Chinese police foil drone-flying phone smugglers at Hong Kong border

Dozens of high-tech phone smugglers have been apprehended by Chinese police, who twigged to the scheme to send refurbished iPhones into the country from Hong Kong via drone — but...

Rogue drones targeted by new ‘specialist squad’ in the U.K.

A new "specialist squad" has been set up in the U.K. to target criminals trying to fly contraband into the nation's prisons. The problem is a growing one, prompting a...

Facebook issues statement after murder suspect shares video of shooting in Cleveland

Facebook has issued a statement after a video showing a fatal shooting was uploaded onto the social media network by the alleged murderer. Cleveland Police...

Here’s what you shouldn’t do when your wireless carrier gets under your skin

Have you ever experienced in-store customer service so poor that you’ve felt like parking your car inside the premises as a way of expressing your dissatisfaction? Florida resident Shinobia Montoria Wright appeared to do...

From drones to body cams, tech is changing the fight against crime

Technology is opening the door for cameras on every corner and even eyes in the sky, but the fundamental tension between privacy and security is not going way. The post From...

A wannabe weatherman allegedly started a wildfire to boost Facebook views

A wannabe weatherman in Kentucky is alleged to have started a wildfire so he could report on it, apparently in the hope of driving more traffic to his Facebook page....

One of the ‘Celebgate’ hackers has just been sent to prison for 18 months

A hacker from Pennsylvania has been handed an 18-month jail term for his part in the 2014 s0-called “Celebgate” scandal. Ryan Collins had pleaded guilty to the federal hacking charge earlier...

The man who went into ‘a state of monstrous anger’ in an Apple Store...

A few weeks ago a man walked into an Apple Store in Dijon, France, and began systematically smashing the screens of all of the iPhones using a steel ball. This...

Researchers sabotage 3D printer files to destroy a drone

Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), the University of South Alabama, and Singapore University of Technology and Design have successfully injected malicious code...

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Foxconn approaches chipmaker SK Hynix for joint Toshiba bid: Nikkei

Taiwan's Foxconn (2317.TW), the world's largest contract electronics maker, has approached South Korean chip maker SK Hynix Inc (000660.KS) to explore a joint...