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Reddit, Imgur and Boing Boing launch anti-NSA-surveillance campaign

Some of the world's largest websites are planning a coordinated day of action on Thursday to oppose mass surveillance online.<p>The sites, which include Reddit, Imgur and BoingBoing, will be taking part in the campaign, called "Reset the Net", in a number of ways.<p>Some will showing a splash screen to …

Asus mixes Windows with Android for crazy 5-in-1 Transformer device

Computex is Taiwan's biggest annual exhibition of new technology and Asus is traditionally the company that makes the splashiest announcements at its outset. Keeping that spirit going, Jonney Shih has today revealed a new Transformer Book V, which runs either Windows or Android, in either laptop or …

NSA 'collects facial-recognition photos from the net'

<b>US cyber-spies have collected millions of photos of people's faces from the net for use in facial-recognition programmes, according to reports.</b><p>The New York Times says leaked National Security Agency documents show in 2011 it intercepted about 55,000 "facial-recognition-quality images" every day.<p>The …

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Pro-Russia militia attack Ukraine border post, dead and wounded reported

Kiev (Reuters) - A fierce battle was underway on Monday in Ukraine’s rebellious east after a pro-Russian militia attacked a Ukrainian border post with automatic weapons and grenade launchers in the early hours.<p>An armed pro-Russian separatist sits outside the regional administration building in the …