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12 other governments that spy on their citizens

The U.S. government spies quite a bit on their own citizens. But these days, who doesn’t?<p>The US government spies a lot on their own citizens. But these days, who doesn't? Here's just a partial list of the other governments around the world who have been caught wanting to know too much.<p><b>1) …

The Health Care Website Is Not Like Facebook

When ques­tion­ing ex­ec­ut­ives of the con­tract­or be­hind the prob­lem-plagued health care web­site dur­ing a House hear­ing Thursday, Rep. Steve …

Sony opens up SmartWatch platform to third-party firmware

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Sony(s sne)’s second stab at the SmartWatch concept is either a vast improvement over the first or a crashing failure, depend …

Facebook hashtags #introduced

Social network Facebook has introduced hashtags, allowing users to click and see what their firends think about trending topics.<p><b>Facebook</b>said that it will begin to roll out the feature on its social network, making it easier for users and advertisers to find hot spots of user activity around …

Social Media

US v. Apple: What they’re really fighting over as the antitrust case goes to trial

Apple and the United States are due in a New York courtroom on Monday for the first day of the government’s antitrust lawsuit, which accuses Apple and some of the world’s largest publishers of colluding to set prices on e-books.<p>Soon before unveiling the iPad on Jan. 27, 2010, Apple reached …

eBooks

Will Microsoft sell Bing or Xbox?

A new Nomura Research report calls for Microsoft to get rid of Bing and/or Xbox in the name of maximizing shareholder value. Here's why I'm doubtful either move will happen.<p>Influential and long-time Microsoft analyst Rick Sherlund argued in a May 28 research report that it's time for Microsoft to …

Bing

Drone strikes kill seven in Yemen

<b>Seven suspected al-Qaeda militants have been killed in two drone air strikes in southern Yemen, officials say.</b><p>The militants were travelling in two cars which were hit in the airstrikes.<p>The strikes come nine days after US President Barack Obama said he would only use such strikes when a threat was …

Middle East

Anti-badger cull rally held in London as pilot culls begin

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/983000/983072_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524787989_1dee9c2f96e2a976e436c4fdd3c2fb35<p><b>Several hundred people have held a rally in London as licences to cull badgers came into force in two areas.</b><p>Up to 5,094 free-running badgers in west …

Wildlife

Asia curbs US imports of wheat after genetically modified sample found

The discovery of rogue genetically modified wheat in a farmer's field in Oregon shook global confidence in the safety of America's food supply on …