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First Heartbleed attack reported; taxpayer data stolen

Canadian police arrest a man they say used the notorious bug to nab about 900 social insurance numbers, along with other possible data.

By April 16, 2014

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Senators to IRS: Don't snoop on taxpayers' private messages

A dozen senators, including Democrats and Republicans, want the IRS to pledge publicly not to snoop on Americans' Twitter and Facebook messages and other correspondence without a warrant.

By April 17, 2013

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IRS remains mum on taxpayers' e-mail privacy rights

The IRS is not answering questions about internal documents showing the agency believes Americans have "generally no privacy" in their e-mail, Facebook chats, and Twitter direct messages.

By April 15, 2013

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Wikileaks' Julian Assange: I'm still here

Two years after he took refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, lawyers for the controversial Wikileaks honcho rally for another attempt to secure his freedom.

By June 18, 2014

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Tesla's latest (and perhaps greatest) endorser: Bill O'Reilly

Having just one year ago said it was a waste of taxpayers' money, the Fox News icon lavishes garlands on Elon Musk's car.

By April 1, 2014

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Tax dodgers beware: IRS could be watching your social media

The IRS is said to be data mining Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other sites for info that could come handy in audits.

By April 15, 2014

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How reliable is the Government's new broadband speed tester?

As the Australian Government releases a broadband speed tester allowing users to check download speeds, one expert doubts how effective such tools can be.

By April 10, 2014

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Guess the crazy price of Captain America's shield

With "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" hitting theaters soon, it's time to look at the real-life price tag for turning Steve Rogers into a superhero.

By March 27, 2014

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Google donates $6.8 million to San Francisco youth bus rides

Amid protests over high-tech commuter buses, the Web giant gives the city a massive donation to fund low-income students' transportation.

By February 27, 2014

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San Francisco to charge for tech buses using city stops

SF Mayor Ed Lee announces a program that would require shuttle buses used by tech companies to pay up for using stops designated for city public transit.

By January 6, 2014