The US Treasury Department has issued sactions against Iran’s intelligence agency in response to that country’s cyberattack against Albania and other “cyber-enabled activities against the United States and its allies.”

Earlier this week, NATO ally Albania cut its diplomatic relations with Iran after blaming a July cyberattack that hit its government infrastructure on Iranian state-sponsored attackers. At the time, the

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Kent Beck introduced the term User Story as part of
Extreme Programming
to foster a more agile and conversational style of
requirements gathering. A few years later, Mike Cohn released his book
User Stories Applied: For Agile Software Development (2003), which is
considered one of the great references on the topic.

Originally, anyone on an agile team used to write …

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What do corncobs and tomato peels have to do with electronics? They both can be used to salvage valuable rare earth elements, like neodymium, from electronic waste. Penn State researchers used micro- and nanoparticles created from the organic materials to capture rare earth elements from aqueous solutions.

Their findings, available online now, will also be published in the November issue

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