Riffle: MIT Creates New Anonymity Network Which Is More Secure Than TOR

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Short Bytes: Researchers at MIT and EPFL have come up with a new anonymity network that is said to be more secure than Tor. It’s a mix network which implements methods like verifiable shuffle and Authentication Encryption. The researchers will showcase it at a tech symposium later this month. MIT is a place where a Read More

Why is the nexus of almost every Cleantech Crash Crime, at DOE, Kliener Perkins and Google?

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 FOR PROOF, SEE: https://crimesquad1.wordpress.com/bibliography/ http://www.cbsnews.com/news/cleantech-crash-60-minutes/ https://departmentofenergyoverwatch.wordpress.com/2016/02/26/applicant-v-v-c-v-vehicle/ https://departmentofenergyoverwatch.wordpress.com/2016/02/26/article-who-is-californias-new-green-cleantech-czar-gary-kreman/ https://departmentofenergyoverwatch.wordpress.com/2016/02/25/article-how-google-took-over-the-white-house-2/ https://departmentofenergyoverwatch.wordpress.com/2016/02/23/articles-google-facing-multiple-national-investigations/ https://departmentofenergyoverwatch.wordpress.com/2016/02/22/articles-eu-puts-google-boss-under-grilling-in-brussels-for-antitrust-talks-on-googles-manipulation-of-web-and-politics/ https://departmentofenergyoverwatch.wordpress.com/2016/02/19/article-google-is-operating-an-illegal-private-corporate-international-government/ https://departmentofenergyoverwatch.wordpress.com/2016/02/25/article-steven-chu-de-funded-fuel-cells-and-hydrogen-electric-energy-because-it-competed-with-his-stock-portfolio/ https://departmentofenergyoverwatch.wordpress.com/2016/02/11/news-clipping-how-a-group-of-silicon-valley-billionaires-tried-to-stage-a-take-over-of-the-u-s-government/  And thousands more evidence items available. See your regional FBI, SEC, GAO, FTC, EU contact for additional… Read More

Clinton doubles down on blaming Russia for hack of DNC emails and data

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Hillary Clinton has once again blamed Russian intelligence services for hacking the Democratic National Committee (DNC) computer system and accused Donald Trump of supporting Russian president Vladimir Putin. Related: Donald Trump and Russia: a web that grows more tangled all the time In her first national interview since clinching the Democratic nomination, Clinton spoke to Read More

Tokyo elects first female governor

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Tokyo has elected its first female governor after a foul-mouthed campaign of misogyny and mudslinging. Yuriko Koike claimed victory after exit polls and early vote counts pointed to a strong lead for the former defence and environment minister. “I will lead Tokyo politics in an unprecedented manner, a Tokyo you have never seen,” she said Read More

Donald Trump has 'black soul', says father of fallen Muslim US soldier

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The parents of a Muslim American soldier killed in Iraq said on Sunday Donald Trump was a “black soul” and dismissed his claims to have experienced sacrifice, after the Republican presidential nominee insulted their family. Related: Trump attacks Muslim father’s Democratic convention speech Amid widespread astonishment at Trump’s conduct, the father and mother of 27-year-old Read More

Amazon patents a noise-canceling headphone that automatically turns off when it detects certain sound patterns, frequencies or key words like a name.

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Amazon might be coming out with a noise-canceling headphone that automatically turns off when someone yells your name. USPTO.gov Here in New York City, noise-canceling headphones are as important as comfortable walking shoes. I throw a set in my bag every morning to fight the sound of shrilly subway trains, noisy construction crews and that Read More

Germany train attack could prompt rethink of counter-terrorism policy

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German security services could be forced to rethink their counter-terrorism strategy after what experts regard as the first “lone wolf” attack by an asylum seeker on German soil. A 17-year-old Afghan armed with an axe and a knife attacked passengers on a regional train in northern Bavaria on Monday evening, seriously injuring four Chinese tourists Read More

The return of the Luddite president | "Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton would each bring a tech-challenged record to the White House"

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Whether Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump wins the White House, one thing seems sure: The U.S. will get a president with scant first-hand understanding of modern technology. Clinton’s tech travails are all over the headlines, including the lax security of her home-brewed email server and her documented struggles with fax machines — and the recently Read More

More than 100 tech industry leaders say Trump presidency would be 'disaster for innovation'

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(Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images) Tweet Share Share on Facebook Tweet Share Pin Share Although Donald Trump just lined up Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel for a Republican National Convention speech, a new open letter makes it clear that much of the tech industry remains concerned about the prospect of a Trump presidency. In the letter, posted today Read More

New species of Pacific beaked whale confirmed

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Scientists have confirmed that a mysterious, unnamed species of beaked whale roams the northern Pacific Ocean. Sightings of the creature, which has a bulbous head and a beak like a porpoise, had been reported by Japanese fishermen, who call them karasu or ravens, but it was previously unknown to science. It has yet to be Read More

China installed 20 GW of solar power in first-half; triple from a year ago | China surpassed Germany as the largest solar power generator worldwide last year, with installed PV capacity totaling 43 GW as of the end of 2015.

