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Mayor Bloomberg: Apple products led to increase in NYC crime
Mayor Bloomberg: Apple products led to increase in NYC crime
The NYPD (New York Police Department) says the annual crime rate is set to increase for the first time in two decades. As of this week, there ...... 29 Dec 2012 - 5 comments
Man tracks stolen MacBook with anti-theft application
Man tracks stolen MacBook with anti-theft application
Police return MacBook to man who kept tabs on thief's activities. Joshua Kaufman, of Oakland, California, had his MacBook stolen from his ...... 03 Jun 2011 - 19 comments
Craigslist is 'cesspool of crime,' says rival
Craigslist is 'cesspool of crime,' says rival
Oodle, the company behind the popular Facebook app Marketplace has released a study this week, one that shows Craigslist is really a "a cesspool of crime." ...... 26 Feb 2011 - 10 comments
Man attempts to rob restaurant with iPhone
Man attempts to rob restaurant with iPhone
Jerome Taylor, of Connecticut, walked into the Northern Indian restaurant on State Street earlier this week, put on a mask and pulled an item ...... 27 Dec 2010 - 30 comments
     

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Every WiFi network in the World is now non-secure - WPA2 encryption broken Every WiFi network in the World is now non-secure - WPA2 encryption broken (17 Oct 2017 3:58)
Researchers from Belgian university have managed to break the widely used WPA2 encryption, rendering all WiFi networks non-secure.
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T-Mobile adds another limit to its 'unlimited' data plans T-Mobile adds another limit to its 'unlimited' data plans (12 Oct 2017 16:44)
As with most, if not all, so-called unlimited data plans the T-Mobile ONE and T-Mobile ONE Plus are limited in some ways. You will get unlimited amount of data but after a certain cap the service ....
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A new nerd phone promises true, open Linux and security A new nerd phone promises true, open Linux and security (11 Oct 2017 16:20)
A group of open source advocates started a few years back a company called Purism. The idea behind the company was to attain crowdsourcing for a new type of computer and operating system, known ....
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Reddit thread showing iPhone X running Pokémon GO sparks discussion about screen estate Reddit thread showing iPhone X running Pokémon GO sparks discussion about screen estate (12 Oct 2017 17:15)
There's still almost a month until Apple's hyped iPhone X will hit the Apple Stores – and Town Squares, *sigh*. Since there's been an unprecedented amount of time between the unveiling and release ....
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Huawei revealed two new Mate 10 flagships with AI and dual cameras Huawei revealed two new Mate 10 flagships with AI and dual cameras (17 Oct 2017 13:07)
In yesterday's press event Huawei unveiled this years Mate-lineup. That included two new flagship phones Huawei promised even before the launch would blow iPhones out of the water when it comes to AI. ....
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