In the latest state-led move to curb National Security Agency spying, the Utah legislature advanced a bill this week to turn off the water to NSA's massive data gathering facility in Bluffdale, which uses more than $30,000 taxpayer dollars-worth of water every month.
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National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command head Adm. Michael Rogers warned lawmakers during a congressional briefing this week that the U.S. would suffer a severe cyberattack against critical infrastructure like power or fuel grids in the not-too-distant future.
During a meeting with Apple last month a Department of Justice official told company executives that if Apple maintained its new position to automatically encrypt all users' iPhone data, a child would die.
Four years before Edward Snowden leaked the largest cache of classified documents in U.S. government history -- exposing the most sweeping surveillance of Americans in history -- some officials at the National Security Agency protested its most-shocking program, and warned of the fallout that would result were it ever to face the light of day.
Paul Greengrass redefined Hollywood's perception of government espionage with his blockbuster film adaptations of the "Bourne" novels by Robert Ludlum. Now the director is in talks to do the same with another author, who's fictional dystopia of terrifying government surveillance has far outlived its title.
Amazon is kicking off Black Friday a week early this year, with new deals popping up every 10 minutes through Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
After the defeat of NSA reform in the Senate Tuesday, expectation for a change in government surveillance powers shifted to next year when the PATRIOT Act expires, taking bulk spying authority with it unless the Obama administration exploits a legal loophole that could expand the collection of Americans' phone records far into the future.
Upstate New York was buried in more than 5 feet of snow this week thanks to a surprise lake-effect snowstorm, which has left six dead and more than 100 people trapped with inches still to come.
A recent expansion of Wal-Mart's price-matching policy to include Amazon has opened the door to PS4 prices as low as $90 thanks to a string of fake ads brandished by customers.
Audi announced it has mastered hydrogen fuel cell technology at the LA Auto Show Wednesday, where the company unveiled its new sustainable model -- the A7 Sportback h-tron quattro.
Actor and Uber investor Ashton Kutcher came out in support of an Uber executive on Twitter Wednesday for suggesting the company smear journalists who write critical news about the ridesharing service.
Tesla's ongoing upward sales trends may have shut the door on critics of electric autos, but opening the doors on its newest Model X could hold sales forecasts back next year.
The Senate voted 58 to 42 against brining the USA FREEDOM Act to the floor for amendments and passage Tuesday night, marking the end of any chance for National Security Agency surveillance reform this Congress.
Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell took a firm stand against government surveillance reform Tuesday and encouraged his caucus to vote against a measure to bring the USA FREEDOM Act to the Senate floor.
Humanity's first comet lander has discovered one of the building blocks of life on a comet more than 300 million miles from Earth.
Commuters in Japan got their first ride on the fastest train in the world, which when completed, will carry passengers from Tokyo to Nagoya -- more than 200 miles -- in 40 minutes.
After breaking skaters' hearts by starring in a fake ad for a hoverboard earlier this year, Tony Hawk made amends with fans this week by taking a ride on the real thing.
Senators supporting passage of the USA FREEDOM Act report they're close to rounding up the votes needed to advance major National Security Agency reform to the floor Tuesday.