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Hackers crack major data firms, sell info to ID thieves, says report

An illegal, hacker-helmed identity-theft service called SSNDOB -- as in Social Security Number and date of birth -- compromises servers at several major US data brokers, according to a report.

By Sep. 25, 2013


Webware Radar: March Madness reaches the sky

Also: Trulia enjoys a record quarter, Glu Mobile releases 30 apps for BlackBerry App World, and LexisNexis inks a deal with the Internal Revenue Service.

By Apr. 2, 2009


Legal opinions now available in Google Scholar

Those interested in learning more about historical court opinions have a few new options in Google Scholar, although serious research will likely happen elsewhere.

By Nov. 17, 2009


Teen sentenced for hacking

Teen sentenced for hacking

By Sep. 14, 2005


Fastcase opens up legal research

Open source isn't just about software. Legal research is getting a little open-source competition, too.

By Jun. 12, 2008


Daily Tidbits: Hacker gets 30 years in Turkish jail

Maksym Yastremski, the alleged mastermind behind the T.J. Maxx credit card hack, gets 30 years in jail in connection with charges of his involvement in attacks on Turkish banks.

By Jan. 9, 2009


Salesforce buying contact crowd-sourcer Jigsaw

The CRM giant will pay $142 million for Jigsaw, a company with a database of 21 million professionals that has been created by fellow businesspeople.

By Apr. 21, 2010


AT&T, Microsoft win as ID theft bill eviscerated

Lobbyists: 1. Consumers: 0. In a not-so-surprising move, AT&T, Microsoft and others manage to disembowel a pro-consumer data-breach bill in Indiana.

By Feb. 13, 2008


Yahoo Premium Document Search

Give Yahoo Premium Document Search a try when you're frustrated by the shallow results from conventional search engines. But if serious research is your game, use the more comprehensive, better-organized LexisNexis instead.

By Mar. 8, 2002

3 stars Editor's rating Mar. 8, 2002

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Small products, big innovation: The dawn of a nano age?

Nano is the new big. Ecoconcerns, design savvy, and practicality have driven the trend toward small, specialized automobiles.

By Jan. 12, 2008