The number of U.S. government employees and contractors holding security clearances jumped to 4.86 million people last year from 4.7 million the year prior, according to the 2011 Report on Security Clearance Determinations, which the Director of National Intelligence has forwarded to Congress. In other words, another 160,000 people who were removed from the category of: “If we told you we’d have to kill you.”
Google has reportedly agreed to pay a record $ 22.5 million fine to the Federal Trade Commmission to settle charges that it violated a privacy consent decree it signed with the agency, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday.
Google, which signed a 20 year privacy agreement with the FTC following the ill-fated Google Buzz, was investigated for …
Google wants $ 4 million from Oracle to cover the costs it incurred during this spring’s epic legal battle over the Android mobile operating system.
There’s no stopping Instagram’s winning streak. On Friday, web developer Rakshith Krishnappa noticed that in the 10 days since CEO Kevin Systrom announced the service had hit the 30 million user milestone, Instagram had added another 10 million users to its list.
Fresh off a successful round of funding, Fisker debuts its all-new Atlantic plug-in hybrid on the eve of the New York Auto Show.
About 1.5 million cards were potentially stolen by hackers in the recent breach of Atlanta-based card processor Global Payments Inc, which said its loss-prevention software had been good enough to spot the data being siphoned from its servers, but not good enough to stop the leak.
A Romanian man has been arrested in a $ 1.5 million card-skimming operation that targeted 40 ATMs belonging to HSBC branches in New York.