Chuck Weaver

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Killing of hostages by Islamic State highlight growing threats for more assertive Japan

The killing of two Japanese taken hostage by the Islamic State group has violently driven home the high stakes Japan faces and limited options it can muster in such circumstances.<p>It also offers a glimpse into how Japan is struggling to handle the rising menace of terrorism.<p>Until this crisis, Japan …

FCC Chairman says he may ignore Obama on net neutrality

FCC chairman Tom Wheeler has told web giants Google, Yahoo and others that he won't cave to pressure from the White House, declaring "I am an independent agency." His statement (already seized on by pundits for lack of the royal 'we') looks to be a direct response to President Obama's recent urging …

iPad Air 2 and Retina Mini iPad 3 Pre-Orders Arrive as Apple Begins In-Store Sales

Following the launch of pre-orders last Friday, Apple's new iPad Air 2 and Retina iPad mini 3 models are now making their way into customers' hands and onto retail store shelves. According to <i>The Inquirer</i> and reports from <i>MacRumors</i> readers, pre-orders are now being delivered, and the tablets are now …

Google Earth for Android is now faster, better at 3D exploration

Heads up, Android fans: Google Earth for your phones is about to get a <i>lot</i> better. That's what the folks in Mountain View are promising, anyway -- they've released an update to the app brings with it snappier performance and improved labels for maps (you'll never wonder where Foster City and Redwood …

President Obama tries to energize base in Maryland

UPPER MARLBORO, Maryland – President Barack Obama hit the campaign trail here Sunday, vouching for his law school classmate and Democratic gubernatorial candidate, Anthony Brown, even after he was interrupted by a pro-immigration reform protester.<p>“The problem is, I’m actually for immigration …

Washington Post: Vote for Mark Warner Because He’ll Raise Your Taxes

Today’s <i>Washington Post</i> endorsement of Democratic Virginia senator Mark Warner is not surprising, but the editorial board’s case against Republican …

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Google explains how it fights piracy in search results

The anti-piracy road hasn't played out easy for Google, to the point where past claims have stated that the company's efforts simply aren't working. But Google says it's doing everything it can to combat piracy across its services, of which Search is likely the most important one -- at least to …

Apple's new iPads can jump across LTE from Sprint, AT&T, T-Mobile and EE

After years of rumors that Apple would introduce its own type of SIM card, it appears to have snuck the tech into today's new iPad announcement (there's a history here, the original iPad introduced the Micro SIM). The Apple website says LTE-equipped models of its new tablets (sold in the US and UK) …

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

Whether by land, sea or air, the fear of Ebola has 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 …