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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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Will California regulators overstep on the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger?

Commentary: A 2012 law forbids the states' Public Utility Commission from regulating Internet services. But the pending merger of ISPs could allow the opportunity to do just that.

By April 13, 2015

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Veracode study pokes holes in smart-home security

An in-depth look at the security behind six well-known smart-home products shows some alarming vulnerabilities.

By April 9, 2015

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'Dallas Buyers Club' wins access to pirates' information in iiNet case

The Federal Court of Australia has handed down its judgement in a landmark piracy case between the makers of Oscar-winning film "Dallas Buyers Club" and one of Australia's largest service providers, iiNet.

By April 6, 2015

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NSA's Internet spying will cost US tech vendors $47 billion

Forrester Research says the revenue hit to US cloud and outsourcing providers is less than initially expected because international customers boosted security instead of leaving.

By April 2, 2015

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Facebook privacy probes ramp up in Europe

More countries are joining investigations that could force the social network to change its practices and potentially bring a hefty fine along with it, says The Wall Street Journal.

By April 2, 2015

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Ellen Pao waxes philosophical in post-trial tweet storm

After her loss to venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins in a sexual-discrimination case, Pao takes to Twitter to speak her mind.

By March 28, 2015

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Google Glass eyewear isn't dead, Eric Schmidt confirms

The executive chairman says that reports of Glass' death have been greatly exaggerated and that the tech remains "a big and very fundamental platform for Google."

By March 23, 2015

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FCC chief: 'No secret instructions' from Obama on Net neutrality

FCC Chairman goes to Capitol Hill to defend how the agency established its Net neutrality rules, in the first of several scheduled congressional hearings.

By March 17, 2015

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Google Play gets serious with 'expert' screening, age ratings for Android apps

Following far behind in Apple's footsteps, Google says all apps will now carry age-based content ratings and will undergo scrutiny by Google content reviewers.

By March 17, 2015