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  • Cyanogen shutting down services and OS by December 31

    December 24, 2016 2:45 PM 37

    Rocky times at Cyanogen turn for the worse. The open source project and source code will remain available, but there will be no more nightly builds. Cyanogen late Friday announced all services and nightly builds will be discontinued no later than December 31. The open source project and source code will remain available for personal development

  • Upon landing in snowy Wisconsin, Vikings' team plane skids off runway; everyone is OK

    December 24, 2016 2:05 AM 26

    As plane-skidding-off-the-runway situations go, this sounds relatively minor, but the Minnesota Vikings’ team plane did veer off the runway at Appleton International Airport on Friday night, where the team flew for its Saturday game against the Green Bay Packers. Minnesota’s director of communications, Jeff Anderson, texted colleague Eric Edholm, “We are fine. We were just taxiing

  • Stephen Colbert chooses three things to save if his house caught fire

    December 23, 2016 4:02 PM 13

    Stephen Colbert reveals the three things he would take from his house if it caught on fire during an upcoming interview for “Face the Nation.” During a special interview set to air Christmas morning, Colbert told moderator John Dickerson what he would take with him once his family was out safely. “I would take a crucifix off my wall that was my mother’s

  • DC Subway Working on Fare Card Holders With Trump's Image

    December 22, 2016 11:37 PM 14

    WASHINGTON — Washington's subway system is now working with President-elect Donald Trump's inaugural committee to produce a commemorative sleeve to hold Inauguration Day fare cards. Metro revealed on Wednesday that the special Inauguration Day passes won't have Trump's picture on them, the way the cards honoring President Barack Obama's did. Metro officials

  • Hillary Clinton Officially Wins Popular Vote by Nearly 2.9 Million

    December 22, 2016 9:36 PM 14

    The now officially-certified votes from the 2016 presidential race show that Hillary Clinton surpassed Donald Trump in the national popular vote by nearly 2.9 million votes. According to vote tallies from The Associated Press, Clinton amassed 65,844,610 votes across all 50 states and Washington D.C., 48.2 percent of all votes cast. Trump received 62,979,636 votes

  • Trump Tweets US 'Must Greatly Strengthen' Nuclear Capabilities

    December 22, 2016 6:14 PM 16

    President-elect Donald Trump tweeted Thursday that the U.S. "must greatly strengthen and expand" its nuclear capabilities without offering immediate context to what prompted the declaration. Trump said the expansion and strengthening must happen "until such time as the world comes to its sense regarding nukes." The Trump transition team did not immediately

  • Man Born Without a Hand Gets One From a Dead Donor

    December 22, 2016 5:16 PM 10

    Surgeons in Poland said on Thursday (Dec 22) they had successfully attached a hand from a dead donor to a man born without one, in what they claimed was a world first. "It is the first graft in the world of an upper limb onto an adult with this congenital defect," said Adam Domanasiewicz, who headed the team of surgeons at Wroclaw Medical University

  • Trump calls for expanded U.S. nuclear capability until 'world comes to its senses'

    December 22, 2016 5:02 PM 24

    U.S. President-elect Donald Trump called for the expansion of the United States' nuclear capabilities until the world "comes to its senses," but gave no other details in a tweet on Thursday. "The United States must greatly strengthen and expand its nuclear capability until such time as the world comes to its senses regarding nukes," Trump said in the post on Twitter

  • Trump Sons Lead Nonprofit Offering Access To President-Elect

    December 20, 2016 9:29 PM 17

    Trump Sons Lead Nonprofit Offering Access To President-Elect A new Texas nonprofit led by Donald Trump's oldest sons will provide access to Trump during the inauguration in exchange for $1 million donations. The foundation says it will give million-dollar donations to unnamed "conservation" charities in exchange for a "private reception and photo opportunity

  • CIO view: Inside the World Health Organization

    December 19, 2016 5:52 PM 21

    An exclusive conversation with the Chief Information Officer of WHO reveals technology used to prepare for and manage outbreaks of disease on a global scale. I spoke with WHO's Chief Information Officer, Marc Touitou as part of the CXOTALK series of interviews with innovative leaders who are shaping our modern world. The command center helps WHO manage