An illustration picture shows a projection of binary code on a man holding a laptop computer, in an office in Warsaw June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel

U.S. employee data breach tied to Chinese intelligence

(By Joseph Menn, Reuters) – The Chinese hacking group suspected of stealing sensitive information about millions of current and former U.S. government employees has a different mission and organizational structure than the military hackers who have been accused of other U.S. data breaches, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Obama promises to release new NSA spying report next month

During the State of the Union, President Barack Obama addressed the National Security Agency’s mass-spying controversy. According to the President’s address, the intelligence agencies will release a report next month stating that they’ve respected individual privacy while maintaining a close watch on terror groups.

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One-fifth of all websites blocked in the U.K.

In an effort to protect young adults from mature content, U.K. Internet service providers now block approximately one-fifth of all websites, according to a study conducted by Open Rights Group.

Waterloo, Ontario's new $160M center for quantum computing.

OpenText investing $2B in 1,200 new cloud computing jobs in Ontario, Canada

Enterprise information management leader OpenText said today that it would be doubling its workforce in Ontario, Canada by hiring 1,200 new employees. That’s an investment of up to $2 billion, the company said, and it comes with a government inducement, as the government of Ontario gave the company a one-time grant of $120 million.