SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Even as Silicon Valley speaks out against the U.S. government’s surveillance methods, technology companies are turning a handsome profit by mining personal data and peering into people’s online habits.
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LONDON (AP) — American and British intelligence operations have been spying on gamers across the world, media outlets reported, saying that the world’s most powerful espionage agencies sent undercover agents into virtual universes to monitor activity in online fantasy games such as “World of Warcraft.”
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Silicon Valley is escalating pressure on President Barack Obama to curb the U.S. government surveillance programs that vacuum personal information off the Internet and threaten the technology industry’s financial livelihood.
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NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Dec. 5 about small businesses using social media The Associated Press erroneously reported that Three Brothers Bakery plans to open a store in Washington, D.C. It actually plans a store located on Washington Avenue in Houston. The story also misspelled the name of the company’s co-owner. Her name is Janice Jucker.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — If they don’t believe their parents, maybe America’s teens will listen to the Pentagon’s top general.
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