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Will The NSA Hack Wreck Apple Hopes in China?

It is three weeks now since Apple inked its new deal with China Mobile giving the Cupertino company access to the subscriber ba...

Jan 7 2014, 6:16am CST

The Best "Sleeper Ideas" For Trends, Stocks, And Private Companies To Watch In 2014

The Best "Sleeper Ideas" For Trends, Stocks, And Private Companies To Watch In 2014

This is the third year in a row that I’ve asked friends and colleagues of mine to make predictions for the coming year. In the...

Jan 6 2014, 10:16pm CST

China's Relaxation Of Its One-Child Policy Is A Bright Spot From 2013

China's Relaxation Of Its One-Child Policy Is A Bright Spot From 2013

By Scott Beaulier As the year came to an end, there were plenty of things from 2013 to look back on and be pessimistic about. E...

Jan 6 2014, 9:36pm CST

Is Sacramento The World's Capital of Internet Privacy Regulation?

Is Sacramento The World's Capital of Internet Privacy Regulation?

It’s only two hours between Sacramento, California’s state capitol, and the Silicon Valley, the world’s technology capital, but...

Jan 6 2014, 11:16am CST

30 Under 30: The Top Young Lawyers, Policymakers And Power Players

30 Under 30: The Top Young Lawyers, Policymakers And Power Players

It’s never easy for FORBES staffers to sniff out the 30 best and brightest Millennials making an impact on their fields. In law...

Jan 6 2014, 6:56am CST

The Worst, Most Disappointing And Controversial Video Game Moments Of 2013

The Worst, Most Disappointing And Controversial Video Game Moments Of 2013

Plenty of controversy hounded the video game industry in 2013, though I’m not sure any of it was quite as hot-blooded as the co...

Jan 3 2014, 4:36pm CST

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Government moves to appeal surveillance ruling

Government lawyers appeal ruling that threatens NSA phone surveillance program WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama admini...

Jan 3 2014, 2:56pm CST

Cambridge's Head of Cryptography: I Would Abolish MI5

Cambridge's Head of Cryptography: I Would Abolish MI5

Privacy campaigner and Cambridge University’s Head of Cryptography Professor Ross J Anderson has suggested one way to begin sta...

Jan 3 2014, 9:36am CST

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9 Big Trends For 2014 (You Won't Believe What's #9)

It’s 2014! This blog is about analyzing all the big trends that affect the world. So here are, in no particular order, and conc...

Jan 3 2014, 6:26am CST

Dimon, Zuckerberg, Obama, Bezos, And More: Memorable Quotes Of 2013

Dimon, Zuckerberg, Obama, Bezos, And More: Memorable Quotes Of 2013

2013 saw more than its fair share of major storylines, everything from the gravity-defying performance of the equity markets to...

Jan 1 2014, 7:26pm CST

My 5 Predictions for 2014

My 5 Predictions for 2014

I am uncharacteristically optimistic about the coming year–at least as it relates to my primary focus of technology’s impact on...

Jan 1 2014, 3:06pm CST

Protecting Your Privacy From Corporations, The Government And You

Protecting Your Privacy From Corporations, The Government And You

Thanks in part to Edward Snowden’s revelations of NSA snooping, privacy was a dominant theme in 2013 and will continue to be in...

Dec 31 2013, 4:41pm CST

Markets Finish 2013 With Record Highs

Markets Finish 2013 With Record Highs

Fittingly, a record-breaking 2013 finished with one last record-breaking day: on the last day of the year, the Dow and the S&am...

Dec 31 2013, 3:51pm CST

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Appelbaum's Extraordinarily Disingenuous Claims About NSA Penetration Of Apple's iPhones

Jacob Appelbaum has yet another revelation from the Edward Snowden trove of documents: that the NSA has a backdoor into all of...

Dec 31 2013, 2:38pm CST

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Appelbaum's Extraordinarily Disingenuous Claims About NSA Penetration Of Apple's iPhones

Jacob Appelbaum has yet another revelation from the Edward Snowden trove of documents: that the NSA has a backdoor into all of...

Dec 31 2013, 12:36pm CST

The NSA Reportedly Has Total Access To The Apple iPhone

The NSA Reportedly Has Total Access To The Apple iPhone

As with most good stories, revelations of the NSA spy program will almost certainly keep getting worse before anything gets bet...

Dec 30 2013, 6:11pm CST

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Privacy advocate exposes NSA spy gear at gathering

Infected iPhones, radar wave devices, and more: Activist pulls curtain back on NSA spy gear LONDON (AP) — A well-...

Dec 30 2013, 4:31pm CST

2013 -- Buck Naked on the Web

2013 -- Buck Naked on the Web

In 2013, as our own individual emperors, we finally comprehended that we were buck naked on the Web and on our cell phones. Not...

Dec 30 2013, 4:31pm CST

The Most Science Fictional News Stories Of 2013 In Pictures

The Most Science Fictional News Stories Of 2013 In Pictures

In his 2005 novel Accelerando, science fiction author and futurist Charles Stross wrote a collection of stories about the accel...

