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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

ZenMate Scores $3.2M Series A For Its VPN-Style Private Browsing Service

Less than a minute ago - Techcrunch
 As consumers become more tech savvy and privacy conscious, it’s not surprising to see VCs begin to pay more attention to startups who are focusing... by Steve O'Hear

Germany Warns Google Over User Profiling Privacy Violations

Less than a minute ago - Techcrunch
 Google has been warned it needs to rein in its user profiling activities in Germany because its current practice of joining the dots across multiple... by Natasha Lomas

StackEngine Emerges From Stealth, Adds Operational Layer To Docker

Less than a minute ago - Techcrunch
 StackEngine, a startup out of Austin, TX, emerged from stealth today with $1M in seed funding and a product that gives operations and IT staff a wa... by Ron Miller

U.S. Sending Battle Tanks, Troops to Former Soviet Soil

2 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
U.S. troops and tanks will deploy across the three Baltic states and Poland on a mission designed to deliver a message to Moscow

 

ZenMate Scores $3.2M Series A For Its VPN-Style Private Browsing Service

Less than a minute ago - Techcrunch
 As consumers become more tech savvy and privacy conscious, it’s not surprising to see VCs begin to pay more attention to startups who are focusing... by Steve O'Hear

Germany Warns Google Over User Profiling Privacy Violations

Less than a minute ago - Techcrunch
 Google has been warned it needs to rein in its user profiling activities in Germany because its current practice of joining the dots across multiple... by Natasha Lomas

StackEngine Emerges From Stealth, Adds Operational Layer To Docker

Less than a minute ago - Techcrunch
 StackEngine, a startup out of Austin, TX, emerged from stealth today with $1M in seed funding and a product that gives operations and IT staff a wa... by Ron Miller

U.S. Sending Battle Tanks, Troops to Former Soviet Soil

2 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
U.S. troops and tanks will deploy across the three Baltic states and Poland on a mission designed to deliver a message to Moscow

 

Business

DealBook: Ackman Fund Raises More Than $3 Billion in Amsterdam I.P.O.

39 minutes ago - New York Times Business
The initial public offering of Pershing Square Holdings is expected to give the activist investor William A. Ackman a permanent pool of capital to mak...

Africa's Richest Man Aliko Dangote Explores New Opportunities With Dubai Sovereign Fund ICD

46 minutes ago - Forbes
The Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD), the sovereign wealth fund owned by the government of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, is exploring further inve...

Tesco says UK authorities to investigate after profits were overstated

1 hour 48 minutes ago - Fox Business
Tesco, one of the world's largest food retailers, says U.K. authorities are conducting a full investigation after its half-year profit was overstated...

Pound Slides To $1.6171 After U.K. PMI Drops To 17-month Low

1 hour 30 minutes ago - Fox Business
The pound extended losses in midmorning action on Wednesday after data showed the U.K. manufacturing sector expanded at the slowest pace in 17 months

Chinese banks shun month-end deposits

3 hours 56 minutes ago - Financial Times
Lenders scramble to comply with new rules to limit window-dressing

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Fashion

Watch the Miu Miu Paris Fashion Week Runway Show LIVE

1 hour 11 minutes ago - Fashionista
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Watch the Louis Vuitton Paris Fashion Week Runway Show LIVE

Yesterday - Fashionista
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How to Wear a Plunging V-Neck and Not Flash the World

Yesterday - The Cut
If you're planning to wear a plunging V-neck to an event anytime soon and don't want to flash everyone while raising the roof or reaching for the brea...

To Rome With Love: 6 Hidden-Gem Neighborhoods Refreshingly Free From Tourists (for Now)

Yesterday - The Cut
Wander around the area that most guidebooks call Rome’s most evocative, particularly in the high season, and you might come away with the idea that...

Why Do I Love Historical-Fiction Sex So Much?

Yesterday - The Cut
Two episodes back, Starz's Outlander finally gave its fans the steamy sex scene they’d been waiting for. You couldn't even quite call it a sex scen...

