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Anonymous hacks Ferguson, Mo., police site for dispatch tapes

The hacking collective publishes hours of alleged police dispatch tapes on Twitter and YouTube from the day unarmed teenager Michael Brown was shot to death by police in a St. Louis suburb.

By August 13, 2014

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Man sues police for turning off dashcam during arrest

Technically Incorrect: In St. Louis, the use of cameras offers another controversy. A man claims police tried to cover up alleged rough treatment as they arrested him.

By February 18, 2015

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Squish a zombie from a safe distance with Skull Tongs

A bizarre DIY contraption designed to take out zombies with skull-crushing power gets a test run on a zombie head.

By January 26, 2015

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Net neutrality takes new twist as Congress appears ready to step in

While Net neutrality rule-making by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler sputters and spins, some folks on Capitol Hill are reportedly poised to provide much-needed relief.

By January 7, 2015

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Two-phone standoff after cop stops man for 'walking with hands in pockets'

In Michigan, a police officer stops a man who apparently was doing nothing wrong. They both pull out their mobile phones and film each other.

By December 1, 2014

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Can these gun sensors keep cops safer?

Technology from startup Yardarm can tell 911 emergency responders if a police officer's gun has been fired. But Yardarm doesn't call it a "smart gun" -- that would court controversy.

By November 8, 2014

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Get an iSmartAlarm home security system for $124.99

That's $75 off list and the lowest price around by at least $50. Plus: a killer tablet bonus deal!

By October 20, 2014

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How Ferguson brought live streams into the mainstream

Citizen footage widened the lens of civil unrest in Ferguson, Mo., and it brought live-streaming to popular attention in the US unlike any confrontation has before.

By August 26, 2014

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Uber opens API to spur new missions for its drivers

Early users of the software tool include Hyatt Hotels & Resorts, which has integrated Uber's car service into its reservation screen.

By August 20, 2014

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Hack of hospital chain leads to theft of up to 4.5M users' data

Community Health Systems is targeted in a massive cyberattack leading to stolen Social Security numbers and patient names and addresses. It's believed the attack originated in China.

By August 18, 2014