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The NSA Is Still Looking for a Way to Capture iMessages and FaceTime

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>In its second official statement on the matter, Apple has clarified its relationship with the U.S. …

PlayStation Chief Jack Tretton: Riding High Out Of E3

If you happened to read a video game forum last week and you didn’t know anything about the industry, you might think that Sony had pulled off some heroic feat –the type of world-saving triumph usually associated with characters in the company’s games, rather than its corporate executives.<p>On the …

Hong Kong

To Silence Discontent, Chinese Officials Alter Workweek

How do you prevent protests in China? Move the weekend.<p>That's the Orwellian step taken by local authorities in the southwestern city of Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province. May 4 is a sensitive date commemorating an influential student movement in 1919. It's especially potent in Chengdu, where …

Why The iPhone Is Falling Behind

Apple haters, Android geeks and misinformed Wall Street analysts will tell you that Apple’s iPhone is falling behind because Apple can’t innovate anymore.<p>I don’t buy the Apple-doesn’t-innovate BS. Apple is super innovative, and their innovation is focused, disciplined and ultimately results in …

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NRA convention: Wayne LaPierre 'exploits people's fears,' says Mark Kelly

Mark Kelly, the husband of the former US Congress member Gabby Giffords who was shot in the head in the 2011 Tucson shooting, has called on the …

Google Now comes to iPhone and iPad with new Search app update

Google's iOS app offensive continues<p>After a promo video let the cat out of the bag last month, Google is making it official: with an update to the Google Search application, Google Now is available on iOS. Compatible with both the iPhone and iPad, the update brings almost all of Google's …

People On Terrorism Watch List Not Blocked From Buying Guns

Even al-Qaida gloats about what's possible under U.S. gun laws. In June 2011, a senior al-Qaida operative, Adam Gadahn, released a video message rallying people to take advantage of opportunities those laws provide.<p>"America is absolutely awash with easily obtainable firearms," Gadahn says, …

Luxor-The City of Palaces

Luxor is an hour's flight up the Nile from Cairo. The name means "palaces" in Arab because it was the capital of Egypt from about 1500 to 1000 B.C. Important as the city was in the days of the pharaohs, only temples and tombs-structures for the gods and the dead-survive. Buildings for real people …

Ancient History

For Chinese Women, Marriage Depends On Right 'Bride Price'

Women hold up half the sky, China's Chairman Mao famously said. But in China, the one-child policy and the traditional preference for boys mean that 117 boys are born for every 100 baby girls. By one estimate, this means there could be 24 million Chinese men unable to find wives by the end of the …

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Japan shrine visit angers South Korea

South Korea has abruptly cancelled a trip to Tokyo by its foreign minister in protest at visits to a controversial war shrine over the weekend by …

Nike adds friends, leaderboards, and photo sharing to FuelBand iOS app

Even as Nike recruits young talent to build an ecosystem around its fitness platform, the company isn't forgetting about existing products like the popular FuelBand. Today the FuelBand app for iOS was updated with two new features: friends and photo sharing. The first has been a long time coming; a …

Riding the white horse: On being foreign in South Korea

Kevin, my Korean co-teacher, had an idea for our open class. “Let’s make a motivational video,” he suggested. “I’ll ask, ‘Would you like some more?’ …

Relationships

9 Rules Westerners Should Remember When Visiting Japan

In many ways -- to Western eyes anyway -- Japan is as baffling as Bill Murray's facial expressions made it seem in Sofia Coppola's brilliant 2003 Oscar-winner "Lost in Translation." The sea of black suits streaming down Tokyo's sidewalks. The young female barkers dressed like schoolgirls outside …

Top 10 Must-See Travel Destinations

There's an entire awe-inspiring world out there to see and experience. Rather than stay home and dream of what might have been, unearth that passport and get going. To get you started in the right direction, we've whittled down a "bucket list" of ten of the world's most magnificent wonders.<p><b>Great</b> …

Interactive “New York Times” Ad Reveals Front Page From Your Birth Date

The occasional reminder of one’s mortality is not a bad thing. It’s an efficient way to face fears of aging head on while appreciating the time allotted so far. These reminders might arrive via high school reunions, wedding anniversaries, or <i>The Matrix</i> turning 14 years old this month. On April 2, …

New York Times

Fliple Snags Windows Phone’s Style, Brings It To iOS As A Contacts Manager

Oh, man. If Microsoft thinks <i>Facebook Home</i> is bitin’ their style, they’re just going to <i>love</i> this.<p>Fliple is a new, free contacts manager app for iOS. It’s largely inspired (cough) by Microsoft’s Windows Phone OS.<p>It’s got the same white-on-black sans serif font. It’s got the little one-tap tiles that …

'Legends Of Gaming': Jovenshire And More Are In A New Gaming Show, And It Looks Awesome

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Pokémon Go<p>Sure, the game has quickly eaten society. But it's helping us see the world …

Super Mario

'Arrested Development' Day Is Coming on May 26, and You Need to Get Ready

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Your save the date for the Bluth family reunion has arrived. Netflix officially announced Thursday …

Forbes released their annual baseball team valuations today and the Phillies come in at number five for the second consecutive year, with their current value measured at $893 million. Despite staying put in the rankings, the number is a 23.5 percent increase over last year’s valuation of $723 million (which was a 19 percent bump […]

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