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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


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


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


'Tis the season to be fraud-y: Cyber Monday's a holiday for hackers too

Don't lose your head amid all the wonderful deals. Online crooks are counting on you to let your digital guard down on Cyber Monday.

By November 29, 2015


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


Dear John, Los Angeles wants to shame you with your license plate

A proposed measure would send letters to drivers caught in areas typically rife with prostitutes.

By December 1, 2015


Hack of toy maker VTech exposes 5 million customers

A hacker got into a customer database for the Learning Lodge app store, where parents can download apps, games and e-books for VTech toys.

By November 27, 2015


Where to place home security cameras, according to the data

Better placement means better protection.

By November 27, 2015


On encryption, Clinton tells Silicon Valley to be a team player

Democratic presidential candidate tells tech companies they need to help track down terrorists but stops short of calling for weaker encryption. It's a balancing act between security and privacy.

By November 19, 2015


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