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Apple CEO Rejects the Allegation of Working with NSA Back Doors

Apple CEO Rejects the Allegation of Working with NSA Back Doors Tim Cook clearly stated that Apple had not been assisting NSA to develop back doors, but informed about the US government’s request of getting user data

Jan 26 2014, 1:30pm CST

DarkList Links Silk-Road-Style Drug Dealers

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

Notorious Revenge Pornster charged with Hacking Notorious 'revenge' pornster charged with plot to hack email to get nude photos LOS ANGELES (AP) — A notorious "revenge porn" website operator and another California man have been charged with stealing nude photos from...

Jan 24 2014, 1:12am CST

Why Daily Fantasy Football Is Illegal On Super Bowl Sunday

Why Daily Fantasy Football Is Illegal On Super Bowl Sunday The daily fantasy football industry is rapidly expanding, with its largest websites now advertising their contests on television stations such as ESPN. However despite the hobby’s recent proliferation,...

Jan 23 2014, 2:21am CST

China lifted Console Ban

China lifted Console Ban On January 6,th 2014 the State Council of the People’s Republic of China announced that it had officially, though temporarily, lifted a ban on video game consoles that on September 27, 2013 it had said it intended to...

Jan 22 2014, 2:55am CST

Experts say that Target Hackers will be tough to find

Experts say that Target Hackers will be tough to find Target hackers remain hidden behind shadowy, multi-layered black market, experts say NEW YORK (AP) — It doesn't surprise experts that some debit and credit card numbers stolen from Target's computer systems may have...

Jan 22 2014, 2:51am CST

Maria Conchita Alonso Evicted from Vagina Monologues

Maria Conchita Alonso evicted from Vagina Monologues after Controversial Ad The actress Maria Conchita Alonso was evicted from a Spanish version of the Vagina Monologues. This occurred after she appeared in a controversial ad endorsing a Republican Governor.

Jan 21 2014, 2:45am CST

A lawsuit in New England accuses Apple of misusing clients' personal information

A lawsuit in New England accuses Apple of misusing clients' personal information Three men in Massachusetts filed recently a lawsuit accusing Apple of collecting zip codes of their customers and selling them to third parties

Jan 21 2014, 12:19am CST

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Gun-Toting At The IRS

Gun-Toting At The IRS The IRS wields enormous power, but should agents be armed too? With all of the controversy facing the IRS and the tax system these days, it can seem doubly scary to contemplate tax collectors being armed. As Prof. Paul...

Jan 18 2014, 3:36pm CST

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Court: Bloggers have First Amendment protections US appeals court rules bloggers, public have same First Amendment protection as journalists GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled Friday that bloggers and the public have the same First...

Jan 17 2014, 7:01pm CST

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NSA Dishfire program harvested 200 million text messages daily claims report NSA says activity was focused on valid threats

Jan 17 2014, 9:33am CST

Tesla Sales Blow Past Competitors, But With Success Comes Scrutiny

Tesla Sales Blow Past Competitors, But With Success Comes Scrutiny To get a sense of how successful the Tesla Model S is, consider this: In 2012, the bestselling full-size luxury sedan nationwide was the Mercedes S-Class. It sold 11,794 units total. For 2013, the Tesla, essentially a...

Jan 16 2014, 9:26am CST

Bitcoin Breaks Out, You Can Now Pay The IRS In Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Breaks Out, You Can Now Pay The IRS In Cryptocurrency As bitcoin moves away from being known only to the tech cognoscenti and becomes a real viable currency that is adopted broadly, more organizations arise that look to leverage all this attention and add something of...

Jan 15 2014, 5:21pm CST

Legal Issues Will Remain A Hot Topic For Fantasy Sports In 2014

Legal Issues Will Remain A Hot Topic For Fantasy Sports In 2014 One of the topics on the agenda is a legal update. Here are some of the legal issues the fantasy sports industry will need to consider in 2014: 1. Many, but not all, traditional forms of fantasy sports are likely legal...

