Chinese online gamers use “big pineapple” to sidestep Diablo sales ban
SHANGHAI – Chinese gamers looking to buy Activision Blizzard’s hit game “Diablo 3” ahead of its official China launch are using keywords like “America’s big pineapple” to search for the game online after the country’s leading e-commerce platform shut down sales at the request of the government.
Second big quake hits northern Italy, 15 dead
CAVEZZO, Italy, – An earthquake killed at least 15 people in northern Italy on Tuesday (29/05/2012), damaging buildings and spreading panic among thousands of residents still living in tents after a tremor in the same region destroyed their homes just over a week ago.
Powerful cyber weapon found in Middle East
BOSTON – Security experts have discovered a new data-stealing virus dubbed Flame they say has lurked inside thousands of computers across the Middle East for as long as five years as part of a sophisticated cyber warfare campaign.
Fidel Castro, spy master, bedeviled US, says former analyst
MIAMI – For almost three decades after Fidel Castro took power, Cuba’s budding intelligence service fielded four dozen double agents in a world-class operation under the nose of the CIA, according to a new book by a veteran CIA analyst.
European firms plan for Greek unrest and euro exit