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Thieves steal 86 iPhones from Apple Stores by dressing like a Genius

But that didn’t stop a trio of thieves from stealing a total of 86 iPhones from under the noses of store staff.This wasn’t a single theft, and the trio consisting of one woman and two men was well organized.

Yahoo confirms massive attack hit 500 million users, blames state-sponsored hackers

Yahoo confirms massive attack hit 500 million users, blames state-sponsored hackers The company has now revealed that it had 500 million accounts stolen (previous reports pegged the number at 200 million) and that state actors may have been responsible.Motherboard first took note of a sale of 200 million accounts in August, and the low price of $2,000 seems to imply that the information may be incorrect.

World War II warships, submarines are being stolen off the ocean floor

World War II warships, submarines are being stolen off the ocean floor The battle was a massive defeat for the Allied fleet, which contained ships from the Australian, Dutch, UK, and American navies.Over the course of the engagement, two Allied light cruisers and three destroyers were sunk, while one of the heavy cruisers was badly damaged.

Two of Razer's triple-screen laptop prototypes stolen from CES

Two of Razer's triple-screen laptop prototypes stolen from CES Everyone who saw the hardware seemed to think it was neat, including the thief who made off with two of the prototypes.It’s much larger than Razer’s other laptops, but the two side displays pop out on an automated hinge system.

Someone is trying to sell the stolen Razer triple-screen laptop prototypes

Someone is trying to sell the stolen Razer triple-screen laptop prototypes Last week at CES, Razer unveiled its most recent prototype, a three-screen laptop.What was unusual was that someone walked off with both laptop prototypes at some point towards the end of the show.

Someone Is Trying to Sell That Stolen Three-Screen Razer Laptop

Someone Is Trying to Sell That Stolen Three-Screen Razer Laptop Just a few days ago, Razer’s awesome Project Valerie laptop — the one with three 4K displays — was stolen.It turns out that the thief (or thieves) didn’t just nab one Project Valerie prototype.

Nobel Prize stolen from social activist Kailash Satyarthi's house

Nobel Prize stolen from social activist Kailash Satyarthi's house In an unfortunate turn of events, Indian Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi's house in Delhi was burgled and his coveted Nobel Prize citation stolen.Back in 2004, India's first (also Asia's first) Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore's prized citation was stolen from a museum in his famed abode of Shantiniketan, 102 miles from Kolkata.

Someone stole $100,000 worth of blueberries and we need answers

Someone stole $100,000 worth of blueberries and we need answers Hey, whoever stole a sh*t ton of blueberries from a truck in Canada.The Hamilton Police Service is currently investigating a burglary in which $100,000 worth of blueberries (and some other fruits) were stolen out of a commercial refrigeration truck in Hamilton, Ontario, on Feb.

If they want it, they’ll take it: Tech isn’t winning its fight against car thieves

If they want it, they’ll take it: Tech isn’t winning its fight against car thieves After years of decline, car theft is up in the United States despite automaker security technology advances.The NICB 2015 Hot Spots Vehicle Theft Report shows the metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) with the highest vehicle theft rates.

Internet sleuth tracks down stolen trailer in less than 15 minutes with Facebook post

Internet sleuth tracks down stolen trailer in less than 15 minutes with Facebook post When Mike Schmidt got to his business on Tuesday, he realized his trailer was missing.Like a modern-day Sherlock Holmes, he sprung into action, setting in motion an epic investigation that would last almost 15 minutes.

Criminal Gangs Are Stealing Beehives Now

Criminal Gangs Are Stealing Beehives Now As if it wasn’t bad enough that they’re not being killed off by horrible diseases or neonicotinoids, now criminal gangs are stealing their homes/workplaces.Over in New Zealand, beehive thefts have become a very real problem.

Modders are recreating ‘Red Dead Redemption’ inside ‘Grand Theft Auto V’

Modders are recreating ‘Red Dead Redemption’ inside ‘Grand Theft Auto V’ Gamers are hungry for more Red Dead Redemption, as evidenced by the enormous response to last year’s announcement that a sequel was in development.As fans anticipate the follow-up’s debut this fall, a group of dedicated players has set about recreating its predecessor’s map within Grand Theft Auto V.

Researchers use ‘Grand Theft Auto V’ to perfect driverless car systems

Researchers use ‘Grand Theft Auto V’ to perfect driverless car systems Before this technology is implemented on a large scale, our computer-controller chauffeurs are going to need some training — and believe it or not, Grand Theft Auto V is helping with their tuition.Last year, the Darmstadt University of Technology in Germany and Intel Labs collaborated on a method of pulling visual information from Grand Theft Auto V, according to a report from Bloomberg.

‘Tiny Racers’ brings Grand Theft Auto back to its roots with top-down racing

‘Tiny Racers’ brings Grand Theft Auto back to its roots with top-down racing Hearkening back to the racing games of the past, Rockstar is set to introduce a brand new way to race in GTA: Online with Tiny Racers.It takes the classic stunt race gameplay and gives players a top-down perspective, making for some classic racing gameplay with all of the beauty and physics fun of Grand Theft Auto V.

Worried about image theft? Exif adds smart, invisible watermarks

Worried about image theft? Exif adds smart, invisible watermarks Stealing an image online is often as simple as a copy/paste or taking a screenshot, but a new service is aiming to curb image theft while giving credit where credit is due.An image uploaded to Exif is translated into HTML code.