RSA Denies Snowden’s Claims That It Accepted $10 Million From The NSA For … – International Business Times

International Business TimesAn RSA SecurID dongle used for internet VPN tunnelling is seen in Toronto on Dec. 18, 2013. Reuters. RSA, the cybersecurity arm of EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), categorically denied…

Man Shot, Killed In Front Of Compton Business Identified – CBS Local

Man Shot, Killed In Front Of Compton Business IdentifiedCBS LocalThe Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department said in a statement that deputies responded to a business in the area following a report…

High-tech coalition seeks to ease tensions in S.F. – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleThere are moves afoot to address the civic backlash against San Francisco’s tech community. The night before Friday’s incidents involving private shuttles ferrying tech workers to Silicon Valley,…

Melt Water Discovered Under Greenland Ice Sheet, Reservoir Trapped ‘Like The … – International Business Times

International Business TimesGreenland is home to the second largest sheet of ice in the world, behind Antarctica. Creative Commons. Scientists were blown away to find liquid water in one of…

Japanese Team Dominates Competition to Create Rescue Robots – New York Times

New York TimesHOMESTEAD, Fla. — An international competition to pave the way for a new generation of rescue robots was dominated by a team of Japanese roboticists who were students…

‘Dhoom 3′ Breaks Record For Biggest … – Deadline.com

Deadline.comUPDATE, SUNDAY AM: With the estimates now tallied, Dhoom 3 has set a new record for biggest opening weekend of a Bollywood film ever in North America. The actioner’s three-day…

iOS 7 Untethered Jailbreak Now Available – TechCrunch

TechCrunchA team of iOS programmers called Evasi0n have jailbroken that latest iPhone/iPod/iPad operating system, iOS 7.0.4. Jailbreaking allows uses to install home-brew software and run unapproved apps from the Cydia…

Sean “Diddy” Combs Dances With Daughters at Birthday Slumber Party to … – E! Online

E! OnlineSean “Diddy” Combs is really loving BeyoncĂ©’s new album. The hip-hop mogul posted an adorable video of himself dancing (and teaching his daughters how to dance) to the song…

Bayern Munich beats Raja Casablanca to win Club World Cup – SI.com

SI.comThe European champion added a record fifth title of the year to its trophy cabinet with the Club World Cup win. Chris Brunskill Ltd/Getty Images. MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) Bayern Munich…

Freed Khodorkovsky likely to steer clear of politics – AFP

AFPMoscow — Russia?s former richest man Mikhail Khodorkovsky is likely to stay out of the nitty-gritty of Russian politics following his decade-long prison ordeal but could still exercise a degree…

Exclusive: Newly Sequenced Plant Genome Solves Darwin’s ‘Abominable … – Design & Trend

Design & TrendThe flower is the only link to the ancient flowers that covered the planet and is helping scientists understand the evolutionary processes that led to the 300,000 species…

DNA of Oldest Flowering Plant Solves Darwin’s Evolution Mystery – Science World Report

Science World ReportOne of Darwin’s mysteries may have been solved thanks to the sequenced genome of the Amborella plant. Scientists have discovered why flowers suddenly proliferated on Earth millions of…

Sex, gluttony and hoarding marked evolution of flowering plants – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesNever mind the selfish gene – the cellular family history of the oldest living species of flowering plants is marked by enough sex and gluttony to earn a…

Invasion of the Body Snatchers: San Francisco Edition – Slate Magazine

Slate MagazineSilicon Valley has been reaching its tentacles into San Francisco for some time now, just as the suburban tech companies of Puget Sound—Microsoft, Amazon, and now Google and Facebook…

NSA Dragnet Included Allies, Aid Groups and Business Elite – New York Times

New York TimesSecret documents reveal more than 1,000 targets of American and British surveillance in recent years, including the office of an Israeli prime minister, heads of international aid organizations,…

Bus Vandalized as Protesters in SF, Oakland Target Silicon Valley Shuttles – KQED (blog)

KQED (blog)Update 11:50 a.m.: It turns out there were two incidents this morning in Oakland involving Google buses in addition to a protest involving an Apple bus in San Francisco.…

UPDATE 4-BlackBerry steps back on handset business, shares jump – Reuters

Reuters(Adds details). By Euan Rocha, Alastair Sharp and Allison Martell. TORONTO Dec 20 (Reuters) – BlackBerry Ltd said on Friday it was entering a handset production deal that lowers the…

Amborella Gene Explains Flower Evolution since 160 Million Years Ago – Headlines & Global News

