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Nepal to Strap Some Everest Climbers with GPS Device

Nepal to Strap Some Everest Climbers with GPS Device

By Binaj Gurubacharya |
Some climbers attempting to scale Mount Everest during the upcoming spring climbing season will be strapped with a GPS device to locate them in case they are in trouble and to prevent false claims of reaching the summit, officials said Monday.

FCC Approves Measures Intended to Combat Prison Cellphones

FCC Approves Measures Intended to Combat Prison Cellphones

By Meg Kinnard | Mar 26
The Federal Communications Commission in Washington voted 3-0 to approve rules to streamline the process for using technology to detect and block contraband phones in prisons and jails across the U.S.

Google's YouTube Losing Major Advertisers Upset with Videos

Google's YouTube Losing Major Advertisers Upset with Videos

By Michael Liedtke | Mar 26
AT&T, Verizon and several other major advertisers are suspending their marketing campaigns on Google's YouTube site after discovering their brands have been appearing alongside videos promoting terrorism and other unsavory subjects.

Was North Korea Behind an $81 Million Bank Cyberheist?

Was North Korea Behind an $81 Million Bank Cyberheist?

Mar 26
North Korea may have played a role in one of the biggest bank heists of all time. The cyber theft happened last February.

Senate Votes to Kill Privacy Rules Guarding Your Online Info

Senate Votes to Kill Privacy Rules Guarding Your Online Info

By Tali Arbel and Richard Lardner | Mar 25
The Senate voted to kill Obama-era online privacy regulations, a first step toward allowing internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell your browsing habits and other personal information.

Report: Climate Outlook Improves As Fewer Coal Plants Built

Report: Climate Outlook Improves As Fewer Coal Plants Built

By Joe McDonald and Katy Daigle | Mar 25
Led by cutbacks in China and India, construction of new coal-fired power plants is falling worldwide, improving chances climate goals can be met despite earlier pessimism, three environmental groups said Wednesday.