Law & Order
Score a new Veckle phone mount for your car for just $6  Windows Central · 14 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
UK makes 'first' conviction over 3-D printed gun  PHYS.ORG · 15 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
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
Colonial genocide is a composite act: A human rights analysis  PHYS.ORG · 18 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
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 · 20 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
US Regulator Accuses Head of Defunct British Bitcoin Company of $147 Million Fraud  Gadgets 360 · 21 hours
US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed a lawsuit accusing a defunct British cryptocurrency company Control-Finance. more
Voluntary euthanasia becomes legal in Australian state  ABC NEWS · 1 day
Voluntary euthanasia has become legal in an Australian state more than 20 years after the country repealed the world's first mercy-killing law for the terminally ill more
Magic Leap accuses ex-employee of stealing AR technology for Chinese company - CNET  CNET · 1 day
Former software engineer's new company used confidential information to create competing AR glasses in just two years, the startup alleges in a... more
Louisiana governor: Abortion ban decision wasn't political  ABC NEWS · 1 day
Gov. John Bel Edwards, the only Democratic governor in the Deep South, says he's not concerned about losing support among his party's voters because of a strict abortion ban he signed into law 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
Magic Leap sues Nreal for allegedly stealing AR glasses design  THE VERGE · 1 day
Major augmented reality hardware startup Magic Leap has sued competitor Nreal — which was founded by... more
Sex toy company sues MTA over rejected ads  THE VERGE · 1 day
Dame is suing New York’s public transit agency for refusing to run subway ads for its women-focused sex toys. The... more
Pandora is being sued for showing Tom Petty song lyrics  THE VERGE · 2 days
Music publishing company Wixen has sued Pandora for displaying lyrics from Wixen artists — who include... more
The Latest: Law prof says Facebook currency not a problem  ABC NEWS · 2 days
Facebook's introduction of a new digital currency is likely to draw regulatory scrutiny, but New York University law professor Eleanor Fox says initial details about the currency don't... more
Human rights treaties benefit the world's most oppressed  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
International human rights treaties really do work, and they work most effectively against the most repressive governments, argues Emily Hencken Ritter, associate professor of political science, in a new book called Contentious... 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
Audubon intervenes to protect ocean monument for puffins  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
The National Audubon Society is getting involved in a lawsuit over the future of a national monument in the ocean off New England because of the area's importance to seabirds, especially colorfully... 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
Oklahoma governor, GOP leaders: drug settlement violates law  ABC NEWS · 5 days
Oklahoma's governor and Republican legislative leaders are raising concerns about the state's proposed $85 million settlement with an opioid manufacturer that has yet to be approved by a judge more
Tinder co-founder’s lawsuit against Tinder parent company moves closer to a trial  THE VERGE · 6 days
Tinder co-founder Sean Rad’s $2 billion lawsuit against the dating app’s parent company is one step closer to trial. In an order last night,... more
Thousands of medical injury claim records exposed by ad agency  TechCrunch · 6 days
An internet advertising company specializing in helping law firms sign up potential clients has exposed close to 150,000 records from a database that was left unsecured. The database... more
Tinder co-founder’s lawsuit against Tinder moves closer to a trial  THE VERGE · 6 days
Tinder co-founder Sean Rad’s $2 billion lawsuit against the dating app’s parent company is one step... more
Local governments seek negotiating power in opioid lawsuit  ABC NEWS · 6 days
Lawyers are asking a federal judge overseeing hundreds of lawsuits filed against manufacturers and distributors of opioid drugs to create a negotiating group consisting solely of U.S. towns, cities and counties 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
Lawyers suggest better labeling on prophetic patent applications  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
A pair of lawyers, one with Fordham University, the other, Stanford Law School, have published a Policy Forum piece in the journal Science in which they decry the use of poor labeling... 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
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
Hong Kong protesters wary of Chinese surveillance technology  ABC NEWS · 6 days
The protesters trying to block a Hong Kong extradition law are seeking to safeguard their identities from potential punishment by authorities who employ mass data collection and sophisticated facial recognition technology 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
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
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
Florida law to allow autonomous cars—when they're ready  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Self-driving vehicles with no humans on board will be able to operate in Florida—once they're finally ready for prime time—under a bill signed Thursday by Gov. Ron DeSantis. more
Florida law to allow autonomous cars _ when they're ready  ABC NEWS · 6 days
When they're finally ready for prime time, self-driving vehicles without humans will be allowed to operate in Florida more
Man Had a Nearly 5-Foot Wire Left in His Body After Heart Procedure, Lawsuit Claims  LIVE SCIENCE · 7 days
A Nevada man is suing his doctor for allegedly leaving a nearly 5-food wire in the man's body... more
DEEPFAKES Accountability Act would impose unenforceable rules — but it’s a start  TechCrunch · 7 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
Florida law lets autonomous vehicles drive without humans  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Self-driving vehicles will be able to operate in Florida without a human on board under a bill signed by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis. more
Maine making public, private insurers cover abortions  ABC NEWS · 7 days
A bill requiring public and private insurance companies to cover abortion is now law in Maine more