Headlines & Global NewsA genome of a flowering plant may pave the way to improving the health and cultivation of major food crops. (Photo : Flickr). A genome of a…

Who, What, Why: Does Devyani Khobragade have diplomatic immunity? – BBC News

BBC NewsDeputy consul general Devyani Khobragade was arrested in New York on suspicion of visa fraud. Can she claim diplomatic immunity? If you are a diplomat abroad, you can get…

Pop-up Styleshack brings local fashion boutiques to Woodward Avenue – Crain’s Detroit Business

Pop-up Styleshack brings local fashion boutiques to Woodward AvenueCrain’s Detroit BusinessSome of those local vendors were drawn to the space by the fashion startup Styleshack LLC. The company hosts clothing…

Supernovae hundreds of times brighter than normal observed – UPI.com

UPI.comSANTA BARBARA, Calif., Dec. 18 (UPI) — U.S. astronomers say they’ve discovered two supernovas 10 billion light-years from Earth that are 100 times more luminous than a normal supernova. Scientists…

Atlanta Tea Party chapter also hates plans for new Braves stadium – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAdd another group to the list of people who hate the Atlanta Braves’ plan to abandon Turner Field and move to a new stadium in Cobb County. The Atlanta…

Lokpal out of way, Rahul seeks longer Winter Session to pass six more anti-graft … – Indian Express

Indian ExpressRahul Gandhi is seeking for an extension to the Winter Session of Parliament to pass more anti-corruption laws. The Congress vice president is of the view that the Lokpal…

New Microsoft CEO Not Expected Until Early 2014 – PC Magazine

PC MagazineThose of you hoping to close out 2013 with a new Microsoft CEO will be disappointed. Redmond said today that Steve Ballmer’s successor probably won’t be selected until “the…

Paris Jackson gets teary-eyed while revealing she misses MJ in new docu – Business Standard

Business StandardMichael Jackson’s daughter, Paris Jackson, welled up while talking about her late father’s death and how much she misses him, a scene from a new documentary has revealed. In…

Court upholds Motorola import ban in dispute with Microsoft – PCWorld

Court upholds Motorola import ban in dispute with MicrosoftPCWorldAn appeals court has ruled against a Motorola Mobility bid to declare invalid a Microsoft patent that figures in an import ban…

HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: 50 Pairs of Passes to Scorsese’s ‘The Wolf of … – HollywoodChicago.com

HollywoodChicago.comCHICAGO – Highly anticipated! In the latest HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film with our unique social giveaway technology, we have 50 pairs of advance-screening passes plus 3 soundtracks up for grabs for…

Mack Brown: I did it with ‘integrity and class’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMack Brown said Sunday that he decided to step down as head coach at Texas because there were too many distractions, too many negatives to continue, that staying on…

Japan diplomat wounded in Yemen stabbing – NDTV

NDTVSanaa, Yemen: Assailants stabbed a Japanese diplomat repeatedly on Sunday after dragging him from his car in the Yemeni capital, scene of a spate of attacks on foreigners, the embassy…

NKorea leader visits ski resort – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldSeoul: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has visited a ski resort under construction in the northeast of the country to check on the progress of his pet project.…

Hope they’re nice this year! SantaCon 2013 in New York City – New York Daily News

New York Daily News14, 2013 to congregate in the streets and barhop. Behavior at the annual event worries locals, who observed fighting, urinating and vomiting among participants in previous years.…

Las Vegas Sands cancels Spain casino resort plan – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunMADRID — Casino operator Las Vegas Sands on Friday scrapped plans to build a “EuroVegas” resort near Madrid after the Spanish government rejected as illegal concessions demanded for…

Bitcoin’s Biggest Investment: Coinbase Deposits $25 Million From Andreessen … – Forbes

ForbesIf you ever meet Brian Armstrong, CEO of Coinbase, ask him to hook you up with some Bitcoin. “I’ll give $5 worth of Bitcoin to anyone who asks to help…

Drake’s Bay Video Shows Oyster Farm Business Builled By Feds

Drakes Bay Oyster Company, as of this writing, is still open, and fighting a tough legal battle to close it, and all because the Federal Department Of The Interior under…

NASA’s Juno Captures Earth-Moon Dancing [Videos] – Nature World News

Nature World NewsNASA’s Juno has captured a video that shows Earth and Moon in a cosmic dance. (Photo : NASA/JPL-Caltech). A latest video by the U.S. space agency NASA shows…