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Most phone theft victims ready to resort to vigilantism, study shows

With smartphone theft on the rise, a new study finds most people are willing to take matters into their own hands.

By May 7, 2014

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Man maced after asking woman to turn off phone at movies

At a screening of the movie "Mr. Turner" in Hollywood, a phone becomes a flash point.

By November 11, 2014

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Knee Defender inventor: It protects computers and babies

In justifying his device's existence, Ira Goldman tells MSNBC that the device is not being used to "hog space."

By August 28, 2014

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Batgirl gets reboot, Doc Martens in DC Comics series

Finding your Batgirl story a little dark, a little gloomy, a little horribly tragic? Put a bird on it! That's right, we're getting a modern-girl revamp with selfies and fixies.

By July 10, 2014

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Amazon serves up Soderbergh '80s-era original comedy pilot

Amazon Studios rounds out its pilot season, which lets customers vote on which shows get made, with a '80s suburban tennis comedy starring some favorite (maybe) stars of the time.

By July 7, 2014

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Gawker, Reddit's Violentacrez and the internet vigilantes

When it comes to the internet, getting justice can be tricky — but taking matters into your own hands to mete out punishment should never be the answer.

By October 16, 2012

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Central African Republic bans texting during wave of violence

After activists try to organize a general strike through text messages, the country's telecommunications ministry deems SMS a security threat.

By June 4, 2014

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Amazon OKs two pilots for its next round of original series

People will be able to watch and vote on the pilot episodes to determine which series make the cut for a full season.

By April 9, 2014

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Get a year of Backblaze cloud backup for $25

That's half off the regular price for this highly automated service, which works with Windows and Mac PCs and includes laptop location-tracking.

By January 27, 2014

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Batman: Arkham Origins launches today

The latest instalment of the caped crusader gaming franchise launches today, so here's a massive 17-minute gameplay trailer.

By October 24, 2013