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How Edward Snowden went from loyal NSA contractor to whistleblower

He was politically conservative, a gun owner, a geek – and the man behind the biggest intelligence leak in history. In this exclusive extract from his new book, Luke Harding looks at Edward Snowden's journey from patriot to America's most wanted<p>In late December 2001, someone calling themselves …

Gravity Reviewed by An Actual Rocket Scientist

<i>I reviewed Gravity last week and loved it, but of course the only thing *I* know about rockets is the red one that comes out when I jerk off my dog. It seemed pretty realistic to me, but then what the hell do I know? So I went ahead and asked a real-life former NASA contractor to see it and provide</i> …

Straight Out Of Sci-Fi: Cyberpunk Author Plans Tallest Skyscraper Ever

Neal Stephenson’s Tall Tower project imagines a record-setting skyscraper that can shoot rockets from the top.<p>Science fiction is increasingly becoming plausible reality, as technology catches up with our starbound fantasies. The Center for Science and the Imagination (CSI), a roundtable of …

Autonomous Driving Tech Package Will Be An Option On Mercedes Vehicles By 2020

Mercedes-Benz will start selling cars that can fully drive themselves by 2020. But it won’t launch a special vehicle just for that purpose. Rather, it looks to incorporate autonomous driving technology into its regular lineup, most likely starting with its flagship model, the S-Class.<p>“Our approach …

10 years after blackout, US grid faces new threats

The U.S. electrical grid is better managed and more flexible a decade after its largest blackout but remains vulnerable to increasingly extreme …

Associated Press News

5 Rules For Successful Investing

<i>After more than thirty years in the financial markets I have made my shares of mistakes but have also learned many things on how investors or traders can stack the odds in your favor.</i><p>The financial media is full of analysts’ lists of what will be the best stocks or ETFs for the year. Some have …

A 5-Point Plan to Keep Apple Great

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- With the option of replacing Tim Cook with an entrepreneurial and innovative CEO like Jack Dorsey off the table, here are …

Gold futures suffer a weekly loss of almost 6%

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Gold futures closed lower on Friday, suffering a loss of almost 6% for the week as investors mulled the likely nominees …

A Discussion On Reddit Contains Two Extraordinary Insights On How Hedge Funds Operate And Beat The Market

These are questions everyone wants answers to. And most people would like those answers to not be too technical.<p>Reddit user gadela08 who claims to be a hedge fund insider provides a brief, crystal clear explanation of how hedge funds operate.<p><b>1)</b><b>On securities research and analysis</b><p>Here are the …

Investing

Kaleidescape's digital store adds $2 Blu-ray-to-digital copy upgrades

Kaleidescape arrived at this year's CEDIA event with a couple of fresh news items to accompany its mainstream-adjacent $3,995 Cinema One player. Its online Kaleidescape Store is getting a boost by adding the ability for customers to add digital copies for their existing Blu-ray discs. At launch it …

Chinese police rescue 92 abducted children

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1014000/1014468_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1518263724_2125be4134f7797bd425f9e00a11a370<p><b>Chinese police have rescued 92 abducted children and held 301 suspected members of a huge trafficking network, the authorities say.</b><p>They say two women …

China

Libya at a crossroads as strikes threaten oil supplies

Production slumps as workers seize ports in protest at Tripoli's failure to revive moribund economy despite bumper oil revenues<p>Libya is facing its most critical moment since the ousting of Muammar Gaddafi with armed groups blockading oil fields and terminals, choking output to a 10th of normal …

Google is preparing for screenless computers

The spread of computing to every corner of our physical world doesn’t just mean a proliferation of screens large and small—it also means we’ll soon come to rely on mobile computers with no screens at all. “It’s now so inexpensive to have a powerful computing device in my car or lapel, that if you …

Artificial Intelligence

NSA defenders: embassy closures followed pre-9/11 levels of 'chatter'

Closures ordered in response to 'most serious threat in years', says Republican senator Saxby Chambliss<p>The closure of 22 US embassies over an alleged security threat was seized on by defenders of the National Security Agency on Sunday, amid claims that its controversial surveillance programme …

BitTorrent Sync P2P File Storage Service: YouTorrent - Technabob

Cloud storage services like Dropbox are great not just for backing up data but for sharing files with other people as well. BitTorrent is developing …

Software