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Intelligence Agency: opening up to a changing world

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SPRINGFIELD, Va. (Reuters) - Much about the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency remains classified, but the U.S. spy agency that maps and analyzes the earth is opening up more than ever, from sharing computer source code on a public website to tapping new sources of intelligence.  



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The 'Jesus gym': $1,650 gadget lets you exercise by walking on water

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Created by Las Vegas-based architect Gameli Cruz, the WaterBlade has a top speed of approximately 6 mph (10 km/h), and a battery with a running time of five hours. 



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BlackBerry cuts jobs worldwide as it consolidates businesses

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(Reuters) - Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd is cutting jobs across the world, the company said on Friday, as it consolidates its software, hardware and applications business. BlackBerry, which reported a 16.8 percent fall in quarterly revenue in March, had about 6,225 full-time employees as of...(more) 



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Maligned Study on Gay Unions Is Shaking Trust

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The questioned findings, published in December in Science, have shaken not only political scientists but also public trust in the way the scientific establishment vets new findings. 



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Webroot: Deliver collective threat intelligence in near real-time

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The purpose of threat intelligence, says Webroot's CMO, is to immediately block cyberthreats through your network and endpoints, and to predict where attacks originate. 



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VIDEO: Solar plane pilot: 'Risk too big'

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The planned flight of the sun powered plane, Solar Impulse 2, has been postponed. 



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10 Twitter accounts that will keep you up to date with digital health

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The digital health space is moving fast. Keep up with startups and investments in the healthcare world by following these 10 Twitter accounts. 



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A tribute to the Egyptians... in Pompeii? Bizarre new pyramid in Roman town designed to look like Mount Vesuvius

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The wooden installation has been built in the middle of the Roman town's amphitheater and will house an exhibition displaying the casts of 20 victims of the first century volcano eruption. 



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Apple's Jony Ive promoted to chief design officer

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Ive will focus on designing retail stores and the company's new campus, Apple CEO Tim Cook announces in a company memo. 



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How traffic din drives up our weight: Living near a motorway or under flight path could mean you pile on the pounds

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The Swedish researchers found that adults who lived in an area disrupted by road traffic, trains or planes were 25 per cent more likely to have a bulge, spare tyre or 'central obesity'. 



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Why the BlackBerry Storm was the single biggest disaster in smartphone history

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We’ve seen a couple of high-profile smartphone flops in recent years, including the Amazon Fire Phone and the Facebook-centric HTC First. However, neither of those phones bombed quite so spectacularly as the 2008 BlackBerry Storm, which was RIM’s first attempt at launching a genuine iPhone rival....(more) 



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Adult dating site investigating breach of user data

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PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) -- The operator of a popular adult dating website said Friday it's investigating a data security breach following reports that hackers stole names, email addresses and information about the sexual orientation or habits of up to 4 million members.... 



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