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Rob Lever

Rob Lever

    Alphabet joins drone tests as US considers rules for commercial unmanned aircrafts
    Alphabet joins drone tests as US considers rules for commercial unmanned aircrafts
    Google parent Alphabet is joining tests for drone deliveries, United States officials announced this week, as the White House unveiled accelerated...
    New privacy app takes a page from NSA technology
    New privacy app takes a page from NSA technology
    Before the National Security Agency began complaining about being shut out of encrypted devices, it helped develop software for secure communications that could be adapted by the private sector....
    Study shows US data sweep harms press freedom
    Study shows US data sweep harms press freedom
    Large scale surveillance by the United States government has begun to have an impact on press freedom and broader democratic rights, a...
    How the fact-checkers are changing journalism
    How the fact-checkers are changing journalism
    The facts are the focus as part of a trend in journalism spreading from the United States to many places around the world.
    Millions join search for missing Malaysia Airlines plane
    Millions join search for missing Malaysia Airlines plane
    Three-million people have joined an effort led by a satellite operator to locate the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, in what may be the largest...
    Microsoft, Google in battle over online shopping
    Microsoft, Google in battle over online shopping
    Just in time for the holidays, Microsoft and Google have become embroiled in a bitter dispute over who is the fairest of them all for online...
    US election campaign a digital battleground
    US election campaign a digital battleground
    President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney are counting on the traditional strategies of speeches, rallies and paid television ads to...
    Apple victory could harm Google but benefit RIM and Microsoft
    Apple victory could harm Google but benefit RIM and Microsoft
    Apple won more than $1-billion in the case Friday, after a California jury found the South Korean electronics giant infringed on dozens of patents...
    Calls for Wikipedia to keep up with the times
    Calls for Wikipedia to keep up with the times
    It is another defining moment for Wikipedia.
    Amid boom, Gasland split over fracking
    Amid boom, Gasland split over fracking
    The United States is seeing a natural gas boom thanks to discoveries of abundant shale gas, and at the same time a groundswell of opposition from...
    Citi to pay $20bn in plan to exit bailout
    Citi to pay $20bn in plan to exit bailout
    Citigroup unveiled plans on Monday to repay $20-billion in government aid and outlined a plan to emerge from a massive bailout, in a fresh sign...
    US recession 'likely over', but economy still weak
    US recession 'likely over', but economy still weak
    The recession in the United States "is very likely over" but its economy remains weak due to tough credit conditions and high unemployment, Federal...