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Top Stories: September 26-30, 2011

Top Stories: September 26-30, 2011

The rise of crime-sourcing, wearable tech beckons, and a new twist in the mobile battle.

This week on O'Reilly: Marc Goodman revealed how criminals use crowdsourcing, we explored the link between wearable tech and at-a-glance moments, and Alasdair Allan explained why external accessories will be the focus of the next mobile battle.

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From crowdsourcing to crime-sourcing: The rise of distributed criminality

From crowdsourcing to crime-sourcing: The rise of distributed criminality

How criminals are applying crowdsourcing techniques.

Crowdsourcing began as a way to tap the wisdom of crowds for the betterment of business and science. Crime groups have now repurposed the same tools and techniques for their own variation: "crime-sourcing."

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