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Mexico's Cartels Build Own National Radio System
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Mexico's Cartels Build Own National Radio System

When convoys of soldiers or federal police move through the scrubland of northern Mexico, the Zetas drug cartel knows they are coming.

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Your Smartphone: A New Frontier For Hackers

Last week, security researchers uncovered yet another strain of malicious software aimed at smartphones that run Google's popular Android operating system. The...

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Internet Braces For New Addresses Beyond '.com,' Including '.bank,' '.eco' and '.canon.'

The organization that oversees the Internet address system is preparing to open the floodgates to a nearly limitless selection of new Web-site suffixes, including...

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Fifa to Test 10 Goal-Line Technology Systems

The FIFA rule-making panel will study the results from 10 different goal-line technology systems being tested to help referees make decisions.

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Intel's Truce with Nvidia Shows Industry's Shifts

Intel Corp.'s decision to pay Nvidia Corp. $1.5 billion for the right to its patents highlights the seismic shifts the semiconductor industry is undergoing.

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Air Force Manual Describes Shadowy Cyberwar World

A new Air Force manual for cyberwarfare describes a shadowy, fast-changing world where anonymous enemies can carry out devastating attacks in seconds and where...

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­.s. To Share Internet Review Amid Worldwide Growth

The United States has announced that it intends to give other governments and businesses increased oversight in the governance of ICANN. While the U.S. government...

Icann Hires Former Cybersecurity Chief as New Ceo
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Icann Hires Former Cybersecurity Chief as New Ceo

Rod Beckstrom, the former director of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's National Cybersecurity Center, has been chosen to replace Paul Twomey as the CEO...

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China Says ­npopular Filtering Software Optional

China appeared to cave in to public pressure Tuesday (June 16) by announcing that computer users are not required to install Internet-filtering software — though...
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