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Japan launches ISS-bound HTV-4 - Video on NBCNews.com

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Worldwide travel alert over al Qaeda threat

A worldwide alert has been issued for all U.S. citizens traveling abroad due to an unspecified terrorist threat, which officials are calling the most serious they’ve seen in years. NBC’s Kristen Welker reports.

12-Year-Old Robs Lemonade Stand With BB Gun in Real Life Little Rascals Story

Crime is no joke, but sometimes it’s at least a little bit adorable. A lemonade stand run by a 10-year-old was robbed on Monday by a 12-year-old with …

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Pentagon Papers Leaker Daniel Ellsberg Praises Snowden, Manning

Daniel Ellsberg, the military analyst who in 1971 leaked the top-secret Pentagon Papers detailing the history of U.S. policy in Vietnam, tells NPR's <i>Weekend Edition Saturday</i> that unlike Bradley Manning and Edward Snowden, he "did it the wrong way" by trying first to go through proper channels — a …

Students hijack US$80m yacht with GPS spoofing - Roadshow

<b>Students from the University of Texas created a custom GPS spoofing device that allowed them to take over a superyacht's navigation system, changing</b> …

What does movie distribution tell us about race?

Movies featuring heavily black casts often don’t open in predominantly white cities like Portland, Maine<p>I don’t want to make too big a deal of this, and perhaps “racism” is too reductive a term to use for the phenomenon, but there’s definitely something not quite right about the way that certain …

Microsoft’s Surface Tablets ‘Officially a Flop’

Lots more bad news for Microsoft and their Surface tablets this week. Microsoft’s most recent financial results filing (for their fiscal year that ended June 30 of this year) show a total of $853 million in revenue from Surface sales – which some are saying is less than they’ve spent on marketing …

Obama Administration Vetoes Ban On Certain iPhones And iPads

President Obama’s administration has vetoed a decision by the United States International Trade Commission to ban the import and sale of a number of Apple products, including models of the iPhone 4 and iPad 2.<p>The ITC announced the ban in June after finding that those devices had violated a patent …

Russian paratroopers attack lone LGBT activist for protesting anti-gay law

Krill Kalugin was attacked for holding a rainbow banner that read, “This is propagating tolerance”<p>A lone gay rights activist was assaulted by a group of former Russian paratroopers in St. Petersburg on Friday. Why? Because he was holding a rainbow banner that read: "This is propagating …

Overstock aggressively challenges Amazon on book prices

Overstock.com announced last Thursday that it would be undercutting Amazon book prices by 10 percent. Not to be outdone, Amazon matches the prices...on some titles.<p>"If they go to 10 cents, I'll go to 9 cents," Overstock CEO Patrick M. Byrne told CNET on Monday about his plan to continue to undercut …

Will Obama veto Samsung's patent ban on the iPhone 4?

Back in June, the US International Trade Commission (ITC) ruled that some older Apple iOS devices (including the iPhone 4 and some 3G-capable iPads) infringed on a Samsung cellular data patent — as a result of the ruling, an import ban was set to stop Apple from bringing any more of the infringing …

For Apple, Switching Suppliers Meant Chasing Cheaper Labor

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>In an almost too predictable pattern, Apple's brand new supplier, Pegatron, is committing some very …

What Do You Think of Orange Is The New Black?

I spent the last week glued to Netflix, watching one thing: Jenji Kohan's Orange Is The New Black.<p>It's a show about a well-educated and sheltered …

Samsung dominates, Apple stalls in Q2 global smartphone shipments

A Samsung Galaxy S4, right, with the older Galaxy S3 behind it.<p>The second quarter of 2013 brought more good news for Samsung but less so for Apple, at least as far as smartphone sales go. But the year isn't over yet — in fact, the toughest fight is yet to come.<p>Tracking firm IDC's numbers on global …