Riffle: MIT Creates New Anonymity Network Which Is More Secure Than TOR

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Short Bytes: Researchers at MIT and EPFL have come up with a new anonymity network that is said to be more secure than Tor. It’s a mix network which implements methods like verifiable shuffle and Authentication Encryption. The researchers will showcase it at a tech symposium later this month. MIT is a place where a Read More

Power cuts in Kabul follow explosion

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A loud explosion was heard in the Afghan capital Kabul in the early hours of Monday local time and power appeared to be cut in parts of the city, it has been reported. The cause of the blast was unclear in its immediate aftermath, the Reuters news agency said. It came about a week after Read More

Hope for ‘end of Aids’ is disappearing, experts warn

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Efforts to combat Aids in Africa are seriously faltering, with drugs beginning to lose their power, the number of infections rising and funding declining, raising the prospect of the epidemic once more spiralling out of control, experts have warned. The UN has set a target of 2030 for “the end of Aids”, which has been Read More

Why is the nexus of almost every Cleantech Crash Crime, at DOE, Kliener Perkins and Google?

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 FOR PROOF, SEE: https://crimesquad1.wordpress.com/bibliography/ http://www.cbsnews.com/news/cleantech-crash-60-minutes/ https://departmentofenergyoverwatch.wordpress.com/2016/02/26/applicant-v-v-c-v-vehicle/ https://departmentofenergyoverwatch.wordpress.com/2016/02/26/article-who-is-californias-new-green-cleantech-czar-gary-kreman/ https://departmentofenergyoverwatch.wordpress.com/2016/02/25/article-how-google-took-over-the-white-house-2/ https://departmentofenergyoverwatch.wordpress.com/2016/02/23/articles-google-facing-multiple-national-investigations/ https://departmentofenergyoverwatch.wordpress.com/2016/02/22/articles-eu-puts-google-boss-under-grilling-in-brussels-for-antitrust-talks-on-googles-manipulation-of-web-and-politics/ https://departmentofenergyoverwatch.wordpress.com/2016/02/19/article-google-is-operating-an-illegal-private-corporate-international-government/ https://departmentofenergyoverwatch.wordpress.com/2016/02/25/article-steven-chu-de-funded-fuel-cells-and-hydrogen-electric-energy-because-it-competed-with-his-stock-portfolio/ https://departmentofenergyoverwatch.wordpress.com/2016/02/11/news-clipping-how-a-group-of-silicon-valley-billionaires-tried-to-stage-a-take-over-of-the-u-s-government/  And thousands more evidence items available. See your regional FBI, SEC, GAO, FTC, EU contact for additional… Read More

Tokyo elects first female governor

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Tokyo has elected its first female governor after a foul-mouthed campaign of misogyny and mudslinging. Yuriko Koike claimed victory after exit polls and early vote counts pointed to a strong lead for the former defence and environment minister. “I will lead Tokyo politics in an unprecedented manner, a Tokyo you have never seen,” she said Read More

Donald Trump has ‘black soul’, says father of fallen Muslim US soldier

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The parents of a Muslim American soldier killed in Iraq said on Sunday Donald Trump was a “black soul” and dismissed his claims to have experienced sacrifice, after the Republican presidential nominee insulted their family. Related: Trump attacks Muslim father’s Democratic convention speech Amid widespread astonishment at Trump’s conduct, the father and mother of 27-year-old Read More

Amazon patents a noise-canceling headphone that automatically turns off when it detects certain sound patterns, frequencies or key words like a name.

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Amazon might be coming out with a noise-canceling headphone that automatically turns off when someone yells your name. USPTO.gov Here in New York City, noise-canceling headphones are as important as comfortable walking shoes. I throw a set in my bag every morning to fight the sound of shrilly subway trains, noisy construction crews and that Read More

Windows 10 Anniversary update now requires driver developers to purchase a $600 EV certificate, or they will not be allowed to create drivers.

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By Martin Brinkmann on July 28, 2016 in Windows – Last Update:July 28, 2016 17 Microsoft announced recently that the upcoming version 1607 of Windows 10, known as the Anniversary Update, will only load kernel mode drivers that are digitally signed by Microsoft. The change won’t affect all systems however the company notes, as only Read More

Google’s purpose in life: POLITICAL MANIPULATION!

