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Federal government to start accepting Apple Pay in fall

Apple CEO Tim Cook announces at a White House-sponsored cybersecurity summit that Apple Pay will be available for some transactions with the federal government starting in September. It may some day be integrated with Social Security.

February 13, 2015

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Sprint faces federal lawsuit over illegal 'cramming'

A federal consumer protection agency is suing Sprint over allegations that it allowed third-party companies to "cram" customers' bills with fraudulent charges.

By December 17, 2014

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Obama picks former Googler to head federal tech overhaul

To avoid another Healthcare.gov debacle, President Obama hires a team of techies to clean up government IT systems and websites.

By August 12, 2014

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FBI arrests alleged NullCrew hacktivist on federal charges

After several corporations and universities were targeted in cyberattacks, the US government arrests Timothy French for allegedly posting thousands of people's usernames and passwords online.

By June 18, 2014

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Samsung may face FTC probe over voice-recognition TVs

Privacy group charges that Smart TVs' voice-command feature violates federal privacy law by collecting owners' private communications.

By February 25, 2015

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Net neutrality battle gears up for Round 2

The Federal Communications Commission has voted in favor of enforcing Net neutrality rules to regulate Internet providers. But the fight isn't over yet. CNET's Maggie Reardon sits with Bridget Carey to explain what comes next.

By February 26, 2015

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Jury orders Apple to pay $533 million in iTunes patent case

A federal jury finds that Apple infringed on patents owned by licensing firm Smartflash that are tied to digital rights management, data storage and payment systems.

By February 25, 2015

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Feds say skin cancer apps are deceptive

The Federal Trade Commission charges several promoters of supposed melanoma-detection apps with deceptive marketing and says they must provide evidence to back up their claims.

By February 24, 2015

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What the FCC Net neutrality rules will mean for Internet users

There may soon be new rules on how the Internet should work and be regulated. On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission will likely pass new Net neutrality rules that would keep the Internet open and reclassify broadband as a public utility. CNET's Maggie Reardon and Sumi Das on what the rules will mean for consumers.

By February 25, 2015

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Treasury Department accepts PayPal, furthering push to go paperless

Pay.gov, a government website that collects payments to federal agencies, has added PayPal and Dwolla to its list of options.

By February 19, 2015