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

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'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...

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Earth Had Its 2nd-Warmest April on Record

Earth just went through its second-warmest April on record, according to preliminary NASA dataThis comes on the heels of the fourth-warmest March, and continues a streak of more than 29 years of global temperatures above the 20th century average. The trend has been tied to manmade global warming,

RBC Capital Markets:调查显示更多人关心iPhone 6续航问题

从库克的这一番回答中我们可以看到,如果苹果推出大屏iPhone,他们也不会在设备的其他方面做出折中选择。至于电池续航,苹果一直以来的表现证明,他们都在努力提高,至少是保持产品的续航。

Facebook推出全新的移动视频播放器,希望向电视频道靠拢

现在Facebook的用户在移动应用的News Feed上看完朋友发布的视频之后,画面会继续显示出一个推荐视频的列表,鼓励用户继续观看更多的视频。

Python学习笔记(三)——迭代 - JohnTsai

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Ubuntu Turns 10

Scott James Remnant, now Technical Lead on ChromeOS, was a Debian developer before that. That's how he became involved from the beginning (becoming Developer Manager,

十大趋势将彻底颠覆传统数据中心

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In 1998, one of the most powerful El Niño events on record sent Pacific Ocean temperatures soaring to such heights that almost 20% of the world’s coral reefs experienced significant bleaching. Some of the reefs have never fully recovered from that episodeNow, more than 16 years later,

12 thrilling gifts for mid-life crisis moms

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