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Google’s purpose in life: POLITICAL MANIPULATION! By Winton Lee, Andrew Vester. Originally submitted to Politico Google, in their attempt to rig elections and public perceptions, tried to get away with only removing defamations and character assassinations in French, on French sites under the dot “FR” domain. Google tries to ignore the fact that everybody reads Read More

Kim Dotcom’s lawyer will also represent alleged KickassTorrents founder

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Ira Rothken (left) has been representing Kim Dotcom since 2012. Ira Rothken reader comments 53 Share this story Just over a week ago, federal authorities announced the arrest of Artem Vaulin, a Ukrainian man that they say is the mastermind of KickassTorrents (KAT), which was the world’s largest BitTorrent search site until recently. Vaulin, 30, Read More

Germany train attack could prompt rethink of counter-terrorism policy

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German security services could be forced to rethink their counter-terrorism strategy after what experts regard as the first “lone wolf” attack by an asylum seeker on German soil. A 17-year-old Afghan armed with an axe and a knife attacked passengers on a regional train in northern Bavaria on Monday evening, seriously injuring four Chinese tourists Read More

The return of the Luddite president | “Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton would each bring a tech-challenged record to the White House”

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Whether Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump wins the White House, one thing seems sure: The U.S. will get a president with scant first-hand understanding of modern technology. Clinton’s tech travails are all over the headlines, including the lax security of her home-brewed email server and her documented struggles with fax machines — and the recently Read More

Melbourne street artist behind racy Hillary Clinton mural has Instagram account deleted: “It’s fine to go on and do a mural on Trump, but when I go and do one on Hillary Clinton, my account is gone.”

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Controversial Melbourne street artist, Lushsux, has been removed from Instagram following a provocative mural of Democratic nominee, Hillary Clinton. Lushsux reportedly awoke this morning to find his account had been wiped from the popular social media site. He had more than 100,000 Instagram followers and has been painting for around 16 years. The local artist Read More

Cas upholds Rio Olympics ban on 68 Russian athletes

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The court of arbitration for sport upheld the ban on Russia’s track and field team from competing at the Rio Olympic Games and in doing so dramatically increased the pressure on the International Olympic Committee to extend such a ban to other Russian sports. The IOC president, Thomas Bach, who is a close friend of Read More

More than 100 tech industry leaders say Trump presidency would be ‘disaster for innovation’

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(Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images) Tweet Share Share on Facebook Tweet Share Pin Share Although Donald Trump just lined up Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel for a Republican National Convention speech, a new open letter makes it clear that much of the tech industry remains concerned about the prospect of a Trump presidency. In the letter, posted today Read More

New species of Pacific beaked whale confirmed

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Scientists have confirmed that a mysterious, unnamed species of beaked whale roams the northern Pacific Ocean. Sightings of the creature, which has a bulbous head and a beak like a porpoise, had been reported by Japanese fishermen, who call them karasu or ravens, but it was previously unknown to science. It has yet to be Read More

Password sharing is not a federal crime… But it is still illegal in Tennessee

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4351 points · Samsung Galaxy S7 Active Isn’t Actually Waterproof, Says Consumer Reports 963 points · Corrupt agent who investigated Silk Road is suspected of another $700k heist 115 points · Verizon’s new data plans are woefully outdated Password sharing is not a federal crime… But it is still illegal in Tennessee · Pokémon Go’s Read More

“In 2010, Finland became the first country in the world to make Internet access a legal right. Now, there are plans to make access to a 100 Mbit/s Internet a legal right for all citizens.”

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Planet Earth is becoming hyperconnected. This transformation is called the Internet of Things, Connected Devices, Programmable World, and many other names. As a result, we are at a major crossroad. What are the conditions under which this change becomes the guiding development of our time? How can we support positive change and use technology to Read More

"In 2010, Finland became the first country in the world to make Internet access a legal right. Now, there are plans to make access to a 100 Mbit/s Internet a legal right for all citizens."

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Planet Earth is becoming hyperconnected. This transformation is called the Internet of Things, Connected Devices, Programmable World, and many other names. As a result, we are at a major crossroad. What are the conditions under which this change becomes the guiding development of our time? How can we support positive change and use technology to Read More

Federal Court Now Calls Nick Denton a “LIAR”!

