The NYPD Is Using Fake Cellphone Towers To Track People's Phones
The devices allow the interception of data from anyone's cellphone in the vicinity.
Updated: Feb 12, 2016 6:57 AM
Arts & Entertainment
Video: Deranged Juice Jackal Climbs Broadway Stage To Charge Cellphone From Fake Outlet
It's (sub)human nature.
Updated: Jul 7, 2015 4:51 PM
Desperate LES Residents Scramble For A Cellular Lifeline
"People on the Lower East Side don't have water, electricity, or food. They're frustrated."
Updated: Nov 1, 2012 2:43 PM
NYPD: This Fake Cop Is Stealing Kid's Cellphones
Lots of police impersonation in the news today!
Updated: Jul 17, 2012 6:47 PM
Chelsea Subway Stations Now Have Free Wi-Fi
The addition of WiFi will make it even easier to compulsively press buttons on the electronic device that is decimating your attention span and making you a magnet for criminals.
Updated: Jun 25, 2012 4:06 PM
NYPD Denounces Stop & Frisk App Before It's Even Released
Let's just leave the cellphone cameras at home and go back to the days of just taking the NYPD's word for it.
Updated: Jun 6, 2012 12:55 PM
A First Look At The NYCLU's New Stop & Frisk App
"My best case scenario for this app is that it pushes the police to focus on more positive ways to interact with the community."
Updated: Jun 6, 2012 1:32 PM
Arts & Entertainment
Needs More Marimba: Other Plays In Need Of A Good Ringtone
After some brilliant theatergoer decided to go and "correct" Arthur Miller's classic drama Death of a Salesman by adding a little digital oomph to Alex North's original 1949 music we got to thinking...
Updated: Apr 16, 2012 3:24 PM
Rikers New Prison Bitch Is A Cellphone Snitch!
The Department of Corrections has recently picked up a cell-sniffing pup to work the prison's corridors. Can you smell me now?
Updated: Nov 7, 2011 1:32 PM
Escape From The High Line: Teen Suing City For $2.5 Million
A teenager who injured his leg after jumping down to the street from the High Line is suing the city for $2.5 million, claiming that he was locked in the park and had no choice.
Updated: Sep 25, 2011 7:14 PM
Shhhh: Metro-North Expands Quiet Car Pilot To Hudson, Harlem Lines
The program will expand to the Hudson and Harlem lines next month.
Updated: Sep 23, 2011 7:07 PM
Actually, Some Subway Station Cell Service Is Already Active
Why wait till Tuesday? We're hearing reports of cellphone service appearing on the 8th Avenue L platform.
Updated: Sep 23, 2011 12:26 PM
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