Cops Wage Psychological Warfare Against Online Drug Bazaars In an innovative blow to illicit internet commerce, cyberpolice shut down the world's leading "darknet" marketplace — then quietly seized a second bazaar to amass intelligence on illicit drug merchants and buyers.
Bad Behavior Is Trending Online, Inspiring It In Real LifeCelebrities who engage in flagrant attacks on social media are rewarded with worldwide attention. While public interest in bad behavior is nothing new, social media has created a vast new venue for incivility to be expressed, witnessed and shared.
Walmart Testing Store Employee Delivery Of Online OrdersWalmart says it's testing a delivery service using its own store employees, who will deliver packages ordered online while they are driving home from their work shifts.
Creative Cookie Flavor Could Win You $500,000You can win a half-million dollars with your cookie creativity. Oreo is running a contest for someone to design its next crazy flavor.
Million-Dollar Teachers: Cashing In By Selling Their LessonsTeachers selling their lesson plans online has become a booming business, driven by higher standards and other teachers willing to pay out of their own pockets for classroom-tested material.
Amazon Picks Off NFL Thursday Night From TwitterAmazon will stream NFL Thursday Night games this season, replacing Twitter.
Google Unleashes Ms. Pac-Man On MapsIf you are scrolling around on Google maps today and need a little video game break - you can unleash Ms. Pac-Man on the streets of your city.
Senate Votes To Undo Privacy Rules That Protect User DataThe Republican-led Senate has voted to undo Obama-era regulations that would have forced internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon to ask customers' permission before they could use or sell much of their personal information.
Internet Problems: Amazon Web Servers Are DownAmazon, the nation's largest cloud computing company is currently reporting "high error rates" in one region of its S3 web services.
NFL Concussion Hearing Wednesday To Be Aired Live OnlineA federal judge in Philadelphia will live-stream a hearing Wednesday in the NFL concussion case so retired players can learn what's ahead as the estimated $1 billion settlement rolls out this year.
After Mom Killed, Police Again Warn Online Buyers & SellersAfter an Arlington mother is targeted, followed and killed while trying to raise money for Christmas, police are again urging people who buy and sell items online to protect themselves.
36 Arrested In Suburban Houston Online Sex Sting OperationProsecutors say the suspects used the internet to contact who they believed were children and arranged to meet them. When the suspects showed up, they were arrested.