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Mar 25 08:26

Mud sticks: Microsoft, Windows 10 and reputational damage

So, Windows 10 isn't the saviour of the PC industry after all – and is beginning to look more like a Windows Vista than a Windows XP.

PC growth predictions have been revised down by IDC. A range of companies including HP Ink and Northamber blame Windows 10 for flagging sales.

Mar 25 08:13

Non State Actors: Proxies, Militias, Gangs, Mafias, Contractors, Corporations

Belgium Confirms Plans to Conduct Airstrikes on Daesh After Brussels Attack

Mar 25 08:13

Economic Death Spiral

Mar 25 08:08

BEX Alert!!! - "Poor intel sharing within EU played role in Brussels attacks – Ex-CIA head"

The former head of the NSA and CIA, Michael Hayden, has castigated EU secret services for being too fixated on privacy issues and for suffering from poor intelligence sharing in combatting terrorism, saying that those gaps led to the Paris and Brussels attacks.

Hayden said that last week’s Brussels bombings and the November Paris attacks – which killed 31 and 130 people respectively – can be explained by European governments’ failures to make their intelligence services work more efficiently.

Mar 25 08:04

White house to respond to petition alleging voter suppression in Arizona

The White House is expected to issue a response to allegations of voter suppression in the Arizona primary after a petition hit 100,000 online signatures Thursday.

Webmaster addition: "Our response is to mind your own business and trust us." -- Official White Horse Souse

Mar 25 08:04

Senator who waited 5 hours to vote wants Legislature to address problems

A Republican state senator who said she spent more than five hours waiting to vote in the presidential preference election -- casting her ballot at 12:20 a.m. Wednesday -- plans to introduce legislation to assure Arizona voters won't endure similar waits in the future.

Mar 25 07:52

Drones Over Malta? Italy Becomes U.S. Drone Base of Operations

Op-Ed by Joseph Cachia

The Italian government has quietly begun allowing armed American drones to fly out from its soil at the Sigonella station (a NATO and U.S. naval air-base) near Catania in Sicily, Italy for military operations against (allegedly) the Islamic State in Libya and across North Africa. This is a breakthrough for Washington, as after more than a year of negotiations, Italy backed down and surrendered...

Mar 25 07:50

Corinthian Colleges must pay nearly $1.2 billion for false advertising and lending practices

California Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris won a more than $1.1-billion judgment Wednesday against the now-defunct Corinthian Colleges, after a San Francisco judge ruled that the company’s advertising practices misled students and violated the law.

Mar 25 07:48

Highest govt debt as share of GDP.

Mar 25 07:48

Ga. parents offended by the ‘Far East religion’ of yoga, get ‘Namaste’ banned from school

So when administrators at Bullard Elementary School in Kennesaw, Ga., implemented yoga and other mindfulness practices in the classroom to reduce students’ stress, they probably envisioned peace and relaxation in their future.
Instead, they received a flurry of complaints — from parents who felt yoga represented the encroachment of non-Christian beliefs.

Mar 25 07:45

Anti-terror police shoot suspect holding rucksack at tram station in fresh Brussels swoop as two explosions are heard

Armed police shot a terror suspect at a Brussels tram station as they launched fresh raids in the Belgian capital in the wake of the suicide attacks on Tuesday.

Two explosions were heard at the start of the operation in the neighbourhood of Schaerbeek, north Brussels, after which local media reported that one man had been 'neutralised'.