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Tech leaders urge Senate to beef up NSA reform bill

Apple and Google are among the firms saying the bill passed by the House is watered down. Will the Senate restore some of the original safeguards?

By June 5, 2014

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Patent reform bill targeting patent trolls shelved in Senate

Bill aimed at reducing patent litigation removed from agenda after lawmakers failed to reach agreement on key details.

By May 21, 2014

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A century of the best of the U.S. Air Force (pictures)

From B-52s to B-2s to the B-29 that dropped the atomic bomb that ended World War II, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force has it all. CNET's Daniel Terdiman visited as part of Road Trip 2013.

32 Images July 22, 2013

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NSA Senate oversight bill may handcuff U.S. companies

Proposal that supposedly increases oversight of the National Security Agency instead could hinder companies trying to challenge warrantless demands for their confidential customer data.

By July 9, 2013

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Feinstein excoriates CIA for spying on Senate committee

Sen. Dianne Feinstein blasts CIA chief John Brennan for allegedly spying on Senate Intelligence Committee computers, whom Edward Snowden then accused of hypocrisy.

By March 11, 2014

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John McCain laughs off iPhone poker during Senate hearing

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee must have spouted things Sen. John McCain has heard before. He was caught playing iPhone poker. On Twitter, he complains that he lost.

By September 3, 2013

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Senator: Saverin has turned his back on U.S.

Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) announces new legislation seeking to make an example of Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, who recently renounced his U.S. citizenship. Schumer proposed legislation that would deny U.S. visas to anyone who is believed to have renounced their U.S. citizenship to avoid taxes.

May 17, 2012

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U.S. senators take aim at Saverin over citizenship move

Sens. Charles Schumer and Bob Casey will host a news conference to outline plans to crack down on anyone who renounces citizenship to avoid paying taxes.

By May 17, 2012

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Senate panel launches inquiry in Bitcoin, other virtual currencies

Following suit with other government bodies, the Committee on Homeland Security asks financial regulators and law enforcement agencies to report on "threats and risks related to virtual currency."

By August 13, 2013

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CIA admits to spying on Senate committee

After months of denials, CIA Director John Brennan apologizes for spying on Senate Intelligence Committee computers.

By July 31, 2014