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Google Glass: Who's bringing the apps?

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Software is coming, but the field is so small that even the slightest gains feel like big leaps. From cops with privacy-busting Glass to tricky hacks that empowered Winky, developers and their investors are all over Glass. [Read more]...
Google Glass: Who's bringing the apps?

Post smug vacation statuses on Facebook, get your house burgled

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Maybe think twice before bragging about your vacation on Facebook, complete with sun-and-sand photos, lest your shadier friends or members of the general public decide to burgle your house. Two Facebook users in Anderson County, South Carolina were arrested Sunday for using Facebook to find out which of their friends...
Post smug vacation statuses on Facebook, get your house burgled

What to do (and not) when an iPhone or iPad is stolen

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One reporter got his jaw split in half. Another enlisted an army of Twitter followers. FORTUNE -- According to NYC Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, Apple (AAPL) gadgets -- iPhones, iPads, iPods -- now represent  four out of 10 thefts in New York City. The cops call it "Apple picking." What...
What to do (and not) when an iPhone or iPad is stolen

Chromium browser cops reset feature to clean up malware messes

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Mopping up after malicious software can land you in a browser quagmire full of sketchy search engines, toolbars or worse. Google's latest version of its open-source Chromium browser now has a remedy for much of that thanks to a 'reset profile' setting discovered by code tinkerer François Beaufort. You...
Chromium browser cops reset feature to clean up malware messes

Is Facebook Sharing Your Face With the Cops?

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A leading law professor has accused Facebook of helping law enforcement find criminals on the network using face recognition technology. What's the real story?...
Is Facebook Sharing Your Face With the Cops?
Delta Calls Cops on Viber Exec for Using His Own VoIP App In-Flight

I want this gig :) RT @kosso: Foursquare Cops - Episode 1 #funny. http://bit.ly/ddAwBfnt

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I want this gig :) RT @kosso: Foursquare Cops - Episode 1 #funny. http://bit.ly/ddAwBfnt

U.K. cops hunting for Assange show up at Ecuador's embassy

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Hours after the Ecuadorian government accused the U.K. government of threatening a raid to nab Wikileaks editor Julian Assange, police vans show up at the embassy, and police enter the outer lobby. [Read more]...
U.K. cops hunting for Assange show up at Ecuador's embassy

Twitter Just Partnered With Google's Huge Russian Competitor (GOOG)

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Twitter has partnered with Yandex, the Russian web search giant, to include tweets in Yandex's search results, reports TechCrunch. This could potentially be a new source of revenue for Twitter -- Yandex described it as a licensing arrangement and Microsoft paid Twitter $30 million for a similar deal. Yandex...
Twitter Just Partnered With Google's Huge Russian Competitor (GOOG)

Report: Yumblr! Is a Go, For $1.1 Billion in Cash

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Tumblr's Mr. Karp (Photo: wikipedia.org) Here we go, folks! The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Yahoo's board has approved a rumored deal to purchase Tumblr for $1.1 billion in cash money. It's not clear whether Tumblr's board has also approved the deal, but if it's true that the company has only a...
Report: Yumblr! Is a Go, For $1.1 Billion in Cash

Cops raid Gizmodo editor's home over lost iPhone flap: http://bit.ly/aU1Kpa Would they do this to an NYT editor?

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Cops raid Gizmodo editor's home over lost iPhone flap: http://bit.ly/aU1Kpa Would they do this to an NYT editor?

Foursquare Cops: Because everyone hates a Foursquare cheater

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If you’ve got a few friends on Foursquare, you might see the occasional check-in that can’t possibly be happening, and perhaps it makes you really pissed off. Target is totally not open at 3:30 in the morning. Or someone’s just checked into the code-named location for your mom’s house...
Foursquare Cops: Because everyone hates a Foursquare cheater

BP cops to criminal charges, will pay record fine for Gulf oil spill

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According to CNN, oil giant BP has reached a settlement with the US Department of Justice that will result in its pleading guilty to criminal charges connected to the Gulf Oil Spill. The result will be the largest fine in US history, topping the previous record of $1.3 billion. The...
BP cops to criminal charges, will pay record fine for Gulf oil spill

