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Uber hit with lawsuit over alleged sexual assaults

The ride-hailing company is being sued after two women allege they were sexually assaulted by Uber drivers. The plaintiffs say Uber needs to do more to keep passengers safe.

By October 8, 2015


Uber heads to court over how it classifies its drivers

A California judge is expected to decide whether to limit the employee-versus-independent contractor case to three drivers -- or allow in 160,000 drivers.

By August 5, 2015


Snowden leaks spawn a different type of game, Top Secret

An email-based game on Kickstarter melds fiction with reality as players investigate the journalists involved in the leak of thousands of classified NSA documents. You can get the demo now.

By September 26, 2015


Teen arrested for allegedly having nude photos of himself on his phone

A North Carolina boy finds himself looking at felony sex offender charges in which perpetrator and victim are both him.

By September 21, 2015


South Korea's government hit with 114,000 cyberattacks in 5 years

Almost none of the attacks showed a North Korean IP address, although it's not difficult for hackers to hide their origin.

By September 20, 2015


It's alive...again! Scientists waking up 30,000-year-old 'giant' virus

A French team plans to wake up its second ancient virus in two years to study its genetic structure. Have these scientists never seen a zombie movie?

By September 9, 2015


Squatter allegedly sells family's appliances on Craigslist

Technically Incorrect: The owner of a house about to be put up for sale says he arrived to check on it and discovered someone had come "for the microwave."

By September 8, 2015


Diver breaks up mortal combat between deadly sea snake, stonefish

During a fishing trip, Rick Trippe came across a dangerous sea snake and stonefish fighting each other. He separated them with his bare hands and lived to tell all about it.

By September 2, 2015


Uber suffers loss as judge grants drivers' suit class action status

A California judge rules that the employee vs. independent-contractor case that was limited to three drivers can now be expanded to thousands of drivers.

By September 1, 2015


Triple trouble: Satellite sees three hurricanes in the Pacific

A weather satellite looked down on the Pacific over the weekend and caught sight of three separate major hurricanes.

By August 31, 2015