Suit alleges Amazon's Alexa violates laws by recording children's voices without consent  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
A lawsuit filed in Seattle Tuesday alleges Amazon is recording children who use its Alexa devices without their consent, in violation of laws governing... 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
Japan outlaws flying drones while drunk  BBC · 7 days
Flying a drone while drunk is as bad as drink-driving say Japanese politicians who backed the law. more
US prosecutors to use AI in bid to reduce racial bias  Sky News · 1 week
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
Earthquake tests new wireless network in far-flung Alaska  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
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
Telegram faces DDoS attack in China… again  TechCrunch · 1 week
The popular encrypted messaging service Telegram is once again being hit with a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack in Asia as protestors in Hong Kong take to the streets. For the last several... 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
Illinois governor signs law expanding access to abortion  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed sweeping abortion protections into law that establish women's access to the procedure as a "fundamental right" more
Woman's lawsuit alleges sex assault by UCLA gynecologist  ABC NEWS · 1 week
A woman who claims she was sexually assaulted by a gynecologist who worked for the University of California, Los Angeles, has sued the university's regents, the doctor and 20 other parties 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
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
Giant Telescope in Chile Could Be Named for Pioneering Astronomer Vera Rubin  SPACE.COM · 1 week
Astronomer Vera Rubin — best known for her pioneering research about dark matter — will lend her name to a new telescope if a... 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
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
UIC researchers examine early childhood programs’ response to new Illinois expulsion law  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Illinois is one of only a few states to pass broad legislation to curtail expulsion from early childhood education and child care programs. 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
Ten US States Sue to Stop Sprint-T-Mobile Deal, Saying Consumers Will Be Hurt  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Ten states led by New York and California filed a lawsuit on Tuesday to stop T-Mobile US' $26-billion purchase of Sprint. 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
UK to become first G7 nation to make zero net emissions law  Sky News · 1 week
The UK will produce net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, Theresa May has pledged. 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
States are looking to jam T-Mobile and Sprint’s proposed $26.5 billion merger  TechCrunch · 1 week
A number of  states have filed a lawsuit to block the proposed $26.5 billion merger of T-Mobile and Sprint. The lawsuitm, filed in the... more
Missouri election head rejects petition for vote on abortion  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Missouri's top election official has rejected a third petition for a public vote on a new law banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy 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
Hawks' pursuit of prey has implications for capturing rogue drones  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Hawks steer their pursuit of evasive prey using a feedback system that differs fundamentally from the missile-like interception system of falcons, according to a new study. This mixed... more
States sue to stop $26.5 billion Sprint-T-Mobile deal  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A group of state attorneys general led by New York and California filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday to block T-Mobile's $26.5 billion bid for Sprint, citing consumer harm. more
Leatherback sea turtles likely to go extinct under Trump administration policy, lawsuit argues  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Leatherback sea turtles are likely to be "effectively extinct within 20 years" if two new federal permits for fishing off the coast... 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
States sue to stop $26.5 billion Sprint-T-Mobile deal  ABC NEWS · 1 week
A group of state attorneys general led by New York and California are filing a lawsuit to block T-Mobile's $26.5 billion bid for Sprint, citing consumer harm. more
Ten state attorneys general are suing to block T-Mobile-Sprint merger  THE VERGE · 1 week
A group of 10 state attorneys general, led by New York Attorney General Letitia James, is... more
The Latest: States sue to stop $26.5B Sprint-T-Mobile deal  ABC NEWS · 1 week
A group of 10 state attorneys general led by New York and California are filing a lawsuit to block T-Mobile's $26.5 billion bid for Sprint, citing consumer harm. 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
Hawks' pursuit of prey has implications for capturing rogue drones  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Previous research has shown that falcons intercept prey using the same guidance law as homing missiles, called proportional navigation. This guidance law is optimal against smoothly-manoeuvring aerial targets,... more
Republican governor signs bill protecting abortion rights  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Vermont's Republican governor has signed a bill into law that protects a woman's access to abortion services 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
MI5 'unlawfully' handled surveillance data  Sky News · 1 week
MI5 may have broken the law by holding large volumes of citizens' private data without proper protections, according to documents released today in the High Court. 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
Men In Black: International is safe, bland, utterly sincere fun
THE VERGE
Facial recognition smart glasses could make public surveillance discreet and ubiquitous
THE VERGE
LineageOS 16 support comes to 10 more devices, including Xiaomi Mi Mix 2
9to5Google
Cyberpunk 2077 will be released April 16th, 2020 and feature Keanu Reeves
THE VERGE
[Update: Claims open] Google, Huawei will pay faulty Nexus 6P owners up to $400 in lawsuit settlement
9to5Google
Congress could be running out of time for GDPR-style federal privacy law
9to5Mac
Stolen comets and free-floating objects
PHYS.ORG
Disney’s Aladdin remake feels weirdly unfinished
THE VERGE
Tfue’s fight against Faze Clan is new for e-sports, not YouTube
THE VERGE
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