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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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Facebook pics led police to murder suspect, say police

A man wanted by police in connection with murder since 2003 is allegedly spotted by an officer on the Facebook pages of his family members and associates. None of his neighbors say they knew about his past.

By November 16, 2014

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Police put gun safety device to the test

New technology to improve gun safety is in the hands of two law enforcement agencies. As CNET's Sumi Das shows us, a small device inserted into an officer's gun can track if the weapon has been fired or stolen.

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

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This is why people use phones to film police

A routine traffic stop in Iowa turns into a police officer trying to trick the driver into admitting he has pot. His reasoning? The driver must have pot because he's into frisbee golf.

By October 13, 2014

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'Star Trek' began filming 50 years ago

The crew of the Enterprise walked in front of cameras for the first time on 27 November 1964 -- but the legendary TV show nearly didn't make it to the screen.

By November 27, 2014

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Police-boosted parental control app is a privacy mess, says report

So-called Internet safety software ComputerCop, often given to families for free by their local police departments, puts children and personal data at risk, a new report alleges.

By October 1, 2014

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California police can fly drones without a warrant

Gov. Jerry Brown vetoes a bill that would have required law enforcement to obtain a warrant before using surveillance drones.

By September 29, 2014

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Banker allegedly sends police drunk-driving pics, police not amused

A Chinese banker allegedly posts Weibo pictures of himself at the wheel with captions such as "Is ten beers too much?" The police decide it is, indeed, all too much.

By May 28, 2014

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Teen shot gamer dead over PS4, say police

A man advertised his PS4 for sale on Craigslist. Police say he met the potential buyers in a parking lot and when they tried to steal the device, one of them, a 16-year-old girl, opened fire.

By September 17, 2014