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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
Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post:
Sources: FBI did not use Cellebrite to crack San Bernardino iPhone, paid hackers for undisclosed software flaw that was used to create hardware to crack PIN   —  FBI paid professional hackers one-time fee to crack San Bernardino iPhone  —  The FBI cracked a San Bernardino terrorist's phone …
Apr 12, 2016, 9:55 PMIn context
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
FCC chairman seeks new regulations to increase competition in the market for “special access” broadband for businesses   —  How banks, hospitals and universities buy broadband could soon see big changes  —  Every time you swipe your credit card at a store, withdraw money from an ATM …
Apr 9, 2016, 12:35 AMIn context

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