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Alberta wildfire: Emergency declared in Fort McMurray

<b>A state of emergency has been declared in the province of Alberta in Canada after a wildfire forced all 88,000 residents of Fort McMurray to flee.</b><p>Officials say the fast-moving blaze could destroy much of the city.<p>The fire, which broke out on Sunday in the heart on the country's oil sands region, …

Anonymous attacks Greek Central Bank and vows to take down more banks' sites

Hacktivists affiliated with Anonymous successfully took down the Greek Central Bank's website. They said it was the first in a series of global central banks they plan to target over the course of the month.<p>Greece's central bank website momentarily crashed Tuesday. It was down for just a few …

Wall Street

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Intel buys a 360-degree sports video replay specialist

Intel is already into camera technology with RealSense, but it just took a big leap into sports entertainment by acquiring Replay Technologies. That's the company behind the crazy 360-degree freeD video used during the slam-dunk competition at this year's NBA All-Star games (see the video, below). …

Virtual Reality

Zack Snyder Discusses BATMAN V SUPERMAN and Says There's No Winning for Superman

Uber driver suspected in shootings in Mich. that kill six

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Jason Brian Dalton had been driving for mobile ride company Uber for only a short time, according to his own account, but he was already alarming passengers. Late Saturday afternoon, he picked up a customer for a short ride; passenger Matthew Mellen said that Dalton’s reckless …


Imagining Snapchat’s Future

Snapchat could be used by over 1 billion daily active users in time and substantially accelerate how many videos and photos people share and consume. But there’s more to be done and questions to be answered.<p>Even Twitter’s massive growth excitement for years was characterized by the challenge of …

Social Media

Using This Phone Passcode Strategy Will Take The FBI 127 Years To Crack Your Encrypted Data » Alex Jones' Infowars: There's a war on for your mind!

<i>Note To Readers: This report is based on the assumption that Apple is on the up-and-up about their refusal to create backdoor tools for the FBI. As</i> …

John McAfee offers to unlock killer's iPhone for FBI


How Velous Became One Of "The Life Of Pablo's" Secret (And Deadly) Weapons

Yeezy recently jumped over the Jumpman with some serious in-studio assistance. A quick perusal of the credits for Kanye West’s latest album, <i>The Life</i> …

FBI Admits It Urged Change Of Apple ID Password For Terrorist's iPhone

Apple executives face a court order to help create what the company calls a "backdoor" to the phone. [Update: San Bernardino County officials said the FBI had requested the Apple ID password reset of Syed Farook’s phone, which the FBI acknowledged Saturday night.]<p>The Apple ID password linked to the …


Why your brain likes it when you multi-task

We’re told that multi-tasking can leave us with an attention deficit and make us less effective. BBC Future investigates.<p>We all know the feeling. You’re in a noisy office trying to concentrate. Your computer screen shows you have eight different websites open, along with two email accounts, three …

Time Management

Snapchat update makes it easier to have affairs, but teen outcry prompts U-turn

The long-running ‘best friends’ feature was pulled in the app’s latest update, but CEO Evan Spiegel promises it will return<p>Snapchat’s latest update removed a feature which has irritated sexters for years – but some of the app’s teen users are so unhappy that the company has promised to reverse the …

Social Media

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Arrow Jedi: Episode CCCIX

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Machete-Wielding Suspect Shot As He Breaks Through Door In GRAPHIC VIDEO

When James Cvengros heard screaming down the hall from his apartment, he got his video camera rolling and pointed it at the door.<p>Little did he know, he would capture all of the horrifying drama that was about to unfold. In the following minutes, Twain Thomas would chop through the door using a …

Google Translate gets smarter with language detection, Word Lens

<i>Star Trek</i>'s universal translator is here, and it's on your phone. Google is updating its Translate app on Wednesday, and, as rumored, the new version …


A 911 Dispatcher Used Facebook To Help Find And Save A Badly Injured Hiker And His Sons

Pritchard's son Devon, 18, had already returned to the family's car to put hiking gear away, so his 11-year-old son Jake called 911 using his dad's phone.<p>Jake told California Highway Patrol dispatchers his father had fallen and hit his head. However, before he could tell the dispatchers exactly …

California Highway Patrol

Anonymous claims first victim in 'Operation Charlie Hebdo'

Hacking collective Anonymous declared war on Islamic extremists after Wednesday's deadly attack on Paris-based satirical newspaper <i>Charlie Hebdo</i>, and …


Netflix Will Help You Trick Your Kids Into Going To Bed Early On New Year's Eve

Being a parent on New Year's Eve is tough. Kids love the excitement of counting down the last seconds of the year, but keeping them awake until midnight is either impossible or turns them into sleep-deprived terrors the next day.<p>Now there's a new option to help parents solve this problem: Netflix …

For 'The Gambler,' filmmaker sought a less familiar side of L.A.

Before he began filming "The Gambler," English director Rupert Wyatt gave strict instructions to his director of photography.<p>"Every time we see a palm tree, move the camera," Wyatt said. "I don't want to see it. Try to subvert people's concept of what L.A. is."<p>Revealing a less familiar side of L.A. …