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Twitter-clueless Rep. Hoekstra is the new Ted Stevens

Rep. Peter Hoekstra, previously notable for Twittering a secret trip to Iraq, managed to fit a really, really cringeworthy gaffe into Twitter's 140-character limit. That takes skill.

By June 18, 2009

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Congressman twitters secret trip to Iraq

Rep. Peter Hoekstra tweets upon landing in Baghdad with a congressional delegation, and we wonder: is somebody available to revoke his BlackBerry privileges ?

By February 6, 2009

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Does Google Street View see a future in Europe?

With major conflicts over data retention, Google executive says the company may stop shooting Street View photos in Europe, but a Google rep downplays those concerns.

By March 5, 2010

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My Kindle is dead: Long live my Kindle

Peter Glaskowsky's Kindle has some kind of problem with its battery or charger, and Amazon promises to provide a replacement in one business day. Can't beat that.

By September 12, 2008

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Where Google spends its PAC money on Capitol Hill

Commentary: The company's push to gain influence in Washington increases as its Political Action Committee has spent nearly half a million dollars for 2012. You may be surprised by some of the recipients.

By August 22, 2012

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Republicans push for phone company immunity

GOP leaders hope to force a vote on a controversial rewrite of surveillance laws that would, if it became law, wipe out pending lawsuits against AT&T and others.

By April 23, 2008

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WikiLeaks: Where's Snowden? We're not saying

The U.S. government has had no success in its international efforts to secure the return of Edward Snowden for prosecution for leaking. It's not even clear what country he's in now.

By June 24, 2013

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Researchers in motion--as they move to RIM rival

BlackBerry maker and PlayBook hopeful Research In Motion has recently seen at least five members of its enterprise sales force defect to Apple, a report says.

By November 25, 2010

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WikiLeaks docs: Nuclear reprisals if bin Laden killed

Documents released nine days ago report al Qaeda's third in command promised nuclear reprisals if bin Laden were killed.

By May 3, 2011

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U.S. government targets ex-contractor over NSA leaks

Edward Snowden was a system administrator with a security clearance at Booz Allen Hamilton. Now he's on the run from the world's most powerful intelligence agency.

By June 11, 2013