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Niraj Chokshi

CIO Briefing

State Department Spent $630K to Buy Facebook 'Likes'

Employees thought money was wasted on 'buying fans,' IG found.

CIO Briefing

The Biggest Threat to the Economy Could Come From Outer Space

A repeat of an 1859 geomagnetic storm could cost 10 to 20 times as much as Hurricane Katrina.

Data

NSA Forced Verizon To Turn Over Data on Millions of Customers

Big data sets can be used to uniquely identify individuals.

CIO Briefing

Super Bowl blackout could energize a debate on power grid

Improvements could resolve the issues that took out power during the game.