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Trump vows military build-up, hammers nationalist themes

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said he would make a massive budget request for one of the "greatest military buildups in American history" on Friday in a feisty, campaign-style speech extolling robust nationalism to eager conservative activists.<p>Trump used remarks …

What's the difference between Android Pay and Samsung Pay?

Well this is all pretty confusing, isn't it? If you have a Samsung phone in the U.S. chances are you have two new apps on your phone — Android Pay, …

How to Quit Caffeine | The Art of Manliness

When you look at the vintage advertisement above, it’s hard not to notice some things about it that you wouldn’t see in ads today.<p>For one, you’d of …

Wellness

Our best look yet at BlackBerry’s first Android phone

For the first time in years, BlackBerry will actually launch handsets that will actually appeal to someone beyond BlackBerry diehards. After trying …

The 'Stagefright' exploit: What you need to know

In July 2015, security company Zimperium announced that it had discovered a "unicorn" of a vulnerability inside the Android operating system. More …

Podcasting: Another area where the iPhone trounces Android

Well, you can add podcasting to the growing list of items where the iPhone outpaces Android. According to a recent report from Clammr, 82% of all …

Sandra Bland: video released from inside county jail leading up to hanging

Texas police have released video taken from inside the county jail during the last minutes of Sandra Bland’s life as activists claimed that the traffic stop that led to her imprisonment escalated into a confrontation because a trooper was angry that she was smoking.<p>The footage is three hours long …

Outspoken black advocate for the Confederate flag killed in Miss. car crash

Anthony Hervey was on his way home to Oxford, Miss., when the car carrying him and fellow activist Arlene Barnum swerved off the road and flipped over several times.<p>Hervey, 49, was killed in the crash Sunday, which also landed 60-year-old Barnum in the hospital. And several details of the wreck …

10 Healthy Eating Habits That Will Change Your Life

Nutrition experts dole out a ton of advice about how to eat well—and, most importantly, not lose your mind doing it. But there are some tips that …

Mozilla disables Firefox Flash plugin in Firefox over security flaws

Mozilla has blacklisted all vulnerable versions of Adobe Flash in its Firefox browser, following the discovery of numerous critical security flaws in the platform.<p>Mark Schmidt, head of Firefox Support, took to Twitter to announce the change.<p>The news comes just a day after Facebook’s chief security …

Can Anything Motivate My Lazy Employees?

Dear Liz,<p>I’ve been in the Operations end of financial services for two decades now. I manage back-end processing operations and I have had excellent jobs at three very strong companies.<p>Three years ago I took a new job with my existing employer. I moved to a new location and became the manager for …

Automakers Tackle the Massive Security Challenges of Connected Vehicles

Automakers are developing one of the largest public key infrastructure security systems ever conceived, the heart of an effort to protect a new generation of networked vehicles that is expected to hit the mass market by the early 2020s.

Automotive Industry

Kamla P. Bissessar on Twitter: "Ready for #Victory once more. Ready to serve Trinidad & Tobago. As always, I put God in front and I will walk behind. http://t.co/R2GRoNoVfS"

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Samsung pushes Android 5.1.1 update to Galaxy S6, S6 Edge phones

The bigger changes are coming later this year with Android M but Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge owners will appreciate the new camera exposure controls and …

Meet Cyanogen, The Startup That Wants To Steal Android From Google

It’s a little hard to take Kirt McMaster seriously at first. He tends to run on his own schedule, and when he shows up 20 minutes late for a meeting on a recent weekday, there’s not so much as a mention of his tardiness, let alone an apology. In black jeans, a black hoodie that looks a half-size …

Dyson's new bladeless fan is also a powerful air filter

Dyson really hates dirt, to the point that it's now come up with a new bladeless fan that can also filter out ultrafine airborne particles -- including viruses, bacteria and pollens -- that are as tiny as 0.1 microns. The aptly-named Pure Cool (AM11) closely resembles Dyson's other fan towers, with …

