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North Korea Jams GPS Signals to Fishing Boats: South

North Korea is jamming GPS navigation systems near its border with South Korea, affecting hundreds of fishing boats but not causing any danger, officials in Seoul said Friday.<p>About 280 South Korean vessels experienced problems with their GPS navigation systems and many were forced to return to …

North Korea

How Reddit Strongly Hinted It Received a Secret Surveillance Order

Reddit, the popular web forum site, appears to have received a national security letter in the last year — at least, that’s the strong implication of …

Auto Makers Post Mixed U.S. Sales in March

Discount spending, longer lease terms, and extra selling days combine to push sales higher<p>U.S. auto sales rose 3% in March over a year earlier, but new warning signs emerged that car companies are stretching to keep demand humming after record results last year.<p>March’s selling pace came in at a …

Automotive Industry

N. Korea fires ballistic missile into sea, ignoring UN ban

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea ignored U.N. resolutions by firing a medium-range ballistic missile into the sea on Friday, Seoul and …

North Korea

Six tiny robots can pull a two-ton car

Stanford university's uBots have pulled off a feat that makes ants look like slackers. Working in concert, six of the robots managed to tow a 3,900 pound car, despite weighing just a half-ounce each -- much less than other car-towing robots. The secret, according to the team, is biomimicry. The wee …

Don't make these 3 mistakes on your taxes

One of the best ways to pay less in tax is to tap into the opportunity to reduce your taxable income by using the many different types of tax-favored accounts that the IRS allows. Most people are familiar with special types of accounts that can assist with retirement savings, including IRAs, 401(k) …

A former MI5 agent told us why it's so easy for Islamic State terrorists to move around without being noticed

Dhar had also repeatedly shown up at Islamic extremist rallies in the UK and had appeared on TV advocating the terrorist cause.<p>This is not unusual.<p>The first "Jihadi John," Mohammed Emwazi, escaped from the UK to go to Islamic State/ISIS/Daesh even though he was known to MI5 and was on the Home …

How to Automate Social Media Lead Generation and Engagement - Small Business Trends

Marketing ideas are floating everywhere. Tips and tricks of social media lead generation are plenty across the web. There are also some great …

America's top general doesn't think we are ready to defeat ISIS

At least not without a complete restructuring of military responsibilities and a reorganization of combat commands that are still geared to fighting nation states within physical borders—not Islamic terrorists in isolated cells. That's what General Joseph Dunford said on Monday at a national …

Military

Tech Startups Have a Big Problem

A year ago, investors clamored to get a piece of hot tech startups like Zenefits and Snapchat. This magazine even argued that it was unfair that …

The Isis papers: leaked documents show how Isis is building its state

A leaked internal Islamic State manual shows how the terrorist group has set about building a state in Iraq and Syria complete with government departments, a treasury and an economic programme for self-sufficiency, the Guardian can reveal.<p>The 24-page document, obtained by the Guardian, sets out a …

Middle East

Want to be more charismatic? Science finds out how

It doesn't matter how smart you are - as long as you're quick<p>Want people to think you're charismatic? Then think fast - and don't worry too much about accuracy.<p>According to a new study by researchers at the University of Queensland, an ability to think, and act, quickly plays a vital part in …

Charisma

The PlayStation VR Games Sony Announced Today Look Amazing

During its PlayStation Experience (PSX) event in San Francisco today, Sony unveiled some new information about the PlayStation VR and showed off some new titles. Unfortunately we’ve gotten no more information on dates aside from early 2016. However, the games we saw during today’s keynote look …

Don't Fall for These 6 Deadly Myths of Startups

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some entrepreneurs forget that they need an innovative business model along with an innovative solution to have a successful startup. Inventors alone, or business gurus alone, generally fail. It really takes a complementary pair of …

Creating a digital marketing plan for Start-ups and Small Businesses

SME/SMBs are often overlooked for marketing best practice advice. Our new RACE planning guide addresses this.Marketers tend to love talking about the …

