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Millennials leaving church in droves, study finds

<b>(CNN) —</b> At its core, Christian life is set of sacred traditions linking generations of sacraments and Sunday school lessons, youth ministry morals and family gatherings sanctified by prayer. An unbroken circle, in the words of an old hymn.<p>In modern America, that circle may not be completely shot, …

Religion

The Nasa team keeping tabs on intergalactic death rays

A space mission tracking the most violent explosions in the Universe has just celebrated its 10th anniversary. Richard Hollingham discovers how Swift has changed our view of the cosmos.<p>You do not want to get in the way of a gamma ray burst.<p>“They’re the most luminous, high energy explosions that …

Universe

Samsung introduces the Galaxy Gear smartwatch, a companion watch for your Galaxy devices

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Note 10.1 are here, but what would they be without a companion smartwatch? In a move …

Tube travel: New York to Los Angeles in 45 minutes | ZDNet

Workable or not, it's nice to dream.<p>We've seen an explosion in high-speed transport across the world. The Scramjet aims to go from London to New York …

Brazil protests erupt over public services and World Cup costs

Brazil experienced one of its biggest nights of protest in decades on Monday as more than 100,000 people took to the streets nationwide to express …

Protesters flood Brazilian cities over World Cup spending

Protests by a quarter of a million people have swept Brazil as demonstrators express their anger over the amount of money being invested in the World Cup and an increase in bus fares.<p>After days of demonstrations, described as "legitimate" by Dilma Rousseff, Brazil's president, activists filled the …

Yahoo Announces Data Request Numbers, Says Law Enforcement Has Made Almost 13,000 Requests

(Reuters) - Yahoo Inc said U.S. law enforcement agencies made between 12,000 and 13,000 requests for data in the last six months, the latest in a series of disclosures by technology companies since intelligence leaks showed the extent of government data gathering efforts.<p>The company said the …

Amanda Knox Court Cites Abandoned Theory of Sex Game Gone Wrong

The Italian Supreme Court handling Amanda Knox's murder case released its reasoning today and cited prosecutors' early theory that her roommate …

Edward Snowden: the truth about US surveillance will emerge

The NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has warned that the truth about the extent of surveillance carried out by US authorities would emerge, even if …

The YouTube Paradox And The Off-YouTube Solution

When it comes to video distribution on the Internet, there are few solutions better than YouTube . The company is the No. 1 place to search for and find the video content that viewers want to watch, and for creators it provides a size and scale of audience it can offer videos to.<p>That said, a …

U.S. Government Denies Reports That NSA Listens To Domestic Calls Without Legal Authorization

Yesterday, a CNET story that alleged that the NSA disclosed during a secret Capitol Hill briefing that its analysts can listen to domestic phone calls “simply based on an analyst deciding that,” got a lot of play in the tech and political blogosphere. Today, however, the Office of the Director of …

The Parking Spots That Cost More Than Half A Million Dollars

As it turns out, prime urban parking can be almost as valuable as a single-family home. A Boston woman bought two parking spaces for $560,000 at auction Thursday, winning a tough bidding war that increased by the tens of thousands at each turn.<p>The buyer, Lisa Blumenthal, said the spots will be used …

It's curtains for Songbird

No encore is anticipated, as the iTunes alternative Songbird announces that it has run out of funding.<p>Songbird, an iTunes alternative that originally combined music playback and management with Web-based music discovery, will exit stage left permanently at the end of the month.<p>CEO Eric Wittman …

Apps

Google Fiber Could Reach 8 Million Homes By 2022

How much would it cost Google to become a significant broadband provider and how quickly could that happen?<p>Google’s steps to expand its superfast 1-gigabit-per-second Internet service to Austin, TX and Provo, Utah have prompted financial analysts to fire up their spreadsheets in search of an answer.<p>…

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Inside The Immortality Business

Thanks to a small but devoted core of true believers and an infusion of Silicon Valley research funds, the once-revered, much-reviled science of cryopreservation may itself be coming back from the dead. Welcome to Alcor, where death is merely a temporary setback.

Silicon Valley

10 Mind-Bending Discoveries In Physics

The study of physics is the study of the universe—and more specifically, just how the hell the universe works. It is without a doubt the most …

World Cup 2014: How they stand in the race to Brazil

Europe<p><b>Qualifying places: 13; Nations: 53; Groups: 9 (8 of 6 teams, 1 of 5)</b><p>The nine winners from the group stages, which end in October, will qualify, …

Boundless Informant: the NSA's secret tool to track global surveillance data

The National Security Agency has developed a powerful tool for recording and analysing where its intelligence comes from, raising questions about its …

Behold the NSA’s Dark Star: the Utah Data Center

It’s the ultimate machine of the Paranoid State. Clive Irving on the Orwellian data center rising in Utah.<p>Remember the Stasi, the secret police who …

Sluggish Canon EOS M Autofocus Will Be Up to 2.3x Faster with Firmware Update

There was a great deal of excitement when Canon entered the mirrorless camera market with the EOS M last year, but much of the buzz evaporated when …

SAP strikes again, buying hybris to boost e-commerce push

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Luiz Rocha<p>SAP is goosing its push into what it deems a $37 billion e-commerce market by buying hybris, …

NSA collecting phone records of millions of Verizon customers daily

The National Security Agency is currently collecting the telephone records of millions of US customers of Verizon, one of America's largest telecoms …