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Omni storage & rentals fails, shutters, sells engineers to Coinbase – TechCrunch

Omni storage & rentals fails, shutters, sells engineers to Coinbase – TechCrunch

$35 million-funded Omni is packing up and shutting down after struggling to make the economics of equipment rentals and physical on-demand storage work out. It’s another victim of a venture capital-subsidized business offering a convenient service at an unsustainable price. The startup fought for a second wind after selling off its physical storage operations to […]

Another US court says police cannot force suspects to turn over their passwords – TechCrunch

Another US court says police cannot force suspects to turn over their passwords – TechCrunch

The highest court in Pennsylvania has ruled that the state’s law enforcement cannot force suspects to turn over their passwords that would unlock their devices. The state’s Supreme Court said compelling a password from a suspect is a violation of the Fifth Amendment, a constitutional protection that protects suspects from self-incrimination. It’s not an surprising […]