Sea of Thieves companion app now available for Android and iOS

Rare’s action-adventure game Sea of Thieves has just made its debut on Xbox One and PC, so if you’ve already played it and want a little bit more, Microsoft has just released the companion app for the game.

The companion app is basically an interactive world map that will help players navigate the Sea of Thieves. More importantly, the map is frequently updated with markers for what you and your teammates are seeking.

Since things can get messy when everything is shown on the map, Sea of Thieves players will be able to filter what’s displayed by categories. Also, the companion app …


Verizon to lock its handsets for protection from thieves

The nation’s largest carrier, Verizon, has been selling unlocked handsets to its customers. This allows them to switch carriers, and replace one SIM card for another. But starting this Spring, Big Red will be making a big change. Today, Verizon announced that it will soon start locking handsets that it sells to its subscribers, preventing them from changing carriers with a simple SIM switcheroo.

Verizon says that it will make an announcement before putting the new policy in place. The carrier states that it is taking this action to stop criminals from stealing smartphones while they are …

Man sues T-Mobile after thieves steal over $20,000 in cryptocurrency

The recent surge in Bitcoin to nearly $20,000, and the subsequent fall to $7,500 has people thinking for the first time that some of these currencies are really worth money. A man in Washington by the name of Carlos Tapang allegedly had $20,000 worth of OmiseGo tokens and BitConnect coins stolen by hackers. The thieves got into the crypto-wallets that were stored on the handset that he originally used on the T-Mobile network. Mr. Tapang is suing the carrier, seeking a jury trial and accusing T-Mobile of violating the Federal Communications Act, breach of contract, negligence, and breaking Washington’s …

Thieves stole more than 300 iPhone X from San Francisco Apple Store

Thieves stole more than 300 iPhone X units from a UPS truck delivering them to an Apple Store in San Francisco.
Three men wearing hoodies drove a white Dodge and broke inside a UPS truck parked outside the Stonestown San Francisco Apple Store around 11:30am on Thursday, stealing a total of 313 iPhone X worth more than $370,000. The men escaped and have not yet been caught, but the SFPD is on the case.
What’s interesting is that all the iPhones were diligently cataloged, each with a description and a serial number, …

Chinese authorities arrest iPhone data thieves, who made millions selling user data

User data is probably one of the hottest stocks on the market nowadays, as technology continues to penetrate lives and households around the globe. Gadgets that collect different stats and data about their users come in various forms and shapes, but smartphones are perhaps the most common means for collection of sensitive info these days. Knowing how and why people behave is a precious resource across different spectrums of business.

Apparently the business is running hot in China, as authorities in the province of Zhejiang reportedly arrested 22 suspects in May, who apparently stole and …