Law & Order
Fortnite Gamer in Australia Arrested After He Live-Broadcasted a Woman's Screams  Gadgets 360 · 23 minutes
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
Twitter Warns Global Users Their Tweets Violate Pakistani Law  Gadgets 360 · 23 minutes
Pakistan has previously threatened to block Twitter if the company did not remove content its government found offensive. more
Amazon suffering 'epidemic' of illegal gold mines  PHYS.ORG · 46 minutes
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
Twitter warns global users their tweets violate Pakistani law  PHYS.ORG · 46 minutes
When Canadian columnist Anthony Furey received an email said to be from Twitter's legal team telling him he may have broken a slew of Pakistani laws, his first instinct was... more
New Zealand law to make medical marijuana widely available  ABC NEWS · 4 hours
New Zealand's government has passed a law that will make medical marijuana widely available for thousands of patients over time more
Apple among tech companies voicing opposition to new anti-encryption law in Australia  9to5Mac · 7 hours
Last week, we reported that Australia had passed a new anti-encryption law that could force Apple and other tech companies to help law enforcement... more
Inequality in homicide rates in Chicago neighborhoods increased over 20-year period  PHYS.ORG · 12 hours
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
US tech giants decry Australia’s ‘deeply flawed’ new anti-encryption law  TechCrunch · 14 hours
A group of U.S. tech giants, including Apple, Google and Microsoft, have collectively denounced the new so-called “anti-encryption” law passed by the Australian parliament last week. The bill... more
LSAT is going digital and Surface Go is the chosen tablet for admissions  Windows Central · 14 hours
LSAT is going digital and Microsoft Surface Go is leading the way. When applying for law school, you'll need to sit the... more
Location data from a gas station app sold for $9.50 per 1,000 people - CNET  CNET · 15 hours
A 2017 lawsuit between GasBuddy and Reveal Mobile shows just how much your location data is worth. more
Fast facts about the arrest of a Chinese tech executive  ABC NEWS · 16 hours
Fast facts about the arrest of a Chinese tech executive from electronics giant Huawei more
Samsung angers hypebeasts by partnering with fake Supreme brand in China  THE VERGE · 16 hours
Samsung is getting criticized by hypebeasts everywhere after it claimed to be collaborating with... more
Tokyo prosecutors indict Carlos Ghosn and Nissan - Roadshow  CNET · 18 hours
Under Japanese law, a company can be charged for the misdeeds of its employees. more
How the absence of blow flies overturned a wrongful conviction  PHYS.ORG · 18 hours
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 day
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 day
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 · 2 days
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 · 2 days
The foreign ministry demands Canada release CFO Meng Wanzhou, who faces fraud charges in the US. more
China in 'strong protest' to US over Huawei boss arrest  Sky News · 2 days
China has summoned the US ambassador in Beijing as it lodged "strong protests" over the detention of a Chinese technology executive in Canada. more
Meet Ellen Page's superhero family in Netflix's The Umbrella Academy teaser - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Dysfunctional superhero siblings investigate their father's murder, and maybe stop the apocalypse, in the new trailer. more
Italian police probing deadly stampede find pepper spray can  ABC NEWS · 2 days
Italian police investigating a disco stampede have found a pepper spray can more
Italian police question witnesses in deadly disco stampede  ABC NEWS · 2 days
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 · 3 days
China's foreign ministry says it has summoned the Canadian ambassador to Beijing to lodge a "strong... more
German farmers sue government over missed climate targets  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Dismayed by the German government's failure to meet climate protection targets, dairy farmer Heiner Luetke Schwienhorst has filed a lawsuit against Berlin to force it into action. more
Activists gather for climate march in Poland  ABC NEWS · 3 days
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 · 3 days
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 · 3 days
Meng Wanzhou, the arrested chief financial officer for tech giant Huawei, has the means... more
Huawei CFO, accused of fraud, faces up to 30 years in prison  TechCrunch · 3 days
New details have emerged surrounding Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou's arrest in Vancouver. more
Australia anti-encryption law rushed to passage  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
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 · 3 days
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
Chinese executive facing US extradition appears in court  ABC NEWS · 4 days
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 · 4 days
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
Australia’s encryption-busting law is ‘deeply flawed,’ says tech industry  THE VERGE · 4 days
Australia just passed tough new legislation that requires tech companies to hand over user data when requested by... more
Chinese executive facing US extradition to appear in court  ABC NEWS · 4 days
