30 Jul 2011

Mexico arrests Ciudad Juarez cartel hitman

“Police have arrested the head of a gang of hitmen working for the Ciudad Juarez drug cartel linked to the March 2010 murder of a US consulate worker and a car bombing in this border city, local media reported Saturday.” (Source: AFP: Mexico arrests Ciudad Juarez cartel hitman.)

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30 Jul 2011

Security forces, protesters clash in Syrian city

“Security forces clashed with anti-government groups on Saturday in the eastern Syrian city of Deir Ezzor, the state-run SANA news agency and eyewitnesses said.” (Source: Security forces, protesters clash in Syrian city – CNN.com.)

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28 Jul 2011

Attack on Afghan government compound kills 19

” Three suicide attackers blew up vehicles packed with explosives Thursday at the gates of a government compound in southern Afghanistan, the opening salvo of an hours-long fight that left at least 19 people dead, authorities said.” (Source: Attack on Afghan government compound kills 19 – Sacramento News – Local

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25 Jul 2011

U.S. plan targets transnational crime organizations

“The Obama administration announced a new strategy Monday to combat transnational crime organizations, spurred by information indicating the groups have grown and expanded their operations in recent years.” (Source: U.S. plan targets transnational crime organizations – CNN.com.)

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25 Jul 2011

Suicide Bomber Hits Troops at Port City in Yemen

” A suicide bomber attacked a convoy of military vehicles in the Yemeni port city of Aden on Sunday, killing at least six soldiers and wounding more than a dozen others, the latest in a string of attacks in the increasingly volatile city. “ (Source: Suicide Bomber Hits Troops at

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22 Jul 2011

You hack, we shoot: Pentagon discusses armed counterstrikes to cyberattacks

“Lawmakers and some Pentagon officials argue that the US should shift cyberdefense from ‘How to build the next best firewall’ to an offensive message: Those who attack US computers risk ‘land-based attack’.” (Source: You hack, we shoot: Pentagon discusses armed counterstrikes to cyberattacks – CSMonitor.com.)

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21 Jul 2011

Napolitano: Domestic Terrorists Central to Threat

“The killing of Usama Bin Laden in May by Navy SEALS may have damaged the al Qaeda organization in Pakistan and Afghanistan, but the terror group’s franchise in Yemen, its American-born leader Anwar al-Awlaki and homegrown threats are the next wave of terrorism, according to a new government report.” (Source:

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21 Jul 2011

Sony insurer sues to deny data breach coverage

“One of Sony Corp’s insurers has asked a court to declare that it does not have to pay to defend the media and electronics conglomerate from mounting legal claims related to a massive data breach earlier this year.” (Source: Sony insurer sues to deny data breach coverage | Reuters.)

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20 Jul 2011

Seven Guidelines For Designing High-Performance Mobile User Experiences

“A positive first impression is essential to relationships. People look for trust and integrity, and they expect subsequent encounters to reflect and reinforce their first impression. The same principles apply to brands and their products. Design plays an important role in building lasting relationships with end users and, thus, in

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20 Jul 2011

Post by Craig Kanalley

“So, there seemed to be a lot of interest in this Googlers on Google+ list: http://goo.gl/KhpIf Facebook employees are also on G+ and can make for a very interesting circle. Here we go! “ (Source: Post by Craig Kanalley.)

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