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1 hr ago | GigaOM

Biotech, nuclear fusion, and bitcoin: Highlights of Y Combinator's summer 2014 class

Sure, there the usual assortment of "X for Y" startups, but science and bitcoin companies abounded at startup accelerator Y Combinator's Summer 2014 demo day.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin

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This Is The Craziest, Most Acrobatic Motorcycle Accident You'll Ever See

2 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Navy ousts 34 sailors for cheating at nuclear power training site

The Navy tells The Associated Press that at least 34 sailors are being kicked out of the service for their roles in a cheating ring that operated undetected for at least seven years at a nuclear power training site in South Carolina.

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6 hrs ago | KGNS-TV Laredo

Texas' nuclear waste dump poised to get wiggle room

Texas' only radioactive waste dump is poised to get permission to dramatically expand its capacity, take in new types of waste and reduce its financial liability should its owner suddenly close up shop.

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Related Topix: Texas, Texas Government, Andrews County, TX, Environment, Science

9 hrs ago | Slovak Spectator

JAVYS: Accident in Jaslovske Bohunice nuclear plant not explosion

DURING manipulation with chemicals, there was an accident on August 18 in the former engine hall of the nuclear power plant in Jaslovske Bohunice .

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Related Topix: Explosion

13 hrs ago | Fox News

Hack Jobs Nuclear safety agency hit three times in three years

The organization overseeing the safety of U.S. nuclear reactors has fallen victim to overseas hackers three times in the past three years.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology

Tue Aug 19, 2014

CIO

Workers at U.S. Nuclear Regulator Fooled by Phishers

Nuclear Regulatory Commission employees were tricked into disclosing passwords and downloading malware in three phishing attacks that occurred over a three-year period.

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Re/code

Biotech, Nuclear Energy Startups Crash Y Combinator Demo Day

When Y Combinator co-founder Paul Graham passed the keys of his uber successful seed accelerator program on to Sam Altman in February, he did so with an eye on the future.

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Related Topix: Y Combinator, Startups

Post-gazette.com

PowerSource Voice: Nuclear energy plays a part in reaching carbon emissions reductions

When the Environmental Protection Agency recently issued the Clean Power Plan, which is a new set of rules to reduce carbon emissions from America's power plants, the agency made sure to credit U.S. nuclear plants with playing a key role in contributing to our clean energy future.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government

Reuters

U.S. government's nuclear watchdog victim of cyber attacks -report

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission was "successfully hacked" three times in recent years in attacks involving tainted emails, according to an internal investigation on cyber attacks at the agency, Nextgov.com reported on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computer Security

Overclockers Club

United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission Targeted by Hackers

According to a new report filed by the United States Government Accountability Office, attempts to hack computers in the United States have gradually increased over the years, with government computer security violations up 35 percent from 2010 to 2013.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computer Security

The Ecologist

Kazakhstan's nuclear power plans - the mysteries only deepen

Russia has announced that it will build the first thermal nuclear power station in Kazakhstan, the world's largest uranium producer, writes Komila Nabiyeva.

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Related Topix: Kazakhstan, World News, Asia, Vladimir Putin, Nursultan Nazarbayev

Cape Cod Times

Pilgrim plant offline after latest malfunction

A crack in a heater that raises the temperature of water fed into the reactor caused operators to power down the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station this weekend and go off the grid.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Japan to resume Fukushima rice exports

Japan is to restart exports of rice grown in Fukushima for the first time since foreign sales were halted due to fears of contamination by the nuclear disaster there, officials said on Tuesday .

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WHDH

7News Investigates: Security at Seabrook Nuclear Plant

Seabrook Station Nuclear Power Plant is one of the 107 nuclear facilities in the country considered to be a potential terrorist target by Homeland Security.

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Related Topix: Seabrook, MA

CNET News.com

Nuclear regulator hacked 3 times in 3 years

Unspecified foreigners and a third unknown person or group are to blame for three computer hacks over the past three years at the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, according to a new report.

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Related Topix: Computers, Science / Technology, Computer Security

TechCrunch

YC-Backed UPower Is Building Nuclear Batteries

Despite the promise of bountiful, cheap, and clean energy nuclear energy didn't overtake fossil fuels like everyone expected them to in the middle of the 20th century.

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Engadget

US nuclear regulator hit by two foreign cyberattacks in three years

It's no secret that the White House is eager to protect the energy grid against cyberattacks, but it's now clear that the government is speaking from bitter, first-hand experience.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computer Security, Gadgets

Oxford Mail

Figuring out the way to make really clean energy

FOR years, scientists just down the road from Oxford have been quietly working at the forefront of a project that could change the world.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Global Warming, Weather

Power Line

Nuclear Sabotage in Europe?

Belgian energy company Electrabel said its Doel 4 nuclear reactor would stay offline at least until the end of this year after major damage to its turbine, with the cause confirmed as sabotage.

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Related Topix: Conservative Political News, US News

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Get Your Shot Into Readers' Rides! Easy Tips For Smartphone Pics

Today's smartphones shoot sharper, brighter, larger pics than ever, with plenty of resolution even for print reproduction-which means you've got all the camera you need to submit shots to our Readers' Rides section.

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