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A simple solution to end the encryption debate
TechCrunch David Gurle Contributor Share on Twitter David Gurle is the founder and chief executive of Symphony Comunication. Bill Harrington Contributor Bill Harrington is a former federal prosecutor and a partner at the... 32 minutes
Japan's new 'Airbnb law': a double-edged sword
PHYS.ORG Rental platforms like Airbnb are hoping for a boost from a new law coming into force next month in Japan ahead of an expected surge in demand for the 2020 Olympics, but experts warn... 10 hours
Apple started paying $15 billion European tax fine
TechCrunch It took a couple of years, but Apple has started to pay back illegal tax benefits to the Irish government. The company has paid $1.77 billion (€1.5 billion) into an escrow account... 1 day
Mugshot website 'owners' held over $2m extortion
Sky News Two men alleged to be co-owners of a website called mugshots.com have been arrested on suspicion of extortion. 2 days
china bans a popular rage comics website for making fun of a communist hero China bans a popular rage comics website for making fun of a communist hero
THE VERGE China has banned the most popular rage comics... 2 days
Does Google’s Duplex violate two-party consent laws?
TechCrunch Google's Duplex, which calls businesses on your behalf and imitates a real human, ums and ahs included, has sparked a bit of controversy among privacy advocates. Doesn't Google recording a person's voice and sending... 2 days
Gay-friendly Apple weighs North Carolina despite LGBT laws
ABC NEWS Gay-rights advocates are divided on a potential marriage between one of the corporations most friendly to LGBT workers and causes and North Carolina, where a law passed two years ago and still... 2 days
you can now skip netflix intros with your chromecast You can now skip Netflix intros with your Chromecast
THE VERGE You can now skip the Netflix intros that you only watch at the start of a season with your Chromecast.... 2 days
man trespasses in casey neistat s workspace in yet another example of fan transgression Man trespasses in Casey Neistat’s workspace in yet another example of fan transgression
THE VERGE VIDEO On the morning of March 15th, YouTube influencer Casey Neistat... 2 days
Mugshot website 'owners' arrested over $2m extortion
Sky News Two men alleged to be co-owners of a website called mugshots.com have been arrested on suspicion of extortion. 2 days
How Google, Facebook will adapt to Europe's new privacy law
PHYS.ORG Companies large and small are updating their privacy policies and service terms to comply with upcoming European Union rules governing data and privacy. Only EU users are technically... 2 days
apple pays first billion dollars of 15bn total irish tax ruling Apple pays first billion dollars of $15bn total Irish tax ruling
9to5Mac In agreement with legal process, Apple has now paid the first tranche of the... 2 days
hbo and sky are launching a new documentary series about adnan syed HBO and Sky are launching a new documentary series about Adnan Syed
THE VERGE HBO and Sky have announced they’re launching a new documentary series called The Case Against Adnan Syed directed by Academy Award nominee Amy Berg.... 2 days
How Google, Facebook will adapt to Europe's new privacy law
ABC NEWS How Google, Facebook will adapt to Europe's new privacy law 2 days
Before you invest in cryptocurrency, read this
PHYS.ORG We've all heard the headline stories about cryptocurrencies – they're millionaire-makers and dream-destroyers. They're part of a decentralised market that supports criminal activity, yada yada yada. But how do you separate facts from fiction?... 2 days
US mugshot website owners face criminal charges
BBC The site published images of people taken by police after arrest and asked for cash to remove them. 2 days
Vermont legislators pass a drug importation law. So what?
