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Cop Who Killed Napster Exec While Texting And Driving Won’t Be Charged

With LA City hall on the horizon, LA County Sheriff Deputies with rifles and shotguns keep watch outside of the Twin Towers Jail in response to a unconfirmed sighting by a civilian employee of Christopher Dorner in Los Angeles, California February 8, 2013. Authorities continued their manhunt for the former LA policeman, who is suspected of gunning down five people, killing three.  REUTERS/Patrick Fallon (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW) - RTR3DIJY

A Los Angeles Country sheriff's deputy will not be charged for hitting and killing a former Napster executive while driving his police cruiser last December.

Stunt Surfer Changes Boards Mid-Wave [VIDEO]

12:30 PM 08/29/2014

Stunt surfer Jamie O'Brien took advantage of some hurricane-induced pipe on the Pacific coast to bust out a new trick on Newport Beach's "Wedge" surfing hotspot earlier this week.

Senior Citizens Try Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Headset For The First Time [VIDEO]

11:47 AM 08/29/2014

Watching these senior citizens try on the Oculus Rift headset -- one of the most-powerful pieces of virtual reality tech yet -- is almost as entertaining as trying one on yourself.

Google Bans Privacy App That Prevents Data Sharing From Android Store

11:15 AM 08/29/2014

Google earlier this week pulled a privacy focused app designed to prevent other apps from surreptitiously collecting user data from its Android app store, despite developers' insistence that it does not violate any of Google's rules.

NATO Releases Satellite Photos Proving Russia Is Lying About Invading Ukraine

4:01 PM 08/28/2014

NATO on Thursday released a collection of satellite photos on its Tumblr page, which the intergovernmental military alliance says confirms the unmistakable military presence of Russian troops and heavy weapons inside Ukraine.

Contractor Accidentally Fills Hangar Full Of Black Hawk Helicopters With Fire-Suppression Foam

2:38 PM 08/28/2014

A fire security contractor accidentally set off a new fire suppression system inside an Oklahoma National Guard hangar Tuesday, whic buried 10 Black Hawk helicopters in fire-suppressant foam within seconds.

Apple Cryptically Confirms Probable iPhone 6 Launch Date

1:27 PM 08/28/2014

Apple on Thursday officially confirmed an event to be held in Cupertino, Calif. on Sept. 9 -- the date the company is rumored to launch the iPhone 6. (RELATED: TMZ Claims To Leak iPhone 6 Photos)

DARPA Is Building A New Space Plane For The Pentagon

12:47 PM 08/28/2014

Aerospace and defense contractor Northrop Grumman recently unveiled its concept for the Pentagon's new space plane, the XS-1 -- an unmanned drone-shuttle capable of carrying small and medium-sized satellites into orbit cheaply and autonomously.

SWAT Team Detains Pranked Gamer On Live-Streaming Webcam [VIDEO]

11:01 AM 08/28/2014

Live-streaming video of an online gamer captured the moment heavily armed police stormed his office and detained him in Colorado on Wednesday, in the the latest instance of the online gaming prank known as "swatting"

Spy Video Captures Audi’s New High-Performance 2015 RS 3 In Action [VIDEO]

5:42 PM 08/27/2014

Motor Authority just posted a video of Audi's new 2015 RS 3 Sportback, expected to be announced later this year or early next, undergoing its final stage of testing at Nürburgring in Germany.

FBI, NSA Investigating Whether Russia Hacked U.S. Banks To Retaliate For Sanctions

5:05 PM 08/27/2014

The FBI suspects an earlier August cyberattack on the U.S. financial system, which resulted in the theft of data from JPMorgan Chase, may have been the work of Russian hackers retaliating for U.S.-imposed economic sanctions.

Report: Apple’s Smartwatch Will Debut September 9 Alongside iPhone 6

3:57 PM 08/27/2014

Apple is set to launch its first wearable device on Sept. 9 alongside the iPhone 6 according to a Re/code report.

BMW Tests Its Armored SUV By Shooting It With A Bunch Of Guns [VIDEO]

3:07 PM 08/27/2014

BMW unveiled a new bulletproof version of its X5 SUV at the Moscow International Auto Salon this week, which press photos prove can withstand some serious punishment.

American Police Departments Are Losing Tons Of Military Grade Weaponry

1:38 PM 08/27/2014

Police departments across the Unites States have been losing large amounts of military gear including assault rifles, shotguns, handguns and even Humvees provided under a controversial Pentagon program.

Police In Washington State Have Been Secretly Intercepting Cellphone Traffic For Years

12:16 PM 08/27/2014

The Tacoma Police Department in Washington state has been secretly using anti-terrorist cellphone interception technology to sweep up call records, texts and other sensitive data belonging to innocent civilians without a warrant for the last six years.

More Proof That Apple Has Run Out Of Ideas Without Steve Jobs

6:12 PM 08/26/2014

Apple, long hailed as a Silicon Valley industry innovator under late founder and CEO Steve Jobs, is resorting to the American standard of product innovation three years after Jobs' death -- the assumption that bigger is better.

Malaysia Airlines Is Losing $2 Million A Day Flying Empty Planes

5:10 PM 08/26/2014

Malaysia Airlines suffered the two worst air disasters this year, and the impact is starting to show on the commercial carrier's bottom line.

Arizona May Have Handed Over Its Counterterrorism Database To A Chinese Spy

3:22 PM 08/26/2014

A Chinese national hired at the Arizona Counterterrorism Information Center may have stolen data from the agency before abruptly flying back to China without notifying his superiors -- a possible security breach the agency has been covering up since 2007.

California Cops Used Government Database To Screen Women They Wanted To Date

1:25 PM 08/26/2014

Two Fairfield, Calif. police officers are under investigation for using department time and resources to search for women they were interested in dating on websites and screening them through a law enforcement database.