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Amazon’s Smartphones Detailed: ‘Project Smith’ 3D Flagship Model And A Value Handset With FireOS

Amazon is in the process of developing two smartphones, one inexpensive model and one with a 3D eye-tracking interface, TechCrunch has learned. The details are somewhat sparse, but are corroborated by sources and reports from earlier this year.<p>Amazon is planning two devices, the first of which is …

Peerby’s Local Lending App Is Ready To Help Neighbours Participate In The Sharing Economy

You’ve got stuff, but not all the stuff you need. Dutch startup and TechStars London first cohort member Peerby is hoping to unlock the use value of that stuff with a collaborative consumption model that features some crucial differences when compared to others who’ve tried to turn caring into …

Greenwald Tears Into Toobin Over Manning, Snowden: You’re Calling For ‘End Of Investigative Journalism’

<i>Guardian</i> journalist <b>Glenn Greenwald</b> faced off against CNN legal analyst <b>Jeffrey Toobin</b> over the sentencing of ex-Army private <b>Bradley Manning</b> and his …

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Child marriages: Video of pleading Yemeni girl is just the tip of the iceberg

Eleven-year-old Nada al-Ahdal may have escaped her arranged marriage to a much older man, but every year, millions of underage Yemeni girls don’t.<p>That’s perhaps the ultimate takeaway of a chilling video that rocketed to the top of YouTube and Reddit on Monday. In it, al-Ahdal -- a skinny, …

Could the Government Get a Search Warrant for Your Thoughts?

Why remain silent if they can just read your mind?<p>So far, concerns regarding reliability have kept thought-inferring brain measurements out of U.S. (but not foreign) courtrooms. But is technology the <i>only</i> barrier? Or, if more mature, reliable brain scanning methods for detecting truthfulness and …

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Sanders Statement on VA Secretary's Firing<p>BURLINGTON, Vt., March 28 – <i>U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), former chairman and current member of the</i> …

The White House is trying to have it both ways on NSA transparency

Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) has offered an amendment to a defense spending bill that would restrict the National Security Agency's ability to collect bulk phone records and metadata under the Patriot Act. The proposal has gotten the attention of the Obama administration. White House spokesman Jay …

Yemeni journalist released from prison

A picture of the journalist, smiling broadly as he left the capital’s Political Security Prison, quickly circulated online following his release, …

Religion to Disappear By 2041 Claims New Study | Las Vegas Guardian Express

Author and noted biopsychologist Nigel Barber has completed a new study that shows Atheism is most prevalent in developed countries, and, according …

Feds put heat on Web firms for master encryption keys

Whether the FBI and NSA have the legal authority to obtain the master keys that companies use for Web encryption remains an open question, but it hasn't stopped the U.S. government from trying.<p>The U.S. government has attempted to obtain the master encryption keys that Internet companies use to …

Poll: Americans Turn On Snowden, Majority Supports Criminal Charges

Amid reports that Edward Snowden has been granted permission to enter Russia, a poll released Wednesday found that American attitudes toward the …

Apple posts $6.9 billion profit in Q3 as iPad sales shrink to 14.6 million

Apple today published its financial results for its third fiscal quarter of 2013, reporting a $6.9 billion profit on $35.3 billion in revenue. That's roughly level in revenue terms with last year's $35 billion revenue, but profit was down a massive 21.6 percent from the same period's $8.8 billion. …

Immigration Hearing Turns To Sparring Over Boston Bombing, Bible

WASHINGTON -- A seven-hour Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Monday turned from immigration reform's merits to discussions of self-deportation, the Bible and the bombing in Boston.<p>The key point from senators pushing immigration reform was that the American people are siding with them, not those …

Cosmic "mystery": Why are there no waves observed on Saturn's moon Titan? "...

<b>Cosmic "mystery": Why are there no waves observed on Saturn's moon Titan?</b><p>"One of the most shocking discoveries of the past 10 years is how much the …

Why US v Blewett is the Obama Justice Department's greatest shame

The differential treatment of crack cocaine and powder cocaine by America's criminal "justice" system has been exposed as discriminatory and admitted …

3-D Printed Jets Mimic Octopus Propulsion

Octopus-inspired propulsion system; image courtesy of Fraunhofer IPA<p>An octopus spends most of its time crawling around on the seafloor looking for …

Snowden did not access 'crown jewels' of NSA intel, official says

U.S. intelligence now believes Edward Snowden did not gain access to the "crown jewels" of National Security Agency programs that secretly intercept and monitor conversations around the world, CNN has learned.<p>The Obama administration is reviewing what the admitted leaker of classified information …

NSA says it can’t search its own e-mails

The NSA's system is “a little antiquated and archaic."<p>The National Security Agency (NSA) is a "supercomputing powerhouse" with machines so powerful …

NSA's Keith Alexander Calls Emergency Private Briefing To Lobby Against Amash Amendment

So we were just writing about the details of the amendment from Rep. Justin Amash, which would limit the NSA's ability to twist the language of …

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'I'd tap that Glass': James Deen releases first Google Glass porno

The inevitable has happened: porn stars James Deen and Andy San Dimas have made a film with Google Glass<i>.</i> In a thoroughly NSFW trailer, the pair use Glass cameras to capture video and see through each others' eyes in a reception room tryst — but it's not just recording. The trailer is a parody of …

Egypt's old guard takes the reins after overthrow of Mohamed Morsi

When the military ousted Egypt's first democratically elected president, Zeinhom Hassan Ibrahim slaughtered a sheep, hired a DJ and threw a party for …

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Geraldo Rivera Deletes Bizarre Nearly Nude Selfie

The 70-year-old news personality tweets (then deletes) weird selfie, says "70 is the new 50"<p>Fox New Channel correspondent and "Geraldo At Large" host …

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