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Hospital hack 'exploited Heartbleed' Hospital hack 'exploited Heartbleed' 08/20/2014 05:54 AM
A leading security expert alleges that hackers made use of the Heartbleed flaw to steal the personal details of 4.5 million healthcare patients.
Samsung-made Nook tablet announced Samsung-made Nook tablet announced 08/20/2014 11:31 AM
Barnes & Noble unveils a customised version of a budget Samsung tablet that replaces a model it used to make itself.
Taxi firm Uber to deliver groceries Taxi firm Uber to deliver groceries 08/20/2014 09:27 AM
Taxi firm Uber is trialling a same-day delivery service for more than 100 grocery goods in Washington DC.
Google removes 12 BBC News links Google removes 12 BBC News links 08/19/2014 11:17 AM
Google has now removed a total of 12 BBC News stories from some search results in response to controversial EU "right to be forgotten" laws.
HTC unveils cheaper Windows M8 phone HTC unveils cheaper Windows M8 phone 08/19/2014 09:33 AM
The handset maker HTC has unveiled a new smartphone that runs a Windows Phone operating system - the first in more than two years.
Google cars 'designed to speed' Google cars 'designed to speed' 08/19/2014 04:56 AM
Google's driverless cars are programmed to occasionally exceed speed limits by up to 10mph, says the project's lead engineer.
Islamic State shifts to new platform after Twitter block Islamic State shifts to new platform after Twitter block 08/19/2014 07:24 AM
A sustained clampdown on the Twitter presence of Islamic State (IS) has forced the hardline jihadist group to explore less well-known social media platforms, setting up a string of accounts on the privacy-focused Diaspora.
Pentagon researches hi-tech tank Pentagon researches hi-tech tank 08/19/2014 04:31 AM
The research arm of the US military is looking into designs for new, hi-tech tanks, focusing less on armour and more on mobility and speed.
US health data hack hits 4.5 million US health data hack hits 4.5 million 08/18/2014 11:09 AM
A major US hospital group said it was the victim of a cyber-attack resulting in the theft of 4.5 million people's personal data.
Facebook tags satire in news feeds Facebook tags satire in news feeds 08/18/2014 05:43 AM
Facebook is testing a new feature that warns users of satirical content posted from sites like the Onion.

CNN


E-readers bring hope to Africa's schools E-readers bring hope to Africa's schools 08/20/2014 12:38 PM
Heaps of trash pile up for miles in Kibera, a district of Nairobi that houses nearly 1 million people and is one of the poorest slums in the world. Aluminum shanties fill the horizon, and an odor of urine cuts through the air. A man trots through the narrow, unpaved streets on a camel.
2022 World Cup city rises in the desert 2022 World Cup city rises in the desert 08/19/2014 07:41 AM
Grab a glimpse of the near future. Plans for the desert city of Lusail include man-made islands and a host arena for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
'Dungeons & Dragons' goes digital 'Dungeons & Dragons' goes digital 08/20/2014 07:48 AM
The world of Dungeons & Dragons, the iconic role-playing game that has captivated millions since the 1970s, is more than just rolling dice on a table top. In 2014, it is computer games, books, online comics, miniature figurines and more, aimed at staying relevant in a digital age.
2022 World Cup city rises in the desert 2022 World Cup city rises in the desert 08/19/2014 07:41 AM
Grab a glimpse of the near future. Plans for the desert city of Lusail include man-made islands and a host arena for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
A mind-reading headband pours beer A mind-reading headband pours beer 08/18/2014 08:44 AM
Behold the $300 headband that does everything from pour your beer, levitate your chair, and calm you down, simply by reading your brain waves.
Image overload: Help us, NASA says Image overload: Help us, NASA says 08/17/2014 10:30 AM
NASA is asking for your help analyzing hundreds of thousands of images that astronauts have taken from space.
Social media talks 'the talk' Social media talks 'the talk' 08/18/2014 08:44 AM
If you're African-American, you might have gotten "the talk."
2022 World Cup city rises in the desert 2022 World Cup city rises in the desert 08/19/2014 07:41 AM
Grab a glimpse of the near future. Plans for the desert city of Lusail include man-made islands and a host arena for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
'Dungeons & Dragons' goes digital 'Dungeons & Dragons' goes digital 08/20/2014 07:48 AM
The world of Dungeons & Dragons, the iconic role-playing game that has captivated millions since the 1970s, is more than just rolling dice on a table top. In 2014, it is computer games, books, online comics, miniature figurines and more, aimed at staying relevant in a digital age.
This mind-reading headband pours beer This mind-reading headband pours beer 08/18/2014 08:42 AM
Behold the $300 headband that does everything from pour your beer, levitate your chair, and calm you down, simply by reading your brain waves.

