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Apple, Samsung Take Steps To Combat Cell Phone Theft But Pressed to Do More

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In their latest products, both Apple and Samsung are taking steps to make stolen phones less useful to those who purloin them. Shutterstock / Innershadows Photography Apple is adding an “activation lock” option in iOS 7 that would prevent thieves from reactivating a stolen phone, while Samsung has partnered with...
Apple, Samsung Take Steps To Combat Cell Phone Theft But Pressed to Do More

Sprint hit with $300 million lawsuit for tax fraud in New York

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Sprint has been slapped with a $300 million lawsuit by New York state for tax fraud, the attorney general's office announced Thursday. The carrier allegedly submitted false records that allowed it to underpay taxes, in the interest of keeping its monthly charges low to "obtain an advantage over its...
Sprint hit with $300 million lawsuit for tax fraud in New York

State and City Officials to Investigate Anti-Theft Practices of Cellphone Makers Following Summit

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Several state and city law enforcement officials are teaming up to launch an investigation on why smartphone manufacturers including Apple have not done more to combat device thefts, reports the Huffington Post. The investigation will be conducted by attorneys general in six different states along with district attorneys and police...
State and City Officials to Investigate Anti-Theft Practices of Cellphone Makers Following Summit
Government officials call on Google, Samsung, Apple & others to secure smartphones following increasing thefts

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?
Officials Want to Know Why Manufacturers Haven't Solved the Smartphone Theft Epidemic

New York's Government Asks Apple What It's Going To Do About All Those iPhone Thefts (AAPL, GOOG)

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New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is pressing gadget companies like Apple and Google over what they can do to help prevent handheld device theft, reports Bloomberg. In a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook, he wrote, "I seek to understand why companies that can develop sophisticated handheld electronics, such as...
New York's Government Asks Apple What It's Going To Do About All Those iPhone Thefts (AAPL, GOOG)
New York sues Sprint for $300 million over alleged tax fraud
New York vs. Sprint: state sues for more than $300M over unpaid taxes

New York District Attorney Calls for Summit with Cellphone Makers to Combat Device Theft

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With the theft of Apple products on the rise, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has called for a summit with representatives from the four major smartphone manufacturers, reports the Huffington Post. Next week, Schneiderman plans to meet with officials from Apple, Google, Samsung, and Microsoft, where he will present...
New York District Attorney Calls for Summit with Cellphone Makers to Combat Device Theft

Sprint sued for $300m by New York over tax fraud allegation

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The New York attorney general's office has filed a sued against wireless carrier Sprint that seeks over $300 million for allegedly not paying sales tax in the state for seven years. The third-largest US carrier is accused of deliberately failing to collect and pay sales taxes on flat-rate access charges...
Sprint sued for $300m by New York over tax fraud allegation

SF, NY prosecutors launching 'Save our Smartphones' anti-theft initiative today

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The District Attorneys of New York and San Francisco are teaming up with police and government groups to cut down on smartphone-related muggings. George Gascón (SF) and Eric Schneiderman (NY) will announce "Save our Smartphones" at a summit in New York later today, after meeting with representatives from Apple,...
SF, NY prosecutors launching 'Save our Smartphones' anti-theft initiative today
New York requests help from Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Samsung to stop smartphone thefts
State of New York sues Sprint for more than $300m, claims carrier failed to bill customers for $100m in taxes

Intel settles antitrust lawsuit with New York attorney general, pays hardly anything

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Intel's three-year tussle with the state of New York finally came to an end yesterday, with a settlement of relatively harmless proportion. Under the arrangement, Intel will have to shell out a mere $6.5 million to resolve a 2009 antitrust lawsuit filed by then-attorney general Andrew Cuomo. Cuomo, who...
Intel settles antitrust lawsuit with New York attorney general, pays hardly anything

NY Attorney General Asks Tech Companies to Solve Phone Theft For Him

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(Photo: Let's Unlock iPhone) New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is worried about our state's significant uptick in phone thefts, but that's really more Tim Cook's problem. Bloomberg reports that Mr. Schneiderman has penned a letter to tech giants like Google and Apple asking them why, if you guys are...
NY Attorney General Asks Tech Companies to Solve Phone Theft For Him

New York Partners With Tech Companies to Purge Sex Offenders From Xbox Live, World of Warcraft

