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Will Ferrell threatens Mark Wahlberg, knocks down a cheerleader

Will Ferrell made a drunken fool of himself at a New Orleans Pelicans basketball game, and it was all caught on camera.*<p>Ferrell, who had been chosen to shoot a half-court shot at halftime, verbally abused fellow actor Mark Wahlberg, sitting courtside, who he said was threatening his family.<p>“I love …

Apple details HomeKit compatibility with competing home automation platforms, rules out rival Wi-Fi gear

Apple will allow its upcoming Siri-controlled HomeKit platform to work with certain existing, non-HomeKit home automation products, including ones using competing protocols such as ZigBee or Z-Wave, but there are many limitations. According to sources briefed on the new specs, the latest Made for …

Home Automation

Google’s Wireless Efforts Are Led by a Geek’s Geek

Craig Barratt’s Role Is Critical in Plans to Make Service Competitive, Profitable<p>As the chief executive of Atheros Communications Inc. in 2010, Craig Barratt described a coming “megatrend” of mobile devices that connect to the Internet in multiple ways, and stressed the importance of local Wi-Fi …

Telecoms

Supreme Court Rules for Federal Whistleblower in Homeland Security Case

In 2003 a federal air marshall named Robert J. MacLean alerted a reporter at MSNBC about the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) …

Hillary Clinton speech hosted by foreign bank accused of aiding Enron fraud

Remember the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce back in 2003? Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce settled a case with the SEC back then for $80 …

Bay Street

There Are 3 Men Who Truly Run New York, And One Is In FBI Custody

According to a federal complaint filed by Robert Ryan, an investigator with the office of US Attorney Preet Bharara on Wednesday, Silver is being charged with five counts of corruption, mail fraud, wire fraud, and extortion charges. The complaint identified the charges as relating to nearly $6 …

Madonna thanks FBI for helping catch hacker who leaked her songs

Madonna publicly thanked the FBI and the Israeli Police on Thursday for apprehending the hacker who stole and leaked the songs from her upcoming …