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Whispers, secrets, and the return of anonymity on the web

<b>As our identities become more entrenched on the web, a slew of apps want us to return to an earlier era of anonymity on the internet. But can apps such as Secret - which has just launched on Android - really keep our identities, well, secret?</b><p>Think back to an AOL chatroom.<p>Wait for the modem to sing …

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to Sport 5.7in QHD Display

Samsung's fourth generation Galaxy Note will feature a screen size similar to that of the current Galaxy Note 3, according to a new report.<p>Samsung …

Box Rolls Out Faster Android App With Free Storage for Some Users

Earlier this year, Box unveiled a series of new tools for developers, including new and faster ways to display documents. Now it looks as though the …

Apple Patent Integrates Solar Panels In Touchscreen Display

We have heard various rumors regarding the iWatch. Some have suggested that the device could feature a flexible display, while some rumors claim that …

Galaxy S5 pitted against Moto E with surprising results, highlights the advantage of stock Android

Priced at an extremely aggressive $130, there’s no denying that the Moto E is easily one of the best sub-$150 unlocked Android phones you’ll find no matter where you look. Of course, such a low price point means the specs aren’t going to wow those of us that prefer high-end or even midrange …

PollCat is an Android app for creating your own online polls

Chances are that if you have access to the internet, then you've surely voted in polls on web sites that you've visited. How many times, however, …

Security's future belongs to open source

It's really not a debate question, it's just the way it is. The world runs on Linux and open-source software.<p>The public was with me in my argument …

Microsoft’s new Surface Pro 3 makes the case for a bigger iPad

Microsoft has unveiled its latest tablet computer, the Surface Pro 3. The quick sell: It’s designed to replace both a tablet and laptop with one device—a relatively large tablet with a built-in stand, snap-on keyboard cover, and a fine-tipped stylus for drawing and writing.<p>In a brief test, the …

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Facebook Offering Free Anti-Malware Software to Infected Users

Facebook revealed on Tuesday that it has added free downloads of anti-malware software to its abuse detection and prevention systems for users with infected devices.<p>The service is provided with the help of security software makers F-Secure and Trend Micro. Facebook will recommend one of them based …

Dropbox Buys Bubbli, Will Integrate The 3D Photo Tech Into Its Photo Service

It looks like Dropbox has made another acquisition today in the photo space: it has acquired Bubbli, a startup that has built some innovative ways of incorporating 3D technology into 2D views, and packaging it in a mobile app for ordinary consumers to use.<p>We’re reaching out to get more details from …

Yvette Cooper and David Lammy attack Nigel Farage over 'racist' comments

Nigel Farage,Yvette Cooper,David Lammy,UK Independence party (Ukip),Politics,Race issues,Labour,World news,UK news,Nick Clegg,David Cameron,Romania<p>Shadow home secretary and Labour MP criticise Ukip leader after he said he would not want Romanians living next door<p>Nigel Farage's comments about …

Germs in the Gut May Affect Autism, Study Finds

Health news<p>Bacteria living in the intestines and colon may affect symptoms of autism by breaking down important message-carrying chemicals, researchers reported Monday.<p>They found that children with autism have a very different make-up when it comes to gut germs, compared to children without autism. …

Open letter to Obama calls for new steps to promote change in Cuba

MIAMI (Reuters) - The White House should expand licensed travel for all Americans to Cuba and increase support for civil society on the communist-ruled island, according to an open letter to President Barack Obama signed by an unprecedented group of 44 policy reform advocates and former U.S. …

China's Tianjin to restrict vehicle use to curb pollution

BEIJING (Reuters) - The government of the industrial city of Tianjin in northern China will limit the number of vehicles allowed on roads during heavy smog, state media reported on Monday, in the latest attempt to fight pollution.<p>Smoking chimneys are seen in front of residential buildings in …

Pictured: Last photograph of Cheeki Rafiki sailors who went missing while sailing yacht across Atlantic from Caribbean to Britain

Laughing and smiling, this is the last known photograph of four yachtsmen before they disappeared during a treacherous crossing across the …

Iraq's Maliki 'set to win elections'

Preliminary results show Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki winning largest share of seats in last month's polls.<p>The coalition led by Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's won the most seats in Iraq's parliamentary elections last month, boosting his chances for a third term in office, election officials …

Less Sleep For Little Kids Linked To More Belly Fat Later On

Ask anyone who's dealt with a crabby toddler at the end of the day: Little kids need a lot of sleep. The National Sleep Foundation says that 1- to 3-year-olds, for example, generally need 12 to 14 hours of shut-eye a day.<p>Coming up short does more than put the whole family in a bad mood. Studies …

Super Tough Shark Proteins Could Be Used To Treat Human Diseases

Those proteins are called therapeutic antibodies, which are emerging as potent tools for cancer diagnosis and treatment. The trouble has been that human antibodies are rather delicate: When drug companies try and make them, a lot break apart.<p>Shark antibodies, in contrast, are robust. Now chemists …

Kim Jong-un poses with 'delighted' children at hospital

North Korean leader braves screaming toddlers for a photo call at Taesongsan General Hospital in Pyongyang<p>Kim Jong-un is known to reduce North Koreans to tears, but when a group of babies began screaming during a photo call the Dear Leader took it with good grace.<p>The head of the world's most …

Studies Raise the Ante for Ice Loss From Antarctica and Greenland

Environment<p>Three years' worth of readings from the European Space Agency's CryoSat 2 satellite indicate that Antarctica's ice sheets are losing 159 billion tons of ice per year — which is twice as much as the estimates from previous altimeter surveys.<p>The latest estimates, published in Geophysical …

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Ugandan Nurse Jailed for Negligence Over HIV Exposure

<b>Correction appended, May 22, 2014</b><p>A Ugandan nurse was sentenced on Monday to three years in jail for criminal negligence involving HIV exposure.<p>The …

Floods affect over 1 million in Balkans, destruction "terrifying"

MAGLAJ Bosnia/KRUPANJ Serbia (Reuters) - Bosnia said on Monday that more than a quarter of its 4 million people had been affected by the worst floods to hit the Balkans in living memory, comparing the “terrifying” destruction to that of the country’s 1992-95 war.<p>The extent of the devastation became …

Syria civil war deaths top 160,000, opposition group says

The three-year war in Syria has claimed 162,402 lives, an opposition group said Monday, as the raging conflict shows no signs of abating.<p>The dead include 8,607 children, according to the the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. It said the total numbers included civilians, military members, …

US Charges 5 Chinese Military Hackers in '21st Century Burglary'

Five Chinese military officers were indicted by the U.S. today and charged with hacking U.S. companies to steal industry secrets about nuclear and …

Ukraine crisis: No sign of Russia withdrawal, says Nato

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1078000/1078007_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1537703713_1b9a3a51f4ff88aedde7ef4d4dab9464<p><b>Nato and the US say there is no sign of a withdrawal of Russian troops from areas bordering Ukraine.</b><p>The Kremlin earlier announced units in the Rostov, …