEO3DO, the answer is international sales.<p>The NEO3DO is a glasses-free 3-D tablet that dynamically converts 2D content into 3D content, thanks to dual graphical …

Workers' rights 'flouted' at Apple iPhone factory in China

New, cheaper device being produced illegally, non-profit organisation China Labor Watch claims<p>The new cheaper iPhone that Apple will unveil to a global audience on Tuesday is being produced under illegal and abusive conditions in Chinese factories owned by one of America's largest manufacturing …

Developers in Asia are Prioritizing Android Over iOS

Supercell, the highly-regarded Finnish mobile games startup, revealed last month that it is weighing up the prospect of developing Android apps for the first time as it seeks to find success in Asia.<p>Ilkka Paananen, CEO of the ‘Clash of Clans’ developer, told the FT that the company is “very …

MyGlass Lets You Control Google Glass With Your Android Device

Grappling with the small touchpad fitted on the side of Google Glass can be a little frustrating and inelegant. Likewise, shouting ‘okay Glass’ isn’t always suitable in a public place. Never fear: an update to the MyGlass companion app now lets you control the futuristic eyewear with your Android …

With Tablets And iPods Added, Apple Takes 3 Of Top 4 Mobile Device Spots Ranked By Ad Impressions, Says Millennial

Mobile ad platform Millennial Media has released their latest Mobile Mix report, covering Q2 2013, and the company is changing how things work this time around by changing its “Top 20 Phones” list to a “Top 20 Devices,” and adding tablets into the mix along with smartphones and feature phones. This …