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France commemorates Battle of Verdun

France has been marking the centenary of the Battle of Verdun – one of the most savagely fought and highest casualty battles of World War One. About 300 people in period costume gathered at dawn at the site to march down the narrow lane where the fighting began exactly 100 years ago. The battle lasted 300 days and left an ...

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Microsoft offers tepid support for Apple’s battle with FBI

Apple’s escalating battle with the FBI over iPhone encryption is gaining support from various technology companies. Google CEO Sundar Pichai chimed in to support Apple yesterday, alongside WhatsApp founder Jan Koum. Now Microsoft is backing a statement made by the Reform Government Surveillance (RGS), of which Microsoft is a founding member: Continue reading… The Verge – All Posts

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EFF, ACLU, and Amnesty International voice support for Apple in FBI battle

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), and Amnesty International have come out in support of Apple, after the company said it would contest a judge’s order to unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters. The FBI has demanded access to an iPhone 5c used by Syed Farook, on the grounds that it could provide ...

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NFL 2015 schedule and results: Seahawks, Panthers battle in Seattle

The Seahawks are trying to hand the Panthers their first loss, while the Packers and Chargers are in a battle in Green Bay. Earlier, the Lions picked up their first win of the season, in overtime, and the Broncos stayed undefeated with an OT win in Cleveland. On Sunday night, the Patriots and Colts meet for the first time since ...

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Vikings vs. Buccaneers 2014 picks and predictions: Tampa Bay favored in battle of doormats

Maybe they both lose? It’s the Minnesota Vikings vs. the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, which means NFL experts get to decide which dumpster fire looks more appealing! It’s not easy to pick between teams with a combined 3-10 record (Minnesota has two of those wins), but most panelists are going with the Bucs. Left without their Mr. Everything, Adrian Peterson, and ...

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