Day: October 16, 2013

Sandy Hook Contractors Being Forced to Sign Confidentiality AgreementsInteresting News

Sandy Hook Contractors Being Forced to Sign Confidentiality Agreements

When the old Sandy Hook Elementary School is demolished, building materials will be pulverized on site and metal will be
Grocery store ‘smart shelves’ will target consumers in real-time based on their facial featuresBig Brother

Grocery store ‘smart shelves’ will target consumers in real-time based on their facial features

Going to the grocery store is about to get a lot more personal: one of the biggest names in food
US Marshals Arrest Lawyer for DC Crash Mom… Why?Interesting News

US Marshals Arrest Lawyer for DC Crash Mom… Why?

Here is his statement: I apologize for the long email but, I need to address the fact that the facts
Florida police to monitor cars driving near prostitution areasPolice State

Florida police to monitor cars driving near prostitution areas

Police in Florida have begun using surveillance methods to prevent prostitution by recording license plate information from cars that drive
Greenwald quits Guardian for independent news projectMore News

Greenwald quits Guardian for independent news project

Guardian reporter Glenn Greenwald, who was one of the first journalists to break the NSA surveillance story, is leaving the
Foodstamp Program Shutdown Imminent?Food & Health News

Foodstamp Program Shutdown Imminent?

When over the weekend, a Xerox “glitch” shut down the EBT system, better known as foodstamps, for nearly the entire
Freedom of the Press Foundation takes over Aaron Swartz’s whistleblower projectMore News

Freedom of the Press Foundation takes over Aaron Swartz’s whistleblower project

Whistleblowers, rejoice! The Freedom of the Press Foundation is taking the helm of a secure document-submission service co-created by late
Interest in Obamacare Drops 88 Percent in Two WeeksFood & Health News

Interest in Obamacare Drops 88 Percent in Two Weeks

by John Sexton A new estimate by an independent web analysis firm says public interest in Healthcare.gov is waning. According
Boeing caught selling used parts as new to PentagonMore News

Boeing caught selling used parts as new to Pentagon

The Pentagon’s inspector general has found that Boeing repeatedly charged the United States military for “new” helicopter parts even as
China confirms new human H7N9 infectionFood & Health News

China confirms new human H7N9 infection

A new case of H7N9 has been reported in Zhejiang province, Zhejiang health authorities announced on Tuesday. The male patient,
Google Fiber now explicitly permits home serversMore News

Google Fiber now explicitly permits home servers

by Jon Brodkin Google Fiber’s terms of service caused some controversy in July when Google found itself defending the legality
Dutch diplomat attacked in Moscow amid rising tensionsRandom News

Dutch diplomat attacked in Moscow amid rising tensions

The Russian Ambassador to the Netherlands has been summoned to account for an attack on a Dutch diplomat in Moscow.
EADS, Siemens Plot Way To Hybrid-Electric PropulsionScience & Space

EADS, Siemens Plot Way To Hybrid-Electric Propulsion

By Graham Warwick Manufacturers and researchers appear to be in agreement: The way to develop electric propulsion for aircraft is
Dry ice bombs explode in LA airport two days in a rowTerrorism

Dry ice bombs explode in LA airport two days in a row

Security is on high alert at Los Angeles International Airport after three more dry ice bombs were discovered, including one
German filmmaker imprisoned for exposing dire Qatar World Cup worker conditionsRandom News

German filmmaker imprisoned for exposing dire Qatar World Cup worker conditions

Toiling in terrible conditions, no salaries for months, passports confiscated by employers – that’s the horrendous reality for migrant workers