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3 years 10 months ago

Data overload block tracking of sex offenders

A company that provides electronic monitoring to track sex offenders, parolees and others says its system shut down after unexpectedly hitting its data storage limit. That left authorities across 49 states unaware of offenders' movement for about 12 hours. BI Incorporated spokesman Jock Waldo says that prisons and other...

4 years 2 months ago

Google accidentally collected private data

Google representatives say they're working with authorities to address privacy concerns over its mapping service. Last month, Google acknowledged it had mistakenly collected data over public Wi-Fi networks in more than 30 countries. Authorities fear the collection may violate privacy laws. Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal held a news...

4 years 5 months ago

New satellite begins sending solar data to Earth

A new NASA satellite designed to help predict disruptive solar storms has begun transmitting data to Earth about five weeks after launch. University of Colorado scientists say they began getting information from the Solar Dynamics Observatory on Friday. Controllers have been adjusting the satellite's Earth orbit since the Feb. 11...

4 years 8 months ago

Governor's aide withdraws consideration for US attorney

Gov. Bill Ritter's deputy chief of staff has withdrawn from consideration to be the next U.S. attorney in Colorado amid questions raised during Ritter's gubernatorial campaign. Stephanie Villafuerte said Monday that a "needless and extraneous political fight" has overshadowed an independent assessment of her qualifications. During Ritter's 2006 campaign, the...

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