Nigerian police have banned protests calling on the government to “bring back our girls.”The protests, which began in Abuja in late April and spread into a global movement by May 1, have "degenerated" and are "now posing a serious security threat," Abuja police commissioner Joseph Mbu said,
There aren’t many large mammals around anymore in, most of the world. That’s mostly because one mammal species — Homo sapiens — has taken a heavy toll on its competition. Now, a team of researchers demonstrates what would have happened to the world’s megafauna if humans had never existed.
Can Microsoft redefine their brand?
Americans officially have World Cup fever — and the only prescription, it seems, is more tickets. The United States Men's National Team should have more supporters, by a vast margin, than any country other than host Brazil at the World Cup this summer,
The next time you visit a natural history museum, don’t believe everything you see. At least that’s according to Oxford University researchers, whose new study suggests that half of the specimens held in their collections may have the wrong name.Read more...
Feeling outnumbered by technology? Well you should be – though the actual total number of mobile owners is much less than the world's population, of course.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/10/08/there-are-now-more-mobile-devices-than-people-in-the-world/
World Cup 1, Super Bowl 0Before the first kickoff, ads related to the World Cup have already been shared more than this year's crop of Super Bowl commercials, according to marketing-technology company Unruly. The top-20 World Cup 2014 ads have so far netted 6.9 million shares across social media.
In recent years there has been an almost constant debate over the state of privacy in the Western world. With much criticism resting on governments the world over, private companies have often been cast as the underdogs in these conflicts, a characterization that benefits them greatly in the media.
Thanks to the release of Jurassic World, have you been finding yourself thinking about opening up a dinosaur theme park of your very own? Well, if you do, I sure hope that you have about $23,432,400,000 laying around. How do we know that would be the cost of such a venture?
The Anonymous hacker collective is making good on its promise to launch cyberattacks to disrupt the 2014 FIFA World Cup, which started last night in Brazil, with a number of hacks hitting websites.Read more: http://www.itproportal.
At last night’s Mobile World Conference (MWC) Microsoft didn’t drop a lot of bombs on the public but there were quite a few nuggets throughout the event. They showed a deeper look into Office on Widows 10, highlighted the universal Action Center,
Congrats, it's a parasitic alien! Gender reveal parties are exhaustingly overdone — from starting wildfires to nearly killing Grandpa, the heteronormative announcements can backfire beautifully. Twitter user @mskittenfish posted a video of a rare gender reveal done well. SEE ALSO:
Good morning, everyone. Apparently we're mad about towels. Scrolling through Twitter on Monday, you might have seen a feed full of people arguing over the amount of towels you're supposed to own.
Good news, Jedi. France's fencing federation has recognized lightsaber dueling as a competitive sport, the Associated Press reports. Now you can channel your inner Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker, or Qui-Gon Jinn (lol just kidding) with a French Fencing Federation judge watching you.SEE ALSO:
Marvel's The Punisher and Jessica Jones are getting axed.Don’t freak out, Jessica Jones fans — the third season of the show will still be streamed. But the relationship between Netflix and Marvel looks like it’s over.
Google is about to close a loophole that many companies used to track how people were browsing their website in Chrome.According to 9to5Google,
The thought of getting caught on a hot mic and broadcast nationwide without your knowledge is a pretty terrifying one. Especially if what you get caught saying is a pretty blatant — and accurate — statement about national politics, and you also happen to drop the f-bomb. SEE ALSO:
The UK's National Cyber Security Centre has assessed the dangers of using Huawei's 5G equipment, and it found that it's not such a big deal, Financial Times reported Sunday. The cybersecurity centre's findings have not yet been made public,
Plus-size swimwear company Swimsuits For All is proving sexiness comes in all sizes with a re-enactment of the Sports Illustrated 2014 Swimsuit Edition coverThe original cover, featuring supermodels Chrissy Teigen, Lily Aldridge and Nina Agdal,
Egypt's most potent satirist is off the air.Bassem Youssef has canceled his television program, "Al Bernameg." The anchor said he had been spurred by "harassment" and pressure, the source of which he did not directly identify.See also:
Mark your calendars for June 29, 2014.To celebrate the fifth annual Social Media Day, Mashable is hosting a party at one of the hottest new venues in Brooklyn,
When we think of the future of the military, we think of bigger and better weapons. Laser canons and the like. But what about the people operating those lasers? How can a behemoth like the Navy ready its future sailors for the high-tech combat of tomorrow? Believe it or not, with an Oculus Rift.
微软官博今天公布，微软研究院首席研究员莱斯利·兰伯特（Leslie Lamport）荣获美国计算机协会颁发的 2013 年“图灵奖”。图灵奖是计算机界的最高荣誉，素有“计算机诺贝尔奖”之称。
bmahersciwriter writes The news team at the scientific journal Nature turns its investigative power on the journal itself. The goal:
dcblogs writes: Scotland is not a major high-tech employment center, but it has good universities and entrepreneurial energy. About 70,000 people work in tech out of a total workforce of about 2.5 million, or about 3%. By contrast,
Amazon needs a diaper change sooner than expected. The ecommerce giant informed customers this week that it has pulled sales of the new Amazon Elements diapers barely a month and a half after it launched, according to an email first spotted by Gigaom.See also: Google's 'Rivalry' With Amazon?
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