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Samsung Galaxy Note 7: South Korean Government Launches Investigation

Samsung Galaxy Note 7: South Korean Government Launches Investigation

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is dead for consumers, but the story does not end yet....

Oct 16 2016, 12:27pm CDT

This Crazy Government Theory Inspired Stranger Things

This Crazy Government Theory Inspired Stranger Things

Everyone's favorite show from the summer isn't done creeping us out yet. The hit Netflix show Stranger Things resembles a real-...

Sep 20 2016, 11:03am CDT

Niantic and Government Talk Pokemon Go Privacy Problems

Niantic and Government Talk Pokemon Go Privacy Problems

Pokemon Go creators Niantic have responded to a letter from Senator Al Franken that questioned whether the popular game's priva...

Sep 1 2016, 1:58pm CDT

Special Sim card will help government track all tourists in Thailand.

Special Sim card will help government track all tourists in Thailand.

After the recent bombings that took place in Thailand the government has decided to come up with a special SIM card exclusively...

Aug 15 2016, 11:25am CDT

Apollo 11 Lunar Artifact Accidentally Sold by US Government

Apollo 11 Lunar Artifact Accidentally Sold by US Government

Uncle Sam (the US government) inadvertently sold the moon mission sample bag that was used in the Apollo 11 venture. This is a...

Aug 8 2016, 4:41am CDT

Facing Losses, 'Freedom 251' Maker Seeks Government Help Before Launch

Facing Losses, 'Freedom 251' Maker Seeks Government Help Before Launch

As consumers wait to see the cheapest smartphone (less than $4) at its scheduled launch in the capital on Thursday, its Noida...

Jul 6 2016, 6:58am CDT

Indian Government Makes Panic Button a Requirement for Mobile Phones Starting 2017

Indian Government Makes Panic Button a Requirement for Mobile Phones Starting 2017

New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) In a bid to make a mobile phone handset an effective tool for self-protection, especially for women,...

Apr 25 2016, 11:13am CDT

U.S. Government the WORST at Cybersecurity

U.S. Government the WORST at Cybersecurity

The U.S. federal, state, and local government agencies rank absolutely last in cybersecurity when compared to 17 other major pr...

Apr 18 2016, 5:57pm CDT

U.S. Government Urges Citizens to Uninstall Quicktime

U.S. Government Urges Citizens to Uninstall QuickTime

The U.S. government has issued a severe alert to anyone who has Windows installed on their computers. The Homeland Security Dep...

Apr 17 2016, 7:25am CDT

UK Government may be Sued over Rising Air Pollution

UK Government may be Sued over Rising Air Pollution

The UK government may be sued over the rising levels of pollution in the country. An environmental group is aiming its smear ca...

Mar 1 2016, 7:18am CST

Snowstorm in the US

New York Emerges From Deep Snow, As Washington Government Shuts Down

New York has just experienced its second-biggest snowstorm in history, and just emerged from a blizzard that paralyzed activity...

Jan 25 2016, 8:53am CST

BlackBerry

BlackBerry Exits Pakistan December 30, After Government Demands for Access to BES Servers

Marty Beard, Chief Operating Officer at BlackBerry has announced in a blog post that the company is leaving the shores of Pakis...

Nov 30 2015, 12:55pm CST

David Cameron

British Government to Make Internet Broadband Access a Basic Right like Gas and Power

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport, of the British Prime Minister’s Office has announced that the government is puttin...

Nov 9 2015, 7:13am CST

Indian Government orders ISPs to Unblock Non-Porn Sites

Indian Government orders ISPs to Unblock Non-Porn Sites

Indian Government reviews decision on porn ban...

Aug 4 2015, 12:26pm CDT

Malaysian Government Almost Certain Found Part is from Boeing 777

Malaysian Government Almost Certain Found Part is from Boeing 777

Malaysian deputy transport Minister says that debris found on Reunion Island is "almost certain" from a Boeing 777 li...

Jul 30 2015, 2:33am CDT

Germany Proposes Law Forcing Journalistic Sources over to Government

Germany Proposes Law Forcing Journalistic Sources over to Government

Germany's latest attempt at circumventing the European Union's data privacy law is facing harsh criticism from journa...

May 30 2015, 8:20pm CDT

Herbalife Sellers Contacted by Government

Herbalife Sellers Contacted by Government

The weight loss, healthy living supplement has been under fire for the last few days, and now its business practices are coming...

Apr 6 2015, 7:35am CDT

David Cameron and UK government pledge £300m for dementia research

David Cameron and UK government pledge £300m for dementia research

Oftentimes, dementia research faces less notoriety and funding than other diseases, but David Cameron is looking to change that...

Feb 21 2015, 9:08pm CST

UK government reveals its hacking guidelines

UK government reveals its hacking guidelines

These intrusions are apparently vital for the security of citizens...

Feb 8 2015, 10:00am CST

Chinese government blocks Gmail service completely

Chinese government blocks Gmail service completely

After months of disruption, Gmail has been banned even from third party sources...

