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Lupita Nyong'o Oscars Pearl Dress worth $150000 is stolen

Swatch announces to make Batteries with Unmatched Storage Capacity

Swatch announces to make Batteries with Unmatched Storage Capacity

Harrison Ford returns in Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner Sequel

Harrison Ford returns to Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner Sequel

The Science Behind The Dress

The Science Behind The Dress

Star Trek's Renaissance Man Leonard Nimoy, dead at 83

Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek's Renaissance Man, Dead at 83

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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

3D-Printed Gun Creator Lands Book Deal

3D-Printed Gun Creator Lands Book Deal When Cody Wilson published the blueprint for the first fully 3D-printable gun on the web last spring, the controversy around that digital weapon led to its being downloaded 100,000 times in two days. Now Simon &...

Jan 22 2014, 9:38am CST

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

Wind Energy Of No Use In The Pacific Northwest

Wind Energy Of No Use In The Pacific Northwest I am all for a diverse energy portfolio and truly believe we can get to the 1/3-1/3-1/3 mix that we’ve put forward by 2040. A third fossil, a third nuclear and a third renewable would be sustainable and ethical. Having...

Jan 18 2014, 1:46am CST

NSA Reforms: A Step In The Right Direction Or PR Stunt?

NSA Reforms: A Step In The Right Direction Or PR Stunt? The complexity of privacy discussions in a hyper-connected world of free services was made clear this morning. In a speech that was high on rhetoric but short on details (which will be made clear in sixty days),...

Jan 17 2014, 3:11pm CST

North Korea Threat to US-South Korea Joint Military Drills

North Korea Threat to US-South Korea Joint Military Drills North Korea is one of the leading countries in the world where dictatorship reigns. It recently gave a threat to the US-South Korea annual joint military drills that were to take place close to the borders. Such threats are a common feature of Pyongyang’s erratic behavior in relation to the external world.

Jan 17 2014, 8:54am CST

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More fights could follow driver's Google Glass win Calif. driver's Google Glass court win likely to be first fight of many as tech outpaces law SAN DIEGO (AP) — A California woman believed to be the first person cited for wearing Google Glass while driving...

Jan 17 2014, 2:01am CST

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Judge to Apple: Reboot relationship with monitor NY judge says Apple's opposition to e-books monitor proves the wisdom of his appointment NEW YORK (AP) — A judge on Thursday urged Apple to reboot its relationship with a monitor appointed to analyze its...

Jan 16 2014, 2:16pm CST

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Woman to testify against Google Glass citation Calif. woman challenges citation for wearing eyeglasses computer while driving SAN DIEGO (AP) — A California woman believed to be the first cited for wearing Google's computer-in-an-eyeglass while driving...

Jan 16 2014, 2:36am CST

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Apple agrees to refund $32.5M for kids' purchases Apple to refund $32.5M to parents who say they unwittingly OK'd purchases during kids' games WASHINGTON (AP) — Plenty of parents have been there — handing over the iPhone or iPad to a child while waiting...

Jan 16 2014, 2:36am CST

Even U.S. Banks Must Aid IRS Hunt For Offshore Accounts

Even U.S. Banks Must Aid IRS Hunt For Offshore Accounts Banks worldwide may not like FATCA, the massive American disclosure law. But most banks everywhere are still lining up to comply. After all, if foreign banks don’t hand over American account holder details, they can...

Jan 16 2014, 12:56am CST

So You Found An Obamacare Website Is Hackable. Now What?

So You Found An Obamacare Website Is Hackable. Now What? Two months ago, L.A.-based security researcher Kristian Erik Hermansen was signing up for Obamacare via the Covered California site. Given his background in finding vulnerabilities in software and websites, spotting...

Jan 15 2014, 6:01pm CST

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Can The Gambling Industry Ever Become A Force For Good? After what appears to be a long-cycle swing towards greater permissiveness of gambling, both in the USA and in the rest of the world, it remains true that most Americans cannot legally bet on sports events, most...

Jan 15 2014, 7:01am CST

3 Tips For Disconnecting Kids From Over-Stimulation, Video Games, And Digital Media

3 Tips For Disconnecting Kids From Over-Stimulation, Video Games, And Digital Media Do your kids need to disconnect? Are video games and the proliferation of mobile devices making us expect constant stimulation? Are we raising a generation of kids that believe they are entitled to be entertained at...

Jan 15 2014, 6:31am CST

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Officials: Obama likely to OK phone record changes AP sources: Obama expected to back changes to NSA surveillance with Congress handling details WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is expected to endorse changes to the way the government collects...

Jan 15 2014, 2:41am CST

Why Is Heroin Abuse Rising While Other Drug Abuse Is Falling?

Why Is Heroin Abuse Rising While Other Drug Abuse Is Falling? Peter Shumlin, the Democratic governor of Vermont, brought heroin addiction to the front burner of national news by devoting his entire State of the State address last week to his state’s dramatic increase in heroin...

Jan 14 2014, 9:56pm 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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Proposed spy phone record shift draws resistance Proposal to shift surveillance phone record retention away from government drawing resistance WASHINGTON (AP) — Telephone companies are quietly balking at the idea of changing how they collect and store...

Jan 14 2014, 2:36am CST

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Fast Track Bill Presented But Progress On Trade Requires The President Stand Up To Detroit <div> Last Thursday, legislation to restore “fast track” trade promotion authority was introduced in Congress.  The grant of that authority is widely considered necessary to complete and ratify the Trans-Pacific...

Jan 13 2014, 10:51am CST

Crowdbuilding: The Real Story Behind Crowdfunding That No One's Telling

Crowdbuilding: The Real Story Behind Crowdfunding That No One's Telling With all the negativity and skepticism swirling around the SEC’s recent proposition to liberalize the laws of equity crowdfunding, it’s time for some contrarian content that sheds some more positive light on the topic...

