Anti-virus software entrepreneur John McAfee has been arrested in Spain and faces extradition to the US where he has been charged with tax evasion. The DOJ has levied a number of counts of tax evasion against McAfee, saying that he “willfully attempted...
A U.S. judge on Monday ordered Cisco Systems Inc to pay $1.9 billion for infringing on four patents belonging to cybersecurity startup Centripetal Networks in a ruling made Monday. U.S. District Judge Henry Morgan in Norfolk, Virginia, concluded after a...
Two U.S. senators on Tuesday introduced legislation to tackle the sale of opioids and illicit drugs online through the amendment of a key federal law that grants online companies legal immunity. Section 230 of the 1996 Communications Decency Act...
The Department of Justice (DOJ) and some republican lawmakers on Wednesday introduced a bill to empower Americans to sue Big Tech companies who act in bad faith by selectively censoring political speech and hiding content created by their competitors. Sen. Josh...
Ford Motor Co said Thursday that it will integrate hands-free driving in select vehicles starting from 2021. With Active Drive Assist, Ford joins Tesla and other car manufacturers that have already debuted such vehicles. Tesla introduced its first self-driving vehicle...
Sen. Gary Peters (D-Mich.) on Friday introduced a pair of bills to address vulnerabilities in America’s cybersecurity defenses. The Continuity of Economy Act of 2020 would direct the President to develop a plan to ensure essential functions of the economy are...
The Homeland Security Department’s Science and Technology Directorate plans to issue a survey titled, “Understanding Public Perception and Acceptance of First Responders Use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems,” according to a notice posted Tuesday to the Federal Register. The DHS is interested...
A bipartisan pair of U.S. senators on Thursday introduced bipartisan legislation to mandate strong economic penalties on firms and individuals involved in stealing American intellectual property. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) and Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) introduced the Protecting American Intellectual Property...
California's leading industry regulator said in an order Tuesday that ride-hail drivers are employees under AB5, the state’s new gig-work law, marking a significant development in the battle over drivers’ status. The decision, by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), which regulates...
The FBI on Wednesday warned that malicious cyber actors were targeting mobile banking apps. As the public increases its use of mobile banking apps, partially due to increased time at home, the FBI anticipates cyber actors will exploit these...