Is the Cloud Just a Ruse?
By Blair PleasantThe cloud is about so much more than a way for vendors to get more money from customers for essentially the same products.
Bulgaria's Plovdiv to Be Officially Declared European Capital of Culture 2019
Plovdiv will be officially declared European Capital of Culture for 2019 at a Tuesday meeting of the Council of the European Union.
The issue has been included in the provisional agenda of the meeting on May 19, according to Darik radio.
Plovdiv Mayor Ivan Totev and his deputy Stefan Stoyanov left
Judge: Fugitive On Lam Since '59 Will Be Sent Back To Ohio
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — An Ohio fugitive who's been on the lam since walking away from a prison farm in 1959 will soon be on his way back up north after his recent arrest in Florida.
On Monday, Judge Rhonda Babb released her ruling, denying 79-year-old Frank Freshwater's attempt in court last week t
Women Shave Heads In Support Of Friend With Cancer, Then Learn She Was Lying
Meaghan, 25, deceived her family and friends for more than a year, telling them she had been diagnosed with incurable cancer. She carried out the ruse even as her stepmother created a fundraising page that attracted $5,000 in donations for her, and her close friends showed support and solidarity by
Two Bulgarian Ministers to Unveil New Stand at Ludogorets Arena
Two Bulgarian ministers will unveil the new stand at the Ludogorets Arena stadium in Razgrad on Friday.
Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov and Regional Minister Lilyana Pavlova had been invited to attend the opening ceremony, daily Dnevnik reports.
The opening of the new stand, which will bear the
US prosecutors re-file charges in FBI ruse case in Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Federal prosecutors in Nevada have added a conspiracy allegation and re-filed criminal Internet bookmaking charges against a Malaysian businessman who won a court ruling that his rights were violated in an FBI search of his Las Vegas Strip hotel suite last summer. Defense lawyer Dav
Bulgarian Tourist Attractions to Appear in Online Register
Online register of the tourist attractions in Bulgaria will be soon available at the website of Tourist Ministry.
This was announced by Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova, who was on a visit to Ruse on Thursday, Darik radio reports.
The information gathered from all municipalities, showed that th
Bulgaria Detains 37 Illegal Migrants at Danube Bridge
The Bulgarian authorities detained on Tuesday a group of 37 illegal immigrants at the Danube Bridge border checkpoint.
Among the detained people were women, children and a pregnant woman, BGNES news agency reports.
The illegal immigrants were hidden in a TIR truck with a Turkish licence plate, dri
Dropbox Name Leveraged in Phishing Scam
Malicious messages delivered to unsuspecting users aim at harvesting credentials for web-based email services by employing a ruse that may trick recipients into believing they are referred to Dropbox related documents.
A link provided in the body of the message claims to lead to "urgent and h
Sweden's Supreme Court Upholds Detention Warrant for Assange - Reports
The WikiLeaks founder argues that his extradition to Sweden is a ruse to hand him over to the United States, where he faces espionage charges.
'Hot Pursuit' Review: Frigid comedy
In one scene in Anne Fletcher's Hot Pursuit, bookish cop Cooper (Reese Witherspoon) and witness-to-be Mrs. Riva (Sofia Vergara) exchange awkward hugs and kisses just to seduce a middle-aged man into not reporting them to the police.
The two ladies' little ruse sort of worked. The man got so both
Rick Scott's Fight Over Obamacare Snarls Budget
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott, a longtime opponent of "Obamacare," made a startling announcement shortly after his mother's death, going on TV two years ago to explain that he had dropped his objections to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
Australia PM advisor says climate change a UN-led ruse
SYDNEY, Australia – Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's top business advisor on Friday, May 8, claimed climate change was a ruse encouraged by the United Nations to create a new authoritarian world order under its control.
Maurice Newman, chairman of the Prime Minister's Business Advisory Cou
Torrential Rains and Hail Expected in Bulgaria
Torrential rains and thunderstorms in more than half of Bulgaria's territory are expected Thursday. The Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology to the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences issued code yellow, indicating potentially dangerous weather.
The municipalities at risk are: Lovech, Plovdiv, Smolyan,
Sofia Technical University Concept Car to Run Again at Shell Eco-marathon Europe
Students from the Technical University of Sofia will return to Shell Eco-marathon Europe later this month after a one-year pause, targeting a leading position in the UrbanConcept category.
The newly-formed team will use a new hydrogen fuel cell for its Eco-X car, which weighs 95 kg. The environment
Ohio captures man 56 years after he escaped prison farm
A man convicted of manslaughter escaped from an Ohio prison farm in 1959, then was allowed to slip away from law enforcement in 1975 and disappeared until a ruse to get his fingerprints led to his arrest in Florida this week, investigators said Tuesday.
3D Printed Copyright Creep
When your car runs out of gas, you can fill it up at any gas station you like. You never worry if the company that made your car has an exclusivity deal with one gas station or another, or even if that company has a preference for one brand of gas. In fact, you would probably find it some combinatio
Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia Establish Craiova Group for Cooperation
The respective Prime Ministers of Bulgaria, Romania and Serbia, Boyko Borisov, Victor Ponta and Aleksandar Vucic, established on Friday a Craiova Group for cooperation.
