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'Historic' Web Attack Didn't Cripple The Internet And Is Over Anyway

A denial-of-service attack on a Dutch company was huge. But companies that monitor the Internet say it did not cause major disruptions.
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Worst Attack In 'History Of The Internet' Threatens Web

The two sides in the dispute are an anti-spam group and a Dutch hosting company that the group says is behind much of the spam on the Internet. The fight is causing major congestion, leading to delays in reaching sites like Netflix.
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Solar-Powered Plane Uses Its Lightness To Fly In The Dark

Creators of a solar-powered aircraft hope to fly it day and night across the U.S. with no fuel, and eventually around the world. It's a quixotic — some might call it nutty — undertaking. But the creators hope the flight helps challenge assumptions about what solar technology can do.
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More Than Just Angry Birds, Apps Can Have A Humanitarian Side Too

There's a trend in the startup world toward combining business and smartphone apps with altruistic goals. From human trafficking to helping farmers in Uganda, experts say, there's a market for doing social good with technology.
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Yahoo Buys News App From British Teenager For A Reported $30 Million

Yahoo has purchased a news reading app from its developer for $30 million. The twist is that the person who created it is 17-year-old Nick D'Aloisio. He lives in England. The acquisition is the latest in a series of high profile moves Yahoo has made recently.

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