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Warning: If You Pee on These Walls, They'll Pee Back at You
Far Out Tech

Warning: If You Pee on These Walls, They'll Pee Back at You

Public urination has hit a messy, innovative wall in San Francisco thanks to this wizz-repelling paint.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Tech Entrepreneur Sought in Son's Disappearance Arrested In New York
Crime

Tech Entrepreneur Sought in Son's Disappearance Arrested In New York

Michael Streko was caught after reportedly asking children for drugs. His son was found unharmed.
Ray Hennessey
Tech Entrepreneur Sought in Connection With N.J. Kidnapping Case
Crime

Tech Entrepreneur Sought in Connection With N.J. Kidnapping Case

Michael Streko had launched a Kickstarter campaign to travel the country interviewing entrepreneurs.
Ray Hennessey
5 Tips to Avoid Employee Embezzlement
Theft

5 Tips to Avoid Employee Embezzlement

Don't let your business be sunk by this all-too-common issue that usually stems from trusting too much.
Doug and Polly White
FBI Searching for Mystery Vandal Who Keeps Cutting Internet Cables
Crime

FBI Searching for Mystery Vandal Who Keeps Cutting Internet Cables

Within the last year, there have been more than 10 instances in the San Francisco Bay area.
Facebook Announces New Policies Regarding Names, Nudity and Controversial Content
Regulations

Facebook Announces New Policies Regarding Names, Nudity and Controversial Content

Regulating shares among its 1.4 billion users across the world can be a slippery slope, the social network said.
Geoff Weiss
Mexican Mobster Becomes Business Mentor at LA Event
Mentors

Mexican Mobster Becomes Business Mentor at LA Event

Sometimes the truth really is stranger than fiction.
Fearing Safety, Police Ask Google to Turn Off Officer-Tracking Feature in Waze App
Security

Fearing Safety, Police Ask Google to Turn Off Officer-Tracking Feature in Waze App

Amid roiling tensions with police, officers are urging Google-owned Waze to disable a crowdsourced feature that details their whereabouts.
Geoff Weiss
Australia Probes Bitcoin Crime Links as Currency Craves Legitimacy
Bitcoin news

Australia Probes Bitcoin Crime Links as Currency Craves Legitimacy

A top law enforcement agency is investigating bitcoin's role in organized crime as politicians and financial regulators embrace the digital currency as a legitimate part of modern business.
FBI to Apple, Google: Your New Privacy Policies Are Making People Less Safe
Smartphones

FBI to Apple, Google: Your New Privacy Policies Are Making People Less Safe

In making vast troves of smartphone data only available to each device's owner, the FBI argues, a critical crime-solving tool has been compromised.
Geoff Weiss
Protect Your Privacy With These Strange Anti-Surveillance Frocks and Fashions
Far Out Tech

Protect Your Privacy With These Strange Anti-Surveillance Frocks and Fashions

Big Brother is watching you, but you don't have to take it lying down. Don these stealthy countersurveillance frocks and styles to fool the all-seeing eye.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Deter the Inside Job. 5 Ways to Avert Employee Theft and Fraud.
Crime

Deter the Inside Job. 5 Ways to Avert Employee Theft and Fraud.

Stave off white-collar crime in your workplace with these precautionary measures.
Keith Mueller
Why Your Company Needs an Up-to-Date Marijuana Policy
Marijuana

Why Your Company Needs an Up-to-Date Marijuana Policy

With the landscape rapidly changing for regulation of pot in various states, employers must be sure their guidelines keep pace.
Heather R. Huhman
Can Twitter Be Used to Predict Crime?
Twitter

Can Twitter Be Used to Predict Crime?

A newly published paper says geo-tagged tweets can assist in the prediction of crime.
Wendy Frink