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White House Reportedly Testing Non-BlackBerry Devices For Use

03/20/2014, BlackBerry isn’t doing so hot at the moment, but perhaps that might change with the release of the BlackBerry Z3 and the BlackBerry Q20, but for now things are definitely not looking up for the Canadian company. However if there was one thing that they...

NSA Director Wants To Replace Employees With Machines

08/08/2013, For those who have been following the news, you might recall that there was a huge fuss over how Edward Snowden, a former NSA system administrator, blew the whistle on the organization’s PRISM program which basically allowed the US government to spy on...

Russian Government Begins To Selectively Censor Their Internet

04/01/2013, We’ve heard of countries such as China who are heavily censoring the internet, and it seems that Russia has joined in as well. According to a report by The New York Times, the Russian government has recently begun enforcing a new law which was...

Regulators Propose Mandatory Black Boxes In All Automobiles

12/27/2012, While some car manufacturers are voluntarily installing black boxes in their cars these days, it seems that federal regulators are proposing that after September 2014, all automobiles sold in the US will have to come with a black box installed. The...

FTC Weighs on Facial Recognition Data and Services

10/22/2012, It’s not new that Facial Recognition does work: London had built an extensive security apparatus around that in recent years. There is also no question that the technology itself has become very reliable, but what’s new is that it has made its...

US Immigration switches from Blackberry to iPhone

10/22/2012, It has been reported by Reuters that the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency is switching from Blackberry to iPhone as the “standard-issue” handset for its employees. So far, about 17600 employees are scheduled to get an iPhone, a...

U.S. Government wants military to use Android phones

02/06/2012, According to reports online, some U.S. officials this year are expected to get Android devices for the handling of classified government documents over cellular networks. While the issue has been discussed in the past before, it looks like the plans have...

German hackers accuse German government of creating trojan

10/10/2011, If you watch movies such as Die Hard 4.0, you’ll know that governments in general do not hold much love for hackers and viruses, but what happens when the government itself is accused of developing a virus? While that sounds like it could be a plot for...

ooVoo and Skype now usable in the House of Representatives

06/28/2011, After a year-long push by the Republicans in the House of Representatives, it looks like they finally got what they want. It has been reported that the members of the House of Representatives will be allowed to use VoIP services like ooVoo and Skype for...

Elite UK Police Agency Hit By LulzSec

06/21/2011, Yesterday the hacker group LulzSec announced that they have teamed up with hacktivists Anonymous to bring down government and banking websites and it looks like they have kept true to their word in a tweet saying “Tango down – soca.gov.uk...