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Germany should ban U.S. contracting companies passing data to NSA: report

BERLIN (Reuters) - U.S. contracting companies such as Cisco, which manages much of the German armed forces’ data, should be contractually barred from passing sensitive information to the U.S. security services, a spokesman for Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives was quoted saying.<p>Antennas of …

T-Mobile Plans to Talk "Un-Carrier" 4.0 at CES

T-Mobile is ready to make another big move, announcing plans for a media event at January’s CES to discuss the next step in its “un-carrier” …

Report: The NSA Misses a Lot of Phone Call Records, Especially from Smaller Carriers

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>In an interview with NBC News, Geoffrey Stone — who served on President Obama's five-person NSA …

NSA program stopped no terror attacks, says White House panel member

A member of the White House review panel on NSA surveillance said he was “absolutely” surprised when he discovered the agency’s lack of evidence that the bulk collection of telephone call records had thwarted any terrorist attacks.<p>“It was, ‘Huh, hello? What are we doing here?’” said Geoffrey Stone, …

A Look At Just How Much The US Is Isolated In Its TPP Demands

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Gun Crime 'Out of Control' Despite Strict Australia Laws

As former Australian politician Tim Fischer turns the shooting of Christopher Lane into an opportunity to push a travel boycott until the U.S. …

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France Government used Rogue Google SSL Digital Certificates to Spy on users

Google has found that the French government agency using unauthorized digital certificates for some of its own domains to perform man-in-the-middle …

US National Survey: more men than women victims of intimate partner violence

Here are two stories about domestic violence in the news. The first one involves Aron Ralston. If you recognize that name it’s probably because he’s …

Top 10 Predictions for Technology in 2014

Microsoft may get its mojo back, smartphones will get cheap, and we’re about to enter the Year of Encryption. A look at what to expect in telecom and …

Tesla batteries are powering an energy revolution

<b>SolarCity generator</b><p>Tesla Motors lithium-ion battery packs aren’t just powering electric luxury sports sedans for wealthy any more. They’ve started …

Misshapen, F1-Inspired Electric Motorcycle Is Coming to the U.S.

It might not have the specs of a super bike, but it certainly has the presence. It's called the Saietta R, and underneath that shapely body is an …

Ex-Official Says FBI Can Secretly Activate an Individual’s Webcam Without the Indicator Light Turning On

The FBI can secretly activate a computer’s webcam to spy on an individual without turning on the indicator light, a former official revealed to the Washington Post in an article published Friday.<p>According to the Washington Post’s account of what Marcus Thomas — former assistant director of the …

NSA defends global cellphone tracking as legal

National Security Agency headquarters in Fort Meade, Md.<p>WASHINGTON — The National Security Agency on Friday said its tracking of cellphones overseas is legally authorized under a sweeping U.S. presidential order. The distinction means the extraordinary surveillance program is not overseen by a …

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Glenn Beck Explodes Over Latest Developments in Case of Boston Hospital Holding Teen Against Parents’ Will

Glenn Beck called the continuing case of Justina Pelletier, a 15-year-old girl whose parents lost custody after bringing her to Boston Children’s Hospital, absolutely “criminal.”<p>After more than nine months of being kept in the hospital, a judge on Thursday decided to keep the girl where she is, …

Crazy Bio-Hacks: A Mouse Cloned From Elvis’s DNA And A Human-Born Dolphin

Grow Your Own, a new exhibition about synthetic biology, features mindblowing bio-hacked creations.<p>This just in from science: One far-off day, a human woman might be able to incubate and give birth to a dolphin. This isn’t a sea-world sequel to <i>Stuart Little</i>, but one of the subjects explored in …

Lockheed Martin Is Developing A Hypersonic Spy Plane

No need to be stealth if you're flying at Mach 6.<p>The SR-71 Blackbird, iconic supersonic Cold War spy plane adopted by the X-Men as their vehicle of choice, might finally have a replacement. The Blackbird was retired in 1999, and since then there's been a serious deficit in crazy-fast spy planes …

DNA sequencing: how much do you want to know about your health future?

This past July, the New York Genome Center opened its shiny new doors in downtown Manhattan. The massive, sparkling multi-million dollar 21st-century lab is now open for business, sequencing the genomes of sick patients in New York.<p>By sequencing the gene structure, doctors hope to find treatments …

Why India's Mars Mission Is So Much Cheaper Than NASA's

Former NASA Administrator Daniel Goldin pioneered a "faster, better, cheaper" approach to America's space program, but he would have been hard-pressed to deliver a Mars mission for the bargain-basement price of India's first probe to the red planet, which blasted off Tuesday.<p>"India's Mars mission, …

J Craig Venter sequenced the human genome. Now he wants to convert DNA into a digital signal

J Craig Venter has been a molecular-biology pioneer for two decades. After developing expressed sequence tags in the 90s, he led the private effort …

Cassini reveals Saturn's true colours

"There is not perhaps another object in the heavens that presents us with such a variety of extraordinary phenomena as the planet Saturn," William Herschel once remarked. "It is a magnificent globe, encompassed by a stupendous double ring; attended by seven satellites; ornamented with equatorial …

Spacewatch: Swarm to study Earth's magnetism

The European Space Agency's GOCE gravity-mapping spacecraft finally fell from orbit very early on Tuesday morning GMT. As it disintegrated on re-entry into the atmosphere, its fireball was caught on camera from the Falklands Islands and any surviving debris probably fell harmlessly into the …

NASA's MAVEN mission blasts off to solve major Martian mystery

A rocket carrying NASA's MAVEN spacecraft blasted off from Cape Canaveral at 1:28 p.m. ET Monday, on a mission to answer a profound mystery about Mars' planetary evolution: What happened to the atmosphere?<p>The agency's latest robotic explorer will sample gas isotopes, catch solar particles and probe …

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