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Philippine authorities crack down on child pornography

The Philippines has developed a reputation as a global hub for cybercrime - including child pornography.<p>Now the government says it is stepping up its fight against the exploitation of children online.<p>"I think it's an eye-opener for the government and for the law enforcers that our children here are …

Microsoft sends mixed signals about free Windows 10 upgrades

Microsoft has managed to confuse us (again) about its Windows 10 upgrade policy. Last week, it said Insider Program preview users would "receive the Windows 10 final release build and remain activated." The offer sounded too good to be true since it meant that virtually anyone could get a free copy …

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South Korea, Japan mark 50 years of ties with push to overcome strains

SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) - East Asian neighbors South Korea and Japan marked the 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties on Monday with a push to mend relations strained for years by feuds over the legacy of Japan’s wartime past.<p>South Korea's Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se (L) talks with Japan's Prime …

Galaxy S6 Plus Leaks Show Samsung Has Learned Nothing

More details on Samsung’s next iteration for the S6 family have been reported by noted internet tipster @onleaks. The current leak on the Samsung Galaxy S6 Plus follows previous information about the oversized version of the Galaxy S6 Edge (Forbes’ Gordon Kelly has more on the S6 Plus and the S6 …

12 things that surprise foreigners when they visit the US

But it happens.<p>We took a look at a Quora thread that asked, "What facts about the United States do foreigners not believe until they come to America?"<p>Answers ranged from tipping customs to the need for healthcare to the lack of public transportation.<p>Put yourself in a tourist's shoes and take a look …

6 Dead, 87 Infected, 2,300 Quarantined: South Korea's MERS Crisis

South Korea’s ongoing outbreak of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) claimed its sixth victim on Monday, with an 80-year-old man dying while …

South Korea sees no extra budget for economy after MERS outbreak

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea said on Sunday it has no plan yet to draw up a supplementary budget to help stop the outbreak of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) from damaging Asia’s fourth-largest economy, already struggling to keep up a recovery.<p>Flight passengers from Busan, South Korea, …

An Open Secret review – damning documentary takes aim at sexual abuse in Hollywood

Amy Berg’s revealing look at child molestation in the film industry is plainly told but undeniably shocking<p>It’s been salaciously described as “the movie Hollywood doesn’t want you to see”, and while this sounds like marketing hyperbole, An Open Secret’s rocky road to the big screen suggests it …

This Chinese businessman just lost $14 billion in half an hour

You might think you’re having a bad day, but Li Hejun will tell you it could be a heckuva lot worse.<p>The chairman of Hong Kong-listed Hanergy Thin …

Little dinosaur had a killer sense of smell

A newly discovered dinosaur that was closely related to Velociraptor, the group of creatures made infamous by the movie <i>Jurassic Park</i>, was a fierce …

The New Aircraft Design That Could Solve Boarding Nightmares

Boarding aircraft is probably one of the most tedious and stressful parts of air travel, but transport designer, Urgur Ipek, of Ugur Ipek Design, …

12 culture shocks Americans have in Germany

When I moved from the Lone Star State to Germany in 2009, the lack of sunshine wasn’t the only change that took some getting used to. Six years …

Paraguay Rape Victim, 10, Denied Abortion; UN Raps Government

World<p>ASUNCION, Paraguay — Paraguay's government has failed to protect a 10-year-old rape victim who is being denied an abortion, United Nations human rights experts said on Monday.<p>In a statement released in Geneva, the four experts said Paraguay has refused to provide treatment to save the life of …

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Britain could leave the EU as early as next year

If Britons vote to leave the EU, this means the country could technically start severing its ties by the end of 2016.<p>The Conservatives won Thursday's General Election with a 12-seat majority. The Tories will have to deliver a referendum by 2017 over whether Britain will stay part of the EU, as it …

Apple Leads The Pack In Greenpeace’s 2015 Clean Tech Update

Apple continues to be a leader in environmental initiatives among tech companies, according to a new report issued by watchdog agency Greenpeace. Among the top 13 tech companies listed, Apple is the only one to score 100 percent on the Clean Energy Index, which includes all of its planned data …

North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un 'poisoned his aunt'

Defector claims that Kim Jong-un ordered his bodyguards to kill his aunt six months after executing her husband<p>North Korea’s “supreme leader” ordered his bodyguards to poison his aunt, according to a defector.<p>Kim Jong-un, who inherited the leadership of Asia’s Stalinist state at the age of 30, …

Samsung launches Artik chips for the Internet of Things

SAN FRANCISCO -- Samsung on Tuesday revealed a new chip family to power the Internet of Things, putting it in more direct competition with Intel, Qualcomm and others in the quest to connect everything.<p>Young Sohn, the Samsung Electronics president and chief strategy officer in charge of Menlo Park, …

Christian fundamentalism is a capitalist construct: The secret history of American religion

<b>(Wikimedia)</b><p>The origins of modern evangelicalism can all be traced back to the founder of Quaker Oats. A historian explains<p>Daniel Silliman<p>May 13, 2015 8:30pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Religion Dispatches.<p>Christian fundamentalism was invented in an advertising campaign, according to a …

North Korea defence chief reportedly executed with anti-aircraft gun

South Korean sources say Hyon Yong-chol was killed in front of hundreds of people, reportedly for behaviour such as falling asleep in Kim Jong-un’s presence<p>Some of the means by which the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, is rumoured to have vanquished his domestic enemies since taking power in late …

Autonomous cars will destroy millions of jobs and reshape the US economy by 2025

Most people—experts included—seem to think that the transition to driverless vehicles will come slowly over the coming few decades, and that large hurdles exist for widespread adoption. I believe that this is significant underestimation.<p>Autonomous cars will be commonplace by 2025 and have a near …

Woman fired after disabling work app that tracked her movements 24/7

A woman in California claims to have been fired from her job after uninstalling an app on her smartphone that her employer used to track her movements 24 hours a day. Myrna Arias, a former employee of money transfer firm Intermex, says she was told to keep her phone on at all times and was …

FreedomPop the free mobile carrier is coming to the UK

FreedomPop, the mobile carrier that offers free calls, data and texts then charges for other services, is coming to the UK. It will be its first international expansion outside the United States.<p>The company’s British endeavor – which launches this summer – is starting with a SIM-only service. The …

Earth-like planet discovered 700 light years away

Kepler 78b has the same size and rocky composition as the Earth, but is 2,000 degrees hotter as it is so close to its star<p>An earth-like planet has been discovered orbiting a star 700 light years, but nothing could live on its scorching surface, say scientists.<p>Kepler 78b is the smallest exoplanet …

Earth-sized 'lava world' discovered

<b>A doomed "lava world" with a similar mass and density to that of Earth has been discovered orbiting a star 400 light-years away.</b><p>Observations suggest the planet, named Kepler 78b, is composed mostly of rock and iron, much like our own planet.<p>But its extremely close proximity to its host star - a …