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US Government Made 9,000 Requests For Facebook User Info In Six Months

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Facebook revealed it received between 9,000 and 10,000 requests for user data from US authorities in the second half of last year, as it seeks to shield itself from a growing scandal. The requests covered issues from child disappearances to petty crimes and terror threats and targeted between 18,000 and...
US Government Made 9,000 Requests For Facebook User Info In Six Months

Report: CACI provides 'neutered' iPads to US government

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Government contractor and security firm CACI International has modified thousands of iPads so that they meet US government security requirements, according to CACI CEO Dan Allen. The Arlington, VA company secures the devices by physically altering the hardware, rather than through software modifications. Federal iPad users include President Barack Obama,...
Report: CACI provides 'neutered' iPads to US government

SNOWDEN ON THE RUN: Leaker Flies To Russia, Heading To Cuba And Then Venezuela [REPORTS]

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The former government contractor Edward Snowden, who leaked U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) documents, has left Hong Kong and flown to Moscow, according to several news reports. He may be headed to Cuba and then Venezuela. At about 11 p.m. EDT, Snowden left a government safe house in Hong Kong...
SNOWDEN ON THE RUN: Leaker Flies To Russia, Heading To Cuba And Then Venezuela [REPORTS]

Obama calls again for capping government contractor pay

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Updated and corrected 12:31 p.m. ET: The Obama administration is renewing its push to cap the pay of government contracting executives as the House prepares to vote on a bill that would freeze federal and congressional salaries. Read full article >>...
Obama calls again for capping government contractor pay

Prism leaker steps forward, cites 'massive surveillance machine'

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The person responsible for disclosing details on the growth of U.S. government surveillance programs that exploded into public view last week has identified himself as 29-year-old Edward Snowden, a technology contractor working at the U.S. National Security Agency.In an article disclosing his identity in the Guardian newspaper, with which...
Prism leaker steps forward, cites 'massive surveillance machine'

Apple, Google Loses Big Patent Cases To Trolls

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While Apple and Google (or their proxies) are fighting it out on a number of big patent battles, both companies (and basically every other successful tech company) are still facing a whole bunch of troll lawsuits. Jury verdicts came down in two such cases this week, with the big one...
Apple, Google Loses Big Patent Cases To Trolls

Geoloqi, Solver of the Great Location Problem, Partners Up

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App makers just want the ability to push messaging to a phone based on where you are. It’s the age-old idea of, you walk past a Starbucks, and your phone goes off with a coupon. But we’re now years into this smart phone thing and it’s still, not, here. Portland...
Geoloqi, Solver of the Great Location Problem, Partners Up
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