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Smartphone 'kill switch' law takes effect in California

Starting July 1, smartphones sold in the state must come with software that lets users lock a stolen phone so it can't be used, making it harder to resell. Crime statistics show the tech is already working.

By July 1, 2015

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Steer clear of low-tech hacks: How to keep your information safe

It doesn't take a coding genius to steal your Social Security number, but you can be smarter than identity thieves.

By July 5, 2015

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Teen shot dead after using app to track lost cell phone

Technically Incorrect: A Canadian teen leaves his phone in a cab. He tracks it down to three men in a car. They allegedly refused to give him the phone back. He is then shot dead.

By June 16, 2015

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Feds wallop AT&T with $25M fine over stolen customer data

AT&T settles with FCC over customer data that was stolen from data centers overseas and used to unlock stolen mobile phones.

By April 8, 2015

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What does Steve Wozniak think of the new 'Steve Jobs' trailer?

A new extended trailer for the upcoming "Steve Jobs" biopic came out Wednesday, and while there are some pieces he says are completely false, Steve Wozniak can't wait to see the movie in theaters.

By July 2, 2015

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Anthem's stolen customer data not encrypted

But under federal law, health insurance companies don't have to encrypt user data.

By February 6, 2015

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Find the IMEI number for a lost or stolen Android device

​Losing your phone is awful, but if you're working with your carrier and law enforcement to recover it, they may need your IMEI number.

By January 23, 2015

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Man returns stolen Android tablet when he can't work it

A British man steals a tablet from a charity store and, eight days later, tries to donate it back because he can't get it to run.

By December 29, 2014

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Woman says she tracked stolen iPhone to Starbucks and got thrown out

A Houston woman says she traced her allegedly stolen iPhone 6, which she'd handed to a teen to call his mom, to a local Starbucks. However, she claims she was barred by her barista.

By December 4, 2014

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Man uses Facebook to find FedEx package allegedly stolen from doorstep

A Texas man's surveillance camera catches someone allegedly taking a sweater for the man's son from the man's doorstep. His Facebook friends help get the package back.

By November 29, 2014