International News Archive - January 16, 2012
More than a third of China’s 1.4 billion residents are now Internet friendly with nearly half of those microblogging on weibo -- China’s version of Twitter -- voicing their opinions on everything from major events to corruption and scandals.
On Monday Israeli officials reported that online hackers had targeted a number of the nation’s critical industries, launching a small-scale but coordinated cyber attack against the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE), Israel’s El Al Airlines and three national banks.
- A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
- One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.