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Amazon Alexa Data Wanted in Murder Investigation
Amazon

Amazon Alexa Data Wanted in Murder Investigation

Amazon's voice assistant may provide clues in an Arkansas case in which a man was found dead in a hot tub.
5 Creative and Out There Uses of Social Media
Social Media

5 Creative and Out There Uses of Social Media

Goldman Sachs is using Spotify to help college students prepare for the future.
Rose Leadem
Backpage.com CEO Arrested Over Sex Trafficking Allegations
Crime

Backpage.com CEO Arrested Over Sex Trafficking Allegations

Backpage, the second-largest U.S. online classified ad service after Craigslist, has faced scrutiny from the U.S. Senate as well as civil lawsuits over allegations that the site facilitates sex trafficking, especially of children.
4 Ways to Boost Crime Prevention at Your Service Business
Crime

4 Ways to Boost Crime Prevention at Your Service Business

Almost a quarter of small business crime goes unreported. That's a big, big mistake.
Cris Burnam
'One Dumb Decision After Another:' Florida Man Brags About Burglary on Facebook, Lands in Jail
Facebook

'One Dumb Decision After Another:' Florida Man Brags About Burglary on Facebook, Lands in Jail

Alleged criminal who posted a Facebook video bragging about a $500,000 jewelry haul has landed himself and one of his accomplices in jail, police said on Thursday.
Never Fear, Uber Is Here! Crime and Fatal Accident Rates Fall Since Company Launch.
America's Small Business Heroes

Never Fear, Uber Is Here! Crime and Fatal Accident Rates Fall Since Company Launch.

Researchers have correlated the rise of ridesharing services with a decline in fatal crashes and disorderly conduct on the roads.
Lydia Belanger
U.S. Judge Rules Texas Tycoon Committed Tax Fraud
Fraud

U.S. Judge Rules Texas Tycoon Committed Tax Fraud

Judge Barbara Houser ruled that there was 'clear and convincing evidence' Sam Wyly committed tax fraud, rejecting his arguments that he relied on professional advisers to vet the offshore system.
How a CEO Found His Way Forward After Employing a Serial Killer
CEOs

How a CEO Found His Way Forward After Employing a Serial Killer

The so-called 'Angel of Death' worked under Dennis C. Miller for years.
6 Traits Costa Rican Drug Dealers and Successful Entrepreneurs Have in Common
Traits

6 Traits Costa Rican Drug Dealers and Successful Entrepreneurs Have in Common

Maybe it's time to get serious about wearing a fanny pack.
Andrew Medal
U.S. Issues Rule Requiring Banks to Identify Shell Company Owners
Finance

U.S. Issues Rule Requiring Banks to Identify Shell Company Owners

The Customer Due Diligence rule, in the works since 2012, and the proposed legislation are meant to hinder criminals from using shell companies to hide ownership and launder money, finance terror, and commit other threats to the global financial system.
Uber Rejects Talk of 'Thousands' of Sexual Assault Reports
Uber

Uber Rejects Talk of 'Thousands' of Sexual Assault Reports

Reportedly, there were "fewer than" 170 complaints of sexual assault between December 2012 and August 2015.
We Feel Less Responsible for Acting Badly When Ordered to Do Something
Behavior

We Feel Less Responsible for Acting Badly When Ordered to Do Something

New research attempts to get at the root of why we are so easily persuaded to commit unethical actions when told to do so by another person.
Laura Entis
Why Uber Makes Us Uneasy
Sharing Economy

Why Uber Makes Us Uneasy

Violence and robberies occur in cabs, too, but the personal aspect of the sharing economy makes these occurrences even more unsettling when Uber drivers are involved.
Laura Entis
Google Leads $75 Million Investment in Phone Fraud Startup
Fraud

Google Leads $75 Million Investment in Phone Fraud Startup

Pindrop, founded in 2011, is a voice security company that combats fraud by analyzing and assigning risk to phone calls.
Robert Hackett
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