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A Strange Radioactive Cloud Likely Came From Russia

WIRED – Meredith Fore, 15 August 2019 –  ON OCTOBER 2, 2017, scientists from an Italian laboratory issued an alert: They had detected radioactive ruthenium-106 in the air in Milan. It was not enough

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Six Very Expensive Ways to Get to Space

TECHNOLOGY REVIEW – 29 January 2019  – Whenever I see companies like Virgin Galactic and Blue Origin claim that they’re getting closer to sending tourists to space, I always roll my

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‘NATO Obsolete’ Says Trump as He Suggests Russia Nuclear Deal

(SPACE DAILY) – President-elect Donald Trump, in remarks published on Sunday, described NATO as “obsolete” and suggested a deal with Russia that would reduce nuclear arsenals and ease sanctions on

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Mark Zuckerberg Says Fake Facebook News Had No Impact on Election

(GIZMODO) – On Thursday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg disputed the suggestion that hoax news stories circulating on the social network affected the outcome of this year’s election, characterizing claims otherwise

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Russian Hacking Team ‘The Dukes’ Targeting NGOs and Think Tanks after Trump Victory

(TECH CRUNCH) – According to Internet security team Volexity has detected an active spear-phishing effort by Russian hacker groups including Cozy Bear and the Dukes. The targeted phishing emails feature

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$250 Billion to Supply and Launch 1,450 Satellites Over 10 Years

(SPACE DAILY) – According to the 19th edition of the report Satellites to be Built and Launched (over the next ten years), due to be published later in September, Euroconsult

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Russia Fails to Reach Settlement with Google in Android Case

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s state anti-monopoly watchdog FAS said on Tuesday it and Alphabet Inc’s Google had failed to reach an out-of-court settlement in a case over Google’s Android operating

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FBI Took Months to Warn Democrats of Suspected Russian Role in Hack: Sources

By Mark Hosenball, John Walcott and Joseph Menn WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The FBI did not tell the Democratic National Committee that U.S officials suspected it was the target of

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U.S. Weighs Dangers, Benefits of Naming Russia in Cyber Hack

By Warren Strobel and John Walcott WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Wary of a global confrontation with Russia, U.S. President Barack Obama must carefully weigh how to respond to what security experts

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Russia Has Motive, Capability and Form for U.S. Email Hack

By Andrew Osborn MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Kremlin says it had zero involvement in the hacking of Democratic Party emails while U.S. officials say the hack originated in Russia. We

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