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EU data transfer deal with US may be illegal, says Europe's top legal counsel

Facebook and other US companies can not adequately protect EU citizens' data from government surveillance, says Advocate General Yves Bot.

By September 23, 2015


Online counseling helps vets readjust to civilian life

A former Navy pilot and Army sergeant team up to create Vets Prevail, a free online screening and counseling program to help veterans transition to life back home.

By September 16, 2013


Twitter general counsel quits role, will stay on as adviser

General counsel Alex Macgillivray will leave Twitter's day-to-day operations to pursue "other passions."

By August 30, 2013


Facebook promotes Colin Stretch to general counsel

The social network has hired from within for the head lawyer position vacated by Ted Ullyot.

By June 20, 2013


Facebook general counsel exiting company

Ted Ullyot will depart his post as the social network's head lawyer. Ullyot was the company's first general counsel and one of its first "grown-ups."

By May 10, 2013


Man-and-woman Mars trip by 2018? Can you say 'couples counseling'?

Wealthy space buff makes serious announcement about sending a man and woman on a bare-bones flyby past the Red Planet. But building a cheap, reliable spacecraft in five years is just one issue facing planners.

By February 27, 2013


Frustrated judge orders Apple, Samsung counsel to meet today

Judge Koh says she is "disappointed" in final jury-instruction discussions and orders attorneys to meet face to face.

By August 12, 2012


Apple foe Proview finds itself sued by own legal counsel

Grandall Law Firm, which represented the Chinese company in its action over the iPad trademark, sues for its 4 percent of the $60 million settlement.

By July 22, 2012


Seeking weight-loss counseling? Pick up the phone

A bit of good news on the heels of a study predicting the vast majority of Americans will be overweight or obese by 2020: telephone counseling appears every bit as effective at losing weight as traditional, in-person programs.

By November 17, 2011


Feds recommend that mobile phones and cars don't mix

A walk-in app store pops up in Colorado, Facebook offers one-click crisis counseling, and why the Feds say it's OK to fly with iPads, but not drive with iPhones.

By December 13, 2011