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Food

Coal-Roasted Eggplants

6 hours 10 minutes ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Duck Fat-Potato Galette with Caraway and Sweet Onions

Yesterday - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Sweet-Potato Pancakes with Honey-Cinnamon Butter

2 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Cookie

Chioggia Beet Borani with Feta and Toasted Sesame Seeds

3 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

Apple Cobbler

5 days ago - Simply Recipes
Stop by my parent’s house in September or October and likely you will not leave without a bag filled with granny smith apples from their tree. My fa...

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Games

Modder Invents GameCube Controller Adapter for 3DS

42 minutes ago - Gamespot
Following frustrations from people who believe the Nintendo 3DS controls are too cramped for the demands of Smash Bros, one inventive gamer has built...

Bloodborne, Assassin's Creed: Unity, Far Cry 4 to be Playable at EB Expo 2014

3 hours 58 minutes ago - Gamespot
EB Games has announced the list of upcoming games that will be playable at EB Expo 2014, which kicks off this Friday in Sydney. Attendees will be able...

Minecraft: Xbox One Edition blocks shelves in November

Yesterday - Joystiq
A boxed, retail version of Minecraft for Xbox One is slated to hit shelves on November 18 in the US, Microsoft announced today. In-store, Minecraft: X...

Akihiko Arcade Gameplay - Persona 4 Arena Ultimax

Yesterday - Gamespot
Spoiler free arcade mode run-through featuring everyone's favorite shirtless boxer, Akihiko

Quick Look: J.U.L.I.A.

Yesterday - Gamespot
Watch extended gameplay footage from J.U.L.I.A. featuring the Giant Bomb crew

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Health

What We Know About the Texas Ebola Patient

Yesterday - MSNBC Health
Here are answers to key questions about the first person to accidentally bring Ebola to the United States

First Ebola Patient Tests Positive in the U.S.

Yesterday - WebMD
A patient at a Dallas hospital has the Ebola virus, CDC officials said Tuesday

Gene Study Finds No Proof Vitamin D Guards Against Type 2 Diabetes

Yesterday - Health
TUESDAY, Sept. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) — There’s no genetic evidence that high levels of vitamin D can prevent type 2 diabetes, a new study says...

CDC Confirms First Patient Diagnosed With Ebola in United States

Yesterday - Health
By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Sept. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) — The first confirmed case of Ebola has surfaced in the United States,...

Science Proves It: You DO Get a Better Workout With Music

Yesterday - Health
Getty Images Music makes everything better, even exercise that leaves you totally spent and drenched in sweat, according to a study published last wee...

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Humor

Comic for October 1, 2014

5 hours 11 minutes ago - Dilbert Daily Strips
Dilbert readers - Please visit Dilbert.com to read this feature. Due to changes with our feeds, we are now making this RSS feed a link to Dilbert.com

7 Hilariously Made-Up Sounding Treatments That F#@king Work

Yesterday - Cracked
By John Dubensky,Lillian Marx,JM McNab,Jordan Rudow Published: September 30th, 2014  It's probably safe to say that many of you are still around to...

5 Viral Stories That Had Insane Twists After We All Moved On

Yesterday - Cracked
By Chris Rio Published: September 30th, 2014  No offense, you guys, but let's face it: the Internet is a fickle audience. One day, you're all sharin...

5 Common Argument Tactics That Need to Die

Yesterday - Cracked
By J. F. Sargent Published: September 30th, 2014  I am a sick man. Imagine my soul, withered and black, clawing ineffectually at the inside of my ri...

4 Ridiculous Monsters Who Are Getting Their Own Horror Films

Yesterday - Cracked
By M. Asher Cantrell Published: September 30th, 2014  One of the most important parts of a successful horror movie is the villain. What would Friday...

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Movies

Christian Bale on Playing a 'Troubled and Tumultous' Moses in Exodus: Gods and Kings

Yesterday - Coming Soon
"You can't out-Heston Chartlon Heston," a long-haired Christian Bale laughed tonight following a presentation of footage from his upcoming Biblical ep...

Ready for More Twilight? Five Shorts are Coming to Facebook

Yesterday - Coming Soon
Lionsgate announced today it is teaming with Facebook, the prestigious Women In Film organization, the crowdsourcing platform Tongal and best-selling...

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Coming to Blu-ray and DVD in December

Yesterday - Coming Soon
Paramount Home Media Distribution announced today that Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will be arrive on Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, DVD a...

