Tim Mountfort

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iPhone Super-Hacker Comex, Let Go From Apple, Goes To Work For Google

If Apple couldn’t appreciate one of the most talented hackers to ever touch its products, perhaps its biggest competitor can.<p>Nicholas Allegra, a.k.a. Comex, who rose to fame as the 19-year-old creator of the JailbreakMe hacking tools for iPhone and iPad before being hired by Apple, has found a new …

Taiwan reports first bird flu case outside China

<b>A 53-year-old businessman in Taiwan has the first case of the H7N9 bird flu virus outside mainland China, health officials there have confirmed.</b><p>The man is in a serious condition in hospital days after returning from the Chinese city of Suzhou, officials say.<p>China has confirmed 108 cases of H7N9 …

China

What you need to know about the mounting bird flu toll in China

Chinese official media said today that four more people have been infected with a rare, possibly mutated, form of bird flu, bringing the total number of cases in China to seven. The cases raise alarm over whether an outbreak could be brewing in the country, which is especially vulnerable to …

Microbiology

China's air pollution led to 1.2 million premature deaths in 2010

The pea-soup-like air pollution in China’s cities has received a lot of attention over the past year, but its actual human toll is just now coming to light, and it’s much worse than thought. Some 1.2 million premature deaths in the country can be attributed to the outdoor air quality in 2010, a …

River turns white from pollution in China

Locals began calling the river, 'milk river' after runoff from a nearby mine turned the water white. It is their only source of drinking water and farmers use it to irrigate their fields.<p>Pollution problems are growing in China. Smog in Beijing, captured in pictures and heavily reported, caught the …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

China cracks down on 'magic' car licence plates

China's attempts to curb what is seen as widespread corruption, particularly among the armed forces, is being extended to the car park.<p>BMWs, Audis and even Bentleys with a military licence plate and senior officers at the wheel have become an increasingly common sight in the streets of China's …

China