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Motorola accused of allegedly stealing geolocation code from Lemko

11/18/2011, It seems like Motorola is in a spot of trouble as Lemko has accused the company for stealing their source code knowingly. Lemko is accusing Motorola of hiring one of their engineers who created geolocation codes for cellphones, only to steal the code and...

3D printers scam $400,000 from bank customers

09/23/2011, Who would have thought that 3D printer technology could actually be used for a more nefarious purpose compared to churning out cute looking sculptures that you always had swimming around in your head but never had the means to get around creating it in...

Smart Meters deter electricity theft

09/13/2011, Thieves don’t just steal money – they get away with just about anything and everything that they think has value to them (or someone else), and when it comes to energy, this is not exempt, too. Whenever you drop by developing countries,...

Texting and driving do not mix

08/19/2011, We all know that it is not wise to mix texting and driving together – after all, you cannot split your concentration both ways and be 100% sure that you will be able to arrive at your destination without causing any harm to people around you –...

Verizon Launches Its Mobile Recovery Service

09/20/2010, It’s a few days later than expected, but Verizon has officially announced its Mobile Recovery service which is touted as “a web-and-phone-based application that will help customers in the event they lose or misplace their phones.” The...

$100k Prototype Laptop Stolen From Apple?

01/24/2010, There is no official confirmation on this just yet, so we’d strongly urge you to take this with a pinch of salt. What are we talking about here? Well, there are reports going around the web indicating that a prototype laptop was stolen from Apple...

Apple Refuse To Return Stolen iPhone Back To Owner

01/02/2010, Would you be happy if Apple managed to retrieve your lost iPhone? If you are, you’re perfectly normal. A person called Alisa was robbed a while ago, and later got an email from Apple notifying her that someone had filed a request for her stolen...

$10k Worth Of iPhones Stolen

12/12/2009, It seems that stealing iPhones is the recent thieving trend. After the Belgium iPhone heist, now 4 young men have stolen 17 iPhones from the display, which would roughly bring the value of the stolen goods to about $10,000 (after converting from Euros)....

Mobile Me Tracks Stolen iPhone

12/12/2009, It seems that MobileMe’s Find My iPhone service works rather well. Reports are filtering in that a man was robbed at gunpoint in Pittsburgh and got his credit cards, PIN numbers, wallet and iPhone stolen. The savvy iPhone user later used his...

Phone Auto-Sends Picture Of Thief To Victim

12/05/2009, We’ve all heard weird stories about people who accidentally expose their identities when after they commit a crime. Now we’re found another one to add to your collection of theft stories. A Philadelphia teenager turned himself in to the police...

Burglars GPS-tracked via stolen iPhone

07/30/2009, Three teenage burglars were arrested after they were tracked by the Police, thanks to an iPhone GPS tracking application installed on a device that they had stolen earlier by John Martig (one of the theft victims). The trio were part of a small group that...

Solar highways: what about theft?

07/24/2009, A number of states are looking into building huge solar arrays along highways. For one, there’s some electric infrastructure along highways. Secondly, the area surrounding these roads should be somewhat built up (or flattened). Today, installations...