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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
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
Obama on net neutrality: My administration is against Internet fast lanes   —  U.S. President Barack Obama addresses the U.S.-Africa Business Forum in Washington August 5, 2014.  (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst)  —  The last time President Obama weighed in on net neutrality, it was to offer a vague …
Aug 9, 2014, 5:15 AMIn context
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
FCC requires carriers to support texts to 911 nationwide by year's end   —  911 for the texting generation is here  —  Soon, all Americans everywhere may be able to get help from 911 just by sending a text message.  —  The service is currently available only in certain areas and on the major national wireless carriers.
Aug 8, 2014, 3:20 PMIn context
Sean Sullivan / Washington Post:
GOP posts a petition supporting Uber, wants your contact info   —  Hey, Uber!  Republicans have your back.  —  Like Uber?  So does the Republican National Committee!  —  So much so that it has posted a a petition in support of the app-based ridesharing service on its Web site.
Aug 7, 2014, 10:15 PMIn context
Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post:
DHS background check contractor USIS hacked, personal information of employees likely stolen   —  DHS contractor suffers major computer breach, officials say  —  A major U.S. contractor that conducts background checks for the Department of Homeland Security has suffered a computer breach …
Aug 7, 2014, 10:40 AMIn context

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Intel:
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