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Google's Data Shows That This Year's Flu Season Is the Worst In a Long Time - The Atlantic

Google's Data Shows That This Year's Flu Season Is the Worst In a Long Time - The Atlantic | News Around the World | Scoop.it
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Google's Data Shows That This Year's Flu Season Is the Worst In a Long Time
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For the past six flu seasons, Google has predicted the severity of the annual plague based on the increase in flu-related search terms.
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Doctor Who Treated Ebola Patients Isolated in NYC Hospital

Doctor Who Treated Ebola Patients Isolated in NYC Hospital | News Around the World | Scoop.it
A health care worker who recently returned from Guinea was rushed to New York City's Bellevue Hospital on Thursday with Ebola-like symptoms.
The man, who was working with Doctors Without Borders, has not tested positive for the virus.
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APT Groups Return - Chinese Hackers Resume Cyber Espionage Operations

APT Groups Return - Chinese Hackers Resume Cyber Espionage Operations | News Around the World | Scoop.it
Year back, one of the largest “Advanced Persistent Threat” (APT) hacking groups received widespread attention from the media and from the U.S. government.
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These folks need shut down.

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Emerging Countries Surge Ahead of U.S. in Social Media, Cell Phone Use - The Wire

Emerging Countries Surge Ahead of U.S. in Social Media, Cell Phone Use - The Wire | News Around the World | Scoop.it
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Emerging Countries Surge Ahead of U.S.
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Cell phones seem to be the way to go these days!

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NBC Reporter's Story of Getting Hacked in Russia Is BS, Experts Say

NBC Reporter's Story of Getting Hacked in Russia Is BS, Experts Say | News Around the World | Scoop.it
An NBC report that claimed visitors to Russia would have their phones and computers hacked almost immediately upon arrival has come under fire from security experts who claim the segment is misleading.
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You have to wonder what is truly going on...

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Bell small business customer information breached in hacking attack ...

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TORONTO – Bell Canada says 22,400 of its small business customers have had their account information compromised by hackers. Bell says in a release the breach of usernames and passwords occurred when an ...
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Hackers are everywhere...

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Small businesses use Pinterest, Instagram to reach customers - Asbury Park Press

Small businesses use Pinterest, Instagram to reach customers - Asbury Park Press | News Around the World | Scoop.it
Castleford Media (blog) Small businesses use Pinterest, Instagram to reach customers Asbury Park Press Chubbies co-founders Tom Montgomery, left, and Preston Rutherford, right, stand behind a laptop at the company headquarters in San Francisco,...
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Pinterest is becoming more and more useful in letting the public know about small businesses's products and services!

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Remembering Bob Hope And His Awesome UFO House (PHOTOS) - Huffington Post

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Remembering Bob Hope And His Awesome UFO House (PHOTOS)
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On this day, 10 years ago, I got the news that Bob Hope had died at the age of 100. 100. I couldn't get over it.
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He was an awesome guy.

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Wired Space Photo of the Day: Jets in Carina

Wired Space Photo of the Day: Jets in Carina | News Around the World | Scoop.it
Jet in the Carina Nebula taken with Hubble's WFC3 detector.    
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Amazing!

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U.K. Spy Agency Secretly Taps Over 200 Fiber-Optic Cables, Shares Data With the NSA

U.K. Spy Agency Secretly Taps Over 200 Fiber-Optic Cables, Shares Data With the NSA | News Around the World | Scoop.it
The British spy agency GCHQ has secretly tapped more than 200 fiber-optic cables carrying phone and internet traffic and has been sharing data with the U.S.
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40 Beautiful Examples of Cloudscape Photography | Inspiration

40 Beautiful Examples of Cloudscape Photography | Inspiration | News Around the World | Scoop.it
Seeing a cloud is like being apart of a wakeful dream.
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Very Picturesque

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Hijacking Airplanes With An Android Phone

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04/10/2013 An extremely well attended talk by Hugo Teso, a security consultant at n.runs AG in Germany, about the completely realistic scenario of plane hijacking via a simple Android app has galva...
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Very real and scary. It is hard to believe that Hugo is the only person that has thought of this and can do it.

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Demos urges police to gather intelligence from social media

Demos urges police to gather intelligence from social media | News Around the World | Scoop.it
Think tank Demos urges UK police forces to appoint a senior officer to take charge of gathering intelligence from social media (Demos urges police to gather intelligence from social media http://t.co/Oipwau06vx)...
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The proposed police social media chiefs would be responsible for co-ordinating their force’s online communication, enforcing the legal framework and ensuring 24-hour staffing of social media accounts. - I thought they were already dong this?

