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Smartphones Take Over

Samantha Mathewson

April 24, 2013


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

Dr. Eun-A Park spoke about the issues of Smartphones Wednesday, April 17, in the Marvin K. Peterson Library. Park’s presentation began at 1 p.m. and was titled “Smartphone Divide and Information Gaps: a New Horizon of Digital Divide.” Friends of the UNH Library sponsored the discussion. Park...

The Monkey House: Anonymous’ Latest Shenanigans: This Time with Extra China

Cullen Mclane

April 18, 2012


Filed under Features

Anonymous, that crazy "hacktivist" group, is always up to something. For those not in the loop, Anonymous is basically this group of hackers, who hack stuff. The group is pretty unorganized, operating without any formal leaders; instead all of them are opting to act as one. As their slogan says, "We ar...

GM’s China Sales Pass US For First Time in History

The Associated Press

January 26, 2011


Filed under Global News

DETROIT – General Motors Co. sold more cars and trucks in China last year than it did in the U.S., for the first time in the company’s 102-year history. Despite GM’s growth in China, Toyota Motor Corp. held onto the title of world’s largest automaker. The Japanese company reported 8.42 million...

O’Donnell Said China Plotting to Take Over US

The Associated Press

October 6, 2010


Filed under Global News

WASHINGTON – Republican Senate nominee Christine O'Donnell of Delaware said in a 2006 debate that China was plotting to take over America and claimed to have classified information about the country that she couldn't divulge. O'Donnell's comments came as she and two other Republican candidates debated...

Google Defends Shrinking China Market Share

The Associated Press

September 22, 2010


Filed under Global News, Science

BEIJING – Google is hiring dozens of marketing and technical employees in China to defend a shrinking market share against local rivals after closing its Chinese search engine six months ago this Wednesday in a dispute over censorship. Mainland users usually can reach Google’s Chinese-language...

China Mass Measles Vaccination Plan Sparks Outcry

The Associated Press

September 15, 2010


Filed under Global News, Health, West Haven News

BEIJING – China’s plans to vaccinate 100 million children and come a step closer to eradicating measles has set off a popular outcry that highlights widening public distrust of the authoritarian government after repeated health scandals. Since the Health Ministry announced the World Health Or...

Stranded panda lured to safety in China

Maideline Sanchez

February 9, 2010


Filed under Animals & Wildlife

From the Associated Press BEIJING – It was like getting a cat out of a tree — Sichuan style. Villagers in southwestern China's Sichuan province discovered a panda stranded on a steep mountain face, apparently too scared to climb down, state media reported Tuesday. Villagers didn't dare attempt...

Google complaint highlights China-based hacking

Joshua Van Hoesen

February 3, 2010


Filed under Science

From The Associated Press BEIJING – Google's accusation that its e-mail accounts were hacked from China landed like a bombshell because it cast light on a problem that few companies will discuss: the pervasive threat from China-based cyberattacks. The hacking that angered Google Inc. and hit...

China denies involvement in Google hackings

Joshua Van Hoesen

January 26, 2010


Filed under Science

From The Associated Press: BEIJING – China sharply rebuked the United States on Monday, denying involvement in any Internet attacks and defending its online restrictions as lawful after Washington urged Beijing to investigate an attack against Google. The search engine giant announced on Jan....

Report: China building cyberwarfare capabilities

Joshua Van Hoesen

October 23, 2009


Filed under Science

From The Associated Press WASHINGTON – China is building its cyberwarfare capabilities and appears to be using the growing technical abilities to collect U.S. intelligence through a sophisticated and long-term computer attack campaign, according to an independent report. Released Thursday by...

Pandas to return to famous China reserve in 2012

Maideline Sanchez

September 20, 2009


Filed under Animals & Wildlife

From The Associated Press BEIJING – Sixty pandas relocated last year from a famous Chinese nature reserve after their breeding center was severely damaged by a massive earthquake will return home after repairs in 2012. The panda breeding center in the Wolong nature reserve in southwest China's ...

US turns over seized prehistoric relics to China

Maideline Sanchez

September 18, 2009


Filed under Animals & Wildlife

From the Associated Press WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs officials returned to China on Monday fossils dating from as early as 100 million years ago that had entered the country illegally. They included bones of a saber-toothed cat, a partial skull of a dinosaur and eggs of several other dinosaurs. ...

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