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robberies

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iPod robbery suspect allegedly friends female victim on Facebook

Police say a Washington man struck a woman and stole her iPod and then had the nerve to offer his Facebook friendship.

By June 2, 2014

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Woz meets DMX -- and they're planning a robbery?

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is strolling through LAX when a TMZ videographer introduces him to the great rapper DMX. Who? Oh, the man with whom Woz was planning a robbery. Allegedly.

By October 30, 2013

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GTA V robbery in London results in three teenagers arrested

Three teenagers have been arrested after allegedly assaulting and robbing a man of his copy of Grand Theft Auto V, on his way home from the midnight launch.

By September 18, 2013

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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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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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Calif. governor signs smartphone 'kill switch' bill into law

Law requires security software to come enabled by default, but other than that, not much will change for most smartphone users.

By August 25, 2014

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Smartphone 'kill-switch' bill headed to California governor

A bill requiring smartphone makers to include antitheft software on devices sold in California is one step away from becoming law.

By August 11, 2014

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Thieves now stealing fewer iPhones, more Samsung phones

Robberies in NY involving Samsung devices increase by 40 percent during the start of 2014, according to a new report.

By June 19, 2014

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Android, Windows Phone to add kill switch to thwart theft

Both Google and Microsoft say that they will add kill switches to the next versions of their mobile software.

By June 19, 2014

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Court rules police need warrant for cell phone location tracking

A federal court of appeals rules that cell phone carriers have no obligation to hand over users' location history without a warrant.

By June 11, 2014