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US government rebuffs Aereo's first shot at rebooting

The US Copyright Office says the online-TV startup doesn't qualify -- yet -- for a content license that would let it restart streaming.

By July 17, 2014

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Chinese hackers target US government workers -- report

The hackers were looking for information on federal employees who have top-secret clearance, according to The New York Times.

By July 10, 2014

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Japanese government plans to remove SIM locks for phones

Subscribers in Japan are currently locked into a mobile carrier at expensive monthly rates when buying a subsidised phone. A new government initiative will remove the SIM locks on phones to allow for freedom of choice.

By June 29, 2014

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​Government threatens legal action for Sydney UberX drivers

UberX drivers in Sydney are now being issued with warning letters from the government threatening legal action and significant fines if they continue to drive for the ridesharing service.

By June 17, 2014

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Government spies work in Vodafone exchanges, network admits

The world's second largest telecommunications network reveals the extent of government snooping on its network in 29 countries.

By June 6, 2014

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Japan putting 'full weight' of government behind fuel-cell vehicles

The Japanese government is getting behind fuel-cell vehicles in a big way. This follows recent comments from a Toyota executive that battery-powered cars are not the future of long-range alternative fuel cars.

By May 28, 2014

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​Victorian Government threatens to prosecute UberX drivers

The battle between Uber and the authorities has escalated, with the Victorian Taxi Services Commission saying it will prosecute "repeat offenders" caught driving for Melbourne's UberX ridesharing service.

By May 27, 2014

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Government gag orders violate free speech, tech giants contend

Yahoo, Google, Microsoft, Facebook want clearance to disclose what type of national security info requests they get.

By May 23, 2014

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China bans Windows 8 from government computers

Government ties the decision to security concerns, though it's unclear what will replace the still-widely-used Windows XP.

By May 20, 2014

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UPS delivers government drone to unsuspecting man

For reasons that seem a touch murky, a man receives what appears to be a PUMA Unmanned Aircraft System sent by a government entity. Why him?

By May 6, 2014