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The Google I/O developers conference on Wednesday dragged on for almost 3 hours on Wednesday — and it wasn’t even its longest one yet.
One of the most exciting moments of this year’s conference came midway through the presentation, when protesters verbally attacked one of Google’s lawyers over an eviction complaint
Google has posted the entire…
Ever wanted to punch the guy working next to you who sounds like he’s basically yelling into his phone when he’s on conference calls? What about the woman who taps her foot incessantly from the second you arrive to the second you leave, or that intern who crackles his chip bag every day at lunch?
It turns out that you’re not the only one who’s annoyed with your too-loud co-workers.
Researchers Jungsoo Kim and Richard de Dear at the University of Sydney discovered that noise privacy is the…
Secretary of State John Kerry joined CBS This Morning on Wednesday to slam Edward Snowden hours ahead of the NSA-leaker’s interview with NBC News‘ Brian Williams
Speaking from the State Department, Secretary Kerry called Snowden “a man who has betrayed his country,” and added that he should return to the U.S. for a trial
“He should man up and come back to the United States if he has a complaint about what’s the matter with American surveillance,” Kerry said. “Come back here and stand in our…
A pornography service is suing Amazon over FireTV, the set top box the company unveiled earlier this month
Florida-based WREAL is a video streaming company that owns and operates FyreTV.com, a service that enables users to download and watch porn videos. (Naturally, the site is extremely NSFW.) The company also sells a set-top box of its own, also branded FyreTV
WREAL filed a formal complaint in District Court in Florida last week, claiming that…
A new court filing details the extraordinary lengths Microsoft is willing to go in order to protect its intellectual property: Accessing a blogger’s private Hotmail and chat data.
On Wednesday, it was first reported that Alex Kibkalo, a former Microsoft employee, is facing federal criminal charges over allegations that he stole trade secrets while working for the company
According to an indictment in the criminal…
The National Football League has ramped up its lawsuit against musician M.I.A., seeking $16.6 million in damages after she flashed her middle finger at the camera during the 2012 Super Bowl halftime show.
M.I.A. took to her Twitter account where she linked to the Hollywood Reporter, which first reported the news
She also posted a picture of the complaint, in which she said the NFL proposed to take a percentage of M.I.A.’s income in addition to the other damages.
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An appeals court ordered Google to remove all copies of the infamous “Innocence of Muslims” from YouTube, a shoddy anti-Islamic video that spurred widespread protests in 2012. The court opinion was issued on Wednesday.
The ruling, which issues a temporary takedown, comes after an actress who briefly appeared in the video — Cindy Lee Garcia — filed a copyright complaint, arguing she had signed up for a different video. In a 2-1 vote, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals sided with Garcia and…
The security firm that conducts 45% of all background checks for potential U.S. government employees may have falsified hundreds of thousands of background checks over a four-year period
The Justice Department is accusing U.S. Investigations Services (USIS) of using computer software to “flush” or “dump” 665,000 background checks, submitting them as complete when the company actually had not conducted a thorough review of the candidates, according to a complaint filed on Wednesday….
Inside the Internet juggernaut Amazon.com, there’s near-constant pressure to perform. In dozens of interviews ranging over two years for my book, The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon, employees often sounded exhilarated as they boasted that they have never before exerted a more direct influence on products and customers. Just as frequently, they sounded frustrated and overwhelmed, beset by what they described as an adversarial culture and a grinding pace of work.