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All Things Appy: 5 Best iOS Transportation Apps

The travel experience has been enhanced by the portability of the iPhone and its apps. Travel planning, making reservations, and getting information while on the road are all easier with the top five free transportation-oriented apps available for the iOS platform. Orbitz provides strong sort-and-fi...

US Intel Chief Paints Dark Picture of Cyberattack Defense

As the United States' private and public sectors increasingly leverage the Internet, the U.S. intelligence community fears that they are severely endangering the country's critical infrastructure. On its own, neither the public nor private sectors can combat this threat, U.S. Director of National In...

The Friction in the Federal Cloud

As the U.S. federal government moves ahead with its cloud computing strategy, it may find that the real bugbear won't be technology but politics. What else would expect on the Hill? Other problems could pop up in the government's approach to security and a lack of adequately qualified staff. Can the...

OPINION

The Decade of Cool – Brought to You by Technology

What are we calling the 10 years that just flew past? "The Naughts?" "The Naughties?" "The 'Aughts?" "The Digital Decade?" I nominate the "Coolness Decade," but it's going to require a little less irony and cynicism than what is normally exhibited in our culture to fully embrace that title. That wil...

Terrorist Attempt May Strip Fliers of More Privacy

Back in early October -- nearly three months before Umar Abdulmutallab tried to blow up a jetliner bound for Detroit -- the Transportation Security Administration's blog cheerily announced it had received $355 million of Recovery Act money for "a lot of really nifty improvements to aviation security...

Priceline Lowers Outlook on Air Ticket Weakness

Priceline.com said it would not meet its own sales targets for the current quarter, pointing at the failure of an expected seasonal increase in airline ticket sales to materialize. The name-your-price e-tailer said that second-quarter revenue would be about 5 percent below the company's previousl...

Northwest Pulls Plug on Priceline

Northwest Airlines has discontinued its relationship with online travel auctioneer Priceline. The airline reportedly is concerned by changes in Priceline's business model, which was recently modified to include a fixed-price option. But analysts said they suspect the real reason may run deeper, si...

Elon Musk's Dec. 2 action to release The Twitter Files: Approve or Disapprove?
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