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New Tech to Watch: Automated Vehicle Occupancy Detection

Xerox’s Automatic Vehicle Passenger Detection Journalists and transparency activists across the country have done a phenomenal job of shining light on how local law enforcement…

​Yemen suffers vital food and aid shortages as shelling continues

Published time: April 28, 2015 03:36Edited time: April 28, 2015 04:39 Reuters / Mohamed al-Sayaghi Amid constant shelling by the Saudi-led coalition, Yemen is struggling…

Guns'n'gadgets: Cutting-edge military & space tech at upcoming Army-2015 expo

Published time: April 27, 2015 14:30 RIA Novosti / Pavel Lisitsyn The Russian Defense Ministry is preparing to unveil the newest examples of military equipment…

Friend in deed: Chinese student carries classmate to lessons for 3 years

Published time: April 27, 2015 06:27 Image from weibo.com Chinese hearts have been melted by the story of a student who’s been carrying his disabled…

‘We got lucky with Russia’: US citizen’s family to RT after Yemen evacuation

Published time: April 25, 2015 11:50Edited time: April 25, 2015 14:02 People inspect the site…

When Congress Heads Home, Head to Your Elected Representatives’ Office or Town Hall

When your elected representatives are in their home-districts, it’s a chance for you to hear—in…

7.7-magnitude earthquake strikes Nepal, felt in India

Published time: April 25, 2015 06:33 A 7.7-magnitude earthquake has struck 80km east of the…

‘Protest against nuclear policy’: Japan’s radioactive drone pilot turns himself in

Published time: April 24, 2015 22:24 Police and security officials stand around a tarpaulin covering…

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EFF: Obama’s new cybersecurity proposal recycles ideas that should be left on the shelf

EFF: Obama’s new cybersecurity proposal recycles ideas that should be left on the shelf

More needs to be done to protect cyberspace and enhance computer security. But President Obama’s cybersecurity legislative proposal recycles old ideas that should remain where they’ve been since May 2011:…

Hackers hijack Pentagon social media accounts to post pro-Islamic State messages

Hackers hijack Pentagon social media accounts to post pro-Islamic State messages

By End the Lie Major Pentagon social media accounts were hacked Monday by a group that posted pro-Islamic State messages and threatened American troops. Read more: “Reports: woman hunted by…

Reports: woman hunted by police over Paris attacks left country last week

Reports: woman hunted by police over Paris attacks left country last week

By End the Lie Hayat Boumeddiene, the 26-year-old female suspect in the attacks on the Charlie Hebdo offices and a Jewish supermarket, reportedly left France for Syria several days before…