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01.30.16
President pledges $4 billion toward computer science in schools
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President pledges $4 billion toward computer science in schools

The Computer Science for All initiative will help kids get tech-savvy.

By J. Fingas,   01.30.16
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01.29.16
Zero-day exploits aren't as important to the NSA as you think
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Zero-day exploits aren't as important to the NSA as you think

The head of the NSA's elite hacking unit explains.

By J. Conditt,   01.29.16
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01.29.16
US government says 22 Clinton emails contain top secret info
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US government says 22 Clinton emails contain top secret info

The State Department will release the latest batch today.

By B. Steele,   01.29.16
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01.23.16
Feds change up how they do background checks after OPM hack
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Feds change up how they do background checks after OPM hack

The Obama administration turns to the Pentagon for help.

By M. Moon,   01.23.16
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01.23.16
Google will pay the UK $185 million in back taxes
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Google will pay the UK $185 million in back taxes

The internet giant wants to fend off criticism that it doesn't pay its fair share.

By J. Fingas,   01.23.16
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01.22.16
NSA director: 'Encryption is foundational to the future'
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NSA director: 'Encryption is foundational to the future'

And we're wasting time arguing about whether or not to do away with it.

By B. Steele,   01.22.16
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01.21.16
Researcher warns of backdoor in GCHQ-developed encryption
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Researcher warns of backdoor in GCHQ-developed encryption

It's not as secure as end-to-end encryption, he claims.

By N. Summers,   01.21.16
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