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  • Feds pretty peeved about Apple, Google smartphone encryption
  • eBay, PayPal to become two separate companies in 2015. What's happening?
  • Lewis Hilsenteger responds to allegations that Unbox Therapy iPhone 6 Plus 'Bendgate' video may be fake (Video)

Feds pretty peeved about Apple, Google smartphone encryption

Feds pretty peeved about Apple, Google smartphone encryption

Attorney General Eric Holder stands behind law enforcement in opposing tougher encryption on smartphones. Law enforcement needs to be able to take every legal step to save an endangered child, says Holder.

eBay, PayPal to become two separate companies in 2015. What's happening?

eBay, PayPal to become two separate companies in 2015. What's happening?

eBay and PayPal are separating into two companies by the second half of 2015. The move will allow more flexibility for both companies to adapt to the constantly changing business landscape.

Lewis Hilsenteger responds to allegations that Unbox Therapy iPhone 6 Plus 'Bendgate' video may be fake (Video)

Lewis Hilsenteger responds to allegations that Unbox Therapy iPhone 6 Plus 'Bendgate' video may be fake (Video)

'Bendgate' is far from closed. Unbox Therapy's Lewis Hilsenteger bends an iPhone 6 Plus on the streets in front of witnesses, while Consumer Reports attests to the durability of Apple's latest batch of smartphones.

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SCIENCEEarth's oceans get numerical ratings for overall health

Environment

Earth's oceans get numerical ratings for overall health

The world's oceans get a 'D' in a health report card called the Ocean Health Index. Still, researchers say, with all the problems facing our seas, the result was better than expected.

SCIENCEDownside of wind turbines: Bats think they're trees, leading to fatal attraction

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Downside of wind turbines: Bats think they're trees, leading to fatal attraction

Tree bats may confuse modern wind turbines for trees, leading to tens of thousands of deaths of the animals each year, according to a new study.

SCIENCEOrange poison dart frog (the size of a fingernail) believed to be under threat

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Orange poison dart frog (the size of a fingernail) believed to be under threat

Researchers have discovered a new species of the poison dart frog endemic in the Caribbean rainforest. Now that the deadly amphibian -- no larger than a fingernail -- is being studied, scientists are also hoping to save it from the threat of habitat loss.

SCIENCEEven tiny sea monkeys may influence ocean currents: Butterfly effect? [Video]

Environment

Even tiny sea monkeys may influence ocean currents: Butterfly effect? [Video]

Tiny as they are, sea monkeys can have profound impact on the ocean current comparable to that of tides and winds with their collective force, new study suggests.

SCIENCEAre you eating genuine Thai cuisine? Ask this robot food taster

Are you eating genuine Thai cuisine? Ask this robot food taster

A robot can test the authenticity of Thai dishes. The machine called 'e-delicious' can determine the flavor of 10 entrees from the country.

LifeGranny Smith apple a day, can keep obesity at bay: Study

Health

Granny Smith apple a day, can keep obesity at bay: Study

Granny Smith apples can help in the prevention of obesity and obesity-related disorders. The researchers examined faeces of obese mice to conclude the findings of the research.

LifeNew Viagra ad taps women to convince men to buy the blue pill

Health

New Viagra ad taps women to convince men to buy the blue pill

Pfizer launches a new Viagra advert featuring a woman talking about Viagra. The drug maker has lost its market share to rivals who offer erectile dysfunction drugs at a cheaper price.

LifeCan vitamin D help prevent type 2 diabetes?

Health

Can vitamin D help prevent type 2 diabetes?

A latest research suggests that vitamin D is not linked with type 2 diabetes. The study reiterates that type 2 diabetes can be prevented by following a balanced diet and regular exercise.

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