News tagged with private company

Report: NSA cracked most online encryption

The National Security Agency, working with the British government, has secretly been unraveling encryption technology that billions of Internet users rely upon to keep their electronic messages and confidential ...

Sep 05, 2013
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How commercial spaceflight makes a profit

There's a big difference in thinking between governments and the private companies that participate in space. While entities such as NASA can work on understanding basic human health or exploring the universe ...

Oct 02, 2014
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Jury rules for Microsoft in patent trial with Motorola

The jury in a long-running patent trial between Microsoft and Motorola decided in favor of Microsoft on Wednesday, saying Motorola Mobility breached its agreements to provide licenses to certain of its patents on fair and ...

Sep 05, 2013
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US Senate in new cybersecurity push

US senators, warning of potentially catastrophic cyberattacks, introduced a bill Tuesday aimed at protecting critical infrastructure such as power, water and transportation systems.

Feb 15, 2012
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Malware may knock thousands off Internet on Monday

Despite repeated alerts, tens of thousands may still lose their Internet service Monday unless they do a quick check of their computers for malware that could have taken over their machines more than a year ...

Jul 05, 2012
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