Seoul, Toyko pledge to work with US to combat cyber crime

South Korea and Japan on Saturday vowed to work closely with the US to combat cyber crime, after Seoul blamed North Korea for a crippling cyber attack on Sony Pictures.

9 hours ago from Phys.org

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North Korea proposes 'joint investigation' into Sony hacking scandal - but warns there will be 'serious consequences' if US refuses

North Korea has offered to hold a joint inquiry with the United States into the Sony hacking scandal, but warned there will be "serious consequences" should the proposal be rejected.

8 hours ago from The Independent

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Birds sensed devastating US tornado and fled one day ahead

Birds nesting on the path of an incoming tornado, which devastated parts of the US, "evacuated" their home one day before, scientists say.

23 hours ago from The Independent

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Staples: Customer data exposed in security breach

Staples Inc. says nearly 1.2 million customer payment cards may have been exposed during a security breach earlier this year.

22 hours ago from Phys.org

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Amputee puts limb system through its paces

"Amputee Makes History with APL's Modular Prosthetic Limb" is the headline from Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, where a team working on prosthetics observed a milestone when a double ...

Fri 19 Dec 14 from Phys.org

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Apple boss Tim Cook 'deeply offended' by BBC Panorama working conditions expose

Tim Cook, the Apple chief executive, has said he was "deeply offended" by a BBC Panorama investigation that accused the company of widespread mistreatment of workers in its Chinese factories.

Fri 19 Dec 14 from The Independent

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T-Mobile settles with FTC for $90M in 'cramming' case

Company accused of allowing unauthorized bill charges.        

Fri 19 Dec 14 from USA today

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Mission Possible? BlackBerry Lends Boeing A Hand On Self-Destructing Smartphone

After Edward Snowden exposed the NSA's spying behavior last summer, it took little time for companies the world over to capitalize on it, offering either software or hardware with the promise ...

16 minutes ago from HotHardware

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Why the Sony hack isn't big news in Japan

Japan's biggest newspaper, Yomiuri Shimbun, featured a story about Sony Corp. on its website Friday. It wasn't about hacking. It was about the company's struggling tablet business.

4 hours ago from Phys.org

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Instagram's spam account purge leaves accounts shedding millions of followers

Instagram began the process of deleting the millions of spam accounts that plague the service — reducing follower counts by as much as 15% in the process.

Fri 19 Dec 14 from The Independent

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