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U.S. sets plan to build two exascale supercomputers

Both systems, using different architectures, will be developed simultaneously in 2019 -- if the Trump administration goes along with the plan


Trump to attack visas that ‘undercut the American worker’

President-elect signals a plan to put the H-1B visa in his crosshairs

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Facebook working with fact-checkers to weed out fake news

The social networking site will make it easier for users to report fake stories

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US lawmakers introduce bill to delay enhanced government hacking powers

A rule that would give government increased authority to search computers and other digital devices comes into force on Dec. 1

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Without tech industry guidance, U.S. may resort to weakening encryption

Security experts and privacy advocates say weakening encryption is counterproductive to fighting terrorism

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Say good-bye to net neutrality

The Open Internet now rests in the hands of a GOP that has been openly hostile to net neutrality rules

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NIST shifts focus of security guidance to ‘engineering'

The National Institute of Standards and Technology adapts existing engineering framework to show how to build security into software and hardware

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ISPs ordered to block LinkedIn in Russia

Russia's telecommunications regulator has ordered LinkedIn be blocked following a court ruling that it breached Russian privacy law

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10 things you need to worry about in 2017

It's time for our annual ritual: Burn some incense, peer into the dark, and fret about the future

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US lawmakers balk at call for IoT security regulations

Compromised IoT devices could be used to launch dangerous attacks, security expert Bruce Schneier says

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Will Trump let China beat the U.S. in supercomputing?

China and the U.S. are in a race to build bigger and faster supercomputers. Will the Trump Administration let the Chinese win?

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China hints at retaliation against Apple and iPhones if trade war goes hot

State-backed newspaper promises 'tit-for-tat' if President-elect Donald Trump follows through with promised tariffs

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Google, Facebook will not place ads on sites distributing fake news

Some have voiced concern that the moves could increase the power of the internet companies

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It's time for companies to stand for something, says Marc Benioff

Salesforce's CEO helped lead the charge against several state laws this year

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5 ways President Trump may affect computer security

You can expect the new administration to take full advantage of surveillance techniques, ease security regulations for business, and mandate more punishment for hackers

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U.K. approves extradition of British hacker to the U.S.

The United States has accused Lauri Love of hacking government computers

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The best brains: AI systems that predicted Trump's win

Overall, big data failed, but two disparate analysts correctly predicted the upset victory

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Worries and uncertainty cloud outlook for digital privacy under President Trump

Some legal experts are worried Trump could abuse the NSA's surveillance powers

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