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Drugs Prevent Migraines For A Third Of Patients

American employers pay an estimated $13bn a year for 113 million workdays lost to migraines. So a cure, or at least a better treatment, would be worth a fortune. Yet migraines – which affect 10 per cent of the population, more people than diabetes and asthma combined – have until now been poorly treated.
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For banks in cyber heist, how to get their money back?

Because the sums were large and such attacks are relatively new, the two Middle East banks hit in a
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Tesco Broadband faces double fault

Tesco customers are frustrated by an email fault that coincided with a call centre glitch that meant they were unable to get information.
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Quentin Tarantino's Hateful Eight Lawsuit Dismissed - But The Story's Not Over Yet

A judge has dismissed Quentin Tarantino's claims that Gawker breached his copyright by linking to an unpublished screenplay, The Hateful Eight.
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INTERNATIONAL: E-Commerce and Tax Law Journal

IBLS is pleased to announce its newest law publication: E-Commerce and Tax Law Journal. The Law Journal is
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Google and SunPower Join Forces To Fund Solar Homes

Google and SunPower said Wednesday they are going in on a $250 million fund to finance residential solar leases, in which homeowners pay for solar electricity rather than the solar panels on their rooftops.
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How To Set Up A Home Theater System (A Simple Guide)

Setting up a home theater system doesn’t have to be a chore, nor does it have to be confusing. Here’s an easy to follow guide to get you from boxes and wires to a fully functioning system.
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Cisco: Recognized By NSS Labs And Very Serious About Cybersecurity

While thought of as a router company, the combination of the Internet of Things and cyber security are drivers and challenges that Cisco Systems is responding to. Those initiatives are receiving top marks by NSS Labs, and it’s just time until Wall Street picks up on it.
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Manchester United Soccer Club Dances To A New York Tune

When it became clear on Monday 21 April that Manchester United soccer club had failed to win a place in the 2014/2015 European Champions League competition, the manager David Moyes was immediately fired.
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Amazon Bringing HBO Programming Like 'The Sopranos' Exclusively To Amazon Prime Members

Amazon and HBO announced Wednesday morning that they have entered into a multi-year content licensing agreement that will make Amazon Prime Instant Video the online-only subscription home for HBO scripted shows like Deadwood, Six Feet Under, The Sopranos, The Wire, and many more.
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Breaking Analysis: Pure Storage Huge Private Financing Has Bubble Implications; Not So Fast

I reported earlier that flash array storage startup Pure Storage announced a massive new $225 million Series F round that values the company at $3 billion.   This signals a growing trend toward startups raising private capital instead of testing the public markets.  Wait there is more there.  The next conversation will be about the "bubble" particularly Storage Bubble.
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Future Of Personal Mobility -- Life With Or Without Ownership Of Cars

In 2008, after I told a global leading car company that they are not in business of making cars, but in the industry of personal mobility, and that car sharing would be an important personal mobility business model of the future, I was almost thrown out of the factory gates. Six years later, the same car company now runs a car sharing business and is in the forefront of developing new mobility services around vehicle usage rather than car ownership.
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NYPD Twitter campaign 'backfires'

Twitter users bombard the New York Police department with images depicting police aggression in the latest social media campaign to go awry.
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Google refunding buyers of fake app

Google is refunding people who bought a fake anti-virus app through its Google Play store.
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'World's fastest' lift to be built

Hitachi says it will install a lift capable of reaching speeds of 72km/h (45mph) into a skyscraper in Guangzhou, southern China.
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Reddit revolt over censored posts

Reddit downgrades the status of its technology section after it emerges that many popular terms had been banned from its headlines.
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Closing The Gender Gap In STEM Education

Meera Petroff’s earliest memories of “doing science” happened during a second-grade field trip to a local water treatment plant. Now a college freshman, Petroff’s journey from wide-eyed elementary student to college computer and electrical engineering major is a perfect example of how encouraging young female students to get involved with STEM benefits not only the students themselves, but society as a whole.
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Cybercrime Initiative (Part 11)

The United States needs a structural program for its cybercrime agenda. Most legislation has been enacted through incident management which were done on reactive mode. It is essential to mimic European Union agenda, which builds on a framework of technology and Internet based crimes. It gathered a group of experts to assess the sources and technologies to protect and to share information on the best ways to accomplish prevention of cybercrimes [More...]
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Identity Theft (Part 10)

Identity Theft and Assumption Deterrence Act, 18 USC 1028 The courts have consistently used Title 18, part I, chapter 47 § 1028 for dealing with identity theft. What is surprising is that section § 1028(a) in relevant part refers to “fraud and related activity in connection with identification documents, authentication features, and information [More...]
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Primary Cyber Crime Sources in the US (Part 9)

Primary Cyber-Crime Sources in the US a. Hacking Hacking is the illegal access of a computer network or information technology of another to invade the privacy of a network and carry out illegal activities in the form of either theft (consisting of copyright infringement, trade secret, and identity theft), or unauthorized access for a thrill or to cause damage.14 [More...]
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Primary Cybercrime Sources in the US (Part 8)

Primary Crime Sources in the US There are two primary Internet crime sources in the United States. They are hacking and identity theft. Many use both interchangeably, and they are arbitrarily used and most often classified as the same by prosecutors owing to a lack of better understanding [More...]
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Cybercrime Initiative (Part 7)

Cyber Legislation Protecting Students and Children Cyber legislation protecting students has yet to gain attention in Washington. The bill H.R.780 promotes the safe use of the Internet by students. There is not much legislation addressing academic environments that should preserve the ethics of the profession within the learning environment [More...]
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Cybercrime Initiative(Part 6)

Communication laws use for cybercrime There are many adopted laws to operate in cyber world based on the linguistics in Table 3. The emerging cyber law to fight the modern day cybercrime must take a look at the technology first. [More...]
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Privacy and Cybercrime (Part 5)

There are many of the cybercrime laws that have reached out to the common law, particularly frequent reliance on the case laws. The concern is that most of these cases had no precedents in cybercrime. [More...]
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Cybercrime Initiative (part 4)

Is United States Congress’s focus on domestic cybercrime solutions sufficient enough to address cybercrimes committed from outside the United States? Are US citizens aware of precepts of cyber law? Do they understand and have in-depth knowledge of facts surrounding cybercrimes [More...]
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Cybercrime Initiative (part 3 )

United States President Obama persuaded EU and other countries to stay active in fighting cybercrime. One of such global effort has yielded bill S.3155 International Cybercrime Reporting and Cooperation Act. This legislation requires the Office of the President to provide a global assessment of identity threats from abroad and work with other countries to crack down on their own cyber criminals [More...]
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Cybercrime Initiative (part 2)

The United States Presidents have been proactive in participating in the fight against cybercrime. [More...]
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Robot portable printer secures cash

An Israeli start-up secures enough funds to put a pocket-sized robot printer into production.
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Future of the net debated in Brazil

Tensions emerge ahead of a meeting being held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, to discuss changes to the way the internet is governed.
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Russian social network founder fired

The founder of Russian social network VKontakte says he has been fired and that his site has been taken over by allies of President Putin.
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Airbnb in court over housing laws

Airbnb, the website that lets people rent their homes to holidaymakers, is to appear at the Supreme Court in New York.
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UK scares sports piracy site offline

One of the biggest sports file-sharing sites closes down after a UK police force warns its operators that they could face jail.
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For banks in cyber heist, how to get their money back?

Because the sums were large and such attacks are relatively new, the two Middle East banks hit in a
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