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Password sharing is not a federal crime… But it is still illegal in Tennessee

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4351 points · Samsung Galaxy S7 Active Isn’t Actually Waterproof, Says Consumer Reports 963 points · Corrupt agent who investigated Silk Road is suspected of another $700k heist 115 points · Verizon’s new data plans are woefully outdated Password sharing is not a federal crime… But it is still illegal in Tennessee · Pokémon Go’s Read More

The Story of A Car

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Israel Proves the Desalination Era is Here: One of the driest countries on earth now makes more freshwater than it needs

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From Ensia (find the original story here); reprinted with permission. July 19, 2016 — Ten miles south of Tel Aviv, I stand on a catwalk over two concrete reservoirs the size of football fields and watch water pour into them from a massive pipe emerging from the sand. The pipe is so large I could walk through it Read More

"In 2010, Finland became the first country in the world to make Internet access a legal right. Now, there are plans to make access to a 100 Mbit/s Internet a legal right for all citizens."

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Planet Earth is becoming hyperconnected. This transformation is called the Internet of Things, Connected Devices, Programmable World, and many other names. As a result, we are at a major crossroad. What are the conditions under which this change becomes the guiding development of our time? How can we support positive change and use technology to Read More

Company Seeks Sponsors For RICO Racketeering Lawsuit Against Eric Schmidt, Elon Musk, Larry Page and John Doerr

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Company Seeks Sponsors For RICO Racketeering Lawsuit Against Eric Schmidt, Elon Musk, Larry Page and John Doerr       By Robin Right     Los Angeles – You might not know all of those names but you do know the names Google, Solyndra, Kleiner Perkins, Tesla and Barack Obama. All of these names cross-financed Read More

Brazilian police arrest Lebanese former Hezbollah member before Olympics

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In a continued roundup of suspects linked to terrorism ahead of the Rio Olympics, Brazilian police have announced the arrest of a Lebanese man who was a former member of the militant group Hezbollah and wanted for drug trafficking. Fadi Hassan Nabha, 42, was arrested late on Thursday at his home in Caieiras, a suburb Read More

Clinton holds campaign rally: 'We have 100 days to make our case to America' – live

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3.14pm EDT15:14 Mazin Sidahmed While Hillary Clinton cracked the glass ceiling last night as she accepted the historic presidential nomination from her party, the tsunami of balloons unleashed on stage at the Democratic convention also delighted. Her husband and former US president Bill Clinton could not contain his glee as 100,000 balloons flooded the Wells Read More

The Congressional Investigation Archive of the Entire Energy Department Scandal.

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THE BIGGEST CORRUPTION CASE IN MODERN HISTORY IS STILL HAPPENING IN WASHINGTON, DC! From the new book: “THE SILICON VALLEY MAFIA: From Computer Chips to Gun Clips” “…Silicon Valley campaign finance oligarchs ( John Doerr, Eric Schmidt, Steve Westly, Richard Blum, Larry Page, Elon Musk, Reid Hoffman, Vinod Khosla and the “PayPal Mafia” Cartel) made Read More

Google search connects Trump's book to Hitler's 'Mein Kampf' | Fox News

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(Screenshot from google.com) This story has been updated to reflect the removal of the “Mein Kampf” image and to include a statement from Google.  Google’s search function has been thrust into the spotlight again for connecting Donald Trump and Adolf Hitler.  On Wednesday, typing the name of Trump’s 2015 book “Crippled America” into a Google Read More

Chelsea Manning faces solitary confinement and charges after suicide attempt

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Chelsea Manning may face charges relating to a suicide attempt this year, which could lead to indefinite solitary confinement or transferral to a maximum-security facility, according to a civil rights group. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) announced on Thursday that Manning, who is serving a 35-year sentence in military custody for leaking state secrets Read More

Yes, you can turn Cortana off in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update

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Seeing as another major round of updates to Windows 10 is about to take place next week it only makes sense to see some fear-inducing articles. In fairness, the articles themselves aren’t that bad (see PC World) as the content mostly explains away the so-called controversy. Nonetheless in the age of “I only read the Read More

See The Congressional Investigation Archive of the Entire Energy Department Scandal

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See The Congressional Investigation Archive of the Entire Energy Department Scandal See the crazy billionaires, the exploding batteries and the political kick-backs that led to some of the biggest political corruption in U.S. history. From the character assassinations to actual murders, these are the original investigation records that forced over 50 of the top players Read More

Silicon Valley…Out of ideas?