House Proposal Would Require Cell Phone Companies to Keep Logs of Your Sexts

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(Photo: Comcast) What’s in your inbox? Some risque dirty talk? Maybe a handful of regretful messages about how hammered you were last night? If a law enforcement-backed proposal going before a House subcommittee today gets passed, wireless companies will be one step closer to having to store all of your...
House Proposal Would Require Cell Phone Companies to Keep Logs of Your Sexts

Aussie ISP: We Won't Be Hollywood's Copyright Cops If Hollywood Won't Fix Its Own Business Model

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You may remember iiNet, the Australian ISP that Hollywood attacked (with support of US State Department officials) after they decided that it was too small to fight back, but big enough that people would notice. They guessed incorrectly, and iiNet not only fought back by taking a strong pro-consumer view,...
Aussie ISP: We Won't Be Hollywood's Copyright Cops If Hollywood Won't Fix Its Own Business Model

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'

Dating site takes a stand on cops and taxes.

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Dating site takes a stand on cops and taxes.

Hammer wielding vigilante sets up date with iPhone thief

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We have seen Apple’s Find My iPhone app come in handy in more than a few situations allowing police to locate and retrieve stolen iOS devices. The app has proven to be a invaluable tool for combating iPhone thefts, but over the weekend a New York City man named Nadav...
Hammer wielding vigilante sets up date with iPhone thief

Two Men Sue Chicago Police; Claim They Were Abused And Falsely Charged For Filming Officers

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In the past year, we applauded two Illinois courts for protecting every citizen's right to record on-duty police, and ruling that a law criminalizing the act is unconstitutional. We similarly pointed to Boston, where a court forced the city to pay someone they arrested for filming the cops. Of course,...
Two Men Sue Chicago Police; Claim They Were Abused And Falsely Charged For Filming Officers

From falling Facebook figures to corrupt Kentucky cops, here’s the week’s media news in review

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It’s Sunday today…this means there has been a whole six days of media news to catch up on. What do you do…take to your RSS feeds and Twitter streams in search for all the tidbits you missed? Or read on here to see a selection of the week’s most notable...
From falling Facebook figures to corrupt Kentucky cops, here’s the week’s media news in review

Twitter Is In Trouble In Brazil Because Drivers Are Tweeting To Avoid The Cops

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Twitter has a problem in Brazil — the government is suing the company for nearly $300,000 because citizens have been using it to avoid traffic controls, The Next Web reports. This also means that, yes, Brazilians have successfully been using Twitter to get around police presence on roads, like...
Twitter Is In Trouble In Brazil Because Drivers Are Tweeting To Avoid The Cops

Swann Platinum-HD security system packs four 1080p cameras, 2TB DVR for $1,600

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We don't follow the surveillance space as closely as we do, say, smartphones or tablets, but this four-camera HD system from Swann Security does in fact seem to be the first 1080p-capable consumer product of its kind, so we're here to bring you the news. "Coming soon" to Fry's...
Swann Platinum-HD security system packs four 1080p cameras, 2TB DVR for $1,600

McAfee: Photo 'location' leak meant to mislead cops

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Antivirus pioneer John McAfee, on the run from police, appeared to reveal his location through metadata posted on a magazine's Web site. Then he said it was intentional disinformation. [Read more]...
McAfee: Photo 'location' leak meant to mislead cops
New Megaupload will use advanced encryption to evade copyright cops

Proof Cops Are Just Government Revenue Collectors « noworldsystem.com

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Proof Cops Are Just Government Revenue Collectors « noworldsystem.com

Visibility : Proof of Concept or Request

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My posts of late have been on the DIY meme, which is possible now that we have enabling social tools. These grassroots tools empower you to achieve part of your vision, and hopefully your visibility will lead to others helping you finalise it. I’m hoping that my current project I’m...
Visibility : Proof of Concept or Request
Cops can search mobile phones--only if they're not password-protected
New Zealand cops feared Kim Dotcom's belly of mass destruction

Ex-Cop Chides Calvo for Questioning the Cops Who Nearly Killed Him

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Ex-Cop Chides Calvo for Questioning the Cops Who Nearly Killed Him

NYPD tapes: ♦precinct bosses tell cops not to take certain robbery reports in order to manipulate crime statistics. http://j.mp/9IIjsV

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NYPD tapes: ♦precinct bosses tell cops not to take certain robbery reports in order to manipulate crime statistics. http://j.mp/9IIjsV
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