Here is VAIO's first smartphone

No longer a part of Sony, VAIO likes the look of that smartphone market, and has decided to go up against its former parent company's Xperia series with its own creation -- one that looks very familiar to our smartphone-seasoned eyes. It's called the VAIO Phone, and it's launching in Japan in …

ISIS bulldozes ruins of ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud, Iraqi ministry says

<b>(CNN) —</b> ISIS has again destroyed cultural treasures, this time bulldozing the site of the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud in northern Iraq, the nation's Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities said.<p>"ISIS continues to defy the will of the world and the feelings of humanity," the ministry said in a …

Mesopotamia

How to pay with your smartphone without Apple Pay, Samsung Pay or Google Wallet

With Apple Pay gaining steam and Samsung releasing its own system at Mobile World Congress 2015, called Samsung Pay, mobile payments are getting mainstream. In the coming years I'm betting that nearly every phone will let you quickly check out without grabbing for your wallet.<p>But even though we …

FinTech

After Swype, HTC taps China's TouchPal for new Android keyboard

Tech-savvy users may have already come across TouchPal when trying different keyboards on Android and iOS 8 (and maybe even Windows 8), but it looks like a whole lot more people will be introduced to it soon. According to the Shanghai-based keyboard developer, HTC is replacing Nuance's Swype with …

Nokia's N1 tablet is an iPad mini with Android

The Nokia N1 tablet has quite a few people excited here at Mobile World Congress. If you're unfamiliar with Nokia's return to devices, it's a very familiar-looking Android tablet that you could buy today if you lived in China for just $250. This is the first time we've had the chance to play with …

Nike 2015 Spring Air Max 95 JD Sports Exclusives

The rivalry between Liverpool and Everton in Merseyside County has been immortalized by UK-based<p>The rivalry between Liverpool and Everton in Merseyside County has been immortalized by UK-based retailer JD Sports in a new collaboration with Nike. Considering the classic nature of the soccer rivalry …

Taking the plunge with BlackBerry's cheap Leap

BlackBerry spent a long, <i>long</i> time courting the world's business buffs, and for a while its phones were corporate icons as much as they were communicators. Now the folks in Waterloo are making another play for all the "young, mobile professionals" out there... or at least ones that don't give a lick …

Mobile Technology

Brand New 310-Horsepower Honda Civic Type R

Honda presents the latest Civic Type R. Boasting a new turbocharged 2-liter VTEC engine, the Type R<p>Honda presents the latest Civic Type R. Boasting a new turbocharged 2-liter VTEC engine, the Type R model produces 306 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque, launching the vehicle from a standstill …

Here’s 4 ways Samsung claimed at Galaxy S6 launch that it totally crushes Apple

BARCELONA, Spain — The big announcement this week at Barcelona Mobile World Congress was the unveiling of Samsung’s new flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge.<p>As is typical for such things, much of the focus was on the look and specs and price and yada yada yada. But what really …

The Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge: A new look for Samsung and a new wallet

We were expecting a major reboot of the Galaxy S line, and that’s what Samsung gave us Sunday night at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, in the …

Phones

BlackBerry wants to bring some of its best features to every device

BlackBerry has only been willing to give out tiny pieces of its smartphone experience so far, like BBM and its enterprise servers, but it's going to be much more liberal in the near future. It's launching BlackBerry Experience Suite, a collection of apps and services that bring some of its biggest …

HP teamed up with Microsoft to build its latest flagship laptop

This isn't your typical laptop announcement post. The most interesting thing about the Spectre x360, HP's new flagship notebook, isn't its design, performance or even price. No, what's interesting about this laptop is that Microsoft helped build it. Over the course of a year and a half, the two …

Batteries

A Look Inside a Luxurious Marijuana Dispensary in Colorado

Silverpeak Apothecary is an impressively lavish marijuana dispensary located in Aspen, Colorado.<p>Silverpeak Apothecary is an impressively lavish marijuana dispensary located in Aspen, Colorado. Founder Jordan Lewis, a doctor of veterinary medicine who also studied pharmacology, opened his dispensary …