President Obama signed regulations approved by the Republican Party-controlled Congress that weakened tech security for iPhones and Android-based smartphones. Accordingly, those who signed up for health insurance on the ObamaCare website are now more vulnerable to hacking.
Russia Today reports that, "Tech firms are rushing to fix a disastrous security flaw dubbed ‘FREAK’, stemming from the US government’s requirement of lower encryption standards, that for over a decade left millions of users visiting 'secured' websites exposed to potential attacks."
Texas A&M University stands at the forefront of developing remote control robot roaches and is spending mega bucks to build a research lab for the study of roach robotics.
According to the Guardian of London, "They lurk in dark corners, feed off crumbs, and obey the commands of humans. Years in the making, and a contender for the most revolting creation to emerge from a laboratory, the robo-roach has arrived. Built by engineers in Texas, the robotic insect fuses a live cockroach with a miniature computer that is wired into the animal’s nervous system. At the push of a button, a human operator can control the beast. Or at least which way it scuttles."
The City of Mumbai has imposed a ban on beef. Hence, those eating a Whopper, Big Mac or a steak at Sizzlers could face up to five years in prison if convicted.
The BBC News reports that, "The Indian president has approved a bill which bans the slaughter of cows and the sale and consumption of beef in the western state of Maharashtra. Anyone found breaking the law will face a fine and up to five years in prison."
Al Jazeera reporter Tristan Redman was busted for flying an illicit drone over the streets of Paris, which sparked local fears of another potential terrorist attack.
According to the BBC News, "An Al Jazeera journalist has been fined €1,000 (£725;$1,120) for flying a drone in Paris last week in the midst of a security alert sparked by unexplained drone sightings across the city. A court also confiscated the drone from Al Jazeera journalist Tristan Redman."
Benghazi terrorists have seized majoir oil fields in Libya and may soon conquer the entire country.
The BBC News reports that, "Islamist militants are reported to have seized two oil fields in central Libya, as rival groups fight for control of the country. Forces guarding the al-Bahi and al-Mabruk sites retreated after running out of ammunition."
The Left Wing Mainstream Media is suffering yet again from 'Scott Walker Derangement Syndrome.' Shamus Cooke has written an editorial in Counter Punch arguing that Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin, a Republican, is more dangerous to regular Americans than the ISIL beheader, Jihadi John.
Counter Punch reports that, "Conversely, the average U.S. worker has much more to fear from Scott Walker than any knife-wielding Jihadist. For example,Scott Walker is subtly campaigning for president among the elite by bragging about his successful butchering of Wisconsin unions, a model that he and his supporters hope to spread nationally."
BEIJING: China Radio International is under investigation over "grim and complicated graft" allegations. CRI has allegedy built a network of so-called 'ghost radio stations' all over the globe, because the Chinese government does not audit it's global media properties.
According to the BBC News, "Other state organisations that have been targeted this year include the culture and environment protection ministries, the China Association for Science and Technology, the All-China Federation of Industry & Commerce and China Radio International."
BEIJING: Chinese government officials have pledged funds for the aviation sector to build research centers that design 3D airplanes.
Xinhua News reports that, "China will boost its 3D printing sector to help domestic enterprises master core technology and compete abroad, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said on Saturday. The government will help establish a primary industry for the sector by 2016, it said."
Allahu Akbar! President Obama is negotiated a free trade deal with the United Arab Emirates in order to ship weapons to the Ukraine.
Accordig to Sputnik News, "Ekaterina Blinova — The military deal signed this week by Ukrainian President Poroshenko and the United Arab Emirates sparks deep concerns among international experts who claim the United States has found a backdoor to secretly arm Ukraine."
Mexican drug cartels are issuing a fatwa against accordion players. A Mexican accordion singer performing on stage was shot down by hitmen.
Breitbart News reports that, "A video that went viral in Mexico appears to show the moment when a narco-corrido singer gets gunned down on stage while performing in a concert. In the below, corrido singer Alfredito Olivas is seen playing the accordion during one of his performances in the Mexican city of Parral Chihuahua when more than 27 shots ring out as the singer collapses on stage from his wounds. The shots occur at the 1:28 mark in the video."