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One Thousand Foxconn Workers Riot In Chengdu, China Plant

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According to a brief in the Want China Times, workers in the Foxconn plant in Chengdu rioted in a male dormitory, throwing bottles, trash, and furniture after plant security came to the dormitory to investigate a thief. Approximately a thousand workers threw trash bins and paper and set off fireworks...
One Thousand Foxconn Workers Riot In Chengdu, China Plant

AT&T and T-Mobile begin initiative to discourage theft by merging databases of stolen devices

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AT&T and T-Mobile announced today they would start to share a database of stolen mobile devices that aspires to discourage theft and shield customers. All the major carriers, through their wireless association CTIA and the Federal Communications Commission, first revealed plans in April to combine their respective databases, but AT&T and...
AT&T and T-Mobile begin initiative to discourage theft by merging databases of stolen devices

Track down your lost and stolen devices with Prey [VB Store]

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This sponsored post is produced by StackSocial. There’s technology out there that won’t only help you track down your lost or stolen devices – but will give you the ability to provide the police with the exact location of your device (along with pictures of the thief in the...
Track down your lost and stolen devices with Prey [VB Store]

So Many Phones to Pick From, and I Had to Steal the Mot-Ebola

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No need for any further deliberation: We have our 2012 Darwin Award winner. An opportunistic thief who stole a cellphone from a Ugandan hospital has gotten a particularly nasty comeuppance: The Ebola virus. His big mistake was taking the device from a patient in the Ebola isolation ward. That patient...
So Many Phones to Pick From, and I Had to Steal the Mot-Ebola

Privacy On The Internet Is Misunderstood

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With the recent Facebook announcements, the Google Buzz launch debacle and the Blippy credit card mess, Privacy is being constantly talked about. If you look at those three events, we have three very different definitions of privacy. Blippy’s issue was thankfully limited to a handful of credit card numbers. However,...
Privacy On The Internet Is Misunderstood

Stolen Laptop Tracking

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Stolen Laptop Tracking is a post from Chris Pirillo Add to iTunes | Add to YouTube | Add to Google | RSS FeedWhat are you afraid of? Go ahead… share your fears with us! Are you afraid of the dark, or of heights! I promise no one will make fun...
Stolen Laptop Tracking

Thief urinates on transformer, gets burns, jail

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A copper thief is jailed for a year after he and an accomplice drain conductors at a sub-station of oil and he then urinates against the transformer, causing an explosion. [Read more]...
Thief urinates on transformer, gets burns, jail

Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of the Week

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This week we have three newcomers in our chart. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is the most downloaded movie. The data for our weekly download chart is collected by TorrentFreak, and is for informational and educational reference only. All the movies in the list are BD/DVDrips unless stated otherwise. RSS...
Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of the Week

Voltage Pictures Thinks Canada's New Copyright Law Opens The Door For More Trolling

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You may recall Voltage Pictures not because it once made a movie that won the Oscar for Best Picture (Hurt Locker), but because it was basically the first Hollywood studio to embrace copyright trolling. This is the company whose boss, Nicolas Chartier, once said that anyone who criticizes his company...
Voltage Pictures Thinks Canada's New Copyright Law Opens The Door For More Trolling

Man infected after stealing phone from Ebola patient?

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A report from Uganda says that a phone thief allegedly went into a hospital to steal a phone from a patient. The patient had the Ebola virus. Now, so may the confessed thief. [Read more]...
Man infected after stealing phone from Ebola patient?
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Google Wallet gets prepaid security fix, but 'brute-force' issue still hangs in the air

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Google says it's fixed a Wallet security flaw that potentially allowed a phone thief to spend a user's prepaid balance. The ability to provision new prepaid cards had been suspended pending the update, but has now been restored. Things aren't quite back to normal in the Big G's world...
Google Wallet gets prepaid security fix, but 'brute-force' issue still hangs in the air

Co-op's gadget insurance didn't hold water

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Claim for stolen items was rejected, although insurer never asked for police report - and it won't even refund excessNot long ago we upgraded our Co-operative Bank account to one that offered various benefits including insurance cover for gadgets. We have been paying £13 a month as a result.Recently, we were...
Co-op's gadget insurance didn't hold water

