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people's liberation army

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From Utah Beach to Kabul: How Army gear changed since D-Day

The basics are the same: A uniform, a helmet, boots, a rucksack, and a rifle. But that's about the only similarities between what a D-Day soldier and one in Afghanistan took into combat.

By June 6, 2014

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Chinese Army linked to hacks of U.S. companies, agencies

Security researcher hired by New York Times says an "overwhelming percentage" of hacks originate from a 12-story building in Shanghai associated with the Chinese military.

By February 18, 2013

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Hackers taunt Skype: 'Stop spying on people!'

The Syrian Electronic Army targets the public faces of Skype, hacking messages to its blog and to its Twitter and Facebook accounts.

By January 1, 2014

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Top Chinese university linked to alleged military cybercrime unit

Reuters has turned up a research connection between Shanghai Jiaotong University and the People's Liberation Army unit suspected of participation in cyberattacks on the West.

By March 25, 2013

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Onion's Twitter account hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

Apparently, the tweets sympathetic to Syrian President Bashar Assad aren't a laughing matter -- the parody news site's feed is the latest to be vandalized in ongoing attacks against news outlets.

By May 6, 2013

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Y2K glitch orders 14K deceased men to join the military draft

Is the US recruiting a zombie army? No, it just appears an Y2K bug temporarily resurfaced.

By July 10, 2014

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Anonymous launches attack on Mexico's Defense Department

Announcing its support of the Zapatista National Liberation Army, the hacking collective hits the government's defense Web site with a DDoS shutdown.

By January 17, 2013

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Apple Maps rival Google Maps employs 7,100 people

The Apple Maps app in iOS 6 has been an unmitigated disaster -- meanwhile Google Maps employs 7,000 people.

By September 24, 2012

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Official Chinese military app requires jailbroken iPhone

The Chinese government has released an official app for people (both domestic and oversees) to keep tabs on what the People's Liberation Army (PLA) is up to. There's just one catch: you'll have to jailbreak your iPhone to use it.

By August 4, 2011

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How to (sort of) shock people like Emperor Palpatine

Seeking spark in your life? You might like a DIY anklet that lets you harness the power of static electricity through your fingertips (and possibly pester a would-be apprentice along the way).

By June 29, 2012