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CCTV operator error has cop chasing himself

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A CCTV operator tells a policeman he sees a man behaving suspiciously. The policeman goes in hot pursuit. Unfortunately, the man behaving suspiciously is actually the policeman....
CCTV operator error has cop chasing himself

How Apple and Google help police bypass iPhone, Android lock screens

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If you're a cop and have a mobile phone you want to search, here's how you can force Apple and Google to let you bypass those pesky lock screens. [Read more]...
How Apple and Google help police bypass iPhone, Android lock screens
Physicist disproves $400 traffic ticket with mathematical proofs

Paypal Pressured To Play Morality Cop And Forces Smashwords To Censor Authors

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We have become quite accustomed to Paypal arbitrarily deciding to shut down the payment services for a website with no warning and little recourse. Usually when it does so, it acts through its own volition. However, Paypal also has to deal with the whims of the credit card companies with which...
Paypal Pressured To Play Morality Cop And Forces Smashwords To Censor Authors
Why is T-Mobile speed testing its '4G' network against the 3G iPhone?

Oh, and Another Thing About FaceTagram: Your Location

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Last August, it was reported that Facebook was considering the introduction of photo filters to its Web site, as the millions using popular photo-sharing app Instagram continued to multiply. Now, it’s gone ahead and spent $1 billion on Lo-Fi, Valencia and the rest of them. It’s not all about the...
Oh, and Another Thing About FaceTagram: Your Location

Life Is Hard For South Korea's Internet Porn Cops

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Law enforcement in South Korea is having a hard time battling online pornography. Even though pornography is illegal in South Korea, it is very prevalenet in the nation. So the government consistently relies on the help of a group of nearly 800 volunteers called the "Nuri Cops." This group, which...
Life Is Hard For South Korea's Internet Porn Cops
South Korea's volunteer army wages war against internet porn

Must See HDTV (May 21st - 27th)

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House After eight seasons, the run of Gregory House MD comes to an end on Fox tonight with a double episode. While we'll miss Hugh Laurie fumbling around on our American TV screens every week, it definitely felt like time for the series to come to an end. We'll...
Must See HDTV (May 21st - 27th)

Google moves to snuff sites that rip music from YouTube videos

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In a move that suggests Google is coming to see itself as a content owner, the company is threatening legal action against a site that lets users strip audio from YouTube videos and play them as stand-alone clips. According to TorrentFreak, Google is blocking YouTube-MP3.org from accessing YouTube and warning...
Google moves to snuff sites that rip music from YouTube videos

Homeless Man Who Got Free Boots From Cop Now 'Wants His Cut' Of YouTube Attention

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Ah, this is what you get when you build up ideas around the idea that every bit of content must be "owned." You may have heard the somewhat heartwarming story last week of NYPD Officer Lawrence DePrimo, seeing a homeless man in NYC without any shoes on, buying the man...
Homeless Man Who Got Free Boots From Cop Now 'Wants His Cut' Of YouTube Attention

PCC censures two papers for running an inaccurate story

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The Press Complaints Commission has upheld a complaint made against two free weeklies for running an inaccurate story.Rebecca Morris complained about articles in the Stourbridge News and Halesowen News, both headlined "Model pix cop has quit force", which stated that she was "carving out a second career as a motor...
PCC censures two papers for running an inaccurate story

FCC chief's painstaking approach earns mixed reviews in turbulent times for telecom industry

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When he isn't chairing the Federal Communications Commission, Julius Genachowski enjoys a seat at a poker table. And as it turns out, he approaches cards much like he regulates: with great caution. Quiet, brainy and restrained, the nation's top telecom cop and law school friend of the president takes pains...
FCC chief's painstaking approach earns mixed reviews in turbulent times for telecom industry

If I Were The MPAA... How I Would Deal With My Car Break-In

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My family and I got back from our annual vacation in the Current Middle Ages last Friday morning around 2 a.m.  Exhausted from the trip, I forgot to take in my iPod and left it visibly displayed on the front seat. When I went out to the car the next morning,...
If I Were The MPAA... How I Would Deal With My Car Break-In

Out Of All The Answers On Quora, These Two Are Officially The Best

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There are two Quora answers so good, founder Charlie Cheever just gave awards to the people who wrote them. Former cop Justin Freeman answered the question: What's the best way to escape the police in a high-speed car chase? The short version of his answer is this: "Elude law...
Out Of All The Answers On Quora, These Two Are Officially The Best

