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Daytona 500 2014: Runner-up finish leaves Denny Hamlin conflicted

Denny Hamlin wasn’t sure how he should feel after nearly winning the Daytona 500.<p>DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- In the immediate aftermath Denny Hamlin didn't know whether he should be elated or angry with his hard-fought runner-up finish in the Daytona 500.<p>"I'm so 50-50 on whether I'm pissed off or I'm …

5 things to know about the Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Five things to know about the rain-delayed Daytona 500, NASCAR's signature event that finished under the lights Sunday at Daytona International Speedway:<p>___<p>HENDRICK DOMINATION: Richard Childress Racing garnered attention last week. Joe Gibbs Racing grabbed headlines this …

Motorsport

Erin Andrews to host 'Dancing With the Stars'

Erin Andrews is going from the sideline to the ballroom. It was announced Monday that the Fox Sports host and sideline reporter will replace Brooke Burke-Charvet as Tom Bergeron’s co-host on ABC’s long-running reality hit <i>Dancing With the Stars</i>. Fox Sports signed off on Andrews appearing on a show …

Oops! How to Remove Stories from Your Flipboard Magazines

MagMaker / September 19, 2013<p>It happens: Perhaps your finger slipped, so you ended up adding a story to the wrong magazine by mistake. Or maybe you …

Flipboard for Travelers and Adventure Seekers (Even Just Armchair Ones)

Inside Flipboard / May 20, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

Beyond Sochi: Photos Of Russia By Russians

The gap between how foreigners view Russia and how Russians view themselves is wide and as old as the country itself.<p>Russian photographer Valeriy Klamm felt that foreign photojournalists who came to work in his country arrive with the pictures they want to send back home already in their head: …

[MWC 2014] Samsung Announces The Galaxy S5 – Snapdragon 801 2.5GHz Quad-Core, 5.1-inch 1080p Super AMOLED Display, Water/Dust Resistant, And 16MP Camera

We can finally put the months of rumors to bed – Samsung just unveiled to Galaxy S5 at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. We'll have hands-on for …

Samsung Galaxy S5 specs

Full hardware specifications for Samsung's latest<p>The Samsung Galaxy S5 is official, and we've just posted our hands-on impressions of the device. But …

Samsung Galaxy S5

The Galaxy S5 pictured from every angle you can imagine

Every single inch — inside and out — of the latest Samsung flagship shown off<p>​Samsung has just dropped the device many have been waiting for, the …

Samsung has sold more than 200 million Galaxy S smartphones

Want to know how big a player Samsung is in the smartphone market? The company now says that it's sold over 200 million Galaxy S phones since the line first went on the market in 2010. For reference, the Korean tech giant had notched up sales of 100 million Galaxy S devices as of slightly more than …

Samsung’s Galaxy S5 is here with more power, more pixels, and a refined design

What do you do when you’re one of the world’s largest smartphone makers and it’s time to update your flagship device? If you’re Samsung, you trot out the new Galaxy S5, a refined and updated take on last year’s wildly successful Galaxy S4. Like the new Gear wearables, the Galaxy S5 looks and feels …

Sochi 2014: 10 best agony and ecstasy pictures at the Winter Olympics

From the heartbreak of defeat to the joy of winning gold, the emotions of these Olympians are laid bare for all to see. Here are the most emotive shots from the Games thus far

2014 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 First Drive

Putting the G in Unglaublich: Ridiculous toys don't get more fun than this<p>The most flabbergasting aspect of the 2014 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6 isn’t that it exists, but that it’s a production vehicle. As in, you can buy one. AMG has already built nearly 60 units so far this year. I just spent a …

How the NSA, GCHQ and crooks can hack mobile apps

On Monday, the latest Edward Snowden leaks revealed GCHQ and the National Security Agency were targeting specific mobile applications in their …

Target hackers may have exploited backdoor in widely used server software

KrebsonSecurity digs in to point-of-sale malware infecting retailer's network.<p><b>Update:</b> About 24 hours after this report was published, BMC issued a …

2014: The Year America Broke The Internet

Doing so would force ISPs to be treated more like public utilities and subject them to FCC regulations over issues such as rate setting and universal service obligations. There has already been a lot of commentary and speculation about what the ruling means for the average user, and I don't want to …

The Mormon Church is letting members use the internet in a secret mission experiment

The door-knocking days for Mormons spreading the Lord's word may be coming to a close — the Mormon Church has started to integrate the internet into its missions. During the traditional, two-year Mormon proselytizing, new missionaries have only been allowed minimal access to the outside world, …

Republican Party wing creates 18 fake websites for Democrats

If you support Democratic Rep.<p>Ann Kirkpatrick’s bid for reelection, stay away from annkirkpatrick.com. The site might greet visitors with a welcoming photo of the Arizona congresswoman and a screaming “Kirkpatrick forCongress” logo, but that design belies its true agenda.<p>Funded and created by …

Government

Target Staff Raised Security Concerns Before Data Breach - WSJ

Getty Images<p>Updated Feb. 14, 2014 8:55 p.m. ET<p>Target Corp.'s TGT -0.21% computer security staff raised concerns about vulnerabilities in the …

Report: LTE speeds drop in US over the last year

Download rates dropped 32 percent in the United States, according to data from 6 million people using OpenSignal's network-monitoring app. 4G looks better in South Korea, Japan, Sweden.<p>The download speeds of 4G LTE networks dropped in the US over the last year, according to measurements from …

Mobile

Netflix and Comcast Solve Their Web Traffic Problem With a Long-Term Deal

Stream away.<p>Comcast and Netflix have hammered out a deal designed to remove a bottleneck slowing the video service’s streams for the cable company’s broadband customers.<p>The deal focuses on the intersection between the two company’s pipes and is supposed to ensure that there’s enough “interconnect …

US "Deeply Concerned" by Vietnam Internet Sharing Ban

The US has spoken out against last week’s troubling news that Vietnam has passed a bill to prevent citizens from sharing news and all non-personal information to blogs, Facebook and any other sites on the Internet.<p>The AP reports that the US embassy in Vietnam today released a statement saying that …

Fannie, Freddie to repay taxpayers

More than five years after being taken over by the government and receiving billions in bailouts, housing giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are about to pay back taxpayers.<p>On Friday, Fannie said it will send another $7.2 billion to the Treasury Department after reporting a $6.5 billion fourth …

Banks Balk at Marijuana Money Despite U.S. Guidelines

The Obama administration has sent a message to the nation's bankers: Even though the sale of marijuana is a federal crime, they can provide service to this new industry without fear of prosecution, but only if the bankers follow a detailed list of guidelines.<p>Many praised the move as giving …

Cannabis

FCC Chief: We’re Not Going to Police Your Newsroom

The head of the Fed­er­al Com­mu­nic­a­tions Com­mis­sion is try­ing to douse Re­pub­lic­an ac­cus­a­tions that his agency is try­ing to cov­ertly …

Republicans

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FAA risks losing drone war

The Washington Nationals used a drone to photograph spring training. Real estate agents use them to show off sprawling properties. Martin Scorsese hired one to film a scene in “The Wolf of Wall Street.”<p>So where does this leave the Federal Aviation Administration, which insists that commercial drone …

Family Ties Ensnared Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman, Most Wanted Drug Lord

The key to capturing one of the world's most wanted men may have been the thing he held dearest: his family.<p>Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman had been on the …