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Several World Nations Begin Multistakeholder Meeting on Future of Internet -

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

[WEIRDMEAN] 1518 Dancing Plague: Where Hundreds Danced to Their Deaths -

Friday, April 18, 2014

LIVE ONGOING COVERAGE: The Desperate Search for MH370 -

Monday, April 7, 2014

Earthquake Killing and Injuring Several Off North Chile Triggers Tsunami Alert. -

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

MH370: As Misinformation Grows, Malaysian Government Considering Action Against ‘Manufactured Reports’ -

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Parallel Universe Discovered and Confirmed With Science! War Imminent -

Monday, March 31, 2014

Japan’s Whaling Is Commercial and Not Scientific; International Court of Justice Rules -

Monday, March 31, 2014

What’s Behind the West and Their Anti-Russia Rhetoric Over Crimea? Oil, Power and Greed. -

Sunday, March 23, 2014

5 Dead After Small Plane Crashes in Australia -

Saturday, March 22, 2014

MH370: Maritime Authority Begins Searching Off of Perth After Satellite Shows ‘Debris-like’ Objects -

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Fred Phelps of Westboro Baptist Church Dead -

Monday, March 17, 2014

US Threatens Russia With "a Very Serious Series of Steps" -

Friday, March 14, 2014

The Search for MH370 Boeing 777 Continues as Satellite Imagery Discovers Potential Wreckage -

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Oscar Pistorius Vomits as Court Hears Detailed Autopsy of Shot Girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp -

Monday, March 10, 2014

Mysterious Disappearance of Malaysian Plane Becoming More Complicated -

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Lengthy and Agonising Search for Vanished Malaysian 777 Plane Continues. Long Oil Slick Discovered. -

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Russia, Crimea, Ukraine and the United States of America: Here’s What’s Going On. -

Friday, March 7, 2014

Schapelle Corby’s Parole May Be Revoked After “Profiting” From Conviction. -

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Conservatives Get Angry as Comedic Rock Band ‘GWAR’ Decapitate Tony Abbott Effigy -

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

[WORLD in PICTURES] the Extravagance of Viktor Yanukovych’s Mansion Shocks Ukraine -

Monday, February 24, 2014

Bill Gates Involved in New Microsoft CEO’s Transition.

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Not there to rescue Microsoft or to bring it ‘back’ to glory; co-founder Bill Gates is set to shake things up as a product and technology adviser to Satya Nadella, the successor to Steve Ballmer who announced his step-back in August of 2013. Those who assume that Microsoft is a failing workhorse and that the company needs saving against competition such as Apple, Inc. would be incorrect in doing so as the company reported a 17% profit increase in 2013 despite the Windows 8 and 8.1 dilemmas that theoretically caused them to perform a little less than ordinary. Gates, who…

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Australian Coalition Suggesting More Poorly-Researched Ideas for Better Internet Access: Why HFC Is a Bad Idea.

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Australia’s abysmal internet access and terrible speeds and coverage have been the focus of political debate for several years now, and it’s not at all surprising that the suggestions that have come up recently by the Liberal government (who have been in for about 3 months and haven’t exactly kept their promises on many pre-election claims) are unrealistic and flawed. The NBN (National Broadband Network) has been a problematic introduction from day one. The issue is now the suggestion by the Coalition (Liberal government) to use Hybrid Fibre Coax (HFC) for a good third of all premises. This is the…

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Russia May Ban iPhone in Favour of “More Secure” Android Device

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Fresh from the evidence pool that Apple was in bed with the NSA, Russian lawmakers are concerned about the use of foreign phones such as the Apple iPhone due to the fact the communications made abroad may not be secure enough. Lawmakers have spoken against using Apple’s latest device, the iPhone 5s, stating that the device’s fingerprint-recognition security measure could be storing the prints in US intelligence agency databases; a paranoid idea that isn’t entirely unfeasible after over a year of developments and leaks regarding international spying. The twin-screened Yotaphone, which features a full-colour LCD screen on one side and…

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The Computer Industry’s Shift to Mobile: A Shaky Future for the PC?

