The private email server Hillary Rodham Clinton used while secretary of state was connected to the Internet in ways that made it more vulnerable to hackers.
 software was also the target of industry and government warnings about its security vulnerabilities.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal is another nail in the coffin of a multilateral global trade system that brought the world together in the past six decades In my column last month for The Straits Times ("When there's no happily ever after to trade talks"; Sept 11), I quoted from a 
Sometimes, sporting a beard can put you in a hairy situation
A group of beard lovers from Sweden learned that the hard way Saturday, when someone called the cops on them, claiming they saw 30 terrorists waving an ISIS flag
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In fact, it was a gathering of Bearded Villains, a self-described "brotherhood of elite bearded men from all over the world." The group was having a photoshoot at the Brahehus Castle ruin, located in the province of Småland, Sweden, but apparently their long beards and the group's black flag were enough for someone to mistake them for terrorists Read more
Today’s headlines will include references to Dell’s $67 billion acquisition of EMC2, the biggest tech buy out ever, and more than twice that of HP’s purchase of Compaq in September 2001. Most stories will probably focus on how this is going to create a corporate technology titan that will become one of the most important companies 
Any Aussie Internet user is more than familiar with the "Australia tax" — the slightly higher price companies often ping Australians with when purchasing anything from electronics and software to television and games.
That's why Apple's latest move will be unpleasantly familiar Down Under, though perhaps you can really blame the Aussie dollar.