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Google Sky Turns Computer Into Telescope

Imagine cruising the heavens from your desktop and seeing all the spectacular images from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. Exploding stars and faraway galaxies are just a mouse click away through Sky in Google Earth.

dateAug 22, 2007 in Internet
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Wikipedia founder hails role in US

(AP) -- The founder of Wikipedia hailed the online encyclopedia's role in helping halt U.S. legislation aimed at cracking down on Internet piracy, saying the proposed bills needed to be stopped because they were flawed.

dateJan 26, 2012 in Internet
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Security breach at Los Alamos

The Los Alamos, N.M., National Laboratory reportedly breached national security by sending classified nuclear weapons information over the Internet.

dateJun 15, 2007 in Internet
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Iran oil sector hit by 'cyber attack'

A voracious virus attack has hit computers running key parts of Iran's oil sector, forcing authorities to unplug its main oil export terminal from the Internet and to set up a cyber crisis team, according to reports on Monday.

dateApr 23, 2012 in Internet
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Chatroulette.com cracking down on perverts

Chatroulette.com is cracking down on unsavory behavior by capturing pictures and Internet addresses of people being naughty at the service that randomly links strangers using live webcams.

dateJul 27, 2010 in Internet
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