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The Chinese government said that after it presented Apple with concerns about the iPhone 6's security features, the company provided it with “official materials” to address them.
From: New York Times | By: Paul Mozur and Shanshan Wang | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Either way, the message is clear: YOU are in charge of your body.The post Girls, Not Taking Nude Selfies Can Be Just as Powerful as Taking Them appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Kacy Faulconer | Monday, September 29, 2014
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Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog’s morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara (@pkollipara). To subscribe by e-mail, click here. Send comments, criticism or ideas to Wonkbook at Washpost dot com. To read more by the Wonkblog team, click here. Follow...
From: Washington Post | By: Puneet Kollipara | Monday, September 29, 2014
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We use our smartphones in place of maps, health trackers and cameras, so why not use them to replace our credit cards, too? It’s not like Americans don’t already choose their smartphones when it’s time to shop and bank online. MoreHow to Fix iOS...
From: Time | By: Doug Aamoth | Monday, September 29, 2014
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Haaretz reports: "Agriculture Minister Yair Shamir said during a visit to the south on Sunday that he was examining ways to lower the birthrate of the Bedouin community. Shamir heads the ministerial committee on Bedouin resettlement arrangements. “We...
From: Mondoweiss | By: Kate | Monday, September 29, 2014
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Solar Love. Black Hills Power was considering a special demand rate for all renewable energy customers instead of a reward for installing solar panels that help with grid security, grid reliability, energy independence, the environment, and public health....
From: CleanTechnica | By: Cynthia Shahan | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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When someone wrote me to say there was a data breach at the company behind several major supermarket chains — including Albertsons, Jewel-Osco, ACME, Star Markets, and Shaw’s — I thought, “That happened about six weeks ago, didn’t it?” Alas,...
From: Consumerist | By: Chris Morran | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to five word summaries. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Buying cheap or for life 2. Best financial decision? 3. Grocery store ethics...
From: The Simple Dollar | By: Trent | Monday, September 29, 2014
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So, the multimillionaire architect of Obamacare went on a luxury trek up Mount Kilimanjaro recently with two of his trust-fund nephews. I am guessing that much to his dismay, he got a bit winded moving through all those exotic ecosystems. His 57-year-old...
From: Truthout | Monday, September 29, 2014
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Apple has patched OS X against a security vulnerability called "Shellshock." Shellshock is a bug discovered last week that, when exploited, can allow a remote user to control one or more computers in a system.  Once the computers are under remote control,...
From: Business Insider | By: Sam Colt | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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In a remote and deserted lanscape, a single cradle, left behind by Syrian Kurdish refugees, lies at the Turkish-Syrian border. Over 150,000 Syrian Kurds have fled to Turkey since the frontier opened, to escape the advances of Islamic State militants.
From: Reuters | By: Murad Sezer | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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With the ultimate captive markets, prison bankers and state jailers make money off high fees for financial services....
From: Time | By: Massimo Calabresi | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Private company profits by helping prisons squeeze inmates' families for cash
From: Center for Public Integrity | By: Daniel Wagner | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Eight days after Afghan presidential contenders signed off on a power-sharing agreement, Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai replaced Hamid Karzai as president.
From: Christian Science Monitor | Monday, September 29, 2014
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“I am strong. Could I really have any other name?”
From: The Rumpus | By: Whittier Strong | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Renewable energy provider sPower (Sustainable Power Group) promoted its current CFO, J.I. “Chip” Everest, to president. SPower is an owner-operator of utility and distributed electrical generation in the U.S. and the U.K. and is a portfolio company...
From: Greentech Media | By: Eric Wesoff | Monday, September 29, 2014
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With apparent naïveté, the UN insists on taking its cue from the very corporations who are responsible for degrading the planet, destroying lives and creating the crisis in the first place. This is pervasive throughout institutions and governments...
From: Truthout | Monday, September 29, 2014
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The newly inaugurated president of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani, is expected to sign a security deal tomorrow that will allow 10,000 U.S. troops to remain in Afghanistan after the international operation officially finishes at the end of the year. Nevertheless,...
From: Reason | By: Ed Krayewski | Monday, September 29, 2014
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Do you need some emergency funds? This article will focus on payday cash advances. There are certain situations you can find yourself in (i.e, credit problems and a pressing need for cash) that make these kinds of loans a viable … Continue reading...
From: The Blog that Ruth Built | By: Kate Pierce | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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MoreHow Much Will the Apple Watch Really Cost?13 Apple Watch Design Combinations (and What Each Says About You)The New iPhones and Apple Watch (in Two Minutes)It’s interesting to read all the coverage Apple got for its watch announcement, and the amazing...
From: Time | By: Doug Aamoth | Monday, September 29, 2014
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But that doesn’t mean you won’t get annoying weight loss spam from your friends
From: Time | By: Noah Rayman | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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The Values Voter Summit happens every fall at the Omni Shoreham Hotel, the premier venue for conservative conventions in Washington, DC. (For those of you keeping score, it goes Omni, Grand Hyatt, Mayflower. We do not attend conventions at sub-Mayflower...
From: Wonkette | By: Beth Ethier | Sunday, September 28, 2014
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Dear White People, written and directed by Justin Simien, takes a satirical look at race relations in America. Be prepared for the October 17 premiere with a selection of books for teens that deal with intolerance, civil rights, and racism.
From: School Library Journal | By: Joy Fleishhacker | Monday, September 29, 2014
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The hits keep coming, and each virus is growing more powerful and stealthy than the virus preceding it....
