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There's a Zombie-Like Security Flaw in Almost Every Android Phone

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Almost every Android phone has a big, gaping security weakness, according to the security startup …

Motorola shows off insane electronic tattoo and 'vitamin authentication' prototype wearables

At the D11 conference today, Regina Dugan, SVP for advanced technology and projects at Motorola, showed off some advanced projects. The first was a prototype electronic tattoo on her arm from MC10, about which she quipped "teenagers might not want to wear a watch, but you can be sure they'll wear a …

WiSee prototype detects gestures from the next room using only Wi-Fi

Researchers at the University of Washington have successfully created a prototype of a system that uses Wi-Fi — and only Wi-Fi — to detect gestures. Called "WiSee," the system cleverly measures the Doppler shifts created by human movement on regular Wi-Fi signals. That means that the system doesn't …

Karma Wants To Make Peer-to-Peer Wi-Fi a Thing

There'll be a day, if one recent Wi-Fi startup has its way, when you switch on your tablet or laptop and the wireless Internet access you need is …

BitTorrent Sync P2P File Storage Service: YouTorrent - Technabob

Cloud storage services like Dropbox are great not just for backing up data but for sharing files with other people as well. BitTorrent is developing …

China to join Russia for largest naval drills with foreign partner

China will join Russia later this week for its largest-ever naval drills with a foreign partner, underlining deepening ties between the former cold …

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China and South Korea urge North Korea to resume nuclear talks

The leaders of China and South Korea called for North Korea to resume negotiations on its nuclear disarmament after a meeting in which they discussed …

Paula Deen’s Accuser Speaks

This is the 'worst restaurant meal in America,' according to health group

The Center for Science in the Public Interest has named the "worst restaurant meal in America" -- they say it's Long John Silver's Big Catch, a $4.99 plate featuring a 7-8 ounce piece of fried haddock, hush puppies and the choice of a side. (The version CSPI tested had onion rings as the side.)<p>The …

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Study: US drone strikes more likely to kill civilians than US jet fire

Drone strikes — billed by President Barack Obama as tactically surgical and less deadly to civilians than conventional air power — are 10 times more likely to cause innocent casualties than bombs or missiles unleashed from U.S. jets, according to a new study based on classified military …

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Academics warn of 'social chasm' on university campuses

Working-class students are less likely to play a full part in university life because of the financial burden of getting through a degree course, according to research.<p>Undergraduates from poor families are forced to miss out on extra-curricular activities to take “mundane” term-time jobs amid a …

Suspected US drone 'kills 17' in north-west Pakistan

<b>At least 17 people have been killed in a suspected US drone strike on a compound in north-west Pakistan, Pakistani officials say.</b><p>At least two missiles were fired at a house in North Waziristan tribal region early on Wednesday, the deadliest drone attack in Pakistan this year.<p>It is the third such …

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Curtis Kile Makes Cross-Country Wheelchair Trek From Michigan To White House For Marijuana Reform

Confined to a motorized chair, Curtis Kile, who has cerebral palsy, thinks marijuana should be legal for all.<p>The 52-year-old pointed his wheels from Taylor, Mich. toward 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue on June 14, a 520-mile trek. He says he's hoping to make his pitch in person to President Barack Obama …

Army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi 'emerges as Egypt's strongman'

Army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who is emerging as Egypt's strongman amid the turmoil sweeping the country, is desperate to end the crisis but without a return to the unpopular military rule of 2011 to 2012, experts say.<p>The army high command's dramatic intervention on Monday with a 48-hour …

Russian Islamist Doku Umarov calls for attacks on 2014 Winter Olympics

The leader of Russia's Islamist movement has lifted a moratorium on attacks inside Russia and called on his rebels to disrupt the upcoming Winter …

Paula Deen pins hopes on SCOTUS

Paula Deen is hoping the Supreme Court’s ruling on gay marriage can help her get a lawsuit for a hostile work environment against her dismissed.<p>The celebrity chef’s lawyers filed a motion asking the court to dismiss the case against her based on standing, citing the court’s ruling on the …

Drone Strike in Pakistan Kills 16 People and Two Sets of New Drone 'Rules'

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A drone strike on a compound in northwestern Pakistan early this morning killed at least 16 people. …

Patients HIV Free After Marrow Transplant

Hassan Rouhani: Iran Government Should Not Filter Internet, Interfere In Private Lives

By Jon Hemming<p>DUBAI, July 3 (Reuters) - President-elect Hassan Rouhani called on Wednesday for the government and powerful clergy to end interference in the private lives of the Iranian people, free up Internet access and allow state media to be more open about Iran's problems.<p>Rouhani's comments …

US independence day fireworks, brought to you by China

<i>This item has been corrected.</i><p>Across the United States tomorrow, Americans will commemorating colonial America’s rejection of imperial British rule. But the fireworks they will set off almost all came from China, a nation not known for its democratic values.<p>The American Pyrotechnics Association …

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