Chris Albers

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Putin rattles Western nerves with military drills near Ukrainian border

President Vladimir Putin rattled Russian sabres and Western nerves Wednesday, putting troops on high alert and ordering war games near Ukraine's border even as U.S. and European leaders sought to defuse tensions.<p>President Barack Obama quickly responded with a warning that "outside actors" should …

Samsung Is Looking For Some Good Wearable Developers

At Samsung’s MWC Developer Day today, the company introduced several software development kits with the hope of luring developers to its platforms. Among the kits were several aimed at the company’s just-announced wearables including the Gear 2 and Gear Fit. Samsung needs 3rd party developers to …

Obama To Propose $302 Billion Highway Repair Program

President Obama will propose a four-year, $302 billion transportation program on Wednesday to repair and rebuild roads, bridges and transit systems, …

Like father, like son: Approaching life like an entrepreneur

<i>Tarun Wadhwa is an aspiring entrepreneur and the son of serial entrepreneur Vivek Wadhwa.</i><p>My dream was always to become a lawyer. I used to believe that law was the most direct way to impact the world around me. I thought entrepreneurs were only concerned with small issues, while lawyers worked on …

Bradley Manning Has Done More for U.S. Security Than SEAL Team 6

<b>How Dystopian Secrecy Contributes to Clueless Wars</b><p><i>Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com</i><p>The prosecution of Bradley Manning, WikiLeaks’ source inside the U.S. Army, will be pulling out all the stops when it calls to the stand a member of Navy SEAL Team 6, the unit that assassinated Osama bin Laden. The …

National Security

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Japan Is Testing Its New 300 MPH Floating Train

The L0 maglev train floats above its track and is propelled by powerful magnets, eliminating friction that limits the speeds of conventional trains.<p>The Central Japan Railway Co. (JR Tokai) unveiled a prototype of the L0 train in November 2012, with plans to run it from Tokyo to Nagoyo, a 40-minute …

Trains

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Obama's Plan B decision: Science beats politics for once.

Here’s what the Obama administration’s decision to stop fighting over-the-counter access to the morning-after pill means: Science for once wins over …