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International News Archive - August 28, 2012

Facebook App Center Violates German Privacy Laws

Germany's largest consumer watchdog group said on Monday that Facebook’s new App Center violates the nation’s privacy laws, and gave the social networking company a deadline to either fix the problem or risk legal action.

The Raccoon Invades Europe Spreading Dangerous Diseases

Furry, agile, intelligent and voracious: the raccoon is far from being a cuddly toy, which is what many people believe when they get one as a pet.

Chinese Credit Card Usage Growing Quickly

Lack of knowledge of credit risks could create future problem

Word of the Day
cowpooling
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.