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Malaysia's Anwar says hopeful, lawyers question DNA evidence

Reuters: Technology - Thu, 2014-10-30 07:11
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim said on Thursday he was a victim of a conspiracy but was hopeful of winning an appeal against a sodomy conviction and five-year prison term that could stymie his political ambitions for good.






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MIT Professor Advocates Ending Asteroid Redirect Mission To Fund Asteroid Survey

Slashdot - Thu, 2014-10-30 07:05
MarkWhittington writes Professor Richard Binzel published a commentary in the journal Nature that called for two things. He proposed that NASA cancel the Asteroid Redirect Mission currently planned for the early 2020s. Instead, he would like the asteroid survey mandated by the George E. Brown, Jr. Near-Earth Object Survey Act of 2005, part of the 2005 NASA Authorization Act, funded at $200 million a year. Currently NASA funds the survey at $20 million a year, considered inadequate to complete the identification of 90 percent of hazardous near-Earth objects 140 meters or greater by 2020 as mandated by the law.

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MIT Professor Advocates Ending Asteroid Redirect Mission To Fund Asteroid Survey

Slashdot - Thu, 2014-10-30 07:05
MarkWhittington writes Professor Richard Binzel published a commentary in the journal Nature that called for two things. He proposed that NASA cancel the Asteroid Redirect Mission currently planned for the early 2020s. Instead, he would like the asteroid survey mandated by the George E. Brown, Jr. Near-Earth Object Survey Act of 2005, part of the 2005 NASA Authorization Act, funded at $200 million a year. Currently NASA funds the survey at $20 million a year, considered inadequate to complete the identification of 90 percent of hazardous near-Earth objects 140 meters or greater by 2020 as mandated by the law.

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MIT Professor Advocates Ending Asteroid Redirect Mission To Fund Asteroid Survey

Slashdot - Thu, 2014-10-30 07:05
MarkWhittington writes Professor Richard Binzel published a commentary in the journal Nature that called for two things. He proposed that NASA cancel the Asteroid Redirect Mission currently planned for the early 2020s. Instead, he would like the asteroid survey mandated by the George E. Brown, Jr. Near-Earth Object Survey Act of 2005, part of the 2005 NASA Authorization Act, funded at $200 million a year. Currently NASA funds the survey at $20 million a year, considered inadequate to complete the identification of 90 percent of hazardous near-Earth objects 140 meters or greater by 2020 as mandated by the law.

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








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MIT Professor Advocates Ending Asteroid Redirect Mission To Fund Asteroid Survey

Slashdot - Thu, 2014-10-30 07:05
MarkWhittington writes Professor Richard Binzel published a commentary in the journal Nature that called for two things. He proposed that NASA cancel the Asteroid Redirect Mission currently planned for the early 2020s. Instead, he would like the asteroid survey mandated by the George E. Brown, Jr. Near-Earth Object Survey Act of 2005, part of the 2005 NASA Authorization Act, funded at $200 million a year. Currently NASA funds the survey at $20 million a year, considered inadequate to complete the identification of 90 percent of hazardous near-Earth objects 140 meters or greater by 2020 as mandated by the law.

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








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MIT Professor Advocates Ending Asteroid Redirect Mission To Fund Asteroid Survey

Slashdot - Thu, 2014-10-30 07:05
MarkWhittington writes Professor Richard Binzel published a commentary in the journal Nature that called for two things. He proposed that NASA cancel the Asteroid Redirect Mission currently planned for the early 2020s. Instead, he would like the asteroid survey mandated by the George E. Brown, Jr. Near-Earth Object Survey Act of 2005, part of the 2005 NASA Authorization Act, funded at $200 million a year. Currently NASA funds the survey at $20 million a year, considered inadequate to complete the identification of 90 percent of hazardous near-Earth objects 140 meters or greater by 2020 as mandated by the law.

