The days of keeping large files on your home or office computer are waning. Instead, documents and files are accessible from nearly any device, anytime from anywhere. But what exactly is this place called the cloud?
Billions of brilliant lights sparkle on houses and trees around the nation as people celebrate the Christmas season. Those lights have also given American presidents reason to joyfully flip the switch on the national tree for nearly 90 years.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that hackers in China broke into computers at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, potentially accessing information about its operations and members. NPR's Tom Gjelten talks with Robert Siegel on what, if anything, the hackers could have accessed.
Millions of India's young people are cutting edge when it comes to high-tech. Yet the country is still very conservative by Western standards, and a government minister recently said that offensive material on the web should be removed. The statement has angered the nation's tech community who say the idea infringes on democracy and is possibly illegal.
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