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Cyber Security Top Priority For Obama Xi Meeting
2013-06-03 10:02:09

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online When President Barack Obama meets with newly installed Chinese President Xi Jinping this Friday in South California in what is being described as a relatively informal retreat, the very serious issue of cyber hacking will be on the agenda. The meeting of the world´s two top economic powers is being described as a “shirt-sleeve” affair, and is aimed at allowing the two to meet outside the spotlight of Washington....

2013-05-28 23:28:56

RetirementRoadster.com finance and lifestyle magazine remarks on the collapse of a Washington bridge as a result of a Vancouver trucker colliding with its support beams, and petitions the NTSB to review older bridges and other road structures for architectural soundness Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 27, 2013 RetirementRoadster.com finance and lifestyle magazine today issued their observations regarding the Washington state bridge that collapsed on Friday after a truck struck at least one of the...

Romanian Hacker Seeks Redemption At The ATM
2013-05-17 13:26:03

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Reports of “skimmers” hacking into accounts and stealing millions of dollars regularly seen on the nightly news are enough to scare many people away from the ATM. A Romanian hacker in prison for producing such skimmers has reached a penitent moment, and from behind bars has created a card reader that he says will prevent skimming devices from being installed, Reuters reports. Skimming has become prevalent at ATM...

Second Case Of Coronavirus Confirmed In France
2013-05-13 04:50:15

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online As French health officials confirmed a second case of the new SARS-like novel coronavirus (nCoV) in that country on Sunday, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported that they believe it is likely that the illness can travel from person to person following prolonged exposure. According to Reuters reports, officials with the French Healthy Ministry said the new infection was found in a 50-year-old man who had shared a hospital...

Businesses Give Google+ The Cold Shoulder
2013-05-13 04:26:24

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Roughly two years after the launch of Google+, the Mountain View, California-based company´s most recent foray into the social media world is reportedly struggling to gain acceptance among key business brands in the US. Since first going live in June 2011, approximately 500 million users have set up Google+ accounts and about 135 million actively use the social network, according to Reuters reporter Alexei Oreskovic. The...

Sharp Looking To Rebound By Supplying Both Apple And Samsung
2013-05-12 09:16:57

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Sources familiar with Sharp´s midterm business plan have told reporters the Japanese liquid crystal display manufacturer plans to expand their association with Samsung Electronics while still continuing to ship screens to the South Korean company´s rival, Apple. The plan, the unnamed sources told Reuters reporters Reiji Murai and Nobuhiro Kubo on Friday, is to raise annual operating profit to $1.5 billion by March...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.