According to the New York Police department, there has been a 4% spike in crime in the Big Apple: 40% of that crime is related to crimes involving an Apple product.
Apple products are also being increasingly targeted in home and business burglaries, police say.
Investigators have also seen a big spike in iPad and iPhone robberies -- the use of force or fear to commit theft. So far this year, victims have reported nearly 1,000 robberies linked to Apple products, the NYPD reports.
|Police Can't Find Assassin Because Victim Had No Internet|
|Music Pirates in Canada|
|“The Revolution Will Be Digitized”|
|My Relentless Pursuit of the Guy Who Robbed Me|
|"On the black market, a full identity profile contained in a single record can bring as much as $500."|
|“You become more difficult for an algorithm to understand, market to, or manipulate.”|
|"The machine had gotten inside the human’s head."|
|"You could be targeted for ads for things you don’t even realize that you like."|
|Smart Solar Panel Window Blinds|
|"Low-cost solar and human-powered vehicle."|
|Princess Leia’s Stolen Death Star Plans|
|"The most automated warehouse of its kind"|
|"How will that impact human evolution going forward?"|
|"Maybe someone liked my stuff."|
|"Contact could mean extraordinary things for humanity if it happens soon."|
|Changing the Oil of Your Car is so Easy, Even a Kid Can Do It|