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Uber’s War on Lyft Could Prompt Federal Investigation

The ride-share service’s apparent attempts to sabotage its competitors might become red meat for the Federal Trade Commission or state attorneys general.

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Beware the Risks of Government Data Center Consolidation

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Federal data center consolidation has its share of benefits -- and challenges.

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Is There a Better Way to Measure Earthquakes?

USGS' logarithmic magnitude scale is confusing to many, but it's here to stay.

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Patent Office Telework Scandal Not Really About Telework

Mobile work advocates say the controversy is evidence of a management breakdown.

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DHS Official: Create a Governmentwide Seal of Approval for Apps

Gmail and other mobile tools would undergo uniform screening, similar to the FedRAMP cloud certification program.

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Changing Memories to Treat PTSD

A controversial area of brain research suggests it may be possible—but is it ethical?

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Former HHS Cybersecurity Head Guilty of Child Porn Charges

Timothy DeFoggi, the former acting director of cyber security for HHS was one of 20 site users discovered after the F.B.I.'s division in Omaha, Nebraska began investigating the site's creator.

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Two Explosive Reminders That the US and China Are in a Hypersonic Arms Race

The test of a rocket-powered glider called the Advanced Hypersonic Weapon failed when US Army engineers ordered it to self-destruct after its launch went wrong.

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Police Allegedly Vetted Dates Using Law Enforcement Database

While working at an investigations bureau in California, cops visited dating websites Tinder, eHarmony and Match.com.

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Thousands of Weather Satellite Bugs Won’t Be Fixed For Years

IG slams Raytheon and NOAA for failing to fix security holes on ground control system.

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6 Charts That Show Why Utilities, Businesses are Concerned About Cyber

Survey finds organizations are simply not prepared to deal with advanced cyber threats

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