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The NSA quietly posts annual transparency report

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) has quietly posted its inaugural transparency report on Tumblr yesterday, detailing information as it relates to the use of certain national security legal authorities by the NSA for calendar year 2013.

Obama to announce plans for NSA reforms this Friday

US President Barack Obama will announce his highly anticipated plans for NSA reforms on January 17, the Wall Street Journal reports. According to the report, the President will likely call for a mix of executive actions and measures that would…

Obama administration vetoes Apple sales ban in U.S.

The Obama administration over the weekend vetoed a previous ruling by the U.S. International Trade Commission that banned the import and sale of older models of Apple’s iPhone and iPad. The ban was initially granted back in June after Samsung…

Election Day 2012: live results and useful online tools

Technologically speaking, this election year is poised to be the most sophisticated one ever. Candidates (and voters alike) have seemingly fully embraced social media, social networking and the virality of the Interwebs. The Internet is proving to be an increasingly…