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Over 22M Social Security numbers stolen in OPM hacks, agency says

Up until now, the number of people affected by recent hacks of US government databases was a mystery. Also compromised were more than 1 million fingerprints.

By July 9, 2015


Doctors' app scares people from their screens -- for their own good

Technically Incorrect: A group of Belgian optometrists say that you need to regularly avert your eyes from the screen. So they create an app that regularly sends you disturbing images.

By October 8, 2015


Collision avoidance tech should be standard on all cars, US safety agency says

Currently available only as an option on certain cars, the sensor-driven technology should be installed on all automobiles and shouldn't cost the buyer extra, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.

By June 9, 2015


UK spy agency's Internet surveillance was illegal, court rules

The Investigatory Powers Tribunal says that until December, the GCHQ was violating human rights dictates -- but now is in compliance with the law.

By February 6, 2015


T-Mobile violated US labor laws, agency judge rules

The US carrier blocked its workers from organizing or even discussing problems at work and has been ordered to revise its policies.

By March 19, 2015


Chasing the Silicon Valley dream is harder than you'd think

The CNET News team ventured out this summer to see how the world's innovation hot spots compared with the San Francisco Bay Area. Here's what we learned during Road Trip 2015.

By September 27, 2015


Apple: Here's how we try to protect your privacy

An updated privacy page from the iPhone maker details how it tries to safeguard your privacy with each of its offerings, from Apple Pay to iCloud.

By September 29, 2015


Edward Snowden joins Twitter: A public platform for a privacy advocate

The move to the popular social media service makes Snowden, the man who revealed government surveillance programs, more publicly accessible.

By September 29, 2015


US to form new agency to coordinate efforts tackling cyberthreats

The new Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center will be able to gather intelligence across multiple sectors of government during a crisis, reports The Washington Post.

By February 10, 2015


Snowden backs international campaign to outlaw mass surveillance

Edward Snowden, the NSA contractor who leaked documents to the press, wants the United Nations to pass a proposal to end mass snooping by governments and also protect whistle-blowers like himself.

By September 24, 2015