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Feds say 'Oops!' in anti-hacking deal

An update to an international accord potentially opens everyone to attacks, something the US government didn't figure out until after it was signed.

By January 27, 2016

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Feds urge you to buy fire extinguisher with your hoverboard

The Consumer Product Safety Commission is investigating whether the lithium-ion batteries in the self-balancing boards are causing them to catch fire.

By January 20, 2016

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Feds hear Tesla, seek public comments, on states' sales bans

Even better, regular Joes and Janes have the chance to chime in on the matter until March.

By January 19, 2016

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We're here to help: Feds want to accelerate autonomous-car development

From working to develop a solid national policy to allowing firms to file for rule exemptions, the government is ready to get behind the future of transportation.

By January 14, 2016

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Obama orders feds to study smart gun technology

The president asks government departments for tech-based recommendations to track lost or stolen guns and to prevent accidental gunfire.

By January 4, 2016

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Apple, Microsoft tussle with feds over access to user data

Tech companies say that user data requested by the government is encrypted and therefore inaccessible. But the government doesn't like that response.

By September 8, 2015

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New rules require feds to get warrant for cell phone surveillance

Civil liberties advocates welcome the change, but say the public will remain largely unaware if their information has been caught up in criminal investigations.

By September 3, 2015

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US senator wants feds to investigate Apple over music streaming

Al Franken is particularly concerned about whether Apple has stymied competition in the music-streaming business by controlling its own application marketplace.

By July 23, 2015

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Here are the reasons why so many hoverboards are catching fire

Buying a self-balancing scooter? You might want to think twice.

By December 22, 2015

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Fed personnel chief mum on number of employees hit by data breaches

In a Wednesday hearing, members of a congressional committee press OPM director Katherine Archuleta for numbers and details on hacks affecting federal workers.

By June 24, 2015