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Google To Tackle Security Threats With New Project Zero Team
2014-07-15 10:54:53

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Tuesday Google reaffirmed its commitment to security with the creation of a new, well-staffed team dubbed Project Zero. "Security is a top priority for Google," Chris Evans, researcher herder at Google, posted in the official Online Security Blog. "We've invested a lot in making our products secure, including strong SSL encryption by default for Search, Gmail and Drive, as well as encrypting data moving between our data centers....

2010-05-11 09:50:00

A heavy runaway star is rushing away from a nearby stellar nursery at more than 250,000 miles an hour, a speed that will get you to the Moon and back in two hours. The runaway is the most extreme case of a very massive star that has been kicked out of its home by a group of even heftier siblings. The homeless star is on the outskirts of the 30 Doradus nebula, a raucous stellar breeding ground in the nearby Large Magellanic Cloud. The finding bolsters evidence that the most massive stars in...

2009-09-07 10:10:13

Veteran Irish broadcaster Terry Wogan has announced he intends to leave BBC Radio 2's morning program Wake Up to Wogan at the end of the year. Wogan, 71, told his listeners Monday the decision to leave the program -- which he served as host of from 1972 to 1984, then again since 1993 -- is the hardest thing I have ever done. It touches me deeply that I've played a part in your lives for, it seems, like generations, Wogan said. This is not goodbye -- not even au revoir. ... I'd rather leave...

2009-03-17 15:22:18

Jesse Eisenberg, Chris Evans and Ben Whishaw have been cast in Kill Your Darlings, representatives for the film about the U.S. Beat era said. John Krokidas and his former Yale roommate Austin Bunn penned the script, and Krokidas is slated to make his feature directorial debut on the movie about a slaying linked to the birth of the Beat Generation, said a release issued by the International House of Publicity. Whishaw will play Lucien Carr, the Columbia University undergraduate who brought...

2008-10-07 03:00:14

By Lee, Jeremy Virgin Radio will be rebranded Absolute Radio, the name of part of the consortium that bought the station from SMG earlier this year. Virgin Radio was sold for Pounds 53m to TIML, part of the Times of India Group, and the radio consultancy Absolute Radio, which also owns two radio stations in Oxford, in May this year. Sir Richard Branson, who licensed the Virgin name to SMG, invoked a clause allowing him to retake control of the Virgin Radio brand, so the new owners had to...

2008-09-02 12:15:00

By Michael Blackley The Virgin Radio brand is to be lost to the airwaves after its new owner confirmed that the station would soon be relaunched as Absolute Radio. TIML, part of the Times of India Group, bought the station from STV owner SMG in June but did not buy the brand and was legally obliged to change the name within 90 days of purchase. But as one Virgin brand is put to bed, another could be set to expand further after it today emerged that Richard Branson's Virgin Atlantic group is...

2008-07-26 18:00:23

TERRYWOGAN'S listener numbers have dropped but his breakfast show remains the most popular in the country, figures out yesterday revealed. The Chris Moyles Show on BBC Radio 1 has 7.21 million listeners - down from 7.26 million last year and a record 7.72 million last quarter. But a Radio 1 spokeswoman insisted "we're not concerned at all", and pointed out that up until this point Moyles' ratings had increased for the last six quarters. The figures, released by industry body Rajar,...

Word of the Day
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.