Are You OK With Law Enforcement Using Facial Recognition Software?

Among Hispanics and African-Americans, approval drops and opposition grows 21% of all respondents oppose law enforcement use; 25% of Hispanics and 28% of African-Americans said the same. 52% are uncomfortable with idea of federal or state government having access to their photographs Almost two-thirds of U.S. adults support law enforcement agencies’ use of controversial facial recognition software, yet roughly half...

Jailed For Refusing To Reveal Facebook Password

Stephen Nicholson refused to give his password to police, who wanted to check for any messages between himself and Lucy McHugh. The man suspected of killing schoolgirl Lucy McHugh has been jailed for refusing to give his Facebook password to police. Stephen Nicholson, 24, admitted the charge under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA) when he appeared via video-link at...

Police: Tesla Driver Arrested After Crashing Into Firetruck

Authorities say a Tesla driver, who said he thought his car was in Autopilot mode, crashed into the back of a firetruck in San Jose.The California Highway Patrol says the Tesla rear-ended a fire engine that was stopped with its emergency lights activated along US-101 around 1 a.m. Saturday. The 37-year-old driver, Michael Tran, told officers, “I think I had...

Crystal Meth Mistakenly Shipped To Apple Store

The life of an Apple Store employee isn’t always easy. Sometimes they get punched in the face by irate customers, there are robberies, plus they have to put up with being mocked by Samsung. And then there’s the day an Apple Store employee opened a package to find it stuffed with tens of thousands of dollars worth of extremely illegal crystal meth. A drug dealer...

Drug Dealer Busted for Smuggling LSD from the Dark Web with Bitcoin

Indian police in the south Indian city of Chennai (formerly Madras) have busted a drug dealer who allegedly procured synthetic drugs from the dark web before smuggling them into the country. During the bust, police seized LSD and ecstasy from 32-year-old Nikhil Tiwari who authorities believe is part of a wider network that acquires drugs from dark web vendors abroad,...

UK’s Superdrug ‘Jacked” By Claiming To Have 20,000 Customers Details

British health and beauty retailer Superdrug has told its online customers to change their passwords after it was the victim of an extortion attempt from an individual claiming to have obtained shoppers’ personal information. The firm, part of the A.S Watson Group, said on Monday it was contacted by an individual claiming to have information on about 20,000 online customers...

The U.S. Government, MS-13 And Wiretapping Facebook Messenger

In a case in a California federal court, the Justice Department wants Facebook to break the encryption of its Messenger app, Reuters reported. The government and tech companies have for years been at odds over privacy considerations, which aim to protect users, but can impede law enforcement investigations. The case is under a seal, so there are few details available, but...

Apple Store in Amsterdam Evacuated After Three Employees Treated Due To iPad fumes

Three staff were treated for potentially inhaling noxious fumes caused by a punctured battery, according to reports. An Apple store in the Netherlands was evacuated after an iPad battery was damaged and released noxious fumes into the air, according to reports.Three members of staff at the shop in Amsterdam had breathing problems and were treated at the scene, the city's...

A Telsa Battery Factory In Nevada, A Mexican Cartel & A Real Life Episode Of Narcos

Can I tell you guys a story? Teslas are electric cars known for their high quality design and impressive gas mileage. With average costs of $35,000 for the base model and over $80,000 for luxury models, you won’t catch everyone riding in one of these bad boys but you could see any average citizen working within a Tesla Inc....

We Find This Interesting: Google Decides To Explain Its Location-Tracking Policy

Google has revised an erroneous description on its website of how its “Location History” setting works, clarifying that it continues to track users even if they’ve disabled the setting. The change came three days after an Associated Press investigation revealed that several Google apps and websites store user location even if users have turned off Location History. Google has not changed its location-tracking...