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World Bodypainting Festival in Austria

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iPad Air 2 vs. iPad Air and older 9.7-in iPads: Worth the upgrade?

Before we jump in, let's break down exactly which iPads we're going to be looking at:<p>iPad Air 2<br>• iPad Air<br>• 4th-gen iPad<br>• 3rd-gen iPad<br>• iPad 2<br>• iPad<p>For each …

Who Is The Hip Hop Jihadi Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary, Linked With James Foley's Murder? Here's 9 Things We Know

A rapper from west London is a key suspect linked with the murder of US journalist James Foley by Islamic State radicals in Iraq.<p>Abdel-Majed Abdel …

US, UK eye rapper as British-born militant who beheaded journalist James Foley

American and British intelligence officials are eyeing a British-born rapper as the militant who beheaded journalist James Foley.<p>A senior Western intelligence official told Fox News that 23-year-old London rapper Abdel Majed Abdel Bary is the suspect believed to be Foley's executioner.<p>U.S. …

The Isis leader's vision of the state is a profoundly contemporary one

What Baghdadi has done is fuse the political Islamists' aim of seizing power with the neo-traditionalists' more global vision<p>Just under a decade ago, a battered militant group then known as al-Qaida in Iraq decided it needed rebranding. A new structure and name were introduced to a sceptical …

5 key questions in the fight against ISIS

ISIS, as the Islamic State jihadists in Iraq and Syria are known, has become the new face of international terrorism in the eyes of the United States and its Western allies.<p>Now the focus in America and abroad has become what will President Barack Obama and other leaders do about it?<p>Here are key …

Iraq crisis: Islamic State savagery exposes limits to Kurdish authority

Special report: Narrative of peshmerga uniting to fight Isis is splintering as factional feuds and pay rows threaten quest for Kurdish statehood<p>• Ghaith Abdul-Ahad on the Shia fighters taking the war to Isis<p>The men on the frontline of Iraqi Kurdistan's fight for existence have been there before; …

US drones begin surveillance flights over Syria

Barack Obama gives go-ahead for intelligence operation which could pave way for air strikes against Islamic State in Syria<p>The US has begun surveillance flights over <b>Syria</b> after President Barack Obama gave his approval, US officials said, in a move that could pave the way for air strikes against …

The Huffington Post

Inside Flipboard / December 17, 2013<p>It’s fascinating to watch the young Huffington Post, like Alexander the Great, slowly conquer the world. First it …

Log in With Google

Inside Flipboard / March 5, 2014<p>Today’s Android update includes the smoothest way yet to create a Flipboard account: simply log in with Google. If …

Get Cosmopolitan on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / February 14, 2014<p>Cosmopolitan Magazine has been around for over 100 years—first as a family magazine, then as a literary magazine. …

Vogue India Finds a Home on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / February 25, 2014<p>When Priya Tanna was hired, at 32, to helm Vogue India in 2007, she was one of the youngest editors running an …

How to get Google Now everywhere

You can get Google Now on your desktop, thanks to the new Google Chrome Beta. Here's how.<p>Google has made it easier to get Google Now on your desktop. If you're unfamiliar with Google Now, it's Google's personal assistant that loads information such as weather, sports scores, traffic, and more in …

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Apple is the next Microsoft, analyst says

Barclays analyst Ben Reitzes says he just doesn't see growth in Cupertino's future, whether it's from a watch or a TV.<p>The first time I ever talked to an analyst, she told me that I was perfectly sane, but merely needed a few hundred Prozac to lighten my burden.<p>This early, troubling experience has …

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Mobile Technology

Apple plans to expand Maiden, NC datacenter with new facility and offices

Apple is planning to build an additional “tactical datacenter” at its facility in Maiden, North Carolina, according to a report by the <i>Hickory Daily Record</i>. The new building will be smaller than the previous addition, coming in at only 14,246 square feet, and will house additional server hardware …

Google, Samsung strike patent cross-licensing deal

The two companies are pretty vague about the terms but take veiled shots at Apple.<p>Google and Samsung on Sunday unveiled a broad, long-term cross-licensing deal that will cover their existing patents as well as those filed over the next 10 years.<p>The two companies provided essentially no details …

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Mike Tyson: All I once knew was how to hurt people. I've surrendered now

The last great undisputed heavyweight champion of the world opens up about the pain of losing his daughter, drug addiction and his ongoing battle to escape the shackles of his violent past • Gallery: Iron Mike: Tyson's turbulent career – in pictures • Six fights that made him the most feared man on …

Cyber-Harassment Is Real: Share Your Worst Online Creep Stories Here

One of the stickiest issues in the conversation about combating online harassment is the fact that it's, you know, online. The perpetrator is inside …

Take a Visual Tour of the World's Most Modern Slaughterhouse

Right, I'm going to kick off this post by saying that I am not a squeamish person. I love food, I love meat, and I particularly love pork. In an …

Interested in beta testing apps? Here's some links to get started

Part of the magic of Android is that it is an open experience that caters to all kinds. To name just a few types of users: we have casual users, first-time smartphone owners and hardcore power users. For the latter, there are plenty of ways to take your Android experience up a notch, including …

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Google Glass User Questioned by Feds at Movie Theater

Homeland Security detained the man at the behest of the MPAA.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>If you're planning to head out and catch a movie at your local theater …

Inside the government's case against Silk Road

This weekend, <i>The New York Times</i> took a long look at the federal case against Ross Ulbricht, alleged organizer of the online drug market Silk Road. The <i>Times</i> takes a particularly close look at how the government tracked down the precise location of the Silk Road's overseas server, which Ulbricht's …

Google bans Chrome extensions purchased to deliver adware

Rogue extensions were replacing links with ads<p>Google has removed two Chrome extensions from its store due to the way they were serving ads to users. The extensions in question, Add to Feedly and Tweet This Page, both started life as useful additions to Google's web browser, but were soon serving …