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








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How to install LEMP stack (nginx, MariaDB/MySQL and php) on CentOS

Linux Today - Thu, 2014-10-30 07:00

 xmodulo: The LEMP stack is an increasingly popular web service stack, powering mission-critical web services in many production environments.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook: My well-known gayness 'is a gift from GOD'

The Register - Thu, 2014-10-30 06:56
'I have benefited from the sacrifice of others'

Tim Cook has come out as gay and vowed to spend the rest of his life helping to "pave the sunlit path" towards equality and justice.…

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Hong Kong's loud American defies pro-Beijing 'smear campaign'

Reuters: Technology - Thu, 2014-10-30 06:40
HONG KONG (Reuters) - China has often accused "foreign forces" of trying to destabilize free-wheeling Hong Kong during the current pro-democracy protests, with a garrulous expat American emerging as a key target of attack.
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UK consumers particularly prone to piss-poor patching

The Register - Thu, 2014-10-30 06:38
Java a hot spot – new report

UK consumer patching practices have worsened still further over the last three months, increasing the threat of malware problems, according to a new study by IT security provider Secunia.…

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France investigates mystery drone activity over nuclear plants

Reuters: Technology - Thu, 2014-10-30 06:19
PARIS (Reuters) - France has launched an investigation into unidentified drones that have been spotted over nuclear plants operated by state-owned utility EDF , its interior minister said on Thursday.
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All change at the top of HP's enterprise biz

The Register - Thu, 2014-10-30 06:19
Same strategy, but can the newbies make it work?

A change at the top of HP’s enterprise distie team across both European and UK ops may well help solve the disconnect that occurred when a regionally drafted strategy was executed locally.…

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Putin's spokesman casts doubt on Crimea report, says never heard of source

Reuters: Technology - Thu, 2014-10-30 06:17
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman said on Thursday he had no idea who the Ukrainian diplomat behind a news story that Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko had reached an official deal on Crimea was.
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Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty Will Release On Linux Soon

Linux Today - Thu, 2014-10-30 06:00

 GamingOnLinux: Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty is the remake of Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee and the Linux release isn't far off.

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SkyHawk array swoops down, 136TB claws extended

The Register - Thu, 2014-10-30 05:58
Skyera offering more capacity, less power usage

All-flash array startup and packing density expert Skyera has got itself a new version of its skyHawk array, encompassing a threefold increase in capacity.…

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China says agrees with U.S. to speed up military conduct talks

Reuters: Technology - Thu, 2014-10-30 05:45
BEIJING (Reuters) - China and the United States agreed at a meeting earlier this month in Washington to speed up talks on a mutual reporting mechanism on major military operations and a code of safe conduct, China's Defense Ministry said on Thursday.
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First Iraqi Kurdish forces enter Syria's Kobani: monitoring group

Reuters: Technology - Thu, 2014-10-30 05:43
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The first Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters entered the beseiged Syrian town of Kobani through the border crossing with Turkey on Thursday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.






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Distie titan TD Azlan to cut ties with Huawei

The Register - Thu, 2014-10-30 05:25
'Can't shift the gear', say channel whispers

TD Azlan is quietly and gradually cutting ties with Huawei Enterprise, according to multiple sources close to the matter.…

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One year after devastating super typhoon, Philippines approves rebuilding plan

Reuters: Technology - Thu, 2014-10-30 05:24
MANILA (Reuters) - Almost a year after a super typhoon devastated wide areas of the central Philippines killing thousands, President Benigno Aquino only this week approved a $3.74 billion master plan to rebuild housing, social services and public infrastructure.
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Advisory says to assume all Drupal 7 websites are compromised

LinuxSecurity.com - Thu, 2014-10-30 04:59
LinuxSecurity.com: If your organization uses Drupal, you might have a serious problem on your hands. On October 15, Drupal urged users to apply an update that fixed a SQL Injection flaw. However, unless that patch was installed within seven hours, Drupal now says it's best to assume the website was completely compromised.
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