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US Official Calls On China To Reign In Hackers
2013-03-12 10:51:01

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online On Monday, the White House officially called China out for breaking into the networks of many American corporations to steal company information. Many have accused Chinese hackers of breaking into their networks — a phenomenon which has been happening with increasing regularity — but the White House has yet to officially point the finger at China. However, National Security Adviser Thomas Donilon called on China...

Obama Agrees With Petitioners: Cell Phone Unlocking Should Be Legal
2013-03-04 16:20:23

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Last October, the Library of Congress ruled that it should be illegal for the public to unlock their cell phones, making it impossible for them to hop from one carrier to another and even use their phones overseas as they once had. This law went into effect in late January, but not without stirring up the ire of many unlocking advocates. As is the new custom, these people started a petition online to send to President Obama...

2013-02-23 23:02:35

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) 350,000 people a year are dying from Hepatitis C. Gilead Sciences and Bristol-Myers Squibb together developed a promising cure and HCV advocates are outraged at lack of its development San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) February 23, 2013 According to the World Health Organization, (WHO) 350,000 people die each year from Hepatitis C and it is the most widespread blood borne infection in the country....

2013-02-16 23:00:38

The Automation Federation and its member organizations are honored to assist the Obama administration in establishing effective cybersecurity safeguards for America´s industrial automation and control systems. Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA (PRWEB) February 16, 2013 Working with the Obama administration, the Automation Federation is helping to forge national security standards, guidelines and compliance testing for safeguarding America´s critical infrastructure from...


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