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Government blows heads off to make you think twice about fireworks

It's July 4, and the US Consumer Product Safety Commission wants you to be extra careful while you celebrate.

By July 4, 2015

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US government log-ins, passwords easy to find on the open Web, researcher says

A CIA-backed technology company says it's spotted credentials connected with the departments of Defense, Justice, Treasury and Energy, as well as the CIA itself.

By June 25, 2015

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How the future of US wireless service hangs on a government auction

The name of the game is spectrum, and the carriers are jockeying for rules that could determine the ultimate winners and losers of the wireless wars.

By June 22, 2015

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Australia's 'internet filter': Government passes site-blocking laws

Australian Parliament passes controversial new laws allowing rights holders to force service providers to block websites deemed to be facilitating piracy, but critics have slammed it as nothing more than an "internet filter."

By June 22, 2015

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Whiny potholes tweet at local government when hit by cars (Tomorrow Daily 187)

Khail and Ashley wonder what other civic woes can be solved by self-tweeting objects, investigate a new kind of VR camera and watch an origami robot self-assemble, walk, climb, dig and dissolve. #TDPothole

By June 2, 2015

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Panama potholes get fixed after tweeting out post-impact complaints (Tomorrow Daily 187)

We love the idea behind these auto-tweeting potholes: cars hit the potholes, a sensor sitting inside the crater sends out a tweet describing the impact and local public works departments get asked for a fix. Clever and functional!

By June 2, 2015

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Smartphone 'kill switch' law takes effect in California

Starting July 1, smartphones sold in the state must come with software that lets users lock a stolen phone so it can't be used, making it harder to resell. Crime statistics show the tech is already working.

By July 1, 2015

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Americans don't trust government or corporations with their privacy, Pew Survey says

Technically Incorrect: Only 6 percent of adults say they are "very confident" that government agencies will keep their records secure.

By May 20, 2015

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Uber fights back in Europe, files complaints against governments

The ride-hailing company says France, Germany and Spain broke European Union laws by trying to ban its service.

By April 1, 2015

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Facebook: Governments still clamoring for user data

During the second half of 2014, the total number of government data requests rose slightly to 35,051, with the US and India leading the way, Facebook reports.

By March 16, 2015