NEWS MEDICAL This week, Vermont passed a first-in-the-nation law that would facilitate the state's importation of prescription drugs wholesale from Canada. It represents the state's effort to tackle head-on the issue of... 2 days
'Flash cars and cash': Pair jailed for £1m cyber scam
Sky News Two members of a London-based Nigerian cyber crime group have been jailed after stealing more than £1m. 3 days
waze for ios is finally coming to ford cars Waze for iOS is finally coming to Ford cars
THE VERGE After announcing that t was coming at CES and showing us a beta version in late January, Ford... 3 days
sony s promised google assistant update for its headphones is finally rolling out Sony’s promised Google Assistant update for its headphones is finally rolling out
THE VERGE Sony is finally rolling out deeper support for Google Assistant on some of its headphones, making good on a promise it made at CES... 3 days
We heard you like Marvel so we're here to give you more Marvel - CNET
CNET Introducing our latest newsletter, a Marvel-centric feast of opinions, packed full of the best stuff we've written on... 3 days
China car app Didi updates safety measures after murder
BBC The country's equivalent of Uber is overhauling a service following the murder of a female passenger 3 days
Critics attack Brazil's 'poison law' on pesticides
PHYS.ORG Critics including supermodel Gisele Bundchen are attacking a push to loosen Brazil's regulations on pesticides, calling the proposed legislation a "poison law." 3 days
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tesla crash involving autopilot prompts federal investigation Tesla crash involving Autopilot prompts federal investigation
THE VERGE The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating a Tesla Model S that may have involved the electric car maker’s autonomous Autopilot... 4 days
AP analysis shows how Bill Gates influences education policy
ABC NEWS Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates saw an opportunity with a new federal education law that has widespread repercussions on American classrooms 4 days
State to defend California law allowing life-ending drugs
ABC NEWS Advocates say the terminally ill may suffer unnecessarily after a judge threw out a California law that allows adults to obtain a prescription for life-ending drugs 4 days
Scientists study lava for clues to how volcano will behave
PHYS.ORG Whether spewing from the ground in red plumes or crawling in a fiery blob across neighborhoods, lava from the Kilauea volcano has produced the most arresting images of... 4 days
Europium points to new suspect in continental mystery
SCIENCE DAILY Clues from some unusual Arizona rocks pointed scientists toward a discovery -- a subtle chemical signature in rocks the world over -- that could answer a long-standing mystery: What stole the iron... 4 days
Facebook faces fresh criticism over ad targeting of sensitive interests
TechCrunch Is Facebook trampling over laws that regulate the processing of sensitive categories of personal data by failing to ask people for their explicit consent before it makes sensitive... 4 days
didi ride sharing giant of china overhauls service after passenger is killed Didi, ride-sharing giant of China, overhauls service after passenger is killed
THE VERGE While Uber is still reeling from the fatal crash involving one of its self-driving... 4 days
Emergency 911 technology struggles to keep up with the times
ABC NEWS In this era of active shooters, police shootings and global terrorism, a patchwork of technology around the country can make the experience of calling 911 vastly different depending... 4 days
Samsung and Apple are back in court over iPhone design. Here's why.
PHYS.ORG Samsung and Apple return to a San Jose, Calif. district courtroom Monday to resume a patent infringement dispute that dates to 2011. The latest... 4 days
Appeals court refuses to toss Planned Parenthood video suit
ABC NEWS A U.S. appeals court has refused to dismiss a lawsuit by Planned Parenthood over videos that a group says show employees of the organization illegally selling parts of aborted fetuses 4 days
Europium points to new suspect in continental mystery
PHYS.ORG Clues from some unusual Arizona rocks pointed Rice University scientists toward a discovery—a subtle chemical signature in rocks the world over—that could answer a long-standing mystery: What stole the iron from Earth's... 4 days
Can't type? Apple faces class-action lawsuit over defective MacBook keyboards
PHYS.ORG Apple faces a proposed class action lawsuit over allegedly defective "butterfly" type keyboards in the company's MacBook and MacBook Pro laptops. 4 days
The Latest: California to appeal ruling on life-ending drugs
ABC NEWS California's attorney general plans to appeal a Riverside County judge's ruling blocking a 2016 state law that allows adults to obtain a prescription for life-ending drugs 4 days
new toronto declaration calls on algorithms to respect human rights New Toronto Declaration calls on algorithms to respect human rights
THE VERGE Today in Toronto, a coalition of human rights and technology groups released a new declaration on... 4 days
anti sex trafficking law fosta is hurting online sex educators too Anti-sex trafficking law FOSTA is hurting online sex educators too
THE VERGE O.School set out to be an inclusive sex ed platform, but now FOSTA and internal strife... 4 days
poppy s legal battle woes are years in the making Poppy’s legal-battle woes are years in the making
THE VERGE VIDEO Everything you need to know about the lawsuit enveloping Poppy, Mars Argo and Titanic Sinclair Continue reading… 4 days
British cybersecurity expert heads to court in malware case
PHYS.ORG A British cybersecurity expert accused of creating and distributing malware designed to steal banking passwords is headed to court for a hearing on what evidence may be used in the... 4 days
Bill Gates gives $44M to influence state education plans
