List of targets of arrested computer hackers

The five computer hackers charged in New York on Tuesday and a sixth who pleaded guilty are accused of involvement in some of the most notorious hacking incidents of the past 18 months.

Election 'robocalls' probe targets PayPal

Canada's elections watchdog focused Tuesday on online payments company PayPal's records as part of a probe of "robocalls" that misdirected voters to fake polling stations during last year's election.

New iPad expected to have modest upgrades

Apple is holding an event Wednesday in San Francisco, and has hinted that it will reveal a new iPad model. Rumors speak of an updated tablet with a speedier processor, a sharper screen and an option for faster wireless broadband ...

Aviation agency asks EU to delay airline carbon tax

The head of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) on Tuesday urged the European Union to delay rolling out a carbon tax on air travel next year, warning it could provoke trade wars.

NASA sees Tropical Cyclone Irina still looping at sea

NASA's Aqua satellite saw Tropical Cyclone Irina making a slow loop in the southern Mozambique Channel for the third day on March 6, 2012. Because of the different weather systems moving through the region, Irina's track ...

Responding to the radiation threat

Berkeley Lab researchers are developing a promising treatment for safely decontaminating humans exposed to radioactive actinides from a major radiation exposure event, such as a nuclear reactor accident or a "dirty bomb" ...

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