Day: January 3, 2014

NSA building a ‘quantum computer’ capable of breaking all forms of encryptionInteresting News

NSA building a ‘quantum computer’ capable of breaking all forms of encryption

The National Security Agency is reportedly building a ‘quantum computer’ capable of breaking encryption used to protect the most vital
US the biggest threat to world peace in 2013Interesting News

US the biggest threat to world peace in 2013

The US has been voted as the most significant threat to world peace in a survey across 68 different countries.
​ACLU follows through on vow to appeal decision to dismiss NSA suitMore News

​ACLU follows through on vow to appeal decision to dismiss NSA suit

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed an appeal against the US National Security Agency’s indiscriminate collection of telephone metadata
General Mills Announces That Original Cheerios Are Now Non-GMOFood & Health News

General Mills Announces That Original Cheerios Are Now Non-GMO

With 40,000 Facebook posts from consumers who took part in GMO Inside’s campaign calling on General Mills to make Cheerios
New Study Demolishes Almost Every Gun Control MythInteresting News

New Study Demolishes Almost Every Gun Control Myth

by Noah Rothman A study published in the latest issue of the academic journal Applied Economics Letters took on many
​Facebook sued for alleged monitoring of users’ private messagesBig Brother

​Facebook sued for alleged monitoring of users’ private messages

Social media giant Facebook is being sued for the alleged monitoring of its users’ private messages in order to gather
‘Dead’ banker who embezzled tens of millions arrested for fraud in GeorgiaMore News

‘Dead’ banker who embezzled tens of millions arrested for fraud in Georgia

A banker wanted by the FBI for a $21 million fraud case was arrested Tuesday in Georgia after being stopped
Syrian Electronic Army hacks SkypeMore News

Syrian Electronic Army hacks Skype

Syrian computer hacker conglomerate, the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA), has kicked off the New Year with a number of cyber-attacks,
Kim Jong Un fed his uncle to 120 starving dogsTerrorism

Kim Jong Un fed his uncle to 120 starving dogs

Forget the hangman’s noose, the firing squad or lethal injection: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un executed his uncle and
Japan uses acoustic levitation to move objects in 3DScience & Space

Japan uses acoustic levitation to move objects in 3D

Japanese scientists have been successful in moving an object in a three-dimensional space through a complex system of acoustic levitation,
France considers ban on ‘anti-Jew’ comedianRandom News

France considers ban on ‘anti-Jew’ comedian

Comedian Dieudonne, whose trademark gesture, the quenelle, has drawn severe criticism for being anti-Jewish, will pay fines incurred for defamation