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UFO light formation over Raleigh, NC

I was getting out of my car and spotted this in the sky so I pulled out my phone to record. It was a triangular formation of lights not moving in the sky, an...
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UFO or New Military Design...

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Retailers get creative with Pinterest to boost sales - The Denver Post

Retailers get creative with Pinterest to boost sales - The Denver Post | News Around the World | Scoop.it
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Retailers get creative with Pinterest to boost sales
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NEW YORK — Target, Nordstrom and other big chains are pinning their hopes of attracting shoppers on social media.
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Big chain stores are now using Pinterest - if they are they should you be too?

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Vulnerability in World's Largest Site Turned Million of Visitors into DDoS Zombies

Vulnerability in World's Largest Site Turned Million of Visitors into DDoS Zombies | News Around the World | Scoop.it
Persistent XSS (Cross site scripting) vulnerability in World's Largest Video Site Turns Million of Visitors into DDoS Zombies.
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NSA Fires Employee Who Allegedly Shared Password With Snowden

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The NSA has fired an employee who stands accused of sharing his password to the agency's network with Edward Snowden The employee is the first victim of the NSA's internal probe to determine whether anyone inside the agency is responsible for the...
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They just won't let this go.

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The day in photos - New York Post

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The day in photos
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People trudge through snow as they pass through Union Square in New York City. Forecasters predict up to eight inches of snow for Monday. AP/Jason DeCrow. Mount Sinabung erupts in North Sumatra, Indonesia on Monday.
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Interesting events going on throughout the world.

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Manage Your Pinterest Account in 10 Minutes a Day | Social Media ...

Manage Your Pinterest Account in 10 Minutes a Day | Social Media ... | News Around the World | Scoop.it
Brands are increasingly focusing their efforts on using distinct imagery to educate and engage their audiences. A picture really is worth a thousand words and Pinterest, the online pinboard, has taken center stage.
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10 minutes - Awesome

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Job Hunting? 150+ Openings at Asana, Zoosk and More

Job Hunting? 150+ Openings at Asana, Zoosk and More | News Around the World | Scoop.it
Unemployed, underemployed or somewhere in between? The Mashable Job Board is here to help.
Since 2005, Mashable has been dedicated to providing the hottest digital, social and tech news to our readership of 25 million and counting.
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The Beauty of Barcelona (PHOTOS) - Huffington Post

The Beauty of Barcelona (PHOTOS) - Huffington Post | News Around the World | Scoop.it
The Beauty of Barcelona (PHOTOS) Huffington Post 'La Rambla' is a street in central Barcelona, a 1.2 kilometer-long tree-lined pedestrian mall between Barri Gotic and El Raval, it connects Plaza Catalunya in the center with the Christopher Colombus...
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The Supermoon Is Coming. Here's How to Photograph It

The Supermoon Is Coming. Here's How to Photograph It | News Around the World | Scoop.it
On Sunday, June 23, the moon will be 356,991 km from the Earth. That's the closest it will be during 2013. And it just so happens to be a full moon.
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Sunday, June 23, the moon will be 356,991 km from the Earth - Supermoon

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FAA Takes Further Steps To Abolish In-Flight Electronics Ban

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In a move that’s sure to make gadgeteers cheer and worry worts grumble, the Federal Aviation Administration (lovingly called the FAA) is reportedly making plans to relax some of the rules put on passengers regarding in-flight use of electronics.
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The rule was implemented in the sixties - why does it take so long to have change implemented?

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Glowing lambs born in Uruguay - CNN.com

Glowing lambs born in Uruguay - CNN.com | News Around the World | Scoop.it
Photos: Glowing lambs born:

http://t.co/9YloZ9tPJG
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In total, nine lambs were born with this genetic modification - what would be the purpose of this?

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Britain 'could face more riots'

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The director-general of the Red Cross warns that Britain could face further riots if economic pressure continues.
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The Red Cross is helping poor people also, not just natural disaster victims.

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Hackers Target Tibetan Activists With Android Trojan Virus

Hackers Target Tibetan Activists With Android Trojan Virus | News Around the World | Scoop.it
If you are a Tibetan or Uyghur activist, you may want to be careful opening the next email you get about a human rights conference.
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Researchers at Kaspersky Labs have uncovered a new type of malware designed to target Tibetan and Uyghur activists

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