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The Westside Story

Can We Solve the Web's Privacy Problem by 2025? Probably Not
PC Magazine
When we live our lives online, is privacy still possible? The Pew Research group posed that and other questions to thousands of Internet and security experts recently to find out if privacy will improve in the coming years or become secondary to our digital ...
Experts hope the problem of online privacy will be solved by 2025The Westside Story
Online Privacy Concept Evolving but Very Few Hopeful: Pew StudyTech Times
Web Security Experts Predict Another Decade of Privacy ProblemsModern Readers
Uncover California -Northern Voices Online -Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project
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Mashable

BlackBerry misses on revenue in Q3, but still shows signs of turnaround
Mashable
BlackBerry CEO John Chen unveils the BlackBerry Classic, which brings back some features beloved by old BlackBerry fans, including the thumb-controlled trackpad. Image: Mashable, Elizabeth Pierson. Seth-fiegerman-headshot-cropped. By Seth ...
UPDATE 2-BlackBerry 3rd-qtr revenue falls more than expected, shares slideReuters
Blackberry shares slide as revenue fallsSan Jose Mercury News
BlackBerry Unveils Revenue Drop After Launching 'Classic' PhoneForbes
Businessweek -MarketWatch -Wall Street Journal
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Reuters

Former Chrysler Group recalling pickups for possible loose fastener
Reuters
DETROIT (Reuters) - FCA US, the former Chrysler Group, is recalling almost 288,000 Dodge Ram pickup trucks globally that had been under review by U.S. safety regulators over complaints that a loose fastener might cause the rear axle to lock up or detach.
Chrysler to recall about 288K Ram pickup trucksU-T San Diego
Chrysler to Recall Nearly 257000 Ram Pickup TrucksDailyFinance
Chrysler to recall about 257K Ram pickup trucksChron.com
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National Post

NASA's Kepler space telescope finds 'Super-Earth' after 19-month hiatus (+video)
Christian Science Monitor
Kepler space telescope, closed for business since a May 2013 malfunction, identified a planet about 2.5 times the size of ours in the constellation Pisces. By Mike Wall, Space.com December 18, 2014. About video ads · NASA's Kepler space telescope is ...
NASA's Kepler spacecraft finds first alien planet of new missionFox News
NASA resurrected the Kepler space telescope. Now, it's found a new exoplanetVox
NASA's Kepler has uncovered a new exoplanetIrish Examiner
Economic Times -New York Times
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Science World Report

Scientists Discover the Origins of the Spectacular Theta Aurora
Science World Report
Scientists have solved a long-standing mystery in space. They've uncovered the origin of the "theta aurora," an aurora that occurs at startlingly high latitudes on Earth. Like Us on Facebook. Auroras appear in stunning colors in Earth's northern latitudes.
Researchers determine Origin of Theta AuroraUncover California
Origin of high-latitude auroras discoveredRedOrbit
Long-standing space mystery of high-latitude auroras' origin revealedBusiness Standard

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PerfScience

MESSENGER Team Opens Public Contest to name Five Craters on Mercury
PerfScience
NASA's MESSENGER (Mercury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry, and Ranging) orbiter became the first human-made spacecraft to enter orbit around Mercury. Now, the orbiter is nearing the end of its operational life after four years, eight billion ...
Public contest launched to name five craters on MercuryZee News
Fancy Naming A Crater On Mercury In Honour Of NASA's 10-year MESSENGER ...Forbes
Now is your chance to name a crater on MercuryChristian Science Monitor
ABC News -WallStreet OTC -Geek Infinite
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BBC News

Microsoft takes on tech support scammers
BBC News
US software giant Microsoft is suing alleged scammers who phone people pretending to represent the firm and offer bogus technology support. The callers ask to take over a home computer and demand money to fix it. Some then install viruses as well.
Microsoft files suit against alleged tech support scammersInfoWorld
Short Takes: December 19, 2014Windows IT Pro
Microsoft tries to block impersonator using its nameChicago Daily Herald

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National Geographic

Science Announces 2014's Top 10 Breakthroughs
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The Rosetta spacecraft caught up with the comet known as 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko beyond Mars this August, and its preliminary results — along with the studies it will allow in the near-future — top this year's list of the most important scientific ...
After Rosetta, Japanese mission aims for an asteroid in search of origins of ...Phys.Org
"Science": Rosetta space mission, one of the main breakthroughs of 2014La prensa
ESA's Comet Landing the Top Breakthrough of 2014, Says Journal ScienceNDTV
Belfast Telegraph -NBCNews.com
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International Business Times

Scientists Say Songbirds Fled Tornado After They 'Heard It Coming'
International Business Times
Researchers from the universities of Tennessee, Minnesota and Berkeley have reported that tagged songbirds fled an advancing tornado, and that they were likely warned by a noise inaudible to humans. Getty Images. Songbirds tagged by scientists fled their ...
Birds 'heard tornadoes coming' and fled one day aheadBBC News
Songbirds Can Sense Future Tornadoes from Miles AwayNature World News
Tornado on its way? Watch the birdsIndependent Online
Digital Journal -Yahoo News UK
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TIME

Competition Puts Nature Under a Microscope: Photos
Discovery News
Each year Olympus hold its Bioscapes international digital imaging competition, which celebrates images and movies of life captured with light microscopes. This year brought a stunning collection of entries. Here, we present the top 10 winners. Top prize this ...
Olympus Photography Under Light Microscope Contest Winners AnnouncedCapital OTC
Janelia Research Campus declares Olympus bioscapes as winner of digital ...The Westside Story
Union of Science and Art Reveals Incredible ImagesCapitalberg
Uncover California -Howard Hughes Medical Institute -BBC News
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