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LAPD shooting of homeless man: First big test for bodycams?

Technically Incorrect: Bystander footage of LA police shooting a man dead has created a stir on YouTube. With two of the officers wearing bodycams, and an inquiry under way, the incident could be a pivotal point for police bodycam programs.

By March 4, 2015

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Twitter founder, employees face new death threats from ISIS

A message allegedly posted on behalf of the terrorist group vows that "your virtual war on us will cause a real war on you."

By March 2, 2015

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Boffins join Musk, Hawking in saying AI is threat to humanity

Technically Incorrect: Releasing a list of 12 threats to human civilization, academic researchers put artificial intelligence as an emerging and powerful risk.

By February 18, 2015

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School suspends boy for alleged Hobbit Ring invisibility threats

Technically Incorrect: In Texas, they do not take kindly, it seems, to fantasy threats from 9-year-olds. In this case, Aiden Steward allegedly threatened another child that he could make them disappear with his One Ring.

By February 2, 2015

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Lenovo's Superfish security snafu blows up in its face

The preloaded Superfish adware does more than hijack website ads in a browser. It also exposes Lenovo owners to a simple but dangerous hack that could spell disaster.

By February 20, 2015

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Teen arrested after alleged Facebook emoji threats

Technically Incorrect: A Brooklyn teen posts little emojis of guns pointing at little emojis of police officers. His lawyer says he didn't actually intend to act out the implication.

By January 25, 2015

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Obama: Sony wrong to pull movie over hackers' threats

President Obama addresses the Sony cyberattack and vows to respond to North Korea. Also, T-Mobile settles cramming lawsuit, and Facebook releases the Stickered for Messenger app.

By December 19, 2014

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BlackBerry wants to bring its secret sauce to iPhone, Android

The move is part of the company's evolution into a software business, which includes working with every major operating system.

By March 1, 2015

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Tricky Regin malware poses biggest threat outside US

The hard-to-detect malware is a Swiss Army knife of clandestine tools to extract information from targets in non-English speaking countries, experts say.

By November 25, 2014

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Apple downplays threat posed by Masque Attack bug

A vulnerability could allow hackers to trick users into downloading fake apps, which could siphon off their personal information, researchers warn.

By November 13, 2014