Afghans prepare to sign deal with U.S. allowing troops to stay

KABUL (Reuters) – Afghanistan‘s new government led by President Ashraf Ghani was on Tuesday due to sign a long-delayed bilateral security agreement with the United States that will allow U.S. troops to stay beyond the end of this year when their combat

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First Look: SwitchEasy 0.35, LifePocket + Numbers for iPhone 6

First Look: SwitchEasy 0.35, LifePocket + Numbers for iPhone 6 First Look: SwitchEasy 0.35, LifePocket + Numbers for iPhone 6 Learn How We Rate Products Company: SwitchEasy Model: 0.35, LifePocket, Numbers Price: $ 15-$ 40 Compatible: iPhone 6 Share This Article: By

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Google’s Eric Schmidt still loves his BlackBerry Bold 9900

Google’s Eric Schmidt still loves his BlackBerry Bold 9900 If you’ve been around CrackBerry for a while, this post may not come as much of a surprise as there is a good amount of history with Google’s Executive Chairman, Eric Schmidt, and

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EU telecoms nominee stands up for net neutrality

By Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Telecoms operators should not be allowed to strike lucrative deals with bandwidth-hungry content providers such as Netflix and Google to provide them with quicker Internet access, the incoming EU telecoms commissioner said on Monday. Net neutrality,

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EU telecoms nominee stands up for net neutrality

By Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Telecoms operators should not be allowed to strike lucrative deals with bandwidth-hungry content providers such as Netflix and Google to provide them with quicker Internet access, the incoming EU telecoms commissioner said on Monday. Net neutrality,

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Canada’s TV watchdog to ignore Netflix, Google after data denial

By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada’s broadcast regulator said on Monday it will ignore evidence from Internet-based video providers Netflix Inc and Google Inc when making new rules for television after the companies refused to hand over some data. In a

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RogerVoice App Helps Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing People Make Phone Calls

French startup RogerVoice has created the world’s first ever subtitling smartphone app that enables deaf and hard-of-hearing people to make phone calls. There are over 70 million people in the world who have profound to severe hearing loss and are unable to use

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Microsoft accidentally leaks details of its upcoming Windows 9 preview

Microsoft accidentally leaks details of its upcoming Windows 9 preview It’s beginning to look like the public technical preview for Windows 9 won’t be seeing the light of day before October after all, but Microsoft might have accidentally leaked some details regarding the preview

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Europe’s police need data law changes to fight cybercrime – Europol

By Eric Auchard LONDON (Reuters) – Law enforcers in Europe need greater powers to retain data for longer in order to catch cybercriminals selling discrete services that police cannot trace under existing regulations, according to a Europol report published on Monday. Cybercrime

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Uber to use regular taxi drivers in Germany

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Online transportation company Uber said on Monday it would offer services using regular, licensed taxi drivers in Germany, where taxi associations have been trying to stop it operating. Uber said it would start its UberTaxi service — which uses

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