Crime
UK makes 'first' conviction over 3-D printed gun  PHYS.ORG · 14 hours
A student was convicted on Wednesday of manufacturing a firearm using a 3-D printer, in what London's police said they believed was the first such successful prosecution in Britain. more
Score a new Veckle phone mount for your car for just $6  Windows Central · 13 hours
Phone mounts are essential for every vehicle. They let you see your GPS and music apps while keeping your phone out of arm's reach,... more
Colonial genocide is a composite act: A human rights analysis  PHYS.ORG · 17 hours
Canada is currently embroiled in a debate about whether the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls should have used the word "genocide" to describe... more
UK makes 'first' conviction over 3D printed gun  PHYS.ORG · 16 hours
A student was convicted on Wednesday of manufacturing a firearm using a 3D printer, in what London's police said they believed was the first such successful prosecution in Britain. more
Guns are often obtained just days before a crime, study finds  PHYS.ORG · 19 hours
Guns recovered from crimes are often a decade old, but knowing when a gun was manufactured doesn't reveal how many times it may have changed hands. more
$4.5M in settlements over deaths tied to doc in murder case  ABC NEWS · 19 hours
An Ohio hospital system has reached nearly $4.5 million in settlements so far over the deaths of patients who allegedly received excessive painkiller doses ordered by... more
Marijuana use increases, shifts away from illegal market  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
A new article reports that, based on analysis of public wastewater samples in at least one Western Washington population center, cannabis use both increased and substantially shifted from the illicit market since... more
Stonewall riots has brought attention to health care needs of LGBTQ people  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
June 28 marks the 50-year anniversary of the Stonewall riots -; sparked when police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay club in New York... more
Magic for Liars blends magic school with a murder mystery  THE VERGE · 5 days
Magic school clashes with a murder mystery in Magic for Liars, the debut novel from Sarah... more
There’s no reason to trust Amazon’s Choice  THE VERGE · 5 days
Ever since Amazon introduced its “Amazon’s Choice” label in 2015 to recommend certain products, a skeptical world has been trying to find... more
Moulton signs fellow 2020 hopeful Gillibrand's cyber pledge  ABC NEWS · 6 days
Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand says fellow challenger Seth Moulton has agreed to sign her cyber pledge not to use stolen or hacked material for political gain more
This is how you suspend Windows 10 BitLocker to perform system changes  Windows Central · 6 days
Are you using BitLocker drive encryption on your PC? Before trying to apply new firmware, hardware, or Windows 10 updates, follow this process to... more
How a cyber attack hampered Hong Kong protesters  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Massive public protests taking place in Hong Kong over the past week are aimed at a new extradition law, known as the Fugitive Offenders Ordinance, that would see accused criminals extradited to... more
San Francisco tapping AI to reduce racial bias in making criminal charges - CNET  CNET · 6 days
The technology will help Lady Justice keep her blindfold on, says San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón. more
The Alpine A110 is getting a faster S version and we're madder than ever - Roadshow  CNET · 6 days
There's no chance that the US will ever get this featherweight turbo coupe, and that's criminally... more
DEEPFAKES Accountability Act would impose unenforceable rules — but it’s a start  TechCrunch · 6 days
The new DEEPFAKES Accountability Act in the House — and yes, that's an acronym — would take steps to criminalize the synthetic media referred... more
Huawei is apparently showing ads on lockscreens for some of its phones  THE VERGE · 6 days
A number of Huawei phone owners have noticed that their devices have suddenly begun displaying ads in their lockscreens, according to Android Police. Users... more
Living and breathing while Black: Racial profiling and other acts of violence  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Recently, Shelby McPhee, a young Black male graduate student presenting at the largest Canadian academic gathering, the 88th annual Congress of the Humanities and... more
Earthquake tests new wireless network in far-flung Alaska  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
The police chief of Alaska's largest city hurried out of the department's glass building after the ground began to shake. Phone lines jammed and even police radios were spotty after a major... more
US prosecutors to use AI in bid to reduce racial bias  Sky News · 7 days
Prosecutors in San Francisco are to use artificial intelligence (AI) to try and reduce racial bias when considering whether to charge suspects with a crime. more
San Francisco using AI to make charging decisions colourblind  Sky News · 1 week
Prosecutors in San Francisco are to use artificial intelligence to try to reduce racial bias when considering whether to charge suspects with a crime. more
San Francisco prosecutors turn to AI to reduce racial bias  ABC NEWS · 1 week
In a first-of-its kind experiment, San Francisco prosecutors are turning to artificial intelligence to reduce bias in the criminal courts more
How a gender-swapped dating profile picture led to a cop’s arrest  Global News · 1 week
“I was just looking to get someone. He just happened to be a cop,” said the 20-year-old student. more
San Francisco prosecutors turn to AI to reduce racial bias  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
In a first-of-its kind experiment, San Francisco prosecutors are turning to artificial intelligence to reduce racial bias in the courts, adopting a system that strips certain identifying details... more
Helium launches $51M-funded “LongFi” IoT alternative to cellular  TechCrunch · 1 week
With 200X the range of WiFi at 1/1000th of the cost of a cellular modem, Helium’s “LongFi” wireless network debuts today. Its transmitters can help track stolen scooters, find missing dogs via... more
