Nov 28, 2015

China police bust online gun ring, seize 1,180 guns

Police in China, where gun possession by ordinary people is illegal, have busted an online gun selling operation, seizing 1,180 guns and more than 6 million bullets, the state news agency Xinhua reported on Saturday. A seven-month investigation that started when police happened across ...

Woman with no memory searches for her identity and family

Jul 2, 2015

Woman with no memory searches for her identity and family

A woman who couldn’t recall her identity when she was found on a Southern California street earlier this year has turned to the Internet in search of her family. “I just feel like there’s this thick fog over my mind, my memory, over my ...

Dec 30, 2014

'The Interview' top-selling 2014 flick on Google Play

Sony Pictures’ “The Interview” is the top-grossing movie of the year for Google Inc., after earning $15 million in online sales and rentals from all sources through Saturday. The tally on Google’s Play and YouTube outlets, Xbox and other Web sources, dwarfs the $2.84 ...

Dec 12, 2014

Britain's CGHQ to deploy online spies to track child porn

The British spy agency GCHQ will create a specialist unit to track child pornography and hunt abusers online, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Thursday. It will be run by the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), which has assisted investigations in the past but has ...

Jul 29, 2014

Zillow buying Trulia to build online real estate info titan

Zillow and Trulia, two companies that changed the way people shop for homes, are combining. Real estate website operator Zillow Inc. is buying its rival in a $3.5 billion deal that will make the biggest player in the online real estate information market. Zillow ...

RareJob aims to make 10 million English-speakers

Jul 10, 2014

RareJob aims to make 10 million English-speakers

RareJob Inc. hopes to attract as many as 10 million Japanese to its English classes, according to the president of the online education provider. “We want to offer services that enable everyone to speak English. We aim to become like a driving school, a ...