Samuel A. Moore

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MH17 crash: Ukraine accuses rebels of destroying evidence

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1094000/1094157_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524653035_e224f4612ad5fd6be0db602ee5341f59<p><b>Ukraine has accused pro-Russian militiamen at the site of the Malaysia Airlines crash of trying to destroy evidence of an "international crime".</b><p>For a …

How feds use one “seed” and 3 “hops” to spy on nearly everyone

The U.S. government has tried to reassure critics of its massive phone surveillance program by pointing to “minimization” procedures that are …

Michigan study: Fewer men around? Expect more youth violence

A new study that zeroed in on a single city in Michigan found that where men are scarce, youth were more likely to commit assaults.<p>Researchers from the University of Michigan analyzed youth arrests and<p>U.S. Census Bureaudata for Flint, Mich., an industrial city whose fortunes have risen and fallen …

Tech giants get Obama's ear on NSA

Tech leaders took full advantage of their White House invitation Tuesday, sidestepping a conversation on HealthCare.gov and federal acquisition for one on NSA and surveillance reform.<p>The White House billed the president’s conversation with industry executives as a discussion largely focused on the …

America’s debt fever may be breaking

With the overwhelming approval of a two-year budget by the US House of Representatives, Washington is bowing to the obvious: There is no need for dramatic boycotts of annual spending that end in government shutdowns when public borrowing has stabilized. Is the era of debt panic over?<p>The chart above …

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Ten Million More Android Users' Text Messages Will Soon Be Encrypted By Default

In May of 2010, the security researcher known as Moxie Marlinspike launched TextSecure, a free smartphone app that offered open-source end-to-end encryption for text messages. Now that anti-surveillance software is about to add about ten million users, more than ten times as many as it accumulated …

Gamer Unloads Frustration By Kicking Battlefield 4's Executive Producer From Server

Gamer Unloads Frustration By Kicking Battlefield 4’s Executive Producer From Server<p>by Jonathan Leack Dec 4th, 2013<p><i>Battlefield 4</i> has been a bit of a …

Bitcoins: Widely known and widely misunderstood

Back in the 1980s, when I lived in Nairobi, foreign residents had a simple way of obtaining Kenyan shillings.<p>They'd write a check in, say, U.S. dollars on their U.S. bank accounts to the Indian man who owned the ice cream store down the block. He'd pay over shillings at the current black market …

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The one problem with Dropbox’s $8 billion valuation: The service is too easy to leave

Recently I ran out of space on the consumer-focused cloud storage service Dropbox, which as of this morning is reportedly valued at $8 billion. Dropbox has been (cleverly) backing up all my photos every time I connect my phone to my laptop, encouraging me to fill up my allotted gigabytes and get me …

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Does ESP Exist? 11 Premonitions That Came True

Though some psychologists and natural scientists remain skeptical, many agree telepathic abilities and related phenomena exist.<p>Chris Carter, an …

Ace Patrol: Pacific Skies - The Flight Sim For The Joystick-Challenged

A man’s reach should exceed his grasp, but not when he can’t grasp a joystick. For those of us whose talents are other than eye-hand coordination, flight sims are a misery.<p>That is what makes Sid Meier’s Ace Patrol: Pacific Skies so enjoyable. It’s a turn-based dogfight strategy game, which almost …

Xbox One controller cost over $100 million to develop, smell-o-vision and built-in projector were considered

While Sony was content to toy with radical designs for the PlayStation 4's controller, it turns out Microsoft took a more conservative approach when building the Xbox One's gamepad. GamesBeat scored a look at the controller creation process and discovered that Redmond was reluctant to tweak the …

We’re Getting Really Close to Making a Superpower Reality

The greatest hy­po­thet­ic­al ques­tion of all time may be one step closer to be­ing an­swer­able. No, no one has yet in­ven­ted a horse-sized duck …

Bitcoin hits $700 high as Senate stages hearing on virtual currency

Bitcoin hit new highs on Monday, as the Senate held its first hearing on the controversial virtual currency.<p>The currency topped $700 on the MT Gox exchange, where it is traded, as the Senate discussion began. In April the currency hit a high of $266. Two years ago, Bitcoin was valued at $20.<p>Before …