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  1. Some In-Flight Entertainment Systems May Be Vulnerable to Hacks: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | 1560 KNZR

    A new report released Tuesday by security research firm IOActive says in-flight entertainment systems on some major airlines may be susceptible to hacking, including those on American carriers American Airlines and United Airlines. The research claims that in-flight entertainment systems made by Panasonic could ultimately be "hijacked" so that the hacker could control what a passenger sees, hears or experiences on a flight.

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  2. Nokia Sues Apple For Patent InfringementRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Outlook

    Nokia announced it is suing Apple in German and US courts for patent infringement, claiming the US tech giant was using Nokia technology in "many" products without paying for it. Finnish Nokia, once the world's top mobile phone maker, said the two companies had signed a licensing agreement in 2011, and since then "Apple has declined subsequent offers made by Nokia to license other of its patented inventions which are used by many of Apple's products."

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  3. Here's how the White House trying to stop automation from decimating the the labor marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    The robots aren't coming to take our jobs...at least not all of them. But a new report from the White House warns that unless the U.S. is smart about preparing for a future in which many, many more jobs are automated, the country runs the risk of a severely unequal distribution of the benefits from the increased efficiency that automation brings.

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  4. A man poses for a selfie with R4, installed in a Japanese humanoid robot called Pepper. Photo: EPARead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | South China Morning Post

    Conference hears that robot parents could become a social norm, with laws to acknowledge "robot personhood" and make marriage and parenting by humanoids more than just a fantasy Sex with robots is "just around the corner", an expert told a global conference in London this week featuring interactive sex toys and discussions on the ethics of relationships with humanoids. "Sexbots" are a staple of science fiction - the idea of robots as sex partners is explored, for instance, in recent films and television series like Ex-Machina and Westworld .

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  5. Manipulating Human Memory Through Reconsolidation: Ethical Implications of a New Therapeutic ApproachRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2016 | CiteULike

    To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. Memories are fundamental to human experience: We are in many ways the products of our pasts, recorded in memory.

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  6. Nation-Now 57 mins ago 10:04 p.m.Lawyer: 'Appalled' by FBI warrant that shook ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The FBI warrant that shook Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign in its final two weeks has been unsealed, and the lawyer who requested it says it offers "nothing at all" to merit the agency's actions leading up to the Nov. 8 election. The warrant was released in response to a Freedom of Information Act request by Los Angeles lawyer Randy Schoenberg, who wants to determine what probable cause the agency provided to suspect material on disgraced congressman Anthony Weiner's computer might be incriminating to Clinton.

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  7. Alibaba, Stop the Crocodile TearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Bloomberg

    Executives at Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. were shedding crocodile tears Thursday after the U.S. Office of the Trade Representative put the e-commerce giant on its naughty list. Taobao.com is among 21 sites named as Notorious Online Markets -- alongside The Pirate Bay, file-storage service 4Shared.com and streaming video provider BeeVideo.tv -- due to "the large volume of allegedly counterfeit and pirated goods available and the challenges right holders experience in removing and preventing illicit sales," the USTR wrote in an off-cycle review of online and physical markets known to harbor fakes.

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  8. 7 Discoveries and Observations from the CES 2013 Conference FloorRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2016 | K.b.$kob@@c

    These big and beautiful TV's show virtually no pixelation when displaying UHD content . Also present were new curved televisions that enable viewers to have a more balanced viewing experience , and an impressivedual-view 3D TVby Samsung that enables two people to watch different high definition 3D broadcasts in full screen at the same time from the same television.2. It's more fun to use human interfaces and have physical interaction.While TV's, phones, computers and cameras steal the headlines at CES, smaller companies tucked away in the corners innovating in ways you can't imagine are much more fun.

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  9. Nordstrom turns to electronic-gifting service amid shift onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Powhatan Today

    Nordstrom Inc., fighting to stay relevant with consumers who are shifting their spending online, is letting shoppers digitally send each other presents this holiday season. The upscale retailer has partnered with gift-card provider CashStar Inc. to let customers email specific items from the retailer's website to people on their holiday lists.

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  10. Turning up the thermostat in tropics shows promise for energy and comfortRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2016 | PressReleasePoint

    Slightly raising indoor temperatures and equipping office workers with smart fans saves significantly on overall office building energy costs while maintaining employee comfort, according to new research that could guide the design and operation of new and existing office buildings in the world's tropical regions. In the latest issue of Indoor Air , an interdisciplinary team of researchers from the UC Berkeley, Nanyang Technological University in Singapore and Stanford University lays out the results of experiments conducted in the tropical city-state of Singapore.

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  11. Coding iPhone Apps for KidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | O'Reilly

    Swift is Apple's popular iOS programming language designed to be beginner-friendly and accessible. Coding iPhone Apps for Kids teaches the fundamentals of programming with Swift and Xcode, the official - and free! - iOS development environment.

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  12. Razer Blade Pro 2016 Review: The Top Of The Thin LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Kotaku

    Since the 2011 debut of its first super-skinny gaming laptop, Razer has supplemented the Blade line with models either smaller or less expensive than original . Starting at $3,699 , the new Blade Pro bucks that trend, resulting in Razer's the most impressive desktop replacement yet.

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  13. Nokia sues Apple for infringing 32 patents, industry back on war footingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | The Indian Express

    Acacia and Conversant did not immediately respond to requests for comment, and Nokia was not immediately available to comment on the Apple lawsuit. Nokia Corp said on Wednesday it had filed a number of lawsuits against Apple Inc for violating 32 technology patents, striking back at the iPhone maker's legal action targeting the one-time cellphone industry leader a day earlier.

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  14. Jury urges death penalty for sex offender who killed 4 womenRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2016 | The Tribune

    Jurors on Wednesday recommended a death sentence for a California sex offender who abducted and killed four women over six months while wearing an electronic monitoring device. A judge will make the final decision Feb. 3 after a jury said Steven Dean Gordon, 47, should face capital punishment for his crimes.

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  15. The Sun: More Than an Average StarRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | San Fernando Sun

    There is one object in space that is more important to us on Earth than anything else in the universe. It is a bright star that lies at the very center of our solar system.

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  16. NIST Asks Public For Help With Quantum-Proof CryptographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Slashdot

    In a statement Tuesday, NIST asked the public to submit ideas for "post-quantum cryptography" algorithms that will be "less susceptible to a quantum computer's attack." NIST formally announced its quest in a publication on The Federal Register .

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  17. The state of ereaders, end of 2016 editionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Ask MetaFilter

    As I hope that a 30 minute charge re-sets my wife's sad, half-frozen Kindle with a cracked case , I'm also looking to plan b: a new ereader. What's the best device out there that's just made to read books? Bonus feature: built-in reading light, or a case with light.

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  18. US puts Alibaba back on 'notorious markets' blacklistRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Manila Bulletin

    Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group is back on the U.S. government's annual list of "notorious markets" that sell pirated goods. People ride a double bicycle past a logo of The Alibaba Group at the company's headquarters on the outskirts of Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. 1 comment

  19. Ebix Inc. (EBIX) Director Neil D. Eckert Sells 19,304 SharesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Ebix Inc. Director Neil D. Eckert sold 19,304 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, December 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $59.41, for a total transaction of $1,146,850.64.

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  20. Invention aimed at curbing package thefts has strong Eastern Iowa tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The U.S. Postal Service says they expect nearly 750 million packages will be sent this holiday season, leaving lots of opportunity for porch pirates to take what isn't theirs. Jody Pettit, who now lives in Portland, Oregon, invented the Landport, a safebox that can be bolted to your front porch, and gives you peace of mind that your packages won't be stolen.

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