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Antiterrorism on the agenda as Silicon Valley meets with top federal officials

Tough questions about surveillance and privacy come to the fore in a San Jose, California, meeting that includes some of tech's biggest companies, Apple and Google among them.

By January 8, 2016

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AT&T accuses Federal Communications Commission of favoritism

The FCC is dragging its feet on granting AT&T a waiver to offer a Wi-Fi calling feature, while letting competitors go ahead, says the company. The feature fails to meet accessibility rules for the disabled.

By October 2, 2015

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Head of federal personnel agency resigns in wake of hacked databases

On the heels of the announcement that 22 million Social Security numbers were compromised, Katherine Archuleta steps down as director of the Office of Personnel Management.

By July 10, 2015

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Federal agent pleads guilty to corruption charges in Silk Road case

A former DEA agent admits to pocketing more than $100,000 worth of bitcoins that he solicited from Ross Ulbricht, founder of the online bazaar for illegal drugs.

By July 2, 2015

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Latest hack on federal employees targets security clearances

After finding that federal employees' Social Security numbers were stolen, the US government discovers another breach, which exposed data on intelligence agents and others.

By June 12, 2015

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Hack affected every single federal employee, union says

A breach revealed last week affected more people and grabbed more personal information than previously announced, the American Federation of Government Employees said Thursday.

By June 11, 2015

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Hack exposes personal data of 4 million federal workers

The FBI says it's probing a data breach at the US agency responsible for conducting security clearance background checks.

By June 4, 2015

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Tennis star Roger Federer disturbed by invasive selfie-taker

Technically Incorrect: The selfie craze is officially out of control. At the French Open, a fan runs on the court just to take a selfie with the Swiss star.

By May 24, 2015

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Woman filming law enforcement has phone smashed by federal agent

Technically Incorrect: In something of a meta-event, a woman who is filming police during an operation is herself filmed as a deputy marshal grabs her phone and throws it to the ground.

By April 22, 2015

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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