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End of Windows XP Support Spells Trouble for Some

Microsoft will end support for the persistently popular Windows XP on Tuesday.

04/07/2014

A Thursday blog post from the social media company’s global legal policy chief, Jeremy Kessel, states that privacy and transparency with Twitter customers is eroded by restrictions put on how much information they can disclose on government requests for information. (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

In this handout provided by Microsoft, Kurt DelBene, President of Microsoft Office Division, left, and Neil Stevens, Vice President and General Manager of Skype Global Consumer attend a news conference about Microsoft's purchase of Skype on May 10, 2011 in London, England. (credit: JSang Tan/Microsoft via Getty Images)

White House Taps Microsoft Executive To Run Obamacare Website

A Microsoft executive has been tapped to run HealthCare.gov.

12/17/2013

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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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5 Pros and Cons of Xbox for Microsoft

As Microsoft begins selling its first new Xbox in eight years on Friday, some critics say the company should spin the gaming unit off.

11/22/2013

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Report: Obamacare Website Two Times Larger Than Facebook, Apple’s OS X, And Windows XP Combined

As the White House tries to fix the disastrous rollout of Healthcare.gov and Republicans try to make political hay out of the websites’ problems, computer experts are trying to figure out just what exactly is in the program.

10/24/2013

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Government, Top Websites Battle In Court Over Surveillance Disclosure

A federal court should not permit five leading Internet companies to reveal how often they are ordered to turn over information about their customers in national security investigations, the government argued in papers released Wednesday.

10/03/2013

Microsoft is asking a court to let it disclose data on national security orders the company has received under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)

Microsoft Requests To Disclose FISA National Security Data

Microsoft is asking a court to let it disclose data on national security orders the company has received under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.

06/27/2013

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Google Asks Obama Administration To Publish More US Gov’t Information

Google is asking the Obama administration for permission to disclose more details about the U.S. government’s demands for email and other personal information transmitted online in an effort to distance itself from an Internet dragnet.

06/11/2013

The Homeland Security Department expects applications for high-skilled immigration visas to outpace the available supply in a matter of days, one of the fastest runs on the much-sought-after work permits in years and a sign of continued economic recovery amid new hiring by U.S. technology companies. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Homeland Security Dept. Expects Massive Work Permit Increase For US Tech Jobs

The Homeland Security Department expects applications for high-skilled immigration visas to outpace the available supply in a matter of days, one of the fastest runs on the much-sought-after work permits in years and a sign of continued economic recovery amid new hiring by U.S. technology companies.

04/02/2013

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