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Pro-Privacy Blackphone Pulls $30M Into Silent Circle

Encrypted comms firm Silent Circle has just announced a new funding round which it says has been fueled by demand in the privacy-focused smartphone, Blackphone, the security hardened Android handset it’s building with Spanish startup Geeksphone.<p>Privacy, it seems, is a hot new investment area in …

My favourite waste of time: why Candy Crush and Angry Birds are so compulsive

There is one question a lot of people ask while playing Candy Crush Saga: why am I playing Candy Crush Saga?<p>This saccharine-splattered casual gaming treat, which hit 500m downloads last November, is both utterly compulsive and totally inexplicable to a huge number of its users.<p>The same goes for …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active gets sporty in leak video

The S5 could be about to get active. A new leak appears to show a sporting spin-off of the Samsung Galaxy S5 in action.<p>Videos posted online by TK Tech News purport to show an AT&T -- the US network -- version of the S5 Active, alleged to be a follow-up to last year's rugged version of the S4. The …

Multimillion-Dollar Yacht Sinks After Launching in Washington

Refund, please!<p>A new, multimillion-dollar yacht capsized when it was launched in Anacortes, Washington, dumping six people into the water.<p>Wade Benda, …

Iran Police Arrest 6 After 'Happy' Video Featuring Women Without Hijabs Goes Viral

<b>UPDATE: May 21, 2014, 1:45 p.m. ET:</b> At least five in the group of six Iranians arrested on Monday have apparently been released.<p>Iranian authorities …

Retired Northampton couple face extradition to US

A retired British couple who attempted to take their own lives are to be extradited to the US on Wednesday, their solicitors have said.<p>Grandparents Paul and Sandra Dunham were taken to hospital last Thursday after they took a drug overdose the night before they were due to hand themselves in to …

South Korea Fires Warning Shots as North Korea's Boats Cross Border

South Korean navy boats fired warning shots after North Korean military vessels crossed a maritime border Tuesday, defense officials told local media.<p>Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff said the North Korea vessels retreated after the shots were fired, according to news agency Yonhap.<p>The North conducted …

Justice Department Plans to Reveal Legal Justification for Using Drones on American Citizens

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Justice Department plans on making public a 2011 memo detailing the legal justification for …

Japan's Fukushima operator begins groundwater release to ocean

TOKYO (Reuters) - The operator of Japan’s destroyed Fukushima nuclear plant began releasing groundwater that it said is within legal radiation safety limits into the Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, in a bid to manage huge amounts of radioactive water built up at the site.<p>Workers, wearing a protective …

'Spearphishing' a tightly focused scheme to steal corporate secrets

Much of the damage allegedly inflicted by the Chinese military officers charged with economic espionage this week came via email scams.<p>But the strategy, as described in a federal indictment, was far more sophisticated than the common "Nigerian prince" email blast.<p>Instead of sending out thousands of …

Free Fonts, Best for Posters, Flyers and Logo Designs | Fonts

This is the another <b>excellent fonts</b> collection for graphic designers. These fonts are best for posters, flyers and logo designing.<p>Custom designed …

Locks Of Love: $6 Million Of Hair Donations Unaccounted For Each Year

Our firm Nonprofit Investor did an analysis indicating that approximately $6 million worth of hair donations are unaccounted for each year by the West Palm Beach, Fla., charity Locks of Love. Children, celebrities, relatives of those in need, and countless others have been selflessly donating their …

Republicans call for release of Benghazi email

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/976000/976756_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534404300_28f6f5ace2e23db215626e39648c5185<p><b>Republican lawmakers have demanded more information about last year's attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya, a day after new details came to</b> …

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