July 21st, 2011
11:21 PM ET

Color-coding China's hackers

When you think of the colors black, gray, red and white, what comes to mind?

Whatever your answer, it probably isn't "hackers." But that's precisely how people differentiate between the many types of hackers roaming the Internet in China. FULL POST

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Filed under: China • General • Technology
July 21st, 2011
09:00 PM ET

NASA's still looking up

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Part of me had hoped the crew of space shuttle Atlantis would go rogue and refuse to return to Earth. Maybe just for a short joyride, a few extra orbits and the proud proclamation, "You'll never clip our wings!"

But the astronauts landed right on schedule. It marked a safe and successful close to NASA's 30-year shuttle program.

Space fans around the world are experiencing mixed emotions with this milestone. Some say it's a sad day for America, left without a way of lifting humans into orbit. They remark with irony that Russia has now won the space race, as U.S. astronauts will be forced to buy rides on  Soyuz. FULL POST

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