Jan 14 2014, 8:46am CST

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What 2013 Teaches Employers For 2014 & Beyond By Gene Connors and Amanda Haverstick 2013 left employees as the overall victors on the employment law battlefield, by arming them with a host of new statutory rights and options, primarily at the state and local level...

Jan 9 2014, 5:06pm CST

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Former Northrop CEO Thomas Jones dies at 93 Thomas Jones, 30-year CEO of Northrop who led company to top, dies at 93 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thomas V. Jones, who was Northrop Corp.'s chief executive officer for 30 years and took it to the top ranks of...

Jan 9 2014, 4:36pm CST

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Taxing Bitcoin: IRS Review Will Have Big Implications For Investors In Virtual Currency By now most everyone has heard of Bitcoin. But exactly what is it? And how should it be taxed? Bitcoin is usually described as virtual currency. That’s useful shorthand, but is it really money? And should it be taxed as...

Jan 7 2014, 2:56pm CST

China Bites Into Bitcoin

China Bites Into Bitcoin Bitcoins were worth nothing in 2009, when the digital cryptocurrency was first minted on the computer of its mysterious creator, Satoshi Nakamoto, who claimed to live in Japan. Four years later the value of one Bitcoin...

Jan 6 2014, 7:46am CST

Bitcoin's Incredible Year

Bitcoin's Incredible Year Last year at this time, valued at just $13.50, one Bitcoin could get you a movie ticket if you could find a theater that had 1) heard of Bitcoin and 2) accepted it. Fat chance. Luckily, Bitcoin owners had a different...

Dec 31 2013, 4:31pm CST

The Apothecary's 2013 Year In Review: Americans Care Most About Obamacare's Steep Premium Hikes

The Apothecary's 2013 Year In Review: Americans Care Most About Obamacare's Steep Premium Hikes 2012 was a Presidential election year, in which health care policy was front-and-center. We figured 2013 would revert back to normal, and we at The Apothecary wouldn’t match our 2012 traffic. Boy, were we wrong. As...

Dec 31 2013, 2:37pm CST

Nevermind Amazon Prime Drones, Google Has Future Delivery Vehicle With Uber

Nevermind Amazon Prime Drones, Google Has Future Delivery Vehicle With Uber Amazon’s recent announcement around drone delivery captured the world’s attention. It is a creative idea. But, as Chris Anderson, founder of 3D Robotics (and also the creative mind that has propelled Wired, TED, DIY...

Dec 31 2013, 11:56am CST

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7 Reasons That Russia Is Not The Soviet Union National Review published a rather overheated piece the other day that contained an entertaining line: “Russia has become the Soviet Union with a better suit”. The idea that Russia is fundamentally the same as the...

Dec 31 2013, 8:46am CST

Game Offers Tax Advice To Rappers: Write Off Strippers, Sneaks And Medical Marijuana

Game Offers Tax Advice To Rappers: Write Off Strippers, Sneaks And Medical Marijuana The Game may be a successful rapper but his tax advice leaves a little bit to be desired. Born Jayceon Terrell Taylor, Game was discovered by Dr. Dre in 2003. His debut album “The Documentary” went on to sell over five...

Dec 29 2013, 11:36pm CST

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In 2008, PolitiFact's 2013 'Lie Of The Year,' That You Could Keep Your Health Plan Under Obamacare, It As Rated 'True' On December 12, the self-appointed guardians of truth and justice at PolitiFact named President Obama’s infamous promise—that “if you like your health care plan, you can keep it”—its 2013 “Lie of the Year.” An...

Dec 27 2013, 1:16pm CST

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Apple Fined $670,000 In Taiwan For Price Fixing Another one of these little stories that show the difficulty that multinationals have around te world. What might be considered entirely respectable behaviour in one market can end up being illegal in another. Here...

Dec 25 2013, 6:51am CST

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Italian Senate Passes Google Tax And It's Still Illegal And Worse, Doesn't Do Very Much The Italian Senate has now passed the “Google Tax” and Italian lawmakers really do seem to be entirely blind to the fact that this law is illegal under European Union rules that cover trade and the establishment of...

