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Hackers hit big targets around the world

In the wake of a massive breach of Target Corp.’s security, in which hackers compromised around 110 million credit car...

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New Internet service offers connections at universities around the world

Calvin is switching its Internet service from CalvinWireless to eduroam, a network that allows students to connect at un...

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Calvin works to improve Internet despite lack of formal student complaints

When John Adriance does research in his apartment in Knollcrest East, the on-campus wireless Internet connection can’t...

The Anonymous flag.
Online activist group lashes out against the Justice Department

Anonymous is slowly becoming less and less so. The so-called “hacktivist” group Anonymous, known for its high-profil...

That one thing is -- you guessed it -- their gender.  80 percent of Pinterest users are women.  Image by John Muyskens
Most Pinterest users have one thing in common

Pinterest, a popular social media site, finds its popularity pulled towards only certain kinds of users — women. What ...

CIT tracked how many students accessed Portal the Sunday before school began, and recorded what browser they were using.  File photo
Google Chrome most-used browser by students, Safari second

More than 40 percent of Calvin students use Google Chrome as their primary Internet browser, according to new numbers fr...

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Estonia teaches coding basics to elementary schoolers

Earlier this year, Linnar Viik, the head of the Estonian IT College, was quoted in The Guardian as saying to his fellow ...

After a spectacular landing, the NASA rover Curiosity has begun its two-year mission to discover if life could have existed on Mars. File photo
Curiosity Rover Explores Martian Surface, The Internet

After a spectacular landing, the NASA rover Curiosity has begun its two-year mission to discover if life could have exis...