Thomas Wood

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Intelligence chair: NSA leaker Edward Snowden may have had Russian help

Russia may have helped the former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden to reveal details of surveillance programmes and escape US authorities last year, the chairman of the House intelligence committee claimed on Sunday.<p>Mike Rogers, a Republican representative from Michigan, …

Revealed: POS Malware Used in Target Attack

Security journalist Brian Krebs revealed details yesterday surrounding the malware sample used in the Target cyber-attacks, which originally took …

Best-Ever New Year's Eve Dinner: Crab Cioppino

Decadent, easy to make, a total mess to eat — Cioppino should be your new New Year's tradition.<p>For most of our national celebrations – Thanksgiving, Fourth Of July, just about any religious holiday – there's a general meal plan. Wrestle with a turkey or grill up some hot dogs and you're set.<p>Not so …

Blood Orange Chocolate Mousse: Choc and Awe

You know there are two types of desserts:<p><b>The Dud:</b> You're all ready for that 'super delicious everybody's talking about it' dessert. Three bites in and you're mind drifts away to dishes in the sink. "Yeah, I guess I'd eat that again." Meh, whatever.<p><b>The Bomb:</b> It's 2:37am and you're standing over …

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15 Ways To Instantly Upgrade Your Hot Chocolate (PHOTOS)

We all know that hot chocolate is one of the few saving graces of winter. Along with fireplaces, sweaters and long-simmering stews, a piping hot mug of cocoa is one of the things that gets us through the coldest, darkest months of the year. December 12 is National Hot Cocoa Day, and in light of …

A Nog Like No Other

The ultimate holiday drink<p>I'm crazy about eggnog, that decadent combination of milk, cream, sugar, and eggs. Come Christmastime, you'll find me in …

NSA defends global cellphone tracking as legal

National Security Agency headquarters in Fort Meade, Md.<p>WASHINGTON — The National Security Agency on Friday said its tracking of cellphones overseas is legally authorized under a sweeping U.S. presidential order. The distinction means the extraordinary surveillance program is not overseen by a …

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Fast-food workers strike, protest for higher pay

In Washington, D.C., dozens of people carried signs and marched while singing "Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way, it's no fun, to survive, on low low low low pay."<p>In New York City, about 100 protesters blew whistles and beat drums as they marched into a McDonald's chanting "We can't …

Amazon, Applebee’s and Google’s job-crushing drones and robot armies: They’re coming for your job next

It’s inescapable: We’ll be replaced by robots or turn into them. What happens to waitresses and taxi drivers then?<p>Alienation comes easy when you stumble into the glare of a modern airport off a red-eye flight. Bleary-eyed after three hours of fitful sleep, unready for the dawn, I did not know what …

The World's Most Powerful Bitcoin Miner Is Worried About How It Could Destroy Bitcoin

How hard is it?<p>The makers of the most powerful miner in the world can't even satisfy the insatiable demand for their product, because they would probably ruin Bitcoin if they did.<p>Here's the problem: Bitcoins are mined by computers solving math problems. More technically, they unlock blocks of …