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​Raspberry Pi stars in UK spy agency's mini supercomputer

Interlinking dozens of the cheap, small electronic brains won't break any computing speed records. But it could help teach people how to program tomorrow's computer systems.

By March 11, 2015


Head of federal personnel agency resigns in wake of hacked databases

On the heels of the announcement that 22 million Social Security numbers were compromised, Katherine Archuleta steps down as director of the Office of Personnel Management.

By July 10, 2015


Over 22M Social Security numbers stolen in OPM hacks, agency says

Up until now, the number of people affected by recent hacks of US government databases was a mystery. Also compromised were more than 1 million fingerprints.

By July 9, 2015


UK spy agency's Internet surveillance was illegal, court rules

The Investigatory Powers Tribunal says that until December, the GCHQ was violating human rights dictates -- but now is in compliance with the law.

By February 6, 2015


Collision avoidance tech should be standard on all cars, US safety agency says

Currently available only as an option on certain cars, the sensor-driven technology should be installed on all automobiles and shouldn't cost the buyer extra, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.

By June 9, 2015


NASA, European Space Agency perform first Earth-to-space handshake

Watch NASA Astronaut Terry Virts and ESA telerobotics specialist André Schiele shake hands, despite Virts being stuck aboard the International Space Station.

By June 5, 2015


T-Mobile violated US labor laws, agency judge rules

The US carrier blocked its workers from organizing or even discussing problems at work and has been ordered to revise its policies.

By March 19, 2015


US to form new agency to coordinate efforts tackling cyberthreats

The new Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center will be able to gather intelligence across multiple sectors of government during a crisis, reports The Washington Post.

By February 10, 2015


Lord of the Paranoids: New Yahoo security exec on protecting a billion-plus accounts

Bob Lord, Yahoo's new security chief, will lead a team called the Paranoids. Like all security executives, he has a tough job.

By November 21, 2015


On encryption, Clinton tells Silicon Valley to be a team player

Democratic presidential candidate tells tech companies they need to help track down terrorists but stops short of calling for weaker encryption. It's a balancing act between security and privacy.

By November 19, 2015