From: VentureBeat | By: Richard Byrne Reilly | Monday, September 29, 2014
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Some point out that cultural practices in parts of Sierra Leone aggravate risks, such as bathing in water used to wash Ebola victims, believing it will bring good luck.
From: Global Voices | By: Abdoulaye Bah | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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a BALTIMORE (Stockpickr) -- U.S. markets corrected last week, a move lower that was marked by a couple of particularly nasty sessions. The good news is that the selling wasn't as bad as it could have been. The S&P 500 shed only 1.39% between Monday's...
From: TheStreet | By: Jonas Elmerraji | Monday, September 29, 2014
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Apple's latest iPhone can now be sold in China after the U.S.-based company assured Beijing it would not share user data with other governments. China's phone regulator, which approved the sale of the phones Tuesday, said Apple promised to fix potential...
From: Voice of America | By: VOA News | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will go on general sale across China in the wake of rigorous security scrutiny...
From: Telegraph | By: Rhiannon Williams | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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BEIJING (AP) -- China's phone regulator has approved the iPhone 6 for sale after Apple Inc. promised never to allow other governments access to users'
From: Taiwan News | By: Associated Press | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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The iPhone 6 will be sold in China from Oct 17, after rigorous regulator scrutiny led to Apple Inc reassuring the Chinese government that the smartphones did not have security "backdoors" through which US agencies can access users' data.
From: The Star Malaysia | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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BEIJING (AP) — China's phone regulator said Tuesday it has approved Apple Inc.'s iPhone 6 for use on Chinese networks after the company promised never to allow other governments access to user…
From: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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China's phone regulator has approved the iPhone 6 for sale after Apple Inc. promised never to allow other governments access to users' information.
From: San Diego Union-Tribune | By: Associated Press | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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BEIJING (Reuters) - The iPhone 6 will be sold in China from Oct 17, after rigorous regulator scrutiny led to Apple Inc reassuring the Chinese government that the smartphones did not have security "backdoors" through which U.S. agencies can access users'...
From: Reuters | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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The iPhone 6 has finally been approved to be sold in China, the world's largest smartphone market and one of Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) largest for iPhone sales, ten days after its global launch.China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology was...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: SeekingAlpha | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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China has cleared the way for Apple to sell its latest iPhones in the key market by granting it a licence, the industry regulator said on Tuesday, after the US giant agreed to improve the security of users' personal details.
From: PhysOrg | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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China has effectively cleared the iPhone 6 for sale in the country, granting the product a license, but not before a government regulator demanded Apple make some security changes in the iOS operating system to fix suspected flaws in the software.China’s...
From: PC World | By: Michael Kan | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Just hours after Chinese regulators said they had approved the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Apple announced the new phones would go on sale in China starting Oct. 17. “We are thrilled to bring iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus to our customers in China on...
From: VentureBeat | By: Chris O'Brien | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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The Justice Department is set to announce broad restrictions on racial and religious profiling in federal investigations including those involving matters of national security....
From: Fox News | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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The untold and scarring history of online child porn.
From: The Kernel | By: Patrick Howell O'Neill | Sunday, September 28, 2014
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Germany is trying to increase its involvement in global security after years of reluctance, but its limitations have have drawn questions from politicians....
From: New York Times | By: ALISON SMALE | Monday, September 29, 2014
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Linda Tirado, author of Hand To Mouth, explains why the poor often make terrible decisions: I smoke. It’s expensive. It’s also the best option. You see, I am always, always exhausted. It’s a stimulant. When I am too tired to walk one more step,...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Monday, September 29, 2014
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A greenhouse in the northern Canadian community of Kuujjuaq, Nunavik is providing fresh local produce for residents of the Arctic region for the first time. The greenhouse will help improve local food security by extending the growing season past...
From: Christian Science Monitor | Monday, September 29, 2014
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The intruder who jumped the White House fence earlier this month and sprinted through the mansion's front door in a rare security breach made it farther into the building than previously known, sources told Fox News on Monday....
From: Fox News | Monday, September 29, 2014
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Although OS X is among the systems listed as vulnerable to the recently-uncovered Shellshock / Bash security flaw (still not sure what that is? Let us explain.), Apple has said it isn't a problem for most users. For those potentially vulnerable due......
From: Engadget | By: Richard Lawler | Monday, September 29, 2014
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Cisco has a novel approach for selling its big Internet vision, called Intercloud: There is no better way to impose government policies on the Internet....
From: New York Times | By: QUENTIN HARDY | Monday, September 29, 2014
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From: Time | By: Olivia B. Waxman | Monday, September 29, 2014
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A fire shut down the city's airports on Friday, but the ripple effect is still forcing delays and cancellations. The FAA is also reviewing its contingency and security plans.
From: NPR | By: David Schaper | Monday, September 29, 2014
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Subject: In-town travel report #2 — arrival at Hilton   Motorcade arrived at Capital Hilton at 3:36 p.m. after a very short, uneventful ride. A relatively sizable crowd gathered at 16 and H NW right outside of the exit of the WH to take cell-phone...
From: Fox News | By: Greta Van Susteren | Monday, September 29, 2014
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Read Benjamin Netanyahu’s Sept. 29, 2014 speech.
From: JTA | By: Uriel Heilman | Monday, September 29, 2014
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It's hard to keep up with the privacy-threatening shenanigans at the Internal Revenue Service, but let's give it a try. Just days after revealing that the tax agency's failure to follow its own rules put the private data of 1.4 million people at risk,...
From: Reason | By: J.D. Tuccille | Monday, September 29, 2014
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