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U.S. State Department latest to crack down on 3D-printed guns

The State Department demands that Defense Distributed, which has created a series of 3D files used to print firearms, take down the files because they could violate export restrictions.

By May. 9, 2013

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State Department bureau shelled out $630K for Facebook 'likes'

An inspection report highlights the foibles of one bureau's social-media strategy and points out the Department of State's general state of confusion on how to manage all of its accounts.

By Jul. 3, 2013

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State Department unveils Innovation in Arms Control winners

The State Department sought submissions from the public on how to use modern technology to help solve some of the world's most pressing arms control and international security problems.

By Mar. 4, 2013

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Department of Energy loads 240 graphs and maps onto Flickr

Looking to be transparent, the US government agency brings data-driven energy usage charts, which include everything from crude oil production to wind generation to gasoline prices, to the web.

By Jul. 14, 2014

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State Department revokes $16.5M Kindle contract offer

After asking Amazon to negotiate a no-bid contract to provide U.S. embassies with at least 2,500 loaded Kindle Touches, the government cancels the plan.

By Aug. 16, 2012

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Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal faces probe from US states

Some states have joined the effort to investigate Comcast's proposed $45.2 billion buyout of Time Warner Cable.

By Mar. 19, 2014

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State Department offers Amazon up to $16.5M to hand out Kindles

The U.S. State Department disses the iPad and Nook in favor of the Kindle Touch -- offering the e-reader-maker a multi-million dollar no-bid contract to ship the device overseas.

By Jun. 11, 2012

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ZTE Grand S Pro (U.S. Cellular)

The Grand S Pro is a good deal with a carrier agreement, but U.S. Cellular has other phones that are faster and more reliable.

Jun. 23, 2014

3 stars Editors' rating Jun. 23, 2014

MSRP: $249.00

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Samsung SSD 850 Pro

The hefty pricing aside, the Samsung SSD 850 Pro is one of the best, if not the best, standard consumer-grade solid-state drives on the market.

Jul. 8, 2014

4.5 stars Editors' rating Jul. 8, 2014
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Top state attorneys scrutinize Target data breach

The retail chain talks with several state attorneys general about its investigation into the massive security breach and confirms it's working with the US Secret Service and the Justice Department.

By Dec. 23, 2013