Federal judge rules in favor of FTC in antitrust case against Qualcomm, says its licensing practices have strangled competition in the modem chip market (Florian Mueller/FOSS Patents)

Florian Mueller / FOSS Patents: Federal judge rules in favor of FTC in antitrust case against Qualcomm, says its licensing practices have strangled competition in the modem chip market  —  The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) of the United States has won the first round of litigation against Qualcomm. Source link

Teen charged with threatening school shooting in postcard to Santa

WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida teen has been charged with threatening a school shooting in a postcard to Santa and signing a classmate’s name last fall. The Tampa Bay Times reports that the 15-year-old boy was arrested Monday and charged with making written threats to kill or do bodily harm. The Pasco […]

Navy SEAL charged with war crimes due back in court for key hearing

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – A decorated Navy SEAL platoon leader charged with war crimes in Iraq was due back in a San Diego military court on Wednesday for a hearing focused on his lawyers’ allegations that prosecutors engaged in illegal snooping on the defense team and news media. The hearing comes less than a week […]

Google and UCSD research: of the 27 hacking service providers contacted online to hijack test Gmail accounts, ten never replied and only five launched attacks (Catalin Cimpanu/ZDNet)

Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet: Google and UCSD research: of the 27 hacking service providers contacted online to hijack test Gmail accounts, ten never replied and only five launched attacks  —  Survey of 27 hacker-for-hire services found that only five launched attacks against victims.  —  Hacker-for-hire services available online … Source link

Trump, House Democrats square off in U.S. court over Deutsche Bank documents

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Lawyers for U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization will demand in court on Wednesday that a judge stop Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers investigating Trump’s businesses. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump reacts as he […]

UNESCO says AI assistants are reinforcing gender stereotypes by mostly defaulting to female-sounding voices, urges better safeguards against gendered language (Nick Statt/The Verge)

Nick Statt / The Verge: UNESCO says AI assistants are reinforcing gender stereotypes by mostly defaulting to female-sounding voices, urges better safeguards against gendered language  —  Female-sounding default voices perpetuate antiquated, harmful ideas about women  —  Artificial intelligence-powered voice assistants … Source link

6 dead in Indonesia riots, government restricts social media

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Six people have died in election rioting in the Indonesian capital, authorities said Wednesday, as supporters of the losing presidential candidate burned vehicles and battled police and the government announced restrictions on social media. The clashes began Tuesday night when supporters of former general Prabowo Subianto tried to force their way into […]

Sources: US is considering blacklisting as many as five Chinese video surveillance companies, including Hikvision and Dahua Technology, from buying US tech (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg: Sources: US is considering blacklisting as many as five Chinese video surveillance companies, including Hikvision and Dahua Technology, from buying US tech  —  – Hikvision and Dahua accused of being part of Uighur crackdown  — Rubio and others say they are part of a massive crackdown Source link

Sources: Indian ride-hailing service Ola is suspending its food delivery business and laying off ~40 employees, about 18 months after acquiring Foodpanda India (Livemint)

Livemint: Sources: Indian ride-hailing service Ola is suspending its food delivery business and laying off ~40 employees, about 18 months after acquiring Foodpanda India  —  – Ola is in talks with delivery companies such as Dunzo and Zomato to relist its cloud kitchen brands Source link