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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 The Financial Times, Standard Chartered, and most recently, Hong Kong’s Ocean Park. Right now, if you … …read more From:: Hong Kong News By Google […]

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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 new Ukrainian government in Kiev. U.S. officials said Russian …Ukraine crisis: Crimea leader appeals to Putin for helpBBC NewsArmed men seize two airports in Ukraine’s […]

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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 inside the country. Ukraine’s acting president has accused Russia of …Ukraine says Russian troops take over airports in CrimeaWashington PostCongressional leaders back Obama on Ukraine, […]

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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 money. The Mt. Gox exchange announced Feb. 24 it had lost 750,000 …Almost Half a Billion Worth of Bitcoins VanishWall Street JournalMt. Gox Files for […]

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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 advice and encouragement in a nonjudgmental tone of voice. “Most of the …US-based fitness monitor Moov attains $40K crowdfunding target in 90 minutesVenture Capital PostFormer […]

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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 head coach and technical director Eric Wynalda on Wednesday told SI.com that he wanted …Atlanta signs Carrillo and Burgos, sets sights on AduSoccer America all […]

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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. MtGox, formerly the world’s biggest bitcoin exchange, filed for bankruptcy …Mt. Gox Bitcoin Exchange Sued in US for ‘Misappropriation’ (1)BusinessweekMt. Gox files for bankruptcy, admits […]

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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 into a feature film called “Son of God,” which opens in theaters Friday. 37 Photos …Christians line up to break US box office for JesusTelegraph.co.ukProducers: […]

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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 reported on Thursday. GCHQ files leaked by former …Yahoo webcam images intercepted and storedIrish TimesGCHQ secretly captured images of innocent webcam usersTelegraph.co.ukUK, US spies ‘stored […]

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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 story. the main story Share …Rules set for oil testing in Atlantic OceanGreenville NewsFeds unveil drilling studyLongview News-JournalUS regulators say seismic testing can be done […]

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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 men armed with assault rifles Friday morning at the …Crimea sets date for autonomy vote amid gunmen, anti-Kiev protests (+video)Christian Science MonitorRussian troop movements near […]

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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 Page.New Ukraine flashpoint: Pro-Russia gunmen seize Crimean parliament (+video)Christian Science MonitorOusted Ukraine leader Yanukovych re-emergesAFPBiden: US Supports Ukraine’s New GovernmentVoice of AmericaBloomberg –NPR –Businessweekall 3,829 […]

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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 he had spoken to his Russian counterpart who promised to respect Ukraine’s “territorial …Russian moves raise stakes in Ukraine conflictTimes of IndiaTroop buildup near Ukraine […]

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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 superficial, survey respondents told the Pew Research Center. READ: FCC …Thirteen percent of US adults say they don’t use the InternetWashington PostAs Web’s 25th anniversary […]

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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 were involved in the deadly clashes with demonstrators in Kiev last week. The new …I am your legitimate leader, fugitve president tells the ‘mob’ in […]

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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 he would be holding a press conference in the country today.Ukraine crisis: Yatsenyuk is PM-designate, Kiev Maidan toldBBC NewsUS aids Kiev but ‘this is not […]

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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 added. “I’m just looking at it so far.” Renfroe said he is “honored” at …Gardner in and Buck out in Colorado’s Senate raceLexington Herald LeaderGardner […]

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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 shortness of breath. As a …Attorney General Eric Holder Taken to MedStar Washington Hospital CenterNBC4 WashingtonEric Holder Taken to D.C. HospitalComcast SportsNet WashingtonAG Eric Holder […]

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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 Sergei Lavrov on Thursday. Lavrov underscored the need …Maybe Putin isn’t the chess grand masterMSNBCUS warns Russia ‘this is not Rocky IV’ as Putin puts […]

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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 for any wrongdoing, The Guardian reports, quoting from secret …UK spies ‘intercepted webcam images of Yahoo users’BBC NewsReport: UK spies captured millions of Yahoo users’ […]

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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 miscalculation during a delicate time,” U.S. Defense Secretary …Hagel Warns Russia on Ukraine Miscalculation Amid Crimea UnrestBloombergHagel Warns Russia Not to Intervene in UkraineNew York […]

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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 people. Early indications are that a long-duration snow event will expand from the northern …Winter weather blasts the US againIndependent OnlineWinter Storm Titan: Ice Storm […]

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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 with the United States may make the fight more difficult this year, …Kerry, Rasmussen Expect Deal After Karzai LeavesRadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyUS army chief fears complete troop withdrawal […]

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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. Manchin calls Bitcoin “dangerous,” “disruptive” and “highly unstable.”.Bitcoin Foundation Aided New York Prosecutor’s Probe of Mt. GoxBusinessweekCan Bitcoin survive? Debate rages, but experts say regulation […]

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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 brawls erupted with rival demonstrations by Crimea’s ethnic Tatars supporting the new interim authorities. While the military maneuvers were … and more …read more Source: […]