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3 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Chinese man accused of hacking into U.S. computers

Suspect Su Bin worked in cahoots with two unnamed Chinese hackers to get the data between 2009 and 2013, and Su attempted to sell some of the information to state-owned Chinese companies, according to a criminal complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles that was unsealed Thursday.


Related Topix: Prison, Computer Security

Fri Jul 11, 2014


FCC approves plan to spend $1B a year on school Wi-Fi

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has voted to spend $2 billion over the next two years on improving Wi-Fi networks at schools and libraries, despite questions from Republican commissioners about the source of those funds.


Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Wi-Fi


Union leader derides Obama education chief

Authorities have arrested a 47-year-old Utah man they say wanted to kill police officers and blow up a police department with the hope it would cause an uprising against the government.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Gay/Lesbian, US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Barack Obama

Myrtle Beach Online

Chinese man accused of hacking into US computers

U.S. Department of Justice spokesman Marc Raimondi said Friday that the case raises concern and the federal government will continue using all tools to strengthen cybersecurity.


Related Topix: Computer Security, US News, Business News

AME Info

Emirates inks largest biggest aircraft order in aviation history

Bachelors degree in accounting or finance is also required and Certified Public Accountant are preferred.


Related Topix: Microsoft Office

New York Post

Amazon asks FAA for permission to fly delivery drones is seeking permission from US regulators to test its delivery drones near Seattle, as part of a rapid expansion of a program that has sparked widespread debate over the safety and privacy implications of drone technology.


Related Topix: Amazon, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Media, IT Services, Audible, Jeff Bezos, Space


Google to tour Europe to discuss right-to-be-forgotten ruling

Google is going to tour Europe with a band of external advisers this fall to discuss a landmark ruling by Europe's top court that gave people the right to have personal information excluded from search engine listings in Europe.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Internet


Report: At least 30 Ukraine troops dead in attack

A company official says the path of saltwater that spilled from a pipeline in western North Dakota extends for nearly 2 miles and has left behind a 200-yard-long stretch of dead vegetation.

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Related Topix: Inventions

KMPH-TV Fresno

Los Alamos to get new supercomputer

A Silicon Valley success story turned sordid this week with the arrest of an upscale prostitute who allegedly left a Google executive dying on his yacht after shooting him up with a deadly hit of heroin.


Related Topix: High Performance Computing, Los Alamos, CA, Widevine Technologies, Gay/Lesbian, Los Alamos National Laboratory

The Modesto Bee

Inventor pushes solar panels for roads, highways

They are meant for roads, driveways, parking lots, bike trails and, eventually, highways.


Related Topix: Inventions, Solar Roadways, Sandpoint, ID, Alternative Energy, Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy

Thu Jul 10, 2014


AWS rolls out Zocalo, an enterprise document storage and sharing service

Amazon Web Services is offering a new document sharing service with management and security features designed to appeal to businesses.


Related Topix: Amazon, Microsoft, Microsoft Office

Journal and Courier

Supermoon is here again

The full moon this weekend will be another so-called "Supermoon," the first of three to grace the sky this year.


Related Topix: Space, Greenbelt, MD, NASA

Job-search startup helps college grads and companies find each other

Silicon Valley has given the world another matchmaking service -- this one, to set up recent college graduates with gainful employment.


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Programming Languages, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA, Berkeley, CA, Ross, CA, UC Berkeley

National Public Radio

Los Alamos To Get New Supercomputer

Los Alamos National Laboratory is getting a next-generation supercomputer to help maintain the safety and effectiveness of the nation's nuclear weapons.


Related Topix: High Performance Computing, Los Alamos National Laboratory


Access to Google services within China returns

Users in China were able to access online services for Google Inc on Thursday, after more than a month of severe disruption that almost completely blocked people from using features such as its search, maps and e-mail functions.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Internet

Mail on Sunday

Maybe she walked 500 miles: Dog who was stolen five years ago in...

America's wealthiest families revealed: From the Rockefellers to the Waltons the 185 clans all worth more than $1billion... and yes, most of them are Republicans Did she kill before? Call girl, 26, 'who poisoned client with heroin' wrote online about 'love' of killing sprees and is now being investigated for another death Obama taunts Republicans ... (more)


Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, New Orleans, LA

News Herald

Report: Chinese hacked federal employee files

Chinese hackers broke into the computer networks of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management earlier this year with the intention of accessing the files of tens of thousands of federal employees who had applied for top-secret security clearances, according to The New York Times .


Related Topix: Computer Security, Personnel Management, Human Resources

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Silver City Sun-News

Review: No monkey business in 'Planet of the Apes'

Digital characters have by now long populated our movies like unwanted house guests.


Related Topix: Planet of the Apes, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Inventions, Kodi Smit-McPhee


Halle Berry :: Weightless and Pregnant in 'Extant'

Halle Berry stars as an astronaut who gets impregnated in space, and returns home to a robot child.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Halle Berry, Robots, Space, Children TV, X-Men, Entertainment, Television

Personal computers roar back after death of Windows XP

A two-year slump in personal computer sales ended in the second quarter, helped by improving demand in developed markets like North America and Europe.


Related Topix: Computers, PC, Microsoft Windows, Hewlett Packard


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