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This 3D-printed DIY gadget can crack a safe in minutes

The world's top safe-cracking machines cost $10,000 or more, and are typically only sold for military use. These guys built one that's just as good for a fraction of the price.

By October 15, 2014

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Man in selfie on stolen iPhone: It's not what you think

A man whose selfie pose with his girlfriend appeared in the cloud account of a stolen iPhone explains that his aunt bought two phones at a swap meet for $80.

By August 21, 2014

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Burglar wearing electronic tag steals laptop

In what may have been an attempt at seeing hope triumph over intelligence, a serial burglar in the U.K. discovers that electronic tags really do record your movements.

By January 6, 2013

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Man allegedly robs home, forgets to log off Facebook there

It's an odd thing to do -- checking your Facebook profile at home you've allegedly broken into. But that's what a Minnesota man is said to have done.

By June 24, 2014

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Burglar uses iPhone as flashlight, accidentally records the crime

Sometimes iPhones can be a little too useful, as a burglar discovers when he inadvertently creates the evidence of his own guilt.

By October 28, 2012

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Kids post Facebook pics of themselves burglarizing house

Some teens allegedly break into a house, have a party, and then post the evidence on Facebook. Oh, and they tag themselves too.

By October 3, 2012

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LG lights up smart bulb that responds to your phone

The Bluetooth-equipped smart bulb can talk to your mobile device so you can remotely turn it on and off, adjust the brightness, and schedule its activity.

By March 24, 2014

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Police: Burglar nabbed after turning on Steve Jobs' stolen Macs

The person who allegedly burglarized the home of the late Steve Jobs was apparently found when he connected the stolen Apple hardware.

By August 15, 2012

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Nextdoor nabs $60M to bring its network to more neighborhoods

You and your neighbors equal money in the bank for this young but growing company.

By October 29, 2013

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Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare: Tools of the modern burglar?

Most thieves can't get enough social media. A survey of cons says it's practically part of the job description these days.

By April 5, 2012