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One of the British tourists murdered on a Thai beach died as a result of drowning as well as a su... More>> One of the British tourists murdered on a Thai beach died as a result of drowning as well as a suffering a severe head wound. David Miller, 24, was found naked and bloodied next to 23-year-old Hannah Witheridge on the scuba-diving hotspot Koh Tao on Monday.
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The British government is preparing the ground to join the United States in launching air strikes against Islamic State in Iraq, but is moving cautiously to ensure it avoids a parliamentary defeat and acts as part of a regional coalition. Britain was quick to join U.S. military action in Afghanistan and Iraq a decade ago.
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International Business Machines Corp is rolling out a cognitive tool powered by its Watson supercomputer that uses companies' internal data to answer questions about performance and efficiency, and predict outcomes. IBM said the tool - the latest in a series of Watson products unveiled by IBM - will make more widely available data analytics capabilities long reserved for research scientists.
On Sept. 16 officials with the Erie BayHawks introduced Bill Peterson as their new head basketball coach at a news conference at the LECOM Fitness and Wellness Center in Millcreek Township.
U.S. President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is "spiraling out of control" and exhorted the global community to move faster and contribute more help to contain the spread of the deadly disease. After meeting with top U.S. public health officials President Obama said, "Here's the hard truth.
Cleveland Browns superstar Josh Gordon plead guilty to driving while impaired in North Carolina this morning ... and if he stays out of trouble for 12 months, he'll stay out of jail. As TMZ previously reported, the Wide Receiver was pulled over on July 5th in Raleigh after cops say he was speeding -- and during the stop, officers noticed he was boozed up and blew a .09.
President Barack Obama's top military adviser said Tuesday that the campaign against ISIS "won't look like 'shock and awe'" but will be "persistent and sustainable as the U.S. and its allies work to degrade the terror group's capabilities. Martin Dempsey also suggested that American military advisers could accompany Iraqi troops on raids against ISIS, despite promises from the White House of no American 'boots on the ground.
A defense official told AFP that two Americans were among those killed in a Taliban suicide bombing Tuesday, that targeted a NATO convoy in Kabul near the US embassy. The US official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, did not specify if the American victims were soldiers or civilians.
Market researcher Gartner predicts that 75 percent of mobile apps will fail the most basic of security tests next year. The market researcher said Sunday that in 2015, the majority of mobile applications -- whether in the Android, iOS or Windows Phone ecosystems -- will not have basic business-acceptable security protocols in place.
As Apple continues to come under some attack for how it handles iCloud security, the company's CEO Tim Cook is holding firm on the company's priorities when it comes to data protection. In part 2 of an interview with Charlie Rose, airing on PBS tonight, Cook is adamant that Apple is not in the business of collecting data, but selling hardware, and as such, it puts data privacy as a priority.
In what amounts to a "welcome" turned sputtering softball aimed at Apple's broad side, the CEO of Guess Watches Cindy Livingston wrote an open letter to Apple while, at the same time, proclaiming her own interest in the smartwatch world. Guess, a fashion brand founded in the 1980s, is best known for dress watches known as "department store styles": the kind of pieces available at jewelry counters in major department stores.
Qualcomm says that its Snapdragon processors could be used to power up more secure, final ways of rendering smartphones useless if stolen. The chipmaker says its Snapdragon processors are an important element to creating secure methods of rendering mobile devices bricks if stolen.
Microsoft announced today that Mojang and Minecraft will join its ranks, but it'll continue to make the game available across iOS, Android and PlayStation as well as on Xbox and PC. Microsoft says that they started their conversation around bringing the title to the Xbox console, and from there witnessed their tremendous success and decided to make the acquisition to help "diversify [its] game portfolio."
The rare virus that was first reported in the Midwest and has been suspected of infecting children across the country with severe respiratory illness is now migrating to the Northeast. Experts say the respiratory virus, known as Enterovirus D68, typically pops up around back-to-school time and has spread to both New York and Connecticut.
An executive working on Google 's efforts to deliver Internet service via satellite has jumped to a similar role at Facebook , underscoring the social network's efforts in the area and the competition between the two Internet giants. Michael Tseytlin joined Facebook earlier this month to work on satellite technology for the company's Connectivity Lab, according to people familiar with the matter.
After Robert Griffin III was hurt yet again, Kirk Cousins couldn't miss. The Washington Redskins lost both Griffin and DeSean Jackson in the first quarter Sunday with injuries that by no means appeared minor.
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