Huawei arrest complicates US-China trade talks, illustrating an underlying clash over technology more
2 Milly files a lawsuit against Fortnite maker Epic Games over dance move  TechCrunch · 4 days
Rapper 2 Milly is suing Epic Games over Fortnite’s use of his dance move, the Milly Rock. The lawsuit claims direct infringement... more
Trump was reportedly unaware of plan to arrest Huawei exec - CNET  CNET · 4 days
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 · 4 days
The Chinese telecoms giant was the focus of international scrutiny even before the arrest of a senior executive. more
Australia passes controversial anti-encryption law that could weaken privacy globally  THE VERGE · 4 days
The Australian government has passed new legislation that would allow law enforcement authorities to force tech... more
Who Is Meng Wanzhou, the Huawei CFO Arrested in Canada?  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
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 · 4 days
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 · 4 days
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 · 4 days
The arrest of Huawei's chief financial officer is just the latest controversy to befall the tech... more
Nissan to recall 150,000 cars due to improper checks  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Nissan Friday announced plans to recall approximately 150,000 vehicles owing to improper tests on new units, dealing a fresh blow to the Japanese car giant following the shock arrest of... more
Trudeau: No politics behind Huawei arrest  BBC · 4 days
Canada's PM gives his first response after the arrest of a Chinese executive that angered Beijing. more
Revisions eyed for rushed Australia encryption law  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Australia's top legal body on Friday warned of police and intelligence "overreach" after Canberra rushed through parliament controversial laws allowing authorities to circumvent encrypted communications. more
Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ Is health spending the next big political issue?  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
The Republican-led Congress was unable to repeal the Affordable Care Act in 2017, but the Trump administration continues to implement elements of... more
Trudeau says government had no involvement in arrest of top Huawei executive  Global News · 4 days
Trudeau said Ottawa had been given a few days' advance notice about the plan to arrest Meng Wanzhou, who faces extradition to the United States. more
U.S. investigating Huawei over suspicions of bank fraud, violating Iran sanctions: sources  Global News · 5 days
The United States has been looking since at least 2016 into whether Huawei Technologies Ltd violated U.S. sanctions against Iran. More recently, the probe... more
Surgeon General: Federal drug classification needs changes  ABC NEWS · 5 days
U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams has told police officers from across the country that he believes the nation's classification system for illegal drugs should be revisited. more
World stock markets tumble following arrest of Huawei executive in Canada  Global News · 5 days
The arrest of smartphone maker Huawei Technologies Co.'s Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver for extradition to the United States came as Washington and Beijing... more
Verizon offers emergency first responders discounts on unlimited plans  THE VERGE · 5 days
Verizon has announced a new discount for emergency first responders. The carrier already offers special plans for government... more
Pandora launches podcasts with personalized recommendations  THE VERGE · 5 days
Podcasts are now officially available on Pandora for all listeners as of today. The company announced the arrival in a blog post, saying it... more
Rapper sues makers of video game Fortnite over dance moves  CBC · 5 days
Rapper 2 Milly filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the makers of Fortnite, saying they are illegally... more
Obama health law sign-ups lagging for 2019  ABC NEWS · 5 days
Obama health law sign-ups lag for 2019; number of new customers down about 18 percent more
The trust dilemma of continuous background checks  TechCrunch · 5 days
First, background checks at startups, then Huawei’s finance chief is arrested, SoftBank’s IPO is subscribed, and I am about to record our next edition of TechCrunch Equity. It’s Thursday, December 6, 2018. TechCrunch is... more
Australia passes cyber snooping laws with global implications  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Australia Thursday passed controversial laws allowing spies and police to snoop on the encrypted communications of suspected terrorists and criminals, as experts warned the "unprecedented powers" had far-reaching implications for global cybersecurity. more
Keeping up with Moore's Law  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
These days, Moore's Law is not so much a scientific law as an aspiration. The notion that there is a doubling every year of the number of components that can be squeezed on to the same area of... more
Cyber crooks increasingly targeting home devices: report  CBC · 5 days
Cyber criminals are shifting their attention from traditional computers to internet-connected devices in Canadian homes, says the federal government's cyber security agency. more
Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou arrested in Vancouver, faces extradition to U.S.  Global News · 5 days
