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Ex-NSA contractor hoarded two decades' worth of secrets

The former National Security Agency contractor suspected of stealing U.S. hacking tools allegedly was found hoarding two decades' worth of classified materials.

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In three debates, H-1B visa untouched by Clinton and Trump

In three presidential debates, including the final one Wednesday night, the two candidates did not talk about the H-1B visa program. This was the last opportunity for Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton to compare and contrast what may...

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LinkedIn blames Russian hacking suspect for 2012 breach

A suspected Russian hacker arrested recently in the Czech Republic was involved in a massive 2012 data breach at LinkedIn, the professional social networking company says.

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Yahoo asks US for clarity on email scanning controversy

Yahoo is asking that the U.S. government set the record straight on requests for user data, following reports saying the internet company has secretly scanned customer emails for terrorism-related information.

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Russian hacker group used phony Google login page to hack Clinton campaign

A Russian hacking group used spearphishing to steal the Gmail login credentials of Hillary Clinton campaign staff, and that may be how campaign emails now being released were stolen, according to Secure Works.

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Czech police arrest Russian hacker suspected of targeting the US

Police in the Czech Republic have arrested a Russian hacker suspected of targeting the U.S. for cyber crime.

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LA CIO marries minimalist IT and government tech

Ted Ross, the CIO of Los Angeles, uses IT to deliver modern government services that are easier to access and more responsive to the city’s more than 4 million residents.

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Ecuador says it cut WikiLeaks founder's internet access to prevent U.S. election interference

Ecuador's embassy in the U.K. says it alone was responsible for cutting WikiLeak's founder Julian Assange's internet connection, stating that the country doesn't want to interfere with the U.S. elections.

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Tim Cook or Bill Gates as Clinton's VP? It was considered

Apple CEO Tim Cook and Microsoft founder Bill Gates were both on a list of potential vice presidential candidates for Hillary Clinton, according to a leaked email published on Tuesday by Wikileaks.

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WikiLeaks blames US for cutting Assange's internet connection

WikiLeaks is accusing U.S. secretary of state John Kerry of trying to stop the site from publishing stolen emails from a Hillary Clinton aide

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Half of US adults are profiled in police facial recognition databases

Photographs of nearly half of all U.S. adults -- 117 million people -- are collected in police facial recognition databases across the country with little regulation over how the networks are searched and used, according to a new...

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Asylum of WikiLeaks’ Assange not in question

The asylum granted to WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange by the government of Ecuador is not in question, despite what appear to be differences of opinion between the two on the release of controversial documents by the whistleblowing...

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Brexit: a project doomed to fail

I have analyzed thousands of projects that failed. One thing that came across clearly in my research is that the projects that didn’t deliver their expected outcomes were missing at least three of nine characteristics of good project...

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WikiLeaker Assange's internet access cut by a 'state actor'

A "state actor" has cut off internet access for Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, the transparency activist organization said Monday.

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US bans Samsung Galaxy Note7 from all flights

The U.S. government has issued an emergency ban of Samsung's exploding Galaxy Note7 devices from all airline flights, two agencies announced Friday.

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Thanks to Facebook, voter registrations surge

Social media is more than posts of cat videos and political rants as Facebook showed by getting hundreds of thousands of people to register to vote this fall.

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US lawmakers want answers on Yahoo email surveillance

A bipartisan group of 48 U.S. lawmakers wants two government agencies to explain a surveillance program in which Yahoo reportedly scanned all the messages of its email users on behalf of the FBI.


Obama touts tech R&D, fist bumps man with mind-controlled robotic arm

President Barack Obama on Thursday spoke at the White House Frontiers Conference and talked up the need for innovation in the U.S.

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