Associated Press


Apple's stock bounces back to hit a new high Apple's stock bounces back to hit a new high 08/20/2014 12:51 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Apple's stock touched a new high Wednesday, reflecting investors' renewed faith in CEO Tim Cook's ability to outwit the competition and expand the technological hit factory built by the late Steve Jobs....
Review: Video blackouts impede baseball online Review: Video blackouts impede baseball online 08/20/2014 12:54 PM
LA PORTE, Ind. (AP) -- Major League Baseball shows what can be done right when it comes to making its games available on the Internet. It also underscores frustrations fans have with online sports coverage in general: The business of sports is set up to feed TV sets, and Internet viewers are an afterthought....
MLB online chief optimistic on relaxing blackouts MLB online chief optimistic on relaxing blackouts 08/20/2014 12:45 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- An easing of blackout restrictions on Major League Baseball games online could come as early as next season, according to the head of baseball's online business....
Pet-friendly dating sites match up people, pooches Pet-friendly dating sites match up people, pooches 08/20/2014 11:04 AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- On these dating sites, a passion for pets will help you find more than just puppy love....
B&N, Samsung unveil reading-focused Nook tablet B&N, Samsung unveil reading-focused Nook tablet 08/20/2014 11:06 AM
NEW YORK (AP) -- Barnes & Noble and Samsung unveiled a new reading-focused tablet that will replace the bookseller's own Nook tablets....
No photos: Parents opt to keep babies off Facebook No photos: Parents opt to keep babies off Facebook 08/19/2014 07:25 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- Behold the cascade of baby photos, the flood of funny kid anecdotes and the steady stream of school milestones on Facebook....
Tips for parents: To post or not to post? Tips for parents: To post or not to post? 08/19/2014 01:07 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- Privacy-wary parents are increasingly pausing before they post photos, names and other information about their wee ones on social media. Some are choosing a complete blackout, while others opt for nicknames and a few carefully selected snapshots....
Ballmer steps down from Microsoft board Ballmer steps down from Microsoft board 08/19/2014 05:39 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is stepping down from the company's board, closing a chapter on 34 years with the software giant....
Uber hires former Obama adviser Plouffe Uber hires former Obama adviser Plouffe 08/19/2014 04:46 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- Uber is stepping up its political game with a high-powered new hire....
HTC makes Windows version of flagship One phone HTC makes Windows version of flagship One phone 08/19/2014 09:29 AM
NEW YORK (AP) -- HTC will start making a version of its flagship HTC One phone with Microsoft's Windows software inside....

Courier Mail


Ice Bucket Challenge founder drowns Ice Bucket Challenge founder drowns 08/20/2014 02:20 PM
COREY Griffin, 27, the co-founder of the Ice Bucket Challenge has tragically drowned.
Fund manager’s sex deal outrage Fund manager’s sex deal outrage 08/20/2014 08:10 AM
NETWORKING with fund managers is nerve-racking for start-up founders. One woman got a proposition she did not expect — sex. She was not alone.
Minecraft was a minefield for family Minecraft was a minefield for family 08/20/2014 08:00 AM
POLICE have issued a warning about popular kids’ computer game Minecraft after a Sydney family’s computer was hacked by an overseas player.
Twitter revises policy on the dead Twitter revises policy on the dead 08/20/2014 07:50 AM
TWITTER said it will remove images of dead people if their family asks after a fake image of Robin Williams’ body and James Foley’s beheading were posted.
Mass UFO sighting over city Mass UFO sighting over city 08/20/2014 05:07 AM
HUNDREDS of Texans reported seeing a UFO hovering in the clouds during a storm last week. And caught it on camera.
Did Google Street View kill a dog? Did Google Street View kill a dog? 08/20/2014 04:55 AM
IMAGES on Google Maps show what appears to be one of its Street View cars running over a dog. But is everything what it seems?
Bakery gets its sweet reward over detractors Bakery gets its sweet reward over detractors 08/19/2014 10:00 PM
A MAJOR bakery chain has proved an online disaster can turn into the sweetest of victories. Here’s how to turn a PR disaster into a major win.
iPhone 6 goes back to the future iPhone 6 goes back to the future 08/19/2014 08:07 PM
NEW photos claiming to be the iPhone 6 show Apple has gone back to the original Steve Jobs design, with predictions it will sell 10 million in the first weekend.
How the ice bucket challenge went viral How the ice bucket challenge went viral 08/19/2014 07:55 PM
EVERYBODY who’s anybody has been dunking buckets of water over their heads and posting it online. It’s swept the world but how has it managed to become such a hit?
What are these green lights spotted from space? What are these green lights spotted from space? 08/19/2014 04:25 PM
COULD it be aliens or secret underwater cities? These lights bright enough to be seen from space have been mystifying astronauts, but what are they?
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