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GAO piracy report: A deeper look

MPAA and RIAA have argued digital piracy hurts the nation's overall economy, but GAO report says that's nearly impossible to measure.

By April 13, 2010

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GAO to FCC: Wireless users need more protection

Government Accountability Office says Thursday that the FCC needs to do more to protect subscribers who are dissatisfied with their service.

By December 10, 2009

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GAO calls rush to field F-35 strike-fighter not 'prudent'

F-35 Lighting project, considered the linchpin of the military's plan to modernize its tactical air forces, is found to be over budget and behind schedule.

By March 16, 2009

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Price overruns for nuke detectors likely to be in the billions, says GAO

Five-fold increase in nuclear detector portal cost likely not the end of it, says GAO report.

By September 24, 2008

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GAO: Voting machines not to blame for Florida irregularities

But computer scientists argue government tests were too limited to rule out technological glitches during contested '06 congressional race. Paper trails, they say, are the best answer.

By February 8, 2008

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GAO: Lots of data breaches, not a lot of fraud

Auditors say only a fraction of largest intrusions in recent years showed clear evidence of resulting identity theft, but they admit that's not always easy to gauge.

By July 6, 2007

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Concept tire uses color-coding to monitor treadwear

If the Discolor Tyre concept tire turns orange, then it's time for a new set.

By December 31, 2012

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Congress should avoid knee-jerk reactions to patent trolls

commentary Yes, patent trolls are a big problem, but recent legislative proposals are poorly thought out and won't resolve the issue.

By November 9, 2013

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Dresses writhe and glow only when someone is looking

Designer Ying Gao created two interactive dresses that move and light up when the built-in eye trackers detect a gaze.

By June 25, 2013

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Feds raise questions about big media's piracy claims

Piracy appears to be a drain on industry and tax revenue, but GAO says data unreliable. Report raises questions about film, music sectors' piracy claims.

By April 12, 2010