‘Netanyahu’s time is over’ – former Israeli PM Olmert calls for revival of his 2008 peace plan

It will take mere months to strike a deal with Palestinians if Israel returns to its 2008 two-state proposal, and the only ones opposing the plan are Benjamin Netanyahu and his circle, former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said. “There is no question in my mind that Netanyahu’s time is over. He’s gone,” Olmert told TV […]

Apple CEO Tim Cook calls on Bloomberg to retract its Chinese spy story

(credit: Wikipedia) Apple CEO Tim Cook is calling on Bloomberg Business to retract a story that said his company was the victim of a hardware-based attack carried out by the Chinese government. It’s the first time Apple has ever publicly demanded a retraction, according to BuzzFeed. Since Bloomberg published the exclusive article 15 days ago, […]

White woman calls cops on black man cheering son’s soccer game, goes viral as ‘Golfcart Gail’

A Florida woman has faced ridicule online after she was recorded calling the police on a black man while he shouted and cheered from the sidelines during his teenage son’s soccer game. The woman, who was dubbed ‘Golfcart Gail’ in a now viral Facebook post (but whose name, we’re guessing, is probably not Gail), is […]

Support centers for victims of sexual assault are being flooded with calls in the wake of the Brett Kavanaugh hearing

Victims of sexual assault are coming forward with their stories following Christine Blasey Ford’s accusation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Support centers around the country are being flooded with calls from first-time reporters of sexual assault. The list of victims to come forward include lawmakers and the daughter of President Ronald Reagan. NEW YORK […]

FBI: We can’t listen to Facebook Messenger voice calls. Judge: Tough luck

Enlarge (credit: Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images) A federal judge in Fresno, California recently denied prosecutors’ request to force Facebook to wiretap voice calls by suspected gang members conducted over Messenger. According to a Friday report by Reuters, despite already having substantive traditional wiretaps and intercepting Messenger texts between alleged MS-13 gangsters, the government wanted […]

Calls for probe after media uncovers US funding of UK's think tanks vocal on Brexit

The public is demanding an investigation after a report that British think tanks, advocating Brexit, received lavish funding from American donors. The “analysis” carried out by the Guardian paper established that the US fundraising bodies, which provide donations to the British think tanks, had received $ 5.6 million (£4.3 million) since 2008. This money was […]

Senator calls for investigation into Facebook’s latest breach

Facebook revealed today that it was hit with a data breach that affected 50 million users, and now Senator Mark Warner has called the incident “deeply concerning.” In a statement released shortly after the reports surfaced, Warner said, “A full investigation should be swiftly conducted and made public so that we can understand more about […]

Facebook reportedly avoided DOJ wiretap of Messenger calls

As part of a case involving members of the MS-13 gang, the US Department of Justice has been pushing to get access to Facebook Messenger voice calls. It even attempted to hold Facebook in contempt of court last month when the company pushed back on a wiretap order. Now, Reuters reports that a US District […]

Apple Watch’s new auto-911 calls after falls may tumble into legal trouble

Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Late last week, Apple released more details about how (with certain opt-in settings) the Apple Watch Series 4 will contact emergency services if the watch detects that you’ve had a hard fall. Before actually contacting first responders, the Apple Watch will try to give numerous urgent alerts: tapping the wearer on […]