Men In Black: International is safe, bland, utterly sincere fun  THE VERGE · 1 week
In the original Men In Black, 1997’s loopy Barry Sonnenfeld comedy about a secret government agency... more
China surveillance fears drive protesters analogue  Sky News · 1 week
The Chinese government's surveillance apparatus is driving protesters away from digital technologies while police activity ramps up in Hong Kong. more
Doctored clip shows Facebook CEO championing 'stolen data'  Sky News · 1 week
Artists are challenging Facebook's policy of refusing to take down videos which have been manipulated to misrepresent their subjects by creating one about Mark Zuckerberg. more
Radiohead Defies Hackers, Releases Trove of Stolen Music From 'Ok Computer' Studio Recordings  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Radiohead on Tuesday released an 18-hour trove of private recordings from their 1997 album "OK Computer" after getting hacked by someone seeking... more
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s Fake Video to Stay on Instagram  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Instagram will refrain from taking down an ultra-realistic "deepfake video" of Facebook's CEO bragging about controlling billions of people's "stolen" personal data. more
The Latest: Woman claims 2008 sexual assault by UCLA doctor  ABC NEWS · 1 week
A Los Angeles County woman alleges she was sexually assaulted by former UCLA gynecologist in 2008_11 years before he was arrested in two other sexual abuse cases more
Feds: Nearly 1,700 arrested in child porn, abuse crackdown  ABC NEWS · 1 week
The Justice Department says nearly 1,700 people have been arrested following a two-month crackdown aimed at targeting suspected child predators more
Protect your PC with this $20 three-year subscription to Zemana AntiMalware  Windows Central · 1 week
Detect and remove malware, adware, and ransomware in real time with Zemana AntiMalware. If you own or use a PC, you're faced with the constant threat... more
Some sage security advice after Radiohead’s unreleased music hack  TechCrunch · 1 week
Bad news: Radiohead was hacked. Last week, a hacker stole the band’s lead singer Thom Yorke’s private minidisk archive from the band’s third album and subsequent major worldwide hit, OK... more
Tens of thousands of images stolen in US border hack  BBC · 1 week
Images of tens of thousands of travellers crossing the US border were taken, officials say. more
Photos of travellers taken at US border point stolen by hackers  Sky News · 1 week
Photos of travellers and licence plates gathered at a US border point have been exposed by hackers. more
CBP says traveler photos and license plate images stolen in data breach  TechCrunch · 1 week
U.S. Customs and Border Protection has confirmed a data breach has exposed the photos of travelers and vehicles traveling in and out of the... more
Cyber of the fittest: Researchers develop first cyber agility framework to measure attacks  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
For more than a year, GozNym, a gang of five Russian cyber criminals, stole login credentials and emptied bank accounts from unaware... more
Genealogy companies could struggle to keep clients’ data from police  SCIENCE-NEWS · 1 week
Police probably won’t stop searching DNA family trees to find crime suspects. New restrictions on database searches could spur more fights over privacy. more
TalkTalk hacker Daniel Kelley sentenced to four years  BBC · 1 week
He was involved in an attack where the personal data of more than 150,000 people was stolen. more
Keanu Reeves steals show with appearance in Cyberpunk 2077  Sky News · 1 week
Keanu Reeves stole the show ahead of video games conference E3 with the cinematic trailer for the hotly-anticipated game Cyberpunk 2077. more
Courts' sentencing of Hispanic defendants differs by destination, citizenship, year  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
In the United States, heightened hostility toward Hispanic immigrants is common in contemporary public discourse, as are fears about Hispanic immigrants and crime. We know that the treatment... more
Big Little Lies season 2 on HBO: Bigger lies, and a terrifying Meryl Streep - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Review: Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman and gang are back for a second round that engages despite... more
Big Little Lies season 2 review: Bigger lies, and a terrifying Meryl Streep - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Review: Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman and gang are back for a second round that engages despite lacking the... more
Cyberpunk 2077 will be released April 16th, 2020 and feature Keanu Reeves  THE VERGE · 1 week
Microsoft has revealed a new trailer for Cyberpunk 2077, which has also been given a release date and a big-name star: Keanu Reeves. The... more
How a podcast helped solve a grisly cold case  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
There are a ton of podcasts out there, but finding the right one can be difficult. In our... more
Man convicted in killing after being ID'd through Snapchat  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A man has been convicted of murder in a drug-related robbery killing in Las Vegas after initially being identified as a suspect because a friend of the victim thought to... more
Police: Man says he robbed bank because he couldn't buy meds  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Police say a 65-year-old man told them that he robbed a Utah bank because he didn't have the money for medication he needed more
Police use of DNA leads to backlash, changes to big database  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A popular online genetics database used to find unknown relatives has tightened its policies for police usage over privacy concerns more
Big Little Lies season 2: Bigger lies, but little mystery with no whodunit - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Review: Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman are back for a second round that engages despite lacking the most... more
Lack of abortion access troubles Guam's 1st female governor  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
The first female governor of Guam says she's concerned that a lack of abortion access in the U.S. territory means women will be forced to seek illegal or dangerous alternatives more
