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Obama: This federal council will jumpstart broadband

President Barack Obama issues a memorandum to bring 25 federal agencies together to help encourage private industry to deploy broadband.

By March 23, 2015

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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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Uber partnership with UN women's group hits dead end

Women's rights group UN Women says that though the car-hailing service did sponsor one of its events, there was no talk of a partnership on job creation for women.

By March 21, 2015

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Trading in a gift card: Naughty or nice?

Did you just get a gift card for something you'll never use? There's a site for that.

By December 25, 2014

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Did Thanksgiving and Black Friday online sales soar or slip?

Data from IBM and ComScore show strong growth in online sales. However, a report from the National Retail Federation says that shoppers actually spent less money online and in stores.

By December 1, 2014

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China beats South Korea on smartphone market share

Chinese smartphone manufacturers have surpassed their South Korean counterparts in combined global market share in smartphones.

By December 8, 2014

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Black Friday goes global as retailers import the US spending holiday

Thanksgiving may be American, but sales in the UK, France, Germany and China show the consumer frenzy is becoming a broader phenomenon.

By November 28, 2014