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Ellen Pao leaves the Civic Center Courthouse during a lunch break in her trial in San Francisco.File - In this Feb. 24, 2015, file photo, Ellen Pao leaves the Civic Center Courthouse during a lunch break in her trial in San Francisco. Pao lost a high-profile gender bias lawsuit against an elite Silicon Valley venture capital firm. | Photo: Eric Risberg, Associated Press

Jessica Guynn Exclusive: Venture Capital To Make Diversity Pledge

Venture capitalists will pledge concrete measures to bring greater diversity to their predominantly white male profession during a high-profile event at the White House.

Charlie Miller (left) and Chris Valasek hacking into a Jeep Cherokee from Miller's basementCharlie Miller, left, a security researcher at Twitter, and Chris Valasek, director of Vehicle Security Research at IOActive, have exposed the security vulnerabilities in automobiles by hacking into cars remotely, controlling the cars' various controls from the radio volume to the brakes. Photographed on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 in Ladue, Mo. (Photo © Whitney Curtis for WIRED.com)

Hackers Remotely Kill Jeep On Highway

Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek hack into a Jeep Cherokee from Miller’s basement.

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Sony Settles With FTC Over False Advertising

Sony Computer Entertainment America (“Sony”) has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it deceived consumers with false advertising. FTC also charges Los Angeles ad agency with promoting console through deceptive Twitter endorsements.

President Barack Obama signs an Executive Order to provide consumers with more tools to secure their financial future by assisting victims of identity theft, improving the Government’s payment security as a customer and a provider, and accelerating the transition to stronger security technologies and the development of next-generation payment security toolsPresident Barack Obama signs an Executive Order to provide consumers with more tools to secure their financial future by assisting victims of identity theft, improving the Government’s payment security as a customer and a provider, and accelerating the transition to stronger security technologies and the development of next-generation payment security tools, at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in Washington, D.C., Oct. 17, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

The President’s BuySecure Initiative: Protecting Americans from Credit Card Fraud and Identity Theft

Friday, President Obama signed a new Executive Order — the first part of the new BuySecure initiative — that takes critical steps to protect consumers’ financial security and improve confidence in the marketplace.