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U.S. government targets ex-contractor over NSA leaks

Edward Snowden was a system administrator with a security clearance at Booz Allen Hamilton. Now he's on the run from the world's most powerful intelligence agency.

By June 11, 2013

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Uber designs secret recruiting crusade -- Operation SLOG

In its competition with rival car-sharing service Lyft, Uber has a complex system in place that involves paying contractors to recruit Lyft's drivers, according to a report by The Verge.

By August 26, 2014

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Despite backlash, Uber says it's rapidly expanding

As the ride-sharing service could face investigations from antitrust regulators for its shady recruiting tactics, it moves into 24 more cities.

By August 28, 2014

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Vexed in the city: The 'sharing' economy's hidden toll on San Francisco

Under the guise of "sharing," companies like Airbnb and Uber are cashing in. While they're providing services beloved by many, their impact is also causing reverberations on the ground

By August 20, 2014

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US Homeland Security data possibly stolen in cyberattack

​In what "has all the markings of a state-sponsored attack," government contractor US Investigations Services reveals the probable theft of government employees' personal information.

By August 6, 2014

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US charges Chinese executive with hacking military data

Man accused of working with hackers in China to steal information related to military projects from the computer networks of US companies.

By July 13, 2014

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China cyberspies hit US national security think tanks

The Deep Panda group has turned its attention to US efforts and intentions in Iraq, where there are major Chinese oil interests.

By July 8, 2014

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This robot can take the weight off soldiers' shoulders

Lockheed's Squad Mission Support System is a rolling robot that could carry much of the load soldiers and Marines take into the field. Will the Pentagon authorize it?

By June 24, 2014

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Path puts 'superpower' in your hands with app to text businesses

Alternative social network tries to stand out with a new mobile app that lets users message with friends, and businesses too.

By June 20, 2014

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'Remote-controlled humans' let you be two places at once

The Zabosu app, now seeking Kickstarter funds, turns people into your personal zombies! Well, sort of.

By June 19, 2014