Marketing

Your PS4 Just Became A Tiny Bit More Powerful

Chances are you haven’t realized it, but your PlayStation 4 got a little bit more powerful. The PlayStation 4 comes with an octa-core CPU. Until now, game developers could leverage six of them while the other two ran the operating system. But Sony recently unlocked the 7th core for games, or at …

Data, The Speed Of Light And You

Fergal Toomey Contributor<p>Fergal Toomey is the chief scientist of Corvil.<p>We — humanity, that is — created 4.4 zettabytes of data last year. This is expected to rise to 44 zettabytes by 2020. And no, I didn’t make up the word “zettabytes.” For scale, it is estimated that 42 zettabytes could store all …

The White House is prepping for a single weather event that could cost $2 trillion in damage

On October 29, the White House's National Science and Technology Council released its strategic plan to prepare for an extreme weather event in space that could destroy satellites, spacecraft, and vital telecommunications systems.<p>Many of these electrical systems depend on one another, which is a …

uBeam Declassifies Secrets To Try To Prove Wireless Power Is Possible

It must violate the laws of physics. It must be dangerous. It must be impossible. This is what critics have concluded despite not actually knowing the details behind uBeam’s wireless power technology. So rather than let the rumors swirl, today uBeam revealed a bunch of details about how far, how …

MPAA Takes Down Pirating Group And Popcorn Time Fork

There are corks popping around the MPAA offices today. The American trade organization is claiming responsibility for shutting down several pirating services including a popular version of Popcorn Time, you know, the Netflix for pirates. This comes after the MPAA obtained an injunction in a …

Popcorn Time

The 26 happiest, richest, healthiest, and most crime-free countries in the world

Every year, the Legatum Institute, a London based think-tank releases its annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks what it calls the most prosperous countries in the world.<p>The amount of money a country has is one factor of prosperity, but the Legatum Institute considered more than …

European Travel

Instagram Star Quits, Reveals How Photos Are Edited, Contrived, and Paid For

<b>Update</b>: O’Neil has apparently deleted all of her social media content, including the video and photos that were originally in this post.<p>18-year-old …

A Clever Way to Get a Heads-Up Display in Your Car—for Just $49

HUDWAY Glass is our favorite type of solution: Simple, smart and inexpensive<p>Heads-up displays keep your eyes on the windshield, which is a lot safer …

Rx for America: Nearly 6 in 10 adults take prescription drugs, study says

Americans have become increasingly medicated since the turn of the century, according to a new study.<p>Fully 59% of U.S. adults were on at least one prescription drug in the years 2011 and 2012, and 15% took five or more. A dozen years earlier, 51% of adults filled at least one prescription and 8% …

Medicine

Operation KKK Is Beginning To Unmask Hate Group Members

Operation KKK, an Anonymous -led effort to shut down the Ku Klux Klan, has begun in earnest. The main Twitter account is reporting that many KKK-related sites are down after concerted hacking efforts and that more are to come as they prepare for an action called HoodsOff on November 5.<p>The Ku Klux …

10 Brain Myths Busted

It's going to take more than 10 percent of your brain to read this story<p>In the Hollywood action-film <i>Lucy</i>, actor Morgan Freeman—playing a world-renowned neurologist— speaks to a packed auditorium. “It’s estimated most human beings only use 10 percent of their brains’ capacity,” he says. “Imagine if …

The Brain

The Ethics of Exercise Pills

Medications designed to mimic the health benefits of exercise could help the disabled or immobile—but they might also keep the rest of us on the couch.<p>In his 1932 novel <i>Brave New World</i>, Aldous Huxley described a fictional drug called Soma. In the novel, a soma was something akin to an opiate, which …

The Tribe That Won’t Stop Killing ISIS

Its members have been massacred on several occasions, but ‘The Family of the Tiger’ fights on.<p>ERBIL, Iraqi Kurdistan — Forces of the so-called …

Middle East

6 Things I Learned About Entrepreneurship by Age 19 | Inc.com

Growing up in the social media generation, I was quickly exposed to the viral stories of student-entrepreneurs-turned-billionaires Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates. What particularly piqued my interest was how these three men had created products that millions of people all over the world …

Entrepreneurship