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Cyberkriminalität: Fahnder entdecken 18 Millionen gestohlene E-Mail-Passwörter - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Cyberkriminalität: Fahnder entdecken 18 Millionen gestohlene E-Mail-Passwörter - SPIEGEL ONLINE | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
Die Staatsanwaltschaft Verden ist auf einen Datensatz von 18 Millionen E-Mail-Adressen samt Passwörtern gestoßen. Betroffen sind alle großen deutschen Provider. Manche Konten werden offenbar aktuell missbraucht.
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April Snowstorm Could Be A Record Breaker - CBS Minnesota

April Snowstorm Could Be A Record Breaker - CBS Minnesota | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
A snowstorm of record-breaking proportions is predicted to mess up the Friday morning commute in the Twin Cities. Forecasters say a mix of precipitation is expected to turn over to heavy snow after midnight Thursday and leave as much as a foot of snow in the Twin Cities by midmorning.
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Reserve your spot on Silicon Island

Reserve your spot on Silicon Island | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
We've launched a $25MM crowdfunding campaign to build a tech utopia. Perks include private ferries by Uber and more - join now!
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Alex Salmond to replace the Queen on new Scottish pound coin - Telegraph

Alex Salmond to replace the Queen on new Scottish pound coin - Telegraph | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
'Salmond Sterling' to be brought into circulation in 2015 if Scotland votes in favour of independence
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It was March misery in frigid northern, eastern USA

It was March misery in frigid northern, eastern USA | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
Many parts of the northern USA took a chill pill in March.
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White House Cyber Chief Says Snowden Damage Will Be Felt for Decades

White House Cyber Chief Says Snowden Damage Will Be Felt for Decades | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
Damage to U.S. national security caused by NSA contractor Edward Snowden will take decades to repair, the White House official in charge of cyber security said Friday. “Make no mistake: We are go
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'A' for Angela Merkel: GCHQ and NSA Targeted Private German Companies - SPIEGEL ONLINE

'A' for Angela Merkel: GCHQ and NSA Targeted Private German Companies - SPIEGEL ONLINE | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
Documents show that Britain's GCHQ intelligence service infiltrated German Internet firms and America's NSA obtained a court order to spy on Germany and collected information about the chancellor in a special database. Is it time for the country to open a formal espionage investigation?
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Black preschoolers more likely to face suspension

Black preschoolers more likely to face suspension | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
- Black students are more likely to be suspended from U.S. public schools -- even as tiny preschoolers.
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Fluent English: Wann ist über endlich over? - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Fluent English: Wann ist über endlich over? - SPIEGEL ONLINE | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
Ob Briten oder Amerikaner: "Über" finden alle großartig. Wenn man in der englischsprachigen Welt ausdrücken will, dass etwas ganz besonders toll ist, stellt man das deutsche Präfix voran. So langsam nervt's.
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Officers' body cameras raise privacy concerns

Officers' body cameras raise privacy concerns | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Officers at thousands of law enforcement agencies are wearing tiny cameras to record their interactions with the public, but in many cases the devices are being rolled out faster than departments are able to create policies to govern their use.
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Montreal police hand out 288 fines, arrest five during anti-police brutality protest

Montreal police hand out 288 fines, arrest five during anti-police brutality protest | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
Police gave out 288 fines of $637 each for participating in an illegal demonstration in Montreal Saturday, while another five were arrested on a variety of charges.
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Edward Snowden looms over Pulitzer Prizes

Edward Snowden looms over Pulitzer Prizes | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
Next month, the trustees who oversee America’s most distinguished journalistic award could face their toughest decision in at least four decades. The issue before the Pulitzer Prize Board: Does it honor reporting by The Washington Post and The Guardian based on stolen government documents that are arguably detrimental to the national security...
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US Having Its Coldest Six Month Period Since 1912

US Having Its Coldest Six Month Period Since 1912 | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
(To date, October-March temperatures are the coldest since 1899 - but they will rise some before the end of the month - and may pass 1912.) 77% of the US has been below normal temperature since Oct...
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Army Admits Fort Hood Shooter Was on Psychiatric Drugs

Paul Joseph Watson & Alex Jones | Connection between violence and SSRI medication emerges yet again.
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It's official - Chicago experienced the coldest four months ever on record

It's official - Chicago experienced the coldest four months ever on record | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
An over a century-old record falls. The average temperature for December 2013 to March 2014 period in  Chicago was only 22.0°F, 10 degrees below freezing, beating the old record set in the winter o...
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Scot-free! Union Jack gets a Yes vote makeover

Scot-free! Union Jack gets a Yes vote makeover | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
The plans propose ditching the cross of St Andrew, a white X on a blue background, that makes up a third of the current design.
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Beware the surveillance reform Trojan horse: what's not in the new NSA laws?

Beware the surveillance reform Trojan horse: what's not in the new NSA laws? | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
Trevor Timm: Here's what the privacy geeks are still worried about – that the spies might get more out of new bills than Snowden
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Überwachungsskandal: NSA speicherte mehr als 300 Berichte über Merkel - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Überwachungsskandal: NSA speicherte mehr als 300 Berichte über Merkel - SPIEGEL ONLINE | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
Der US-Geheimdienst NSA hat nach SPIEGEL-Informationen mehr als 300 Berichte über Angela Merkel erfasst. Die Kanzlerin ist gespeichert in einer Sonderdatenbank für Staats- und Regierungschefs. Für die Bundesanwaltschaft könnten die Dokumente nun ein entscheidendes Beweisstück sein.
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How the NSA Can Use Metadata to Predict Your Personality

How the NSA Can Use Metadata to Predict Your Personality | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
Despite assurances that metadata is free of content, new research shows that it can be highly personal. By Patrick Tucker
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Anti-Anxiety Drugs Tied to Higher Mortality

Sleeping pills were also linked to an increased risk of death in a large study.
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Public apathy over GCHQ snooping is a recipe for disaster

Public apathy over GCHQ snooping is a recipe for disaster | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
The lack of public alarm at government internet surveillance is frightening, but perhaps it's because the problem is difficult to convey in everyday terms, writes John Naughton
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Dolphins fall victim to ice off Cape Ray

Dolphins fall victim to ice off Cape Ray | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
About 40 white-beaked dolphins have died in jagged pack ice near Cape Ray, off Newfoundland's southwest coast, a mammal rescue and release group says.
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Büropsychologie: Warum Teamarbeit faul und unglücklich macht - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Büropsychologie: Warum Teamarbeit faul und unglücklich macht - SPIEGEL ONLINE | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
"Wir suchen einen teamfähigen Mitarbeiter" - der Satz gehört unweigerlich in jede Stellenanzeige. Dabei richtet der grassierende Team-Fetischismus viel Schaden an, sagt Buchautor Volker Kitz . Er verrät, wie man im Alltag dem Teamterror entkommt.
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Britain is treating journalists as terrorists – believe me, I know

Britain is treating journalists as terrorists – believe me, I know | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
Sarah Harrison: My links to WikiLeaks and Edward Snowden mean I am treated as a threat and can't return to the UK. We need a free speech roadmap
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Human Unexpectedly Beats Robot in Epic Ping Pong Battle

Human Unexpectedly Beats Robot in Epic Ping Pong Battle | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
Good news, humanfolk: we don't have to prepare ourselves for the inevitable robot apocalypse quite yet, because a ping pong pro beat a super powerful robot at table tennis yesterday.As we noted last month, robot manufacturing company KUKA Robotics decided to celebrate the opening of its first plant in Shanghai, China, with a battle royale between…
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