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Hats off: Pope’s skull cap raises over $250k on eBay in less than 36hrs
A skull cap worn by Pope Francis which was put on eBay has already gathered more than $250,000 in less than 36 hours. An Italian TV host coaxed the Pope to put his ‘papalina’ to auction and donate the money to the kids of the DR Congo.

19.09.2014 07:48

Russia won’t disconnect from global internet, works on cyber security – Kremlin
Media reports that Russia is considering disconnecting from the global internet are false, Dmitry Peskov, presidential press-secretary, said. But the country is working to improve cyber security due to the unpredictable behavior of the West, he added.

19.09.2014 07:16

No peeking!: New Android device encryption tells police to keep out
Technology giant Google has developed a new version of its Android operating system, featuring data encryption that is said to automatically foil investigation by law enforcement.

18.09.2014 23:34

Spying and storing: Assange says 'Google works like NSA'
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange equated Google with the National Security Agency and GCHQ, saying the tech giant has become “a privatized version of the NSA,” as it collects, stores, and indexes people’s data. He made his remarks to BBC and Sky News.

18.09.2014 22:35

Facebook takes down drag queens’ profiles
At a Wednesday meeting, frustrated drag queens couldn't convince Facebook to reverse its policy of forcing people to use their real ‒ not stage ‒ names on the popular social media site. If they don’t comply, the drag queens’ profiles will be deleted.

18.09.2014 19:58

State Dept.’s #AskJen Twitter campaign goes awry
The US State Department asked social media users to supply spokesperson Jen Psaki with questions over Twitter on Thursday, but the office’s attempt at engaging its audience predictably became plagued with insults and attacks.

18.09.2014 18:13

Battle of the Titans: Murdoch’s News Corp launches attack on Google
Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation lashed out at Google on Thursday, saying the powerful search engine is “willing to exploit its dominant market position to stifle competition.” The allegations come amid an antitrust case against Google in Europe.

18.09.2014 16:28

​British Muslim leaders unite in plea for British hostage held by ISIS
Muslim leaders across the UK have appealed to the Islamist militia group Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) to release British aid worker Alan Henning.

18.09.2014 13:16

Alibaba sets IPO record at $168 billion
On Friday morning the stock will start trading on the NYSE after setting a record in US IPO history. Each of the 320.1 million shares was sold at $68 each which values the Chinese e-commerce giant at $167.6 billion, only third to Google and Facebook.

18.09.2014 12:26

Biggest attack on RT.com: Website hit by 10 Gbps DDoS
RT.com has been hit with the most powerful DDoS attack in the website's history, which reached 10 Gbps in strength. No group has claimed responsibility. RT has experienced cyber assaults in the past, prompted by its reporting on Manning and WikiLeaks.

17.09.2014 21:38

'Facebook for the rich' begins accepting members at $9,000 apiece
Consider this hypothetical situation: You, a wealthy socialite, want to make friends over the internet, but without encountering any of the riff-raff that hangs out on traditional social networking sites. What do you do?

17.09.2014 14:06

​'1 out of 4 break-ins in Danish homes committed by East Europeans’
Criminal gangs from Eastern Europe present a huge problem for Denmark where there’s “no real border control,” politician Peter Kofod Poulsen told RT. He set up a website where locals complain about wrongdoings by immigrants from the former Eastern Bloc.

17.09.2014 09:34

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