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Not even the National Security Agency is immune to carelessness, according to noted leaker Edward Snowden. The agency’s operatives can get lazy, and sometimes they leave behind files inside the servers they’ve hacked.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership, a controversial trade deal supported by many U.S. tech companies, is on death row, with both major party presidential candidates opposed.
The U.S. presidential campaign has shined a spotlight on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a proposed trade deal that’s simmered on the back burner for years.
An anonymous group claims to have stolen hacking tools that might belong to the NSA and is auctioning them off to the highest bidder.
Tech issues went largely ignored when U.S. presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton laid out their economics plans in speeches this week.
Russia has fined Google US$6.8 million for preloading some of its own apps on Android smartphones in violation of the country's antitrust laws.
A new organization that will perform key internet domain name system functions has been formed, suggesting that a proposed transition to a global governance model could be completed this year despite opposition from some U.S. lawmakers and advocacy groups.
Pakistan’s National Assembly has passed a cybercrime bill that provides for censorship of the internet and could also be misused by the vagueness of some of its definitions.
Ecuador has granted a request from Swedish prosecutors to question WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange at its embassy in London, where he has been holed up for over four years.
Some city-funded broadband networks may be in trouble after a U.S. appeals court struck down Federal Communications Commission rules that prohibited states from restricting those projects.
The White House has released its Federal Source Code policy that promotes reuse of new source code developed by government agencies across the federal government.
The U.S. Marine Corps is testing a pocket-sized drone that can deliver live video feeds from three cameras and is small enough that it's almost invisible from the ground.
AT&T will pay a US$7.75 million fine for allowing suspected illegal drug operations to add millions of dollars of bogus directory assistance charges to its customers' land-line telephone bills, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission said.
A group of privacy advocates and internet providers has filed a new challenge to the UK government's use of bulk hacking abroad.
Google parent company Alphabet will begin testing a drone delivery service at a U.S. Federal Aviation Administration site in an effort to overcome any hurdles, the White House says.