Watch: Shower Buddies Unite in Third Trailer for 'Horrible Bosses 2'

Yesterday - First Showing
"There they are! They're my Shower Buddies!" Warner Bros has posted yet another trailer for Sean Anders' sequel Horrible Bosses 2, starring everyone's...

'Zombieland 2' is Back to Life with Ruben Fleischer Directing Again

Yesterday - First Showing
It's been nearly four years since we heard anything solid about Zombieland 2, and the project was once thought to be in the immediate future of direct...

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Music

Hayley Williams Faces The Wrath Of One Direction Fans — And Lives

4 hours 49 minutes ago - MTV News
Did One Direction's 'Steal My Girl' copy New Found Glory's 'It's Not Your Fault'? Chad Gilbert and Paramore's Hayley Williams seem to think so

Drake Jokes He Could’ve Made It ‘Work With Rihanna’ If He Had Chris Brown’s Moves

Yesterday - MTV News
Drake mentioned Rihanna and Chris Brown during the 'Drake vs. Lil Wayne' tour stop in The Woodlands, Texas

‘Sons Of Anarchy’ Just Achieved ‘Game Of Thrones’ Levels Of Mayhem

Yesterday - MTV News
The FX biker drama just channeled the Red Wedding of 'Game of Thrones' in a devastating episode that claimed tons of lives

‘Faking It’ Feud: Do You Side With Liam Or Shane?

Yesterday - MTV News
Shane and Liam of 'Faking It' are at odds! Who's in the right?

Nick Jonas’ Flaunt Cover Is Ab-Tastic, Sexy And So Very Necessary

Yesterday - MTV News
Nick Jonas covers Flaunt magazine's 'Grind Issue,' and HOLY ABS, BATMAN. This visual might be too sexy for us to handle

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News

U.S. Sending Battle Tanks, Troops to Former Soviet Soil

43 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
U.S. troops and tanks will deploy across the three Baltic states and Poland on a mission designed to deliver a message to Moscow

Ebola in U.S.

27 minutes ago - CNN Top Stories
In this age of modern air travel, it was just a matter of when, not if

Coalition jets strike Islamic State near Turkish border: Kurdish sources

34 minutes ago - Reuters
MURSITPINAR Turkey (Reuters) - U.S.-led forces launched air strikes on Islamic State fighters who are besieging a Kurdish town near the Syrian border...

NATO gets new chief_one Putin may approve of

47 minutes ago - Yahoo News
BRUSSELS (AP) — At a time of daunting geopolitical crises, NATO is undergoing its own version of regime change, with the arrival of a new chief offi...

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Politics

Ethics Office Urges Inquiry of Petri, Wisconsin Republican

Yesterday - New York Times Politics
Representative Tom Petri may have violated House rules by intervening on behalf of a Pentagon contractor in which he owned stock, the office said

For Obama and Indian Leader, a Friendly Stroll if Not a Full Embrace

Yesterday - New York Times Politics
The White House tried to spotlight hopes for working with Prime Minister Narendra Modi while not lavishing full pageantry on a leader who was once bar...

States in Play: Part 3: Loss of a Democratic Power Leaves Arkansas in Doubt

Yesterday - New York Times Politics
Democrats face tough challenges in a state that is drifting right. Their popular governor must leave office because of term limits, and outside intere...

The Democrats' last frontier?

Yesterday - Politico
Alaska's Mark Begich is in the political fight of his life, with control of the Senate hanging in the balance

Armed man was on elevator with Obama

Yesterday - CNN Politics
Testimony given by the director of the embattled U.S. Secret Service on Tuesday appears to conflict with the news that broke hours after Julia Pierson...

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Pop Culture

Neil Patrick Harris Shares His Beautiful Wedding Pics On 'Late Show'

Yesterday - ETOnline
While Clooney's wedding may be all everyone's talking about right now, he's not the only star to have a lavish Italian wedding ceremony recently. In e...

Sophia Bush Had Enough Of The Online Harassment From This Bully & Took Matters Into Her Own Hands!

Yesterday - Perez Hilton
This is absolutely awful. Sophia Bush and her fans have been the subject of bullying by an online stalker and she is fed up with it. After months of...

Chris Brown's Family Is Worried About The Star's Involvement With Gangs! They've Gone To His Therapist For Help!

