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Man held website hostage for $10,000, failed, redirected it to porn, got busted

Man held website hostage for $10,000, failed, redirected it to porn, got busted

After plea deal, DOJ says: “this appears to be a one-time lapse in judgment.”

According to Tso’s June 2017 plea deal with federal prosecutors, the story began in 2011 when he was working for an unnamed IT company in Phoenix. Tso set up the company’s account with GoDaddy, presumably for domain name and/or hosting services. Continue To Post...

Shaken baby syndrome is not definitive proof of child abuse

Shaken baby syndrome is not definitive proof of child abuse

While a debate over the medical diagnosis of shaken baby syndrome rages on, one thing is clear: it is no longer proof of child abuse, says Deborah Tuerkheimer

Controversy surrounding “shaken baby syndrome” (SBS) is taking centre stage again. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) meets today with a session underscoring the message that most paediatricians – child abuse specialists among them – say it remains a “valid” diagnosis. Continue To Post...

Deshalb brauchen wir Smart Cities in Deutschland

Deshalb brauchen wir Smart Cities in Deutschland

Der Rechtsanwalt und Dozent Nicolas Sonder erklärt im WIRED-Interview, welche Nachteile es hat, wenn Deutschland den Anschluss beim Thema Smart City verliert.

Immer mehr Experten aus der Wirtschaft und Politiker fordern: Deutschland darf den digitalen Wandel nicht verpassen. Nicolas Sonder, Senior Manager bei KPMG Law und Spezialist für den technologischen Wandel im öffentlichen Sektor, erklärt im WIRED-Interview, warum Deutschland das Thema Smart Cities mit Nachdruck verfolgen muss. Continue To Post...

Senators scrap bipartisan effort to stabilize Obamacare markets, saying no deal was possible

Senators scrap bipartisan effort to stabilize Obamacare markets, saying no deal was possible

GOP Sen. Lamar Alexander ends effort to find bipartisan solution with Democratic Sen. Patty Murray to stabilize markets.

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Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, is surrounded by reporters as he makes his way to the chamber for a vote on Sept. 19, 2017.(Photo: J. Scott Applewhite, AP) Continue To Post...

Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein interviewed over FBI ex-director’s firing: WSJ

Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein interviewed over FBI ex-director’s firing: WSJ

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office has interviewed U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein about President Donald Trump’s firing of former FBI Director James Comey, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office has interviewed U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein about President Donald Trump’s firing of former FBI Director James Comey, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. Continue To Post...

Meet the really cheap Google Home Mini and really expensive Chromebook Pixel 3

Meet the really cheap Google Home Mini and really expensive Chromebook Pixel 3

Google’s new hardware will give you sticker shock in both directions.

First up is the new “Google Home Mini,” a smaller version of the Google Home, which will retail for just $50. The colors here are “Chalk” (white/grey), “Charcoal” (black), and “Coral” (red). Like the Amazon Echo Dot, the Google Home Mini skips the thumping speaker setup for a smaller, cheaper form factor meant more for commands and Q&A sessions rather than for music. Continue To Post...