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App users opening the gates to data mining: McAfee

As Privacy Awareness Week kicks off, new research shows that many Android users are giving apps access to their personal information – whether they …

US Senate to vote on Kirsten Gillibrand's military sexual assault bill

Bill, which would strip senior commanders of their authority to prosecute rape cases, firmly opposed by Pentagon leadership<p>Legislation to curb sexual assaults in the military by stripping senior commanders of their authority to prosecute rapes and other serious offenses is headed for a highly …

Frustrated Cities Take High-Speed Internet Into Their Own Hands

College Station is right in the middle of Texas — a few hours by car from Austin, Dallas and Houston and home to Texas A&M, a major research university. But if you're in the market for high-speed Internet access, College Station can feel like the middle of nowhere.<p>"It's been pretty bleak. You get …

After The Death Of Their 12-Year-Old Daughter, Parents Find The Letter She Wrote To Her Future Self

In the wake of tragedy, Taylor Smith's parents stumbled across a letter she had written to herself 10 years in the future.

Injustice at the Oscars: The controversies that Hollywood doesn’t want you to hear about

While movie stars celebrate the year in film, industry workers are struggling to get by. Here’s what’s at stake<p>As you watch movie stars approach the Dolby Theater for the 86th Academy Awards tonight, check out the imposing façade of the legendary Roosevelt Hotel nearby. That’s where the first Oscar …

Google's political efforts protested

Protests against Google moved from the tech giant's buses to its headquarters on Tuesday, as about two dozen activists traveled to Mountain View to question the company's ties to a conservative lobbying group.<p>Demonstrators including climate-change activists and the Raging Grannies - dressed largely …

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Beijing blasts UN report on North Korea

Beijing is ready to block recommendations from a United Nations warning Kim Jong-un on his regime's human rights abuses<p>China rejected what it said was "unreasonable criticism" of Beijing in a new U.N. report on human rights abuses in North Korea, but it would not be drawn on whether it would veto …

Three Ways To End Life On Earth, According To 1962

A disturbing thought experiment (with diagrams) by Cold War-era scientists<p><i>This article, written by Martin Mann, originally appeared in the September 1962 issue of</i> Popular Science <i>magazine. "Man's Last Big Blast," published just a month before the Cuban missile crisis, describes in frightening detail</i> …