#SchumerShutdown was Russian bots' top hashtag, group says

As lawmakers in Washington, D.C. were close to a resolution to reopen the government, President Donald Trump got a boost from Russian bots in his quest to blame the shutdown on Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/22/schumershutdown-was-russian-bots-top-hashtag-group-says.html

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Gene editing about to get a lot more powerful

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are altering a powerful gene-editing technology in hopes of one day fighting diseases without making permanent changes to people’s DNA.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/30/gene-editing-about-to-get-lot-more-powerful.html

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Why scientists are fired up about futuristic space lasers

WASHINGTON — Pew, pew, pew! Epic laser battles with highly concentrated beams of deadly light punching through starship hulls, slicing off limbs — or instantly vaporizing spacecraft, bodies and even planets — have been a much-loved and time-honored tradition in science fiction for many decades.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/27/why-scientists-are-fired-up-about-futuristic-space-lasers.html

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Washington State University warns 1 million about stolen hard drive containing personal data

Washington State University sent letters earlier this month to 1 million people warning them they could be at risk of identity theft after a hard drive was in a locked safe that was stolen more than a month go.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/23/washington-state-university-warns-1-million-about-stolen-hard-drive-containing-personal-data.html

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Ransomware reportedly crippled DC camera network a week before inauguration

The Washington D.C. security camera network for public places was all but crippled earlier in January when ransomware was found to have locked up nearly two-thirds of all image recorders, each controlling up to four cameras.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/31/ransomware-reportedly-crippled-dc-camera-network-week-before-inauguration.html

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AUSA: New tanks, stealth Chevy trucks, flying radios and more

The U.S. Army converged on Washington D.C. for the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting at the Washington Convention Center that kicked off Monday.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/10/06/ausa-new-tanks-stealth-chevy-trucks-flying-radios-and-more.html

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Craig Federighi: Security is an endless race, but the FBI wants to roll it back to 2013

Article Image Apple’s head of software engineering Craig Federighi published an opinion in the Washington Post today that clarified the company’s reasoning behind refusing to weaken its products to appease a very public demand from the FBI.

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Washington State court rules that anonymous online reviewers are entitled to First Amendment protection

In a decision Monday, the Washington Court of Appeals ruled that anonymous reviewers on websites like lawyer review site Avvo.com are entitled to First Amendment protections. In the case, Florida-based divorce and family law attorney Deborah Thomson filed a defamation suit against a poster who published an anonymous negative review of her on the site. She asked the court to subpoena for information that could reveal the poster’s identity.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/07/07/washington-state-court-rules-that-anonymous-online-reviewers-are-entitled-to-first-amendment-protection/

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Apple's Cook references Steve Jobs, morals in commencement address

During his commencement address at George Washington University on Sunday, Apple CEO Tim Cook told graduates to follow their own North Star, saying there need not be a choice between “doing good and doing well.”

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11 amazing A-10 Warthog images

The future of the A-10 “Warthog” continues to be hotly debated in Washington following the Air Force’s plan to retire the attack jet.  Here are some of the most striking images of the iconic close air-support aircraft.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/slideshow/2015/05/15/11-amazing-10-images/

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How IBM's Watson supercomputer is battling cancer with advanced genomics

Back in 2003, when he was a fourth year medical student at Washington University in St. Louis looking at a career in oncology, Lukas Wartman was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. For Wartman, the diagnosis was bleak – while this type of leukemia, which affects the blood and bone marrow, is very treatable for children, it often proves fatal for adults. Two years of chemotherapy followed and Wartman went into remission and completed his medical studies. The reprieve was short-lived. By 2008, he relapsed again.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/05/14/how-ibms-watson-supercomputer-is-battling-cancer-with-advanced-genomics/

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Diagnosing sleep apnea with smartphone apps

New diagnostic apps developed by researchers at the University of Washington and Oxford University can detect sleep apnea with almost the same accuracy as traditional and expensive lab tests.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/204606-diagnosing-sleep-apnea-with-smartphone-apps

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Power grid’s failing infrastructure at risk of cyberattack

Tuesday’s power failure in Washington has once again raised questions about the vulnerability of America’s electric power grid.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/04/08/power-grids-failing-infrastructure-at-risk-of-cyberattack/

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Cook says discriminatory 'religious freedom' laws are dangerous, calls for action

In an editorial published by The Washington Post on Sunday, Apple CEO Tim Cook comes down hard on a spate of U.S. legislation he believes enables discrimination under the guise religious freedom.

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Secret Service plans to fly drones over Washington

The U.S. Secret Service says it will fly drones over the Washington area in the near future, just weeks after a White House drone incident highlighted the security risks posed by the technology.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/02/26/secret-service-plans-to-fly-drones-over-washington/

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Tim Cook to deliver commencement address at George Washington University, receive honorary doctorate

It was announced on Wednesday that Apple CEO Tim Cook will deliver George Washington University’s commencement address at the school’s graduation ceremony in May, where he will also receive an honorary doctorate of public service.

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