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China Tightens Its Control Of The Internet With Draft Cybersecurity Law

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China’s government is tightening its grip on the internet in the country after it released a new draft cybersecurity law this week. The draft — an English version is available at Chinalawtranslate.com — was released for comments earlier this week — the feedback loop will close in August — but it went unreported by domestic media until Wednesday. There’s […]

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Charity Donation App Tinbox Wants Brands To Fund Free Giving

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Paris based startup Tinbox, which was founded in January last  year by a couple of friends at Warwick University in the U.K., is aiming to make a business out of letting people donate freely to charities of their choice via a mobile app. The mobile-only startup, which has just launched in private beta this week with a […]

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Ebola survivor II, Nancy Writebol: 'We just don't even have a clue what happened'

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Ebola nearly killed Nancy Writebol in July—and it also made her famous, which helped broadcast to the world that it needed to respond more aggressively to what had grown from a small outbreak into an out-of-control epidemic. Writebol, a clinical nurse associate, became ill with the disease while working for the missionary group SIM in […]

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Revealed: How ‘Islamic State’ is run

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(CNN) — Put yourself in the shoes (and sixth-century black robes) of ISIS’ Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the mysterious boss of the terror group that is striking fear into the hearts of leaders around the world. In the past couple of years you’ve managed to avoid drone attacks and survive civil wars, unify militant groups in […]

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Watchdog: Afghan drug war failing

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(CNN) — America’s drug war in Afghanistan is failing badly, a U.S. government watchdog says in a new report. Afghan farmers are growing bumper crops of opium poppies — an unprecedented 209,000 hectares in 2013 — even though U.S. agencies spent $7.6 billion to stop narcotics production in the nation. Afghanistan is the source of […]

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HYP3R’s Location-Based Engagement CRM Wins The “Future Stadium” Category At 1st and Future

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We’ve reached the end of 1st And Future — a sports-centric startup competition thrown as a joint effort between the NFL, Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, and TechCrunch. The final of three categories in the competition today was “The Future Stadium”, focusing on technology that would advance the stadium experience of tomorrow. And the winner […]

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U.S. tracks social media post to bomb terror group

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Washington (CNN)Although ISIS is known for using social media for recruitment purposes, U.S. Air Force intelligence has been using it to track down Islamic State militants, according to Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command. “These guys that are working down at Hurlburt (Florida), they’re combing through social media. And they see some moron […]

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7 steps to take if Avis Car Rental overcharges you

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30M users at an RSS Reader you have probably never heard of! Fashion-centric RSS reader Bloglovin hits 30M users venturebeat.com/2014/09/04/sti… September 4, 2014 7:58 pm

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The Buzz on Death Wish Coffee

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“Like it or not, people look at your Facebook or Twitter when researching vendors” Kaspersky Lab Leverages Social channelmarketerreport.com/2016… January 14, 2016 3:07 pm

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Ron And Topher Conway To Speak At Disrupt SF 2015

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Ron and Topher Conway are the father and son duo behind SV Angel and we’re thrilled to announce that they will be joining us for a live onstage interview at Disrupt SF. SV Angel is an early-stage investment company that has invested in companies like the new product aggregation site Product Hunt, the hot startup mattress […]

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Building falls during Facebook Live

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159 dead; rescuers digging by hand to save survivors

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[This Week in Science] Nepal’s quake-driven landslide hazards

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[This Week in Science] Adjusting hematopoietic hierarchy

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[This Week in Science] Fine-tuned information flow in the brain

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Harvard’s Octobot is the first autonomous machine to be made with all soft robotics

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For years roboticists have been looking into using softer materials for parts rather than the usual metal and plastic — sometimes even building entirely soft robots. But this Octobot from Harvard is the first that not only contains no hard parts but is also entirely autonomous. Robert Wood and Jennifer Lewis, both at the Wyss […]

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‘MegaMIMO 2.0’ wireless routers work together to triple bandwidth and double range

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Wireless interference is one of those things that we tend to not think about, because, well, we can’t see it. But routers are all over the place, sometimes several in a room when you’re in an office, conference, or campus — and make no mistake, it’s an epic battle at the frequencies they share. Some […]

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Why AI consolidation will create the worst monopoly in US history

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Forget Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump — we need a trust-buster like Teddy Roosevelt, who in 1902 attacked the Northern Securities Company, a railroad holding company led by J.P. Morgan and James J. Hill. Amid the flurry of recent tech MA deals, you would be forgiven for missing a relatively quiet acquisition: Apple bought Seattle-based […]

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5 Times You Really, Seriously Need to Go to the ER

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You feel a dull ache in your chest and are unusually short of breath Think about: A heart attack. Everyone knows that crushing chest pain is a hallmark of a heart attack. But that shouldn’t be the only symptom on your radar. Signs can be more subtle in women than in men, says Heather Rosen, MD, […]

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