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Verizon Wireless CEO fires back at FCC over throttling brouhaha

Verizon Wireless CEO Daniel Mead says he was "very surprised" to receive a cutting letter from the FCC last week that accused the wireless giant of unfairly singling out its unlimited data customers as it expands a network management tactic it's used since 2011.<p>Mead defended his company's policy in …

Ebola Death Toll Rises To 467 In West Africa

* West Africa Ebola outbreak already deadliest<p>* Health ministers meet in Accra to mull solutions<p>* Liberia warns against illegally harboring patients (Adds Liberia comments, updated graphics link)<p>By Tom Miles<p>GENEVA, July 1 (Reuters) - The number of deaths attributed to an epidemic of Ebola virus in …

Why do they still have floor traders at the NYSE?

Listener John Wang, who dabbles in a little online trading, wrote in to ask this:<p>“I’ve always wondered why there are still people on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. It always seems kind of strange that they're there, now that we have computers and networks for doing all sorts of …

Adidas is taking sneaker customization to a whole new level

Adidas is in the process of revamping mi Adidas, its feature that lets people customize shoes with various elements -- you can mix and match colors and even have your name embroidered on them. To make things better (or worse, depending on who you ask), Adidas will soon also allow you to create …

New York calls for ban on face scrub microbeads

If you've ever used a face- or body-scrubbing product, it's likely that it contained plastic microbeads. These microbeads work to slough away dead …

How Is Your Medicine Cabinet Fueling a Heroin Boom?

Law­makers and fed­er­al health of­fi­cials are gath­er­ing Wed­nes­day on Cap­it­ol Hill to talk about how to stop the na­tion’s swell­ing opi­ate …

TV Writers: Killing Net Neutrality Will Make the Internet Too Much Like Our Industry

The cre­at­ive geni­uses be­hind more than 240 tele­vi­sion shows urged the Fed­er­al Com­mu­nic­a­tions Com­mis­sion on Tues­day to nix an agency …

This Electric Car Is Also An Electric Boat, So You Can Drive Out Of A Flood

The FOMM Concept One isn’t considered amphibious–you’re not supposed to use it to drive to work through a river or lake. But in an emergency, it can …

Is Instagram's Separation From Foursquare Premature?

<i>Jonathan Barouch is CEO and Founder of location-based analytics company</i> <i>Local Measure</i>.<p>About a month ago, a subset of Instagram users noticed something a little unusual when snapping Lo-Fi shots of their coffees. When they went to tag a photo of their non-fat almond milk vanilla lattes to the cafe’s …

The Five-Year-Old Boy Rebuilding West, Texas

WEST, Texas — One year ago on April 17, five-year-old Parker Pustejovsky lost his father in the fertilizer plant explosion that wrecked the small …

Fringe Factor: Boy Scouts Kick Out Gay Leader’s Entire Troop

<b>Boy Scouts Kick Out Gay Leader’s Entire Troop</b><p>The Boy Scouts of America does not mess around when it comes to discriminating against gay adults. Scout …

You Think Food Tastes Better If It's Expensive

We’re pretty shallow when it comes to food.<p>I don’t just mean our predilections for organic food and fancy coconut water. A new study shows that …

Father of Navy SEAL Killed in Benghazi Has Some Select Words for the Obama Administration After Latest Revelations

In an exclusive interview with Sean Hannity on Friday, Charles Woods, the father of Benghazi hero and former Navy SEAL Ty Woods, hit back at the Obama administration and those who claim there are no more unanswered questions regarding the 2012 terrorist attack in Libya.<p>Fox News<p>Newly-released emails …

Gay Republican Runs Against The LGBT Lobby

In February, an openly gay Republican candidate for Congress became the first in the history of either party to feature his partner in a campaign ad. …

Meet the people improving video games one line at a time

In a game like <i>Mass Effect 3</i>, more than 600 variables are tracked.<p>Every line of dialog the player chooses to speak, every character the player romances, every character the player doesn't romance, every encounter they have, every encounter they don't have — these details are carefully noted so the …

Pelosi: Cheney is ‘proud’ of Bush-era CIA that misled public

<b>(CNN)</b> – House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said former Vice President Dick Cheney "set a tone and attitude for the CIA" that allowed for the controversial techniques used by the agency in the Bush-era detention and interrogation program.<p>Her comments follow a Senate Intelligence Committee vote last …

Maybe you don’t need a gig. Wireless might bridge the broadband gap

Not every community needs a fiber-to-the-home network. Not every home needs a gig to their doorstep. In our gigabit crazy era this statement might …

Leap Motion's new Muse app lets you create music with in-air hand gestures

Leap Motion is diving deep into the world of electronic music with the release of Muse, a new Mac desktop app that lets you create and perform original ambient music via hand gestures as you sit at your computer.<p>Muse was created jointly by musician BT and Dr. Richard Boulanger of the Berklee …

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80 Percent of Colombian Drugs Gets to U.S., General Says

World<p>The U.S. doesn't have the ships and surveillance capabilities to go after the illegal drugs flowing into the U.S. from Latin America, the top military commander for the region told senators Thursday, adding that the lack of resources means he has to "sit and watch it go by."<p>Gen. John Kelly …

Mississippi man who awoke in body bag dies two weeks later

Walter Williams, the Mississippi man who returned to life after being pronounced dead about two weeks ago, died Thursday.<p>He was 78.<p>"They came and got him again around 4:15 a.m.," Williams' nephew, Eddie Hester, told CNN affiliate WAPT. "I think he's gone this time."<p>CNN learned about the death from …

Target Warned of Hack But Didn't Immediately Respond: Report

Security<p>Target received warnings from its internal security system about last year's massive breach before the data was stolen, but failed to act, according to a new report from Bloomberg Businessweek. If true, this negligence could be very costly for the already-battered retailer.<p>According to the …

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