PHYS.ORG Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates saw an opportunity with a new federal education law that has widespread repercussions for American classrooms. 4 days
Bill Gates gives $44M to influence state education plans
ABC NEWS Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates saw an opportunity with a new federal education law that has widespread repercussions on American classrooms 4 days
China’s Didi pares back ‘hitchhiking’ car service following passenger murder
TechCrunch Didi Chxuing is making big changes to Hitch, its inter-city carpooling service, following the murder of a passenger at the hands of a driver earlier this month. Last week,... 4 days
supreme court declines to hear podcast patent troll case hands the win to eff Supreme Court declines to hear podcast patent troll case, hands the win to EFF
9to5Mac Podcasting has walked a fine legal line ever... 5 days
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9to5Mac Apple’s butterfly keyboard has long-been controversial,... 5 days
Judge tosses California law allowing life-ending drugs
ABC NEWS California judge says Legislature unconstitutionally enacted 2016 state law allowing the terminally ill to end their lives 5 days
In Germany, controversial law gives Bavarian police new power to use DNA
Science Magazine State law allows DNA profiling for specific traits for the first time in Germany 5 days
Lawsuit contends energy lease sales will affect environment
ABC NEWS Environmental groups and Montana landowners are suing to cancel the U.S. government's sale of 287 oil and gas leases on federal land in the state 5 days
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9to5Mac Podcasting has walked a fine legal line ever... 5 days
Lawsuit contends energy lease sales will affect environment
PHYS.ORG Environmental groups and three Montana landowners sued Tuesday to cancel hundreds of recent oil and gas lease sales, saying the U.S. government's leasing of public lands is skyrocketing without understanding how all... 5 days
Hidden Pages in Anne Frank’s Diary Deciphered After 75 Years
HISTORY The new material reveals a different side of the murdered teenage author. 5 days
Poland ready to end extensive logging in pristine old forest
PHYS.ORG Poland's environment authorities say a decision has been made to stop the extensive logging in one of Europe's oldest forests that has been declared illegal by a top... 5 days
WTO says EU has failed to stop illegal Airbus subsidies
PHYS.ORG The European Union has failed to remove its illegal subsidies for Airbus, the World Trade Organization said Tuesday, in a major victory for the United States and its... 5 days
Swiss police investigate fatal crash, fire involving Tesla
PHYS.ORG Police in southern Switzerland say they are investigating the death of a German man after a Tesla car he was driving crashed into a guardrail and burst into flames last week. 5 days
Swiss police investigate fatal crash, fire involving Tesla
ABC NEWS Police in southern Switzerland are investigating the death of a German man after a Tesla that he was driving crashed into a guardrail and burst into flames 5 days
Swiss police investigate deadly crash, fire involving Tesla
ABC NEWS Police in southern Switzerland are investigating the death of a German man after a Tesla that he was driving crashed into a guardrail and burst into flames 5 days
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THE VERGE Facebook says that it won’t send Mark Zuckerberg... 5 days
Rhino horn used to comfort the terminally ill in Vietnam
SCIENCE DAILY From treating cancer and erectile dysfunction to managing hangovers, the horns of endangered wild rhinoceros are widely used as a medical cure-all in parts of Asia. A new... 5 days
Physicist investigates black holes like crime scenes
PHYS.ORG Nicholas Warner wants to figure out how matter behaves at the most extreme frontier of the universe. Warner, professor of physics and astronomy and mathematics at USC Dornsife, recently received a prestigious grant from... 5 days
Rhino horn used to comfort the terminally ill in Vietnam
PHYS.ORG The horns of endangered wild rhinoceroses are widely used as a folk cure-all in parts of Asia. A new Danish-Vietnamese study from the University of Copenhagen uncovers new... 5 days
Kaspersky Lab leaving Russia for Switzerland
Sky News Kaspersky Lab is moving its core infrastructure from Russia to Switzerland after reports that the Kremlin used the company's anti-virus software to steal classified US information. 5 days
EU seeks to protect citizens in data 'jungle': minister
PHYS.ORG The Facebook scandal has laid bare the urgency of protecting personal information in a digital "jungle," the EU's justice minister said before new European data rules become law. 5 days
Face recognition police tools 'staggeringly inaccurate'
BBC Privacy group Big Brother Watch says failure rates for the technology are "staggering". 6 days
Hackers divert funds from Mexico banks, amount unclear: official
PHYS.ORG Hackers have stolen an unknown amount of money from banks in Mexico in a series of cyber attacks on the country's interbank payments system, an official said Monday. 6 days
apple vp lisa jackson wins 2018 environmental achievement award Apple VP Lisa Jackson Wins 2018 Environmental Achievement Award
MacRumors Apple's vice president of environment, policy, and social initiatives Lisa Jackson is being awarded the 2018 Environmental Award... 6 days
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THE VERGE Most of the time, people want to sweat less. But... 6 days
apple vp lisa jackson receiving environmental achievement award for greening apple s supply chain Apple VP Lisa Jackson receiving Environmental Achievement Award for ‘greening Apple’s supply chain’
9to5Mac The Environmental Law Institute has today announced that Apple’s VP... 6 days
