Petya cyberattack: Ukraine software firm may face charges, official says

The small Ukrainian tax software company that is accused of being the patient zero of a damaging global cyberepidemic is under investigation and will face charges, the head of Ukraine’s CyberPolice suggested Monday.

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Kaspersky Accuses Microsoft of Unfairly Disabling Its Antivirus

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Kaspersky recently accused Microsoft of unfair practices for the way it deletes the company’s antivirus during Windows updates. The Russian company has now filed a number of regulatory complaints.

The post Kaspersky Accuses Microsoft of Unfairly Disabling Its Antivirus appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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US regulators accuse Google of underpaying female workers

Government investigators looking into how Google pays its employees have accused the tech giant of shortchanging women doing similar work to men.

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Tennessee couple tried selling baby on Craigslist, investigators say

A Tennessee couple accused of placing an ad on Craigslist to sell their 5-month-old baby for $3,000 — before trying to hand off the infant to an undercover agent — had their first appearance in court on Monday.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/28/tennessee-couple-tried-selling-baby-on-craigslist-investigators-say.html

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Facebook Investors Slam Zuckerberg, Andreessen


Facebook investors have accused director Marc Andreessen of secretly coaching CEO Mark Zuckerberg regarding a major sale of shares he held. The structure of the sale enabled Zuckerberg to refocus on philanthropic activities while maintaining lifetime control over the company he cofounded. The suit alleges that Andreessen, Zuckerberg’s long-time mentor, secretly tipped off the CEO about concerns raised by other members of Facebook’s board while Zuckerberg was in the process of getting the company shares reclassified so he could maintain control.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84167.html?rss=1

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Musk Defends Autopilot Safety Record Following Fatal Crash


CEO Elon Musk on Wednesday accused Fortune magazine of incorrectly reporting Tesla Motors’ handling of a fatal accident that involved a Tesla Model S. The incident took place in May. Musk’s online post is the latest salvo in a war of wars between Fortune and Tesla. Musk accused Fortune, in essence, of jumping the gun in its reporting of Tesla’s response to the accident. The magazine reported that Tesla Motors — and Musk — made a combined $2 billion by selling stock on May 18 without disclosing the May 7 crash.

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Cops: Guy jammed cellphones on city trains for months

Dennis Nicholl, 63, was arrested in Chicago last week and accused of operating his “own personal quiet car” on the city’s trains for nearly two years, the Chicago Tribune reports.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/03/15/cops-guy-jammed-cellphones-on-city-trains-for-months.html

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Man sues Apple, wins case over Apple Watch Sport impact resistance

Article Image A Welsh man on Tuesday won a small-claims case against Apple, one which accused the company of violating the region’s Sale of Goods Act in refusing to honor his Apple Watch warranty.

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Lawsuit alleges Apple feigned partnership with Valencell to glean key Apple Watch heart rate sensor tech

Article Image Apple is being accused of soliciting critical information from biometrics firm Valencell, received prototypes and feigned interest in a partnership before ultimately implementing unauthorized patented tech in the Apple Watch heart rate sensor.

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Google defends itself after student snooping accusation

Google, which has been accused of invading student privacy via Chromebook computers, fired back at its critics in a blog post late Tuesday.

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British man accused of hacking into US government computer networks

A British man accused of hacking into U.S. government computer networks and stealing sensitive and confidential information was arrested in England, and U.S. prosecutors said they will attempt to have him transferred to New Jersey.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/07/17/british-man-accused-hacking-into-army-federal-agency-websites/

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Thermaltake accused of ripping off multiple rivals, stealing designs

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Longtime hardware manufacturer Thermaltake has been accused of stealing multiple designs from its rivals and passing them off as its own.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/207344-thermaltake-accused-of-ripping-off-multiple-rivals-stealing-designs

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Sourceforge accused of hijacking GIMP photo editor, company claims project was abandoned

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SourceForge has been accused of hijacking dormant projects, mirroring them, and then packaging the installers up with adware of dubious value — the company claims the projects it “mirrors” have simply been abandoned.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/206687-sourceforge-accused-of-hijacking-gimp-photo-editor-company-claims-project-was-abandoned

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Luxury brands sue Alibaba, accusing e-commerce giant of profiting from trade in counterfeits

The owner of fashion brands Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent has accused Alibaba Group in a lawsuit of profiting from sales of counterfeit goods despite the Chinese e-commerce giant’s pledge to combat the trade in fakes.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/05/18/luxury-brands-sue-alibaba-accusing-e-commerce-giant-profiting-from-trade-in/

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Chess grandmaster hid an iPod touch in the bathroom to cheat during tournaments

Georgian chess champion Gaioz Nigalidze has been accused of using Apple’s iOS devices to gain a competitive advantage during tournaments, hiding an iPod touch –?which was used to analyze the game being played — in the bathroom during at least one such event.



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Three men tunnel into Beijing warehouse, make off with $300,000 worth of iPhones

Police in Beijing have arrested three men accused of stealing 240 iPhone 6 units from a warehouse owned by a Chinese logistics firm after digging a 20-inch hole through the building’s wall.



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Class-action lawsuit accuses Apple of misrepresenting iPhone storage with iOS 8

Apple has been accused of misrepresenting its iOS 8 operating system upgrade by using an “unexpectedly large percentage” of storage on 8- and 16-gigabyte devices, resulting in a class-action lawsuit against the iPhone maker.



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