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Canada foils 'al-Qaeda linked' terror attack on train

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Terrorism

Giants' Victor Cruz receives no offers prior to deadline

The New York Giants' "risk" in allowing Victor Cruz to hit the open market appears to have paid off.<p>The deadline for teams to extend offer sheets to players who received tenders as restricted free agents has passed and no word of an offer is apparent. Teams had until 11:59 p.m ET Friday to do …

Nets make 16 of 20 shots in second quarter, blow by Bulls

NEW YORK -- The Brooklyn blackout was a blowout.<p>Ripping apart the vaunted Chicago Bulls defense during an impressive second quarter, the Nets …

Newly Discovered Android Malware Was Downloaded Millions Of Times

Security firm Lookout has detailed a clever new bit of Android Malware lurking in the Google Play store. The good news: unless you’re downloading questionable Russian clone apps, you’re probably not affected. The bad news: that hasn’t kept it from being downloaded a few million times.<p>The new …

New Bitcoin Mining Device Ships

April has been a wild month for Bitcoin. For those who follow this new virtual currency, you may have noticed how the value has been doing wild …

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The Crazy Accurate Thermal Images That Saw Dzokhar Tsarnaev Through a Boat Tarp (Updated)

There was no small amount of technology that went into the capture of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzokhar Tsarnaev, but perhaps none was more …

Four ways the media failed in covering the Boston bombings, and one reason why

It’s been a tiring week for anyone in the media—and a sobering one for anyone in the media with a conscience. The coverage of the Boston Marathon saga, from the bombing on Monday to the capture of suspected bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Friday, brought out some of the very worst features of news in …

Journalism

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

2 shot at Denver marijuana rally

DENVER (AP) — Authorities are hunting for suspects after shooting broke out during a massive marijuana celebration in Denver, leaving two people with gunshot wounds.<p>The gunfire scattered thousands attending Saturday's 4/20 counterculture holiday, the first since Colorado legalized marijuana.<p>A man …

London Marathon will go ahead as planned, sports minister says

This Sunday's London Marathon will go ahead as planned despite two large explosions at Monday's equivalent event in Boston, killing three people, the …

US soldier sentenced to 16 years for selling secrets to 'Russian spy'

An Alaska-based military police officer has been sentenced to 16 years in prison and will receive a dishonourable discharge for selling military …

Gun control bill in peril

The tough gun-control bill that President Barack Obama wants now has little, if any, chance of passing this Congress – it’s struggling in the Senate and facing outright rejection in the House.<p>Vice President Joe Biden worked the phones Monday to try to salvage a bipartisan bill in the Senate but has …

Joe Andruzzi helps at marathon

Former New England Patriots offensive lineman Joe Andruzzi was at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday when two explosions killed at …

Marathons

For labels, Apple's iRadio deal could be sweeter than Pandora

Apple is close to a deal with two major music labels to bring to life its streaming-music service, which could pay labels better than Pandora does.<p>Apple is close to striking a streaming deal with two of the major music labels that could end up far sweeter for the music industry than what the labels …

Google Play

MBAandCo Scores $1.2M In Round Led By MMC Ventures To Scale Up Its Elance-For-MBAs

The recession has fuelled a boom in mobile workers as businesses down-size to consultants and freelancers. So there has clearly been an upsurge in platforms to aggregate that talent in marketplaces. Back in 2009 Daniel Callaghan and Adam Riccoboni created MBA & Company to aggregate all those …

Apple vs Samsung war moves to retail as Best Buy plans to open 1,400 ‘Samsung Experience Shops’

When we heard late last month that Samsung planned to open Apple-style ‘store-in-store’ locations within Best Buy retail stores it was still only rumor. Today Samsung and Best Buy have made things official for its plans to roll out 1,400 “Samsung Experience Shops” in Best Buy retail stores across …

Apple adds age recommendations to App Store

In what may be a move as a result of mature content showing on the new Vine app a while ago, Apple has updated its App Store to show age …

Apps

PSA: HTC One pre-orders start at AT&T today, Sprint tomorrow

You've been eying the HTC One's zero-gap body for well over a month, and now it's your chance to do something about it. AT&T is launching its promised pre-order campaign for the One today: soon, if not as you read this, upgraders and new subscribers can plunk down as little as $200 for a 32GB model …

Why You Might Actually Want a Facebook Phone

Facebook's got a new phone. And a new home screen. They're going to be fine, probably, more or less. But you are also asleep now because the idea of …

Anatomy of a security fix: Postgres launches massive update to address vulnerability

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>It’s the kind of call any software vendor — or open source project — dreads: A large customer (in this case NTT) flagged a …

Apple reportedly looking at $5 billion price tag for new “spaceship” HQ

The company has also pushed back move-in plans from 2015 to 2016.<p>Apple's new "spaceship" campus will require little more work—and resources—to build …

Private Equity Is Back In Business

PE investment activity began 2013 much as it ended 2012—directionless and lacking any clear sense of forward momentum. The failure of deal activity to gain traction globally since the financial crisis has raised concerns among many industry observers that PE may be suffering from more than a …