It's not evident from the way his hair flops casually down and across, nor from his equally relaxed demeanor, but John Hanke is one of Google's most important idea...The Washington Post From ACM Opinion | August 21, 2013
Twelve years later, the cranes and earthmovers around the National Security Agency are still at work, tearing up pavement and uprooting trees to make room for a...The Washington Post From ACM News | July 26, 2013
In 1984, the Supreme Court rejected Hollywood's argument that the record button on the Betamax VCR made its manufacturer, Sony, liable for copyright infringement...The Washington Post From ACM News | July 25, 2013
In late 2005, as Iraqi roadside bombings were nearing an all-time peak, the National Security Agency's newly appointed chief began pitching a radical plan for halting...The Washington Post From ACM News | July 24, 2013
A secret court on Friday extended the National Security Agency's authority to collect and store the phone records of tens of millions of American cellphone customers...The Washington Post From ACM News | July 23, 2013
Federal investigators in Northern California routinely used a sophisticated surveillance system to scoop up data from cellphones and other wireless devices in an...The Washington Post From ACM News | March 29, 2013
Cars will soon be so linked into wireless networks they will be like giant rolling smartphones—with calling systems, streaming video, cameras, and apps capable...The Washington Post From ACM News | March 6, 2013
A new White House directive will allow the general public more access to federally funded scientific research, the Obama administration announced at the end of...The Washington Post From ACM News | February 27, 2013
The rapid spread of cellphones with GPS technology has allowed police to track suspects with unprecedented precision—even as they commit crimes. But the legal fight...The Washington Post From ACM News | August 29, 2012
Here in this once-thriving town of furniture makers and textile mills, where Main Street businesses have vanished, nearby fast-food joints have closed and unemployment...The Washington Post From ACM Careers | November 28, 2011
NASA hopes the James Webb Space Telescope, which can detect ancient light that its predecessors can’t, will reveal more information about the origins of the universe...The Washington Post From ACM News | October 31, 2011
The release of a huge tranche of U.S. diplomatic cables has laid bare the primary risk associated with the U.S. government's attempt to encourage better information...The Washington Post From ACM News | November 30, 2010
The world's largest Internet search company and the world's most powerful electronic surveillance organization are teaming up in the name of cybersecurity.
Under...The Washington Post From ACM News | February 4, 2010
There probably are just two times when you think about a traffic light.
When one just turned yellow. ("Can I make it?")
When one has been red for too long. ("Come...The Washington Post From ACM News | January 7, 2010
America has seen its last Lost Generation.
Thanks to an invisible armada of incessantly broadcasting satellites, collectively called the Global Positioning System...The Washington Post From ACM News | November 10, 2009