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Bill Gates pays for artificial clouds

The first trials of controversial sunshielding technology are being planned after the United Nations failed to secure agreement on cutting greenhouse gases.

Bill Gates, the Microsoft billionaire, is funding research into machines to suck up ten tonnes of seawater every second and spray it upwards. This would seed vast banks of white clouds to reflect the Sun’s rays away from Earth.

Chinese city is world’s hacker hub

A CITY in eastern China has been identified as the world capital of cyber-espionage by an American internet security company.

The firm traced 12 billion emails in a study which showed that a higher number of “targeted attacks” on computers come from China than previously thought.

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