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kidnapping

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Kaspersky Lab mum on kidnapping report

The 20-year-old son of CEO Eugene Kaspersky was kidnapped on his way to work on Tuesday, according to a report.

By Apr. 21, 2011

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Man blames Grand Theft Auto for, um, allegedly ramming 9 cars

An Auburn student might be in trouble, after claiming that a video game caused him to allegedly steal a truck and even kidnap a woman.

By Sep. 27, 2013

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Apple Store employee rescues woman from alleged kidnapper

An employee at an Apple Store in Louisville, Ky., helps a woman who was allegedly kidnapped by discreetly contacting police, as she and the purported kidnapper are in the store.

By Aug. 7, 2012

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'Craigslist killer' convicted of murder

A jury found Richard Beasley guilty of murdering three men who answered his 2011 Craigslist ad for a job that didn't exist.

By Mar. 13, 2013

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Tangiers: A stealth game inspired by Dada, David Lynch

This sandbox-style video game about the surreal and the avant-garde is seeking support on Kickstarter -- and it's unlike anything we've ever seen.

By Jul. 22, 2013

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Make-A-Wish to turn San Francisco into Gotham for Batkid

A young boy fighting leukemia will get his wish to be Batkid, and the citizens of San Francisco are being called upon to help.

By Nov. 4, 2013

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Group of tech giants to demand greater NSA transparency

Sixty-three companies, trade groups, and civil liberties groups will ask officials for greater latitude in reporting U.S. government requests for user information, according to a letter obtained by AllThingsD.

By Jul. 17, 2013

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Following Google, Microsoft also challenges DOJ gag order

Software giant argues that U.S. government restrictions on what it can disclose constitute a "content-based restriction on speech."

By Jun. 26, 2013

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Yahoo reveals U.S. government requests for user data

The Web pioneer says it received more than 12,000 requests in the past six months for user information, most related to criminal investigations into the likes of fraud and homicide.

By Jun. 17, 2013

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The 404 1,352: Where we kidnap our childhood (podcast)

An app that lets you sign up for a voluntary kidnapping, nerds spending way too much money on one-word Twitter accounts, LA rolls back a pathetically disorganized iPad rollout to high school students, the answer to why "The Simpsons" is still unavailable to stream, and a very long analysis of the family dynamic in "Full House."

By Sep. 27, 2013