This emerged after the bilateral and trilateral meetings, which were held between government representatives of the three countrie
Alternative for Bulgarian Revival Votes to Elect Party Chair
The left-wing ABV party (Alternative for Bulgarian Revival) of former two-term President Georgi Parvanov is holding an internal party vote to elect a leader.
Parvanov resigned from the post of ABV Chair in March after MPs from the party backed the taking of new debt of BGN 16 B, according to report
Bulgarian Storms Guinness World Records with Teapots
A man from Bulgaria's Ruse boasts a huge teapot collection and is even considering attempting to enter the Guinness Book of World Records.
Thirty-seven Anton Dimitrov who loves drinking tea in the winter, is currently working at a recyclables collecting unit in Ruse, Pressa Daily reported. It is ex
Bulgaria Had 164 Empty Villages in End-2014
There were 164 Bulgarian villages with no residents as of December 31, 2014, national statistics show. Most of the depopulated places are located in the country's north, with the regions of Veliko Tarnovo (the old capital of Bulgaria) and Gabrovo in the north-central area containing, respectively, 5
Georgia Southern looks to improve through the air
STATESBORO — Georgia Southern's coaches and players are hoping to achieve higher goals in 2015 by getting better in the air.
"We need to be more balanced," Eagles offensive coordinator Doug Ruse said. "Not 50-50 balanced, that's never going to be us. We're always going to be a run-first team. But
FBI ruse violated rights of Vegas hotel guest, US judge says
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The FBI violated the rights of a wealthy Malaysian businessman when agents posed as Internet repairmen to get into his Las Vegas hotel suite to search for evidence of wrongdoing during the World Cup soccer tournament last summer, a federal judge ruled Friday. "The government violate
Judge says FBI ruse violated rights of Vegas hotel guest
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal judge says the FBI violated the rights of a wealthy Malaysian businessman when agents posed as Internet repairmen to get into his ...
Bulgarian Population Decreased with 0.6 % in 2014
According to the latest figures of the National Statistical Institute (NSI), which were published on Friday, the Bulgarian population decreased with 0.6 % in 2014.
The population measured 7 202 198 people at the end of 2014, which represented a decrease with 43 479 people compared to 2013.
How ISIS created a terrorist art market
The ideologically-driven destruction of priceless Iraqi artifacts by Islamic State may be a ruse that actually hides a much more cynical operation, in which fakes are smashed to pieces while real treasures are smuggled out of the country and sold on the black market to fund the terrorist army.
The Kidnapping of Richard Engel: Why the US Media Ran With the Wrong Story
NBC Correspondent Richard Engel has revised his account of his kidnapping in Syria in 2012, now saying the abduction was carried out by none other than those "moderate Syrian rebels" for which the US was debating support. They convinced Engel they were pro-Assad Shiites, and NBC ran with it despite
A crazy lottery ticket scam that allows people to dodge taxes is making a big comeback
A tax scam as old as the lottery is making a comeback — buying losing tickets from others and using them to offset taxes owed to Uncle Sam. A Business Insider search of Craigslist and Ebay listings found people selling tens of thousands of dollars worth of losing lottery tickets for pennies on
Atletico Madrid attacker Antoine Griezmann answers fan questions [Video]
With nine games to go, champions Atletico Madrid are nine points off league leaders Barcelona and look to have settled for a Champions League spot. However, that is most likely all a ruse. As they showed in their against-all-odds triumph last season, Atletico are never more dangerous than when they&
It's All Just A Ruse By The 'Southern Press'...
A varied Tuesday morning Mailbox, with thoughts on the England U21s, a Sterling ruse, Kane realism, Wenger coaching youth and enjoying the charity match...
GSU QB Garrett gets live action in scrimmage
STATESBORO — Monteo Garrett is one of the few quarterbacks who looked forward to getting hit.
Garrett, a red-shirt freshman, spent his first year at Georgia Southern working with the scout teams, preparing looks for the Eagles defense.
But Saturday during GSU's first scrimmage of the spring, Gar
Earthquake Jolts Romania's Vrancea, Tremor Felt in Bulgaria's Ruse
An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale has been registered in Romania's Vrancea region early on Sunday, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported.
The tremor, with an epicenter 135 km. north of Romania's capital Bucharest, was also felt on the upper floors of high bu
A Growing Chorus Is Trying To Rewrite The History Of Net Neutrality -- And Blame Absolutely Everythi...
With either an ISP lawsuit or a 2016 party shift the only way to kill our new net neutrality rules, neutrality opponents have some time to kill. As such, they're in desperate need of somewhere to direct their impotent rage at the foul idea of a healthier Internet free from gatekeeper control. Step o
Cardboard 'Most Interesting Man' fails as carpool-lane ruse
FIFE, Wash. (AP) — A Washington State Patrol trooper says it's by far the best carpool scam he's seen, but it didn't work.
FTC, Multiple Law Enforcement Partners Announce Crackdown on Deception, Fraud in Auto Sales, Financi...
The Federal Trade Commission and 32 law enforcement partners today announced the results of Operation Ruse Control, a nationwide and cross-border crackdown to protect consumers when purchasing or leasing a car, encompassing 252 enforcement actions. The six new FTC cases include more than $2.6 millio
Carpool Lane Cheat's 'Most Interesting' Ruse
A driver's "most interesting" attempt to circumvent laws restricting the use of carpool lanes has failed to fool US police.