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Secure e-mail service Lavabit relaunches, citing need for security in “post-Snowden world”

When Edward Snowden leaked details of the NSA’s mass surveillance program PRISM in 2013, he had been using a secure e-mail service called Lavabit. Later that summer, the service shut ...

3 hours ago from The Verge

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Unwanted Trump in your feed? Twitter says it's sorry - CNET

Some Twitter users who weren't interested in following The Donald via the official presidential account, @POTUS, wound up following him anyway.

19 hours ago from CNET Cutting Edge

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Hackers hit Sundance film fest, shutting down box office - CNET

A cyberattack leveled the indie film fest's ticketing systems for less than an hour.

22 hours ago from CNET Cutting Edge

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National Park Service Banned From Using Twitter

The inauguration of President Donald J. Trump appears to have not gone down well with employees of at least one branch of the government. The National Park Service is a government agency that’s ...

3 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Over 200,000 People Subscribed To DirecTV Now In The First Month

AT&T finally launched its standalone online TV streaming service late last year. The launch of DirecTV Now wasn’t as smooth as the company would have wanted but it appears that ...

4 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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House Of Cards Season 5 Release Date Confirmed

Netflix has made some great original content that has proven to be a hit and has brought in a significant number of new subscribers for the online video streaming service. House of Cards is ...

4 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Americans won't lose coverage in health law reform: Trump aide

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration will not allow 20 million people who rely on the Affordable Care Act for their health insurance to go without coverage when the law, known as ...

5 hours ago from Reuters

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Researchers Uncover Twitter Bot Army That's 350,000 Strong

There's an army lurking in the underbelly of Twitter. Legions of fake Twitter accounts, called bots, roam the virtual social media landscape, often wreaking havoc wherever they go. You've probably ...

Fri 20 Jan 17 from Discover Magazine

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Whitehouse.gov petition seeking Trump tax returns flies past 100,000 signature goal

 A Whitehouse.gov petition calling for President Donald Trump to immediately release his tax returns has surpassed the 100,000-signature threshold in under a day, garnering a Whitehouse ...

20 hours ago from TechCrunch

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?Former Google search chief now rides with Uber - CNET

Amit Singhal, who led Google's search efforts for 15 years, is now the ride-hailing company's senior vice president of engineering.

Fri 20 Jan 17 from CNET

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