Archive: 05/6/2014

Celebrations of place anchor free-floating Internet

The Internet has fallen in love with place. From wildly popular Instagrammers like the photographer behind Humans of New York, to globe-trotters leaving digital travel notes on the story-sharing site Findery, to cloud-based ...

dateMay 06, 2014 in Internet
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Wounds from cybertheft take long to heal

For shadowy cybercriminals who find backdoor access to stores of personal data, the process of hijacking identities and pocketing stolen cash can be instantaneous. For institutions hit by cybertheft, however, ...

dateMay 06, 2014 in Security
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Microsoft to open training hub in Canada

Microsoft is creating a new training and development center in Vancouver, British Columbia, focused largely on Office, Bing, Skype and MSN, that eventually could create 400 new jobs.

dateMay 06, 2014 in Business
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Caracas to begin four months of water rationing

Water use in Caracas will be rationed for at least four months due to drought, authorities said Tuesday, as Venezuela grapples with shortages of basic goods which have spurred massive anti-government protests.

dateMay 06, 2014 in Environment
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Watchdog looking at EPA handling of mine study

The office that acts as a watchdog of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is looking at the agency's handling of a report on the potential impacts of large-scale mining in Alaska's Bristol Bay region.

dateMay 06, 2014 in Environment
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Security app gains foothold on college campus

Sarah Spann heard the steps behind her and quickened her pace. The man pursuing her on the University of Florida's campus sped up too. She ducked into an apartment-complex parking lot, but he lurked across the street.

dateMay 06, 2014 in Software
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