A federal judge has ordered Google to comply with the FBI's warrantless requests for user data, rejecting its claim that the demands are illegal. Google had requested that the court modify or discharge 19 National Security Letters, a form of request that bypasses the courts and which generally forbids the recipient from disclosing their existence. The hearing, presided over by U.S. District Court Judge Susan Ilston, was held in secret, reports CNET; the FBI issued nearly 200,000 of the letters between 2003 and 2006, with 97 percent including a gag order.
Reports of a military coup in China spread this weekend, claiming that top a PLA general had taken control and that president Xi Jinping was under house arrest. None of it was true, much of it was instantly debunked, but truth is dead and all hell broke loose on social media—for as long as the… READ THE REST
When someone is oblivious, it can manifest as either a cute character defect or an annoying one. We're all capable of missing the forest for the trees now and then, but if the end result is harmless, we generally classify it as an endearing trait. As a result, I find myself incredibly conflicted writing this… READ THE REST
Australian comedian Mark Humphries tells us how things really are in this ABC News (Australia) parody. 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. Summer is coming to an end, and you know what that means! The leaves are changing, the air is cooling off, and there's a lot more time to spend indoors playing… READ THE REST
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We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. When it comes to technology, Microsoft has been on top of the game for decades. With every new innovation that comes out, the tech company certainly does an excellent job of keeping its… READ THE REST