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Singapore ups the ante in cyber security fight

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Singapore is gearing up for a crackdown on cyber crime with the launch of a central agency and the appointment of a minister in charge of cyber security, the government said on Tuesday, as the wealthy city-state grapples with a rise in online crime. In recent...(more) 



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'Time to link nature and wellbeing'

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Scientists need to work together to capitalise on a growing body of evidence showing a link between biodiversity and human wellbeing, a US review suggests. 



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Senate blocks swift passage of Keystone XL pipeline bill

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Democrats in the U.S. Senate blocked the Keystone XL pipeline bill from moving forward on Monday, but supporters of the project vowed to push ahead and eventually get a vote on the measure. The Senate failed to get the 60 votes needed to limit debate, voting...(more) 



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Facebook and Instagram down worldwide after 'hack'

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Hackers from the online group Lizard Squad have claimed responsibility for the attack, which took the two social media sites down at around 6am GMT. 



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Facebook says to blame for temporary outages of its sites

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By Eric Auchard FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Facebook, the world's largest social network, and its Instagram photo-sharing site, suffered temporary outages around the world for up to an hour on Tuesday and the company said later that an internal software networking error was to blame. The outage...(more) 



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Grim Fandango Remastered might be the perfect video game remake

a shared story    3 hours 36 minutes ago
There wasn't anything like Grim Fandango when it first came out in 1998. The adventure game tells the story of Manny, a salesman for the Department of Death who helps lost souls find better travel packages to the land of the dead. Half the fun in...(more) 



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Gartner predicts a quarter billion connected vehicles by 2020

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​Gartner is predicting that by 2020, around one in five vehicles on the road globally will have some form of wireless network connection, adding up to more than 250 million connected vehicles. 



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Treatment of Overdose Will Cost Cities Less

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The Clinton Foundation on Monday announced that it had negotiated a lower price for an emergency treatment that can prevent heroin overdoses with a company that makes it. 



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Australia rushes to fix troubled Defence tech research law

a shared story    5 hours 36 minutes ago
Legislation will be rushed through the Australian parliament in the first sitting period this year in a bid to fix new Defence laws that have the potential to jail academics and stifle technology research. 



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Huawei says consumer business group targets $16 billion revenue

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SHENZHEN (Reuters) - China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is targeting $16 billion in revenue for its consumer business group this year, the head of the unit, Richard Yu, said on Tuesday. The Chinese consumer product maker, which competes with Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Inc for...(more) 



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Worst Northeast Snowstorms: How Does 'Juno' Compare?

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The blizzard about to wallop the northeastern United States could bring record snowfall to New York and other areas, forecasters say. But how does it stack up against some of the region's worst snowstorms in history? 



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Lonely New Yorkers scour Craigslist for ‘makeout buddies’ during the big storm

a shared story    7 hours 36 minutes ago
Life can be pretty lonely during a big blizzard, which is why some New Yorkers are looking for love in some questionable places ahead of this week’s massive snowstorm. Business Insider has spotted some ads on Craigslist for people searching for “blizzard boyfriends” and “blizzard girlfriends”...(more) 



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