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  • Japan developing cyber weapon

    Japan developing cyber weapon

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    Japan has been developing a virus that could track down the source of a cyber attack and neutralise its programme, the daily Yomiuri Shimbun reported Sunday.The weapon is the culmination of a 179 million yen ($2.3 million) three-year project entrusted by the government to…

  • Japan developing cyber weapon: report

    Japan developing cyber weapon: report

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    Japan has been developing a virus that could track down the source of a cyber attack and neutralise its programme, the daily Yomiuri Shimbun reported Sunday.The weapon is the culmination of a 179 million yen ($2.3 million) three-year project entrusted by the government to…

  • Tablets, e-readers closing book on ink-and-paper era

    Tablets, e-readers closing book on ink-and-paper era

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    Tablet computers and electronic readers promise to close the book on the ink-and-paper era as they transform the way people browse magazines, check news or lose themselves in novels.Online retail giant Amazon has made electronic readers mainstream with Kindle devices, and Apple ignited insatiable…

  • China tests 500 km/h super high-speed train

    China tests 500 km/h super high-speed train

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    China launched a super-rapid test train over the weekend which is capable of travelling 500 kilometers per hour, state media said on Monday, as the country moves ahead with its railway ambitions despite serious problems on its high-speed network.The train, made by a subsidiary…

  • Taiwan's HTC hails US Apple patent ruling

    Taiwan's HTC hails US Apple patent ruling

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    Taiwan's leading smartphone maker HTC Tuesday hailed a victory following a "better-than-expected" US ruling that it had partially infringed a patent owned by the US technology giant Apple.The US International Trade Commission on Monday ordered HTC to stop importing by April 19 smartphones in…

  • Most people still don't trust online info

    Most people still don't trust online info

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    Over the past decade, Americans have witnessed the rise of social networks and mobile technology that's put the Internet at an arm's reach, day and night - yet a new study has found that people are even more distrustful of the information they find online.…

  • Cyber attacks could wreck world oil supply

    Cyber attacks could wreck world oil supply

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    Hackers are bombarding the world's computer controlled energy sector, conducting industrial espionage and threatening potential global havoc through oil supply disruption.Oil company executives warned that attacks were becoming more frequent and more carefully planned."If anybody gets into the area where you can control…

  • Australia High Court allows Samsung tablet sales

    Australia High Court allows Samsung tablet sales

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    The High Court in Australia Friday cleared the way for South Korea's Samsung to sell its Galaxy 10.1 tablet in the country when it dismissed iPad manufacturer Apple's bid to have a ban extended.Late last month, Samsung won an appeal against a temporary ban…

  • Stealthy cellphone software stirs outcry

    Stealthy cellphone software stirs outcry

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    Technology bloggers are asking if our cellphones are spying on us after a security researcher said a piece of software hidden on millions of phones was recording virtually everything people do with them.Amid a broad outcry, Sen. Al Franken is calling for an investigation.…

  • Samsung up after beating Apple in court

    Samsung up after beating Apple in court

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    Shares in Samsung Electronics Co rose nearly 2 percent early on Monday after a U.S. court rejected a bid by Apple Inc to ban sales of Samsung's Galaxy line of products in the United States.The ruling deprived the iPhone and iPad maker of crucial…

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