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Google search reveals Indian prime minister among 'top 10 criminals'

Technically Incorrect: Search for "top 10 criminals" and you'll find Indian leader Narendra Modi, as well as George W Bush. Are machines not as clever as we think?

By June 7, 2015

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Uber background checks missed drivers' criminal records, prosecutors say

Among the drivers in Uber's service were a convicted murderer and a felon convicted of sex offenses against a minor, prosecutors charge.

By August 19, 2015

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Arrests made over zombifying drug known as 'devil's breath'

Can a sniff of powder believed to be used by witches in the Middle Ages turn you into a zombie at the beck and call of your attacker? Maybe so, three arrests in Paris indicate.

By September 3, 2015

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Uber's background checks don't catch criminals, says Houston

After a passenger was allegedly raped by her Uber driver, the Texas city threatens to shut down the ride-hailing service. Uber says it will comply with the city's rules.

By April 17, 2015

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Woman who sued Uber over alleged rape in India withdraws lawsuit

Ride-hailing service condemned the attack but argued the company was not contractually related to the defendant and that California was the wrong place to file the lawsuit.

By September 1, 2015

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New rules require feds to get warrant for cell phone surveillance

Civil liberties advocates welcome the change, but say the public will remain largely unaware if their information has been caught up in criminal investigations.

By September 3, 2015

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Watch Batman's kill count rise in this supercut video

Video depicting the movie version of Batman wiping out criminals reminds us all never to get on the Caped Crusader's bad side. Also, stay clear of his reckless driving.

By August 27, 2015

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Ashley Madison puts $377,000 bounty on hackers' heads

Police suspect two suicides are related to the release of information stolen from the relationship-cheating website.

By August 24, 2015

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Man arrested after allegedly stuffing PlayStation in his pants

Technically Incorrect: A PlayStation 4 isn't small and it isn't light. Not even for the allegedly light-fingered. So is it possible to shove one down your trousers? Allegedly, yes.

By August 21, 2015

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Chinese police to set up shop at major Web companies

The government says it will help catch "criminal behavior online" more quickly -- though increased censorship could be the actual result.

By August 5, 2015