Supreme Court allows states to legalize sports betting, opening floodgates for online gambling profits
TechCrunch Whoever had the over on DraftKings‘ boss Jason Robins and FanDuel chief executive Matt King being given a potential billion... 6 days
researchers have found a vulnerability in two popular email encryption protocols Researchers have found a vulnerability in two popular email encryption protocols
THE VERGE European security researchers have found an alarming new vulnerability in the most common forms... 6 days
French women criticize proposed sexual violence bill
ABC NEWS France's lower house of parliament on Monday started debating a law to fight sexual and gender-based violence _ a proposed bill that comes in the wake of the #MeToo movement but is being strongly... 6 days
apple faces class action lawsuit over defective keyboards in recent macbook macbook pro models Apple Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over 'Defective' Keyboards in Recent MacBook, MacBook Pro Models
MacRumors Apple has been hit with a class action... 6 days
Trump throws ZTE a lifeline, Apple faces keyboard lawsuit video - CNET
CNET In today's news, Chinese phone manufacturer ZTE gets a reprieve, Apple faces a lawsuit over faulty Macbook keyboards and NASA takes a helicopter to... 6 days
Preparing for the 'silver tsunami'
SCIENCE DAILY A law professor suggests how to address nation's looming health-care and economic crisis caused by surging baby-boom population. 6 days
Forensics: New tool predicts eye, hair and skin color from a DNA sample of an unidentified individual
SCIENCE DAILY An international team has developed a novel tool to accurately predict eye, hair and... 6 days
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9to5Mac Yep, seven years after the billion-dollar patent trial... 6 days
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9to5Mac The families of several of those killed in... 6 days
Counter-terrorism police are now training with virtual terrorists
PHYS.ORG VIDEO What if you could save an airport from terrorists, escape insurgents in South Sudan, and rescue civilians in an underground station all in one morning? With modern technology, the ability to recreate... 6 days
Forensic accounting can predict future food fraud
PHYS.ORG Food fraud, where different or low-quality food is deliberately mislabelled and sold as high-quality goods, risks the health of consumers as well as the economic viability of producers and manufacturers. To combat this, researchers... 6 days
Facial-recognition software inaccurate in 98% of cases, report finds - CNET
CNET Metropolitan Police in the UK have had sketchy results with the crime-fighting tool. 7 days
Malaysia's fake-news law is here to stay, new PM says - CNET
CNET Mahathir Mohamad was targeted by the fake-news law just weeks ago, but the new prime minister says it's a matter of amend, not abolish. 7 days
Police don’t know if crashed Tesla was in Autopilot
Sky News A Tesla car which can be driven semi-autonomously - although drivers must keep their hands on the wheel - has crashed into a fire department truck stopped at a red... 7 days
uk newsstands will sell porn passes to verify ages under new laws UK newsstands will sell ‘porn passes’ to verify ages under new laws
THE VERGE Last year, Britain approved the Digital Economy Act 2017, which included strict new rules regarding access to pornographic websites. When the law goes into... 7 days
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THE VERGE Six major hardware manufacturers received warning letters from the US... 1 week
Apple MacBook keyboard issue prompts lawsuit - CNET
CNET Unresponsive keys? If compressed air doesn't work, try an attorney (that seems to be the plaintiffs' approach). 1 week
Apple keyboard issue prompts lawsuit - CNET
CNET Unresponsive keys? If compressed air doesn't work, try an attorney (that seems to be the plaintiffs' approach). 1 week
Apple hit with lawsuit over the “completely reinvented” Macbook keyboard it rolled out back in 2015
TechCrunch A little more than three years ago, Apple just announced a new MacBook with a “butterfly” keyboard that... 1 week
What do AI and blockchain mean for the rule of law?
TechCrunch Digital services have frequently been in collision — if not out-and-out conflict — with the rule of law. But what happens when technologies such as deep... 1 week
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9to5Mac Apple’s polarizing butterfly keyboard design is now causing the company some legal issues. A new class... 1 week
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Why the drugmaker that paid Trump’s lawyer $1.2 million is so worried
NEWS MEDICAL President Donald Trump didn't mention Novartis or other drugmakers by name last year when he said the industry is "getting away with murder." 1 week
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Uber, Lyft drivers hit roadblock on Seattle labor union law - CNET
CNET A federal appeals court says no to collective bargaining, for now. 1 week
Appeals court reinstates challenge to Seattle rideshare law
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Facebook sued over collection of mobile call and text data - CNET
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This senator wants to know why police can track any phone in seconds - CNET
CNET For cops, tracking your location through your smartphone has become dead simple. 1 week
Google is making it easier to manage the user data it collects
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Man trespasses in Casey Neistat’s workspace in yet another example of fan transgression
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Ring expands real-time safety and crime alerts from neighbors and law enforcement into dedicated app
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Automakers believe EPA boss Pruitt went too far with CAFE slash - Roadshow
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