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January 16, 2015, 1:35 PM

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South East Regional Organised Crime Unit:
UK cybercrime unit and FBI arrest 18-year-old man in UK for “swatting” offenses and DDoS attacks on Playstation Network and Xbox Live  —  Man arrested for ‘swatting’ and denial of service offences  —  SEROCU, has worked closely with the FBI on the operation which focused …
Douglas Soltys / BetaKit:
Founding partners of Teehan+Lax, the design firm behind Medium, join Facebook  —  Teehan+Lax shutting down as partners join Facebook  —  A new era begins for the Toronto design community as the founding partners of Teehan+Lax announced this morning they are shutting down the company to join Facebook.
Andrew Webster / The Verge:
As Xbox One leads December console sales in US, Microsoft drops price to $349 again  —  The Xbox One costs $349 again  —  Leading up to the holidays, Microsoft “temporarily” dropped the price of the Xbox One by $50 to $349 — a moved that proved successful, after the console managed to outsell the PS4 in November.
Jason Koebler / Motherboard:
Mt. Gox CEO Denies Silk Road Involvement: ‘I Am Not Dread Pirate Roberts’  —  Mark Karpeles, the CEO of Mt. Gox—which was once the world's most popular Bitcoin exchange—has denied any involvement in Silk Road and has told Motherboard that he's not Dread Pirate Roberts, the man who allegedly ran the site.
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