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NASA's Golden Record made for alien ears now on SoundCloud

An album full of dogs, weather and human noises meant for the listening enjoyment of extraterrestrials is now available in its entirely for online streaming.

By July 30, 2015

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CIA admits to spying on Senate committee

After months of denials, CIA Director John Brennan apologizes for spying on Senate Intelligence Committee computers.

By July 31, 2014

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Pinterest launches diversity initiative, will share hiring goals with public

Digital-scrapbooking site announces partnership with startup to find strategies to increase staff diversity. It will share what works and what doesn't, in an aim to help the whole tech industry.

By July 30, 2015

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What have we learned from Google Fiber?

Commentary: Blair Levin, chief author of the National Broadband Plan, offers insight on what Google Fiber has taught policymakers about how to get very high-speed broadband service to all Americans.

By July 31, 2015

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Tweet of Thrones: Who's going to be the next Twitter CEO?

There's a growing field of possible candidates, from both inside and outside the company, who analysts believe might be able to help turn Twitter around.

By July 11, 2015

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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

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Tech and politics clash over protecting your data

A heated debate flares up on Capitol Hill over a proposal to weaken cybersecurity tools for the sake of national security and law enforcement.

By July 8, 2015

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What would 'real' patent reform look like?

Commentary: Congress may pass antitrolling legislation this year. But that's only the first step toward fixing a broken patent system

By July 6, 2015

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Fed personnel chief mum on number of employees hit by data breaches

In a Wednesday hearing, members of a congressional committee press OPM director Katherine Archuleta for numbers and details on hacks affecting federal workers.

By June 24, 2015

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'Blind agreement' and closed-door deals: Report slams TPP negotiations

With sign-off on the Trans-Pacific Partnership edging closer and critics warning the deal could "choke" digital rights, an Australian Parliamentary review has slammed the negotiating process for a lack of oversight.

By June 30, 2015