Imperial Valley News
Corvallis, Oregon - Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey and Washington State University have discovered that endangered Chinook salmon can be detected accurately from DNA they release into the environment. The results are part of a special issue of the journal Biological Conservation on use of environmental DNA to inform conservation and management of aquatic species.
Redmond, Washington - Microsoft Devices Group on Monday announced the Nokia 215, its most affordable Internet-ready phone. The Nokia 215 is designed to connect and introduce first-time mobile phone buyers to the Internet and new digital experiences. Available in both Single SIM and Dual SIM models, the Nokia 215 will expand the reach of Microsoft services at more affordable prices.
Seattle, Washington - Amazon today announced that sellers onAmazon sold a record-setting more than 2 billion items worldwide in 2014. The number of sellers onAmazon adopting the Fulfillment byAmazon (FBA) service to help scale their businesses and delight customers with Amazon’s award-winning fulfillment and customer service also grew more than 65 percent year-over-year worldwide. There are currently more than 2 million sellers onAmazon worldwide that account for over 40 percent of the total units sold on Amazon.
El Centro, California - Within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, we strive to help the community in many ways. During the holiday season, there are many people who enjoy a happy and warm time with friends and family. Others in our communities are less fortunate. For this reason, every year the El Centro Border Patrol Station participates in the Little Angels Program which is hosted annually by the Salvation Army.
HHS Cyber Security Director Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Engaging in Child Pornography Enterprise
Omaha, Nebraska - The former acting director of cyber security at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services was sentenced to 25 years in federal prison today for engaging in a child exploitation enterprise and related charges in connection with his membership in a Tor-network-based child pornography website.
Washington, DC - The 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic netted a win not only for the Washington Capitals, but also for intellectual property rights (IPR) advocates. Law enforcement seized $25,130 worth of counterfeit National Hockey League (NHL) gear and other merchandise leading up to the New Year’s Day outdoor game that featured the Capitals and Chicago Blackhawks at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.