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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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Correction: Federal shutdown

The final slide has been removed. The USAjobs.gov site is up and has not been affected by the federal shutdown.

By October 2, 2013

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Federal judges may be ready to rule against Net neutrality

A panel in a federal court indicates it may strike down part of the law that stops ISPs from discriminating against certain Web sites.

By September 9, 2013

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Parent payout: Google settles in-app purchase suit for $19M

The search giant is the latest big tech company to tangle with the Federal Trade Commission over children making unauthorized buys within apps.

By September 4, 2014

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Apple, Google resume talks with tech workers in wage-fixing suit

After a federal judge threw out a settlement in August, the two sides have come together and are requesting a new trial date.

By September 3, 2014

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Verizon pays $7.4 million to settle FCC privacy investigation

The settlement involves an investigation into what the Federal Communications Commission says is an "unacceptable use" of customers' personal info for marketing.

By September 3, 2014

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​Valve hit with legal action in Australia over misleading consumers

Valve will face Australia's Federal Court over claims it misled customers about refunds and guarantees on Steam games.

By August 28, 2014

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Top websites join Internet Slowdown Day in symbolic protest of 'fast lanes'

Reddit and Vimeo are among the sites participating in the Sept. 10 event in support of a free and open Internet.

By September 5, 2014

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Ocean XPrize reels in teams for acid tests

With sea life is in danger due to rising ocean acidification, the Wendy Schmidt Ocean XPrize kicks off with $2 million in prize money on the line for the best methods for measuring ocean pH levels.

By September 4, 2014