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Recent articles by Jeff:

Gawker's Denton to Exit Bankruptcy, End Feud With Peter Thiel

Gawker and Hulk Hogan filed a settlement in Manhattan bankruptcy court that will allow Denton to emerge from personal bankruptcy. → Read More

Jury Says a GIF Is a ‘Deadly Weapon’ in Twitter Epilepsy Case

A man who sent a journalist a strobing tweet to trigger an epilepsy fit used a "deadly weapon," a jury ruled. → Read More

2 U.S. Tech Companies Wired $100 Million to a Scammer

Officials said Evaldad Rimasauskaus used phishing emails to impersonate a real Asian supplier, and tricked them into wiring money. → Read More

Trump’s New Device Ban on Airplanes: What You Need to Know

Sudden travel restrictions affect flights from Middle Eastern countries, preventing passengers from carrying laptops on board. → Read More

Google’s New Toolkit Is Called ‘Protect Your Election’

Google announced the "Protect Your Election" toolkit to help media, human rights groups and others defend their systems from attacks. → Read More

What Today’s Supreme Court Printer Case Means For Business

Lexmark's patent case at the Supreme Court carries profound implications for retailers and resellers across the U.S. economy. → Read More

This New Tactic Might Finally Lure Big Investors to Bitcoin

Will they bite? → Read More

Fortune Wins 6 'Best in Business' Awards

The "Best in Business" awards, announced on Friday by the Society of American Business Editors and Writers, recognized Fortune. → Read More

Why the U.S. Gave Russia Too Much Credit for the Yahoo Hacks

The Justice Department's bombshell indictment points the finger at Russia for Yahoo hacking, but a little too much. → Read More

Yahoo Hacking: What the Justice Department Didn't Say

The Justice Department revealed important new details about the 2014 Yahoo attacks. But there is much more we need to know. → Read More

How to Stay Safe From Email Phishing Scams

Here's a video and plain English guide to keep yourself safe from email phishing. → Read More

Judge Rejects Google Deal Over Email Scanning

A federal judge blasted a settlement involving consumers who had emails scanned by Google without their knowledge or permission. → Read More

Yahoo Hackers: Who They Targeted and What They Stole

The news also revealed important new details about who Yahoo's hackers targeted and what they stole, including Gmail and iTunes Accounts. → Read More

Digital Currencies Went Crazy in the Wake of the SEC’s Bitcoin Ruling

After the SEC's ETF ruling, many expected the entire digital asset class to crumble. Instead the opposite has happened. → Read More

This Creepy App Claims to Let You Search Facebook With Someone’s Photo

The app says it uses facial recognition and Facebook's databases to identify strangers by taking their photo. → Read More

Winter Storm Stella Has Freaked-Out Shoppers Cleaning Out This NY Trader Joe’s

Posing the question of whether grocery stores can do a better job of predicting these situations. → Read More

Facebook Warns Firms Not to Build Surveillance Tools

Facebook announced it is adding language to policies to make clear developers can't use Facebook or Instagram to make tracking software. → Read More

‘Sheriff of Wall Street’ Is Out: What to Know About Preet Bharara’s Firing

Here is a guide to what will happen now that former U.S. attorney Preet Bharara, a.k.a. the Sheriff of Wall Street, is gone. → Read More

How Eye Scans Could Be the Future of Airport Security

Airport security lines are about to get a bit less miserable thanks to companies like Tascent and their eye-scanning technology. → Read More

Bitcoin Price Plunges as SEC Rejects Proposal to Create an ETF

The agency turned down the application for a bitcoin ETF, citing possibility of fraud. → Read More