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US looking to re-establish technological edge, focus on cybersecurity

Apr 13, 2015 11:50 pm

The US government wants to ensure the country's technological edge over political rivals is maintained, with increased focus on cybersecurity

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Obama administration could 'respond' to North Korea hacking Sony

Dec 19, 2014 2:36 am

The Obama administration is considering a 'proportional response' to the hacks against Sony from North Korea

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US government investigating medical device security, as threats rise

Oct 22, 2014 4:30 pm

The DHS is investigating several medical products to ensure they cannot be hacked by cybercriminals

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Germany considers using typewriters to stop the US from spying on them

Jul 16, 2014 1:43 am

German politicians consider using typewriters to type up confidential documents to stop the NSA from spying

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Obama administration: Fourth Amendment doesn't apply to online storage

Jul 15, 2014 3:32 am

This shouldn't surprise you, but the US government has said that online storage isn't protected by the Fourth Amendment

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US government is prepared to spend $16 billion on driverless cars

May 26, 2014 11:20 am

Driverless cars are about to receive $16 billion of funding from the US Department of Energy

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Scientific study concludes: US is an oligarchy, not a democracy

Apr 15, 2014 5:33 am

The United States is not a democracy, but an oligarchy - according to a new study

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President Obama teases that the US is 'building Iron Man'

Feb 28, 2014 7:36 am

President Obama channels Tony Stark in a recent speech announcing "we're building Iron Man"

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US Government orders 80,000 smartphones from BlackBerry

Jan 23, 2014 7:48 pm

The US Government single-handedly makes BlackBerry relevant again by ordering 80,000 handsets

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US government busted pirating military software, pays $50m settlement

Nov 28, 2013 4:23 am

US government gets busted pirating Apptricity's military software, hands over $50 million to settle the dispute

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Major Internet organizations moving away from US government control

Oct 13, 2013 11:32 am

Directors of ICANN and all five regional Internet address registries pledge to break away from the US government's control

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US Government websites go offline after overnight shutdown

Oct 1, 2013 8:56 pm

Many of the major US Government websites, including FTC, USDA, NASA, and more, go offline after overnight shutdown

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Google's new doodle celebrates 123rd anniversary of Yosemite

Oct 1, 2013 2:58 pm

Google's new doodle celebrates 123 years of Yosemite National Forrest, even though it closed down with the US Government shutdown overnight

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Dropbox asks for permission to publish gov surveillance requests

Sep 24, 2013 9:32 pm

Dropbox seeks permission from US government to publish details on surveillance requests in a move to be more transparent

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The US government declares professional League of Legends gamers as athletes

Jul 14, 2013 6:27 am

Professional League of Legends gamer? The US government now considers you as a professional athlete

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European Parliament get serious, they've voted in favor of investigating the US surveillance of EU residents

Jul 5, 2013 6:29 am

European Parliament vote to investigate US surveillance of EU residents

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Edward Snowden has covered himself well, has encrypted copies of NSA documents that would be sent to people if something were to happen to him

Jun 26, 2013 6:51 am

Edward Snowden has encrypted NSA documents with people, if something happens to him they'll be unveiled

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A petition demanding the US government to pardon Edward Snowden passes 100,000 signatures, forces the White House to respond

Jun 23, 2013 12:29 pm

The White House is forced to respond to petition to pardon Edward Snowden

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South Florida man facing bank robbery charges wants NSA phone records to defend himself

Jun 15, 2013 6:31 am

NSA phone records demanded by accused bank robber, would be used in his defense

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NSA whistleblower isn't scared, doesn't like the surveillance state the US has built

Jun 10, 2013 7:50 am

NSA whistleblowser Edward Snowden is the most wanted man in the world right now

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US citizens' phone calls, and all electronic data is captured and recorded by the FBI, accessible by the government

May 6, 2013 2:26 am

Former FBI agent claims all electronic data and voice calls are recorded and accessible to the US government

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Anonymous hacks government site, threatens 'warhead' leaks

Jan 27, 2013 4:27 am

Anonymous hacks US government site in response to Aaron Swartz's death, threatens 'warhead' leaks un

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Kim Dotcom wants to encrypt half of the Internet, would like to keep it away from government surveillance

Jan 25, 2013 4:30 am

Kim Dotcom wants to hide away half of the Internet under encryption

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US debt visualized in $100 bills - amazing, but scary

Dec 7, 2012 4:34 am

The US debt is huge, we know that, but what would it look like visualized with $100 bills?

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Kim Dotcom is creating the 'ultimate' version of MegaUpload, is working 24/7 with lawyers, developers and more

Sep 4, 2012 7:23 am

Kim Dotcom guarantees that the new MegaUpload will not face the same legal problems as its predecess

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