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Heartbleed coder admits 'oversight' but backs open source

The programmer who inadvertently introduced the Heartbleed bug to the Internet on New Year's Eve 2011 reckons the fact it was eventually spotted proves the value of open source.

By April 11, 2014

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DOJ wiggles on Apple e-book remedies but not oversight

The US Department of Justice says it's willing to cut the length of an injunction against Apple in half to five years but says having an external monitor is required.

By August 23, 2013

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Fight or flight: Amazon gets tough with the FAA

Amazon says if the US agency won't play, its drone operations will end up overseas. We'll see whether that threat gets off the ground.

By December 10, 2014

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Oversight: Crowdsourcing the NSA's surveillance programs

Geek comedian Tom Scott imagines citizen volunteers accessing the real-time data store of spy agencies to help keep the country safe.

By August 6, 2013

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How to add a battery gauge to Windows 8's Start screen

You can add one in the form of a live tile, but it's a little tricky. Here's how!

By December 10, 2014

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Apple 'offended' by BBC claim that factories violate labor rights

An executive sends a memo to employees to dismiss BBC reporting that claims Chinese workers at an Apple supplier continue to be treated poorly.

By December 19, 2014

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NSA Senate oversight bill may handcuff U.S. companies

Proposal that supposedly increases oversight of the National Security Agency instead could hinder companies trying to challenge warrantless demands for their confidential customer data.

By July 9, 2013

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Mega political? Kim Dotcom to bring Internet Party to US

The Internet Party is slated to come to the US in 2015, according to Dotcom, who describes himself as an "Internet freedom fighter."

By December 2, 2014

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World of Warcraft servers taken down by DDoS

The launch of the Warlords of Draenor expansion has been beset by issues, including server overload and a DDoS attack.

By November 16, 2014

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Microsoft embraces Skype video singing praises of the MacBook

To celebrate the world's first digital orchestra staying in sync with Skype, Microsoft features a video showing an array of MacBooks. A new Redmond?

By November 14, 2014