MEGA Hurtz (Swat Bot) – Latest Cutting-Edge Technology in Wireless Robotic Vehicles

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Featured invention at the DaVinci Inventor Showcase

 The Swat Bots are rugged wireless audio/video enabled robotic platforms designed to minimize the exposure of Law Enforcement Personnel to potentially lethal encounters by taking them out of the line of Fire, and out of harm’s way.

 

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Gang Membership Rises as Violent Crimes in the U.S. Drop

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Gangs in the U.S. have grown to about 1 million members.

Gang membership, a traditional trigger for violent crime, is rising even as murder and other violent crime have declined substantially in much of the USA.Across the country, gangs have grown to about 1 million members, according to the federal government’s most recent count in 2009, and law enforcement officials say that number is increasing.

 

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A Security Researcher Develops a $1500 System That Can Intercept Cellphone Calls

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A cell phone base station that tricks cell phones into routing their outbound calls through the device.

A security researcher has put together a $1,500 system that pretends to be a cell phone tower and tricks your cellphone into routing everything through it—even encrypted calls. Here’s how it works.

 

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Violent Crime Rate Down in U.S. for Third Year in a Row

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Violent crime declined for third straight year.

The violent crime rate in the United States went down in 2009 for the third year in a row and the property crime rate fell for the seventh consecutive year, the FBI reported Monday. The decline last year amounted to 5.5% for violent crime compared to 2008 and the rate for property crime was down 4.9%.

 

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Children No More At Risk Online Than Offline, New Study Says

Children No More At Risk Online Than Offline, New Study Says 

Last year, after the social-networking site MySpace found that its members included some 29,000 registered sex offenders, the nation’s top state prosecutors demanded a technological fix, asking that the industry “explore and develop age and identity verification tools for social networking web sites.” But a new study concludes that such technologies are unlikely to thwart anonymous predators and that the threat facing children online is no worse than it is in the real world.

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