In a 5-2 ruling Monday, the California Supreme Court allowed police to search the cell phones of people who are arrested even without possessing a warrant, saying defendants lose their privacy rights for any items they're carrying when taken into custody. So, if you're arrested unfairly for some reason, cops can still search your smartphone and presumably copy, say, all your contacts or emails or phone or text records, all without a warrant. No possible abuse scenarios there, right?
Nieman Lab — Nieman Lab — the institute for the academic study of journalism based out of Harvard University reports that the Cambridge Chronicle has lost its last full-time employee, leaving the paper in a perilous spot after 175 years of business. The Chronicle had been the oldest weekly newspaper left in the country, and had been family-owned until the early 90s before… READ THE REST
The last will and testament of Queen Elizabeth's consort, Philip, will be kept secret for 90 years to protect her "dignity and standing". Whatever indignities and unstandings therein lie were permanently sealed in a secret and private hearing months ago by Sir Andrew McFarlane, the most senior judge in the family courts, at which no… READ THE REST
Like so many people, I spent September 11, 2001 glued to CNN. The raw video above and below show what was happening behind-the-scenes at CNN Center Atlanta. Over at r/ObscureMedia, JohnConquest writes: Like most big news events at CNN, crews for promotional material decided to start recording a half hour after the initial news broke.… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. As connected as we are to our cell phones — dedicating at least 3 hours of our day to screen time — sometimes the traditional handheld device isn't enough. Instead of… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Today's world is all about smart systems, from refrigerators and thermostats to, well, just about everything. And if you're looking for a career change that offers some real opportunity, learning about… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Whether you're an athlete, casual gym-goer, or just someone who enjoys full-body mobility, one thing is for certain: muscle and joint recovery are a must for everyone, and it also shouldn't… READ THE REST