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An overwhelming majority of Americans feel a complete lack of control over the privacy of their personal information, with 91 percent of U.S. adults agreeing that consumers “have lost control” over how companies and the government collect and use their personal data.   (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Google: Data Requests From Governments On The Rise

Google says government requests in the first half of 2013 increased nearly 70 percent compared to the second half of 2012.

12/20/2013

President Barack Obama is meeting Tuesday with executives from leading technology companies, including Google, Twitter and Apple. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘I Wish Things Were That Ruthlessly Efficient’

President Barack Obama is meeting Tuesday with executives from leading technology companies, including Google, Twitter and Apple.

12/17/2013

Google homepage (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Big Tech Companies Lash Out at Government Snooping

Silicon Valley is escalating pressure on President Barack Obama to curb the U.S. government surveillance programs that vacuum personal information off the Internet and threaten the technology industry’s financial livelihood.

12/09/2013

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Database Discovered With Over 2 Million Stolen Login Credentials

Researchers have found a database with over two million stolen login credentials for popular sites including Facebook, Google, Twitter, and Yahoo.

12/04/2013

Twenty percent of drivers say they would buy a fully computer-operated vehicle, and 90 percent would switch to an autonomous vehicle if they could get cheaper car insurance.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Survey: 90 Percent Of Drivers Consider Self-Driving Car For Cheaper Insurance

Twenty percent of drivers say they would buy a fully computer-operated vehicle, and 90 percent would switch to an autonomous vehicle if they could get cheaper car insurance.

11/20/2013

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Va., D.C. Get Part of $17 Million Google Privacy Settlement

Thirty-seven states and the District of Columbia are sharing a $17 million settlement from Google over privacy practices.

11/19/2013

The Obama administration's top national security lawyers on Monday rejected the idea that the government should stop collecting copies of every American's telephone records every day, telling an independent oversight board that it would lose valuable time if each time it launched a terror investigation it had to seek the private billing records from individual phone companies.  (Photo Illustration by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

NSA, FBI Lawyers: Personal Data And Phone Records Must Be Kept By Government

The Obama administration’s top national security lawyers on Monday rejected the idea that the government should stop collecting copies of every American’s telephone records every day, telling an independent oversight board that it would lose valuable time if each time it launched a terror investigation it had to seek the private billing records from individual phone companies.

11/04/2013

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Obama Gets More Tech Help To Fix Healthcare Site

The Obama administration has recruited engineers from several prominent technology companies to help fix the problems preventing people from signing up for government-mandated health insurance.

10/31/2013

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Study: Self-Driving Cars Would Eliminate Majority Of Traffic Deaths, Congestion

In some ways, computers make ideal drivers: They don’t drink and then climb behind the wheel.

10/24/2013

They do such a good job, in fact, that a new study says self-driving cars and trucks hold the potential to transform driving by eliminating the majority of traffic deaths, significantly reducing congestion and providing tens of billions of dollars in economic benefits. (ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Self-Driving Cars Would Eliminate Majority Of Traffic Deaths, Congestion

A new study says self-driving cars and trucks hold the potential to transform driving by eliminating the majority of traffic deaths, significantly reducing congestion and providing tens of billions of dollars in economic benefits.

10/23/2013

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