Theft

03.31.14
Study claims kill switch for stolen cellphones could save $2.5 billion per year
03.31.14

Study claims kill switch for stolen cellphones could save $2.5 billion per year

It's easy to understand the personal benefits of a potential kill switch requirement for cellphone...

By J. Fingas,   03.31.14
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12.25.13
MMO Mechanics: Three fair ways to distribute loot
12.25.13

MMO Mechanics: Three fair ways to distribute loot

I mentioned last week that players throw their precious characters into the MMO meat grinder in the...

By T. Lauro,   12.25.13
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12.03.13
UK carriers agree to cap bills on lost and stolen cellphones
12.03.13

UK carriers agree to cap bills on lost and stolen cellphones

It's bad to rack up steep cellphone bills through your own actions, but it's even worse if a thief...

By J. Fingas,   12.03.13
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11.28.13
US carriers can now block activation of stolen smartphones if they head abroad
11.28.13

US carriers can now block activation of stolen smartphones if they head abroad

US wireless industry group CTIA has announced that a stolen phone database launched last year by T...

By S. Dent,   11.28.13
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10.20.13
EVE Evolved: The Siphon Unit in Rubicon
10.20.13

EVE Evolved: The Siphon Unit in Rubicon

EVE Online will soon let players steal valuable resources from each other, and not everyone is happ...

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10.06.13
EVE Evolved: Deployables in Rubicon
10.06.13

EVE Evolved: Deployables in Rubicon

Last week I looked at EVE Online's upcoming Rubicon expansion, which aims to kick off CCP's long-te...

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09.29.13
EVE Evolved: Everything we know about Rubicon
09.29.13

EVE Evolved: Everything we know about Rubicon

Back in April, EVE Online Senior Producer Andie Nordgren delivered an incredible long-term vision f...

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09.20.13
iOS 7: Activation Lock secures your device in case of theft (Updated)
09.20.13

iOS 7: Activation Lock secures your device in case of theft (Updated)

Find My iPhone in iOS 6 was great for locating your lost or stolen phone and for locking down your...

By K. Hodgkins,   09.20.13
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