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Wall Street Not Welcome at 2016 Political Conventions

Were it not for Melania Trump’s plagiarism, Ted Cruz’s betrayal, Donald Trump’s doomsaying, hackers’ infiltration of the Democratic National Committee’s servers, the fall of DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the revolt of Bernie Sanders’s supporters, and a half-dozen or so lesser scandals—gasp for breath!—the major story coming out of the Republican and Democratic conventions might

Trump-vs.-Clinton Race Scrambles Silicon Valley Vote

The candidates court tech heavyweights, and their social networks, too. In 2012 venture capitalist Marc Andreessen publicly abandoned the Democratic Party, announcing that he’d back Republican Mitt Romney. “I turned 40 last year, and so I figured it was time to make the switch,” he said in an interview with CNBC. He gave $100,000 to a

Stealing the 2016 Election Will Be Easy

John P. Warren, Whether the Democrats keep Hillary, settle for Bernie, or reach out for Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren remains to be seen, but they know victory in November will not be easy. There is one way to ensure it, however. It’s not about gaining delegates and managing conventions. It’s about electronic voting. You’d

Clues About the Lost Malaysia Flight Found on Rooftop Antennas

 In the chaos immediately following the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a crucial source of data came from four rooftop antennas installed by aviation enthusiasts living near the flight path. The volunteers, who host the gizmos for a Houston-based company called FlightAware, captured clues aiding the search for the plane that went missing more

Six Things You Need to Know About ATMs and the Windows XP-ocalypse

 Microsoft’s deadline to end support for Windows XP is April 8, and while most PCs haven’t used the operating system in years, there’s a certain computer you interact with on a regular basis that probably still relies on it. The 12-year-old software powers more than 95 percent of the world’s cash machines, Robert Johnston, a

Target says it declined to act on early alert of cyber breach

Target Corp’s security software detected potentially malicious activity during last year’s massive data breach, but its staff decided not to take immediate action, the No. 3. U.S. retailer said on Thursday. “With the benefit of hindsight, we are investigating whether if different judgments had been made the outcome may have been different,” company spokeswoman Molly

Former Justice Stevens: Remove 2nd Amendment to Improve Constitution

AmmoLand – by AWR Hawkins  Washington DC – -( Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has released a new book focused, in part, on “improving” the Constitution through amending the Second Amendment–by making the rights protected therein applicable only to a militia instead of the citizenry at large. Stevens’ book is titled Six Amendments: How and Why We