Dec 29 2014, 11:16am CST

North Korea Threatens U.S. Government Admit Sony Allegations

North Korea Threatens U.S. Government Amid Sony Allegations

Sony has "not caved" to hackers...

Dec 21 2014, 7:54pm CST

China refutes claim of government ban on Apple purchases

China refutes claim of government ban on Apple purchases

Government website continues to sell Apple products...

Aug 10 2014, 2:38pm CDT

Chinese hackers infiltrated computers of U.S. government agency

Chinese hackers infiltrated computers of U.S. government agency

The hacking incident happened in mid-March, a representative of the Office of Personnel Management said....

Jul 10 2014, 3:31am CDT

China bans the installation of Windows 8 on government computers

China bans the installation of Windows 8 on government computers

The government of China has been questioning the ability of Windows 8 to maintain security and it considers the OS to pose a gr...

May 21 2014, 7:03am CDT

AT&T and Verizon received one government data request per minute last year

AT&T and Verizon received one government data request per minute last year

However, companies have now altered their privacy policies...

May 6 2014, 12:13pm CDT

Apple Details Plan To Defy US Government

Apple Details Plan To Defy US Government

Apple and other companies are going to start notifying users when investigations require their cooperation...

May 3 2014, 8:37am CDT

Apple, Facebook and Google will tell you when the government wants your data

Apple, Facebook and Google will tell you when the government wants your data

Department of Justice believes that this initiative is going to give enough time to criminals to flee or even destroy any evide...

May 2 2014, 1:21pm CDT

Nevada Rancher Clashes with Government over Cattle

Nevada Rancher Clashes with Government over Cattle

A rancher in Nevada has clashed with the federal government over his right to allow his cattle to graze on foreign land....

Apr 12 2014, 7:07am CDT

Google Received More Government Data Requests Than Yahoo

Google Received More Government Data Requests Than Yahoo

The number of government data requests increase at Google but decrease at Yahoo....

Mar 28 2014, 1:02pm CDT

Security Experts At RSA Decry Government Hacking

There’s an old expression, “I’ve met the enemy and he is us.” When it comes to cyber-security, “us” may just stand for “U.S.” I...

Feb 25 2014, 4:21pm CST

The Loophole In UK Government's 'Unashamedly Militant' IT Strategy

The Loophole In UK Government's 'Unashamedly Militant' IT Strategy

The UK government has insisted it will be “unashamedly militant” in enforcing a much-touted £100 million ($164 million) cap on...

Feb 14 2014, 2:40am CST

Getting At Government's Secret $35 Million Fund For Innovation

Getting At Government's Secret $35 Million Fund For Innovation

Well, it’s not really a secret. You just have to know the tricks on how to successfully apply – I’ll get to that in a minute. I...

Feb 7 2014, 12:27pm CST

States Scrambling to Curtail government surveillance

States Scrambling to Curtail government surveillance

States hope steps to rein in government surveillance will prompt federal changes PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Angry over revelations o...

Feb 5 2014, 2:40am CST

Internet firms: How much Spying does Government do thru NSA spy

Internet firms: How much Spying does Government do thru NSA spy

Freed by deal with government, Internet firms release new data on NSA surveillance requests WASHINGTON (AP) — Freed by a recent...

Feb 4 2014, 12:22am CST

Omega-3 GM Crop Experiment Ready

Omega-3: GM Crop of Omega-3 is Ready for Government Approval

Scientists in Great Britain are happy that the Omega-3 GM crop experiment that they have set up is ready for government approva...

Jan 30 2014, 5:50am CST

State Of The Union Address Power Grab? Is Congress Powerless against the Federal

State Of The Union Address Power Grab? Is Congress Powerless against the Federal Government

Obama and his handlers spent months signaling that the president intends to use his “pen” and his “phone” to implement a “Year...

Jan 28 2014, 5:10pm CST

Government Panel urges To End Phone Data Spying

Government Panel urges To End Phone Data Spying

Government oversight panel urges end to phone data spying, records purge WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided government task fo...

Jan 23 2014, 2:01am CST

The Mayors Challenge: Sparking Government Innovation In European Cities

The Mayors Challenge: Sparking Government Innovation In European Cities

In an interview with James Anderson, head of government-innovation at Bloomberg Philanthropies, we discussed their 2013-2014 Ma...

Jan 16 2014, 12:36pm CST

Bloat, Censorship, Reaction: UK Government Takes Control Freak Approach To Tech

Bloat, Censorship, Reaction: UK Government Takes Control Freak Approach To Tech

Britain’s Coalition government has been desperate to be seen as on the cutting edge of technology since the beginning of its te...

Jan 13 2014, 11:41am CST

Government Programs Have Become One Big Scammer Fraud Fest

Government Programs Have Become One Big Scammer Fraud Fest

Amongst all the polls about how various groups view their prospects going into 2014, I’d like to see one polling people who hab...

Jan 13 2014, 10:51am CST