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Correction: Discovery of the olinguito

This story was updated to correct the spelling of Colombia.

By August 15, 2013

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Windows XO laptop heads to Colombia

The Windows version of the One Laptop Per Child notebook will be used in the Colombian state of Cundinamarca.

By November 11, 2008

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Kevin Mitnick detained, released after Colombia trip

Famed social engineer-cum-hacker tells a cautionary tale about the dangers of traveling into the U.S. with a laptop, and sending packages back home from Bogota.

By October 1, 2008

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Dodging cows, not bullets in Colombia

A herd of cattle blocking the road in rural Colombia could have been a precursor to kidnapping. Thankfully, for News.com's Ina Fried, it was just a bunch of cows. Plus, more observations from Colombia.

By April 9, 2008

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Planting the seeds of change in rural Colombia

At the border of the decades-long conflict between armed groups and the government, the town of Corinto aims to change its lot by using computers to create better-educated farmers.

By April 8, 2008

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Firefox OS phones arrive in Latin America

Colombia and Venezuela are first on the list for handsets running Mozilla's operating system as its expansion takes it beyond Europe for the first time.

By August 2, 2013

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Interpol sweep nets 25 Anonymous suspects

Global police agency says sweep in Europe and South America was in response to cyberattacks on government Web sites in Colombia and Chile.

By February 28, 2012

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Thieves allegedly rob Internet cafe, forget to log out of Facebook

In what seems like a particularly enjoyable faux pas, armed thieves in Cali, Colombia, allegedly spend some time on the Web in an Internet cafe and then rob it. They leave a rather obvious digital footprint, however.

By May 15, 2012

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Free-trade pacts export U.S. copyright controls

Agreements with Colombia, Panama, and South Korea also specify that citizens can choose computer applications of their choice, but "subject to the needs of law enforcement."

By October 14, 2011

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Borders of Computing: The gear

News.com's Ina Fried had more gadgets than outfits on her trip to Colombia and Brazil.

By August 26, 2008