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FBI Paid More Than $1 Million To Access San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone

FBI Director James Comey said Thursday the bureau spent "more than I will make in the remainder of this job," which comes out to be more than $1 million.
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Rules For Cyberwarfare Still Unclear, Even As U.S. Engages In It

President Obama has confirmed the U.S. is conducting cyber operations to disrupt ISIS. The Pentagon officially recognizes cyberspace as the fifth domain of warfare — after land, sea, air and space.
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EU Charges Google For Unfairly Leveraging Android Operating System

NPR's Aarti Shahani reports that the European Union lodged new charges against Google, claiming the tech giant violated anti-trust laws by giving preferential treatment to its own Android operating system.
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EU Files New Antitrust Charges Against Google Over Android Apps

It's the latest case against big U.S. companies by European regulators, who have also targeted Apple, Starbucks, Amazon and Intel.
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Are The New Credit Cards Chipping Away At Our Patience?

Despite the switch from the magnetic stripe credit cards to chip cards last October, the new technology is still not widely adopted. Visa unveiled an upgrade to speed up checkouts but barriers remain.
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Name These Eaglets: Honor And Glory? Anacostia And Potomac?

Voting began today and will run through next week, with five names to choose from. So far, the young birds have been known only as DC2 and DC3.

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Lawful Hacking: Should, Or Can, The FBI Learn To Overcome Encryption Itself?

A major theme in the latest congressional hearing on encryption was whether the FBI, rather than asking tech companies for cooperation, has focused enough resources to keep up with technology itself.
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Local Verizon Workers on Strike

Verizon's union workforce has been on strike for nearly a week. We discuss how the work stoppage has affected the D.C. area - and what the impasse means for local workers.

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Live-Streaming Of Alleged Rape Shows Challenges Of Flagging Video In Real Time

An 18-year-old woman is accused of broadcasting the alleged rape of her 17-year-old friend online. The prosecutor said she told police she continued streaming because she "got caught up in the likes."
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The Next Apple-FBI Question: Who Can Know How The iPhone Was Hacked?

A third party helped the FBI unlock a phone linked to one of the San Bernardino shooters. Should Apple know how they managed to hack the phone or can the third party sell that information?

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