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These 3D-printed bump keys can pick any lock

These 3D-printed bump keys can pick any lock

| September 3, 2014

Your valuables may not be safe anymore—not even if you keep your key safe. German engineers Jos Weyers and Christian Holler have found a way of making skeleton keys without even seeing the original key. They’ve put a new spin on an old technique: bumping. Traditionally, lockpickers have bumped key blanks in a lock using a […]

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Law enforcement technology: Machines that protect and serve

Law enforcement technology: Machines that protect and serve

| July 31, 2014

Today’s technological advancements are showing no signs of losing momentum as we move deeper into the digital age — and this is especially true in the law enforcement space. Safety enhancements across the U.S. are evolving rapidly, revolutionizing the jobs of police officers and innovating public safety procedures. Some of the technology available today was, at […]

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Phone companies release cute tracking devices for kids

Phone companies release cute tracking devices for kids

| July 15, 2014

Here it is at last: Wearable technology that allows parents to track their young children from afar as they move through their day. LG Electronics and SK Telecom, both of South Korea, and KMS, of Britain, have all developed similar wristband products that act as part cell phone part GPS—though LG’s is arguably the cutest. […]

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Google Glass privacy concerns abound in U.S. and U.K.

Google Glass privacy concerns abound in U.S. and U.K.

| July 9, 2014

You may have read about the U.K. movie theater chain that banned Google Glass. But did you know that an Ohio man was interrogated for hours for wearing his Google Glass to the movies here in the U.S.? As the Columbus Dispatch reported, the 35-year-old individual was questioned in January because of concerns that he intentionally […]

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Google Glass banned from movie theaters

Google Glass banned from movie theaters

| June 19, 2014

Where there’s new technology, there’s always a way to misuse that technology. Case in point: Google Glass could be used to secretly record movies in movie theaters. Therefore, as a precaution against piracy, Drafthouse Cinemas has banned Google Glass from its theaters. With Google Glass in particular, it seems there are many options for those […]

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Skylock is a solar-powered smartlock for bikes

Skylock is a solar-powered smartlock for bikes

| May 29, 2014

Startup Velo Labs has come up with a smartlock that lets you share your bike with friends and family. Skylock connects to your Smartphone, letting your friends unlock the bike through a companion app on their Smartphones. Skylock allows for easy bike sharing Skylock shows you where your bike is on a map on your phone, so it’s […]

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Apple opens doors for an app that tracks covert U.S. drone strikes

Apple opens doors for an app that tracks covert U.S. drone strikes

| March 6, 2014

After repeated rejections coupled with discouraging remarks from tech giant Apple, Metadata+, an app that provides drone strike alerts has finally made its way on the market, becoming the newest entrant in the Apple store. Developed by Josh Begley, an NYU graduate student, the app notifies user of every reported drone strike by the U.S. […]

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