Hieu Nguyen

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The Plastc all-in-one payment card could eat Coin's breakfast

Payments are tricky. Square, PayPal and others are still working on getting you to pay with your phone. Google Wallet and Apple Pay have and will try to get NFC to finally take off. Meanwhile, Chip and PIN cards are coming to the United States. Yeah, payments are more than tricky, it’s a mess.<p>The …

FBI director sees progress in the US' ability to fight cyberattacks

FBI director James Comey has held office for more than a year, but he hasn't really had an opportunity to explain his views on camera. What does he think about the US' ability to cope with cyberattacks, for example? If you've been curious to understand his approach, you'll be glad to know that <i>CBS</i> …

Updated: Mysterious bug in Belkin routers (now fixed) kicked people off the internet

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / iconmonstr<p>This morning a lot of people who own Belkin routers woke up to find they had no access to the …

What's in a $163,000 sedan?

Come in. Take a seat. Relax.<p>Perfect your seating position with 16 possible functions to nail that sweet spot. Fill your head with the dulcet tones emanating from a 24-speaker Burmeister sound system with telescoping corner speakers. Indulge in aromatherapy with four different scents. Luxuriate with …

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Surveillance Video Shown in Canadian Body Parts Trial

A Canadian jury this week was shown chilling video in the case of Luka Magnotta, the former gay-porn star who is accused of killing a Chinese student and chopping his body up before leading investigators on an international manhunt.<p>Surveillance video played in court Monday shows Magnotta, 32, and …

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A Closer Look: What map apps can do for you

CHICAGO (AP) — Many people use smartphone apps to map their drive to dinner or find a less-congested route to work. But did you know that you can use them for public transit, too? You can even access some maps offline, when you have a spotty connection or are in the subway.<p>Here's a look at what …

Everything You Need To Know About Uterus Transplants

Most women have probably cursed their pain-inflicting uteruses at least once in their menstrual histories. But an increasing number of women who don’t have them—either because they were born without or had them previously removed—are going to great lengths to obtain new ones. In mid-January, the …

Pregnancy

Doctor says Gitmo practices ill-advised

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is applying ill-advised procedures as a form of punishment for hunger strikers at Guantanamo Bay prison, a medical doctor told a federal court Tuesday.<p>The assessment by Dr. Steven Miles came at a hearing where lawyers for Abu Wa'el Dhiab are seeking to improve the …

Is Kim Jong Un still in charge of North Korea?

Events in North Korea have left the world wondering: Where's leader Kim Jong Un and is he still running perhaps the most isolated country on Earth?<p>Some analysts speculate Kim may have been ousted by an old guard from the era of his late father, whose 2011 death put the son in power.<p>First, Kim Jong …

Chicago Police Officer Shot — Now Cops Are In A Standoff With The Suspect

Backed by armored vehicles, approximately 100 officers responded to what had turned into an ongoing standoff in the Englewood neighborhood since 6 p.m., NBC Chicago reports, also noting that gunfire has been heard several times.<p>The officer who had been shot was initially listed in critical …

Law Enforcement

Beckenbauer: No reason FIFA shouldn't publish corruption report

The former FIFA executive committee member says world football's governing body has no reason to hold onto the report unless it is trying to hide something.<p>Former FIFA executive committee member Franz Beckenbauer has called for the report into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids to be made public.<p>FIFA …

Volvo's big rig continuously scans surroundings to prevent accidents

If Volvo has its way, truck accidents could be on the way out. The automaker is working on system for the haulers to help drivers avoid wrecks, aiming to combat low visibility as one of the primary causes of collisions. In order to keep an eye on things, the company is developing tech that …

Google spends over $75,000 in bounties to fix 159 security issues with Chrome 38 release

In addition to updating Chrome for iOS, Google today released Chrome 38 for Windows, Mac, and Linux. You can update to the latest release now using the browser’s built-in silent updater, or download it directly from google.com/chrome.<p>While Chrome 38 beta brought a slew of new features, the stable …

Sanctions Are Forcing New Russian Links with China

A significant number of the economic sanctions that the United States and European Union have imposed on Russia involve not just restrictions on exports of advanced and dual-use technologies, but also technology aimed at purely civilian use.<p>And, in contrast to restrictions on Russia's financial and …

The US Navy has a new fleet of artificially intelligent drone boats

Unmanned vessels can swarm enemy targets<p>The US Navy is testing new technology that allows it to field "drone boats" capable of maneuvering and defending friendly ships without direct human interaction. Where many military unmanned vehicles, such Predator drones, require a human operator, the boats …

Facebook will soon let you post using someone else's name

Facebook is reportedly working on a mobile app that will let its users interact without using their real name, in a major break from its rules<p><b>Facebook</b> is moving to counter the growing threat of new social network <b>Ello</b> by releasing an app that allows people to use its service anonymously, according …

Ebola patient waited days for medicine

Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, received an experimental medicine nearly a week after being admitted into the hospital -- a far longer wait than experienced by four other Ebola patients treated in the United States.<p>Those patients -- two each at …

Two Weeks Later, Here's What Users Think of the iPhone 6 Plus

When Apple unveiled not one, but two new iPhone 6 devices — the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus — the question of which iPhone 6 to …