Archive: 14/12/2010

Romania smashes international cybercrime ring

Romanian authorities said Tuesday they dismantled a cybercrime network blamed for causing more than 11 million euros (13.5 million dollars) in losses to firms in the United States, Britain, South Africa, Italy and Romania.

dateDec 14, 2010 in Internet
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Hubble spots a celestial bauble (w/ Video)

( -- The delicate shell, photographed by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, appears to float serenely in the depths of space, but this apparent calm hides an inner turmoil. The gaseous envelope formed as the ...

dateDec 14, 2010 in Astronomy
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France says Google in 'dominant' position

France's competition authority said Tuesday that Google occupies a strongly dominant position in the online advertising market linked to Internet searches and that it possibly violated competition law.

dateDec 14, 2010 in Internet
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Global eruption rocks the sun

On August 1, 2010, an entire hemisphere of the sun erupted. Filaments of magnetism snapped and exploded, shock waves raced across the stellar surface, billion-ton clouds of hot gas billowed into space. Astronomers knew they ...

dateDec 14, 2010 in Space Exploration
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