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'Gangnam Style,' 'Barack vs Mitt' among YouTube's champs

The top trending videos of the year took us around the world with "Gangnam Style" and a rap of "Barack vs Mitt," and up into space with Felix Baumgartner's supersonic free fall.

By December 18, 2012

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After Heartbleed, NSA reveals some flaws are kept secret

The White House explains the government’s process when deciding whether to withhold knowledge of a security vulnerability -- “There are legitimate pros and cons to the decision to disclose.”

By April 28, 2014

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Vice President Biden joins Instagram

The official account appears to be managed by staffers, but one can still wish for an image slip-up or two.

By April 16, 2014

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NSA's UK partner targets German companies, says report

A new report out of Germany cites the Edward Snowden documents in saying that the GCHQ spied on German Internet companies. It also offers more info on US monitoring of Germany's chancellor.

By March 29, 2014

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Obama proposes end to NSA bulk data collection

If approved by Congress, the legislation would keep phone records in the hands of phone companies and not with the NSA.

By March 27, 2014

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Snowden: Obama’s plan to reform NSA spying is a turning point

The NSA whistleblower says the latest development “marks the beginning of a new effort to reclaim our rights from the NSA.”

By March 26, 2014

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Obama said to announce legislation halting NSA’s phone record collecting

Major legislative proposals to the government’s surveillance programs -- specifically those that gather bulk call data on US residents -- are expected to be revealed this week.

By March 24, 2014

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FCC plans for smartphones to share military wireless frequency

The government agency looks to open up the airwaves by allowing for civilians to hop on spectrum currently reserved for the Defense Department.

By March 24, 2014

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Obama answers health care questions on Quora

Ahead of the 2014 deadline to sign up for Obamacare, the president addresses questions on the topic via Q&A service Quora. At the same time, Quora is introducing a verified profile system.

By March 24, 2014

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Obama talks spying with Facebook's Zuckerberg, Google's Schmidt

Zuckerberg and Obama "had an honest talk about government intrusion on the Internet," says Facebook -- just days after the CEO posted an indignant statement on his Facebook page.

By March 22, 2014