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Krishnadev Calamur

Krishnadev Calamur is a senior editor at The Atlantic, where he oversees news coverage. He is a former editor and reporter at NPR and the author of Murder in Mumbai.
Cybersecurity

Trump Believes Putin, Rejects American Findings on Election Hacking

“I do not see any reason why it would be” Russia, he said when asked if he believed Vladimir Putin over U.S. intelligence agencies.

IT Modernization

The Smartphone App That Tells You An Earthquake Is About to Hit

A deadly quake in Central Mexico on Tuesday was yet another test for the country’s sophisticated earthquake warning system.

CIO Briefing

NSA Is Changing Some of the Information It Collects

The agency says it’s stopping the controversial practice of collecting Americans’ emails that mention foreign intelligence targets.

Cybersecurity

Questions at the Senate Hearing on Russian Hacking

Did Moscow influence the U.S. election? Who else has been hacked? Could the CIA be wrong?

Emerging Tech

SpaceX's 'Difficult and Complex' Failure

Elon Musk says his company is investigating why the Falcon 9 rocket exploded last week before a scheduled launch.

CIO Briefing

A Win for 'Net Neutrality'

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the government's rules, which ensure consumers get equal access to internet.

Cybersecurity

FBI Director: Apple Case Doesn’t Set Encryption ‘Precedent’

The FBI director says the litigation with the tech company is about justice for the victims of the San Bernardino attack.

CIO Briefing

Apple vs. the FBI

The company says it will fight an order that instructs it to provide “reasonable technical assistance” to unlock an iPhone that belonged to one of the San Bernardino attackers.