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Confessions of a smartphone thief

Almost 2 billion people around the world use smartphones -- typically worth hundreds of dollars a pop on the black market. A former smartphone thief explains their allure to street criminals.

By November 24, 2014

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SF district attorney thinks of smartphone theft differently after leading SFPD

Q&A: CNET met with San Francisco D.A. George Gascon to talk about his push for a smartphone anti-theft bill, which is likely headed to a Thursday vote in California's state senate.

By April 24, 2014

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Top state attorneys scrutinize Target data breach

The retail chain talks with several state attorneys general about its investigation into the massive security breach and confirms it's working with the US Secret Service and the Justice Department.

By December 23, 2013

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Samsung attorney: 'Apple doesn't own beautiful and sexy'

An attorney for the Korean electronics giant says during closing arguments in a damages retrial that Apple's patents are "very narrow."

By November 19, 2013

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Australian attorney-general won't confirm copyright meetings with ISPs

The Australian government's Attorney-General's Department will not confirm whether it is discussing new policies against online copyright infringement with ISPs.

By October 29, 2013

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European Parliament to call for breakup of Google, report says

The Internet giant faces yet another tussle with European officials, who want Google to split off its search business.

By November 21, 2014

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Uber suspends operations in Nevada after injunction

Ride-sharing service ceases operations but vows to return when it finds a legal way to operate in the state.

By November 28, 2014

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Secret US technology said to intercept cellular communications

Fake cell phone signal receivers on airplanes gather cell traffic in a secret government program, a new report reveals.

By November 13, 2014

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'Too Many Cooks' parodies '80s TV, with a sinister twist

Wacky TV sitcoms, crime shows, late-night soaps, Saturday morning cartoons and even space sagas get lampooned by Adult Swim in the ultimate creepy homage.

By November 8, 2014

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Police skirt Tor anonymity software in shutting down illegal websites

US and European police say they closed more than 400 online contraband markets and arrested 17 people -- who thought they were hidden by the popular tool.

By November 7, 2014