Student sets up video sting, allegedly catches teacher

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Using two cell phones set to record video -- to ensure all angles are covered -- a high school student lies in wait to catch an alleged backpack thief. There is a surprise. [Read more]...
Student sets up video sting, allegedly catches teacher

The 21 worst tech habits--and how to break them

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Photograph by Robert CardinA bad habit can ruin your digital life just as easily as it can harm your offline one. You bite your nails. Your house is a sty. You never signal before changing lanes, and when you finally reach your destination, you're 30 minutes late. We all...
The 21 worst tech habits--and how to break them

KLM Introduces A New Way To Be Creepy On An Airplane

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Dutch carrier KLM introduced a program this month that lets participating passengers browse each other's Facebook and LinkedIn profiles. See someone you like and you can request to sit next to them. NYT aviation blogger Nicola Clark takes a positive view of the program: On a flight from Amsterdam...
KLM Introduces A New Way To Be Creepy On An Airplane

At The Movies With The Geek : Cop Out

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Its time for another episode of At The Movies With The Geek.  This week we are gonna look at the movie “Cop Out” which was directed by Kevin Smith (but not written) and stars the likes of Bruce Willis and Tracy Morgan. from imdbA comedy about a veteran NYPD cop...
At The Movies With The Geek : Cop Out
Phone thieves beware: AT&T plans a new blocking service to kill phone resell value

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

What Crooks and Companies Learn When You Overshare on Facebook

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You have your birthday listed on your Facebook profile, and at some point you got caught up in the local banking movement and decided to become a fan of your local credit union. In the friends list you have highlighted your family members, including your mother, whose profile is...
What Crooks and Companies Learn When You Overshare on Facebook
The OpenForum agrees: Dishonored is a must-play game

Google's Wojcicki and Pichai on Ads and Chrome: The Full D10 Interview (Video)

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The last interview of the 10th D: All Things Digital conference was a key one, since it featured perhaps Google’s two most important execs: Susan Wojcicki and Sundar Pichai. Longtime exec Wojcicki — the search giant was literally founded in her garage — runs advertising products at Google, its...
Google's Wojcicki and Pichai on Ads and Chrome: The Full D10 Interview (Video)

Apple announces 'Activation Lock' theft deterrent feature for iOS 7 ahead of gov't meeting on rising smartphone crime

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Ahead of a meeting with government officials later this month to discuss how Apple could prevent increasing smartphone crimes, Apple today introduced a new feature for called ‘Activation Lock’ that it says will be a “a really powerful theft deterrent” when released later this fall in iOS 7. We...
Apple announces 'Activation Lock' theft deterrent feature for iOS 7 ahead of gov't meeting on rising smartphone crime

Roommate’s Tip Led Cops to iPhone Finder

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Shared by louisgray My guess is that the two roommates may have issues now. Also interesting - the woman thought Apple could sniff her IP address after the iPhone finder plugged the device into her laptop... Police closed in on the man who who found and sold a prototype 4G...
Roommate’s Tip Led Cops to iPhone Finder

Criminal Nabbed By His Own Food Porn

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We've covered the trespasses of stupid criminals here before. Bank robbers who brag about their actions on YouTube, for instance. Or thieves on the lam uploading pictures containing their whereabouts to social media sites. It seems at times that these guys and gals are just trying to get caught. But...
Criminal Nabbed By His Own Food Porn

Put Your Content Copies Under Control

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We are all being copied. The moment any new article gets published, it is being republished on some crappy blog (more often than not, without any credit). There’s not much we can do about that. This post is about those content stealing that is done through direct copy-pasting from the...
Put Your Content Copies Under Control

Dwolla Being Sued by Bitcoiners for $2 M.

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Left, Mr. Kenna, in a Next Web interview; right, Mr. Milne (flickr.com/7878069@N02) The proprietors of a major Bitcoin exchange have filed a lawsuit in the Northern District of California alleging that racketeering, intentional misrepresentation, false advertising, breach of contract and other violations by payments startup Dwolla have cost TradeHill at...
Dwolla Being Sued by Bitcoiners for $2 M.
Apple, Google fall off list of America's 20 most-trusted companies
Apple's opening statement: Samsung said iPhone was 'easy to copy'
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