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Why you shouldn’t be worried that Yosemite is tracking you (and what to do if you are)

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Following the official release of Apple’s latest desktop operating system, news broke that OS X Yosemite secretly sends Spotlight search data to Apple (including location information), even though the company doubled down on privacy and security more than once in recent weeks. However, things aren’t as...(more) 



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Aussie bees fight 'hive wars'

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Bee colonies in Brisbane are waging war for months on end, according to a new study, and the victorious swarms are taking over the hives of rival species. 



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Snowplow driver drunk in plane collision that killed oil CEO

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Moscow (AFP) - Russian and French experts were investigating Tuesday a plane crash at a Moscow airport which killed the CEO of French oil giant Total, Christophe de Margerie, whose private jet struck a snowplough on takeoff. 



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Back to Everest in 2015?

a shared story    1 hour 58 minutes ago
Six months after killer avalanche, mountaineering community assesses next year's climbing season 

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'Harlem Kevorkian' sentenced in death of motivational speaker

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By Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York man convicted of helping a debt-ridden motivational speaker commit suicide to make the death look like a robbery was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Monday, prosecutors said. Kenneth Minor, 42, pleaded guilty to manslaughter...(more) 



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Apple seen riding higher on strong iPhone demand, iPad rebound

a shared story    3 hours 58 minutes ago
(Reuters) - Strong global demand for Apple Inc's iPhone 6 will drive revenue growth through 2015, while updated models should help reverse three straight quarters of declining iPad sales, analysts said. Apple shares were set to open 2.4 percent higher on Tuesday. The company posted better-than-expected...(more) 



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Chipmaker ARM's upbeat message fails to allay concerns

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By Paul Sandle LONDON (Reuters) - British chipmaker ARM Holdings' predictions of improving smartphone demand and strengthening royalty growth met with a cool stock market response after it fell short of third-quarter revenue expectations on Tuesday. The company that provides the technology that powers the iPhone...(more) 



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Drones Capture Stunning Killer Whale Footage | Video

a shared story    4 hours 58 minutes ago
Tiny flying drones have captured unprecedented footage of killer whales off the coast of Canada. 



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Every episode of ‘The Simpsons’ is coming to your devices with this new app

a shared story    5 hours 58 minutes ago
Remember when FXX played every episode of The Simpsons and we were all held hostage by our television sets? Well, good news: FXX has announced its “Simpsons World” app through FXNOW that will allow you to watch them all over again. The app is named after...(more) 



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Raw Data: Seeking Stars, Finding Creationism

a shared story    5 hours 58 minutes ago
Astronomy is still fending off charges of blasphemy. These days the opposition comes not from the Vatican, but from a people with very different religious beliefs. 



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The awesome 'Guardians of the Galaxy' mixtape will be released on cassette

a shared story    6 hours 58 minutes ago
Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy makes it clear that Peter "Star Lord" Quill is willing to risk his life for two things: his friends, and a cassette mixtape called "Awesome Mix Vol. 1." The mix has been available in the real world in digital, CD, and...(more) 



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Nigeria: How Ebola Was Contained in Africa's Largest City

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Now that 42 days have passed without any new cases of Ebola in Nigeria, the country is officially Ebola-free, the World Health Organization declared today. 



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