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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 Mar. 24, 2014


CIA collecting bulk data on money transfers, reports say

Secret program involving counter-terrorism collects and stores data on cross-border money transfers handled by firms like Western Union, according to reports. Some Americans' data is swept up.

By Nov. 14, 2013


Amazon to begin collecting sales tax in Connecticut this year

The Internet retailer also agrees to invest $50 million in the state during the next two years.

By Feb. 4, 2013


Collecting autographs, voice recordings in a digital age

Kara Tsuboi and the CNET video team caught up with Toronto Blue Jays star Jose Bautista to learn more about Egraphs, a new online autograph service.

By Sep. 13, 2012


McDonald's, General Mills accused of collecting kids' data

Children's advocacy groups this week reportedly file complaints with the FTC against large corporations over brand-related online games that ask kids for friends' e-mail addresses without parental consent.

By Aug. 22, 2012


Autonomous Wave Gliders travel the oceans collecting data

Liquid Robotics launches a fleet of four wave powered oceanic robots called Wave Gliders on a record setting journey across the Pacific.

11 Images By Nov. 17, 2011


ICO vs Street View round 2, as Google admits to collecting passwords

Google has owned up to collecting email addresses and passwords in its Street View service, earning itself an investigation by the British privacy watchdog.

By Oct. 25, 2010


Collecting podcasts for a non-iPod MP3 player--Ask the Editors

Get all the answers to your questions about MP3 players, headphones, music services, and more in this weekly Ask the Editors column.

By Oct. 6, 2008


Bring the food to the fire with Gaucho Grill

The Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet Gaucho Grill features a cooking surface platform that can be raised or lowered. Based on classic cooking methods, the modern grill incorporates several new elements.

By Feb. 20, 2014


Judge dismisses Apple iOS privacy lawsuit

Judge Lucy Koh finds that the plaintiffs failed to prove they had been taken in by any alleged company misrepresentation or had suffered any harm.

By Nov. 28, 2013