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Ex-Apple exec going to jail for kickback scheme

After pleading guilty to charges of wire fraud, conspiracy and money laundering, Paul Devine is sentenced to one year in jail and fined $4.5 million.

By December 8, 2014

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Drone crashes trying to deliver drugs to jail

They do things differently in South Carolina. Sometimes, though, the technology can't stay high.

By August 2, 2014

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Woman jailed after recording traffic stop on phone sues

A woman is stopped for a routine traffic offense. She decides to use her cell phone to record the conversation with the police officer and is immediately told she is committing a felony by doing so. She is now suing

By February 20, 2014

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Woman jailed for not returning VHS of JLo movie 9 years ago

Your old technology sins can still catch up with you, if you live in South Carolina, that is. One woman, attempting to report a crime to police, finds out the hard way, as she is jailed for not returning a rented movie.

By February 16, 2014

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County Durham woman jailed for £450,000 iPad scam

A woman scammed hundreds of people out of hundreds of thousands of pounds by offering cheap iPads she couldn't deliver.

By January 4, 2014

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Mozilla makes Firefox for iOS a priority again

In a major reversal, Firefox's leader tells Mozilla community members he wants the open-source browser on Apple's mobile devices. A better mobile presence is key for Firefox's future.

By December 3, 2014

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Vietnam: Criticize government on social media and go to jail

The Southeast Asian nation is serving up harsh penalties, including fines and prison time, to people who post "propaganda against the state" on Facebook, Twitter, and other sites.

By November 29, 2013

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Man buys clay iPad, gets put in jail for wanting refund

A UK man buys an iPad from a reputable retailer. Inside the box, he says he found merely clay. Soon after he goes to complain, he finds himself being carted to jail and accused of fraud.

By November 18, 2013

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Firefox maker remains 'utterly confident' as revenue growth sputters

After years of surging revenue, Firefox developer Mozilla saw a rise of only 1 percent in 2013. Still, it did reach $314 million, and Mozilla's leaders say they're upbeat.

By November 21, 2014

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Ten years in, Firefox fights on -- now against Google and Apple

Microsoft is no longer the foe. Mozilla CTO Andreas Gal is using the Web to try to force Android and iOS to become more open. He knows Mozilla's Firefox OS is in for a long battle, though.

By November 10, 2014