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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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Hackers are trying to steal our tax refunds -- again

Criminals are increasingly attacking government agencies in hopes of stealing our money and information.

By February 10, 2016

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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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US bill aims to stop state bans of encrypted phones

Prompted by proposals in New York and California, the bill is the latest twist in a debate over how much privacy you can expect with your everyday gadget.

By February 10, 2016

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Can the Toyota Prius actually be sexy?

Technically Incorrect: Toyota used the Super Bowl to suggest that the environmentally friendly Prius is now an object of extreme desire. Is this faintly ridiculous?

By February 8, 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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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