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China wants to remove dirty vehicles from the road

China wants to remove dirty vehicles from the road Tue, 27 May, 2014

 China plans to take more than 5 million ageing vehicles off its roads this year in a bid to improve air quality, with 330,000 cars set to be decommissioned in Beijing alone, the government said in a policy document published on Monday.
Malaysia releases satellite data on missing jet

Malaysia releases satellite data on missing jet Tue, 27 May, 2014

The Malaysian government has released 47 pages of raw satellite data used to conclude that the missing Malaysia Airlines jet crashed into the southern Indian Ocean.
eBay tells users to change passwords after 'cyber attack'

eBay tells users to change passwords after 'cyber attack' Wed, 21 May, 2014

US online giant eBay has told all users to change their passwords, after the company suffered a cyberattack that compromised one of their databases that contained encrypted passwords.
U.S. indicts Chinese military officials on cyber-espionage charges

U.S. indicts Chinese military officials on cyber-espionage charges Mon, 19 May, 2014

The U.S. Justice Department said the indictment accuses Chinese military officials of economic espionage, alleging they conspired to steal trade secrets and other proprietary information from U.S. companies.
Jill Abramson replaced as New York Times executive editor

Jill Abramson replaced as New York Times executive editor Thu, 15 May, 2014

The New York Times Co on Wednesday replaced executive editor Jill Abramson in a surprising move after less than three years in the top job, effective immediately, naming managing editor Dean Baquet to succeed her.
Saudi blogger gets prison time, 1,000 lashes for web posts

Saudi blogger gets prison time, 1,000 lashes for web posts Thu, 08 May, 2014

A Saudi Arabia court has imprisoned blogger Raif Badawi for 10 years for "insulting Islam" and setting up a liberal web forum, local media report. He was also sentenced to 1,000 lashes and ordered to pay a fine of 1 million riyals ($266,000 ).
Reuters, Guardian US, Washington Post, Boston Globe win Pulitzer prizes

Reuters, Guardian US, Washington Post, Boston Globe win Pulitzer prizes Mon, 14 Apr, 2014

The Washington Post and The Guardian won the Pulitzer Prize in public service Monday for revealing the U.S. government's sweeping surveillance efforts in stories based on thousands of secret documents handed over by National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden. 
Toyota recalls 6.39 million vehicles worldwide

Toyota recalls 6.39 million vehicles worldwide Wed, 09 Apr, 2014

Toyota is recalling 6.4 million vehicles around the world due to five separate issues affectin 27 different models made by the Japanese manufacturer.
Microsoft officially stops supporting Windows XP

Microsoft officially stops supporting Windows XP Tue, 08 Apr, 2014

Microsoft has stopped all Windows XP support from today, April 8, meaning no additional support or updates will ever be provided again.
Turkish government lifts Twitter ban

Turkish government lifts Twitter ban Thu, 03 Apr, 2014

Turkey's government says it has lifted its ban on the social media network Twitter, a day after the country's top court said the ban violated free speech.
NSA had over 300 reports on Germany's Merkel, report says

NSA had over 300 reports on Germany's Merkel, report says Sun, 30 Mar, 2014

The US National Security Agency's vast eavesdropping programmes amassed more than 300 reports on German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Der Spiegel reported yesterday, citing information leaked by former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden.
Turkey bans YouTube after Syria security talk leaked

Turkey bans YouTube after Syria security talk leaked Thu, 27 Mar, 2014

The Turkish government blocked access to YouTube on Thursday, after an audio recording was uploaded to the platform in which the foreign minister and senior military and intelligence officials could be heard discussing the security situation in Syria.
Obama proposes to end NSA phone record snooping

Obama proposes to end NSA phone record snooping Tue, 25 Mar, 2014

U.S. President Barack Obama plans to ask Congress to end the bulk collection and storage of phone records by the National Security Agency (NSA) but allow the government to access the "metadata" when needed, a senior administration official has said.
Turkey blocks access to Twitter website

Turkey blocks access to Twitter website Fri, 21 Mar, 2014

Turkey blocks access to Twitter. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to block Twitter because the site refuses to adhere to the government's request to block links.
US court orders removal of anti-Islam film from YouTube

US court orders removal of anti-Islam film from YouTube Thu, 27 Feb, 2014

A U.S. appeals court has ordered Google to remove an anti-Muslim film from its video-sharing website YouTube.

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