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A Florida judge said Gawker founder Nick Denton “misled” the court about the value of his company — and punished him by ruling that Hulk Hogan could start seizing his assets. Denton told Judge Pamela Campbell in June that Gawker Media Group, Inc. was worth $276 million. He didn’t have the cash to post the Read More

Nice massacre victims mourned as French investigators search for motive

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French investigators are scrambling to establish why a 31-year-old French-Tunisian with no obvious links to terror groups or radicals rented a 19-ton truck and killed at least 84 people, including 10 children, on the seafront in Nice, in France’s third massacre of civilians in 18 months. Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel, a chauffeur, petty criminal and father who Read More

Hissène Habré ordered to pay millions for crimes against humanity in Chad

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The former dictator of Chad has been ordered to pay millions of dollars to victims of rape, torture and bereavement by a court in Senegal. Hissène Habré, who in May was convicted of crimes against humanity by the Extraordinary African Chambers, a court set up specifically to try him, must pay his victims up to Read More

The Congressional Investigation Archive of the Entire Energy Department Scandal.

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THE BIGGEST CORRUPTION CASE IN MODERN HISTORY IS STILL HAPPENING IN WASHINGTON, DC! From the new book: “THE SILICON VALLEY MAFIA: From Computer Chips to Gun Clips” “…Silicon Valley campaign finance oligarchs ( John Doerr, Eric Schmidt, Steve Westly, Richard Blum, Larry Page, Elon Musk, Reid Hoffman, Vinod Khosla and the “PayPal Mafia” Cartel) made Read More

Swedish government wants to find out if Swedes are having less sex

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The Swedish government is launching a major study of the sex lives of its citizens after reports that lovemaking is on the wane. The public health minister, Gabriel Wikstrom, noted that the last thorough study of Swedes’ sex habits had been 20 years ago. Since then, media reports have pointed to a decrease in sexual Read More

Microsoft faces two new lawsuits over aggressive Windows 10 upgrade tactics

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Microsoft is facing more legal trouble over its handling of Windows 10 upgrades. Microsoft is facing two more lawsuits over the company’s questionable Windows 10 upgrade tactics. Both suits are seeking class-action status. The first suit was filed in U.S. District Court in Florida. It alleges that Microsoft’s Windows 10 upgrade prompts “violated laws governing Read More

Airline pilots complain of dangerous fatigue in leaked documents

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Airline pilots describe being pushed to the limit and warn about the impact on flight safety in a cache of leaked documents that give a unique and occasionally hair-raising insight into the aviation industry. Crews complain about fatigue and potentially dangerous schedules at a leading budget airline, which is already under pressure following a crash Read More

Google search connects Trump’s book to Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’ | Fox News

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(Screenshot from google.com) This story has been updated to reflect the removal of the “Mein Kampf” image and to include a statement from Google.  Google’s search function has been thrust into the spotlight again for connecting Donald Trump and Adolf Hitler.  On Wednesday, typing the name of Trump’s 2015 book “Crippled America” into a Google Read More

No words as Pope Francis visits Auschwitz death camp in silence

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Pope Francis visited the Nazi death camps of Auschwitz-Birkenau on Friday, walking beneath the infamous gates emblazoned with the words “arbeit macht frei” – work sets you free. After arriving at the museum and memorial to the 1.1 million people killed at Auschwitz-Birkenau during the war, the pope sat alone on a bench for several Read More

Yes, you can turn Cortana off in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update

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Seeing as another major round of updates to Windows 10 is about to take place next week it only makes sense to see some fear-inducing articles. In fairness, the articles themselves aren’t that bad (see PC World) as the content mostly explains away the so-called controversy. Nonetheless in the age of “I only read the Read More

See The Congressional Investigation Archive of the Entire Energy Department Scandal

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See The Congressional Investigation Archive of the Entire Energy Department Scandal See the crazy billionaires, the exploding batteries and the political kick-backs that led to some of the biggest political corruption in U.S. history. From the character assassinations to actual murders, these are the original investigation records that forced over 50 of the top players Read More

Silicon Valley…Out of ideas?

