Philippines appeals to hackers to cease attacks

Hackers incensed by the Philippines' controversial cybercrime law have attacked government sites that deliver emergency information during natural disasters, an official said Saturday.

Jamaica to launch remote-learning courses

(AP)—Jamaica's education minister plans to use computers to offer long-distance math and literacy courses to students who live in remote parts of the island.

Li-Fi: Edinburgh prof seeds LEDs for communication

(Phys.org)—"We believe wireless communications should be as reliable as lighting." That is a company motto of startup PureVLC (Visible Light Communication), which aims to connect the two—communications and light. They ...

S. Korea probes toxic leak as impact worsens

South Korea on Friday launched a full inquiry into a toxic chemical leak in the southeastern city of Gumi, as officials considered designating the affected area a "disaster zone".

Foxconn denies report of strike at iPhone plant

(AP)—Foxconn Technology Group said Saturday that production at its central Chinese factory that makes Apple's iPhones was continuing without interruption, denying a labor watch group's report that thousands of workers at ...

SpaceX set for first NASA-contracted supply mission

US firm SpaceX aims for its next big launch into orbit Sunday—the first of 12 flights in its $1.6 billion contract with NASA to bring supplies to and from the international space station.

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