The iPhone's Kill Switch May Actually Be Reducing Theft

Good news, honest law-abiding citizens: Police in NYC, San Francisco, and London all report that after years of rising smartphone thefts, the trend is finally starting to reverse. For the first time, reported iPhone thefts are dropping. See? Those security features do work.Read more...

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Smartphone Theft Is Plumetting in San Francisco and NYC

The number of reported thefts involving smartphones has dropped substantially in some of the biggest cities in America and the UK, according to an announcement by San Francisco, New York and London authorities.Read more...

59% of robberies in San Francisco involve the theft of a smartphone

Thefts involving smartphones are on the rise according to a new FCC study. In 2013, 3.1 million Americans had their smartphones stolen. That was up from 1.6 million thefts in 2012.Read more...

The iPhone's Kill Switch May Actually Be Reducing Theft

Good news, honest law-abiding citizens: Police in NYC, San Francisco, and London all report that after years of rising smartphone thefts, the trend is finally starting to reverse. For the first time, reported iPhone thefts are dropping. See? Those security features do work.Read more...

Apple’s Activation Lock Brings Down iPhone Theft In Major Cities

Apple’s introduction of iOS 7 Activation Lock has actually led to a decrease in iPhone-related theft in New York, London, and San Francisco, according to NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. “The introduction of kill switches has clearly had an effect on the conduct of smartphone thieves,

Google and Microsoft Plan Kill Switches On Smartphones

itwbennett (1594911) writes "Responding to more than a year of pressure, Google and Microsoft will follow Apple in adding an anti-theft "kill switch" to their smartphone operating systems. In New York, iPhone theft was down 19 percent in the first five months of this year. Over the same period,

Good news for Windows Phone users: Microsoft is bringing remote-lock and remote-wipe capabilities to

Good news for Windows Phone users: Microsoft is bringing remote-lock and remote-wipe capabilities to WinPhone in a future software update. When it comes to you depends on your phone manufacturer and carrier, but this stuff is reducing thefts in other phones ,

California imposes "kill switch" law for mobiles: Phone theft expected to decrease dramatically

With cities like London and Manchester hotbeds for gadget theft in the UK, you'd imagine that the "kill switch" will come to our shores sooner rather than later. Read more: http://www.itproportal.

Apple’s Activation Lock Leads To Big Drops In Smartphone Theft Worldwide

The temptation of a smartphone for a thief is dropping, thanks to Apple’s decision to implement a remote kill switch via Find My Phone that can erase and disable a phone once it’s been stolen or gone missing. A new report from Reuters found that iPhone theft dropped by 50 percent in London,

Smartphone 'kill-switch' implementation sees dramatic drop in related thefts

Smartphone theft is an issue that has grown to epic proportions as more and more people purchase them. Such devices are a perfect target for theft: small, valuable and often rigged with very little in the way of security.As such, legislators have long been looking at ways to curb the problem,

San Francisco is Using GPS-Tagged Bikes to Bait Thieves

Bike theft in San Francisco is high and rising, so the city's decided to take a technological approach to catching the culprits: tagging expensive bikes with GPS trackers so it can find out who's stealing them—and then charge them with felony.Read more...

Alien's Ripley Is My Favorite Action Hero Ever

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Time to Flex Those Savings Muscles: Bowflex's Popular Dumbbells Are Back Under $200

The price of these popular Bowflex adjustable dumbbells has been yo-yoing for weeks, but generally speaking, any time they’ve dipped below $200, they’ve sold out fairly quickly. So if you missed out on the last few opportunities, Amazon’s spotting you another chance today.Read more...

Instagram Won't Stop Showing Me the Mother's Day Photos I Don't Want to See

After four and a half years of not speaking to my mom I’ve learned to stay away from social media on Mother’s Day.Read more...

'World’s Hottest Pepper' Will Have You Breathing Fire, But It Won’t Kill You

Not all hot peppers are created equal, and few are as unequal as the Dragon’s Breath chili—a new breed that may soon find itself atop the “world’s hottest” throne. Forged by Wales horticulturalist Mike Smith, the red-orange,

Inside The Russian Bomber That’s Been Flying America’s Coastline

The Russian Tu-95/-142 Bear has been showing up in a lot of places it maybe shouldn’t be over the past month, as the Russian Air Force and Navy continues to probe the air defenses of several nations.

