North Korea denies involvement in Sony cyber attack

North Korea's UN mission on Friday denied involvement in a cyber attack on Sony Pictures after the US FBI said it had evidence that Pyongyang was behind the hacking.

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Birds sensed devastating US tornado and fled one day ahead

Birds nesting on the path of an incoming tornado, which devastated parts of the US, "evacuated" their home one day before, scientists say.

16 hours ago from The Independent

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North Korea proposes 'joint investigation' into Sony hacking scandal - but warns there will be 'serious consequences' if US refuses

North Korea has offered to hold a joint inquiry with the United States into the Sony hacking scandal, but warned there will be "serious consequences" should the proposal be rejected.

36 minutes ago from The Independent

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Amputee puts limb system through its paces

"Amputee Makes History with APL's Modular Prosthetic Limb" is the headline from Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, where a team working on prosthetics observed a milestone when a double ...

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Apple boss Tim Cook 'deeply offended' by BBC Panorama working conditions expose

Tim Cook, the Apple chief executive, has said he was "deeply offended" by a BBC Panorama investigation that accused the company of widespread mistreatment of workers in its Chinese factories.

22 hours ago from The Independent

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Staples: Customer data exposed in security breach

Staples Inc. says nearly 1.2 million customer payment cards may have been exposed during a security breach earlier this year.

15 hours ago from

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T-Mobile settles with FTC for $90M in 'cramming' case

Company accused of allowing unauthorized bill charges.        

17 hours ago from USA today

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Instagram's spam account purge leaves accounts shedding millions of followers

Instagram began the process of deleting the millions of spam accounts that plague the service — reducing follower counts by as much as 15% in the process.

Fri 19 Dec 14 from The Independent

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Carnivore Comeback: Wolves, Bears and Lynx Thrive in Europe

Data was pulled from all over Europe

Fri 19 Dec 14 from TIME

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Tesla tentatively tests battery swap plan

Today Tesla Motors announced a pilot program to test the battery swap scheme for its Model S sedans shown off last year.

13 hours ago from CNET

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