A Justice Department audit found that the Federal Bureau of Investigation misused the USA Patriot Act to obtain personal information about people. Within that 126-page audit is evidence that the FBI is still struggling to manage its data.
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When FBI Director Robert Mueller testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee over the underreported of "national security letters" he had two choices: Tell senators that the FBI deliberately downplayed the number of letters or claim IT incompetence. IT incompetence won hands down.
If Microsoft, Google, Facebook and other tech leaders want the NSA's surveillance practices reformed they need to start talking about the potential financial hit a lot more.
Microsoft will pay and perk you to death to get you to use its search and the move may not be so silly. Why?
Welcome to the week that is the Democratic National Convention followed by another one with the Republican National Convention. We'll get coverage out the wazoo with a heavy dose of the technology implications from our sister site and parent, News.
The London Stock Exchange is on hold Monday following a "connectivity issue" that halted trading. The timing couldn't have been worse: Volume was heavy in Europe after the U.
Comcast is suing the Federal Communications Commission over the agency's move to sanction the cable giant over blocking peer-to-peer Internet traffic from BitTorrent.According to the Wall Street Journal, Comcast filed the lawsuit on Thursday.
Google will work with the Centers for Disease Control to track flu trends. The game plan: Capture data on searches related to flu, chest congestions and colds and report back to the CDC.
Here are today’s notable headlines. You can get News To Know via email alert and RSS daily:Obama wins: CBS News: Election WebcastTechmeme: FCC approves plan to approve white spaces for broadband useJoe Brockmeier: Vote Firefox!
The Department of Justice has sued Oracle for defrauding the government out of "hundreds of millions of dollars in sales."