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It’s official. Apple just sent out invitations to an event on September 10, promising to “brighten your day.” Does that mean the new iPhone(s) will be coming in colors? Speculate wildly starting….now! http://cnet.co/18oICXS

It’s official. Apple just sent out invitations to an event on September 10, promising to “brighten your day.” Does that mean the new iPhone(s) will be coming in colors? Speculate wildly starting….now! http://cnet.co/18oICXS

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GAP accidentally sent CNET editor Emily Dreyfuss the social security numbers of 20 of its former employees 

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Edward Snowden: “If I were a Chinese spy, why wouldn’t I have flown directly into Beijing? I could be living in a palace petting a phoenix by now”
(Photo via the amazing @darth )

Edward Snowden: “If I were a Chinese spy, why wouldn’t I have flown directly into Beijing? I could be living in a palace petting a phoenix by now”

(Photo via the amazing @darth )

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This is Apple’s newest operating system: Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks

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Tim Cook has taken the stage at WWDC! Join our live coverage.

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What is the NSA’s PRISM program? (FAQ)

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The #NSA has a secret program that collects user data from Apple, Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Microsoft, Skype, AOL and three other major tech companies six other tech companies 

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Here’s the Justice Department’s case against Apple:

The Department of Justice has posted its opening statements against Apple as the two head to trial over alleged e-book price fixing.

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Here’s the Justice Department’s case against Apple:

The Department of Justice has posted its opening statements against Apple as the two head to trial over alleged e-book price fixing.

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The Justice Department tries to force Google to hand over user data 
The DOJ filed a secret lawsuit in Manhattan last month asking a judge to force Google to cough up user data without a search warrant. A different court has already ruled that the process is unconstitutional.
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The Justice Department tries to force Google to hand over user data 

The DOJ filed a secret lawsuit in Manhattan last month asking a judge to force Google to cough up user data without a search warrant. A different court has already ruled that the process is unconstitutional.

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The first 3D-printed gun has fired its first successful shot 
The gun debate expands to include plastic firearms that can be printed at home, with lawmakers expressing concerns about new technology.
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The first 3D-printed gun has fired its first successful shot 

The gun debate expands to include plastic firearms that can be printed at home, with lawmakers expressing concerns about new technology.

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The Senate will not consider CISPA in its current form:

According to the chairman of a key Senate committee, the cybersecurity bill passed by the House is “important” but its privacy protections are “insufficient.”

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The Senate will not consider CISPA in its current form:

According to the chairman of a key Senate committee, the cybersecurity bill passed by the House is “important” but its privacy protections are “insufficient.”

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Reddit: Sorry about that whole misidentifying the Boston bomber suspects thing

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The IRS claims it can read your e-mail without a warrant

The ACLU has obtained internal IRS documents that say Americans enjoy “generally no privacy” in their e-mail messages, Facebook chats, and other electronic communications.