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'Frozen' characters top Barbie as top holiday gift pick
NEW YORK -- Move over Barbie. Elsa, Anna and the rest of the "Frozen" characters are the top toy for girls this holiday season. The results marked the first time in 11 years that Barbie hasn't held the No. 1 spot in an annual survey from the National Retail ...
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Police: Florida high school student led prostitution ring
VENICE, Fla. – A 17-year-old recruited fellow high school students for a prostitution ring and coordinated deals on social media, charging $50 to $100 in cash and alcohol, police in Florida said. The teen is charged with felony human trafficking after a Friday ...
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Legal scholars: Obama's immigration actions lawful
More than 100 immigration professors and scholars declared Tuesday that President Barack Obama's decision to make several million immigrants illegally in the United States eligible to be spared from deportation is constitutional and within his administrative ...
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Tunisia Presidential Election to Be Decided in Runoff Vote
Tunisia's presidential elections will be decided in a runoff vote next month after no candidate gained more than half the ballots needed for an outright win. The vote will pit Beji Caid Essebsi, 87, who served under ousted leader Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, against ...
Anti-Islamist Essebsi leads Tunisia presidential voteThe Daily Star
Tunisian President to Be Picked in Runoff RaceABC News
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France Suspends Delivery Of Warship To Russia
France has announced that it is suspending delivery of a warship to Russia, saying Moscow had not fulfilled the necessary conditions to receive the vessel. President Francois Hollande's office said on November 25 that the suspension of the delivery of the ...
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At least 30 killed after two female suicide bombers attack market in Nigeria
At least 30 people have been killed after two female suicide bombers blew themselves up in a market in the north-east Nigerian city of Maiduguri. Ads by Google. Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email. Go To. Comments. Abba Aji Kalli, the Borno state ...
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France Halts Plans to Deliver Warship to Russia
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PARIS—French President François Hollande formally halted plans to deliver a warship to Russia amid renewed tensions with the West over Russian incursions into Ukraine. Mr. Hollande's decision formalizes what was already a de facto standoff over the ...
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Internet of Things deployment in the enterprise has increased 333 percent since 2012, according to research from an Internet of Things company.
Zebra Technologies, a maker of marking and printing products using RFID and real-time location services, says a study it commissioned and conducted by Forrester Research found that IoT deployment in businesses increased over threefold since 2012. Nearly 65 percent of its survey respondents have deployed IoT technologies in the enterprise in 2014, compared to only 15 percent in 2012.
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Pope Describes Europe as 'Elderly and Haggard'
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Pope Francis delivers a speech at the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Tuesday. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images. By. Deborah Ball. Deborah Ball. The Wall Street Journal. CANCEL. BiographyDeborah Ball · email@example.com · @balldeborah ...
Pope Francis calls on EU to 'keep democracy alive'Irish Times
Pope to Europe: Accept immigrants, create jobsWashington Post
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Father in court over murder of adopted son Shaun McSweeny
A retired fireman has appeared in court accused of bludgeoning his adopted son to death with a scaffolding pole. Colin McSweeny, 58, of Parry Road, Thornton Heath, near Croydon, is charged with murdering Shaun McSweeny on 21 November. The body of ...
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Google will offer a basic version of its broadband service for no monthly charge when it launches soon in Austin, Texas, with the 1Gbps service priced at $70 per month.
The basic plan will provide download speeds of up to 5Mbps (megabits per second) and upload speeds of 1Mbps, according to Google, which announced its pricing plans Monday and said consumers in some neighborhoods will be able to sign up next month. Customers will pay a one-time "construction" fee of $300, but there will be no monthly charges after that.[ Get your websites up to speed with HTML5 today using the techniques in InfoWorld's HTML5 Deep Dive PDF how-to report. | Get the latest insight on the tech news that matters from InfoWorld's Tech Watch blog. ]
The middle-tier plan that provides Google Fiber's promised 1Gbps service will be priced at $70 per month, with the construction fee waived for a one-year commitment. That plan includes 1TB of cloud storage across Google Drive, Gmail and Google+ photos, the company said.
A federal court gave a green light last week to a lawsuit by a union and IT workers challenging a student visa work program, known as Optional Practical Training (OPT).
The court denied a U.S. government motion to dismiss the case brought by the Washington Alliance of Technology Workers, or WashTech, and three IT workers. The lawsuit alleges that the OPT program is a conduit for low-wage labor and unfair job competition.[ For more stories about IT jobs, check out "10 users IT hates to support." | Follow InfoWorld's Off the Record on Twitter and subscribe to the newsletter for regular doses of tech's war stories, career takes, and off-the-wall news. ]
The timing of this decision could not be more interesting.
With mobile devices rapidly becoming the tools of choice for enterprise work, IBM wants to help IT departments make sure they can serve all users.
Developing and delivering software to laptops and desktops is only part of the battle these days. IBM has signaled that mobile is a big part of its enterprise future through the partnership it announced with Apple in July. No new products from that deal have surfaced yet, but on Tuesday, in a separate development, IBM added to its Mobility Services portfolio.[ Find out how to care and support today's mobile worker, who requires a different approach to management. | Keep up on key mobile developments and insights with the Mobile Edge newsletter. ]
One new service helps IT departments gauge how applications on mobile devices are working, while the other offers a way to deliver them virtually. Both are available now and work on any major mobile OS, said Linda Lyding, director of portfolio strategy and development.
To get employees more involved in securing their Apps accounts, Google has tried to simplify how they monitor log-in activity and configure security settings.
It's key for Apps users to get more engaged in this manner, because that way they complement the efforts of their company's IT department and of Google itself.[ Microsoft Office 365 vs. Google Apps, Apache OpenOffice 4 vs. LibreOffice 4.1 -- find out which office suite works best for you in InfoWorld's reviews. | Get the latest insight on the tech news that matters from InfoWorld's Tech Watch blog. ]
"Security in the cloud is a shared responsibility," Eran Feigenbaum, security director at the Google for Work team, wrote Monday in a blog post. "By making users more aware of their security settings and the activity on their devices, we can work together to stay a step ahead of any bad guys,"
Twitter exec Anthony Noto in direct message gaffe
Finally, an excuse for anyone struggling to get to grips with Twitter - even one of its top executives sometimes gets it wrong. The firm's chief financial officer Anthony Noto accidentally made public a tweet that was meant to be a private direct message to a ...
Oops! Twitter CFO tweets deal plans by accidentIrish Times
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Mysterious malware performs 'stealthy surveillance'
A highly sophisticated piece of malware began quietly spying on governments and businesses in 2008, according to security specialist Symantec, which warns that the complex code was likely the handiwork of a nation state. In a note released on Sunday, ...
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