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What You Need To Know About Changes Coming From Apple

We watched Apple's unveiling of its latest line of MacBooks, operating systems and products so you didn't have to. Among the upgrades: the new iTunes Radio music streaming service — and Siri can now be a man.
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Leakers Versus Whistle-Blowers

Whistle-blowers who expose crime, corruption and abuse of power have protections under the law. Understanding when revealing top secret information is an act of heroism or a crime.

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The Mission To Fly A Solar-Powered Plane Around The World

In 1999, the Swiss explorer Bertrand Piccard became the first person to circumnavigate the globe in a balloon. The journey took three weeks but he almost didn’t make it, nearly running out of fuel. That close call inspired Piccard to...

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With Nod To 'Texts From Hillary' Guys, Clinton Joins Twitter

The former first lady, former secretary of state, and former (also future?) presidential contender started with a shout-out to the creators of a funny series of posts about her text messages. She's @HillaryClinton.
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Bush-Era NSA Chief Defends PRISM, Phone Metadata Collection

Gen. Michael Hayden tells NPR that the NSA's surveillance activities are "perfectly legal" and a good balance between security and privacy.
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Chinese Cyber-Hacking Discussed At Obama-Xi Summit

During their two days of talks in California, the leaders reportedly enjoyed "unique, positive and constructive" discussions and forged broad agreement on North Korea.
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The Latest On The NSA Surveillance Story

The National Security Agency has reportedly asked for a criminal inquiry into leaks of classified information as Britain's Foreign Secretary defends cooperation with U.S. intelligence activities.
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DNI Calls Reporting On Government Surveillance 'Reckless'

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper says recent reporting by The Guardian and The Washington Post, among others, threatens to give terrorists a 'playbook' for thwarting detection.
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Tech Giants Deny Granting NSA 'Direct Access' To Servers

Google, Facebook and others say they only allowed the government access to user data after reviewing legal requests for information under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.

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