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Protein police keep the immune system in check  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 minute
Researchers learn how a key transcription factor helps regulate the immune system and could be critical to understanding autoimmune disease and cancer immunosuppression. more
Crime solvers embraced genetic genealogy  SCIENCE-NEWS · 26 minutes
DNA searches of a public genealogy database are closing cases and opening privacy concerns. more
Central London in facial recognition trial  BBC · 4 hours
The Metropolitan Police Service is testing the technology around Soho on Monday and Tuesday. more
Nissan meets to replace Ghosn, as tensions with Renault grow  PHYS.ORG · 6 hours
The board of automaker Nissan meets Monday to discuss replacing former chairman Carlos Ghosn after his arrest for financial misconduct, as tensions grow in the firm's alliance with... more
HQ Trivia and Vine co-founder Colin Kroll dead at 35  BBC · 17 hours
New York police officers went to Colin Kroll's Manhattan flat after a request to check on him. more
HQ Trivia and Vine co-founder Colin Kroll dead at 34  BBC · 16 hours
New York police officers went to Colin Kroll's Manhattan flat after a request to check on him. more
HQ Trivia co-founder Colin Kroll dead at 35  BBC · 19 hours
New York police officers went to Colin Kroll's Manhattan flat after a request to check on him. more
Executive's arrest, security worries stymie Huawei's reach  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
While a Huawei executive faces possible U.S. charges over trade with Iran, the Chinese tech giant's ambition to be a leader in next-generation telecoms is colliding with security worries abroad. more
WATCH: Woman allegedly suffering from multiple illnesses arrested for mom's murder  ABC NEWS · 2 days
After discovering Dee Dee Blanchard stabbed to death, authorities located Gypsy Blanchard at the home of her then-boyfriend Nick Godejohn. more
Police to test facial recognition in Westminster  Sky News · 2 days
The Metropolitan Police is to test live facial recognition in Westminster as part of an ongoing trial of the controversial technology. more
What's new on Hulu in January 2019  Windows Central · 3 days
It's the return of Future Man. And other things not quite as advanced. This January we travel further into the future. Not just because it's a new month, and a new year, but because... more
This $40 DC Blu-ray collection includes five films  Windows Central · 3 days
A super deal. Amazon has the DC 5-Film Collection on Blu-ray available for $39.96. That saves you about $7 off the average price. It's a steal considering the DVD version of this... more
WATCH: Murdered mom said daughter suffered from illnesses and needed wheelchair, feeding tub  ABC NEWS · 3 days
In between hospital stays, Gypsy and her mom Dee Dee Blanchard traveled to sporting events, galas and theme parks, and lived in... more
Amazon's Ring takes heat for considering facial recognition for its video doorbells - CNET  CNET · 3 days
Two patent applications from the company describe identifying "suspicious" people then automatically alerting police. more
Are computer-aided decisions actually fair?  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Algorithmic fairness is increasingly important because as more decisions of greater importance are made by computer programs, the potential for harm grows. Today, algorithms are already widely used to determine credit scores, which can mean the difference between... more
Bitcoin scammers send bomb threats worldwide, causing evacuations  THE VERGE · 4 days
Spammers are sending a wave of threats to businesses, schools, and other locations in English-speaking countries across the world, demanding... more
Call of Duty creator reportedly evacuated after bomb threat - CNET  CNET · 4 days
Police reportedly said nothing was found and the threats weren't "credible." more
Canada caught between 2 powers, feeling alone in the world  ABC NEWS · 4 days
China has Canada in its cross-hairs, detaining two Canadians in apparent retaliation for Canada's arrest of a top Chinese tech executive on behalf of the U.S. States more
Bitcoin scammers send bomb threats across US, causing evacuations  THE VERGE · 4 days
Spammers have sent a wave of threats to businesses, schools, and other locations, demanding Bitcoin in exchange for... more
Mass spectrometry sheds new light on thallium poisoning cold case  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
In 1994, Chinese university student Zhu Ling began experiencing stomach pain, hair loss and partial paralysis. By the time doctors diagnosed Ling with thallium poisoning about four months... more
Septin proteins act as cellular police to identify, imprison and kill 'superbug' Shigella  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
A protein family found naturally in our cells could help stop the spread of dangerous drug resistant infections by using 'detective' like... more
France’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs says emergency contact information database has been breached  TechCrunch · 4 days
The Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs in France has released a statement announcing that personal information has been stolen in a... more
Grace Millane: New Zealand anger over Google naming murder suspect  BBC · 4 days
Google named the man accused of killing UK backpacker Grace Millane in an email, which could be illegal. more
Amazon uses dummy parcels to catch thieves  BBC · 4 days
The online retailer has teamed up with police in New Jersey to fight parcel theft with dummy packages. more
Septin proteins act as cellular police to identify, imprison and kill 'superbug' Shigella  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Using state-of-the art technologies to image human cells and study infection at the level of a single bacterial cell, the research team,... more
How poor management of Nigerian forests led to exploitation by criminals  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Nigeria's forests cover about 96,043 square km– that's about 10% of the country's landmass. But the presence of authorities in these sanctuaries is either non-existent or,... more
Huawei Freezes Orders From Japan Supplier After CFO Arrest  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
Yaskawa Electric, which supplies industrial robots for Huawei's smartphone and telecom gear factories, saw all orders for its machines put on hold after the arrest. more
Uber Limousine Service Ruled Illegal by Top German Court  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
Uber said it had taken Uber Black out of service in 2014, adding that the services it now operates in four German cities complied with the law. more
China retaliates in Huawei row by detaining two Canadians  Sky News · 4 days
China has confirmed that it has detained two Canadian men in what appears to be retaliation for the arrest of Huawei's chief financial officer. more
Huawei row: China confirms two Canadians detained  Sky News · 4 days
China has confirmed that it has detained two Canadian men in what appears to be retaliation for the arrest of Huawei's chief financial officer. more
Huawei row: Second Canadian man feared detained  Sky News · 4 days
A second Canadian man is feared detained in China in what appears to be retaliation for Canada's arrest of Huawei's chief financial officer. more
Stratim, formerly known as valet startup Zirx, sues co-founder for theft  TechCrunch · 5 days
Stratim, the mobility services company formerly known as Zirx, is suing its co-founder and now-former COO Shmulik Fishman for breach of fiduciary duties, civil conversion, criminal conversion,... more
Oracle is suing the U.S. government over $10B Pentagon JEDI cloud contract process  TechCrunch · 5 days
Oracle filed suit in federal court last week alleging yet again that the decade-long $10 billion Pentagon JEDI contract with its single-vendor award... more
Scoot unveils new lock to prevent scooter theft  TechCrunch · 5 days
During the first two weeks of Scoot’s operations of shared, electric scooters in San Francisco, more than 200 scooters were either stolen or damaged beyond repair, Scoot CEO Michael Keating wrote in... more
Audi finally gets a new permanent global CEO, Bram Schot - Roadshow  CNET · 5 days
Top management at Audi finds greater stability after the June arrest and October dismissal of former CEO Rupert Stadler. more
Oracle is suing the US government over $10B Pentagon JEDI cloud contract process  TechCrunch · 5 days
Oracle filed suit in federal court last week alleging yet again that the decade-long $10 billion Pentagon JEDI contract with its single-vendor award... more
Facebook and ZeniMax settle legal battle over Oculus VR and stolen secrets  THE VERGE · 5 days
ZeniMax Media and Facebook today settled a long-running legal dispute over the creation of the Oculus Rift VR headset, which ZeniMax claimed was the... more
Zenimax wins settlement from Facebook over stolen VR code  Windows Central · 5 days
That's settled then. Back in 2017, ZeniMax Media — the parent company of Bethesda — filed a lawsuit against Oculus, owned by Facebook, for stealing trade secrets and infringing on... more
Police use cameras and fake Amazon boxes with GPS to catch thieves  THE VERGE · 5 days
Police in Jersey City have been placing fake Amazon packages outside people’s homes to catch thieves, reports the Associated Press. Using GPS trackers and... more
Audi names interim chief Bram Schot CEO  TechCrunch · 5 days
Audi has a new CEO. Bram Schot was just named the car company’s chief executive after serving in that role on an interim basis since June. He was appointed to the spot after  then-CEO Rupert... more
Facebook's Menlo Park Headquarters Evacuated After Bomb Threat  Gadgets 360 · 5 days
The New York Police Department received an anonymous tip about a bomb threat regarding Facebook's campus in Menlo Park, California more
Sex work criminalization linked to incidences of violence finds study  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
A large new study has shown that sex work criminalization is associated with increased incidences of violence against them. Since most of the sex workers are unable to... more
