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NSA can track everyone's phone calls again -- for a while

Bulk data collection allowed to resume after a surveillance court judge rules that Congress meant to keep the NSA's program going until November.

By June 30, 2015

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Intelligence chief Clapper cites 'Casablanca' in dismissing Merkel mess

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper refers to a famous scene from the classic film in downplaying the tapping of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's cell phone.

By October 29, 2013

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China 'leading suspect' in US cyberattack, says intelligence chief

If China is the culprit, as intelligence chief James Clapper asserts, the US faces the thorny issue of how to respond.

By June 26, 2015

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US court says NSA phone data program is illegal

The US government has long argued that the program is legal under the controversial Patriot Act, but a federal appeals court sees things differently.

By May 7, 2015

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Google joins Apple, others in calling for spying controls, as Patriot Act vote nears

With a key, spying-related section of the Patriot Act up for reauthorization, tech heavyweights team up with other groups in outlining "essential" changes to US surveillance policies.

By March 26, 2015

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CIA puts the digital revolution at the core of its mission

As part of a major restructuring, the storied US spy outfit creates a new directorate devoted to keeping the agency relevant in the Internet era.

By March 7, 2015

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9 ways to automate your life with IFTTT

IFTT's new standalone Do apps for iOS and Android simplify the tasks you do every day. Here are a few awesome ways to use them.

By February 20, 2015

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Sir Patrick Stewart is everyone you hate on an airplane

On "Jimmy Kimmel Live," Sir Patrick Stewart impersonates everyone you hate sitting next to on a plane, according to an Expedia study.

By January 14, 2015

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Sony hackers were 'sloppy,' FBI chief says

The head of the FBI says the hackers responsible for Sony's data breach "got sloppy," which enabled forensics teams to unmask the culpable country.

By January 8, 2015

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Z-z-z-zombie: Chia Pet lets you grow your own undead

Chia Zombie heads are reaching for your brains while growing luscious green hair from seed.

By September 17, 2014