Law enforcement

07.15.15
ICYMI: Pot breathalyzer, VR for pharaoh's tomb and more
07.15.15

ICYMI: Pot breathalyzer, VR for pharaoh's tomb and more

Police officers are likely to get pot breathalyzers soon so no more blazed-up driving; Oculus Rift and motion capture can let you explore ancient Egyptian tombs and NASA scientists are stoked about the Pluto fly-by.

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05.09.15
AZ town hides license plate readers in dozens of fake cacti
05.09.15

AZ town hides license plate readers in dozens of fake cacti

City officials from Paradise Valley, Arizona have reportedly set up an array of license plate read...

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03.17.15
The NYPD is trying a more precise gunshot detection system
03.17.15

The NYPD is trying a more precise gunshot detection system

Zeroing in on the precise source of gunfire is next to impossible in densely packed cities like Ne...

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11.06.14
Police cars that make sure cops don't break the law are coming in 2015
11.06.14

Police cars that make sure cops don't break the law are coming in 2015

According to at least one study, observing police officers on the job leads to a massive decrease...

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09.18.14
Apple's new privacy policy locks out law enforcement, but not completely
09.18.14

Apple's new privacy policy locks out law enforcement, but not completely

Privacy issues have come to forefront of the tech world thanks to recent controversies over how co...

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07.09.14
Uber driver takes passengers on a 10-minute car chase through Washington D.C.
07.09.14

Uber driver takes passengers on a 10-minute car chase through Washington D.C.

We've had enough trips in taxis, buses, shuttles, Ubers and Lyfts to last a lifetime, but none lik...

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06.19.14
"Activation Lock" in iOS 7 responsible for pronounced decrease in iPhone thefts, lawmakers say
06.19.14

"Activation Lock" in iOS 7 responsible for pronounced decrease in iPhone thefts, lawmakers say

The "Activation Lock" feature Apple introduced in iOS 7 is already having a discernible impact on...

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06.11.14
Lasers could be the future of drunk-driving detection
06.11.14

Lasers could be the future of drunk-driving detection

Forget the "walk-and-turn" field sobriety test; researchers have developed a laser that can detect...

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05.13.14
What customer information will Apple provide to the cops?
05.13.14

What customer information will Apple provide to the cops?

At the beginning of May, Apple updated its Legal Process Guidelines for U.S. Law Enforcement. Thes...

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