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Facebook Hire 1000 New Staff to Police Advertising

Better late than never! It’s been a very topsy-turvy year for Facebook in terms of news and public relations. Generally speaking, however, the social media site has ...

October 3, 2017 at 11:44 am by

Congress Tells NASA: Get to Mars by 2033

Both chambers of US Congress have passed a bill that approves funding new funding for NASA and mandates that the aeronautics agency create a roadmap to get humans to Mars ...

March 10, 2017 at 3:00 am by

Senate Holds Online Ad Company ‘Backpage’ in Contempt of Congress

The internet can be a wonderful thing and lets you view everything from your favourite show several days early to downloading the latest games on their day of release. The ...

March 20, 2016 at 2:30 pm by

US Select Committee Calls Internet of Things a “Threat” to National Security

Smart devices and the Internet of Things (IoT) potentially poses an imminent security threat to the United States this year, according to a Senate Select Committee on ...

February 10, 2016 at 8:53 am by

Obama Signs Into Law Controverisal CISA Bill

The controversial Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act Bill hit the desk of US President Obama yesterday, and he promptly signed off on it. The move is hardly a surprise ...

December 19, 2015 at 5:01 pm by

Controversial CISA Cybersecurity Bill Passed by US Senate

The CISA bill that allows the US Government to collect personal data without a warrant has been voted in by the Senate by 74 votes to 21, and without amendments that would ...

October 28, 2015 at 9:30 pm by

Secret Apology Letter Reveals CIA Spied on US Senate

The CIA didn’t spy on the US Senate. It said as much, in a rather aggressive manner, while accusing the Senate of impropriety by even suggesting such a thing, throwing out ...

August 14, 2015 at 6:30 pm by

‘Handful of Senators’ Blocking Patriot Act Extension

US President Barack Obama has blamed a “handful of senators” for blocking the USA Freedom Act, designed to extend the mass surveillance legislated by section 215 of the ...

May 31, 2015 at 10:55 am by


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