Police in suburban Lacey, near Olympia, sought the FBI’s help as repeated bomb threats prompted a week of evacuations and closures at Timberline High School in June 2007.
The “communication,” which contained a software tool that could verify Internet addresses, turned out to be a link to a phony AP story about the bomb threats posted on a Web page created by the FBI. The 15-year-old suspect clicked on the link, revealing his computer’s location and Internet address, and helping agents confirm his identity.
ederal agents turned off Internet access to three luxury villas at a Las Vegas hotel then impersonated repair technicians to surreptitiously get inside and collect evidence in an investigation of online sports betting, according to defense lawyers challenging the practice.
According to the complaint, at least 3.5 million consumers have been affected. Some customers, the agency said, had data speeds slowed by nearly 90 percent.
A Silicon Valley startup has developed technology to let dispatchers know when a police officer’s weapon has been fired.
The office supplies retailer said Tuesday that if it turns up any data discrepancies during its investigation, customers won’t be responsible for fraudulent activity on their credit cards as long as it is reported in a timely manner.
The justices issued an order saying Justice Seamus McCaffery may not perform any judicial or administrative duties while the matter is reviewed by the Judicial Conduct Board, which investigates allegations of judicial misconduct.
Apple’s mobile payment system, Apple Pay, made its debut Monday. Now you can flash your new iPhone in the checkout line to pay for food, clothing and other goods. There’s no need to pull out your credit card.
CBS announced the launch of CBS All Access, a new digital subscription video on demand live streaming service for the CBS Television Network.
Derek’s only 4, but he already has a favorite video game. Of course, kids have short attention spans, so his parents took him to a Foothill Farms Redbox.
Apple has sent invites to an Oct. 16 event during which it’s expected to show off new iPad models and an update to its Mac OS system.
Twitter is suing the FBI and the Department of Justice to be able to release more information about government surveillance of its users.
Early Saturday morning, a private company is set to make history by launching a supply ship to the International Space Station. Here’s a look at the mission preps and what Space X and NASA expect the mission to look like.
There are Facebook pages and then there are Facebook pages! Here is a look at the Top 20 Most Engaging Facebook pages on Feb. 6, 2012 according to All Facebook. The ranking is based on the number of time followers interact with the Facebook page.
The Space Shuttle Discovery makes its final flight aboard a 747 carrier aircraft from Florida to Washington D.C. where it will be displayed at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.
Apple now has strict policies on which applications for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch are approved for their App Store. But some risque or offensive apps have made it through the approval process, while others were rejected before getting to market. Here’s a look at a few of the most controversial apps.
Back in the 1970s, it was easy for the “Six Million Dollar Man,” Steve Austin, to spot a robotic person — or a fembot as the hip sci-fi show called them. In 2010, Japanese robotics makers have taken careful notes and are creating some of the most life-like robots ever — so life-like they can even be used for medical training. It seems the future is indeed now.
The term “bionic” denotes an effort to use biological design principles to create mechanical substitutes for extension of biological organs. Basically, it’s the replenishment or enhancement of body parts by mechanical versions.
Facebook, populated by at least 500 million users, has been both a source of innovation, controversy and fascination.