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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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'Miracle' tech turns water into fuel

German cleantech company Sunfire GmbH has unveiled a machine that converts water and carbon dioxide into synthetic petroleum-based fuels.

By November 18, 2014

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FCC seeks more info on AT&T's plan to 'pause' fiber rollout

The plan was aired in response to President Obama's request to the Federal Communications Commission for tougher broadband regulations. Now the FCC wants details.

By November 14, 2014

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Bill curbing NSA surveillance programs blocked in Senate

The USA Freedom Act, blocked by the Senate, would have curbed powers granted under the Patriot Act, including bulk collection of Americans' phone records.

By November 18, 2014

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Netflix confirms Australian launch for March 2015

After months of speculation and rumours, Netflix finally announces it will launch in Australia and New Zealand in 2015.

By November 18, 2014

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Snapchat, Square want to make it easy for you to send cash

The social networking service popular among teens jumps into the mobile payments market.

By November 17, 2014

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FCC chairman on schools: Basic connectivity is now inadequate

Chairman Tom Wheeler makes his case for higher-speed Internet access in schools, proposing a plan to increase the monthly fee in phone bills by 16 cents to cover new investment.

By November 17, 2014

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FCC aims for major Internet investment in schools, libraries -- report

The agency is expected to announce on Monday a plan to boost spending on broadband funding for schools and libraries by 62 percent.

By November 17, 2014

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Dissident artist's Lego portraits of injustice do time on Alcatraz

Ai Weiwei creates an elaborate series of installations for display on Alcatraz, even though he's forbidden from traveling outside China and has never been to the notorious prison site.

By November 18, 2014