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The NSA can now share unfiltered surveillance data with other intelligence agencies

Barely a week before he leaves office, U.S. President Barack Obama's administration has authorized controversial new legislation that grants America's 16 intelligence organizations access to raw commu

WikiLeaks reveals Barack Obama’s pre-presidential email address

R.I.P. Barack Obama's inbox. Among the many secrets and not-so-secrets exposed by WikiLeaks in the dump of Clinton campaign head John Podesta's emails is the president's personal email address.

Obama roasts Samsung over burning phones

The president just made a joke about Samsung's ongoing exploding-phone problem during a speech. If this isn't peak Note 7, I don't know what is.

Obama, Leonardo DiCaprio and scientist Katharine Hayhoe talk climate change at SXSL

At an SXSL panel on Monday, President Obama, actor, environmentalist and philanthropist Leonardo DiCaprio and scientist Katharine Hayhoe discussed climate change and what we can possibly due to curb i

William Hurley on Honest Dollar’s sale to Goldman Sachs

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7 lessons CEOs can learn from President Obama’s video strategy

Regardless of your political orientation, it is hard to argue against the success of the digital media strategy that President Obama and his team implemented to engage millions of Americans over the p

#CSForAll: Ensuring tech access for all students

On the heels of the White House Computer Science For All initiative (#CSForAll) announcement and the celebration of National Engineers Week, we are excited about the work being done to make STEM op

The long road ahead: Obama’s cybersecurity action is a step toward change

President Obama’s recent announcement of the creation of the Cybersecurity National Action Plan (CNAP) made waves across government and tech audiences, as it proposed a $19 billion budget to bulk up

Why TechHire needs to continue with the next U.S. president

We’re now a year into the White House’s TechHire initiative to help more Americans qualify for better, higher-paying tech jobs regardless of their pedigree. The verdict so far? TechHire has seen s

President Obama Calls On Tech Companies To Aid In The Syrian Refugee Crisis

Obama has asked the American people to do what they can to aid the Syrian refugee crisis. He's now asking Silicon Valley to do the same. The U.S. has provided $4.5 billion in aid to the crisis so far

CrunchWeek: Obama On Net Neutrality, Microsoft Open Sources .NET, And Twitter Meets Wall Street

On this week's episode of CrunchWeek, I was joined by TechCrunch writer Alex Wilhelm and editor Ryan Lawler to talk about the biggest surprises in the tech scene.

For President Obama, A Net Neutrality Reprise

President Obama's recent comments in favor of strong net neutrality regulations ignited a fresh round of media coverage: He's opposed to Internet fast lanes! Hold loose everyone, we're in charted wate

Obama Wants Sanctions On Those Using Technology In Human Rights Abuses

Much has been said about the role social media has come to play in the global landscape over the last few years. Whether one sees it as the tool of revolutions or not, Facebook, Twitter, and other med

Ready, Set, Crowdfund: President Obama To Sign JOBS Act Tomorrow

On March 22nd, a slightly modified "Jumpstart Our Business Startups (or JOBS) Act" <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/03/22/senate-passes-crowdfunding/">was approved by the Senate</a> in a 73-2

Babelverse To Offer Live Voice Translations For State Of The Union In Up To 7K Languages

Tonight, President Obama will give his 2012 State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress. The annual address, which will take place Tuesday night at 9pm EST/6pm PST (<a href="http://w

Remember When Twitter Was A Joke? No One Is Laughing Anymore.

I recall a time a few years ago when Twitter was scoffed at. It was the <a href="http://www.techmeme.com/080428/p37#a080428p37">blogosphere's punching-bag</a>. It was the stupid little service that no

US, China Compare Clean Tech, Environmental Concerns at the Whitehouse

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/hu-obama-whitehouse.jpg?w=300" width="300" height="199" class="shot2" /></img> Today, President Barack Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao r

President Obama wants hybrid limo, Secret Service says no

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/obamacar.jpg" />President <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/nzxt/">Obama</a> wanted his motorcade to be as environmentally friendly