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Behind US-China cyberspy tensions: The view from Beijing (Q&A)

American tech firms are caught in the cross-fire between China and the US over cyberespionage. International politics specialist Shen Yi says this storm isn't likely to blow over soon.

By June 5, 2014

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China ups security checks on tech suppliers as US tensions mount

The country won't say specifically that it's targeting US suppliers, but the timing is awfully coincidental.

By May 22, 2014

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Ukraine under cyberattack as US-Russia tensions rise

According to Ukraine's security service, members of the country's parliament, regardless of party affiliation, are being targeted in the attack.

By March 4, 2014

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South Korea nuclear plant hit by hacker

The hacking comes in the wake of increased tension and trouble from North Korea, though the source has not been confirmed.

By December 22, 2014

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Microsoft likens Google to knucklehead, then changes its mind

A blog post, critical of Google Apps and written by a senior product manager at Microsoft, appears, and then disappears. But why?

By December 17, 2014

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Teaching creationism makes kids less intelligent, says Bill Nye

The Science Guy worries that forcing children to believe the world is only 6,000 years old prevents them from thinking critically.

By December 13, 2014

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This peculiar cup could give astronauts the espresso experience in space

A specially designed "space cup" would let astronauts sip their espresso in Zero-G style aboard the ISS.

By November 25, 2014

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The art and science of the bottom of a whisky glass

Photographer Ernie Button discovered a world of beauty -- and fluid science -- in the residue of evaporated whisky.

By November 26, 2014

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Check out this molten ball of metal levitating in outer space

The ESA has put a levitating furnace on the International Space Station. Getting it to work right required a bit of shaving cream.

By November 25, 2014

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Man maced after asking woman to turn off phone at movies

At a screening of the movie "Mr. Turner" in Hollywood, a phone becomes a flash point.

By November 11, 2014