Building in Facebook’s Menlo Park campus evacuated after bomb threat  TechCrunch · 5 days
A building in Facebook’s Menlo Park campus was evacuated after a bomb threat early Tuesday evening. Around 5PM, the Menlo Park police department warned people to avoid the... more
Facebook building evacuated after reported bomb threat  THE VERGE · 5 days
A building on Facebook’s Menlo Park campus, which houses both Instagram and Facebook employees, has been evacuated Tuesday night after a reported... more
Huawei CFO gets bail; China detains ex-Canadian diplomat  ABC NEWS · 6 days
A Canadian court has granted bail to a top Chinese executive arrested at U.S. request in a case that has set off a diplomatic furor between the three countries and complicated high-stakes... more
Cannibalism? Nope, This 8,000-Year-Old Man Was Likely Burned in a Ritual  LIVE SCIENCE · 6 days
The shattered skull of a hunter who lived about 8,000 years ago isn’t evidence of cannibalism, as scientists previously thought. Rather, the hunter died in a... more
Tesla is suing alleged ‘saboteur’ for $167 million  TechCrunch · 6 days
Tesla is now seeking $167 million in a lawsuit against Martin Tripp, the former Tesla employee who CEO Elon Musk has referred to as a saboteur, CNBC first reported. The lawsuit, originally filed... more
Google tests teaching you word pronunciation  THE VERGE · 6 days
I have a confession to make. On a recent episode of Workflow, I went on camera to recommend the Halide camera app. Everything went... more
Canada-China relations turn icy over arrest of Chinese exec  ABC NEWS · 6 days
Canada-China relations turn icy over executive's arrest; US, Beijing work toward trade talks more
Sidecar says Uber ‘took illegal steps to undermine’ competitors in new lawsuit  TechCrunch · 6 days
Sidecar, an early player in the ride-hailing market, is suing Uber: "It was never a fair fight. That’s why Sidecar failed," says former Sidecar... more
The Latest: Canadian allegedly detained in China  ABC NEWS · 6 days
After China warned Canada of consequences for the arrest of tech executive, former Canadian diplomat detained in China more
China's foreign minister vows to defend citizens abroad  ABC NEWS · 6 days
China's foreign minister vows to defend its citizens as Huawei executive arrested in Canada awaits bail decision more
This Dell Inspiron 15.6-inch laptop is a steal at $399.99 - CNET  CNET · 6 days
Specs include a Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM, a 256GB SSD and a touchscreen. There's just one wrinkle. Plus: Your last chance (this... more
Apple phones still sold in China despite ban  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Apple stores in China continued with business as usual Tuesday despite a court-ordered ban on iPhone sales, but the US tech giant faces a growing nationalist backlash over the US-sought arrest of... more
iPhone Sales Continue in China Despite Court-Ordered Ban  Gadgets 360 · 6 days
Apple stores in China continued with business as usual Tuesday despite a court-ordered ban on iPhone sales, but Apple faces a growing nationalist backlash over the arrest of a Huawei executive. more
Fortnite Gamer in Australia Arrested After He Live-Broadcasted a Woman's Screams  Gadgets 360 · 6 days
Police arrested and changed the 26-year old man with common assault hours later, the New South Wales police said in a statement Monday. more
Amazon suffering 'epidemic' of illegal gold mines  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Illegal gold mining in the Amazon has reached "epidemic" proportions in recent years, causing damage to pristine forest and waterways, a conservation group said Monday as it released an unprecedented new map of the... more
Inequality in homicide rates in Chicago neighborhoods increased over 20-year period  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
The United States has experienced an unprecedented decline in violent crime over the last two decades (1990-2010); however, violent crime remains stubbornly concentrated in socially and... more
Fast facts about the arrest of a Chinese tech executive  ABC NEWS · 7 days
Fast facts about the arrest of a Chinese tech executive from electronics giant Huawei more
How the absence of blow flies overturned a wrongful conviction  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
On Jan. 2, 2018, Kirstin Blaise Lobato, who was charged and convicted of murder, walked free from a Nevada prison due entirely to forensic entomology. more
Ex-Nissan chief Ghosn charged, served with fresh arrest warrant  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Japanese prosecutors Monday formally charged Carlos Ghosn with financial misconduct for under-reporting his salary and also served a fresh warrant on separate allegations, meaning the tycoon will likely spend Christmas... more
Huawei Arrest Stokes Fears of China Reprisals Among America Inc Executives  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
The arrest has roiled global markets amid fears that it could further inflame the Sino-US trade row. more
