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'Ghostbusters' trailer ranks among 'most disliked' videos on YouTube

The Internet gives Sony Pictures a big thumbs-down, with the trailer garnering almost half a million votes. But, YouTube users appear to be even more averse to Justin Bieber videos.

By April 29, 2016

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Venture capital firm pays the price for 'free' labor

The US Labor Department concludes that Fenox Venture Capital illegally labeled 56 employees as interns. Now, the firm must pay them for three years of unpaid work.

By February 23, 2016

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Crave giveaway: May the 4th Star Wars goodies from ThinkGeek

Kit yourself out for the most sci-fi of all holidays with a gift pack of droid and Death Star merchandise from quirky retailer ThinkGeek.

By April 29, 2016

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Inmate posts Facebook selfies from prison van

Technically Incorrect: A West Virginia inmate somehow gets hold of a cell phone and merrily posts away, while in handcuffs. But where did he get the phone?

By April 30, 2016

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U.S. government invites hackers to work on 'Civic Hacking Day'

Agencies like NASA, Department of Labor, and the Census Bureau will give hackers access to data for a weekend in June in an effort to help the country's communities.

By January 22, 2013

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U.S. State Department latest to crack down on 3D-printed guns

The State Department demands that Defense Distributed, which has created a series of 3D files used to print firearms, take down the files because they could violate export restrictions.

By May 9, 2013

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Hackers hit U.S. Department of Energy

During a cyberattack on the agency's computers and servers, the personal data of employees and contractors is stolen, but, reportedly, no classified data is leaked.

By February 4, 2013

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Apple iOS 6 devices get nod for U.S. military use

The Defense Department will be allowed to distribute iPhones and iPads with Apple's iOS 6 to employees, though that doesn't guarantee Apple will actually receive contracts.

By May 17, 2013

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U.S. gives big, secret push to Internet surveillance

Justice Department agreed to issue "2511 letters" immunizing AT&T and other companies participating in a cybersecurity program from criminal prosecution under the Wiretap Act, according to new documents obtained by the Electronic Privacy Information Center.

By April 24, 2013

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Tech firms ask Congress for U.S. visa expansion

H-1B visas remain a bone of contention for tech companies crying out for skilled workers -- or are they just looking for cheap labor?

By April 11, 2013