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Man Googles himself, discovers he's on the 'Most Wanted' list

A California man is apparently so surprised to discover that the police would rather like to catch up with him that he turns himself in.

By Mar. 15, 2014

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HBO's 'Silicon Valley': At play in the fields of the techies

The premiere of HBO's most anticipated series offered naivete, brutality, hope and despair. No, we're not talking about "Game of Thrones." We're talking about Mike Judge's "Silicon Valley."

By Apr. 7, 2014

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House narrowly rejects bid to curb NSA domestic surveillance

Politicians fail to block National Security Agency's domestic surveillance program that vacuums up Americans' phone call metadata. But privacy advocates say they're encouraged.

By Jul. 24, 2013

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DC protestors stand with Snowden to fight surveillance

Edward Snowden wasn't there in the flesh at this weekend's Stop Watching Us rally. But he participated by way of a statement, calling for NSA reform and reminding politicos that the public is watching them.

By Oct. 26, 2013

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Winklevoss twins on Bitcoin: Time to work with the Feds

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, who parlayed Facebook cash into a multimillion dollar Bitcoin stake, say making money means working with the Feds. Meanwhile, the Bitcoin Foundation is about to hire its first D.C. lobbyist.

By May. 18, 2013

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Google likes pot more than Facebook

While Facebook rejects pro-marijuana ads placed by organizations such as the Libertarian Party and Just Say Now, Google has reportedly accepted them with a grin.

By Aug. 25, 2010

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Don't Glass and drive -- lawmakers seek to ban Google Glass on the road

West Virginia lawmakers are already pouncing on the existence of Google Glass and introducing a bill that would prohibit drivers from making a spectacle of themselves.

By Mar. 23, 2013

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Police would need warrants for e-mail, phone tracking, bill says

Rep. Zoe Lofgren, whose district includes the heart of Silicon Valley, announces another attempt at a privacy bill that's certain to be opposed by law enforcement organizations.

By Mar. 6, 2013

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VCs' next big things: Big data, drugs, and education

Five of the most influential tech investors, including Peter Thiel and Reid Hoffman, highlight their top 10 trends for the next five years during a panel discussion.

By May. 23, 2012

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3D-printed 'Liberator' gun fires first successful shot

The gun debate expands to include plastic firearms that can be printed at home, with lawmakers expressing concerns about new technology.

By May. 6, 2013