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Sure, why not? FBI agrees to unlock iPhone for Arkansas prosecutor

The FBI, which just a few days ago was attempting to convince the country of its helplessness in the face of encrypted iPhones, has generously offered its assistance in unlocking an iPhone and iPod for a prosecutor in Arkansas, the Associated Press reports.<p>TechCrunch has contacted the prosecutor’s …

Privacy

Canny criminals can communicate securely, so why shouldn't we?

<b>Apple's fears about the FBI's request to hack an iPhone might be overstated, but the company is still right to stand up for our cybersecurity, writes</b> …

Pakistani women risking all to fight for their rights

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Kainat Soomro was 13 years old and on her way to buy a toy for her newborn niece when three men kidnapped her, held her for several days and repeatedly raped her.<p>Eight years later, she is still battling for justice. She sits on a steel-framed bed in her parents' …

Nobel Prize

Obama's Supreme Court Strategy Is Jiggery Pokery

President Obama's cunning strategy for replacing a Supreme Court Justice is now beginning to emerge from the mist and in the words of Antonin Scalia, the Supreme Court Justice he is replacing, it is pure “jiggery-pokery.”<p>In his opening gambit, only minutes after the announcement of the death of …

Justin Timberlake and Will.I.Am Being Sued for Copyright Infringement Over Song 'Damn Girl'

Justin Timberlake and Will.I.Am (né Will Adams) are being sued for their collaborative work on the song “Damn Girl” which was featured on …

Battling cancer with exercise, nutrition and mental health

Exercise, mental health, nutrition — these are all areas that can affect how someone lives during and after<p>cancertreatment.<p><b>The healing power of exercise</b><p>Before Gabriela Dow's cancer diagnosis, her schedule, which involved juggling professional commitments with motherhood, left little time for …

Global Crude Prices Jump Ahead of Fed Decision

Oil edged further above $46 a barrel on Tuesday, supported by the prospect of lower U.S. inventories and production although concern about weaker Asian demand kept prices near a 6 1/2-year low.<p>While analysts expect reports this week to show no change in U.S. crude stocks overall, an estimate from …

EX-NYSE CEO: The stock market is not fair

Grasso, who led the "Big Board" from 1995 to 2003, said in an interview to be broadcast on Sunday that the market chaos of August shows flaws in the stock market, according to Bradley Hope at The Wall Street Journal.<p>He said in the interview, to be broadcast on "Wall Street Week," that: "A fast …

Stock Markets

Apple Maps vs. Google Maps heats up as Apple shuts down HopStop

“HopStop will no longer be available starting October 2015,” screams the website of the well-known transit navigation app this week in bold red type. …

Google Maps

Here's a Simple Lesson on Business Ethics From the Former CFO of Enron

Andrew Fastow, the former chief financial officer of Enron was a speaker at Camp Alphaville, a conference hosted by the <i>Financial Times</i>' well-known …

Oil

John Deere, other equipment manufacturers say new law interferes with existing contracts

John Deere and other farm and heavy equipment manufacturers told the New Hampshire Supreme Court on Thursday that a new state law looping them into protections designed for automobile and truck dealers unconstitutionally interferes with their existing and future contracts with dealers.<p>Lawyers for …

Thousands of Lloyds Bank's top customers just had their data stolen in the most depressingly simple way

A storage device containing the data was taken from RSA Insurance, which provides emergency home insurance for Premier Account holders, on July 30. RSA confirmed the theft in a statement on its website.<p>The box contained names, address, account numbers, and sort codes of customers.<p>RSA says in a …

Customers

10 'healthy' foods that aren't really healthy

The health foods aisle has a way of making guys fat—and unhealthy—and understandably pretty ticked off.<p>After all, isn't munching on (nasty-tasting) health foods supposed to be good for you?<p>If food manufacturers were really out to boost your health, yes. But their end goal isn't making consumers …

Nutrition

America has 5.8 million job openings

America has a record number of job openings.<p>There were 5.8 million job openings in the United States in July, according to the Labor Department. That's much more than the previous high -- 5.4 million -- from last May, and the highest figure since the government began counting job openings in …

Employment

A Chinese journalist 'confessed' to causing market chaos on TV

Wang Xiaolu, a journalist with the respected business magazine Caijing, was held after writing a story in July saying the securities regulator was studying plans for government funds to exit the market.<p>Beijing has launched interventions on a grand scale to try -- with little success -- to shore up …

Stock Markets
Economy
Economy

What the US economy really needs next

<b>When Chinese stocks took a nosedive last week, it rang economic alarm bells around the world, including in the US. But the threat to Americans' prosperity is less than you might think, says Chris Low, chief economist at broker dealer, FTN Financial, in New York.</b><p>The dreaded R-word, recession, has …

Federal Reserve