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Teens break into dispensary and end up stealing oregano instead of weed

These thieves definitely didn't get high, but they probably did end up smelling like Italian seasoning. A group of teens recently stole a van and crashed it into Native Roots, a pot shop in Colorado. They then raided the dispensary's display cases
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Bitcoin Cash evangelist accused of joyriding stolen armored vehicle in Virginia

Of course it was Bitcoin Cash.  The man accused of stealing a military armored vehicle in Virginia on Tuesday and joyriding it 60 miles before being arrested is passionate about more than just living his life a quarter-mile at a time. A quick
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E-scooters aren't getting stolen, the real issue is sidewalk litter

The scooters are everywhere. In front of my South of Market office, all over Golden Gate Park, on the corner of downtown intersections, and sometimes near, or sort of close to, bike racks and street signs. But most often, the electric scooters are
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Hackers exploit casino's smart thermometer to steal database info

Having a whole bunch of smart objects like lights, appliances, and thermometers can make life a little more convenient for businesses, but buying into the internet of things can also make those same businesses more vulnerable to hackers. Nicole
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When your ideas get stolen

A few meditations: Good for you. Isn't it better that your ideas are worth stealing? What would happen if you worked all that time, created that book or that movie or that concept and no one wanted to riff on...      
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Twitter reportedly suspended users that steal memes and force viral tweets

Friday went poorly for a select group of Twitter users that have earned a reputation for their expertise  at gaming the system. The social media company moved to suspend a number of popular accounts with millions of followers between them,
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Bitcoin enthusiasts take innovative approach, steal 600 computers

Mining for cryptocurrency can be an expensive proposition — albeit less so if you just go ahead and steal 600 powerful computers to do it for you.  That is exactly what 11 people are accused of doing in Iceland, after a large number of
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Apparently impressed by their appetite for mornings, company offers thieves a 'job'

Theft is never fun, but thankfully some people see some humour in it. A New Zealand business called Smith Crane & Construction put up a Facebook post on Tuesday to find the people who stole their tools on Saturday morning — so they can
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Google has just made it harder for you to steal photos from Google Images

Google's just made a rather subtle change to its image search — but one that will have big repercussions for copyright. Announced on Thursday on Twitter, the company has removed the "view image" button from image search, which will make it
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Verizon will start locking its phones right when you buy them

The days of buying unlocked phones are over. Verizon is joining other phone carriers in the practice of keeping phones locked for a certain time period after purchase. That means you can't buy a Verizon phone and start using it on a different

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