Google has given up its secret sauce in a battle with Amazon Web Services for cloud computing customers. Now Microsoft, IBM and others are helping out. It looks like a strategy to blunt Amazon.
You may soon see dogs around the White House, but you may want to hold off on petting them. Photo by Flickr user Jorge Arcas WASHINGTON — Planning a visit to the White House? Bring your kids and camera. But please, don’t feed the animals. The...Show More Summary
Obama reacts as he is greeted by a man wearing a horse-head as he walked the streets of downtown Denver. pic.twitter.com/QNqnXKzwzm — Doug Mills (@dougmillsnyt) July 9, 2014 Cute, the horse-head and all, right? But um, Secret Service? http://t.co/gUwXtEqXBC pic.twitter.com/t0S1r7VLqo — SpeedReads (@SpeedReads) July 9, 2014 P.S. Want a hit, man?
MOSCOW — Russia is accusing “American Secret Service agents” of “kidnapping” an Russian man accused of hacking into computer systems in the United States in order to steal credit card data. Roman Seleznev was arrested over the weekend in Guam, according to federal prosecutors, and...
The U.S. Secret Service has arrested a Russian man for allegedly hacking into retailers throughout the United States between October 2009 and February 2011, the Department of Homeland Security says. Russia is outraged and accuses the U.S. Show More Summary
The possibility that Germany may resume counter-espionage operations against Britain might inspire nostalgia rather than indignation. This, after all, is how the story began: just over a century ago Britain created a “Secret Service Bureau” with the sole purpose of taking on Germany. In July 1909, the Committee of Imperial Defence found that “an extensive [...]
On Monday afternoon, Richard Dearlove, the former director of the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS, or MI6) gave a public speech to the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) in London. After leaving his post under the cloud of Iraq, Dearlove became master of Pembroke College, Cambridge. Last summer, he briefly hit the headlines when when he [...]
It's been more than a year since a series of high-profile articles demonstrated that Google Maps' crowdsourcing function can be used create new listings, alter existing business listings, and even create fake Secret Service offices that real-life cops end up calling. Read the rest
Most people refer to Michelle Obama as the First Lady, but the Secret Service call her Renaissance The codename, more of a tradition than a security measure, is one of 46 interesting facts found in Mental Floss' most recent video about...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (CAP) - Officials for the Internal Revenue Service are scratching their heads today, trying to figure out how an agent who retired in 2003 still has a cubicle, a caseload, and an entry into the annual office Secret Santa drawing. According...Show More Summary
We reported earlier when Katy Perry and Hillary Clinton took a rather Presidential photo together! But there was a photobomb that was so glaring that Secret Service definitely should have identified it! SRSLY! This photo totally needed a background check! That's right, Aubrey Plaza managed to make a guest appearance behind the two in a pair of [...]
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As Hurricane Sandy revealed almost two years ago, New York's 100-year-old subway is not a modern and robust system. In fact, compared to other cities, it's downright dirty, unpredictable and technologically behind. But the Metro Transit Authority is currently dragging it into the future—and I got the chance to go behind the scenes of the MTA's mission. Read more...
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The world’s leading provisioning companies are known for sourcing the best local and international food products including meats, cheeses, alcohol & beverages. With money being no object, expectations on quality, customer service and speed are high. Read the rest of the story at: Secrets behind provisioning companies for superyachts
Amidst the carnage and bloodshed of anonymous social media, app Berri steps in with a white flag in hand. Apps like Whisper and Secret have taken heat lately from both investors and parents questioning the service from an ethical standpoint. …
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Taron Egerton and Sofia Boutella are featured in the latest images from director Matthew Vaughn's comic book adaptation 'Kingsman: The Secret Service'. [...]