Apple Says iPhones Do Not Listen In On Users

Apple told lawmakers in the U.S. this week that its iPhone isn’t listening in on users without their permission, and that it doesn’t let third-party app developers listen in on customers’ calls. According to a report in CNBC, Representatives Greg Walden, Marsha Blackburn, Gregg Harper and Robert Latta sent a letter to Apple’s Chief Executive Tim Cook and Alphabet Chief Executive

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Ben Jealous, a progressive running for Maryland governor, wants everyone to know he’s not a socialist

“I’m a venture capitalist, not a socialist.” Ben Jealous, Maryland’s Democratic gubernatorial nominee, wants everyone to know that he may be a progressive but he’s no socialist. Jealous is one of several Bernie Sanders-style Democrats who’s triumphed during this midterm cycle. His Republican opponent, current Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, has taken to painting him as too far left for the

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Manafort trial: both sides tried to use Rick Gates’s “flipping” to their advantage

The prosecution’s star witness finally wrapped up his testimony. Rick Gates, the prosecution’s star witness in the government’s case against Paul Manafort, faced days of questioning on the witness stand. Special counsel Robert Mueller’s attorneys got Gates to testify that he, along with Manafort, knowingly committed crimes. Manafort’s defense, meanwhile, battered Gates with questions, trying to rip apart his credibility.

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An 11-year-old girl was suspected of shoplifting groceries. So a police officer tased her.

The incident isn’t the first time the Cincinnati Police Department has been criticized for using a Taser on a child. The Cincinnati Police Department is under intense scrutiny after an off-duty police officer used a Taser on an 11-year old girl, prompting allegations of excessive force and raising new concerns about how the department uses Tasers. The incident happened at

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