Archive: 12/18/2009

Pentagon plays down security breach with US drones

A day after the Pentagon acknowledged that Iraqi militants had used cheap software to intercept US drone feeds, a new report on Friday said senior military officials had dismissed that risk in 2004.

Dec 18, 2009
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Hackers steal SKorean-US military secrets

(AP) -- South Korea's military said Friday it was investigating a hacking attack that netted secret defense plans with the United States and may have been carried out by North Korea.

Dec 18, 2009
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Acid oceans: the 'evil twin' of climate change

(AP) -- Far from Copenhagen's turbulent climate talks, the sea lions, harbor seals and sea otters reposing along the shoreline and kelp forests of this protected marine area stand to gain from any global ...

Dec 18, 2009
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Take-Two posts larger 4Q loss on higher charges

(AP) -- Charges and expenses outweighed higher sales and drove video game publisher Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. to post a wider fourth-quarter loss on Thursday, as billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn reported ...

Dec 18, 2009
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Mobile tech 'can replace cheques'

(PhysOrg.com) -- With cheques due to be phased out in the UK by 2018 new security technology developed at Oxford University could offer a replacement, allowing people a secure way to pay in almost any situation.

Dec 18, 2009
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Twitter briefly blocked by hackers

(AP) -- Hackers briefly blocked access to the popular Internet messaging service Twitter, steering traffic to another Web site where a group reportedly calling itself the "Iranian Cyber Army" claimed responsibility.

Dec 18, 2009
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Why newborn babies can't walk

(PhysOrg.com) -- The first steps of an infant is a real milestone in the development of all mammals including humans, but little is known about why some animals can walk soon after birth, while others need ...

Dec 18, 2009 weblog
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