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Miley Cyrus Fans Petition the White House for a New National Anthem

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 2:09pm
More than 300 people have signed on to replace "The Star-Spangled Banner" with "Party in the USA."
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Digital Innovations Help Deliver News Under Repressive Regimes

Fri, 06/14/2013 - 3:24pm
Broadcasting Board of Governors showcases tech to bypass foreign censors.
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Wed, 06/05/2013 - 9:17am
It's the Facebook Like for legislation.
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Meet Jennifer Pahlka: She Wants to Reboot the Way You Work

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 5:47pm
The founder of Code for America will soon become the deputy U.S. chief technology officer.
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How Facebook’s IPO was bungled by Nasdaq’s computers

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 11:37am
A glitch in the exchange's computer system botched the social network's public offering
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The Future of Brick-and-Mortar Retailers? Turning Into Data Centers

Fri, 05/24/2013 - 1:23pm
At least, that's one thing Sears is trying out.
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What Google's X Lab Is Cooking Up Next

Thu, 05/23/2013 - 4:32pm
The company's secretive research office working on a number of neat tech innovations
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Video: Jon Stewart Rips Senators for Letting Apple Off Easy on Corporate Taxes

Thu, 05/23/2013 - 11:52am
‘There is nothing Apple can do to get us mad at them,’ comedian jokes.
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How Feds Fail

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 3:45pm
The way in which innovations miss the mark can be as important as how they succeed.
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Not All Data Are Equal

Mon, 05/13/2013 - 12:33pm
The government’s next job is to figure out which data is most valuable, reliable.
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There’s Nowhere Cooler Than Here

Tue, 05/07/2013 - 8:05am
A former federal IT executive reflects on whether government service can be ‘cool.’
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Q: Iran Nuclear Probe Must Advance, IAEA Chief Says

Fri, 04/26/2013 - 4:53pm
The International Atomic Energy Agency since early 2012 has convened nine meetings on the stalled inquiry.
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The Internet Equivalent of Yelling Fire in a Crowded Theater

Fri, 04/26/2013 - 7:40am
The law is murky on how to treat hackers who spread false information with potentially catastrophic consequences.
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Social Media Activists Are Wealthy, Educated and on the Rise

Thu, 04/25/2013 - 2:47pm
Six-fold increase Americans talking politics on Facebook, Twitter, other sites, since 2008.
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Is There a Bomb in That Burger? The Pentagon Wants to Know.

Thu, 04/25/2013 - 8:31am
Tool would remotely sense explosives concealed in dense material without emitting cancer-causing radiation.
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California’s Dream to be the Saudi Arabia of Solar Dries Up in the Desert

Thu, 04/25/2013 - 8:00am
Many of the state's plans have been put on hold after funding becomes a problem.
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Is There Such Thing as Too Much Evidence?

Thu, 04/25/2013 - 7:00am
Assembling the case against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev won't be as simple as it appears from the news.
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How the Smithsonian Cut Fleet Oil Consumption by 44 Percent

Wed, 04/24/2013 - 5:25pm
The institution’s 1,500 vehicles are used for law enforcement, bus service, animal transport and more.
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Lawmakers to the Public: Follow Me

Tue, 04/02/2013 - 4:40pm
Members of Congress increasingly are Tweeting and posting on Facebook, according to a new report.
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Follow Philly’s Lead and Dive into the Big Data Future

Tue, 03/26/2013 - 6:26pm
Philadelphia’s Chief Data Officer Mark Headd describes the tangible benefits of open government.
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