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...

Grape growing, fish protection clash in California

Maideline Sanchez

February 1, 2010

Filed under Uncategorized

From the Associated Press HEALDSBURG, Calif. - Grape growers in Northern California 's cool, fertile Sonoma County wine region are stomping mad at a new plan to limit the amount of water vineyards can pump from local rivers and streams to protect crops from frost — a proposed regulation meant to...

Feds deny protection for spotted seals near Alaska

Maideline Sanchez

October 16, 2009

Filed under Animals & Wildlife

From the Associated Press by Dan Joling ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Spotted seals off Alaska's coast do not merit endangered species protection despite losses of Arctic sea ice from global warming, a federal agency announced Thursday. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, however, will li...

Feds give sea otters habitat protection in Alaska

Maideline Sanchez

October 7, 2009

Filed under Animals & Wildlife

From the Associated Press by Mary Pemberton ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Years after being placed on the Endangered Species List, sea otters in southwest Alaska have been given an important recovery tool. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Wednesday designated more than 5,800 square miles as critical ...

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