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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"This summer, a $600 million computing cloud developed by Amazon Web Services for the Central Intelligence Agency over the past year will begin servicing all 17 agencies that make up the intelligence community. If the technology plays out as officials envision, it will usher in a new era of cooperation and coordination, allowing agencies to share information and services much more easily and avoid the kind of intelligence gaps that preceded the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Russian hacker group W0rm has apparently managed to breach servers belonging to media website CNET, and make off with databases containing usernames, emails, and encrypted passwords of more than a million registered users."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Newly available data shows that 90 percent of 911 calls made from wireless phones in Washington, DC, "were delivered without the accurate location information needed to find callers who are lost, confused, unconscious, or otherwise unable to share their location," the public interest group Find Me 911 reported today."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"the attack begins at a Chinese company that provides hardware and software for handheld scanners used by shipping and logistics firms worldwide to inventory the items they're handling. "

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"The reason for the mass retraction is mind-blowing: A 'peer review and citation ring' was apparently rigging the review process to get articles published."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Tens of thousands of paedophiles are using the so-called dark net to trade images of sexual abuse, an investigation by BBC News indicates."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"America’s medical records systems are flirting with disaster, say the experts who monitor crime in cyberspace. A hack that exposes the medical and financial records of hundreds of thousands of patients is coming, they say — it’s only a matter of when."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Israeli scientists perfected a method using phone service towers to measure rain, snow and even detect fog"

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Silent Circle has launched an encrypted IP voice calling service in 79 countries, with a particular focus on hooking enterprise customers."


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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"The birth control microchip, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, would hold nearly two decades worth of a hormone commonly used in contraceptives and dispense 30 micrograms a day, according to a report from the MIT Technology Review. "

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Plant physiologist Shigeharu Shimamura wanted to explore ways that man could keep up with the ever-increasing food demand while bypassing the risks brought on by drought, crop disease and natural disasters."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Here's the short version: Everyone in advertising is buying exhaustive records of your purchases—all your purchases—and comparing them to your viewing habits so that they know which ads you saw and whether or not they changed your behavior."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Despite clear advancements in nutrition science, the old myths don’t seem to be going anywhere."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"At least 80% of all audio calls, not just metadata, are recorded and stored in the US, says whistleblower William Binney – that's a 'totalitarian mentality'"

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"The insects have been crushed into a paste, fed into a 3D printer, and extruded into these intricate, well designed treats."

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