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Climate-Change Think Tank Official Fatally Stabbed In The US

Molly Macauley, a researcher who published frequently on climate-change and public policy, was fatally stabbed Friday night in Baltimore, US while walking her dogs. Macauley, 59, was vice president for research at the Resources for the Future think tank in Washington D.C., as well as an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University.


The End Of This Insane Car Chase Is Like GTA In Real Life

Video: Wow. This video shows the end of a car chase in northeast Houston and it’s totally bananas. The suspect tries to outrun a helicopter in an open field, but while making a break for it, he gets pummelled by a police SUV. Somehow, he bounces off the car, gets back up and manages to keep on running. At this point, a helicopter crew member jumps out of the chopper with his helmet still on and chases after the suspect to tackle him.


Victorian Supreme Court Rules On Airbnb Case, Sub-Letting Tenants To Be Kicked Out

Much like Uber before it, the legal technicalities of sharing your place via Airbnb are starting to make themselves apparent in Australia. Recently, a landlord won the right to kick out tenants for putting their rented Melbourne property up on the crowd-lodging site.


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.


Amazon Is Taking More Fake Reviewers To Court

Amazon takes its reviews seriously. That much is clear from the multiple lawsuits the company has already filed against websites offering fake Amazon reviews. The latest round of legal action just reinforces that you probably shouldn’t mess with Amazon’s reviews system.


CBS Might Have Shut Down Another Star Trek Fan Film

Following on the heels of CBS’ extremely detailed lawsuit against the fan film Axanar, we now hear that another Star Trek fan film has been told that it should probably stop. This time, it’s Star Trek: Federation Rising.


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”.


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.


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