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Google Maps On Mobile Gets Uber Integration And More

Google has updated its apps for iOS and Android with a bunch of new features, including Uber integration directly in its collection of options for travel directions. The Uber option will appear when you’re looking up transit or walking directions if you have the Uber app installed on your device in …

Newly revealed emails show Google met regularly with NSA

Google has had a closer relationship with the U.S.National Security Agency (NSA) than its previous protests of government surveillance might indicate.<p>That’s the picture indicated by a new batch of emails, made public today by the Al Jazeera news network.<p>Under a Freedom of Information (FOIA) …

Microsoft OneDrive adds sharing and organization features for Android

If you're a Microsoft OneDrive user on Android, sharing and organizing files just got a bit easier while on the move. Thanks to an update to version 2.5, the cloud-storage option allows those with Google-powered mobile devices to share via invite, link or sending files to an outside app. You can …

Saudi Arabia busts 'Al-Qaeda cell'

Saudi Arabia has said that it has uncovered an al-Qaeda group that has been plotting to assassinate officials and attack government and foreign targets.<p>The cell is made up of 62 members, including 59 Saudi fighters, a Yemeni, a Pakistani and a Palestinian, Mansour al-Turki, a spokesman for the …

Chinese contingency plan if North Korean regime collapses leaked

Chinese contingency plans of action following the hypothetical collapse of North Korea's Communist regime have reportedly been leaked to the Japanese media, offering an intriguing look at how Pyongyang's staunchest ally would respond to such a cataclysmic event.<p>The Daily Telegraph reports that the …

Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra appears in court over abuse of power

Thailand is on the verge of a major political upheaval as the Constitutional Court considers whether to dismiss the country's caretaker Prime Minister, Yingluck Shinawatra, for abuse of power.<p>The court has been hearing a case brought by a group of senators who say her party benefited from the …

Oscar Pistorius was 'broken' after shooting girlfriend, witness says

A friend of Oscar Pistorius testified Monday that the South African Olympian appeared "broken" as he wept, prayed and begged his girlfriend not to die in the minutes after he fatally shot her on Valentine's Day last year.<p>Pistorius' murder trial resumed Monday after a two-week break, with the …

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