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Proving that Malaysian industrial complexes aren't the only venues where shoddy security can facilitate the theft of thousands of PC components, a pair of crooks in California turned a minor fender bender into a successful heist of some 100,000 microchips on Tuesday afternoon. Police suspect that th

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As if breaking into a home, jacking a mysterious PlayStation console, only to return for the power cord used to hold victims captive with wasn't zany enough, now we've got a Big Ten all-star (and his twin brother) reportedly swiping an Xbox. While nothing's been \"confirmed,\" Wisconsin cornerback Jac

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While this one came oh-so-close to being filed under the ongoing PS3 crime spree chronicles, the inability to pinpoint the PlayStation unit crooks nabbed as one of the highly-coveted \"3\" models forced us to clump this in with the smorgasbord of other (general) utterly dumb criminal acts. While it wo

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While sniffing out ATM info has been used by tricksters criminals for years, a Manchester-based bloke was trafficking private bank information from various cards to illegally purchase goods -- with the help of DAPs, no less. Although your evil twin could manage to reprogram an ATM to disperse 300 pe

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We're not sure what you'd do with as many as 18,000 Nintendo DS  units that you swiped alongside a stockpile of games in a container in Hong Kong, but it looks like nearly any number of black DS Lites and games were stolen in a $2.3 million dollar heist en route to Europe for launch later this

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What we're watching: Bracketology continues to evolve before our eyes, after the stunning falls of Gonzaga and Duke last night, George Mason looks to continue their improbable run against Wichita State, while Florida matches up with Georgetown. Villanova and Uconn also look to crush Cinderella's dre

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I was watching the premiere episode of Heist last night off my DVR, when at about halfway through the show, it switched from the high definition feed to a widescreen feed within a 4x3 box within the regular widescreen area on my 4x3 TV.  Not satisfying at all.  I'd have been more appalled

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What we're watching: It seems to be premiere night tonight, with Heist and The Evidence kicking off on NBC and ABC, respectively. The only thing we like more than terrorist beatdowns is stealing stuff, so Heist seems like a natural pick. The Evidence is also a crime show that attempts to capitalize

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