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.
They do things differently in South Carolina. Sometimes, though, the technology can't stay high.
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
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.
A woman scammed hundreds of people out of hundreds of thousands of pounds by offering cheap iPads she couldn't deliver.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.