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Arlington To Extend County Fiber Optic Network To Businesses

Officials in Arlington are making their pitch to transform the county into a high-tech hub by announcing the expansion of their fiber optic network to area businesses and federal agencies.
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While Warning Of Chinese Cyberthreat, U.S. Launches Its Own Attack

The NSA managed to penetrate the networks of the giant Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei, documents show. Journalist David Sanger says cyber-espionage is an "entirely new field of conflict."
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'Muses And Metaphor' Kicks Off National Poetry Month

Tell Me More kicks off its annual poetry month series "Muses and Metaphor." Regular contributors Fernando Espuelas and Connie Schultz share their Twitter poems.
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D.C. Regulators Target UberX, Lyft And Sidecar On Insurance, Hours

Insurance regulations are on the way for drivers on smartphone-based car services like UberX, Lyft and Sidecar, which could also restrict the number of hours they can be on the road.

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This Tax Season, Fraudsters May Target Your Refund

Credit card data breaches get a lot of attention, but payroll system data breaches can have even more damaging effects.
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The New Mozilla CEO's Political Past Is Imperiling His Present

When Mozilla, best known for the Firefox browser, hired Brendan Eich as its CEO, it ignited a firestorm over free speech and equal rights. Now, the dating site OkCupid is getting involved.
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Feds Will Require Rearview Cameras On Vehicles In 2018

The rule will apply to all new vehicles under 10,000 pounds, which includes small subcompacts all the way to commercial vans. The government says the new rule could save more than 60 lives a year.
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Michael Lewis: "Flash Boys"

American stock exchanges are designed to favor an elite group of high-frequency traders, at the expense of everyday investors. A new book by "Moneyball" author Michael Lewis tells the tale.

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Warner Wants Ukraine's Help Fighting Cyber Crime

The hackers responsible for the security breach at Target stores came from the Ukraine, and Virginia Sen. Mark Warner wants their help in putting a stop to these crimes.

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Printing Wikipedia Would Take 1 Million Pages, But That's Sort Of The Point

A German-based group called PediaPress estimates that a print version of the ever-evolving, online encyclopedia would fill more than 1,000 1,200-page volumes. Now they just need $50,000 to do it.

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