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08.01.14
President Obama signs cell phone unlocking bill into law
08.01.14

President Obama signs cell phone unlocking bill into law

The White House today announced that President Obama was signing the "Unlocking Consumer Choice an...

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06.13.14
Sprint will provide home broadband to 50,000 students in the US
06.13.14

Sprint will provide home broadband to 50,000 students in the US

Through its ConnectED program, the White House is aiming to connect 99 percent of students with hi...

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12.13.13
NSA overhaul could see an end to PRISM-style surveillance
12.13.13

NSA overhaul could see an end to PRISM-style surveillance

Edward Snowden might have missed out on becoming Person of the Year, but that's not to say he's no...

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05.10.13
President Obama issues executive order to make government data open and machine readable
05.10.13

President Obama issues executive order to make government data open and machine readable

Remember Data.gov? The President does, and he has issued an executive order that should give the i...

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05.07.13
White House taps former Twitter lawyer as first Chief Privacy Officer
05.07.13

White House taps former Twitter lawyer as first Chief Privacy Officer

Two months after appointing Todd Park as Chief Technology Officer, the White House has picked Nico...

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05.06.13
The Daily Roundup for 05.06.2013
05.06.13

The Daily Roundup for 05.06.2013

You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, ho...

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03.04.13
White House announces support for unlocking cell phones
03.04.13

White House announces support for unlocking cell phones

A petition on the White House's website to work for a new law universally allowing the unlockin...

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03.04.13
White House responds to petition: unlocking phones should be legalized
03.04.13

White House responds to petition: unlocking phones should be legalized

The recent ruling that effectively bans third-party phone unlocking has ruffled more than a few fe...

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02.21.13
White House threatens trade sanctions for countries found cyber-snooping
02.21.13

White House threatens trade sanctions for countries found cyber-snooping

International diplomacy may feel like schoolyard antics, but the participants do have something a...

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