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U.S. jet has close call with Russian fighter over Syria

U.S. and Russian fighter jets have a close encounter over Syria. CNN's Barbara Starr has the details.

Barbara Starr

Government Whistleblower claims a MASSIVE UFO Fleet is Hiding Behind the Moon

A man who claims to have worked as a consultant for both NASA and the NSA gave a series of mind-blowing statements.<p>For the past 12 years, Dr. Eric …

Pioneering 3D touch screens unveiled by Lancaster University

Scientists from Lancaster University are working on a project designed to create responsive 3D computer screens.<p>They have devised a way of making data "come out" of the screen.<p>The technology is being displayed at a major conference in South Korea this week.

South Korea

Whatsapp Gets a Material Design Update on Android

At long last, WhatsApp has received a Material Design overhaul on Android, and it now looks a whole lot better than the last version.<p>The update isn’t yet available on Google Play, so you’ll need to install the latest version off WhatsApp’s site to see the changes.<p>WhatsApp version 2.12.38 now …

Phishing catches victims 'in minutes'

<b>It takes 82 seconds for cyber-thieves to ensnare the first victim of a phishing campaign, a report suggests.</b><p>Compiled by Verizon, the report looks at analyses of almost 80,000 security incidents that hit thousands of companies in 2014.<p>It found that, in many companies, about 25% of those who received …

Identity Theft

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Apple sold more Apple Watches on the first day of pre-orders than Google managed with Android Wear in an entire year.</b> It's bad news for Google's smartwatch app ecosystem.<p><b>2. We might be about to see a major boom in technology mergers.</b> That's according to Scott Kupor, Managing Partner at VC firm …

Wear OS

Defiant Jean-Marie Le Pen vows no departure from politics

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - National Front founder Jean-Marie Le Pen vowed in a Reuters interview to stay in politics until he dies, reiterating comments that show he is not backing away from a family feud that is complicating the far-right’s quest for power in France.<p>Marine Le Pen (L), France's National …

Jean-Marie Le Pen

World's first robot chef wants to make you crab bisque

Gallery: World's first robot chef wants to make you crab bisque<p>Gallery: World's first robot chef wants to make you crab bisque<p>+ 3<p>+ 2<p>+ 1<p>Like John …

Duo Security Raises $30 Million Led By Redpoint To Protect Enterprises Against Data Breaches

Duo Security, the two-factor authentication startup backed by Benchmark and Google Ventures, wants to do more to help protect companies from hackers trying to gain access to their networks. With that goal in mind, it’s launching a new product to secure their networks and announcing $30 million in …

Startups

Children march in Nigeria on the first anniversary of Chibok girls' mass kidnapping

London Security Incubator, CyLon, Selects First Cohort

The CyLon London incubator was announced back in January, billing itself as Europe’s first dedicated cyber-security accelerator. At the time it said it was expecting to select about 10 startups in its first intake. In the event it’s gone for six for its first 12-week program, announcing the team …

Apple gets sued for licensing allegedly plagiarized art

A Brazilian neo-pop artist is suing Apple for ripping off his artwork for the company’s “Start Something New” marketing campaign. Is Apple guilty, or is it just a mistake?<p>The artist in question is Romero Britto, a 51-year-old artist who has lived in Miami, Florida, since 1989. His work is known for …

IPad Air

Alaska Airlines emergency landing: Ramp agent falls asleep in plane's cargo hold

<b>(CNN) —</b> Getting caught napping on the job is never good. Getting caught napping on the job in the cargo hold of a plane takes it to a whole different level.<p>Alaska Airlines Flight 448 was just barely on its way to Los Angeles from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Monday afternoon when the …

5 adults found dead inside Phoenix home after shooting

Five people were found dead inside a Phoenix home Thursday after a suspected family dispute ended in a shooting, police said.<p>Authorities did not immediately release the names or ages of the three men and two women, but confirmed they were all adults. The three men were apparently brothers and the …

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Social Media

Google adds 'find my phone' to Android app

Google has released a new feature to search for your lost phone or tablet.<p>"We've all been there — you've searched under your car seat, tossed around the sofa cushions and you still can't find your phone," Google said in a message on Google+. "If you know where your computer is, you can now ask …

130 Inspirational Quotes About Taxes

In this world, nothing is certain except death, taxes and "inspirational quote" posts on Inc.com<p>Taxes got you feeling blue? Don't despair! Here are a slew of famous (and not so famous) quotes to make your tax season a bit less taxing. Enjoy!<p><i>Adam Smith:</i> "Little else is requisite to carry a state to …

Associated Press News

Snapchat Is Paying Ex-Apple Exec Scott Forstall 0.11% To Be An Advisor

A leaked email from the Sony Pictures hack indicates Snapchat set aside .11% of its stock for former Apple head of iOS Scott Forstall to be an advisor.<p>Michael Lynton, Sony Pictures’ CEO, is a Snapchat board member, so when his email was stolen by hackers protesting the release of The Interview, …

Sony Pictures

Stunning Victorian Cyanotypes of Sea Algae by Anna Atkins, the First Female Photographer and a Pioneer of Scientific Illustration

Beautiful blueness from a trailblazing woman in science.<p>English botanist and photographer <b>Anna Atkins</b> (March 16, 1799–June 9, 1871) is considered the first woman to take a photograph and the first person to publish a book illustrated with photographic images. This she accomplished in an era when …

The guy who designed Apple's iOS owns a tenth of a percent of Snapchat — which could make him $16.5 million

The fact of Forstall's connection to Snapchat, as well as how much equity he has, only came to light today after Wikileaks made it a lot easier to search through emails from the Sony Pictures hack of late 2014.<p>Sony Pictures president Michael Lynton is a Snapchat board member, and so a lot of the …

Sony Pictures

Lenny Randle’s Italian Baseball Renaissance

Lenny Randle is a man on a mission. “I’m trying to find the next Joe DiMaggio,” he says. “I’m gonna bring the next Mike Piazza, the next Roy …

Spotlight: Storyteller/Reporter Ken Yeung

<b>My name is</b> Ken Yeung and I’m a Strategy and Research Content Lead at Orange Silicon Valley, a subsidiary of the global telecommunications firm. My role focuses on generating content to help promote our mission of working with the startup ecosystem, investors and our corporate partners and better …

Startups

Election strains Finland's diplomatic balancing act with Russia

HELSINKI (Reuters) - From closer NATO ties to rumors of Kremlin-backed land deals on its border, Finland’s diplomatic balancing act with Russia has come under the spotlight before Sunday’s parliamentary election as politicians debate how far to challenge the Kremlin.<p>The leader of the Center Party …

Clashes in Durban as 5,000 South Africans march against xenophobic attacks

Police use tear gas and rubber bullets against machete-wielding gangs as protest takes place against rise in attacks on foreigners across South Africa<p>Nigerians in Johannesburg armed themselves with machetes on Friday after a number of their businesses were attacked by South Africans who have been …

Hand-painted portraits of famous musicians, on vinyl records

David Bowie. Vinyl Art by Daniel Edlen.<p>Vinyl Art by Daniel Edlen is hand-painted portraiture of musicians on vinyl records.<p>More: …

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