Canadian authorities have arrested the chief financial officer of Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies in Vancouver. more
Huawei executive arrested in Canada at US request - CNET  CNET · 5 days
CFO Meng Wanzhou may face charges over alleged violations of Iran sanctions. more
Here's why data breaches like the one at Marriott are 'treasure troves for spammers'  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
The massive data breach revealed by Marriott International sheds light on what hackers often do with the personal data they... more
Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou Arrest Sparks China Fury  Gadgets 360 · 5 days
China reacted furiously Thursday after a top executive and daughter of the founder of Chinese telecom giant Huawei was arrested in Canada following a US extradition request. more
Dutch court refuses to order criminal tobacco investigation  ABC NEWS · 5 days
A Dutch appeals court has refused to order public prosecutors to open a criminal investigation against tobacco companies, in a major setback for anti-smoking activists more
Facebook’s morale problem is getting worse  THE VERGE · 5 days
Early on Wednesday, the United Kingdom Parliament released a 250-page trove of documents from a US lawsuit against Facebook. The trove has a colorful... more
Malaysia torches 2.8 tonnes of African pangolin scales  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Malaysia on Thursday torched nearly three tonnes of seized scales of endangered pangolins worth $9 million in a bid to deter illegal wildlife trafficking from Africa. more
Nissan hit by new inspection scandal after Ghosn arrest: report  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Nissan plans to conduct another recall owing to "improper" tests on new vehicles, a newspaper said Thursday, dealing a fresh blow to the Japanese car giant following the... more
Top Huawei executive detained in Canada, angering China  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
A top executive and daughter of the founder of Chinese telecom giant Huawei has been arrested in Canada and faces extradition to the United States, officials said Thursday, angering Beijing days into... more
Huawei finance chief Meng Wanzhou arrested in Canada  BBC · 5 days
The US seeks the extradition of chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou, daughter of Huawei's founder. more
Department of Telecom Awaits Law Ministry Nod for In-Flight Connectivity Norms  Gadgets 360 · 5 days
The Telecom Commission on May 1 had approved in-flight connectivity, facilitating both voice and data calls and data surfing in Indian airspace. more
Chinese stocks plummet as Huawei CFO arrest raises trade fears  TechCrunch · 5 days
A string of Chinese stocks fell hard on Thursday after the arrest of Huawei’s chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver deepened concerns over US-China trade tensions. The... more
Huawei CFO Arrested in Canada, Faces Extradition to the US  Gadgets 360 · 5 days
US authorities have been investigating Huawei since 2016 for violations of export controls and US sanctions related to Iran and other countries. more
Fortnite-Maker Epic Games Sued by Rapper Over Dance Moves  Gadgets 360 · 5 days
Rapper 2 Milly filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the makers of Fortnite, saying they are illegally using a dance he created in their wildly popular video game. more
Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou arrested in Canada  BBC · 5 days
The US seeks the extradition of chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou, daughter of Huawei's founder. more
Huawei CFO facing extradition after arrest in Canada  Sky News · 5 days
The global chief financial officer of Chinese phone firm Huawei is facing extradition to the US after being arrested in Canada. more
Fortnite: The world-famous game that's never topped the charts  BBC · 5 days
The gaming industry is changing fast. Are the charts, and the law, keeping up? more
Canada arrests top Huawei executive on suspicion of violating Iran sanctions  THE VERGE · 5 days
Canada arrested the chief financial officer of Huawei on suspicion of violating US sanctions... more
Huawei CFO Wanzhou Meng arrested in Vancouver, faces extradition to U.S.  Global News · 5 days
Canadian authorities have arrested the chief financial officer of Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies in Vancouver, B.C. more
Huawei CFO arrested in Canada, awaits US extradition  TechCrunch · 5 days
Meng Wanzhou, the daughter of Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei, awaits a bail hearing upon suspicion she violated U.S. trade sanctions against Iran. more
Huawei executive arrested in Canada  BBC · 5 days
The US is seeking to extradite the firm's chief financial officer, Canadian authorities say. more
Canada has arrested top Huawei executive on suspicion of violating Iran sanctions  THE VERGE · 5 days
Canada arrested the chief financial officer of Huawei on suspicion of violating US sanctions against Iran, according to the Globe and Mail. The CFO,... more
Rapper 2 Milly on why he's suing makers of video game Fortnite over dance moves
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How the absence of blow flies overturned a wrongful conviction
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Meet Ellen Page's superhero family in Netflix's The Umbrella Academy teaser - CNET
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