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Why strong female Star Wars role models matter

Commentary: For May the Fourth, CNET's Bonnie Burton explains why we should keep demanding that women like Princess Leia, Rey and Ahsoka Tano populate our Star Wars world.

By May 4, 2016

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'Onward Kasich': Ted Cruz exit rallies tweets, memes

The Republican candidate drops out of the presidential race and the Internet drops into comedy mode.

By May 3, 2016

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The new Senate encryption bill, explained (The 3:59, Ep. 28)

On today's podcast, Ben enlists retired lawyer Iyaz Akhtar to delve into the "Compliance with Court Orders Act of 2016."

By April 14, 2016

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US senators push forward on encryption bill. Cue warnings we'll all be hacked

Lawmakers say it will help prevent terror attacks and other crimes. But cybersecurity experts warn it will make us all more vulnerable to hacking.

By April 13, 2016

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FBI spills iPhone hacking secret to senators

Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California has a briefing with the FBI about how it got into the iPhone in the Apple vs. FBI saga. And she's not the only one offered a meeting.

By April 6, 2016

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Volkswagen should lose its fuel credits, US senator says

The automaker could face even more fines if its diesel vehicles can't meet both US fuel and emissions standards.

By October 30, 2015

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Security trumps privacy as Senate passes controversial cyber bill

The Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, known as CISA, could make it easier for the government to abuse citizens' civil liberties, opponents say.

By October 27, 2015

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Silicon Valley's opposition to cybersecurity bill mounts as US Senate prepares to vote

A controversial bill that aims to thwart hacking highlights the tension between the need for security and the desire for privacy.

By October 26, 2015

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US senator wants feds to investigate Apple over music streaming

Al Franken is particularly concerned about whether Apple has stymied competition in the music-streaming business by controlling its own application marketplace.

By July 23, 2015

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Senator Lindsey Graham shows how to smash your phone

Technically Incorrect: After Donald Trump revealed the senator's cell phone number, the phone had to be destroyed. But how to do it properly?

By July 22, 2015