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NYPD uses GPS-enabled pill bottle to catch alleged drugstore robber

A man robs a drugstore on the Upper East Side in New York. Police quickly track him down because the OxyContin bottle he was given was actually a dummy bottle equipped with GPS.

By May 18, 2014

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NYPD tries to make nice on Twitter, makes a mess

With stunning naivete, the New York Police Department asks twitterers to post pictures of themselves with police officers. Go on, guess what happened.

By April 22, 2014

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NYPD to iPhone owners: Hurry up and download iOS 7

Police in New York hand out fliers explaining to Apple faithful that iOS 7 brings with it Activation Lock, which makes it harder for a thief to turn off the "Find My Phone" feature.

By September 22, 2013

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NYPD creates special team to recover stolen Apple devices

The number of Apple products stolen in the Big Apple prompts city police to dedicate a team of officers for device recovery, according to the New York Post.

By February 22, 2013

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NYPD unveils radiation scanner to catch people with illegal guns

Despite being controversial, the city's police plan to start using machines that can tell from a distance whether someone is carrying a concealed weapon.

By January 23, 2013

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Ferguson, Mo., unrest tests legal right to film police

Reports from Missouri suggest police are demanding that people stop using mobile phones and other cameras to film their activities. Whose side is the law on?

By August 14, 2014

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Apple-approved drug-dealing game tops iTunes chart

Weed Firm is a game for thoughtful people, those who know how to plant, plan, and sell -- and it's rocketed to the top of iTunes.

By May 19, 2014

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Teacher allegedly breaks into student's phone

A UK teacher allegedly takes drastic action to prove that a student is in an "inappropriate relationship."

By May 19, 2014

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Woz to FCC: You're supposed to be on the people's side

In an impassioned defense of Net neutrality, the Apple co-founder muses what it would have been like if Apple had charged by the number of bits used.

By May 18, 2014

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The 404 1,471: Where if this, then that (podcast)

Jill Schlesinger is back on the show to help uncover the Internet magic that is IFTTT, failed NYPD hashtags and discuss Facebook and Apple earnings.

By April 23, 2014