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May 20, 2013 10:24 AM Chinese Hackers Resume Attacks on U.S. Targets

The Obama administration had bet that “naming and shaming” the groups, first in industry reports and then in the Pentagon’s own detailed survey of Chinese military capabilities, might prompt China’s new leadership to crack down on the military’s highly organized team of hackers — or at least urge them to become more subtle. But Unit 61398, whose well-guarded 69

May 17, 2013 12:31 AM Obama administration issues draft fracking regulations

SEC pressed to abandon corporate political spending disclosures petition But environmental groups had been seeking complete disclosure of chemicals used in fracking, which the regulations don’t require, and a ban on the storage of waste fluids in open lined pits. Moreover, the new regulations would allow companies to make chemical disclosures to FracFocus 58

May 13, 2013 6:15 AM Ohio nonprofit to run NASA civilian drone contest

An Ohio nonprofit organization will manage a contest for NASA that's aimed at helping drones fly safely in civilian airspace. NASA said Friday that it selected the nonprofit Development Projects Inc. in Dayton to run the competition involving unmanned aerial vehicles — better known as drones. The contest is expected to draw at least 25 competing teams 77

May 9, 2013 4:04 AM Foreclosure activity reaches 6-year low

Foreclosure activity in April fell to its lowest level in 74 months, but action is ramping up in some states, says a national foreclosure tracker. In April, one of every 905 U.S. housing units received a foreclosure filing, market watcher RealtyTrac says. That was the lowest level since February 2007 — near the beginning of the nation's foreclosure crisis 55

April 20, 2013 8:04 AM Sunday Dialogue: Gas Drilling and Our Energy Future

Several states, including New York, are now considering whether to permit hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in areas under their authority. Fracking has made important changes to the American energy budget but has also raised significant concerns about environmental impacts. The resulting natural gas production has lowered natural gas prices and reduced 93