In Palo Alto, cellphone theft is taken very seriously. If you think I'm exaggerating, then consider this: Officers from three law enforcement agencies conducted a full-on manhunt—complete with a helicopter search—just because some guy stole a Droid.
Criminals have made it on Broadway thanks to the FBI's newest video billboard, one which displays their stories-tall mugs alongside Diddy, oversized M&Ms, and other Times Square staples.
A Google Wave started by the Seattle Times is being used to track information about the search for a man suspected of killing four police officers. It's the first Google-supported manhunt and finally a decent use for Wave. Update 6.
Have you seen this man? If so, you need to contact the Largo, Florida police department. He calls himself "Plasma Pat," but in reality he is a scam artist stealing money from Walmart patrons.
The EyeClops Night Vision goggles let you see in total darkness using infrared lights, all while giving you that special Terminator look. Two attachments allow visibility 10 or 20 feet ahead—the 10-footers give off no light, the 20s show some small red dots. I tried them on in a pitch black room and saw every poster…