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cryptography

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Bitcoin gains support of cryptography think tank

Coin Center, a newly created research and advocacy center, will focus on public policy issues faced by the virtual currency.

By September 22, 2014

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Cryptography scientists win 2012 Turing Award

Association for Computing Machinery bestows its award on Shafi Goldwasser and Silvio Micali for pioneering technology in Internet security.

By March 13, 2013

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FBI director demands access to private cell phone data

To stop terrorists and other criminals, cell phones should have encryption backdoors to enable US government surveillance, argues FBI Director James Comey.

By October 16, 2014

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Zuckerberg is world's best CEO, Twitter the eighth wonder, says Marc Andreessen

The venture capitalist has been tweeting up a storm, sharing his thoughts on everything from startups to activist shareholders. In an exclusive interview, Andreessen offers his take on the Apple Watch, bitcoin and dot-com blunders.

By October 7, 2014

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Police-boosted parental control app is a privacy mess, says report

So-called Internet safety software ComputerCop, often given to families for free by their local police departments, puts children and personal data at risk, a new report alleges.

By October 1, 2014

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No black art to the Blackphone's quest for smartphone privacy

While Blackphone sales are off to a lukewarm start, our hands-on with the privacy-obsessed smartphone finds that it simplifies staying secure on the go.

By September 29, 2014

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Off-the-grid texting device GoTenna attracts antisurveillance crowd

A gadget for text messaging without cell service sees a spike in interest from the pro-privacy crypto and Bitcoin communities -- even though that wasn't its creators' intention.

By September 7, 2014

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New BlackBerry unit to focus on patents, software

The struggling handset maker combines its 44,000 patents and several key software projects into a single unit as it tries to develop new revenue streams.

By August 18, 2014

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Lavabit founder's DarkMail needs help to cross finish line

Embattled email guru Ladar Levison updates the DefCon crowd on encrypted email project DarkMail and asks for help from the hacker faithful to get what may be his final email project done.

By August 10, 2014

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New Chrome beta sharpens text on Windows

The newly released Chrome 37 Beta addresses a user request almost as old as Chrome itself, and is a step forward for Web security.

By July 17, 2014