VIDEO: Counter-terrorism exercise in London

Police officers, soldiers, emergency services and intelligence officials have been taking part in London’s largest counter-terrorism exercise to date.

Sweden lift Euro U21 crown with shootout win over Portugal

PRAGUE (Reuters) – Sweden goalkeeper Patrik Carlgren saved two penalties as they beat Portugal 4-3 in a shootout following a 0-0 draw in the Euro Under-21 Championship final on Tuesday.


Microsoft Drops Another Windows 10 Build

windows 10 Today, Microsoft released another Windows 10 build for PC, numbered 10159. The company indicated that it is similar to yesterday’s release, with one change aside from normal bug fixes. According to Neowin’s Brad Sams, the operating system iteration contains a new desktop background. Read More

VIDEO: Why is Tunisia vulnerable to extremism?

In Tunisia security has been increased at major venues – and many mosques, suspected of fomenting trouble, are being closed.

N.Y. Prisoners Did ‘Dry Run’ Night Before Escape

David Sweat says that he and fellow inmate Richard Matt began planning their prison break in January, and used only hacksaws to cut through their cell walls.


Beats 1 Radio Accepting Song Requests from Listeners [iOS Blog]

One of the upcoming segments on Beats 1 radio is called “Requests,” and it appears this broadcast will feature songs that have been requested from Beats 1 listeners around the world. According to a tweet from the Beats 1 Twitter account, users can request a song by calling in to the station.

The Apple Music Tumblr site has a page that’s dedicated to requests, listing phone numbers around the world for listeners to call to request a song. In the United States, the number for making a request is 1-310-299-8756, or 1-877-720-6293 for toll free.

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There are also phone numbers listed for Canada, the U.K., France, Japan, Germany, Brazil, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Australia, Italy, Ireland, and New Zealand.

“Requests” will play at 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time, and the segment will be hosted by Travis Mills, who is located in Los Angeles. Mills’ show will come on following Ebro Darden, who goes live at 3 p.m. Pacific Time. It is not clear if the requests that Beats 1 is asking for will be limited to the “Requests” segment or if they’ll also be played at other times on Beats 1 radio.

Beats 1 radio debuted today at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time in hundreds of countries around the world. It provides 24/7 live music and will also include news segments, interviews, and more. Beats 1 radio is part of Apple Music, which also includes a new on-demand streaming service (free for three months) and Apple Music Connect, Apple’s new artist-focused social networking feature.


VMware Agrees To Pay $75.5M To Settle Illegal Pricing Allegations

gavel, law books and scales of justice In a significant settlement that could embolden American employees who witness company misconduct, VMware and government contractor Carahsoft Technology Corporation agreed to pay the $75.5 million today to settle illegal pricing allegations. The Department of Justice accused the companies of violating the Fair Claims Act and overcharging the government, in a case brought in conjunction with… Read More