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Cyber Jihad

Al Qaeda Calls for Cyber Jihad

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British authorities recently stated that al Qaeda has called for a “cyber jihad” after the death of Osama bin Laden. Authorities believe that the actual threat is low, but is more likely to become a growing problem. Past attempts consisted of sending malicious emails to the likes of Google and NASA. Read the full article […]

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – July 13, 2011

[wpaudio url=”https://media.shellypalmer.com/wp-content/images/usrn/110713_SHELLYPALMER_GEN_BED.mp3″ text=”Click to play … ” dl=”0″] Netflix recently announced that it’s separating streaming and physical rental plans and raising its prices. For $7.99 you can now choose either unlimited streaming or unlimited, one DVD at a time rentals. If you want to keep your DVD rentals and streaming, it will now cost you […]

Atlantis Space Shuttle

NASA Preparing Final Shuttle Launch

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NASA’s Atlantis space shuttle is set to launch on July 9th, embarking on NASA’s final launch of its own spacecraft. The final mission will last for 12 days, and should be visible to the naked eye depending on its orbit. NASA is retiring its fleet as the United States funnels investments to private companies for […]

President Obama

Obama Administration Launching $70 Million Robotics Initiative

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The Obama administration recently announced a $70 million robotics initiative. The money will be used for the research and development of robots that could work cooperatively with people. NASA, the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health are backing the program. Read the full article at PCMag.com  

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – June 27, 2011

[wpaudio url=”https://media.shellypalmer.com/wp-content/images/usrn/110627_SHELLYPALMER_GEN_BED.mp3″ text=”Click to play … ” dl=”0″] The hacker group LulzSec, known for attacking the websites of government offices and security agencies, has announced that it will halt its operations. With its ‘final letter’ the group released internal documents from AT&T, including user names and passwords. Global law enforcement has been pressuring the hackers […]