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An agile Air Force slashes time to roll out new IT capabilities

Can an organization really cut development time by more than 70 percent by embracing the agile philosophy and open architectures? The intelligence-gathering arm of the U.S. Air Force says it's done just that.

Written by Grant Gross14 April 17 01:12

Politicians' web browsing history targeted after privacy vote

Two GoFundMe campaigns have raised more than US$290,000 in an effort to buy the web browsing histories of U.S. politicians after Congress voted to allow broadband providers to sell customers' personal information without their permission.

Written by Grant Gross05 April 17 03:17

China Oceanwide completes its purchase of IDG

The sale of tech publishing pioneer International Data Group to China Oceanwide Holdings Group and China-based IDG Capital has closed, the companies said Wednesday.

Written by Grant Gross30 March 17 08:16

Senate votes to kill FCC's broadband privacy rules

The U.S. Senate has voted to kill broadband provider privacy regulations prohibiting them from selling customers' web-browsing histories and other data without permission.

Written by Grant Gross24 March 17 04:13

US lawmakers question police use of facial recognition tech

U.S. lawmakers plan to introduce legislation to limit the FBI's and other law enforcement use of facial recognition technology after concerns about the mass collection of photographs in police databases.

Written by Grant Gross23 March 17 02:33

Assange: CIA had lost control of its cyberweapon documents

Information about purported CIA cyberattacks was "passed around" among members of the U.S. intelligence community and contractors before it was published by WikiLeaks this week, Julian Assange says.

Written by Grant Gross10 March 17 03:03