Jan 13 2014, 7:31am CST

The Judge Won't Call Asbestos-Lawyer Shenanigans Fraud, But It Sure Smells Like It

The Judge Won't Call Asbestos-Lawyer Shenanigans Fraud, But It Sure Smells Like It There’s an old journalistic turn of phrase that keeps us on the right side of the libel laws, while getting the point across: Sometimes it’s a crime what’s legal. That is an apt description for the shenanigans plaintiff...

Jan 11 2014, 9:31am CST

Even With A Supreme Court Win, Aereo Still Might Lose

Even With A Supreme Court Win, Aereo Still Might Lose The battle between broadcasters and Aereo, a startup that offers television programming over the internet, will be resolved by the Supreme Court later this year. If the court rules for the networks, Aereo will join a...

Jan 11 2014, 7:11am CST

Hand of God Exploding Star Leads to Speculation

Hand of God Exploding Star Leads to Speculation A nebulous star in outer space seemed to resemble an x-ray vision of a human hand. Termed the Hand of God, this exploding star has led to speculation among both scientists and clergy as to its significance.

Jan 11 2014, 3:36am CST

Can A Wisconsin Senator And A Superstar Lawyer Prevent Members Of Congress From Gaining Subsidized Health Insurance Under Obamacare?

Can A Wisconsin Senator And A Superstar Lawyer Prevent Members Of Congress From Gaining Subsidized Health Insurance Under Obamacare? This week, Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson (R.) filed a lawsuit aimed at preventing members of Congress, and their staffers, from receiving subsidized health insurance through Obamacare’s exchanges. “Americans are...

Jan 10 2014, 1:41am CST

Report To Congress: IRS Is Increasingly Unable To Meet Taxpayer Needs

Report To Congress: IRS Is Increasingly Unable To Meet Taxpayer Needs When Congress threatened “right-sized” budget cuts for the Internal Revenue Service last July, it was a clear swipe at the agency which had been under fire following a number of scandals. House Appropriations Chairman...

Jan 9 2014, 10:56pm 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

Top Ten Internet Law Developments of 2013

Top Ten Internet Law Developments of 2013 A look back at the Internet law highlights of 2013: #10: Copyright Defendants Get High-Stakes Wins. 2013 saw several copyright defendants win long-running litigation affairs–and potentially crack open new markets,...

Jan 9 2014, 11:46am CST

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Gadget Watch: Case makes iPhone a BlackBerry clone Gadget Watch: Typo keyboard case turns iPhone 5, 5S into close BlackBerry clone LAS VEGAS (AP) — If you love your iPhone but would prefer a physical keyboard, Typo could be for you. But you...

Jan 9 2014, 2:36am CST

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How Did The Democrats Become The Party Of The Rich? If you brought back either of the Roosevelts—Teddy or Franklin—from the grave, the most astonishing thing they would find is that the “malefactors of great wealth” have become the benefactors of today’s liberalism, and...

Jan 8 2014, 1:51pm CST

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Ohio deal: Websites won't bill to remove mug shots 2 websites will stop billing people to take down mug shots in settlement reached in Ohio suit TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Two Internet sites that make money by posting millions of mug shots of people who've been...

Jan 8 2014, 1:21pm CST

Big Liabilities For Uber, Sidecar And Lyft?

Big Liabilities For Uber, Sidecar And Lyft? Are you sick of waiting for a taxi or limo? If you have a smartphone, you may be able to summon a car in minutes via Uber, Sidecar or Lyft. Lyft has the added visual bonus of a furry pink mustache on the front grille....

Jan 8 2014, 11:01am CST

Let's Go For A Ride In Traffic With Audi's Self-Driving Car [Video]

Let's Go For A Ride In Traffic With Audi's Self-Driving Car [Video] We were escorted out of the Cosmopolitan Hotel garage in Las Vegas by two Nevada state troopers, who followed our Audi A6 Avant all the way to Interstate 15. Traffic was moving pretty well, which is why we needed the...

Jan 8 2014, 9:51am CST

VC Tim Draper On Bitcoin, Going Public And Hong Kong's Startup Community

VC Tim Draper On Bitcoin, Going Public And Hong Kong's Startup Community If you have even the most minimal exposure to the venture capital industry then Tim Draper is a man who needs no introduction. He’s the “Draper” in the storied VC firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson. He’s invested in companies...

Jan 7 2014, 8:26pm CST

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TV-on-Internet service Aereo gets $34M in funding TV-on-Internet service Aereo gets $34 million in outside funding as legal battle continues NEW YORK (AP) — Aereo, a Barry Diller-backed startup that provides broadcast television channels over the Internet...

Jan 7 2014, 5:56pm 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

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Technology? Some justices want to keep distance Supreme Court justices wary of bold action by judges weighing new technology, privacy issues WASHINGTON (AP) — At the Supreme Court, technology can be regarded as a necessary evil, and sometimes not even...

Jan 7 2014, 2:16pm CST

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French company demos driverless shuttle at CES French company Induct demos driverless shuttle Navia at CES gadget show LAS VEGAS (AP) — French company Induct on Monday showed off the first driverless vehicle to be commercially available in the U.S...

Jan 6 2014, 8:56pm CST

Is Sacramento The World's Capital of Internet Privacy Regulation?

Is Sacramento The World's Capital of Internet Privacy Regulation? It’s only two hours between Sacramento, California’s state capitol, and the Silicon Valley, the world’s technology capital, but when it comes to regulating the Internet, philosophically they are worlds apart. The two...

Jan 6 2014, 11:16am CST