We know how risky it is to be a smartphone user in China. And we know how creative Chinese spammers are in evading authorities. So guess which country is the biggest source of text-message spam directed at mobile phones in the U.S.?
Back in the spring of 2012, while walking in the deep woods of northern Ontario, Sonny Gagnon stumbled across a collection of surveying equipment among the towering spruce trees. Gagnon is chief of the Aroland aboriginal tribe, a band of 450 people living in a village of ramshackle houses surrounded by swampy muskeg. He tracks everything that goes on in his community. And the surveying tools weren’t supposed to be there.
The European Union’s proposal to accelerate greenhouse-gas reductions to 40 percent by 2030 is an ambitious move from this decade’s 20 percent target, which can be partly offset with international credits, according to Climate Commissioner Connie Hedegaard.
The U.K. Olympics team needs to gain at least fourth place in the Olympic Games next year to maintain current annual funding levels, the London Times reported, citing U.K. Sports Minister Hugh Robertson.