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Egypt's Coptic Pope concerned over risks of attacks

<b>A bishop in Egypt's Coptic Church says Pope Tawadros II has cancelled weekly public meetings due to concerns over possible attacks on his congregation.</b><p>Bishop Angaelos, who heads the Church in the UK, says in one incident the flag of al-Qaeda was raised on church property while worshippers hid …

Weiner calls reporter thin-skinned on second day of 'NBC Hobbygate'

NEW YORK — Anthony Weiner chided an NBC News reporter for the second straight day Friday, telling an audience that he was only joking when he said “our brother here” should get a hobby instead of covering his besieged campaign.<p>On Thursday, canvassing at a Manhattan apartment building, Weiner asked …

3 suspected U.S. drones kill 12 militants in Yemen

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Three U.S. drone strikes killed a total of 12 suspected al-Qaeda militants Thursday, a Yemeni military official said, raising to eight the number of attacks in less than two weeks as the Arab nation is on high alert against terrorism.<p>The uptick in drone strikes signals that the …

GameStop to launch Xbox 360-to-Xbox One game upgrade program

While there will be some games released exclusively for the Xbox One, many of the games for Microsoft's next generation came console will be ports of …

New Photos of the Black iPad 5 Front Panel and Digitizer Assembly

Back in April, a pair of photos surfaced showing what was claimed to be a white front panel from Apple's fifth-generation iPad, showing narrower side bezels as had been rumored as part of a redesign inspired by the iPad mini. A brief video that surfaced over this past weekend also appeared to show …

Competition Tests Student-Built Aerial Espionage Robots

Zothecula writes <i>"Some of the most advanced work in autonomous aerial robotics is not done by DARPA, or by massive corporations. Rather, it is</i> …

KeyMe iOS app photographs your keys and stores them in the cloud

We've all been there. Staring forlornly at a locked door, keyless, with Gandalf's rumbling voice echoing in our heads, telling us that we would not pass. It's a sorry sight, and the people behind the iOS app KeyMe are determined to make it a thing of the past. The app (available at the link below) …

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How Elysium’s Director Found the Film’s Composer — On YouTube

Author: Angela Watercutter. Angela Watercutter Culture<p>Date of Publication: 08.08.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>Note to all aspiring film …

Rumor: More photos of alleged 'iPad 5' digitizer surface, show thinner bezels

As the end of an expected iPad refresh cycle draws near, the steady stream of rumors and "leaked parts" photos of Apple's next-generation device …

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AT&T lowers Next device pricing, just happens to trump Verizon

Competition can be a beautiful thing. AT&T's Next upgrade pricing hasn't looked good when compared against Verizon Edge in the weeks since launch, but today is a different story: the carrier has quietly lowered the monthly payments for some devices. While the company hasn't said which hardware is …

ITC issues import and sales ban on select Samsung devices

You could be forgiven for assuming Samsung was clear of any patent wrongdoing Apple’s massive 2012 court win, but it looks like the Korea-based electronics manufacturer isn’t out of the woods quite yet. The International Trade Commission today found Samsung guilty of infringing Apple design patents …

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Watch an Epic Supercut of the Last Shot in Blockbuster Movie Trailers

This is fantastic. The Nerdwriter Evan Puschak created this killer compilation video that stitched together last shots of different blockbuster movie …

[Bonus Round] Champs: Battlegrounds, Gentlemen, Friendly Fire, And Delta-V Racing

Article Contents<p>1 Champs: Battlegrounds<br>• 2 Gentlemen!<br>• 3 Friendly Fire!<br>• 4 Delta-V Racing<p>Series: Bonus Round<p>This article is part of our <b>Bonus Round</b> …

Lavabit email service abruptly shut down citing government interference

The email service reportedly used by surveillance whistleblower Edward Snowden abruptly shut down on Thursday after its owner cryptically announced his refusal to become "complicit in crimes against the American people."<p>Lavabit, an email service that boasted of its security features and claimed …

Asus Dumps Windows RT

Last month, Microsoft surprised a lot of investors when it announced that it had to write off $900 billion mostly because of poor Surface RT sales. …

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