Drones become newest crime-fighting tool for police

Some local police departments have started using drones for investigations, and others are eyeing them to help officers protect lives and catch offenders.

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EC to Take a Hard Look at E-Commerce Practices

The European Commission on Thursday announced three separate investigations into online pricing and other sales practices that may have breached EU antitrust rules. The EC investigations will assess whether consumers were able to enjoy cross-border choice when it came to buying video games and consumer electronics, and making hotel accommodations online. The newly opened investigations will focus on specific issues, including retail price restrictions, discrimination on the basis of location, and geo-blocking.

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Feds Warn States to Batten Down Hatches Following Election System Attacks

The FBI has launched investigations into malicious cyberattacks on the electronic election infrastructures in Illinois and Arizona, and federal officials last month warned states to take steps to protect their systems as the presidential campaign heats up, according to reports that surfaced this week. The attacks, dating back to June, led to the illegal download of information on more than 200,000 Illinois voters, leading to a 10-day shutdown of the state’s voter registration system. Hackers also penetrated systems in Arizona.

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Facebook is a 'monster' that obstructs terror investigations, says Israel's Interior Minister

Israel’s Interior Minister has labelled Facebook a “monster” that is deterring terror investigations by not taking down extremist content from its platform. The damning allegations were made during a TV interview.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/05/facebook-is-monster-that-obstructs-terror-investigations-says-israels-interior-minister.html

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Florida sheriff vows to arrest Tim Cook if Apple won't comply with court orders

Article Image Apple’s firm stance against decrypting iPhones in criminal investigations could land CEO Tim Cook in jail, if the sheriff in one rural Florida county has his way.

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China Levels Antitrust Allegations Against Microsoft

China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce on Tuesday launched the latest in a series of investigations against Microsoft for possible violations of the country’s antimonopoly law. Back in July 2014, about 100 SAIC officials burst into four Microsoft offices in various parts of China and copied contracts and records, downloaded data from company servers, and questioned executives. The latest probe seeks answers to major questions arising from the data seized, according to news reports.

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The FBI issues warnings about an email scam that's stolen more than $1.2 billion

The Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) put out a pair of warnings in recent weeks regarding a fraud scheme that involves email, wire transfers, checks, and international business.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/09/25/fbi-issues-warnings-about-email-scam-that-stolen-more-than-12-billion/

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