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Clinton Warns China on Iran Sanctions

China/Japan | YP - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 05:00

The secretary of state told China on Friday that it would face diplomatic isolation if it did not fall in line.

Categories: China/Japan News

How to run a business from a beach in Mexico

G&M Tech - 8 hours 25 min ago

Skype and other videoconferencing technology let small-business owners stay in contact with clients from afar

Categories: Technology

Comcast admits service rep did what he was trained to do

Cnet Web 2.0 - 8 hours 37 min ago

In an internal memo, Comcast's chief operating officer says a customer service call recorded by tech journalist Ryan Block was painful to listen to. He promises changes.

Categories: Web 2.0

Scratching Privacy: What the Internet Can See From Your Cat Pictures

New York Times Tech - 9 hours 5 min ago

Calling attention to “the wave of decreased privacy for all," a professor has shown that photos can reveal the locations of cats and their owners.

Categories: Technology

Judge rules Google must face class action over kids’ in-app purchases

G&M Tech - 9 hours 9 min ago

The parent in the case says her password remained open for 30 minutes after a purchase, leading to her child racking up nearly $70 in charges

Categories: Technology

Bits Blog: Chinese Team Wins Biggest-Ever Prize in Professional Video Gaming

New York Times Tech - 9 hours 15 min ago

The annual tournament for the online battle game Dota 2 concluded on Monday afternoon in Seattle with the five members of Team Newbee each $1 million richer.

Categories: Technology

Bits Blog: Goodwill Investigating Possible Theft of Credit Card Data

New York Times Tech - 9 hours 23 min ago

An unusually high number of fraudulent purchases tied to cards used at its thrift stores led authorities to contact Goodwill on Friday about a possible data breach.

Categories: Technology

Ultimate Convention Hoodie: Assassin's Creed meets geek cred

Cnet Web 2.0 - 9 hours 41 min ago

Conquer the halls of any comic con with a hoodie from Her Universe and Nerdist designed to carry all your swag, from posters to comic books.

Categories: Web 2.0

Google funds million-dollar contest for better power electronics

Cnet Web 2.0 - 9 hours 42 min ago

The Little Box Challenge is designed to shrink the size of power inverters, devices used in solar panels and electric cars. It's part of Google's effort to improve its green-tech image.

Categories: Web 2.0

Halo music composer settles with game-maker Bungie for $95,000

Cnet Web 2.0 - 9 hours 53 min ago

The composer says he was fired "without cause." He's been given unpaid work and vacation time, as well as damages.

Categories: Web 2.0

Life-size Vadermobile set to cruise Comic-Con

Cnet Web 2.0 - 10 hours 8 min ago

Mattel is celebrating a "Star Wars" line of toys by showing off a fully functional, life-size Vadermobile at Comic-Con. Ride at your own risk.

Categories: Web 2.0

Basketball star Kobe Bryant: I met with Apple to talk product

Cnet Web 2.0 - 10 hours 8 min ago

Bryant tells Bloomberg that he did, indeed, hold court with Apple's Jony Ive. But he doesn't mention an iWatch.

Categories: Web 2.0

Video: Space nerds rejoice: We're about to learn a whole lot more about outer space

G&M Tech - 10 hours 16 min ago

The Globe's science reporter Ivan Semeniuk explains why space exploration is about to get very interesting

Categories: Technology

Spotify gets its MTV, plus VH1 and CMT too

Cnet Web 2.0 - 10 hours 24 min ago

The startup will be the streaming-music service for top music TV company Viacom, directly providing the tunes on MTV, CMT, and VH1 apps and websites.

Categories: Web 2.0

Life-size Vadermobile set to cruise Comic Con

Cnet Web 2.0 - 10 hours 28 min ago

Mattel is celebrating a "Star Wars" line of toys by showing off a fully functional, life-size Vadermobile at Comic-Con.

Categories: Web 2.0

Tablet Tuesday: Get a Kindle Fire HDX 4G LTE tablet for $229

Cnet Web 2.0 - 10 hours 28 min ago

For the same price as the Wi-Fi-only model, you can enjoy 4G service from AT&T or Verizon. Plus: two bonus deals!

Categories: Web 2.0

Spin the (spice) bottle

Cnet Web 2.0 - 10 hours 40 min ago

The Joseph Joseph SpiceStore Carousel offers a convenient method for spice storage. The set has 10 glass jars that are stacked on a rotating base.

Categories: Web 2.0

Browser 'fingerprints' track users

BBC Technology - 11 hours 6 min ago

Web users are being warned about a novel tracking system that watches what they do online and frustrates tools designed to stop them being tracked.

Categories: Technology

Android L builds on Samsung's Knox fortifications

Cnet Web 2.0 - 11 hours 12 min ago

Google spills the beans on how it plans to take some of the Knox enterprise technology and lock it into the next version of Android.

Categories: Web 2.0

The Tank Man 6-4

Mark Roswell aka Da Shan

Best Friends Forever: Canada and China