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Pakistan’s top Taliban hunter killed in terrorist attack

Pakistan Taliban claims responsibility for killing Chaudhry Aslam, who claimed to have collected more than £600,000 in bounties on militants<p>A suicide bomber on Thursday murdered one of <b>Pakistan’s</b> most feared police officers, a figure credited with killing or capturing dozens of Taliban and al-Qaeda …

'I Had Been Drinking,' Rodman Says In Apology For Comments

Saying that "I had been drinking," former NBA player Dennis Rodman has had his publicist issue an apology for the obscenity-laced rant he went on earlier this week during an interview on CNN.<p>In that combative exchange with the news network's Chris Cuomo, Rodman implied that American citizen Kenneth …

The Past, Present and Future of Crowdfunding

If you’ve been following digital trends over the past few years, you’ll probably be aware of the hockey stick-growth of crowdfunding as a ‘thing’. It’s everywhere.<p>From smartwaches and ad campaigns, to mobile phones and Google Glass apps, seemingly every industry has taken to the Web’s myriad of …

Mystery Bodies, Explosives Discovered Near Winter Olympics Site

Russian security forces launched an aggressive "anti-terrorism sweep" today after coming across multiple unexplained deaths and explosive devices in …

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Spec Sheet: the curving, flexing, and low-cost 4K TVs of CES 2014

It wouldn't be CES without manufacturers showcasing some of the nicest TVs in the world. This year, those TVs have a few big focuses: gigantic sizes, curved displays, and 4K. While these sets are often about proving companies' abilities more than building actual products for consumers to buy, that …

Finsix's revolutionary power tech could finally make our laptop chargers smaller

LAS VEGAS — Even though our laptops have become thinner and lighter, the lowly power adapter remains surprisingly bulky. Finsix’s tech could change that.<p>The startup has created a 65-watt laptop charger that’s about a third of the size of today’s devices. It also includes two USB charging inputs, …

Nomi Introduces Proximity Beacons To Help Retailers Market To Customers

Nomi, a location-based marketing platform provider, has released a new product called Nomi Mobile that’s geared towards helping retailers and merchants leverage proximity in their mobile apps. Through the integration of its product’s SDK, store apps can leverage push notifications and in-app …

Archos is working on a $50 smartwatch

Archos, the company better known for inexpensive tablets, is also looking to get into the market of similarly inexpensive smartwatches. At CES this …

Uber Slashes UberX Fares In 16 Markets To Make It The Cheapest Car Service Available Anywhere

Riding Uber just got a lot cheaper — at least for most customers using its low-cost UberX option. That’s because Uber has committed to slashing fares for its on-demand car service in a majority of U.S. cities where it’s available, in some cases by more than 20 percent.<p><b>Updated</b> <b>below with comment from</b> …