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Former Intel employee pleads guilty to $1B theft charges
DARPA wants 'the love hormone' to treat PTSD, master propaganda

Investigators have “no freaking clue” what happened to missing WA mom and son

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Investigators have “no freaking clue” what happened to missing WA mom and son

Conficker worm still being tracked, but evidence collection slows

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The notorious malware known as the Conficker worm still infects computers, a sort of wild horse with no rider, but investigators appear no closer to finding its creator....
Conficker worm still being tracked, but evidence collection slows

US regulator shuts down 1,677 Internet pharmacies

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More than 1,600 websites selling pharmaceutical products, including some spoofing CVS and Walgreens pharmacies, were shut down this week in a sting involving 99 countries, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday.Close to 8,000 more were warned against selling unapproved drugs or those without a prescription. The FDA...
US regulator shuts down 1,677 Internet pharmacies

Feds reportedly plan to prosecute hackers sponsored by other nations

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US Justice Department officials plan to bring criminal charges against hackers, governments, and companies involved in nation-sponsored computer intrusions on US companies, according to a published report. "I'll give you a prediction," John Carlin, the principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the national security division of the Department of...
Feds reportedly plan to prosecute hackers sponsored by other nations

The FBI’s Secret Surveillance Letters to Tech Companies

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Just what kind of information can the government get with a “national security letter” – the tool that allows investigators to seek financial, phone and Internet data without a judge’s approval? It’s a secret....
The FBI’s Secret Surveillance Letters to Tech Companies

AR goggles take crime scene technology to CSI: Miami level

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Dutch researchers are looking to catapult crime scene investigation into the 21st century through the use of augmented reality (AR). The prototype system, designed by the Delft University of Technology, employs a pair of AR goggles, two head-mounted cameras and a portable laptop rig to allow investigators to build...
AR goggles take crime scene technology to CSI: Miami level

How to avoid buying 13 laptops in 15 minutes, then shipping them to a stranger in Sacramento

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Last week I bought 13 laptops from WalMart.com. All were pretty cheap, between $500 and $700, but 13 of them added up to a rather hefty $8,000 bill on my MasterCard. There were only two problems: I didn’t...
How to avoid buying 13 laptops in 15 minutes, then shipping them to a stranger in Sacramento

Whatsapp Given A Privacy Hosedown By Canadian And Dutch Regulators

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The messaging app transmits all contact numbers from a smartphone to its servers without deleting non-users. A joint investigation by Dutch and Canadian privacy regulators has found that Whatsapp, the photo-sharing, messaging and all things social app has been storing non-users' contact data on its servers. Although there is...
Whatsapp Given A Privacy Hosedown By Canadian And Dutch Regulators

The Therapist May See You Anytime, Anywhere

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In the last few years researchers have been testing simple video-game-like programs aimed at relieving problems like anxiety and depression, reports Benedict Carey in Tuesday's New York Times. The results have been encouraging enough that investigators are now delivering the programs on smartphones - therapy apps, in effect, that may...
The Therapist May See You Anytime, Anywhere

Independent Inspector Says Foxconn's Facilities Are 'First-Class' (AAPL)

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The Apple-ordered inspection of its supplier factories, including Foxconn facilities in China, is already under way by the independent group the Free Labor Association. While it's too early for any concrete results, Reuters spoke to the Auret van Heerden, president of the FLA, about what he's seen so far....
Independent Inspector Says Foxconn's Facilities Are 'First-Class' (AAPL)

Korean police contradict Samsung over fatal gas leak, say acid got into the environment

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Samsung has already been given a small fine for not reporting a fatal gas leak promptly enough, but now it could be in more serious trouble. At the time of the accident, which led to the death of a maintenance contractor, the manufacturer released a statement indicating that the...
Korean police contradict Samsung over fatal gas leak, say acid got into the environment
EU will charge Samsung 'very soon' in Apple antitrust case

