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Carrier IQ Is Misunderstood, Not Evil

Look out! Your phone knows what you’re doing. It has your contacts, email messages, SMS text, pictures and video. It gets worse. Your carrier  AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon has to handle some of this information. You hit “send” and then their networks pass along personal email messages to your contacts. Some of these messages also…

Knockoff Chinese Counterfeit Parts in U.S. Military Aircraft

Dozens of suspected counterfeit parts have been installed on U.S. defense equipment from Raytheon Co. (RTN), L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. (LLL) and Boeing Co. (BA), including aircraft deployed to Afghanistan. The Senate Armed Services Committee found counterfeit parts — usually from China — on at least seven aircraft, including the Lockheed Martin Corp. (LMT) C-130J…