Doctor killed 25 patients, officials say. Can they prove it?  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Legal experts say prosecutors face a legal hurdle as they pursue 25 murder charges against an Ohio doctor accused of ordering but not directly administering fatal painkiller doses... more
The Latest: Protester arrested at Jeff Bezos Amazon event  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A woman was arrested after approaching Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos and yelling about chicken farms on stage at a conference in Las Vegas more
German nurse who murdered 87 patients given life sentence  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A former nurse who induced cardiac arrest in his patients so he could try to resuscitate them is convicted of a total of 87 counts of murder more
Only 2% of black Chicagoan' allegations of police misconduct were sustained  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Analyzing the data on 10,077 citizen complaints lodged against the Chicago Police Department between 2011 and 2014, a pair of New York University researchers has found... more
Talking about climate change could reduce global warming, says new study  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Social learning matters in arresting climate change, just as much as geophysical factors like plant respiration or solar reflectivity of the earth’s surface, says a surprising... more
German police raid dozens of home over online hate speech  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Police have raided dozens of homes across Germany as part of a nationwide law enforcement campaign against online hate speech more
Tesla’s China plans draw scrutiny from state media  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Chinese state media outlet The Global Times published a story headlined “Tesla’s new discount policy in Beijing draws concerns over... more
German nurse accused of killing 100 patients faces verdict  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A verdict is expected in the case of a former nurse charged with 100 counts of murder on allegations he killed patients he intentionally put into cardiac arrest because he... more
German nurse convicted of murdering 85 patients; gets life  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A verdict is expected in the case of a former nurse charged with 100 counts of murder on allegations he killed patients he intentionally put into cardiac arrest because he... more
The Latest: German ex-nurse convicted of murdering 85  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A former nurse who liked to put patients into cardiac arrest because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them has been convicted of 85 counts of murder in a... more
Google Said to Have Appealed $1.7 Billion EU Fine Over ‘Illegal’ Advertising Practices  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Google has appealed an EU fine of $1.69 billion for unfair practices through misuse of its dominant position, a source close the... more
Opioid maker agrees to pay $225M to settle federal probes  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
The Justice Department says opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics has agreed to pay $225 million to settle federal criminal and civil investigations more
FCC makes economic case for shutting down illegal robocalls - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
The agency wants to give wireless carriers more leeway to stop illegal robocalls, which they say costs consumers $3 billion each year. more
North Carolina GOP fails to override 'born alive' bill veto  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
North Carolina Republicans have failed to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of legislation that would have created a new crime against doctors who fail to care for... more
Ohio doctor accused of murder in 25 patient deaths  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
An Ohio critical-care doctor has been arrested and charged with murder in the deaths of 25 hospital patients who authorities say were deliberately given overdoses of painkillers more
Doctor accused of murder in 25 patient overdose deaths  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
An Ohio critical care doctor has been arrested and charged with murder in the deaths of 25 hospital patients authorities say were deliberately given overdoses of painkillers more
Smaller city effort to aid chronically homeless can be successful  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Creating a municipally funded team to provide intensive services to chronically homeless people who use a large amount of public services can help the individuals get off the... more
The Latest: Veto of North Carolina 'born alive' upheld  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
North Carolina Republican leaders have failed to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of legislation that would have created a new crime against doctors and nurses who fail to care... more
The Latest: Lawyer says doc didn't try to euthanize people  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
An Ohio hospital system is pledging continued cooperation with authorities after a doctor was charged with 25 counts of murders in overdose deaths of patients more
Authorities accuse teen of peddling drugs, guns on Snapchat  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Authorities say they have arrested a New Mexico teenager accused of using social media to peddle fentanyl, assault weapons and other firearms more
Mosquito control program reduces dengue, costs in Sri Lanka  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A public health, police, and military partnership to reduce the mosquito population in Sri Lanka resulted in a more than 50% reduction in dengue, as well as cost savings, finds... more
The Latest: Doctor pleads not guilty in overdose deaths  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
An Ohio hospital system is pledging continued cooperation with authorities after a doctor was charged with 25 counts of murders in overdose deaths of patients more
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