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Nancy Scola / Washington Post:
FCC's new CTO Scott Jordan, who will have an impact on policy, is a net neutrality expert   —  The FCC's next CTO is a net neutrality expert  —  The Federal Communications Commission has announced that it has named a new chief technology officer: Scott Jordan, a professor of computer science at the University of California at Irvine.
Aug 31, 2014, 3:20 PMIn context
Nancy Scola / Washington Post:
White House picks D.C. attorney Danny Marti to be the next “IP czar”   —  The White House announced Thursday that is nominating a new Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator, known colloquially as the “IP czar.”  He is Washington lawyer Daniel H. Marti.
Aug 29, 2014, 7:35 PMIn context
Craig Timberg / Washington Post:
Companies like Verint monitor cellular communications, offer governments surveillance systems that track callers without carriers' knowledge   —  For sale: Systems that can secretly track where cellphone users go around the globe  —  Makers of surveillance systems are offering governments across …
Aug 25, 2014, 11:55 AMIn context
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
A federal court rejects Aereo's request to argue it's a cable company   —  Aereo's seemingly last-ditch argument to save itself won't be given an airing in court, according to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.  —  Instead, if the shuttered streaming video company wants to keep fighting for its survival …
Aug 21, 2014, 9:55 PMIn context
Amrita Jayakumar / Washington Post:
Samsung to pay U.S. $2.3 million to settle False Claims Act charges   —  The American division of Korean electronics giant Samsung has agreed to pay the government $2.3 million to settle charges that it misled the United States about where some of its products were manufactured …
Aug 20, 2014, 8:50 PMIn context
Barton Gellman / Washington Post:
Spyware tools allow buyers to slip malicious code into YouTube videos, Microsoft pages   —  CloudShield Technologies, a California defense contractor, dispatched a senior engineer to Munich in the early fall of 2009.  His instructions were unusually opaque.  —  As he boarded the flight …
Aug 15, 2014, 8:10 PMIn context
Hayley Tsukayama / Washington Post:
U.S. Deputy CTO Nicole Wong is leaving the White House   —  U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officer Nicole Wong, who focused on privacy and big data issues, is leaving the White House a little more than a year after joining the Obama administration.  Wong's last day is Friday …
Aug 15, 2014, 2:20 PMIn context
Hayley Tsukayama / Washington Post:
Twitter vows to “improve our policies” after Robin Williams' daughter is bullied off the network   —  Twitter has promised to improve and expand its policies after Robin Williams' daughter is bullied off of the social network.  Internet trolls bullied Robin Williams' daughter off of Twitter …
Aug 14, 2014, 4:30 AMIn context
Craig Timberg / Washington Post:
FCC task force to study use of “Stringray” cell network spying tools by spies and crime gangs   —  Feds to study illegal use of spy gear  —  FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler testified before the House Communications and Technology panel on Capitol Hill in December.  (Reuters/Gary Cameron)
Aug 12, 2014, 7:30 AMIn context
Nancy Scola / Washington Post:
With former Google manager at the helm, the White House launches “US Digital Service” to institutionalize the process that fixed HealthCare.gov   —  White House launches ‘U.S. Digital Service,’ with HealthCare.gov fixer at the helm  —  President Obama participates …
Aug 11, 2014, 3:15 PMIn context

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