Day: June 6, 2015

NSA surveillance reforms: Are telecom companies ready?Big Brother

NSA surveillance reforms: Are telecom companies ready?

The USA Freedom Act, signed this week, has curbed the NSA’s mass surveillance powers. Now the phone companies are responsible
Social Security shelled out $17 bn in overpayments for disability benefitsMore News

Social Security shelled out $17 bn in overpayments for disability benefits

Social Security’s own watchdog found waste, fraud and abuse in its disability program, citing cases where benefits had been paid
Californians opting for ‘gray water’ recycling amid droughtRandom News

Californians opting for ‘gray water’ recycling amid drought

As California’s four-year drought persists, residents are increasingly turning to water recycling systems that allow for reuse of so-called “gray
2 gunmen rob NYC man of $1,100 worth of bitcoinsMore News

2 gunmen rob NYC man of $1,100 worth of bitcoins

Two men have held a New York City resident at gunpoint, robbing him of $1,100 in bitcoins on the street,
Police car swallowed up by massive sinkhole in ColoradoRandom News

Police car swallowed up by massive sinkhole in Colorado

A police officer in Colorado had a patrol ride to remember, after his vehicle was swallowed up by a giant
NY food banks seek $16 million in state funding to restock their barren shelvesFood & Health News

NY food banks seek $16 million in state funding to restock their barren shelves

Food banks across New York state are running out of food due to rising need and falling benefits. Now they