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Uber accused of missing driver's criminal record in alleged sexual assault

A lawsuit charging the ride-hailing company with negligence says a background check didn't go back far enough to find an assault conviction.

By January 21, 2016

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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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Juror fined for Facebook posts about criminal court case

Technically Incorrect: A New York juror seems to not know the rules, which results in a mistrial and a $1,000 fine for her.

By November 4, 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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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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Law enforcement's encryption claims overblown, study finds

The surge in Internet-connected devices will offer ample new surveillance opportunities, according to a Harvard study.

By February 1, 2016

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GTA 5's online mode is still making lots of money, recently had best week ever

Maybe this is why GTA V's single-player DLC isn't here yet.

By February 4, 2016

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Brighten your batcave with Rainbow Batman figures

Why should the criminals of Gotham get all the colorful costumes? Now you can have the Caped Crusader in pink, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple.

By January 14, 2016

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Internet-connected homes open the door to hackers

Baby monitors, thermostats, kitchen gadgets and other "smart" devices add convenience to our daily lives. What are manufacturers doing to make sure they don't make life easier for criminals too?

By December 28, 2015

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GTA 5's next free expansion announced, not coming to Xbox 360/PS3

Become a crime boss, hire a team of bodyguards, drive a yacht, and more in next week's "Executives and Other Criminals" update.

By December 9, 2015