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via mourlife.com Typically online sexual predators are depicted infiltrating Facebook or chat rooms, not the equally as networked world of online gaming. That might be why it's taken authorities awhile to identify those avatars as a potential target. In an unprecedented initiative dubbed "Operation: Game Over," however, New York state...
New York Partners With Tech Companies to Purge Sex Offenders From Xbox Live, World of Warcraft

New York attorney general asks phone makers to share anti-theft plans

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New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has sent letters to several smartphone makers asking them to explain what they're doing to deter thefts, Bloomberg reports. Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Samsung are said to have been contacted on May 10th. "I seek to understand why companies that can develop sophisticated handheld...
New York attorney general asks phone makers to share anti-theft plans

Apple announces 'Activation Lock' theft deterrent feature for iOS 7 ahead of gov't meeting on rising smartphone crime

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Ahead of a meeting with government officials later this month to discuss how Apple could prevent increasing smartphone crimes, Apple today introduced a new feature for called ‘Activation Lock’ that it says will be a “a really powerful theft deterrent” when released later this fall in iOS 7. We...
Apple announces 'Activation Lock' theft deterrent feature for iOS 7 ahead of gov't meeting on rising smartphone crime

Apple's law-enforcement critics 'appreciative' of new activation lock

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Two prominent law enforcers in the U.S. who have been pushing Apple to do more to combat iPhone theft say they appreciate a new feature previewed earlier Monday that could help make stolen iPhones more difficult for thieves to resell.The "activation lock" feature, which was shown at the company's...
Apple's law-enforcement critics 'appreciative' of new activation lock

Apple, Samsung Face Grilling Over Stolen Smartphone Epidemic

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New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has summoned representatives of the four largest smartphone makers to a summit next week where he plans to press them on their failure to address soaring thefts of their products.Schneiderman, along with San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon, will question Apple, Google, Samsung and...
Apple, Samsung Face Grilling Over Stolen Smartphone Epidemic

Government officials call on Apple, Google & others to secure smartphones following increasing thefts

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After sending a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook, Google, and others questioning if the companies could be doing more to prevent increasing thefts of smartphones, State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has now scheduled a face to face meeting with the companies to discuss the issue. NYDailyNews reports Schneiderman...
Government officials call on Apple, Google & others to secure smartphones following increasing thefts

Smartphone Makers Pressed to Combat Theft

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New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is pushing makers of handsets and wireless operating system software to do more to combat the exploding theft of smartphones....
Smartphone Makers Pressed to Combat Theft

New York A.G. removes 2,100 sex offenders from online games

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Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says that the people have been removed from games from Gaia Online, NCSoft, and THQ, among others. [Read more]...
New York A.G. removes 2,100 sex offenders from online games

New York Hits Sprint With $300 Million Lawsuit Over 7 Years Of Tax Dodging

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Now it seems as though Sprint may be joining that esteemed club. According to a new flurry of new reports, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has filed a $300 million lawsuit against the wireless carrier for (among other things) non-payment of taxes, and falsifying official documents. According to Reuters,...
New York Hits Sprint With $300 Million Lawsuit Over 7 Years Of Tax Dodging

New York sues Sprint for $300 million for not collecting taxes from customers

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Reuters: Sprint, the third-biggest U.S. mobile service provider, failed to bill customers for more than $100 million of taxes for its wireless services over seven years, according to New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. Sprint’s problems continue and it seems it might have been giving its customers an unfair break...
New York sues Sprint for $300 million for not collecting taxes from customers

New York Attorney General Presses Apple and Google on Smartphone Thefts

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With New York City seeing significant increases in the theft of Apple products in recent years -- up 40 percent in 2012 from the prior year -- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has written to a number of smartphone manufacturers to ask what the companies are doing to combat...
New York Attorney General Presses Apple and Google on Smartphone Thefts

New York Convinces Game Companies To Kick Registered Sex Offenders Off Gaming Services

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Back in 2008, New York passed a law requiring registered sex offenders to register all email addresses and social network accounts with the government. Since then, a number of states have passed similar laws and some social networks, such as Facebook, have resorted to simply banning sex offenders from the...
New York Convinces Game Companies To Kick Registered Sex Offenders Off Gaming Services

New York Sues Sprint for Tax Fraud

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Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (Getty) Sprint, the company your Dad uses for his holstered Nextel walkie talkie, apparently thought they could get away with not paying taxes. As it turns out, the reason Sprint contracts have been so cheap in recent years is because the company has been committing tax...
New York Sues Sprint for Tax Fraud
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