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Dutch CA banished for life from Chrome, Firefox

The network breach in July that forged a near-perfect replica of a Google.com credential minted more than 200 other SSL certificates for more than 20 different domains, a top manager for Mozilla's Firefox browser said.
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Sea eagles menace Scottish children

The Scottish Gamekeepers Association (SGA) has had a bit of a Daily Mail moment by claiming reintroduced sea eagles pose a serious threat to children, and that there should be an "exit strategy"* to deal with the menace from birds of prey should they decide to dine on Caledonian kiddies.
Eton Mobius iPhone 4 solar charger

Apple gives green light to Eton solar cell iPhone case

IFA 2011 At IFA in Berlin, Eton set a shining example among the iPhone 4 portable chargers with its Mobius battery case that features a solar panel on the back.
Samsung Galaxy Note smartphone

Hands on with the Samsung Galaxy Note

IFA 2011 Samsung's Galaxy Note Android Gingerbread-based device is undoubtedly an oddity. The South Korean giant claims it brings the best of the smartphone world - cellular comms, a relatively compact casing - with the best the tablet offers: a big (ish) screen.
Toshiba AT200 Excite Android 3.2 tablet

Hands on with Toshiba's 'world's thinnest' Android 3.2 tablet

IFA 2011 Toshiba didn't give us the chance to do much more than hold its new Android 3.2 tablet, the prosaically named AT200, but it was enough to see that this is a very thin tablet.