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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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Obama to hit on cybersecurity at upcoming summit

The president plans to visit the San Francisco Bay Area to meet with leaders in cybersecurity and discuss how to best move forward in preventing hacks and cyberattacks.

By February 6, 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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Homeland Security Department to open Silicon Valley office

The government is increasingly turning its attention to hacking and cybersecurity issues. Now it's opening a new office in hopes of working with the talent that powers Silicon Valley's biggest tech firms.

By April 21, 2015

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House approves controversial cybersecurity bill

Opponents worry that data-sharing legislation could lead to increased government surveillance.

By April 22, 2015

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Young Minecraft players invited to design the perfect park

The State Government of Adelaide, Australia, has asked young Minecraft players to design their perfect park in-game.

By April 22, 2015

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Obama puts 'malicious cyber actors' on notice

A new executive order lets the US Attorney General and the Secretaries of Treasury and State go after cyberattackers "where it really hurts -- at their bottom line."

By April 1, 2015

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G20 world leaders' personal information leaked in 'email error'

Australian G20 organisers have been left red-faced after it was revealed an email autofill error led to a leak of passport details for 31 world leaders, including Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin and more.

By March 30, 2015

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Silk Road is 'Napster all over again,' says 'Deep Web' filmmaker

The director of a new film about Silk Road says he found striking parallels between the issues surrounding the online drug bazaar and Napster, the original music-sharing service.

By March 16, 2015

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Sailfish Secure wants to be an Android alternative safe from spies' prying eyes

In the wake of government surveillance and widespread hack attacks, Finnish company Jolla has revealed a new privacy-focused operating system.

By March 2, 2015