Google pays France over $1 billion to settle tax case

[ad_1] This Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, file photo shows Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. Two bipartisan groups of state attorneys general are launching separate antitrust investigations into Facebook and Google, Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, adding to regulatory scrutiny of two of the world’s largest and most ubiquitous tech companies.(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File) Tech […]

Activist loses UK court case on police facial recognition

[ad_1] In this Wednesday, March 28, 2012 file photo, a surveillance camera is seen by the Olympic Stadium at the Olympic Park in London. A British court has ruled that a police force’s trial of automated facial recognition technology is lawful, dealing a blow to activists concerned about its implications for privacy. The court said […]

Nintendo is selling a handy snap-on case to protect the Switch Lite

[ad_1] It’s selling a snap-on case with a flip cover through the Nintendo Japan online store for around $35 — the only place it seems to be on sale for the time being. It has a couple of raised bumps to accommodate the joysticks and it’s only available in gray, which might be disappointing for […]

Federal grand jury indicts woman in Capital One case

[ad_1] In this July 16, 2019, file photo, a man walks across the street from a Capital One location in San Francisco. Federal prosecutors say Paige Thompson, the woman accused of hacking Capital One and at least 30 other organizations, is a threat to herself and society, a flight risk and should be kept locked […]

How Uber's quest for self-driving tech led to criminal case

[ad_1] Attorneys Miles Ehrlich, left, and Ismail Ramsey, representing Anthony Levandowski, speak to reporters at a federal courthouse in San Jose, Calif., Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019. Levandowski, a former Google engineer, was charged Tuesday with stealing closely guarded secrets that he later sold to Uber as the ride-hailing service scrambled to catch up in the […]

Ex-Google engineer charged in Uber self-driving theft case

[ad_1] In this Dec. 13, 2016, file photo, Anthony Levandowski, head of Uber’s self-driving program, speaks about their driverless car in San Francisco. The former Google engineer is being charged with stealing closely guarded secrets that he later sold to Uber as the ride-hailing service scrambled to catch up in the high-stakes race to build […]

Whistleblower vindicated in Cisco cybersecurity case

[ad_1] This July 30, 2019, photo provided by James Glenn shows Glenn, a computer security expert. Glenn won a trailblazing payout in a whistleblower lawsuit over critical security flaws he found in October 2008 in Cisco Systems Inc. video surveillance software used at major U.S. international airports and multiple federal agencies with sensitive missions thought […]