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The former child bride who is using her story to liberate Afghan women

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When Zahra Yaganah was a child, her mother beat her three times. Once for dropping a tray of glasses. Twice for allowing the food to burn because she was so absorbed reading Victor Hugo’s Les Misérables. Yaganah was 11, and already bookish. Growing up as an Afghan refugee in Iran, she learned from her mother Read More

Bee Sperm Havoc Leads To Less Honey

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Leading insecticide cuts bee sperm by almost 40%, study shows Discovery provides possible explanation for increasing deaths of honeybees in recent years, according to scientists Previous studies have shown how neonicotinoids reduce the number bumblebees queens produced. Photograph: Richard Becker/Alamy Stock Photo Damian Carrington @dpcarrington Wednesday 27 July 2016 01.00 EDT Last modified on Wednesday 27 Read More

Elon Musk Wants To Kill You All With His Space X Rocket Rides: Space Gives You Heart Disease And Gamma Radiation Cancer

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Apollo deep space astronauts five times more likely to die from heart disease First long-term study into health of Apollo crews shows deep space missions might take their toll, exposing astronauts to blood vessel-damaging radiation A 1969 crew portrait of Apollo astronauts Neil Armstrong, left, Michael Collins, centre, and Buzz Aldrin. Photograph: AP/Nasa Nicola Davis Read More

Gary Johnson: I’d Consider Pardoning Snowden, Manning

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The Libertarian Party candidate expressed his willingness to consider pardons for many high-profile convicts of hacking and computer-related crimes The U.S.’s most popular third-party presidential candidate says he would “consider” pardoning the highest profile convicts of computer-related crimes in the country, including Chelsea Manning, Ross Ulbricht, and Jeremy Hammond. Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson, a former Read More

Rudy Giuliani suggests Muslims on US watchlist should wear GPS bracelets

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Former New York City mayor, who is advising Donald Trump on national security, says electronic tags should be considered for those on terrorism lists Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani has suggested the US government should put electronic monitoring bracelets on Muslims who are on the federal government’s terror watchlist. “I would think that’s Read More

Former Mexico cartel leader guilty of killing DEA agent moved to house arrest

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Ernesto ‘Don Neto’ Fonseca Carrillo, 86-year-old co-founder of the Guadalajara Cartel convicted in 1985 killing, has been transferred from prison Drug lord Ernesto “Don Neto” Fonseca Carrillo, who was convicted in the 1985 killing of a US Drug Enforcement Administration agent, has been transferred from prison to house arrest to serve out the remainder of Read More

Campaign launched to discourage refugees from heading to Europe

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Aware Migrants features video testimonials from refugees who have made it from Africa to Italy but endured abuse in transit Italy and a refugee rights group are turning to Facebook and Twitter as part of a new social media campaign to try to dissuade African refugees from making the treacherous journey to Europe over the Read More

IMF's own watchdog criticises its handling of eurozone crisis

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Fund was over-optimistic, failed to spot scale of problem and gave impression it was treating Europe differently, says report The IMF’s handling of the financial crisis in the eurozone has been criticised by the organisation’s own independent watchdog in a report that says the fund failed to spot the scale of the problem, was guilty Read More

Norway considers moving a mountain to raise Finland’s spirits

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Norwegian government considers shifting border to gift its Nordic neighbour a peak that would become its highest point What do you give a country that has 188,000 lakes for a birthday present? Its highest mountain back, obviously. Norway’s government has confirmed that for the centenary of Finland’s independence next year it is considering moving the Read More

Turkey builds ‘traitors’ cemetery’ for insurgents who died in failed coup

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Those who died in attempt to overthrow government denied funeral services and as country continues with crackdown Tucked in the back corner of a construction site for a new dog shelter in eastern Istanbul lies a freshly dug, unmarked grave – the first in the new “traitors’ cemetery” created specifically to hold the bodies of Read More

Taliban in disarray as the search for a new leader gets under way

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The Taliban’s search for a new leader to replace Mullah Akhtar Mansoor, who was killed by a US drone strike in Pakistan on Saturday, is unlikely to be swift or smooth, analysts have said. As Mansoor’s charred, decapitated remains lay unclaimed in a military hospital in the city of Quetta on Monday, discussions over his Read More

After Normandy, we must open the church doors wide | Sally Smith

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The murder of Father Jacques Hamel shows churches are targets for terror. But let’s resist the temptation to separate ourselves from our Muslim neighbours As we begin to absorb the horrifying events that have taken place in France, including this week the particularly evil attack on Father Jacques Hamel, who was murdered in the church Read More