Dec 24 2013, 8:46am CST

12 Days Of Charitable Giving 2013: Electronic Frontier Foundation

12 Days Of Charitable Giving 2013: Electronic Frontier Foundation It’s the eighth day of our 12 Days of Charitable Giving! In December, I’ll be focusing on twelve charitable organizations which my readers have nominated as most deserving of your charitable donation. You have a little...

Dec 23 2013, 9:01pm CST

Here Are 13 Apps We Couldn't Live Without In 2013

Here Are 13 Apps We Couldn't Live Without In 2013 It’s been an important year for apps, those chicklet-sized, colorful squares on your smartphone, not just because the companies behind them continued to command multi-billion dollar valuations, but because of their...

Dec 23 2013, 4:31pm CST

Winging It: How Larry Ellison Harnessed Big Data To Win The America's Cup

Winging It: How Larry Ellison Harnessed Big Data To Win The America's Cup On Aug. 29, 2012, a strange sight emerged on the choppy waters of Hauraki Gulf off Auckland, New Zealand. A black-hulled, 72-foot catamaran topped by a 131-foot wing sail sped across the gulf, first lifting its windward...

Dec 23 2013, 11:36am CST

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New York's 5 Gifts For Employers In 2014: What State And City Employers Need To Know Heading Into The New Year Mark Goldstein contributed to the content of this post. 2013, a hectic year for labor and employment practitioners in New York, yielded mixed results for employers and, in too many instances, presented more questions...

Dec 23 2013, 9:56am CST

The Top 5 Indie Games of 2013

The Top 5 Indie Games of 2013 First things first: if you have not yet read my companion piece, “Not the Top 5 Indie Games of Christmas“, might I suggest you take a look? This was a  remarkable year for indie games, and the strength of the field...

Dec 23 2013, 9:26am CST

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Researchers Break RSA 4096 Encryption With Just A Microphone And A Couple Of Emails As if it wasn’t enough that the NSA paid RSA $10 million to adopt an algorithm that wasn’t entirely secure, researchers have now demonstrated that they can break even RSA 4096 bit encryption with little more than a few...

Dec 21 2013, 8:36am CST

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The UK's ISP Porn Blocking System Lasts An Entire 24 Hours Before Being Bypassed This porn blocking system that David Cameron, the UK Prime Minister, has insisted must be put in place by the ISPs has actually lasted longer than I thought it would. It managed, by my count at least, to last an entire...

Dec 21 2013, 7:46am CST

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This Man's Business Is Providing Fake Job Histories And References After William Schmidt lost his job as part of a mass layoff from a Columbus, OH auto parts distributor in 2009, several colleagues who had also lost their jobs asked him if he would act as a reference and fib about...

Dec 20 2013, 5:41pm CST

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Italy's Google Tax: Yes, The European Union Thinks It Is Illegal Well, you heard it first here folks. The proposed Google Tax in Italy appears to be illegal under European Union law: The European Commission warned on Thursday that Italy’s proposed legislation to raise revenue from...

Dec 20 2013, 10:26am CST

Will The U.S. Supreme Court Protect The First Amendment Rights Of Colorado Bakeries?

Will The U.S. Supreme Court Protect The First Amendment Rights Of Colorado Bakeries? My dad ran a small bakery and I spent thousands of hours working there, baking, selling, delivering, sometimes even decorating cakes and other pastries. To him, the work was not just professional, but also personal: he...

Dec 20 2013, 8:56am CST

Andrew Schiff Does Not Recommend That You Imitate His Father Irwin

Andrew Schiff Does Not Recommend That You Imitate His Father Irwin Irwin Schiff has taught that the federal income tax does not apply to most ordinary Americans.  You can read how he arrives at that conclusion in The Federal Mafia – How It Illegally Imposes And Unlawfully Collects...

Dec 20 2013, 8:34am CST

Google Blocks Child Sex Abuse

Google and Microsoft Blocks Child Porn Search Results Finally, the grand daddy of search engines is to join the others in putting an end to smut. Google blocks child pornography sites among its search results (SERPs) and this block will go global soon. Eric Schmidt, the CEO of Google just said so in the first such statement to come from a high ranking executive of the giant conglomerate.

Nov 18 2013, 3:56am CST