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Latest X Prize aims to measure acid in oceans

The $2 million challenge tasks competitors with accurately measuring ocean acidification, a step toward improving the health of our seas and inspiring new market-based uses of the oceans.

By Sep. 9, 2013

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Amid political pressure, FCC to propose Net neutrality fix

The FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler says he has a plan to re-instate the agency's Open Internet rules, which the public will hear about in more detail in the "coming days."

By Feb. 11, 2014

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Presidential task force said to recommend overhaul of NSA

Nonbinding suggestions propose sweeping changes at the agency, including shifting its leadership from the military to civilians, sources tell the Wall Street Journal.

By Dec. 13, 2013

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U.S. senators: No time to lose on strengthening cybersecurity

Four U.S. senators sound a warning on cybersecurity, comparing our time to the days prior to September 11, 2001--the system is blinking red, and we are failing to connect the dots. Again.

By Mar. 6, 2012

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Bitcoin is a legitimate form of 'currency,' a federal judge rules

The virtual currency gains a measure of legitimacy in the prosecution of a man accused of running a Bitcoin-inspired Ponzi scheme.

By Aug. 7, 2013

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Welcome to the era of Total Information Awareness and ain't it grand?

The problem isn't the National Security Agency. It's the Patriot Act and what it represents as we watch the modern surveillance state take shape -- in secret.

By Jun. 6, 2013

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Bitcoin-based credit card reportedly due in two months

BitInstant is close to introducing an international credit/debit card based on the peer-to-peer currency, according to an alleged interview with the exchange service's co-founder.

By Aug. 21, 2012

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Apple dodged paying billions in taxes, subcommittee says

A senate panel releases a lengthy report detailing how the tech company used offshore corporate structures to avoid paying billions in U.S. taxes.

By May. 20, 2013

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Samsung RF712 laptop has retina-searing 3D display

Samsung reckons its new RF712 laptop will deliver industry-leading brightness, which should counteract the effect tinted 3D glasses have on picture quality.

By Apr. 28, 2011

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WordPress begins accepting Bitcoin for service upgrades

The popular blogging platform will accept the controversial peer-to-peer currency without the traditional "confirmations" for establishing a trustworthy reputation.

By Nov. 15, 2012