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The replacements

In the summer of 2014, Craig Diangelo thought he was on the path to an easy retirement. A veteran of the tech industry, Diangelo got his start as a COBOL programmer in the 1970s.

“America has a simple ideology”: how one of Russia’s top US experts tries to explain America

The United States comes up constantly when you talk to Russians about their country’s place in the world. But the conversations tend to go a lot differently than many Americans might expect.

Woman Fired Before First Day Of Work Over Facebook Post – New York News

THE COLONY, TX–Many people vent online, but a Facebook post cost one Texan her job. Kaitlyn Walls was excited to find work; however, she was not as excited about her place of employment, which was a daycare center in Texas. Walls says she’s a single mother and was trying to get out on her own.

NATO to hold major cyber defense drill in Estonia

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — About 400 computer experts will participate in a major cybersecurity drill in Estonia this week as part of NATO’s efforts to upgrade its capability to counter potentially debilitating hacker attacks.

Silicon Valley’s privacy efforts must be working, because our governments are freaking out

If you’ve ever wondered what a government has left in its last breath of an argument it’s already lost, it’s almost certainly going to have something to do with “national security.

The Attack on Sony

North Korea’s cyberattack on Sony Pictures exposed a new reality: you don’t have to be a superpower to inflict damage on U.S. corporations The following script is from “The Attack on Sony” which aired on April 12, 2015. Steve Kroft is the correspondent. Graham Messick, producer.

Record 93,175,000 Americans Not In The Labor Force

More Americans dropped out of the labor force last month, as the number of people not in the labor force hit another record high in March.

The NSA may not be listening to your private phone calls, but it has been watching your private parts

In light of the latest global surveillance leaks on Thursday by former U.S. government contractor Edward Snowden, scanners at U.S. airports that catalog you in full birthday-suit glory seem somewhat tame.

US declares cybercrime a ‘national emergency’, threatens sanctions against hackers, online espionage

The White House has set out plans to use economic sanctions against cyber attackers and companies that benefit from the online theft of secrets.

French Government Starts Blocking Websites With Views The Gov’t Doesn’t Like

We had been noting, in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attacks in France, how the country that then held a giant “free speech” rally appeared to be, instead, focusing on cracking down on free speech at every opportunity. And target number one: the internet.