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The former child bride who is using her story to liberate Afghan women

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When Zahra Yaganah was a child, her mother beat her three times. Once for dropping a tray of glasses. Twice for allowing the food to burn because she was so absorbed reading Victor Hugo’s Les Misérables. Yaganah was 11, and already bookish. Growing up as an Afghan refugee in Iran, she learned from her mother Read More

Hillary Clinton's DNC speech to declare 'moment of reckoning'

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Hillary Clinton will declare “a moment of reckoning for America” on Thursday night when she becomes the first woman to formally accept the Democratic presidential nomination. In a speech due to be introduced by her daughter Chelsea and after performances by Carole King and Katy Perry, the former secretary of state takes the stage in Read More

Newport woman died from 'side effects' of contraceptive pill, rules coroner

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Case may be referred to General Medical Council after GP dismissed Charlotte Foster’s symptoms of pulmonary embolism as back pain A sales executive died from the side effects of a pill prescribed for acne and as a contraceptive three weeks after her GP advised her to go for a spa day when she complained of Read More

Norway considers moving a mountain to raise Finland's spirits

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Norwegian government considers shifting border to gift its Nordic neighbour a peak that would become its highest point What do you give a country that has 188,000 lakes for a birthday present? Its highest mountain back, obviously. Norway’s government has confirmed that for the centenary of Finland’s independence next year it is considering moving the Read More

Turkey builds 'traitors' cemetery' for insurgents who died in failed coup

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Those who died in attempt to overthrow government denied funeral services and as country continues with crackdown Tucked in the back corner of a construction site for a new dog shelter in eastern Istanbul lies a freshly dug, unmarked grave – the first in the new “traitors’ cemetery” created specifically to hold the bodies of Read More

Taliban in disarray as the search for a new leader gets under way

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The Taliban’s search for a new leader to replace Mullah Akhtar Mansoor, who was killed by a US drone strike in Pakistan on Saturday, is unlikely to be swift or smooth, analysts have said. As Mansoor’s charred, decapitated remains lay unclaimed in a military hospital in the city of Quetta on Monday, discussions over his Read More

Has Yoweri Museveni walked the talk on funding family planning in Uganda? | Richard M Kavuma

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Health experts in Uganda are divided about how far the president has made good on the promises he made at the London family planning summit four years ago Critical moment for family planning as funds come under pressure For decades, activists in Uganda called for manageable family sizes. At the same time, President Yoweri Museveni Read More

Gun culture thrives in Florida town ravaged by shooting at teen event

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In Fort Myers, where two teenagers were shot dead, children learn how to shoot in county-run programs and gun shops host community functions When Jason Moore heard about the shooting in a Fort Myers, Florida, nightclub that killed two and injured more than a dozen others, his reaction was immediate. He had the employees at Read More

Police in armed standoff with gunman in Surrey village

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Police raided house in Smallfield, Surrey, at 6am as part of planned operation and were confronted by man with firearm Armed police are locked in an ongoing standoff with a gunman in a Surrey village. Police raided the house in Smallfield at 6am as part of a planned operation but were confronted by a person Read More

EDF set to give green light to Hinkley Point project

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French energy company widely expected to approve UK’s first new nuclear plant in a generation at board meeting The French energy company EDF is expected to give the go-ahead for an £18bn nuclear power station at Hinkley Point in Somerset. EDF’s board will meet in Paris on Thursday and is almost certain to approve the Read More

Critical moment for family planning as funds come under pressure

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Ambitious initiative to offer contraception to women and girls in 69 countries risks being undermined if governments fail to allocate more money Countries with the lowest take-up of contraception will need to increase spending on family planning to meet international targets. At the halfway point of Family Planning 2020 (FP2020), an ambitious initiative to increase Read More

HMRC cleaners striking over pay: 'They've treated us appallingly'

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Workers employed by ISS to clean HMRC buildings have had hours docked and lost out on tax credits as firm complied with ‘national living wage’ When George Osborne announced a new “national living wage” (NLW) to boost low-paid workers’ income and help people off welfare, cleaner Maria Hill looked forward to the modest rise the Read More

Obama tells Americans at DNC: 'You carried me, now do the same for Hillary' – video

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President Barack Obama gave a stirring speech in support of Hillary Clinton on the third night of the Democratic convention. Obama asked Americans to reject cynicism and embrace hope. In an emotional finale, Obama told the crowd and millions of Americans watching at home, that they had carried him through the last eight years, and Read More

Skyscraper city: how New York was built – in pictures

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The Big Apple’s early 20th-century building boom transformed the city with skyscrapers, subways and an awful lot of cement – as documented in these photographs from the New York Public Library’s archives Continue reading… Read More