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Breach Of Government Personnel Data Compromised Security Information

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Damian Paletta of the Wall Street Journal about how officials said Friday that the OPM data breach also compromised security clearance information.
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Federal Employee Breach Very Likely Included Security Clearance Info

In the massive security breach that was revealed early this month, hackers also very likely accessed information from background checks that were done on both federal employees and applicants.
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#Distractinglysexy Tweets Are Female Scientists' Retort To 'Disappointing' Comments

As a barrage of tweets shows, the outrage felt by many women who work in science is neither silent nor unfunny.
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In Win For The FCC, Federal Judge Refuses To Block Net Neutrality Rules

A federal court on Thursday refused to block the Federal Communications Commission's new rules that regulate the Internet in a similar fashion to the way it regulates telephone service.
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#NPRreads: Love, Coding, Yuccies, And The 'NPR Sound'

This week's selection of articles and essays covers comedian Aziz Ansari's new book about love, a new demographic term, a global gaming superstar, and more.
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How Twitter Can Revive Itself, Even Without Naming Snoop Dogg CEO

Twitter is going through a lot of changes, including switching CEOs. But, analysts say, stalled user growth and discouraging financial results call for more change than just new leadership.
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IRS Announces Effort To Fight Fraudulent Tax Returns

The agency will work with tax prep companies to fight identity theft. Measures include reviewing data that identify the computer and the IP address from which a return is filed.
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Union: All Data Of All Federal Employees Hacked

The union says the government's response to the data breach of some 4 million current and former federal workers is inadequate.
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Twitter CEO Stepping Down After Disappointing First Quarter

Dick Costolo, who has led the social media company for six years, leaves the post after Twitter posted a $162 million net quarterly loss in April.
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EU Launches Antitrust Probe Of Amazon's E-Book Business

The European Union's executive arm announced Thursday that it will investigate the e-tailing giant's contracts with publishers. At issue are a few key clauses that might give Amazon an unfair edge.

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