Day: July 4, 2014

Pope allows Islamic prayers, Koran readings In VaticanInteresting News

Pope allows Islamic prayers, Koran readings In Vatican

For the first time in Vatican history, the pope allowed for the reading of Islamic prayers and Koran readings from
​XKeyscore exposed: How NSA tracks all German Tor users as ‘extremists’Featured News

​XKeyscore exposed: How NSA tracks all German Tor users as ‘extremists’

The NSA has been revealed to mark and consider potential “extremists” all users of the internet anonymizer service Tor. Among
NSA sued for hoarding details on use of ‘zero day’ exploitsMore News

NSA sued for hoarding details on use of ‘zero day’ exploits

The National Security Agency has been hit with several lawsuits since leaks began to expose its spy programs last year.
Judge foils US investigators’ attempt to seize Kim Dotcom’s decryption keysInteresting News

Judge foils US investigators’ attempt to seize Kim Dotcom’s decryption keys

Investigators in the United States won’t be handed over the decryption keys necessary to access digital data seized from the
Russian Physicist Ready to Rebuild Tesla’s Wardenclyffe TowerScience & Space

Russian Physicist Ready to Rebuild Tesla’s Wardenclyffe Tower

“Tesla was right and we are ready to prove it!” So say the two Russian physicists who have just launched
No humans needed: Computers to take on writing duties at news wireInteresting News

No humans needed: Computers to take on writing duties at news wire

Quarterly earnings reports already read like they’ve been written by robots, but the next step will make that a reality:
Make them forget: How ‘irrelevant’ news disappears from Google searchesInteresting News

Make them forget: How ‘irrelevant’ news disappears from Google searches

The fallout of the EU’s ‘Right to be Forgotten’ ruling has impacted a number of European news publications who suddenly
FIFA official implicated in $100mn World Cup ticket scamEconomy & Money

FIFA official implicated in $100mn World Cup ticket scam

Brazilian police say they have identified a FIFA official who they believe could be at the center of a ticket-tout
New Ukrainian Def Min ‘signs’ his oath… with capped pen?Conspiracy or Not

New Ukrainian Def Min ‘signs’ his oath… with capped pen?

Ukraine’s newly appointed defense minister was so fast to sign his oath of allegiance that even the capped pen in
Fatalities as bridge collapses in World Cup host city, crushes several vehiclesMore News

Fatalities as bridge collapses in World Cup host city, crushes several vehicles

At least two people were killed and 19 people injured as an overpass collapsed in the Brazilian World Cup host
Magic mushrooms & LSD can cure depression – studyFood & Health News

Magic mushrooms & LSD can cure depression – study

A new study reveals the similarity between the way our brain works while sleeping, and when we’re tripping on psychedelic
Drone memo should reverse Gitmo convictions, attorneys claimTerrorism

Drone memo should reverse Gitmo convictions, attorneys claim

Attorneys for a Canadian man who spent a decade detained by the United States military at Guantanamo Bay say details