Alan Fitzpatrick

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Here's What Happens When a Crime Is Committed On a Plane

Federal authorities are weighing an investigation into reports of actor Brad Pitt’s actions toward his children while on board a private plane, …

Apple deems backdoor unnecessary after FBI screwup

After the Department of Justice today issued a motion to compel Apple to comply with its request to build software that could prove integral in unlocking the San Bernadino shooter’s iPhone, Apple has responded with a statement.<p>Within the statement Apple deemed it unnecessary to cooperate in …

Privacy

Now Mercedes Is Being Sued Over Alleged Emissions-Cheating Diesels

It's a bit different from the Volkswagen TDI situation, though.<p>When Volkswagen's emissions-cheating diesels were discovered months ago, we suspected that VW couldn't be the only automaker playing games with diesel emissions. Now, a lawsuit filed yesterday alleges that Mercedes-Benz also designed …

Volkswagen

Paris protesters call for end to France's state of emergency

Thousands of people have turned out in Paris to vent their anger over plans to extend France’s state of emergency for three more months.<p>Opponents say increased police powers and restrictions on public gatherings damage democracy and do not tackle terrorist threats.<p>Protesters also condemned the …

Francois Hollande