Lucia Cernat

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Edward Snowden speaks at SXSW, calls for public oversight of U.S. spy programs

In a rare public talk via the Web, fugitive NSA leaker Edward Snowden urged a tech conference audience Monday to help "fix" the U.S. government's surveillance of its citizens.<p>He spoke via teleconference from Russia to an audience of thousands at the South by Southwest Interactive Festival in …

Stunning Celebrity Portraits Taken at Vanity Fair’s Oscar Party

<b>Lupita Nyong'o</b><p>Did you catch last night's Oscars? If not, here's a quick recap. Jareto Leto and Lupita Nyong'o gave two eloquent and moving acceptance speeches, Ellen (or rather Bradley Cooper) took a celebrity-filled selfie that broke Twitter, and Leonardo DiCaprio didn't win..again. Of course, the …

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The Google Smartwatch Is Real, And It’s Coming Soon (But Maybe Not Too Soon)

Google’s long-rumored smartwatch is real, and still “officially” expected to begin shipping in mid to late March. However, many members of the smartwatch team inside Google believe that date will either be pushed back to June, or the watch will end up shipping incomplete with a smaller feature set …

HTC exec: We want to make a difference this year

BARCELONA, Spain--The last thing you would expect someone to do would be to jump ship from Apple to HTC, but that's what Jack Yang, the former head of the Apple's iPhone business in Southeast Asia, did. And when he did, he leapt straight into the action.<p>The new boss of the South Asia market, which …

Samsung Unveils Galaxy S5 Smartphone

Today at the Mobile World Congress wireless show in Barcelona, Samsung unveiled its latest flagship Android smartphone, the Galaxy S5. Samsung mobile …

Nicki Minaj's former stylist seeks $30 million in wig dispute

ATLANTA (Reuters) - A celebrity hair stylist has accused rapper and former “American Idol” judge Nicki Minaj of stealing his designs for the colorful wigs that helped boost her career, according to a federal lawsuit filed on Friday seeking $30 million in compensation.<p>Nicki Minaj rides her 2014 …

Rihanna Celebrates Her Birthday With Mittens, Goggles, and a Cigar

Rihanna is apparently never not working. Yesterday was her 26th birthday, and instead of relaxing, she had a full-on photo shoot, complete with her bikini-clad bod, goggles, leather mittens, a teacup, and a cigarillo. Obviously.<p>It started innocently enough— first she took to Instagram to post …

Apple and Samsung headed for another patent trial in March after failing to reach a settlement

It's back to court for Apple and Samsung. After an attempt at settling their latest patent dispute, the two companies will begin another trial in March, according to a filing with the US district court in San Jose. To be clear, this isn't a re-trial of the case that Apple brought back in 2011 -- …