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Chinese military still hacking foreign companies, but this time with political cover from the NSA

Chinese military still hacking foreign companies, but this time with political cover from the NSA | News - AmericasAsia | Scoop.it
China's master-hackers, the "People's Liberation Army's Shanghai-based Unit 61398," haven't let up on on spying into foreign companies' computer networks, even after these activities were made public earlier this year, according to a group advising...
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The U.S. Military Is Building an Iron Man Suit

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The U.S. Special Operations Command is seeking designs for an Iron Man-type suit to be ready by summer 2014—flight not necessary, for now
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Mexico Pardons 70% of Cuba’s Debt

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Mexico will condone 70 percent of Cuba’s debt of more than US $487 million in the framework of the new relationship agreed by their governments, news reports highlighted on Friday at the end of a two-day visit from Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno...
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Richard Branson to challenge world's richest man Carlos Slim in Mexican mobile market - Telegraph

Richard Branson to challenge world's richest man Carlos Slim in Mexican mobile market - Telegraph | News - AmericasAsia | Scoop.it
Sir Richard Branson has announced plans to take on fellow billionaire Carlos Slim on his home turf in the Mexican mobile market.
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Peruvian government looks to support tech startups - Peru this Week

Peruvian government looks to support tech startups - Peru this Week | News - AmericasAsia | Scoop.it
Peruvian government looks to support tech startups
Peru this Week
Officials in Lima announced the beginning of a new funding program for startup businesses, reports Andina news agency.
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Snowden: A Manifesto for the Truth

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This article by Edward Snowden was published today in Der Spiegel. Since I could not find a translation online, I decided to publish one (suggestions for improvements are welcome). I previously...
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Unoffifical translation of Edward Snowden's "A Manifesto for the Truth." Odd how I could not easily find translations published by major English media. 

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Chinalco Group Shortlisted to Bid for Glencore Peru Copper Mine

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A group led by Aluminum Corp. of China was shortlisted to bid for Glencore Xstrata Plc’s Las Bambas copper project in Peru, said an executive at the Chinese company.
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Brazil's banks to gain top spot in historic shuffle of Bovespa index

Brazil's banks to gain top spot in historic shuffle of Bovespa index | News - AmericasAsia | Scoop.it
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Banks will become the heaviest segment of Brazil's benchmark stock index when the first revamp in the gauge's 45-year history takes effect next year, marking the rise in importance...
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Visible Only From Above, Mystifying 'Nazca Lines' Discovered in Middle East

Visible Only From Above, Mystifying 'Nazca Lines' Discovered in Middle East | News - AmericasAsia | Scoop.it
They stretch from Syria to Saudi Arabia, can be seen from the air but not the ground, and are virtually unknown to the public.

 

They are the Middle East's own version of the Nazca Lines — ancient "geoglyphs," or drawings, that span deserts in southern Peru — and now, thanks to new satellite-mapping technologies, and an aerial photography program in Jordan, researchers are discovering more of them than ever before. They number well into the thousands.

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Official Google Australia Blog: Software Defined Networking takes steps forward in New Zealand and Australia

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