Dropbox Has Hired Guns Investigating Its Spam Problem

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Dropbox accounts were recently exposed to a spam attack and the cloud storage company has brought in an outside team of investigators to help put a lid on the problem, reports TechCrunch. The trouble started yesterday when some users began reporting spam attacks on their accounts, despite the fact that...
Dropbox Has Hired Guns Investigating Its Spam Problem
Kim Dotcom: US "planted" evidence to obtain illegal search warrants
Samsung says no underage workers found at Chinese factory, vows to fix poor conditions

Investigation reveals cause of battery fire on Boeing 787 Dreamliner

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In early January, a Boeing 787 Dreamliner flying for Japan Airlines caught fire at Boston’s Logan International Airport; eight days later another 787 flying for All Nippon Airlines had to make an emergency lading when batteries again showed signs of failure. These battery scares led to the grounding of...
Investigation reveals cause of battery fire on Boeing 787 Dreamliner
Suspected al Qaeda operative encrypted terrorist plans in porn file
Chinese government tries to quell fears of the upcoming 'doomsday'

Sea-Tac Cargo robbed of $2.44 million in Wii U consoles

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According to ABC News, thieves stole 7,000 Nintendo Wii U gaming consoles between 9PM Saturday and noon Sunday under the cover of weather. The thieves pulled into Seattle-Tacoma Airport's Air Cargo warehouse and loaded 64 shrink-wrapped pallets of consoles into semi-trucks brought for the purpose. Investigators are looking for two...
Sea-Tac Cargo robbed of $2.44 million in Wii U consoles

Investigators: Obama uses Connecticut Soc. Sec. Number

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Investigators: Obama uses Connecticut Soc. Sec. Number

Google France’s tax situation under assessment as e-mails and documents were seized

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Google France may not be able to avoid a tax adjustment procedure which could cost the company up to €100m, the French magazine L’Express reports on its website. L’Express also reveals that customs and tax officials visited Google’s Parisian offices on a search warrant last June. While the search occurred months...
Google France’s tax situation under assessment as e-mails and documents were seized
FAA may approve Boeing 787 Dreamliner test flights as early as this week

Intel Challenges Record-Setting $1.4 Billion EU Antitrust Fine

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Chipmaker Intel went to court in Luxembourg today to try to overturn a $1.45 billion antitrust fine imposed by European Union regulators in 2009, according to Reuters. The EU imposed the penalty — its largest ever — after finding that Intel had used anticompetitive tactics against rival Advanced Micro Devices....
Intel Challenges Record-Setting $1.4 Billion EU Antitrust Fine

Judges Questioned Use of Cellphone Tracking Devices

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Judges in California have raised concerns about use of cellphone tracking devices known as "stingrays," suggesting investigators have been using the technology without explaining to exactly what they are doing, according to internal Justice Department emails....
Judges Questioned Use of Cellphone Tracking Devices

Brazil's Music Collection Societies Convicted Of Price Fixing

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Almost exactly a year ago we wrote about how Brazil's performance rights organization, ECAD (which is the trade association for the Brazilian equivalents of ASCAP, BMI and SESAC), was trying to shake down anyone who embedded a YouTube video, even though ECAD already had an agreement with YouTube. Basically, they...
Brazil's Music Collection Societies Convicted Of Price Fixing

Surveillance Videos Of Williamsburg Cyclist's Death Don't Match Investigators' Reports

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Under pressure from a lawsuit filed by the family of killed cyclist Mathieu Lefevre, the NYPD has released surveillance video recovered from the scene of the accident last October. And like all the other information that the NYPD has been forced to make public, the videos further underscore the...
Surveillance Videos Of Williamsburg Cyclist's Death Don't Match Investigators' Reports
Labor group says there's something fishy about Samsung's child labor claims

Samsung criticized for long work hours at supplier factories in China

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Despite Samsung Electronics' efforts to rectify labor violations at its factories in China, little has changed for some workers. "Samsung had its investigators come to the factory. When they came, they just walked around a bit, that's all," said a security guard surnamed Wu, who works at Chitwing Mould...
Samsung criticized for long work hours at supplier factories in China
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