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DOJ Indicts Two Russian FSB Agents in Yahoo Attack

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 3:00pm 3/15/2017 at 3:00pm

Authorities have charged four men, including two Russians, for hacking into the computer systems at Yahoo and stealing personal information.

The two Russians, Dmitry Dokuchaev and Igor Sushchin, work for Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB), the successor of the KGB. Latvian Alexsey Belan, who is also on the FBI’s most wanted list,...

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FCC Chairman has Plan to Open, Increase Transparency the Commission

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 4:00pm 2/2/2017 at 4:00pm

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has developed a plan top open up the commission and make it more transparent to the public. From The Hill:

“Today, we begin the process of making the FCC more open and transparent,” Pai told reporters. “I’m pleased to announce this morning a pilot project that,...

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Florida Court: Police Can Compel Suspect To Unlock Phone

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 18, 2016 at 5:30pm 12/18/2016 at 5:30pm
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A Florida man suspected of voyeurism has been ordered to surrender his cell phone password to police.

The Daily Dot reports:

A Florida court has ruled that police can compel individuals to hand over the passcode to their phones. The judgment has serious implications in how the Fifth Amendment is applied to...

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Bill Gates is Hopeful Innovation Will Thrive Under Trump Administration

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 6:45pm 12/13/2016 at 6:45pm
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Mega gazillionaire, tech innovator, and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates sat down for lengthy interview with CNBC Tuesday.

The majority of the interview focused on Gates’ latest clean energy initiatives — all privately funded through his private investment fund, stocked with fellow gazillionaire innovators.

“I think this administration likes a good deal,”...

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Israel, India Strengthen Science and Technology Cooperation

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 5, 2016 at 12:30pm 12/5/2016 at 12:30pm
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Today, Israel’s Science, Technology and Space Minister Ofir Akunis lands in India for a four-day visit aimed at strengthening bilateral cooperation in the field of science and technology. Minister Akunis is accompanied by a high-profile delegation comprised of several senior Knesset members and government officials, including the head of Israel Space Agency,...

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Israel’s President Rivlin meets Indian Premier Modi; talk trade, technology and education

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 10:00am 11/15/2016 at 10:00am
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Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin received a ceremonial welcome at the presidential palace in New Delhi, earlier today. Prime Minister Narandra Modi and senior members of his cabinet where present at the occasion as the visiting Israeli Head of State was given a Guard of Honour by the three services of Indian military....

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Legal Insurrection Now Available on Google AMP

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 10:39am 11/3/2016 at 10:39am

Legal Insurrection is now available in the Google AMP search results on your mobile device! The editors here at Legal Insurrection want to provide our viewers with breaking news as quickly as possible. The Google AMP (Accelerated Mobile Project) delivers Legal Insurrection stories to your device on web pages that load faster than...

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Israel’s President Rivlin to Visit India

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 9:00am 11/3/2016 at 9:00am
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Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin will visit India on a six-day tour starting November 15. Israeli President will be accompanied by a “delegation of unprecedented size comprising businessmen and university officials”, Indian newspaper The Hindu reports. President Rivlin will become the second sitting Israeli President to visit the South Asian country since the establishment of diplomatic...

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Tech Blogger Finds Proof Donna Brazile Debate Question Email Is Legit

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 24, 2016 at 7:00pm 10/24/2016 at 7:00pm

Earlier this month, Mary covered the WikiLeaks emails that showed then-CNN contributor, now DNC Chair, Donna Brazile forwarded Team Hillary a question ahead of the second presidential debate.  Not only did...

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Silicon Valley Sides With Democrat in North Carolina Senate Race

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 10, 2016 at 6:30pm 10/10/2016 at 6:30pm

Technology giants in Silicon Valley have donated money to Democrat Deborah Ross against Sen. Richard Burr (R), which has become one of the tightest races in the country. The Hill reported:

Laurene Powell-Jobs, the widow of former Apple CEO Steve Jobs, tech venture capitalist Brook Byers and tech executive Amy Rao have...

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AT&T Stops Galaxy Note 7 Replacements Due to New Fires

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 10, 2016 at 9:00am 10/10/2016 at 9:00am

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones cannot stop exploding. The first issues had so many fire problems that people could not bring their phones on airplanes. Samsung quickly made new ones, but it turns out these new ones also explode.

Now AT&T said customers can get another Samsung model:

The phone carrier, one...

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Yahoo! Secretly Scanned Emails for NSA and FBI

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 5:30pm 10/4/2016 at 5:30pm

Reuters has reported that Yahoo! secretly scanned customers’ emails on behalf of the NSA and the FBI. The company even “built a custom software program” to monitor the emails for specific information:

Some surveillance experts said this represents the first case to surface of a U.S. Internet company agreeing to a spy...

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Registering to Vote Now Possible By Text Message

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 5:30pm 9/25/2016 at 5:30pm

Yes, it’s a real thing.

CNN Money reports:

HelloVote launched on Thursday to help people register in about a minute by sending a few texts.

In the last presidential election, about 33 million people — more than 15% of citizens eligible to vote — were reported as not registered, according to data from the...

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Israel seeks to foster women entrepreneurs in India

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at 12:00pm 8/9/2016 at 12:00pm

Today, around a million women work in India’s Information Technology (IT) sector, with their strength expected to double in next couple of years. Engineering and technology sectors, previously regarded as male bastions, too have undergone change with 20-30 percent of engineering graduate now being women — a rise from 2-8 percent back in the...

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Indian and Israeli Startups Come Together to Develop Medical Solutions

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 14, 2016 at 12:30pm 7/14/2016 at 12:30pm

An upcoming startup event promises to bring hundreds of Israeli and Indian entrepreneurs to collaborate in creating healthcare solutions for India. India’s largest startup incubator T-Hub has tied up with Pears Foundation to organise the first ‘India-Israel Med4Dev Hackathon’ from July 22nd to 24th, 2016. The organisers expect more than 150...

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FBI May Not Need Apple’s Help After All

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 8:30am 3/23/2016 at 8:30am

One day before Apple and prosecutors were to face off in court, the U.S. Department of Justice was granted a request to cancel the Tuesday hearing on whether Apple should assist the FBI in bypassing security measures in a locked iPhone used by a San Bernardino terrorist.

The hearing was cancelled by U.S....

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Apple to FBI: ‘The Founders Would be Appalled.’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 18, 2016 at 9:00am 3/18/2016 at 9:00am

In the latest round of legal battles between Apple and the FBI over accessing data in an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino terrorists, Apple has fired back at...

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