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Jony Ive’s new look for iOS 7: black, white, and flat all over

With the grand unveiling of Apple’s next operating system for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch approaching, sources have provided detailed descriptions of what users and developers alike could expect from the software’s fresh look.<p>As we reported in April, Apple Senior Vice President of Industrial …

Saudi Arabia 'may end' Twitter user anonymity | Saudi Arabia News

Saudi Arabia may try to end anonymity for Twitter users in the country by limiting access to the site to people who register their identification documents, the <i>Arab News</i> daily reported.<p>Last week, local media reported the government had asked telecom companies to look at ways they could monitor, or …

First direct Cairo-Tehran flight in 34 years

The first commercial flight between Egypt and Iran in 34 years took off, the latest step towards normalising ties broken following the 1979 Iranian revolution.<p>Egypt and Iran agreed to resume direct flights in October 2010 before President Hosni Mubarak was ousted from power, but no flights were …

Eiffel Tower evacuated after bomb threat

Police in Paris have evacuated the Eiffel Tower after an anonymous caller phoned in a bomb threat.<p>Nearly 1,400 people were sent away from the tourist attraction on Saturday night following a request from tower operators after the warning, a Paris police official said. Police then searched the …

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Myanmar Imposes New Curfews Amid Anti-Muslim Violence

The government of Myanmar has imposed a dawn-to-dusk curfew in three townships amid growing anti-Muslim violence that is drawing closer to the main city of Yangon.<p>Violence against Muslims has been a major problem in the country as President Thein Sein introduces democratic changes after decades of …

The Official Story of Who Shot Bin Laden Has Given Way to a Stupid Media Feud

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>"You really believe this story? Osama Bin Laden?" asks Chris Pratt in the action movie version of …

For some, King Richard III's resting place raises a human rights issue

Distant relatives of England's King Richard III have escalated their fight to have the much-maligned monarch's mortal remains buried in York rather than Leicester, claiming that the matter was a human rights issue.<p>The late king's skeleton was discovered beneath a parking lot near the present-day …

A Hot Topic: Climate Change Coming To Classrooms

By the time today's K-12 students grow up, the challenges posed by climate change are expected to be severe and sweeping. Now, for the first time, new nationwide science standards due out soon will recommend that U.S. public school students learn about the climatic shift taking place.<p>Mark McCaffrey …

Julia Pierson: veteran agent becomes first woman to lead US secret service

Barack Obama appointed the first woman to lead the US secret service in its 148-year-old history on Tuesday.<p>Julia Pierson, a secret service veteran …

Georgetown elects first gay Student Assoc. president

At greater rates than older generations, young Catholics have distanced themselves from the Vatican's anti-LGBT rights stance, including electing openly gay student leaders.<p>Nate Tisa became the first gay president of Georgetown University Student Association (GSA) on March 17.<p>Tisa, 20, is the third …

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Berlin Wall section removed despite protests

Construction workers backed by German police have removed a section of the Berlin Wall to make way for a building project, despite calls for the …

BBC 'let down journalist who died after complaining of harassment'

The family of a BBC journalist who apparently killed himself after complaining about harassment have said they feel the corporation let him …

The CIA Has an Undercover Female Boss

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A day after Julia Pierson became the first woman director of the Secret Service, it was learned that …

Batman: Earth One

• <b>Author:</b> Geoff Johns & Gary Frank<p>#1 NEW YORK TIMES Bestseller! Batman is not a hero. He is just a man. Fallible, vulnerable and angry. In a Gotham City where friend and foe are indistinguishable, Bruce Wayne's path toward becoming the Dark Knight is riddled with more obstacles than ever before. …

Superman: Earth One, Vol. 2

• <b>Author:</b> J. Michael Straczynski & Shane Davis<p>Following the events of the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling graphic novel by acclaimed writer J. Michael Straczynski and superstar artist Shane Davis, comes the long awaited sequel <i>Superman: Earth One Vol. 2!</i><p>Young Clark Kent continues his journey toward becoming …

Teen Titans (2011- ) #18

• <b>Author:</b> Scott Lobdell and Others<p>Unknown to the Teen Titans, Red Robin’s condition is worsening after the events of “Death of the Family,” and now Red Robin must face an even greater tragedy!

PlayStation 4's Blu-ray drive is 3x as fast as PS3's, PSN friends list cap raised, and other tidbits from Sony's GDC panel

The PlayStation 4's new DualShock 4 controller can be charged even while the PlayStation 4 is turned off. The PlayStation 4's new Eye motion camera has a tilt sensor so it can tell players when its facing the wrong direction or if it's fallen off your TV stand. The PlayStation 4's Blu-ray disc …

GameStick gets GameStop-backing, pre-loaded titles

OUYA may have nabbed the spotlight in the Android-based, Kickstarter-supported console wars, but the diminutive GameStick's got some heat behind it, too. The device's makers are putting on a bit of a show at this year's GDC, announcing a slew of news around the forthcoming product. At the top of …

China to get first official taste of Surface Pro outside of North America

Microsoft's Surface Pro will mark its first venture outside the cozy confines of the Americas by heading to China on April 2nd, according to its <i>Weibo</i> site. That could also mean that lovers of the convertible tablet in Australia, parts of Europe and elsewhere might also be able to grab one soon -- …

Apple Faces Patent Lawsuit Over Siri in China

<i>Shanghai Daily</i> reports that Apple is facing a lawsuit in China over Siri, with a company there claiming that Siri infringes upon its patent rights.<p>The Shanghai No.1 Intermediate People's Court will hold a pre-hearing at 2pm today to let Apple and Shanghai Zhi Zhen Internet Technology Co Ltd …