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  • Four Charged With Stealing Army Helicopter Training Software
    By on September 30, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments


    itwbennett writes: Four alleged members of an international computer hacking ring face charges in the U.S. of breaking into the computer networks of the U.S. Army and several tech companies and stealing several software packages, including programs used to train Army helicopter pilots, as well as software and data related to the Xbox One gaming console, the Xbox Live online gaming service and popular games such as Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and (more…)



  • ‘McGinley created the mood to win’
    By on September 30, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    Paul McGinley’s intelligent approach made the difference for Europe over a fractured USA, says Iain Carter.

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  • Walsh optimistic on Burns link-up
    By on September 25, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    St Helens scrum-half Luke Walsh is looking forward to playing alongside his close friend Travis Burns next season.

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  • Facebook To Start Testing Internet-Beaming Drones In 2015
    By on September 25, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    Zothecula writes There was an understandable amount of skepticism when Amazon announced its grand plans for delivery drones last year. But if the last twelve months are any indication, Jeff Bezos and his fellow tech heavyweights are actually kinda serious about the potential of unmanned aerial vehicles. Speaking at the Social Good Summit in New York on Monday, engineering director at Facebook Connectivity Lab, Yael Maguire, has further detailed the (more…)

  • Microsoft Kills Off Its Trustworthy Computing Group
    By on September 20, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes Microsoft’s Trustworthy Computing Group is headed for the axe, and its responsibilities will be taken over either by the company’s Cloud & Enterprise Division or its Legal & Corporate Affairs group. Microsoft’s disbanding of the group represents a punctuation mark in the industry’s decades-long conversation around trusted computing as a concept. The security center of gravity is moving away from enterprise desktops to cloud (more…)

  • Double Grand Slam winner Li retires
    By on September 20, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    China’s two-time Grand Slam winner Li Na announces her retirement from tennis because of “chronic injuries”.

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  • The FCC Net Neutrality Comment Deadline Has Arrived: What Now?
    By on September 15, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    blottsie writes After months of heated debate, viral campaigns, deliberate “slowdowns” and record-breaking public responses, the Federal Communications Commission is finally set to decide how “net neutrality”—the principle that all data must be treated equally by Internet service providers (ISPs)—should look in the U.S., or if it should exist at all. Today, Sept. 15, the FCC officially closes its public comment period on its latest net (more…)

  • Norman ‘should make full recovery’
    By on September 15, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    Two-time Open champion Greg Norman is expected “to make a full recovery” after he injured his arm in a chainsaw accident.

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  • Amazon Instant Video Now Available On Android
    By on September 11, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    briancox2 writes Amazon has avoided releasing the Amazon Instant Video app that is on Fire and Kindle to the general Android market, even though the app has been available for some time on iOS. Now, after a workaround had allowed some users to install the app on Android by fiddling with permissions, Amazon has released the app to many devices calling it “Amazon Instant Video for Google TV”. It’s not clear yet which devices can run this app. Currently (more…)

  • VIDEO: Watson relishes return to Ryder Cup
    By on September 10, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    Tom Watson says he waited 20 years for the phone call asking him to become Ryder Cup captain again, after leading the United States to victory in 1993.

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