Yesterday - Perez Hilton
Well, these worries aren't entirely unfounded if we're to be honest!  We're hearing Chris Brown has been involved with gang violence with the conne...

Ciara Is Jumped By Kim Kardashian's Attacker In A Super Awkward & Uncomfortable Way At Paris Fashion Week! UGH!

Yesterday - Perez Hilton
Seriously? This guy again? After tackling Kim Kardashian last week, it looks like the next celebrity that this unfunny prankster has targeted is p...

Jennifer Lopez and Leah Remini Recall Their Scary Car Accident

Yesterday - Extra
“Extra” spoke to BFFs Jennifer Lopez and Leah Remini on Tuesday, just days after they were involved in a car accident, in which they were rear-end...

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Science

Voice Identification Likely Used To Identify ISIS Terrorist

Yesterday - Pop Sci
FBI Headquarters Aude via Wikimedia Commons Over the past few months, the terrorist group ISIS has shocked the world with the release of...

Setting Insect Data To Music Helps Scientists Find Patterns

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Sparkly! Face of a Henicopsaltria eydouxii cicada Photo by Toby Hudson on Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 3.0 AU Well, it certainl...

Video: How Tiny Sea Monkeys Drive Huge Ocean Currents

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Remember those old sea monkey kits, with the pictures that made it look like you could raise tiny mermen in a fish tank? My parents never bought me on...

Dramatic Ice Loss Is Messing With Antarctica's Gravity

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Ice loss causes gravity dip Decreasing ice mass on West Antarctica between 2009 and 2012 led to dips in the region's gravity field, accordin...

Use A 3-D Printer To Turn Your Smartphone Into A 1000X Microscope

Yesterday - Pop Sci
DIY Microscope at Work The phone screen here shows onion cells magnified 350X. On the right is a pile of 3-D printed plastic housings...

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Sports

Brutal ending to a once-promising season will haunt A's

3 hours 36 minutes ago - Sporting News

A's Dunn retires after 14 big league seasons

3 hours 38 minutes ago - ESPN
Oakland Athletics designated hitter Adam Dunn is retiring, he told ESPN's Pedro Gomez

Royals beat A's 9-8 in 12 in AL wild-card thriller (Yahoo Sports)

4 hours 35 minutes ago - Yahoo Sports
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Back in the playoffs after 29 years, the Kansas City Royals ran wild and outlasted Oakland in a thrilling opener to baseball'...

Pedro Martinez isn't buying Ned Yost's bullpen strategy

4 hours 10 minutes ago - Sporting News

Royals beat A's 9-8 in 12 in AL wild-card thriller

3 hours 56 minutes ago - CBS Sports
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Kansas City Royals had waited 29 years to reach the postseason. They weren't going down without a fight

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T.V.

Book Review: ‘The 100: Day 21’ by Kass Morgan

4 hours 59 minutes ago - Blog Critics
A new book by Kasss Morgan, The 100: Day 21 is a continuation of her first book and bestseller, The 100. The first book introduced all of the main cha...

Sons of Anarchy: Walton Goggins Tells Us About That Kiss

Yesterday - TV Guide
Guess who's back?Tuesday's episode of Sons of Anarchy featured the return of Venus Van Dam, the transgender escort played by Justified's Walton Go...

Fall TV Popularity Contest: Will You Make a Date with Manhattan Love Story or Selfie?

Yesterday - TV Guide
Will you make a date with Manhattan Love Story? Do you give Selfie a thumbs-up? Now that ABC's newest romantic comedies have debuted, we want to k...

Mega Buzz: Walking Dead's Villain, a Grey's Secret and Fire's Replacement

Yesterday - TV Guide
Each week, executive editor Adam Bryant satisfies your need for TV scoop. Please send all questions to mega_scoop@tvguide.com.I am dying for some Wa...

Music Review: Leonard Cohen – ‘Popular Problems’

Yesterday - Blog Critics
Ever since his stark 1967 musical debut, Songs of Leonard Cohen, the Canadian performer, poet, and songwriter has earned more than his fair share of a...

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Technology

Big theater chains team up against Netflix's first movie

55 minutes ago - Engadget
Unsurprisingly, there's one group that's not at all excited to hear Netflix and IMAX are arranging for the Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon sequel to hi...

