DarkList Links Silk-Road-Style Drug Dealers When the Department of Justice took down the anonymous, Bitcoin-based narcotics bazaar known as the Silk Road in October, the dark web drug market didn’t disappear. It splintered into smaller markets. And now a new site...
Jan 24 2014, 8:45am CST
The End of the FCC's Net Neutrality Rules, at Least For Now As most commentators, myself included, predicted last fall, a federal appellate court has vacated the FCC’s controversial 2010 “net neutrality” rules, holding that the agency wildly exceeded its authority to regulate...
Jan 24 2014, 8:10am CST
Massive Target breach could have lasting effects Target says millions more customers than previously disclosed affected by data breach
NEW YORK (AP) — Fallout from Target's pre-Christmas security breach is likely to affect the company's sales and profits...
Jan 10 2014, 4:11pm CST
Top Tax Stories Of 2013 When it comes to taxes, one thing you can’t say about 2013: it definitely wasn’t boring.
Here are the top ten most popular tax stories on Taxgirl this year, by reader views:
11 Reasons Why I Never Want To Own A House...
Jan 1 2014, 10:36pm CST
Target: Customers' encrypted PINs were obtained Target says shoppers' encrypted PIN data was removed during data hack but says PINs are secure
ATLANTA (AP) — Target says customers' encrypted PIN data was removed during the massive data breach that...
Dec 27 2013, 12:06pm CST
The True Cost Of Christmas: Santa's Tax Bill It’s Christmas Eve and this year, as always, at my house, there’s a lot of anticipation. And by anticipation, I mean that the kids don’t want to go to sleep (I have a totally different idea). We’re tracking Santa’s...
Dec 24 2013, 10:56pm CST
Eagle Deaths Caused by Wind Farms Triggers $1 Million Fine Duke Energy Renewables, a unit of Duke Energy announced it has reached a settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) regarding the deaths of golden eagles and other migratory birds at two of Duke Energy’s wind generation sites in Wyoming.
Nov 23 2013, 2:04am CST
Yahoo Is Permitted to Declassify Documents in PRISM Case Yahoo is about to be let off the hook. It will declassify all the documents related to the PRISM case. After Edward Snowden leaked news regarding the NSA’s spying activities, several companies were questioned. Yahoo was one of them.
Jul 16 2013, 7:45am CDT
AT&T to Acquire Leap Wireless for $15 Per Share in Cash An announcement was made by AT&T on Friday that it will acquire Leap Wireless for $1.19 billion. AT&T will get to keep all of Leap’s licenses, network property and shopping stores as a part of this deal.
Jul 13 2013, 4:12am CDT
Apple EBook Pricing Challenged by DOJ In a landmark trial, Apple’s e-book controversy has brought it into conflict with the Department of Justice (DOJ). The e-book price-raising scheme was openly challenged by the DOJ in a much publicized case whose results are yet to come.
Jun 4 2013, 8:14am CDT
Apple worked with Publishers to Fix e-book prices The US Justice Department filed a court case against Apple complaining of price fixing allegations. Apple may be in deep trouble due to the fact that it fixed the prices of its e-books. The consequences of this will have to await the decision of the trial.
May 15 2013, 8:09am CDT
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