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13 Socially Acceptable Ways You Act Only With Your Best Friends

Whether you've known her for more than 10 years or for just a few months, a best girlfriend is practically a sister.<p>You've both reached the point …

Tinder Exploited By Bots Promoting “Castle Clash” Game

A number of users on dating app Tinder report being matched with fake profiles of women, who are actually automated bots promoting a mobile game called “Castle Clash.” The bots are sharing a link to the game on the URL “Tinderverified.com,” making it appear that Tinder is the URL’s owner or is …

Italy town angered by Syria chemical disposal

Plans for the disposal of Syrian chemical weapons at an Italian port are meeting with local opposition.<p>Syria's most toxic chemicals - 560 tonnes worth - are to be transferred from a Danish ship to an American one. The so called 'priority one' chemicals are changing ships at the Calabrian town of …

Company Involved in West Virginia Chemical Spill Files for Bankruptcy

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Freedom Industries, the unfortunately named company whose chemical leak contaminated the water …

Obama on NSA: A reluctant reformer

We’re not really sorry, but we’ll change.<p>That was the message President Barack Obama delivered on behalf of the U.S. government Friday as he announced results of a six-month-long policy review triggered by leaker Edward Snowden’s disclosures about top-secret National Security Agency programs …

Poll: 68 Percent More Likely to Turn Out If Measure to Legalize Pot Is on the Ballot

A new poll, con­duc­ted by a Demo­crat­ic and Re­pub­lic­an polling firm in part­ner­ship with George Wash­ing­ton Uni­versity, sug­gests voters …

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US telecoms giants express unease about proposed NSA metadata reforms

US telecoms giants expressed concern Friday about president Barack Obama’s reform of the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of American citizens’ phone records.<p>In a widely anticipated speech Obama said the government should no longer hold databases of every call record made in the United …

“Selfie Police” Site Tells You To Pay $1 Per Selfie

Looking to control your selfie habit? An initiative called Selfie Police could help tame your narcissism, but it’s going to cost you: For every selfie you snap and post to the web, you’ll be fined a dollar that goes to charity. Now put that duck face away.<p>Created by Brigham Young University …

Mozilla is testing the first Firefox OS tablet prototype

The US might not see it immediately, but the world will soon get its first Firefox OS tablet. Mozilla has begun testing its browser-based operating system on tablets and has developed its own tablet prototype. Currently Firefox OS runs on smartphones and may eventually power smart television …

Dropbox Closes Roughly $250M Round At $10B Valuation, WSJ Says

Dropbox has raised a massive $250 million funding round, valuing the company at $10 billion according to the Wall Street Journal. The new funding round is led by a BlackRock fund, according to the WSJ, which cites “two people familiar with the deal” as the source of the report.<p>This is actually the …

6 More Stores Attacked By Same Hack As Target: Firm

BOSTON (Reuters) - A cybercrime firm says it has uncovered at least six ongoing attacks at U.S. merchants whose credit card processing systems are infected with the same type of malicious software used to steal data from Target Corp.<p>Andrew Komarov, chief executive of the cybersecurity firm …

Intelligence and defense leaders offer support for Obama's NSA reforms

President Obama today announced his approach to reforming some government surveillance practices, and at least for right now, the US intelligence and defense communities are supportive of those ideas. Both Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Director of National Intelligence James Clapper have issued …