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Washington Post:
US Department of Defense acknowledges it created a cyber-offensive unit in May, called Joint Task Force Ares, to develop weapons to target ISIS   —  An unprecedented Pentagon cyber-offensive against the Islamic State has gotten off to a slow start, officials said, frustrating Pentagon leaders …
Jul 15, 2016, 10:00 PMIn context
Matt Zapotosky / Washington Post:
Justice Department closes Clinton email probe without charges   —  U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Wednesday confirmed that the investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while she was secretary of state will be closed without criminal charges.
Jul 6, 2016, 7:55 PMIn context
Karoun Demirjian / Washington Post:
After Orlando, Senate bill seeks to allow FBI Web searches without court order   —  The Senate is set to vote Wednesday on a measure to let the FBI access a person's Internet browsing history, email account data and other electronic communications without a warrant in terrorism and spy cases.
Jun 22, 2016, 2:05 PMIn context
Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post:
Sources: Russian government hackers had access to computer network of the Democratic National Committee for about a year, stole opposition research on Trump   —  Russian government hackers penetrated the computer network of the Democratic National Committee and gained access to the entire database …
Jun 14, 2016, 11:48 AMIn context
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
New York AG Schneiderman tells Charter to speed up TWC's “abysmal” internet service following company's rebranding of TWC/Charter as Spectrum   —  The ink is barely dry on Charter's massive acquisition of Time Warner Cable — a deal that just formed the nation's second-largest cable company …
Jun 9, 2016, 8:40 PMIn context
Steve Hendrix / Washington Post:
Residential neighborhoods struggle with through traffic sent their way by navigation apps like Waze   —  When the traffic on Timothy Connor's quiet Maryland street suddenly jumped by several hundred cars an hour, he knew who was partly to blame: the disembodied female voice he could hear through …
Jun 6, 2016, 4:50 PMIn context
Matt McFarland / Washington Post:
Computer science professor successfully used IBM's Watson to make an AI teaching assistant for answering questions online   —  To help with his class this spring, a Georgia Tech professor hired Jill Watson, a teaching assistant unlike any other in the world.
May 17, 2016, 6:00 AMIn context
Elizabeth Dwoskin / Washington Post:
Profile of AI assistant Viv, from the creators of Siri, ahead of its public demo Monday; sources say the company received acquisition bids from Google, Facebook   —  Siri's creators say they've made something better that will take care of everything for you  —  SAN JOSE, Calif. …
May 4, 2016, 8:40 PMIn context
Emma Brown / Washington Post:
Top tech leaders, with 27 governors, urge Congress to boost computer science education, announce private donations of $48M, of which $23M will go to Code.org   —  Top business leaders, 27 governors, urge Congress to boost computer science education  —  Leaders of dozens of the nation's top businesses …
Apr 26, 2016, 3:45 PMIn context
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
Study: 1 in 5 US households are using mobile-only internet, ditching wired broadband, compared to 1 in 10 in 2013   —  New data: Americans are abandoning wired home Internet  —  For the most part, America's Internet usage trends can be summed up in a few phrases.
Apr 19, 2016, 10:55 AMIn context

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Microsoft:
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Brookings Institution:
Why Pokemon Go's technology is no fad  —  Pokemon Go has ignited the digital world.  Every news organization has reported on why Pokemon Go, the smartphone app based on the Japanese cartoon game from the 1990s, is extraordinarily popular.