Ore. smokejumpers skydive into illegal pot garden A team of smokejumpers parachuting into a fire in the mountains of Southern Oregon landed in an illegal marijuana garden being prepared for growing season. The six smokejumpers from a base in Redmond found the site Monday evening, when there was a rash of lightning strikes. More
Amazon may be working on a smartphone with hologram-like 3D Amazon is reportedly developing a smartphone that sports a 3D screen that relies on retina-tracking technology to make images seem to float above the screen like a hologram. With the smartphone, users would be able to navigate through content by using their eyes alone, according to two unnamed people who discussed the phone with the Wall Street Journal. More
YouTube launches pay channels with campy flicks Roger Corman's campy B movies, children's shows like "Sesame Street" and "Inspector Gadget," and inspirational monologues by celebrities — these are among the 30 channels that will require a paid monthly subscription on YouTube coming soon. More
Spate of Multi-Million Suits Against Media Datuk Abdul Aziz Ishak, over his (Nallakaruppan's) derogatory remarks in a statement published on the front page of Utusan Malaysia on March 20. Current status: All three defendants ordered to respond to the libel suit by May 15. 05/8/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Happy 2nd birthday… and thanks a million The UK Human Rights Blog launched on 30 March 2010 with a total of 2 readers and a budget ... for expanding the reach of our posts significantly. As the UKHRB team (and my workload) has grown I have taken on more of a commissioning role. 04/4/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
A $2.5 Million Libel Judgment Brings the Question: Are Bloggers Journalists? That was the headline on a conservative blog following a $2.5 million judgment this month against blogger Crystal Cox in a defamation case tried in federal court in Oregon. It’s a case followed closely in both the blogosphere and in the ... 12/22/2011 - 7:16 pm | View Link
University Sues Former Investment Officer Thomas Kannam for $3 Million Wesleyan University has brought a lawsuit against former Vice President of Investments and Chief Investment Officer Thomas Kannam and nearly twenty other defendants, alleging breach of fiduciary duty, civil theft, breach of contract, fraud, statutory ... 12/10/2009 - 11:00 am | View Link
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Amazon claims that a $79 annual membership for Amazon Prime provides free two-day shipping on "millions" of items, but for other products, the company is accused of encouraging sellers to inflate shipping prices, according to two recent lawsuits.
Since November 2013, researchers at Stanford University have been asking: What’s in your metadata?
Specifically, the study encouraged volunteers who also used Facebook to install an app called MetaPhone on their Android phones. The app was designed to act as a sort of slimmed-down version of the National Security Agency by attempting to gather the same metadata collected by telecom firms, and in turn, intelligence agencies.
The long-running saga of a hedge-fund manager’s bet against a weight-loss company took another twist Wednesday, when Herbalife announced it is being investigated by the Federal Trade Commission. The news is vindication for Pershing Capital Management’s Bill Ackman, who has been pushing for an FTC probe.
Shares of Krispy Kreme climb in the after-hours session after the company raised its financial guidance for 2015. Williams-Sonoma’s stock also gains after the retailer reports quarterly earnings and revenue that top market expectations.
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