Protesters rally in Singapore against new online rules
Around 2,000 Singaporeans led by local bloggers attended a rally Saturday to protest against new government licensing rules for news websites that they say curtail freedom of expression.
US, China agree to end 'super greenhouse gases'
China agreed Saturday with the United States to scale back production of "super greenhouse gases" used in refrigerators and air conditioners in a joint bid to fight climate change.
Nuclear plant closures shows industry's struggles
The decision to close California's San Onofre nuclear plant is the latest setback for an industry that had seemed poised to grow.
'One giant leap' toward a NASA Armstrong center?
Neil Armstrong's name is attached to a lunar crater, an asteroid, more than a dozen schools and a museum.
Dutch duo peddle old bikes as fashion, furniture
Two Dutch entrepreneurs have found a novel way to make money out of the thousands of bicycles abandoned in the Netherlands each year, by turning them into designer fashion items and furniture.
US data mining system technical details murky
The US government's vast online data collection system revealed this week could tap into companies like Google and Facebook without the knowledge of top executives, experts said.
Obama says US, China must develop cyber rules
President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping, treading carefully, avoided a direct public confrontation on cybersecurity as they opened a two-day summit aimed at forging closer personal ties between ...
Google, Facebook condemn online spying
Google chief Larry Page and Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg condemned online spying Friday and called for governments to be more revealing about snooping on the Internet.
Global netizens see worrying trend in US spying
Revelations that the U.S. government has been snooping on Internet users worldwide failed to shock global netizens, who say they've already given up on expectations of online privacy in the face of growing ...
Climate conditions determine Amazon fire risk
(Phys.org) —Using an innovative satellite technique, NASA scientists have determined that a previously unmapped type of wildfire in the Amazon rainforest is responsible for destroying several times more ...
New Lincoln math pages suggest more education
Two math-notebook pages recently authenticated as belonging to Abraham Lincoln suggest the 16th president, who was known to downplay his formal education, may have spent more time in school than usually thought.
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