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UN's climate science panel gets South Korean boss7/10/2015 7:08
South Korean climate economist Hoesung Lee was elected Tuesday to head the UN's climate science panel, replacing Rajendra Pachauri of India, who quit in February over allegations of sexual harassment.
Europe-U.S. data transfer deal used by firms is ruled invalid6/10/2015 15:51
Many companies, particularly tech firms, have said the Safe Harbour agreement helps them get round cumbersome checks to transfer data between offices on both sides of the Atlantic, including payroll and human resources information and also lucrative data used for online advertising
UNESCO experts call for ban on genetic 'editing'6/10/2015 8:39
A UNESCO panel of scientists, philosophers, lawyers and government ministers called Monday for a halt to genetic "editing" of the human germline, warning of the danger of tampering with hereditary traits that could lead to eugenics.
Millions of T-Mobile customers exposed in Experian breach2/10/2015 12:42
Experian Plc (EXPN.L), the world's biggest consumer credit monitoring firm, on Thursday disclosed a massive data breach that exposed sensitive personal data of some 15 million people who applied for service with T-Mobile US Inc (TMUS.N).