Devin Roscoe Daunt

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The Ukraine crisis shines a light on the UK's lax attitudes to foreign money

Pressure for sanctions from Washington and Brussels may force London to think again about ill-gotten gains from the east<p>So western countries could impose "far-reaching" economic sanctions on Russia if no diplomatic solution is reached between Russia and Ukraine? They might consider scaling down …

Ukraine threatens state of emergency after protesters occupy justice ministry

Anti-government demonstrators now occupy four buildings in the centre of Kiev, including the city hall<p>Ukraine's justice minister has threatened to call for a state of emergency unless protesters leave the ministry building they occupied during the night.<p>The seizure of the building early on Monday …

Mapping Emotions On The Body: Love Makes Us Warm All Over

Close your eyes and imagine the last time you fell in love. Maybe you were walking next to your sweetheart in a park or staring into each other's eyes over a latte.<p>Where did you feel the love? Perhaps you got butterflies in your stomach or your heart raced with excitement.<p>When a team of scientists …

The Story About Kim Jong-un Having His Uncle Eaten By 120 Wild Dogs May Have Started With A Satirical Tweet

Do you remember when People's Daily, a Chinese Communist Party newspaper, mistakenly believed that a satirical Onion article naming Kim Jong Un the Sexiest Man Alive in 2012 was real and published a 55 page slideshow about it? How we laughed.<p>Now the shoe may be on the other foot.<p>Last week, multiple …

North Korea

Developer Spams Google Play With Ripoffs Of Well-Known Apps…Again

It’s not uncommon to search the Google Play app store and find a number of knock-off or “fake” apps aiming to trick unsuspecting searchers into downloading them over the real thing – especially when the app in question isn’t yet available on Android. But one developer <i>really</i> went out of his or her …

US 'concerned' about arson attack at Chinese consulate

The State Department said Thursday the United States was deeply concerned by an arson attack on the Chinese Consulate in San Francisco, which took place Wednesday and heavily damaged the structure.<p>"The United States is deeply concerned by reports that the Chinese Consulate in San Francisco was …

Cuba leader Raul Castro warns of 'subversive campaign'

<b>Cuban President Raul Castro has warned that Cuba is confronting "ideological and political subversion aimed at toppling its socialist system".</b><p>In a speech commemorating the 55th anniversary of the Cuban revolution, Mr Castro said "global power centres" were "subtly introducing neo-liberal and …

Cuba

Norman Foster unveils plans for elevated 'SkyCycle' bike routes in London

Plan for 220km network of bike paths suspended above railway lines could see commuters gliding to work over rooftops<p>Gliding through the air on a bike might so far be confined to the fantasy realms of singing nannies and aliens in baskets, but riding over rooftops could one day form part of your …

Security Exploit Snapchat Was Warned About Has Compromised 4.6 Million Users' Information

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Snapchat, the temporary photo-sharing app that Reuters called one of 2013's "top smartphone apps," …

Colorado's legal recreational pot industry off to smoking start

Colorado's legal recreational marijuana industry kicked off Wednesday with an Iraq war veteran who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder making the first pot purchase under the new law.<p>Sean Azzariti of Denver, who helped campaign for Amendment 64, bought an eighth of an ounce of a strain …

Most anticipated tech of 2014 (pictures)

The most anticipated tech of 2014<p>So far in 2014: Iterative sequels, wearable tech<p>iPhone 6<p>iOS 8<p>Android L<p>Samsung Galaxy Note 4<p>Nexus 8<p>The next iPad and iPad Mini<p>Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite<p>Windows 9<p>Google Glass 2<p>Oculus Rift<p>Sony Project Morpheus<p>LG 55EC9300 OLED TV<p>4K TVs for under $1K<p>Roku TV<p>The next Apple …

Virtual Reality

11 Hidden Messages in Company Logos

When Wendy's redesigned its logo in 2013, the company insisted the word "MOM" in the collar was unintentional. But plenty of other logos contain …

Four Fearless Predictions For The Music Industry In 2014

Tonight 2013 comes to a close, and with it, so does a typically eventful year in the music industry. In the past 12 months, we’ve seen new releases by acts from Jay Z to Katy Perry, continued sparring between streaming services and rights holders–and twerking. So much twerking.<p>Yesterday I reeled …

Blast hits Iraqi city as deadly toll of 2013 is revealed

At least four people were killed and 14 more injured when a car bomb exploded outside a popular restaurant in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul on Wednesday, police officials there said.<p>Meanwhile, the scene in Iraq's restive Anbar province was chaotic Wednesday after Sunni tribes took over at least …

In 2013, Share Of U.S. Mac & iPad Sales Go Down, Chromebook & Android Sales Go Up

There’s good news and bad news for Apple. The good news is that the Cupertino-based company sells more tablets in America than anyone. The bad news …

iOS Figures Dwarf Android’s When It Comes To Christmas-Time Shopping

One of the big problems with focusing on a broad metric like mobile platform market share is that it ignores some of the more important (and complex) questions about how these platforms are actually used.<p>For example, which customers are most valuable in terms of spending money?<p>According to IBM …

Will The Large Screen iPad Pro Be Apple's First In A Line Of Desktop Touch Devices?

This week’s report that Apple may already be in production on a 12.9″ iPad, dubbed the “Pro,” has been the source of much speculation. In a well researched and reasoned post in ComputerWorld, Mike Elgan comes to the conclusion that it will be an “iPad optimized as a desktop touch computer for …

Happy New Year's in Pictures

Volgograd blasts: Putin vows to 'annihilate terrorists'

<b>Russian President Vladimir Putin has vowed to fight "terrorists until their complete annihilation", in his first comment on two suicide attacks in the southern city of Volgograd.</b><p>The attacks, on Sunday and Monday, claimed a total of 34 lives.<p>Thousands of police are patrolling public transport and …

Extremism

Apple Denies Working with NSA on iPhone Backdoor

Apple just responded to newly released documents claiming that the U.S. National Security Agency has a method for gaining backdoor access to its …

Surveillance

Putin orders security lockdown in Volgograd after second suicide bomb

Russian city under tight security after suicide bombing on trolleybus leaves 15 dead, one day after 18 people were killed at train station<p>A second suicide bombing in as many days in the Russian city of Volgograd has killed at least 15 people, injured dozens more and shredded Kremlin claims to have …

Shots fired at German ambassador's home in Athens

<b>Shots were fired at the German ambassador's residence in Athens early on Monday, without causing injury.</b><p>Bullets were found embedded in the steel gate, Greece's Kathimerini news website reports.<p>Ambassador Wolfgang Dold's residence is in the Greek capital's Halandri district. The raid took place at …

Europe

Wife forces man to sell purported Apple iPhone prototype for $1,499

What appears to be a prototype for the original 2007 Apple iPhone was sold on EBay on Monday morning for $1,499.<p>The rare Apple item was sold after receiving 37 bids.<p>It's unclear if the device is authentic, but some aspects of its specs check out, especially because the prototype does not run …

Why 2013 was a golden year for hip-hop

This was the year not just of great music, but also of hip-hop shaping the debates around popular culture<p>Hip-hop, like any genre, has its great periods and its fallow periods. For old heads, the golden age was the late 80s, maybe stretching into the early 90s. But you don't need to go back in …