Gidsy goes to Hollywood with its Airbnb for activities

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When your most high-profile investor is a Hollywood star, it makes sense to branch out to LA. And that’s what Gidsy, one of the most intriguing companies in Berlin’s current crop of startups, is just about to do by launching a service for Los Angelinos on Wednesday. Ashton Kutcher may...
Gidsy goes to Hollywood with its Airbnb for activities

Massachusetts Man Charged Criminally For Videotaping Cop... Despite Earlier Lawsuit Rejecting Such Claims

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You may remember a high-profile, landmark ruling last year in Massachusetts, where charges against Simon Glik -- arrested for violating a state law that said it's "wiretapping" to record a police officer in public without his permission -- weren't just dropped, but the arrest was found to be both a...
Massachusetts Man Charged Criminally For Videotaping Cop... Despite Earlier Lawsuit Rejecting Such Claims

I'll Take "PC Disruptors" for $500, Alex. (What is "a Tablet"?)

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More evidence pointing toward tablets disrupting the PC industry: According to a new Forrester Research survey of more than 5,000 U.S. adults, 35 percent of tablet owners say they use their laptops less frequently since getting a tablet, while 45 percent have no plans to buy an e-reader now that...
I'll Take "PC Disruptors" for $500, Alex. (What is "a Tablet"?)

GUNSHOTS, DRUNKS AND STRIPPERS: We Spend The Night Shift With A North Carolina Cop

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Not even one minute into my ridealong with a North Carolina cop, I heard gunshots. But these gunshots were text message notification sounds coming from Sergeant Jonathan Morgan's cellphone. Gunshots are one of the worst-case scenarios for a cop, and it isn't until I point it out that he...
GUNSHOTS, DRUNKS AND STRIPPERS: We Spend The Night Shift With A North Carolina Cop
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Facebook Engineering Ringleader Says Zuck Is 'Definitely Not a Dick'

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“Ask me anything, but I won’t promise an answer.” (Photo: flickr.com/andrewfeinberg) In a fitting move for a company that’s all about the openness (whether you want that picture visible or not), today one of the key figures in Facebook’s nascent New York office took to Reddit for an Ask Me...
Facebook Engineering Ringleader Says Zuck Is 'Definitely Not a Dick'

FCC chairman: Agency needs to police broadband competition

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The U.S. Federal Communications Commission needs to be a "cop on the beat" to ensure mobile and broadband competition across the country, the agency's chairman said Tuesday....
FCC chairman: Agency needs to police broadband competition

AT&T CEO voices regret over iPhone unlimited data model

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It's always refreshing to hear the head of a major corporation cop to past mistakes -- particularly in front of a large crowd of on-lookers. AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson admitted some misgivings about the way the carrier handled iPhone data, telling a crowd at the Milken Institute's Global Conference...
AT&T CEO voices regret over iPhone unlimited data model

Cop accused of tackling 15-year-old in retaliation for videotaping

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A New Jersey police officer and his employer, the township of Hanover, are facing a million-dollar civil rights lawsuit after the officer allegedly tackled a 15-year-old boy in retaliation for his use of a video camera to document the encounter. In March 2012, Austin DeCaro and two friends cut through...
Cop accused of tackling 15-year-old in retaliation for videotaping

LTE arrives in Colombia, stays for the coffee

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Citizens of Columbia have yet another reason to be proud this week, as LTE connectivity is now part of the nation's infrastructure. State-owned telecom UNE EPM has officially flipped the 4G switch for Bogota and Medelin, and plans to bring similar LTE services to residents of Cali, Barranquilla, Cartagena...
LTE arrives in Colombia, stays for the coffee

Wikileaks Truck Owner Arrested For Photographing Police; Told It Was Because He Was 'A Dick'

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There's a guy in NY, Clark Stoekley, who apparently owns a white panel van that he's painted with the Wikileaks logo to raise awareness for the plight of Bradley Manning (though he has no other connection to Manning or Wikileaks). There's a lot more info on the truck on his...
Wikileaks Truck Owner Arrested For Photographing Police; Told It Was Because He Was 'A Dick'

Who still uses typewriters? Prisons, police stations and baby-boomers, it seems.

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In case you missed it, this week heralded the end of an era in the UK, as the last ever typewriter rolled off the production line at Brother’s factory in North Wales. But what perhaps surprised most people was that typewriters were actually still being produced up until this week....
Who still uses typewriters? Prisons, police stations and baby-boomers, it seems.
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