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1 hr ago | Bellingham Herald

British man charged in government computer hacking

A grand jury in Alexandria indicted 29-year-old Lauri Love of Stradishall, England, Thursday on charges including conspiracy, causing damage to a protected computer and aggravated identity theft.

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Related Topix: Computer Security

4 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Visa posts higher 3Q profit, revenue

Visa Inc. said Thursday that its profit climbed 11 percent in its fiscal third quarter versus a year earlier, aided by solid growth in payments volume, service revenue and transactions.

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Related Topix: Visa Inc., CPU, San Mateo County, CA, Foster City, CA

9 hrs ago | Hillingdon Times

Google 'should not censor history'

Google must not be left to "censor history" if a European Court ruling allowing people to have links removed from the search engine's index stands, the founder of Wikipedia said today.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Internet

13 hrs ago | KTNV-TV Las Vegas

Satellites show major Southwest groundwater loss

A new study based on NASA satellite measurements reveals what researchers called a shocking loss of groundwater in the Southwest's largest river basin.

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Related Topix: NASA, UC Irvine, Irvine, CA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Baidu profit up 34 percent as mobile service grows

Baidu said Friday it earned 3.5 billion yuan in the three months ended June 30. Revenue rose 58.5 percent to 11.9 billion yuan .

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Baidu, Internet, Modesto, CA, Business News

The News Tribune

Nolan, McConaughey surprise with 'Interstellar'

"I can tell you a lot, but I'm not going to," McConaughey said at Thursday's Paramount Pictures panel.

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Related Topix: Inception, Crime Movies, Action Movies, The Dark Knight, Thriller, Space

WBTV

Astronaut tweets 'saddest photo' of Israel-Gaza firefight

European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst took a photo of the fighting in the Middle East from aboard the International Space Station.

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Related Topix: Space

Pasadena Star-News

Comic-Con 2014: 10 top picks for the first day of SDCC

What: The sold-out convention in San Diego draws thousands of fans from all over the world who love superheroes, vampires and more.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Showtime, Action Movies, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Space

Click Orlando

Robot furniture that builds itself

Imagine that the chair you're sitting on became a sofa on demand as the day moved from light to dark.

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Related Topix: Robots

South Milwaukee

RFID Chips to be Used on Chattooga County Buses to Track Students

Chattooga, Georgia The Chattooga County School District has signed a five-year contract to use StudentConnect , a product that lets school districts and parents track students using ID cards that contain radio frequency identification device chips.

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Related Topix: RFID News, Chattooga County, GA, Education Etc.

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Officials: More than 1,600 StubHub Users Affected in International Cybercrime Scheme

Six people have been indicted for their roles in an international crime ring involving online ticket-reseller StubHub, officials announced Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Computer Security

NBC Miami

Comic-Con: Thursday's Big Events

Following Wednesday evening's brief preview, Comic-Con makes the jump to light speed Thursday when the first full day of events kicks-off in San Diego.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Family, Batman, Action Movies, Adventure, Animated TV, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Seth Green, NASA

Bellingham Herald

Audit: NASA doesn't have the money for big rockets

The Government Accountability Office issued a report Wednesday saying NASA's Space Launch System is at "high risk of missing" its planned December 2017 initial test flight.

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Related Topix: NASA, Space

WCAX-TV Burlington

Meat supplier in China scandal has global reach

It isn't a household name, but the company that's at the center of a food scandal in China helps make some of the world's most popular foods, including the Big Macs and Quarter Pounders served at... It isn't a household name, but the company at the center of a food scandal in China helps make some of the world's most popular foods, including the ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds, Drugs, NASA

Business Journal

IBM Watson, USAA hope supercomputing makes homecoming easier for the military

Watson researchers work inside IBM's Thomas J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, New York, in February.

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Related Topix: High Performance Computing, Yorktown Heights, NY, Computers

The Raw Story

With sales sputtering, Apple's iPad looks to IBM alliance

Apple Inc's iPad is losing steam just four years after its release, but an alliance with International Business Machines Corp could rejuvenate a flagging product by entering into a largely untapped corporate market.

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Related Topix: Ipad, Laptops/Notebooks, IBM, Apple, Startups, iPhone

CNews

StubHub was victim of cyber fraud ring; arrests to be announced

SEATTLE/BOSTON - eBay Inc's StubHub online ticket resale service said it was the victim of a massive international cyber fraud ring, the details of which authorities plan to disclose on Wednesday as they announce arrests in the case.

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Related Topix: Computer Security

Tue Jul 22, 2014

KING-TV Seattle

Review: Amazon Fire offers new ways to use phones

What I find fascinating about Amazon's Fire phone isn't the gizmos such as the 3-D imagery or the camera scanner that helps you get more information about products.

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Related Topix: eBay, Kindle, iPod touch App, Yelp, Netflix, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, Ipad

ComputerWorld

Hands on with Xiaomi's Mi 4, a high-end handset, with an iPhone look

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi jokes that its newest handset, built out of stainless steel, is like a "kitchen knife," but iPhone-esque might be the better comparison.

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Related Topix: iPhone, CPU, Cameras

KAUZ

Bond insurers vow to fight Detroit financial plan

A man accused of enslaving a mentally disabled woman in northeast Ohio is set to be sentenced in federal court in Youngstown.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Federal Prisons, Prison, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, NASA, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

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