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Archives Officials Worried Clinton Might Send Records to Little Rock

Chief records officer disputes legal group’s interpretation of 2012 emails.

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How to Breach a Government Benefits Site

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The IRS hack is raising questions about once tried-and-true identity-protection measures.

The Best Pages on Some Campaign Websites are the Ones That Are Not There

Presidential candidates obsess over every aspect of their public images—even things like 404 pages.

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FCC Wants to Make It Easier to Block Annoying Robocalls

The commission plans to tighten its rules on telemarketing.

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Unbreakable: A Robot That Can't Be Stopped

New research shows that artificial intelligence can use trial and error to finish a job even when a robot's body is damaged.

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SpaceX Has Broken the Monopoly on US National Security Launches

The move is another milestone in the development of SpaceX from start up to a legitimate aerospace company.

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Inbox Zero vs. Inbox 5,000: A Unified Theory

There are two types of people in the world: those with hundreds of unread messages, and those who can’t relax until their inboxes are cleared out.

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The Future of the Patriot Act Depends on the Votes of These 10 Senators

If the USA Freedom Act comes to another vote, these are the senators to watch.

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Americans Are, by Far, Hackers’ Favorite Credit-Card Fraud Targets

Nearly half of all the credit card fraud around the world occurs in the U.S., even though America accounts for only about a quarter of the global card volume.

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Commerce Department Recruits Former Google Exec

Alan Davidson is expected to help lead Commerce’s work on issues related to the digital economy and Internet policy

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DHS Seeks Input on Public-Private Cyber Sharing Groups

Information Sharing Analysis Organizations are to be formed based on sector, sub-sector or region, and overseen by a standards board.

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SpaceX Gets Approval for National Security Launches

The move breaks a monopoly long held by the Boeing-Lockheed Martin joint venture United Launch Alliance.

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