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In Ferguson And Across The Country, Protests Are More Subdued

Protests of Mondays grand jury decision were dampened somewhat on Wednesday night — particularly in Ferguson, Mo., where only a few dozen protesters braved the snow to demonstrate.<p>NPR's Elise Hu says things were fairly subdued there.<p>"We're estimating about 30 demonstrators are out tonight, tops, …

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U.S. spy agency predicts a very transhuman future by 2030

Ebola in the U.S.: 1,000 people under some level of watch

Whether by land, sea or air, the fear of<p>Ebolahas been spreading at a pace far faster than the growth in the number of people diagnosed with the disease.<p>In recent days, the number of people who have been asked to monitor themselves for symptoms has been steadily growing, especially among healthcare …

Scientists turn to Pope Francis and world’s religions to save the planet

Environment

SpaceX wants to launch military payloads, protests Boeing and Lockheed dominance

SpaceX thinks it can help the United States government save $1 billion annually on national security space launches, but it's not getting the chance thanks to a longstanding "monopoly" over such launches. CEO Elon Musk just announced that SpaceX is filing an official protest complaining about the …

How Japan Plans to Build an Orbital Solar Farm

<b>Imagine looking out over Tokyo Bay</b> from high above and seeing a man-made island in the harbor, 3 kilometers long. A massive net is stretched over the …

Space

You Love The Cloud, But It May Not Be As Secure As You Think

People are storing more and more stuff online: photos, music, personal documents — even books. The business of cloud storage is growing 30 percent a year, Forrester Research says. But if you're storing your digital belongings in the cloud, you should know you're giving up some rights.<p>A year ago, I …

Ariel Castro's family claims body, coroner says

The family of kidnapper and rapist Ariel Castro, who hung himself with a bedsheet in an Ohio prison, has claimed his body, the county coroner’s office told NBC News on Friday.<p>The Franklin County coroner, Dr. Jan Gorniak, said she did not know if the funeral home working with the family was hired to …

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Twitter’s Bulk Follow Clampdown Could Claim Another Victim, Follow/Unfollow Service ManageFlitter

Among the more recent changes afoot at Twitter, the company recently announced that it would no longer allow third parties to use Twitter’s API for bulk-following or unfollowing Twitter accounts — spammy behavior, by many estimates. Now, a developer who has built a product based on this feature is …

What did Apple have to concede to get the China Mobile deal?

<i>Bloomberg</i> is running an interesting piece speculating that Apple may be having to concede far more than it might wish in order to sign the all-important deal with China Mobile.<p>“In this relationship, China Mobile has all of the power,” said Edward Zabitsky, chief executive officer of Toronto-based …

Microsoft Trounces Google in Battle Over Standards-Essential Patents

Microsoft has won another key courtroom victory in its landmark patent case against Google’s Motorola Mobility division.<p>A federal jury in Seattle …

The BuzzFeed Numbers Jonah Peretti Won’t Talk About

Lots of chatter in medialand today about BuzzFeed founder Jonah Peretti’s state-of-BuzzFeed memo, which is full of boast-worthy boasts: A ton of page …

Hugo Barra mobbed by glow stick-wielding fans during Xiaomi debut

Former Android director of product management Hugo Barra had to be escorted to safety after being mobbed by the press at his chaotic debut at Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi, according to a report today from the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>. Barra, who announced his departure from Google last week, appeared at …

Apple Investigating Worker-Abuse Charges at “iPhone C” Supplier

Apple hasn’t even launched the less-expensive iPhone it’s rumored to have in the pipeline, but already a company involved in its manufacture stands …