Get to know your players through DeltaDNA and HP Vertica’s database research tools

1 hour 10 minutes ago - Venture Beat
Above: DeltaDNA dashboard for mobile appsImage Credit: DeltaDNAHewlett-Packard’s Vertica division and DeltaDNA are teaming up to provide game develo...

Are Amazon and Disney finally settling their feud?

1 hour 37 minutes ago - Venture Beat
Above: Disney Magical World lets you live and interact with Disney characters like Mickey Mouse.Image Credit: DisneyThese days, it can be hard to keep...

UK government swaps paper car tax discs for its vast camera network

1 hour 55 minutes ago - Engadget
The paper car tax disc has had a very good innings, but it's finally come to the end of its life. Presented proudly by UK motorists for more than 90 y...

​Deezer's redesigned its web interface to look more like a tablet app

2 hours 9 minutes ago - Engadget
Excited to take advantage of Deezer's ad-free desktop streaming, but prefer the look of the service's tablet app? You're in luck: the company just gav...

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U.S.

10 Things to Know for Today

13 minutes ago - ABC News
10 Things to Know for Today

Wife of Slain Los Angeles-Area Mayor Released

45 minutes ago - ABC News
Wife questioned and released after mayor of Los Angeles suburb of Bell Gardens shot and killed

Full Episode: WN 9/30: Bill Gates Helps Fight Ebola

1 hour 6 minutes ago - ABC News
Realtor kidnapped and killed on way to home showing; Michael Phelps allegedly fails sobriety test, gets 2nd DUI

Japan's Shinkansen bullet train turns 50

2 hours 30 minutes ago - US News
TOKYO (AP) — It was, retired Japanese railway engineer Fumihiro Araki recalls, "like flying in the sky."

APNewsBreak: Nazi hunter pushes for new probe

1 hour 58 minutes ago - US News
BERLIN (AP) — The Simon Wiesenthal Center has identified dozens of former members of Nazi mobile death squads who might still be alive, and is pushi...

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World

Japan swimmer still in South Korea after stealing journalists camera

2 hours 27 minutes ago - Guardian
Tomita stole a journalists camera worth £4,650 Swimmer was thrown out of Asian Games Qatar basketball team pull out of Asian Games over hijab rowThe...

Stuart Lancasters contract as England head coach extended until 2020

1 hour 20 minutes ago - Guardian
Rowntree, Farrell and Catt also signed up Staff will see country through two World Cups Corbisiero and Parling to miss TestsStuart Lancaster and his c...

Tom and Jerry carries racism warning

Yesterday - BBC
Tom and Jerry cartoons on television are being accompanied by a warning that they may depict scenes of "racial prejudice"

Japan volcano eruption deaths rise

35 minutes ago - BBC
Rescue workers in Japan recover 12 more bodies from Mount Ontake, bringing to 48 the number of those killed by Saturday's surprise volcanic eruption

MoD awards £3.2bn in contracts for UKs naval bases and Royal Navy fleet

1 hour 13 minutes ago - Guardian
Deals said to secure 1,500 jobs at Faslane on the Clyde, up to 4,000 at Devonport and more than 2,000 at PortsmouthThe Ministry of Defence has awarded...

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Live News

ZenMate Scores $3.2M Series A For Its VPN-Style Private Browsing Service - Techcrunch
 As consumers become more tech savvy and privacy conscious, it’s not surprising to see VCs begin to pay more attention to startups who are focusing...

Germany Warns Google Over User Profiling Privacy Violations - Techcrunch
 Google has been warned it needs to rein in its user profiling activities in Germany because its current practice of joining the dots across multiple...

StackEngine Emerges From Stealth, Adds Operational Layer To Docker - Techcrunch
 StackEngine, a startup out of Austin, TX, emerged from stealth today with $1M in seed funding and a product that gives operations and IT staff a wa...

U.S. Sending Battle Tanks, Troops to Former Soviet Soil - MSNBC Top Stories
U.S. troops and tanks will deploy across the three Baltic states and Poland on a mission designed to deliver a message to Moscow.

Ebola in U.S. - CNN Top Stories
In this age of modern air travel, it was just a matter of when, not if.