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Dad who confiscated daughter's iPhone acquitted on theft charge

Technically Incorrect: A Texas father appears in court for taking away his 12-year-old's phone. He says he was merely trying to discipline her.

By February 1, 2016

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Death threat on chat app Yik Yak leads to Missouri arrest

University of Missouri police arrest a man they suspect of posting death threats on Yik Yak, an app popular with college students for being anonymous. Meanwhile, Facebook launches Notify to push news alerts on the iPhone.

By November 11, 2015

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Death threat on chat app Yik Yak leads to Missouri arrest

University of Missouri police arrest a man they suspect of posting death threats on Yik Yak, an app popular with college students for being anonymous. Meanwhile, Facebook launches Notify to push news alerts on the iPhone.

By November 11, 2015

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At Super Bowl 50, fan safety starts with super-snoopy tech

The big game and all its festivities get sweeping protection, from bomb-destroying robots to software that crunches social media looking for threats.

By February 2, 2016

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Supreme Court overturns Facebook threats conviction

In its first case addressing free speech on social media, the high court says a Pennsylvania man's violent postings about his ex-wife and others weren't enough to convict.

By June 1, 2015

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GM and the delicate dance of automotive cybersecurity

How General Motors is staying ahead of the cybersecurity curve -- without making itself a target.

By February 1, 2016

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Patriots fans and the dark side of social media

Sports fans routinely take to Twitter and Facebook to post threatening messages after their favorite team loses. What does it say about us?

By January 25, 2016

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US will use cyberattacks to defend against threats -- report

The Defense Department is expected to announce a modification to the nation's strategy that will result in the use of cyberattacks as a defense tactic.

By April 23, 2015

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Twitter expands threats ban, may lock accounts in aim to limit abuse

Social network says previous policy on violent threats was "unduly narrow." Also, it will suspend accounts or force users to delete tweets if they engage in abusive behavior.

By April 21, 2015

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Goal of new NASA office: Protect Earth from asteroids

NASA gets official about defending Earth from asteroids with its new Planetary Defense Coordination Office, which will work to detect threats and coordinate a response.

By January 11, 2016