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Human gene editing is about to happen, but don't freak out just yet

Commentary: A British research team has gotten the go-ahead to edit the DNA of a human embryo using breakthrough tech that could cure cancer -- or bring on a comic-book-style mutant apocalypse.

By February 5, 2016

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Law enforcement's encryption claims overblown, study finds

The surge in Internet-connected devices will offer ample new surveillance opportunities, according to a Harvard study.

By February 1, 2016

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Apple's Cook to address White House cyber summit, report says

A cybersecurity summit on Friday at Stanford will outline how President Obama aims to get the US government and technology companies collaborating on issues of national security.

By February 10, 2015

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Federal government to start accepting Apple Pay in fall

Apple CEO Tim Cook announces at a White House-sponsored cybersecurity summit that Apple Pay will be available for some transactions with the federal government starting in September. It may some day be integrated with Social Security.

February 13, 2015

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President Obama signs executive order for information sharing (video)

At a cybersecurity summit at Stanford University, President Barack Obama signs an order calling for standards and processes for government and companies to share information in the fight against hacks and cybercrimes.

February 13, 2015

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Obama signs information-sharing order as privacy question looms

At a cybersecurity summit held on the Stanford University campus, President Obama outlines a plan for companies and the US government to share information and fend off cyberattacks.

By February 13, 2015

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Apple's Cook: 'Everyone has a right to privacy and security'

CEO Tim Cook, speaking at President Barack Obama's cybersecurity summit, also says consumers will be able to use Apple Pay at government locations, like national parks, in September.

By February 13, 2015

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German government denies Windows 'back door' claims

The German government doles out common-sense advice on using Windows 8 and TPM 2.0 chips in conjunction, but it's distorted by some observers into wild claims of "back doors."

By August 22, 2013

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Web 2.0 Summit goes beyond the Web (roundup)

This year's Web 2.0 Summit is hardly limited to the Internet. In addition to Web startups, featured speakers are talking about what to expect next from Dell, Foursquare, and even Angry Birds.

By October 19, 2011

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Ballmer on Bing, Xbox, Apple...oh, and Yahoo, too

Microsoft's chief executive discusses Bing, Apple, and Yahoo (briefly) at the Web 2.0 Summit.

By October 18, 2011