Silicon Valley import hopes to lead Hong Kong’s charge in mobile innovation – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostBut over the years, MotherApp grew into a mobile strategy consultancy with over 60 employees in Hong Kong and the US, and a list of clients including…

Disney pays $500M for YouTube network that distributes gaming content like … – GameSpot

A ‘deeply concerned’ Obama warns Russia against action in Crimea – Washington Post

Washington PostSEVASTOPOL, Ukraine — Heightened Russian military activity in Crimea on Friday prompted a stern warning from President Obama and a deepening sense of crisis among the leaders of the…

Dragic scores 40 to lead Suns past Pelicans – Reuters

ReutersDragic scores 40 to lead Suns past Pelicans. PHOENIX — It was a night of firsts for Phoenix guard Goran Dragic: His first 40-point night in the NBA and the…

Big Island donkeys find home at Honolulu Zoo – KITV Honolulu

Big Island donkeys find home at Honolulu ZooKITV HonoluluBut for 3-year-old Dusty and 2-year-old Eyore…the Honolulu Zoo…is their new home. Linda 9:55:53 “THE DONKEYS HAVE A LONG HISTORY WITH US…

Sounders’ Clint Dempsey will play in US game Wednesday – The Seattle Times

Sounders’ Clint Dempsey will play in US game WednesdayThe Seattle TimesSeattle, in fact, will be the only MLS team affected ahead of opening weekend as only two players from the…

Chicago man lobs class-action sueball at MtGox – Register

RegisterFriday’s bankruptcy filing wasn’t the only time the name “MtGox” was heard in a courtroom this week. Predictably, the cash-strapped Bitcoin exchange is now the subject of a class-action lawsuit…

Ukraine crisis: Obama warns Russia against intervention – BBC News

BBC NewsUS President Barack Obama has warned Russia there will be “costs” for any military intervention in Ukraine. He said he was deeply concerned by reports of Russian military movements…

Mt. Gox Bitcoin Exchange Sued in US for ‘Misappropriation’ (2) – Businessweek

BusinessweekBankrupt Mt. Gox, once the world’s biggest Bitcoin exchange, was sued by a customer in federal court in Chicago in a proposed class-action lawsuit representing all U.S. users who lost…

Moov Brings Smarts to Fitness Tech – TechNewsWorld

TechNewsWorldMoov could be the first fitness gadget that adds “ability to motivate” to its list of features and functions. In addition to collecting and analyzing data, Moov offers personalized performance…

Freddy Adu shoots down rumors he’s in talks with NASL side Atlanta Silverbacks – Major League Soccer

Major League SoccerFormer MLS and US national team starlet Freddy Adu shot down rumors Friday that he is in talks to revive his career with the NASL’s Atlanta Silverbacks. Silverbacks…

New Stills From Gareth Edwards’ New Godzilla Movie – Den of Geek (US)

Den of Geek (US)Check out new pics from the Gareth Edwards’ new Godzilla movie featuring Bryan Cranston, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, and the big guy himself. Up from the depths and 40…

2014 NFL Draft: Prospect Profile — Dee Ford, OLB, Auburn – Big Blue View

Big Blue View2014 NFL Draft: Prospect Profile — Dee Ford, OLB, Auburn. By Invictus XI  @KSIXI on Feb 27 2014, 4:00p 45. Daniel Shirey-US PRESSWIRE.

Troubled Bitcoin Exchange MtGox Files for Bankruptcy – PC Magazine

PC MagazineMtGox said it has lost nearly half a billion dollars worth of the digital currency following cyberattacks on its computer systems. 0shares. Everything you Need to Know About Bitcoin.…

Pastor Rick Warren wants to send Hollywood a message with “Son of God” – CBS News

CBS NewsMore than 100 million people watched at least part of the 10-hour miniseries “The Bible” on the History channel last March. Now the producers are turning the television special…

UK, US spies stored millions of Yahoo webcam images: Report – Times of India

Times of IndiaLONDON: Britain’s communications spy agency GCHQ and the US National Security Agency (NSA) intercepted and stored images from webcams used by millions of Yahoo users, the Guardian newspaper…

Turkey PM ‘tapped calls fabricated by the police’ – BBC News

BBC NewsTurkey’s prime minister has accused his enemies in the police of trying to bring him and his AKP government down. It follows the emergence of a recording in which…

US Moves Toward Atlantic Oil Exploration, Stirring Debate Over Sea Life – New York Times

