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Federal agents used a Stingray to track an immigrant"s phone

Investigators from Immigration and Custom Enforcement as well as the FBI have been using controversial cell-spoofing devices to secretly track down undocumented immigrants, court records show. According to a report the Detroit News, which ob.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxMay 19th, 2017

Daimler begins construction on a $562 million lithium-ion battery factory in Germany

German automaker wants to bring 10 new electric models to the market by 2020. Enlarge / Federal Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel in a conversation with Dieter Zetsche (Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Car.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News3 hr. 0 min. ago

Patent trolls take it on the chin in new Supreme Court ruling

 Sad! Patent trolls, who’ve benefited from a 30-year-old legal standard that made it possible for patent holders to sue companies in almost any U.S. jurisdiction — including a federal district in east Texas that’s notorious.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 16 min. ago

Microsoft Says a Chinese "Gaming Service" Company Is Hacking Xbox Accounts

An anonymous reader shares a report: Since 2015, a Chinese gaming website has been hacking Xbox accounts and selling the proceeds on the open market, according to a complaint filed by Microsoft in federal court on Friday. On its website, iGSKY presen.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 52 min. ago

Daimler begins construction on a $562 million lithium-ion battery in Germany

German automaker wants to bring 10 new electric models to the market by 2020. Enlarge / From Daimler's press page: "Federal Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel in a conversation with Dieter Zetsche (Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG a.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News4 hr. 8 min. ago

SAP has designs on new government business

Steve Ballmer's latest hobby, USAfacts.org, cast a spotlight on the effectiveness of local, state and federal governments when it launched in April. Its easy-to-read dashboards allow ordinary citizens to compare government's performance of its cor.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News5 hr. 16 min. ago

Baking soda shortage has hospitals frantic, delaying treatments and surgeries

Sodium bicarbonate is used in a variety of treatments but is inexplicably scarce. Enlarge (credit: Intropin) Amid a national shortage of a critical medicine, US hospitals are hoarding vials, delaying surgeries, and turning away patients, The.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News5 hr. 52 min. ago

Senators ask FCC why reporter was “manhandled” after net neutrality vote

Senators to FCC: Don’t roughhouse journalists who are trying to ask questions. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Atypeek) Two Democratic senators have asked Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai to explain why "FCC security pers.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News5 hr. 52 min. ago

“Yahoobleed” flaw leaked private e-mail attachments and credentials

Yahoo promptly retired ImageMagic library after failing to install 2-year-old patch. Enlarge (credit: BenGrantham) For years, Yahoo Mail has exposed a wealth of private user data because it failed to update widely used image-processing softwar.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News5 hr. 52 min. ago

Supreme Court shuts down location loophole for patent suits

Patent trolls have had it pretty easy lately, especially in East Texas. A 2016 ruling by the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit allowed patent suits anywhere a defendant company's products are sold. The Eastern District of Texa.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News6 hr. 36 min. ago

CornerJob bags $19M to keep growing its blue-collar hiring platform

 Barcelona-based blue-collar recruitment app CornerJob has closed a $19 million Series C. The new financing will be used for product development, says CEO David Rodriguez, as well as bolstering its position in “strategic markets” and.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 8 min. ago

Auto1 Group, a young used-car marketplace serving Europe, is now worth $2.8 billion

 Auto1 Group, a nearly five-year-old, Berlin-based used-car marketplace, just announced a huge round — €360 million ($404 million) in debt and equity financing that includes €75 million ($84.2 million) from Princeville Global, itself.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 8 min. ago

Who makes the best phone warranty? We compare all of them

Finding good insurance for your smartphone that won't break the bank isn't always easy to do. To help, we've compiled a comparative list of some of the biggest names in smartphone insurance. The post Who makes the best phone warranty? We compare all.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 0 min. ago

Sorry, you can’t protest security screening by getting naked for the TSA

Man charged by Oregon, and the feds, for stripping at a TSA checkpoint. An Oregon man who stripped naked at an airport security screening checkpoint must pay a $500 fine after a federal appeals court ruled that the First Amendment does.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 44 min. ago

Stingray phone tracker used to locate man living in country illegally

FBI and ICE agents have employed a Stingray cell-site simulator to track the whereabouts of an undocumented immigrant, sparking fears that the technology could be ripe for abuse without sensible restrictions. The post Stingray phone tracker used to l.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 0 min. ago

Roborace takes its first step toward conquering the track with autonomous cars

Roborace demonstrated its autonomous race car on a temporary street circuit laid out for the Formula E Paris ePrix. But the machine, known as Robocar, didn't exactly achieve race pace. The post Roborace takes its first step toward conquering the trac.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 52 min. ago

Hackers Hit Russian Bank Customers, Planned International Cyber Raids

Russian cyber criminals used malware planted on Android mobile devices to steal from domestic bank customers and were planning to target European lenders before their arrest, investigators and sources with knowledge of the case told Reuters. From the.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 16 min. ago

47% off Pecham Vertical Stand for PS4 with Cooling Fan and Dual Controller Charging - Deal Alert

Keep your PS4 or PS4 Slim compact, organized and functioning properly with this vertical stand from Pecham. It features an integrated cooling fan, dual controller changing and a USB hub for powering & charging your phone or other devices as needed.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News13 hr. 16 min. ago

Vine bug may have exposed users’ email addresses and phone numbers

Twitter has alerted Vine users to the possibility that a recent bug that affected the site's video archive may have exposed their email addresses and phone numbers. It's warning users to be cautious of emails from unknown senders. The post Vine bug m.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 16 min. ago

Apple insists that a Beats headphone explosion wasn’t its fault

Earlier this year a pair of Beats headphones worn by an Australian woman suddenly caught fire during a flight. Apple, which owns Beats, has pinned the blame on AAA batteries that are used to power older versions of the device. The post Apple insists.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 16 min. ago

8 killer Google I/O reveals you probably missed

8 things you might have missed at I/OImage by Michael SimonThere might not have been any fancy new hardware reveals at Google I/O 2017, but there was still plenty to talk about. From Google Lens to hands-free Home phone calls to Photos’ new sharing.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News16 hr. 52 min. ago