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The Five Business Comms Tools Ripe For Disruption

<i>Hillel is the CMO of Zula</i><p>The reason you feel like you read about a new messaging app every single day is because you do. There has literally not been such a hot space since photo-sharing apps were a thing.<p>There’s ephemeral messaging, visual messaging, email clients that act like messengers, voice …

'Hacktivist' group Anonymous says it will avenge Charlie Hebdo attacks by shutting down jihadist websites

Hacker group Anonymous have released a video condemning the Paris attacks, saying "freedom of expression has suffered an inhuman assault"<p>Hacker group Anonymous have released a video and a statement via Twitter condemning the <b>attacks on Charlie Hebdo</b>, in which 12 people, including eight journalists, …

Miiya Kids’ Wearable Wants To Encourage Safe And Active Play

Meet Miiya: a kids wearable that’s being designed to nudge kids to be more active, while also offering security features for parents to help alert them if their child has wandered too far away. It’s aimed at children aged from four- to 10-years-old, and is currently in development, as its French …

The Imitation Game: how Alan Turing played dumb to fool US intelligence

On 12 November 1942, the mathematician Alan Turing arrived in New York, bound for Washington DC and the headquarters of the US Secret Service, an organisation now known as the CIA. More than 500 American ships had been sunk by German U-boats since the US began sending supplies across the Atlantic …

8 Netflix Tricks You Just Can't Live Without

One of the main reasons Netflix is so popular is because of its simplicity. It’s painfully easy to queue up a movie on your laptop, video game …

On Eminem's Fifteenth Anniversary, His Act Feels More Tired Than Ever

Eminem’s first major album, <i>The Slim Shady LP</i>, came out in 1999, kicking off a career that would seem to have burned too brightly for any claims on …

Shia LaBeouf Says He Was Raped During His #IAMSORRY Art Project in February

In what is continuing to be a difficult year for Shia LaBeouf, the 28-year-old is now claiming that he was raped during his February art show.<p>For his …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser trailer – eight things we learned

Photograph: PR<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/11/28/1417196200841/4cab4be2-3874-4488-ae6b-8790d20f3f2a-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: …

New Facebook Rules Will Sting Entrepreneurs

Network to Remove Unpaid Plugs in User News Feeds<p>Chrisy Bossie built a $100,000-a-year gemstone e-commerce business by sharing information about her products on her company’s Facebook page several times a week.<p>“Steals in the Shop! I have a TON of new 36-inch-long necklaces, most priced at $15, …

Entrepreneurship

Why Are Companies Still Avoiding Telecommuting?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The technology is here. People are already “connected” by phone, tablet, or computer during every waking moment. High-speed broadband Internet is used in 72 percent of U.S. homes. Multiple studies show that productivity increases when …

This Is the Best Samsung Galaxy S5 Case You Can Buy

Paul Thompson—FPG/Getty Images<p>Keystone/Holton/Getty Images<p>Kypros/Getty Images<p>Lyn Alweis—Denver Post/Getty Images<p>Bill Dow—NBC/Getty Images<p>Mark …

The quest for a reactionless spacecraft thruster

<i>The torsion balance is contained in an evacuated lucite cylinder. The hardwood frame is leveled and stabilized with lead weights (gray bricks, in the</i> …

Former Russian spy Anna Chapman features in Putin army recruitment video

Miss Chapman, who was deported from the US, is seen firing a Kalashnikov and training with elite Russian guards in the promotional video<p>Former spy Anna Chapman has been filmed training with an elite Russian tank division as the Kremlin seeks to boost support for its war machine.<p>Miss Chapman, 32, …

Why there won't be a male pill any time soon

The science to produce a male contraceptive pill is in place, so why aren't big pharmaceutical companies interested? In an extract from his new book, Peter Lloyd finds out<p>When I enter Professor Lee Smith’s office at the University of Edinburgh’s <b>Centre for Reproductive Health</b>, two things strike me: …

Michael Brown shooting: What Darren Wilson told the Ferguson grand jury

<b>(CNN) —</b> Grand jury proceedings are secret, and when no indictment is handed down -- as was the case for Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson -- the files remain locked up.<p>But in an unusual step after a grand jury deliberation, transcripts of testimony that jurors heard considering Michael Brown's …

Nationwide Protest over Ferguson

Justice

Protesters torch police car in another tense night in Ferguson

As midnight approaches, the tension here gets thicker. Everyone fears that just like Monday, things could turn violent at any moment.<p>Outside the City Hall, crowds flip a police cruiser on its side briefly, break out its windows, then set it on fire. Police move in quickly to put it out. They use …

Astronauts Levitate Molten Orb Of Metal In Space

A ball of fire in the sky may answer a very terrestrial mystery<p>Behold the fiery sphere of pain in the heavens! No, not the sun, this one is much, much closer to Earth, and much stranger still. Aboard the International Space Station, scientists have an electromagnetic levitator that lets them …

Pioneering new injection to cure heart failure without need for major surgery

The technique, which involves a simple injection, could aid the recovery of hundreds of thousands of heart failure patients - and could even consign heart transplants to history.<p>A pioneering new treatment that allows damaged hearts to recover without the need for major surgery is being trialled by …

Nanosheet burn dressing clings to uneven skin

Even with advances in gels and dressings, burns remain a difficult injury to treat. This applies particularly to parts of the body where the skin …

Bee, scorpion and snake venom may hold cancer cure

It's ancient medicine with a sci-fi-sounding twist.<p>A scientist at the University of Illinois, Dipanjan Pan, and his team say they may have found a way to stop cancer cell growth, according to a paper presented at the American Chemical Society conference this week.<p>The work is in very early stages, …

This camera can snap chemical reactions at a trillionth of a second

You know those high-speed cameras used to film mesmerizing ultra slo-mo videos? They're downright slow compared to this one developed by researchers from The University of Tokyo and Keio University in Japan. The 12-man science team has just revealed an extremely speedy camera that can take pictures …

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Flying Above Colorado, Photographer Has 'Rare Perspective'

John Wark has had an unusual view of his home state of Colorado. He's a freelance photojournalist who pilots his own plane above the landscape, making pictures of flames and floods, farms and cities as he goes.<p>When he takes flight, he's usually not on a specific assignment, and when he went up to …

Heroic Civilian, Abdul Haji, Rushed Into Kenyan Shopping Mall Shooting To Rescue Families (PHOTO)

In the days following last Saturday's shooting at the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, a photograph of a man in a plaid shirt helping a child to safety went viral.<p>On Thursday, the Telegraph identified the man in the photo as Abdul Haji, the son of a former security minister in the Kenyan …