New York TimesA blue whale near rigs off Southern California. Experts disagree on the effects of seismic surveys on sea mammals. Credit David McNew/Getty Images. the main story. the main…

Armed men in unmarked uniforms patrol top Crimea airport in Ukraine; tensions … – Fox News

Fox NewsSIMFEROPOL, Ukraine – Dozens of armed men in military uniforms without markings are patrolling the airport in the capital of Ukraine’s strategic Crimea region. An Associated Press photographer saw…

Crimea’s Bloody Past Is a Key to Its Present – New York Times

New York TimesThe Crimean War ensnared Russia, the Ottoman Empire, France, Britain and Sardinia. Credit Hulton-Deutsch Collection, via Corbis. the main story. the main story. the main story Share This…

N Korea tests missiles amid S Korea-US exercises – BBC News

BBC NewsNorth Korea has fired four short-range missiles into the sea, South Korean defence ministry officials say, in a move widely seen as a response to South Korea’s military exercises…

Ukraine crisis: US urges restraint and warns it is ‘watching Russia’ – BBC News

BBC NewsThe US has called for all sides to “step back and avoid any kind of provocations” amid heightened tensions in Ukraine’s Crimea region. Secretary of State John Kerry said…

Is the Internet Bad for Society and Relationships? – NEWS.GNOM.ES

NEWS.GNOM.ESThe Internet becomes a bigger part of our lives everyday, making life more convenient but also taking away the human element of living in the moment and making relationships more…

Crimea sets date for autonomy vote amid gunmen, anti-Kiev protests – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorThe former governor of the region, Serhiy Kunitsyn, suggested that the group could be made up of former members of the government riot police, known as Berkut, who…

I am your legitimate leader, fugitve president tells the ‘mob’ in Kiev – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukRussian television reported yesterday that Yanukovych, who fled Kiev last week after bloody clashes between protesters and police forces, is now in Russia and the three main news agencies said…

With Rep. Cory Gardner exiting US House, Republicans eye race – Denver Post

Denver Post(Hyoung Chang, The Denver Post file). Asked if he wanted to be addressed as congressman someday, Sonnenberg laughed and said, “Not yet.” “Don’t read to much into that,” Sonnenberg…

US Attorney General Eric Holder Rushed to Washington DC Hospital – The Root

The RootA Justice Department official released the following statement viewed by NBC Washington: “During his regular morning meeting with senior staff, the Attorney General began experiencing symptoms including faintness and…

Russia says US proposing cooperation with Moscow over Ukraine – Reuters

ReutersMOSCOW Feb 27 (Reuters) – Russia said that U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry proposed cooperation with Moscow to resolve the Ukraine crisis during a telephone conversation with Foreign Minister…

Report: UK spy agency collected Yahoo webcam images – USA TODAY

USA TODAYBritain’s surveillance agency GCHQ, aided by the National Security Agency, have intercepted and stored the webcam images from millions of Yahoo chats by users who were not being targeted…

UPDATE 2-US calls on Russia to be transparent, avoid risky Ukraine steps – Reuters

Reuters(Adds Hagel comments). BRUSSELS Feb 27 (Reuters) – Russia must be transparent about military exercises along Ukraine’s border and not take any steps that could be misinterpreted or “lead to…

Snowstorm to Cause Major Disruptions From Chicago to NYC – AccuWeather.com

AccuWeather.comMarch may not come in like a lion everywhere across the nation, but winter will roar during the first several days of the month and impact more than 100 million…

Grim Afghan future if no security pact, says general – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeBAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan — Depicting a grim future for Afghanistan without US help, the top US military officer said Wednesday that Afghanistan’s refusal to sign a security agreement…

SecondMarket jumps to give legitimacy to Bitcoin – USA TODAY

USA TODAYBitcoin gets a second chance from SecondMarket — and it may be just what the virtual currency needs to become a legitimate rival to major currencies. SecondMarket, a New…

Senator Calls For Total Ban of ‘Dangerous’ Bitcoin – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comSen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va, has written to federal regulators urging them to totally ban Bitcoin, the “cryptocurrency” that has so excited the financial and tech world over the last year.…

Putin Drills Ground Troops at Ukraine’s Doorstep as US Warns Against Intervention – New York Times

Putin Drills Ground Troops at Ukraine’s Doorstep as US Warns Against InterventionNew York TimesCredit Sergey Ponomarev for The New York Times. “Crimea is Russian!,” some of the protesters screamed as…