Federal Agents Are Now Using ‘Stingrays’ to Track and Capture Undocumented Immigrants

Controversial cellphone tracking technology is being deployed as a tool in President Donald Trump’s expanding effort to arrest and deport illegal US residents.Read more...

The Venom Movie Has Chosen Its Star/Symbiote Host: Tom Hardy

Variety is reporting that Tom Hardy, who played Bane in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises, will next play another iconic comic book villain, Venom. The frequent Spider-Man villain is getting his own film next year, which will be directed by Ruben Fleischer, who made Zombieland.Read more...

Three Uses For Incognito Mode That Don't Involve Porn

The 'incognito' or 'private' mode offered by all the major browsers is usually associated with shadier Web practices . However, it's more useful than you might realize, even beyond self-use. Here are three totally above-the-belt ways incognito mode can make your life better.Read more...

5 Lost Images Found Hidden Beneath Famous Paintings

This week, scientists discovered something totally new about one of Picasso's most famous works: It was covering up another painting. But this wasn't the first unknown work discovered beneath a famous work over the past few years. Thanks to new tech, dozens of lost works are reappearing. Read more.

Adobe's new Software Development Kit will let developers to access Creative Cloud features from thir

Adobe's new Software Development Kit will let developers to access Creative Cloud features from third-party apps—so you can expect to see PhotoShop power in more than just Adobe software soon.Read more...

Cheap Smartphones Will Be the Real Stars of Mobile World Congress

A tidal wave is about to hit the mobile worldIf it were just Samsung's imminent launch of its flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone, that would already be enough to make a big splash in customers' minds, wash away last year's models and get competitors reeling in its wake.

Teach Kids Frank Lessons About Anatomy With This Inside-Out Anglerfish

If you're not the type to tiptoe around the truth with your kids, Rachel Ciavarella's incredibly-detailed plush anglerfish 'toy' called Morris is the perfect way to give your children a somewhat disturbing crash course in anatomy.Read more...    

Swedes pay for lunch with veins

New technology developed by an engineer at the country’s Lund University is allowing customers in a handful of restaurants and coffee shops to pay using vein scanning technology.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/04/14/swedes-pay-lunch-veins/

Watch 12 Years of a Life Unfold in First Trailer for Richard Linklater's 'Boyhood'

The trick of Dazed and Confused director Richard Linklater's latest coming-of-age movie Boyhood is a real-life coming-of-age, in that his unique project was shot over a 12-year period to capture the actors as they grew up in real time.Linklater cast Ellar Coltrane at age 6,

Altium Designer Release 10入门 - samuelwnb

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传微软将以逾20亿美元收购《Minecraft》开发商

《华尔街日报》本周报道称,微软很可能即将完成对《Minecraft》游戏开发商 Mojang AB 的收购。这笔交易对 Mojang 的估值可能超过 20 亿美元,交易协议最快将于本周达成。  微软和 Mojang 拒绝对此消息置评。《 ... ...

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我目前所学的课程非常以精神分析导向,所以忍不住反驳几句 @清流 老师的答案。总的来说,由于临床操作的经验性和案例的不可复制性,整个临床心理学和心理咨询学科的科学性目前在一定程度上都还受到质疑。

Uber等打车服务在菲律宾合法化 但仍有限制

据外媒报道,5月12日,Uber等共乘服务app得到菲律宾政府的认可。Uber近几年一直被各种问题困扰,但是如今,菲律宾决定将共乘服务完全合法化。菲律宾交通部已对Uber进行重新归类,将其列为“交通网络汽车服务”(TNVS)。

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苹果如何给 Apple Watch 的运动表带塑形?

据技术研究公司 IHS 估计,售价为 49 美元的 Apple Watch 入门款运动表带的成本价仅为 2.05 美元。看到这个成本价很多朋友可能会忍不住吐槽这东西是不是没有什么技术含量!

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