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Scientists said claims about China creating the coronavirus were misleading. They went viral anyway.

Scientists from Johns Hopkins, Columbia and other leading American universities moved with rare speed when a Chinese virologist, Li-Meng Yan, published an explosive paper in September claiming that China had created the deadly coronavirus in a research lab. The paper, the American scientists concluded, was deeply flawed. And a new online journal from MIT Press […]


Apple loses copyright infringement claims against security startup Corellium

Transform 2021 Join us for the world’s leading event about accelerating enterprise transformation with AI and Data, for enterprise technology decision-makers, presented by the #1 publisher in AI and Data Learn More (Reuters) — A federal judge in Florida on Tuesday dismissed Apple’s copyright infringement claims against a Florida startup whose software helps security researchers […]


Twin Galaxies attacks Billy Mitchell as a fraud in new legal claims

Enlarge / Twin Galaxies founder Walter Day (left) with Billy Mitchell. DoubleCakes / Vimeo Twin Galaxies is going on the offensive in its long-running legal and public relations battle with Billy Mitchell. In a cross-complaint filed last month, the video game score-tracking organization accuses Mitchell and Twin Galaxies founder Walter Day of a “decades-long pattern […]


BBB blasts Verizon for 5G ads, says coverage claims mislead customers

While rivals AT&T and T-Mobile were racing to launch nearly national 5G networks last year, Verizon oddly focused on touting rollouts at sports stadiums and arenas — places where it could show off its high-speed, short-distance millimeter wave technology. Now the Better Business Bureau’s advertising unit is taking Verizon to task for misleadingly using those stadium installations […]