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Ken Dilanian / Los Angeles Times:
NSA chief's legacy is shaped by big data, for better and worse   —  Gen. Keith Alexander, who just retired as NSA director, achieved ‘absolutely invaluable’ results with digital spying but failed to anticipate how the public would feel about privacy.  —  “We need to recognize that those who are working …
Apr 1, 2014, 5:35 AMIn context
Chris O'Brien / Los Angeles Times:
Dorian S. Nakamoto hires lawyer to ‘clear his name’ of bitcoin claim   —  Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto insists he is not the creator of bitcoin.  (Jonathan Alcorn / Bloomberg / March 13, 2014)  —  Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto of Temple City, the man recently named by Newsweek as the mysterious creator of bitcoin …
Mar 17, 2014, 11:05 AMIn context
Jessica Guynn / Los Angeles Times:
Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary have invested in Box as part of its funding round in December   —  Exclusive: Box courts Hollywood with help from Oseary, Kutcher  —  Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary have invested in Box Inc., a Silicon Valley online storage company on the verge of a hotly anticipated initial public offering.
Mar 10, 2014, 11:55 AMIn context
Salvador Rodriguez / Los Angeles Times:
Satoshi Nakamoto chased by reporters, denies founding Bitcoin   —  After being outed as the founder of Bitcoin Thursday by Newsweek, Satoshi Nakamoto has been riding around Los Angeles in a car with a reporter while being chased by several other journalists.  —  Nakamoto emerged from his home …
Mar 6, 2014, 5:15 PMIn context
Chris O'Brien / Los Angeles Times:
Microsoft puts creator of ‘Scroogled’ ads in charge of strategy   —  Mark Penn, Microsoft's new head of strategy, was chief strategist of Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential campaign.  (Win McNamee / Getty Images / January 5, 2008)  —  Anyone who thought new Microsoft Chief Executive Satya Nadella might …
Mar 3, 2014, 8:15 PMIn context
Salvador Rodriguez / Los Angeles Times:
Google creates ‘near-real-time’ deforestation tracking tool   —  Google and several partners have launched Global Forest Watch, a website that makes it possible for users to track global deforestation.  —  Google is bringing awareness to global deforestation with a new website that lets users …
Feb 20, 2014, 11:30 PMIn context
Paresh Dave / Los Angeles Times:
University of Maryland hacked; 309,000 Social Security numbers stolen   —  University of Maryland President Wallace Loh, left, in 2012.  On Wednesday, he said a school computer database containing names and Social Security numbers had been hacked.  (Amy Davis / Baltimore Sun / November 19, 2012)
Feb 19, 2014, 11:15 PMIn context
Joe Flint / Los Angeles Times:
Federal court in Utah sides with broadcasters against Aereo   —  Aereo transmits via tiny antennas.  —  Aereo's streak of legal victories over the broadcasting industry has come to an end.  —  The startup company, which sends broadcast television signals to consumers via the Internet …
Feb 19, 2014, 6:10 PMIn context
Los Angeles Times:
Apple opens its first store in Brazil, a key market   —  Apple threw open the doors Saturday to its first store in Brazil, one of the world's fastest-growing smartphone markets and a region that is crucially important to the company.  —  Chief Executive Tim Cook announced the opening in a tweet …
Feb 16, 2014, 8:20 PMIn context
Salvador Rodriguez / Los Angeles Times:
Hackers can use Snapchat to disable iPhones, researcher says   —  This post has been updated, as indicated below.  —  A cyber security researcher has discovered a vulnerability within the Snapchat mobile app that makes it possible for hackers to launch a denial-of-service attack that temporarily freezes a user's iPhone.
Feb 7, 2014, 6:00 PMIn context

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