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Leaders of the world's eight largest Internet companies Monday urged President Obama to end online mass surveillance and bulk data-gathering, like that revealed by former National Security Agency contractor Edward J. Snowden.
Some of the world's largest technology companies have petitioned the White House to knock all all the surveillance, saying in a letter to President Obama that the Constitution is being degraded.
Social media users beware: Hackers have busted into at least 2 million accounts and stolen passwords at Facebook, Google, Twitter, Yahoo and other sites, a new report revealed this week.
With time running out on this year's congressional session, leaders are anxious to find something, anything, that they can tout as an accomplishment back home. With little good news on the budget and taxes, the House will try its hand at getting something done on legal reform.
The Obama administration this week rolled out its revamped Obamacare website, and right away, traffic picked up — the site was able to handle a whopping 50,000 at the same time (about .00000000001 percent of what Amazon or Google can handle during this holiday season, but not bad for government work).
Amazon is promising drones? Well, Google is building robots.
"While there is more work to be done, the team is operating with private sector velocity and effectiveness, and will continue their work to improve and enhance the website in the weeks and months ahead," states a HealthCare.gov progress report released Sunday with much fanfare following an 11-hour fix-it session conducted by the Department of Health and Human Services. Oh, the irony.
Encrypted email, secure instant messaging and other privacy services are booming in the wake of the National Security Agency's recently revealed surveillance programs. But the flood of new computer security services is of variable quality, and much of it, experts say, can bog down computers and isn't likely to keep out spies.
Google apologized Monday to a father in California after he discovered a satellite view on Google Maps that showed the lifeless body of his 14-year-old son.