Dec 30 2013, 8:11am CST

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Google's Schmidt Discusses Possible Internet Censorship In Russia,Moving Servers Out Of U.S.

Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google, believes Russia might follow China in censoring the Internet. Speaking at the recen...

Dec 30 2013, 12:05am CST

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Report: NSA intercepts computer deliveries

Report lifts lid on NSA hacker unit, says US spies intercept computer deliveries to plant bugs LONDON (AP) — A Ge...

Dec 29 2013, 12:06pm CST

Report: NSA Intercepting Laptops Ordered Online, Installing Spyware

Report: NSA Intercepting Laptops Ordered Online, Installing Spyware

With each new story we hear of the NSA’s spying program, things get a little bit crazier—a little more Hollywood, and a lot mor...

Dec 29 2013, 11:56am CST

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ACA Website Security Worries? Trust Us; We're With The Government

You’ve probably heard that President Obama signed up for Affordable Care Act (aka. ObamaCare) health care. Well, sort of. He wo...

Dec 29 2013, 8:06am CST

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So The NSA Only Collects Metadata? Not So Fast, It's Easy To Link That To People And Phone Numbers

One of the defences of the NSA’s spying attempts data collection to improve the nation’s security has been that they’re only ac...

Dec 27 2013, 12:46pm CST

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NY judge rules NSA phone surveillance is legal

NY judge concludes NSA phone surveillance is legal, rejecting ACLU effort to halt program NEW YORK (AP) — A feder...

Dec 27 2013, 12:06pm CST

The 7 Best Dramas of 2013

The 7 Best Dramas of 2013

The wealth of veteran dramas in 2013 that literally took a viewer’s breath away is  breathtaking in scope. There was also a  a...

Dec 23 2013, 12:36pm CST

The 7 Best OMG Dramas of 2013

The 7 Best OMG Dramas of 2013

1.Breaking Bad: One of the finest television dramas ever, delivers its finest season ever. All the shows on this list had story...

Dec 23 2013, 12:36pm CST

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TheTaxVox 2013 Lump Of Coal Award: Wait 'Til Next Year Edition

Tax Vox proudly announces its seventh annual Lump of Coal Award for the worst tax and fiscal policies of 2013. The year was a c...

Dec 23 2013, 8:46am CST

The Biggest Privacy Stories of 2013

The Biggest Privacy Stories of 2013

Forget “twerking” and “selfies.” Dictionary.com dubbed “privacy” the word of the year in 2013. Here at The Not-So Private Parts...

Dec 23 2013, 8:26am CST

What Will 2014 Bring?

What Will 2014 Bring?

2013 was a better year than I expected. My “What Will 2013 Bring?” post talked about 1) a rough ride for the US economy, 2) the...

Dec 23 2013, 5:26am CST

Defending Your Money

Defending Your Money

We are at war. The war I’m talking about doesn’t use those cute, bloodless drones that wreak havoc on foreign soil…or deliver A...

Dec 22 2013, 8:11am CST

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The NSA Used To Be Trustworthy, Now, Not So Much

Absurd as this may seem given the current revelations about how the NSA is spying on everyone all the time, but there was a tim...

Dec 21 2013, 11:46am CST

Google Remembers Where You Were

Google Remembers Where You Were

A recent story on TechCrunch highlighted a little-known feature of Google's mapping services; the ability to record and display...

Dec 21 2013, 10:36am CST

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Researchers Break RSA 4096 Encryption With Just A Microphone And A Couple Of Emails

As if it wasn’t enough that the NSA paid RSA $10 million to adopt an algorithm that wasn’t entirely secure, researchers have no...

Dec 21 2013, 8:36am CST

My Diabolical Plan To Become Google's CEO

My Diabolical Plan To Become Google's CEO

You read that right. CEO. Chief. Evil. Officer. I love Google’s products. I’ve deconstructed its strategy – and written reports...

Dec 21 2013, 8:06am CST

NSA paid RSA to use flawed code on security software

NSA paid RSA to use flawed code on security software

A new report reveals how the NSA managed to use "back doors" to boost surveillance....

Dec 21 2013, 12:14am CST

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UN votes to protect privacy in digital age

General Assembly approves resolution aimed at protecting privacy against unlawful surveillance UNITED NATIONS (AP...

Dec 20 2013, 8:37am CST

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Target security breach affects up to 40M cards

Up to 40M shoppers may have had credit and debit cards compromised in Target security breach Target's data-securi...

Dec 20 2013, 8:36am CST

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Verizon to publish data on phone records requests

Verizon says it will publish data on numbers of law enforcement requests it got this year WASHINGTON (AP) — Veriz...

Dec 20 2013, 8:36am CST

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Fury and frustration over Target data breach

Consumers react to Target security breach of up to 40M credit and debit cards NEW YORK (AP) — Potential victims o...

Dec 20 2013, 8:35am CST