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A Major Law Firm Will Soon Be Using A Robotic Lawyer

An “artificial-intelligence attorney” created using technology from IBM’s Watson has snagged its first customer, but that doesn’t mean it will be appearing in the courtroom any time soon.


Pirate Admits To Illegally Distributing $22 Million Of Android Apps

In 2012, the Department of Justice clamped down on Android app piracy and now convictions are being made — along with the announcement of some incredible figures.


Child Porn Is Being Hidden In Legal Porn Sites And It Could Land You In Trouble

Your favourite porn sites may not be quite what they appear. A report by the Internet Watch Foundation reveals that there’s been a rise in the practice of storing child abuse images within otherwise legal porn sites — and it warns that it could put regular porn viewers at risk of prosecution.


Judge Rules Evidence From FBI's Paedophile Tor Hack Is Invalid

In 2015, the FBI hacked Tor to identify users of child sex websites. Now a judge has thrown out evidence acquired during the investigation.


The European Commission Has Issued Google With Antitrust Charges

Google has received formal antitrust charges from the European Commission today, which the claim company has “abused its dominant position by imposing restrictions on Android device manufacturers and mobile network operators”.


US Congress' New Encryption Bill Is A Total Nightmare

Yesterday, US Senators Richard Burr and Dianne Feinstein released a draft of what they’re calling the “Compliance with Court Orders Act of 2016.” The so-called “encryption bill” manages to be both breathtakingly ignorant and condescending at the same time.


Uber Has Settled A Lawsuit Over Background Checks In California

Uber is currently embroiled in hundreds of lawsuits around the world, but after today, it can cross one off the list. The cities of Los Angeles and San Francisco sued Uber in 2014 over its background check procedures, but the company has now settled out of court for at least $US10 million.


Bloomberg: Apple-FBI Scrap Started When iOS 8 Was Shared With The Feds

The current scrap between Apple and the FBI feels timely and relevant to most of us. But as a new Bloomberg feature explains, it’s been brewing for at least 18 months.


Cute Animation Explains Newton's Laws Of Motion

Video: Do you remember Newton’s laws of motion? Something something apple, right? No! Something something force equals mass times acceleration? That’s more like it. That’s only the second law, there are two others laws of motion that you’ll find out in the video below. The animation to Mars is neat enough to watch even if you already know them.


US Justice Department Wants To Overturn New York iPhone Unlocking Ruling

The US Justice Department has announced that it wants to overturn a ruling that currently protects an iPhone in New York from being unlocked.


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