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The current trend in the personal computing industry shows that user preference for mobile devices is rising, while demand for full-sized PCs are going down. Projections show that the smartphones and tablets will eventually overtake desktops and laptops in a few years’ time. What do the numbers spell for the future of the modern personal computer? Are the mobile platforms of today becoming more powerful than their non-mobile counterparts? And most importantly, is mobile devices positioning itself to replace the PC?   Social network-driven One of the most essential selling points of the mobile platform is its social networking features….

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Presidential Candidate Ron Paul Uses the UN He Despised to Try Get Him Access to Ownership Rights Over “RonPaul.com”

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Former Congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul wants the domain names “RonPaul.com” and “RonPaul.org” – but in the case of squatters and/or supporters; the usual rules go against using your legal name as the excuse for wanting ownership rights over a website domain that you should have registered or arbitrated yourself. Ron Paul has raised an objection with the UN’s World Intellectual Property Organization asking the agency to grant him ownership of the domains. In the case of sites like Facebook, Google, Twitter – multiple domain suffixes are purchased in advance to stop exploitation and financial blackmail but if, for…

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Business Watchdog: Do SkyDrive’s Terms Give Microsoft the Power to Crack Password Protected Archives?

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Returning to the idea of using Windows 8 and the Surface tablet and automatically being a user of Microsoft’s cloud service “SkyDrive”, we received an interesting set of complaints from a reader wishing to express his distrust in Microsoft’s moderating team for disabling his ENTIRE account for saving part of his hard drive image on his SkyDrive account – which he claims included a password protected zip archive that contained a few “artistic photography shoots” involving a semi-naked lady (reader claims to be a professional photographer). Rather than disabling his private file storage abilities, he claims to have lost access…

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Kim Dotcom Launches MEGA File Storage Service–We Get Early Access.

Some tech news sites may be claiming that the website asks for users to entrust their data with an alleged criminal, but after WordswithMeaning.org’s press review early access – it’s safe to say that Kim Dotcom has created a trustworthy platform for those hesitant about file sharing and using the cloud to store their important files. With a whopping military-grade encryption setup and 50GB of free storage (with plans offering up to 4TB of storage), the endeavour of MEGA.CO.NZ (lol mega cons!) is certainly an interesting development. Let’s see how the public release goes. Here are some screenshots:

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Should We Even Be Concerned About the North Korea Rocket Launch?

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The headlines are abuzz with concern and panic with the news that North Korea is preparing to launch a long-range rocket after its failed attempt earlier this year. The United States have called the NoKor Rocket Launch a “highly provocative act” with U.S. State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland stating that the launch threatens peace and security in the region and that the use of the ballistic missile is in direct violation of U.N. Security Council Resolutions. The U.S. is very quick in its foreign affairs to “condemn” countries and assert that this launch should be a worry in everyone’s mind….

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Disconnected From the World: Syria Vanishes From the Internet

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According to Renesys, a company that monitors global Internet operations, Syria has lost its international Internet connectivity. It’s also speculated that mobile and landline networks have dropped out for many in Syria. According to Renesys co-founder Jim Cowie, all 84 of Syria’s IP address segments have become inaccessible, practically removing the country from the Internet. All customer networks of the Syrian Telecommunications Establishment (the country’s primary autonomous system) are unreachable as of a few days ago. Activists say the Syrian government has shut the Internet down whilst a Syrian government-funded TV station said terrorists had deliberately damaged all possible methods…

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PayPal Founder Announces Plan to Build Colony on Mars.

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Just months after NASA successfully landed the Mars Rover Curiosity, space Transportation Company SpaceX founder Elon Musk has come out with his idea to build a colony on Mars that would hold up to 80,000 willing residents. Musk – who oversaw the first modern construction of the electric car and co-founded PayPal – claims to be “discussing plans” to transport humans to Mars, claiming to ferry 10 people at a time for the measly cost of $US500,000 per passenger even though there is no way to for the Red Planet to support human life at this time. As well as…

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