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crime

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Japanese superhero fights grime instead of crime

Tokyo's own caped crusader, Mangetsu-man, wants citizens to join him in his quest to save the city from litter and garbage.

By 16 September 2014

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Alan Turing gets royal pardon on homosexuality 'crime'

The codebreaker and computer pioneer was convicted in 1952, which resulted in him losing security clearance and he was given the choice of jail or chemical castration. A 2013 pardon is merely posturing.

By 25 December 2013

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IBM's new services zero in on fraud, financial crime

The tech giant announces the creation of services to help corporations use big data in the battle against white-collar crime.

By 21 March 2014

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Queensland police mapping crime scenes with 3D scanner

The Queensland police will be using the CSIRO's Zebedee scanner to map crime scenes in 3D.

By 18 February 2014

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Pirate Bay knocked offline worldwide following police raid

Police in Sweden have raided The Pirate Bay and seized servers, citing alleged violations of copyright law.

By 10 December 2014

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Red Handed app crowd-sources crime reporting

iPhone app Red Handed provides a platform where you can film and post live videos of any crime you see occurring around you.

By 15 January 2014

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Do the eyes have it? How corneal reflections could help solve crimes

A study with implications for forensics shows that images reflected in bystanders' eyes could yield useful information, despite their low resolution.

By 9 January 2014

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Video game industry struggles to grow, a year after new consoles launch

After months of subsisting on strong sales of new game hardware, overall game spending plummets in November.

By 12 December 2014

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Who's really taking you for an Uber ride?

After an Uber driver allegedly rapes a woman in Boston, the ride-sharing service's background checks come under scrutiny.

By 23 December 2014

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This crime-predicting robot aims to patrol our streets by 2015

California-based Knightscope has designed a 5-foot-tall, 300-pound automaton called the K5 to combat crime and provide for public safety. Oh yeah, and it'll work for just $6.25 an hour.

By 6 December 2013