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Unrest in Baltimore means big business for Taser

The past year of debate and strife in cities nationwide has pushed law enforcement agencies to begin adopting body cameras. The result: shares of body camera makers are soaring.

By May 1, 2015

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Lawmakers push feds to investigate Verizon's use of 'supercookies'

Concerned about privacy, three Democrats in the US Senate are asking the FCC and FTC to investigate Verizon's use of "supercookies" to track the online activities of millions of mobile customers.

By February 7, 2015

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Raytheon buys control of cybersecurity firm Websense

Missile maker Raytheon spends $1.9 billion on joint venture to build "defense-grade solutions" that help companies protect themselves against hacks.

By April 20, 2015

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Airbnb: Let us pay hotel taxes in New York

The service for peer-to-peer home rentals sends a letter to all members of the New York State Legislature asking for the law to be changed to allow it to collect taxes on behalf of its hosts and guests.

By April 15, 2015

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UN should ban 'killer robots' before it's too late, report urges

Human rights watchdogs want the UN to put an end to the fully autonomous and weaponized drones before they even exist.

By April 9, 2015

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Google joins Apple, others in calling for spying controls, as Patriot Act vote nears

With a key, spying-related section of the Patriot Act up for reauthorization, tech heavyweights team up with other groups in outlining "essential" changes to US surveillance policies.

By March 26, 2015

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Amazon blasts FAA on pace of drone regulation process

The e-commerce giant says the permit it was just granted is for an aerial vehicle that is already obsolete.

By March 24, 2015

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Amazon gets FAA clearance to test delivery drones

Certificate allows the Internet retail giant to conduct research, development and crew training for its Prime Air delivery drones.

By March 19, 2015

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Florida police seek to stop Craigslist crimes

The growing number of crimes and attacks related to online classifieds has states like Florida seeking ways to make these transactions safer.

By March 20, 2015

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Republican legislation to 'fix' Net neutrality may not be dead

Two Democrats offer a glimmer of hope to Senate Republicans looking to revive a bill that would put the FCC's rules preserving an open Internet into law, but with key differences. But there are major sticking points.

By March 19, 2015