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Twitter’s CEO says that ISIS militants have used personal death threats against him and the company’s staff in response to the shutting down of the Islamic State’s accounts. (Photo Credit: Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)

Twitter Threatens To Sue Obama Administration Over Gov’t Surveillance Requests

Twitter is prepared to sue the Obama administration for the right to disclose more detailed information on surveillance requests it receives from the government.

02/06/2014

New Android app lets you see exactly how often you use your smartphone. (Getty Images)

Smartphone App Tells You If You’re Using Your Smartphone Too Much

Free Android app called Menthal gives you detailed information about your smartphone usage.

01/29/2014

Google's Eric Schmidt says even if he knew about the NSA activity beforehand, he couldn't have done anything about it. (Getty Images)

Google Exec Says NSA Spying Was A Surprise To Him

Eric Schmidt tells The Guardian the NSA did not inform him about its data gathering program.

01/23/2014

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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