China hits out at US over 'egregious' arrest of Huawei boss  Sky News · 1 week
China has summoned the US ambassador in Beijing as it lodged "strong protests" over the detention of a Chinese technology executive in Canada. more
Huawei arrest: China demands Canada free Meng Wanzhou  BBC · 1 week
The foreign ministry demands Canada release CFO Meng Wanzhou, who faces fraud charges in the US. more
Meet Ellen Page's superhero family in Netflix's The Umbrella Academy teaser - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Dysfunctional superhero siblings investigate their father's murder, and maybe stop the apocalypse, in the new trailer. more
China in 'strong protest' to US over Huawei boss arrest  Sky News · 1 week
China has summoned the US ambassador in Beijing as it lodged "strong protests" over the detention of a Chinese technology executive in Canada. more
Italian police probing deadly stampede find pepper spray can  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Italian police investigating a disco stampede have found a pepper spray can more
Italian police question witnesses in deadly disco stampede  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Italian police are questioning more witnesses to find who sprayed an irritant, triggering a deadly disco stampede more
China summons Canadian ambassador over Huawei CFO's arrest in Vancouver  CBC · 1 week
China's foreign ministry says it has summoned the Canadian ambassador to Beijing to lodge a "strong... more
Activists gather for climate march in Poland  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Several thousand people gathered Saturday amid a heavy police presence in southern Poland for a "March for Climate" to encourage negotiators at climate talks to set ambitious goals more
Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou to spend weekend in jail as hearing adjourns  CBC · 1 week
Meng Wanzhou, the arrested chief financial officer for tech giant Huawei, has the means and motive to flee Canada, the United States argues, and... more
Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou has 'tremendous' resources to flee, U.S. argues  CBC · 1 week
Meng Wanzhou, the arrested chief financial officer for tech giant Huawei, has the means... more
Australia anti-encryption law rushed to passage  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A newly enacted law rushed through Australia's parliament will compel technology companies such as Apple, Facebook and Google to disable encryption protections so police can better pursue terrorists and other criminals. more
Australia anti-encryption law rushed to passage  ABC NEWS · 1 week
A new law rushed through Australia's parliament will compel technology companies including Apple, Facebook and Google to help police catch terrorists and other criminals by disabling encryption protections more
Huawei CFO, accused of fraud, faces up to 30 years in prison  TechCrunch · 1 week
New details have emerged surrounding Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou's arrest in Vancouver. more
Chinese executive facing US extradition appears in court  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Huawei arrest complicates US-China trade talks, illustrating an underlying clash over technology more
Meng Wanzhou's rise through the ranks at Huawei  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Before her dramatic arrest in Canada on Saturday few in the U.S. had heard of Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer and deputy chair of the board of Chinese telecom company Huawei more
Chinese executive facing US extradition to appear in court  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Huawei arrest complicates US-China trade talks, illustrating an underlying clash over technology more
Trump was reportedly unaware of plan to arrest Huawei exec - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Officials apparently didn't want to impede trade talks between Trump and China's president last weekend. more
What's going on with Huawei?  BBC · 1 week
The Chinese telecoms giant was the focus of international scrutiny even before the arrest of a senior executive. more
Who Is Meng Wanzhou, the Huawei CFO Arrested in Canada?  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Meng Wanzhou had been groomed for decades to join the ranks of China's business royalty. more
Europe Was Growing Wary of Huawei Even Before CFO's Arrest  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
The shock arrest of Huawei Technologies' chief financial officer comes at a crunch time in Europe, as governments decide whether to crack down on the Chinese technology giant. more
Huawei CFO Arrest: White House, Justin Trudeau Seek to Distance Themselves From Move  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, the 46-year-old daughter of the company's founder, was detained in Canada on December 1. more
Huawei is 'growing astronomically' despite allegations it spies for China  CBC · 1 week
The arrest of Huawei's chief financial officer is just the latest controversy to befall the tech... more
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