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Bad Gamble for Charlie

Posted by on Jun 2, 2012 | 0 comments

Bad Gamble for Charlie

Robbing a bank while an off duty police officer was at the drive through window? Definitely not “winning”. Charlie Montalvo, 36, of Hillside, is charged in the robbery of $3,480 from a First Merit Bank branch, 7227 W. Addison St. on Wednesday morning, according to an FBI affidavit. After his arrest, Montalvo admitted to robbing four other banks and trying to rob another one as long...

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Time to Get the Popcorn

Posted by on May 14, 2012 | 0 comments

Time to Get the Popcorn

Remember that old FBI warning before movies that you probably don’t notice anymore because there’s a decent chance you exclusively use streaming services to watch your movies and television shows now? If you watch DVDs and Blu-ray, those warnings are coming back and will be unskippable. These two new warnings will be shown back-to-back and will last for ten seconds each. Sure, when you think...

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Carrier IQ, They’ve Got An Eye On You [Ominous Music]!

Posted by on Dec 26, 2011 | 0 comments

There’s quite a debacle going on in the wireless world right now, or as the Brits like to call it, a “row”. A company that was once thought as the primary go-to in the mobile world for diagnostic software that is on millions of handsets throughout the country, Carrier IQ is being looked at with a microscope by the government, the tech industry, consumers, and the people that wear foil on their...

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