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10 hrs ago | via Chicago Tribune
When a government seeks to rein in a political opponent by listening in on his calls, reading his text messages, and spying on his meetings, how do they go about doing so? In the case of the United Arab Emirates and pro-democracy activist Ahmed Mansoor, they sent him a short text message. "New secrets about torture of Emiratis in state prisons," the Aug. 10 and 11 SMS messages to Mansoor read. Comment?
Yesterday | via Yahoo!
In attacking the iPhone of human rights defender Ahmed Mansour, the Emirati government reportedly bought a rare, zero-day, Israeli exploit of Apple's iOS. When a government seeks to rein in a political opponent by listening in on his calls, reading his text messages, and spying on his meetings, how do they go about doing so? In the case of the United Arab Emirates and pro-democracy activist Ahmed Mansoor, they sent him a short text message. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 24 | via Cupertino Courier
Vehicle burglary--Aug. 14, 3:13 p.m. Wolfe Road. A stereo was stolen after an unknown suspect broke the driver's side window of a locked vehicle. Comment?
Thursday Aug 18 | via Cupertino Courier
Commercial burglary--Aug. 8, 6:08 a.m. Stevens Creek Boulevard. An unknown person broke into a business by removing the lock on the front door. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 10 | via Cupertino Courier
July 31, 5:27 p.m. Homestead Road. An unknown suspect shattered the left rear window of a victim's vehicle. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 10 | via The Almaden Resident
Unnamed location, Aug. 3 A 27-year-old woman accused of robbing HSBC Bank in Cupertino at gunpoint on June 3, and numerous banks thereafter in Livermore, Morgan Hill, Walnut Creek, Napa, Manteca, Sunnyvale, San Mateo and Palo Alto, was located and arrested. According to the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Department, the female's undoing was the fingerprint she left behind on a bank pamphlet. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 10 | via Sfist
A manhunt is ongoing Wednesday morning after three men suspected of burglarizing Apple's Cupertino headquarters took police on a chase all the way to San Jose. ABC 7 reports that someone with the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Department spotted the men in the act and immediately gave chase. Comment?
Monday Aug 8 | via Almanac
An East Palo Alto woman who police say took part in at least nine bank robberies over the summer, including one in Palo Alto earlier this month, was arrested on Aug. 3 after investigators traced a finger print from a bank pamphlet back to her. The Santa Clara County Office of the Sheriff announced Monday that Mary Mapa, 27, was arrested at her home on Aug. 3, one day after she allegedly robbed the Star One Credit Union on El Camino Real in south Palo Alto. Comment?
Thursday Aug 4 | via Cupertino Courier
July 24, 7:30 a.m. Phil Lane and Tantau Avenue. An unknown person used black spray paint to vandalize the exterior wall of a storage shed. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 2 | via ABC15.com
A lot of iMessages are going to look notably less threatening soon. Apple announced Monday it is replacing its controversial gun emoji with this - an orange-and-green squirt gun. Comment?
Thursday Jul 28 | via Cupertino Courier
Residential burglary--July 16, 6:36 p.m. Mary Avenue. A bicycle valued at $850 was stolen from a garage via an unlocked side door. Comment?
Jul 21, 2016 | via Cupertino Courier
July 10, 10:45 a.m. Walnut Circle South. A person who was previously admonished by deputies for trespassing on a property returned and was arrested for likelihood of recurrence. Comment?
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