[View RSS]

Business :: Legal

Russia May Be Watching You: Home Cameras Not Secure

| By Danica Kirka | Sunday Nov 23, 2014
A child playing in Bucheon, South Korea. An empty crib in Absecon, New Jersey. Cattle feeding in Behamberg, Austria. Footage from more than 100 countries is being streamed from bedrooms, office buildings, shops, laundromats, stables and barns.

1 thru 10 of 471 Stories

Some in NSA Warned of a Backlash

| By Kan Dilanian | Nov 21
Dissenters within the National Security Agency, led by a senior agency executive, warned in 2009 that the program to secretly collect American phone records wasn't providing enough intelligence to justify the backlash it would cause if revealed.

Obama Picks NTSB Member as New Auto Safety Chief

| Nov 20
President Obama is nominating National Transportation Safety Board member Mark Rosekind to run the troubled National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Credit Score Company Settles FTC Charges for $22M

| Nov 20
A company that promised customers free credit scores has agreed to pay $22 million to settle charges that it billed customers for monthly credit monitoring that they did not sign up for.

Obama Plugs Science, Math Education at Ceremony

| By Darlene Superville | Nov 20
President Barack Obama said that 19 scientists, researchers and innovators who received the country's highest honor for their work embody the spirit of the nation and its "sense that we push against limits and that we're not afraid to ask questions."

Safety Agency to Push for National Air Bag Recall

| By Tom Krisher, Dee-Ann Durbin | Nov 19
The federal government is demanding that the auto industry recall millions of additional cars equipped with faulty air bags that can injure - and even kill - a driver.

Senate Blocks NSA Phone Records Measure

| By Ken Dilanian | Nov 19
The Senate on Tuesday blocked a bill to end bulk collection of American phone records by the National Security Agency, dealing a blow to President Barack Obama's primary proposal to rein in domestic surveillance.

Feds Say Web Privacy Firm Deceived Consumers

| By Brandon Bailey | Nov 18
Federal regulators said a respected Internet privacy company gave its seal of approval to commercial websites and mobile apps but failed to check whether they were indeed meeting standards for safeguarding customers' data.

Ask An Immigration Lawyer: Executive Orders, Immigration Reform, and the Conservative Approach

| By EDGE | Nov 17
Rumors about imminent immigration reform through executive order have stirred up excitement. But there's a safer way to proceed than risking everything on the shifting winds of politics.

4 Benefits Changes that May Stem from Overhaul Tax

| By Tom Murphy | Nov 14
Experts say the impact of a health care overhaul tax that doesn't start until 2018 is already being felt. Millions of employees are learning this month about changes in their employer-sponsored health coverage for 2015.

Subprime Services Company Abandons Disputed Fees

| By Jeff Horwitz | Nov 13
A company with ties to the nation's largest overseer of subprime mortgages announced under pressure Wednesday it will stop collecting controversial insurance fees from homeowners whose properties were under foreclosure.

1 thru 10 of 471 Stories