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Ouch!: Thief Steals Laptop Containing 5 Years of Ph.D. Student's Research Data

Ouch!: Thief Steals Laptop Containing 5 Years of Ph.D. Student's Research Data

Adriana Lee

Who doesn’t know the horrifying, nerve-jangling experience of losing a mobile device? If it hasn’t yet happened to you, then count your lucky stars. First panic sets in, then shock, usually followed by the stomach-gnawing sensation of utter desperation. And that’s just your run-of-the-mill scenario. Imagine how this poor student feels. When the Rutgers Ph.D. candidate’s Lenovo Thinkpad...

News Corp. Ticked After Aereo Legal Win, Issues Threat To Lockup Fox Behind Paywall

News Corp. Ticked After Aereo Legal Win, Issues Threat To Lockup Fox Behind Paywall

Adriana Lee

News Corp. COO Chase Carey isn’t too pleased about the courts siding with Aereo, the startup that pipes broadcast television programming and DVR features via the Internet. All four of the major broadcasters and several TV stations are actively suing to stop the TV-over-Web company, but the Second Circuit federal appeals court just upheld a decision made last summer and nixed the demand...