A man test Canaima Project computers at the assembly line in ...
Sep 29th, 2011
(Reuters) - A man test Canaima Project computers at the assembly line in Caracas September 28, 2011. More than 830,000 laptops with open source operating systems have being distributed among elementary school children in the country over the last two years, the goal is to reach 1.6 million at the end of this year, the government said. REUTERS/Jorge Silva (VENEZUELA - Tags: POLITICS SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY SOCIETY EDUCATION) -
Iran has quit nuclear talks with the major powers, accusing Washington on Friday of going against the spirit of a landmark agreement reached last month by expanding its sanctions blacklist. A spokesman for EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, who represents the powers in the talks, said both sides had headed home for consultations and that she... [Full Article]
A Jordan-based scientific research project whose members include Iran and the Palestinian Authority has chosen an Israeli as vice president, the candidate's university confirmed. Scientists from states participating in the project elected Eliezer Rabinovici, a physics professor at Jerusalem's Hebrew University, as vice-president of the Sy... [Full Article]
The NSA-related cover surveillance operations are further detailed in a report by Dutch publication NRC that claims that more than 50,000 computers worldwide have been infected with NSA-operated malware. The software, hidden in computer networks belonging to organizations such as mobile operators across the globe, can remain dormant for years and b... [Full Article]
By Gopal Sharma PANGA, Nepal (Reuters) - Millions of Nepalis voted on Tuesday for an assembly that will draft a constitution aimed at ending years of instability but their ballots may not produce a conclusive result and could leave the country facing more turmoil. Nepal's giant neighbors, India and China, have grown increasingly concerned abou... [Full Article]
TORONTO (Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd, which recently concluded a $1 billion convertible debt offering, said it has agreed with its debtholders to extend an option deadline attached to the deal, giving potential investors a chance to buy up to a further $250 million in convertible debt. The struggling smartphone maker last month shelved plans to sell ... [Full Article]