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Larceny suspect butt-dials 911

Three suspects are reportedly caught allegedly discussing break-ins when one of them happens to have his cell phone in the wrong position and, police say, butt-dials 911. The dispatchers listen in.

By May 6, 2011


NY mayor blames crime rise on thefts of iPad and iPhone

The New York mayor blames a rise in crime on thefts of Apple devices. I'm talking here!

By December 31, 2012


MacBook owner puts alleged thief's dancing on YouTube

With the help of software, the owner of a stolen MacBook Air is able to get into his computer and see that the alleged thief has taken a picture of himself--and filmed himself dancing.

By March 25, 2011


Rebecca Black: iTunes hit, YouTube whipping girl

One of the most talked about phenomenons online this week is Rebecca Black, a 13-year-old who was dubbed on YouTube as the worst (Auto-Tuned) singer in the world and yet broke into the iTunes Top 100.

By March 19, 2011


Cop-on-cop crime: Headphone edition

A police officer caught another police office stealing headphones in a Brooklyn Best Buy yesterday; is this a sign that headphones are too expensive?

By February 18, 2011


The 404 211: Where Wilson wears a BeenVerified condom all day

Our reservoir of embarrassing stories about Jeff is bottoming out, so we're happy to welcome his old chums from BeenVerified.com to refill the glass. Josh, Ross, and Jay are ushering in a new generation of background checks for employers and job seekers.

By October 22, 2008


Why the RIAA should have won (though the fine was too high)

Record labels should have won case against Minnesota woman who was probably sharing copyrighted music on Kazaa. The problem is the $220,000 penalty.

By October 5, 2007


New and Noteworthy: Steve Jobs in "most-wanted" execs deck; Apple's music business a 'drop in the bucket'; more

New and Noteworthy: Steve Jobs in "most-wanted" execs deck; Apple's music business a 'drop in the bucket'; more

By July 14, 2003