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July 29 2017

Review: The Dark Net by Benjamin Percy

Set in present-day Portland, The Dark Net by Benjamin Percy is a cracked-mirror version of the digital nightmare we already live in, a timely and wildly imaginative techno-thriller about the...
December 16 2015

The ZINNG: Christ, Crime, and Cash

Aryan Art? A bizarre lawsuit has been filed against the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan. The New York Post reports that 33-year-old Justin Renel Joseph is suing The Met for their “offensive...
November 24 2015

The ZINNG: “You Like Me! You Really Like Me!”

No Sex in the Reading Room – Sometimes, there are no words available to describe the passion and intimacy of a sexual encounter. And in literature, some authors might want to remember that...
July 8 2015

Fresh Meat: Sympathy for the Devil by Terrence McCauley

Sympathy For The Devil by Terrence McCauley is a modern espionage thriller featuring a long-hidden, international intelligence network turning against itself and to terrorism (available July 14, 2015). Fans...
July 6 2015

Fresh Meat: Signal by Patrick Lee

Signal by Patrick Lee is the 2nd fast-paced thriller in the Sam Dryden series that features high-concept technology able to peek ten hours into the future (available July 7, 2015). If Energizer...
May 22 2015

Cremains of the Day: A Digital Version of a Deceased Self

In the future, mourners may interact with beloved deceased through virtual reality. Project Elysium is the brainchild of game designers from Australia, and proposes to use a headset like Oculus...
February 23 2015

Fresh Meat: The Doomsday Equation by Matt Richtel

The Doomsday Equation by Matt Richtel is a modern techno-thriller where one man has only three days to prevent the outbreak of World War III (available February 24, 2015). Jeremy Stillwater is smarter...
January 30 2015

Automatic Crime Sonnet Robot, Activate!

If modern robots can write your letters, why not poetry, and what richer fodder for auto-verse than CrimeHQ's tweets could there be? Submitting our thread to the genius of Poetweet (meaning...
January 20 2015

Now Win This!: 3x3 Sweepstakes

The best things in life come in threes, and this sweepstakes proves it with a contemporary high-tech Swedish trilogy, three of the Clifton Chronicles, set in the U.K. in the aftermath of WWI, and...
January 16 2015

Affordable and Thoughtful: The 21st Century Robot Forger

Robot forgery's been around for centuries now, really. Autopen machines to recreate signatures have existed since Thomas Jefferson began using one in 1804. This graceful robotic mannequin used to...
December 30 2014

But First, Let Me Take a Shelfie

Don't you hate it when you find yourself with some unexpected free time, but the book you're in the middle of is inconveniently back at home, thus leaving you to try and match like-colored...
December 23 2014

Have You Ever Been Blocked: Black Mirror’s: “White Christmas”

Have you ever wished it possible to block someone in real life, just like you can on Twitter? You're not the only one. Charlie Booker's notoriously chilling and unsettling Black Mirror...
December 13 2014

Number 7 of the Scams of Christmas: Santa’s Spyware

A few years ago, online security firm McAfee began compiling their 12 holiday cyberscams, including “not-so-merry-mobile apps.” Call these little collections of computer code apps and...
December 8 2014

Number 12 of the Scams of Christmas: Soggy Security

Criminal Element's counting down 12 scams of Christmas, beginning with an issue that can open every electronic device to hackers: soggy security. 'Tis the season for good little hackers...
June 24 2014

Prized, But Not Necessarily Prizes: The Strange Plight of the Hot and Busted

A tumblr specializing only in mugshots of hotties? Why yes, of course there is: Hot & Busted brings you all the miscreant man-candy (and, um, other specimens) you can feast upon with your eyes....
June 19 2014

The Dirty, Criminal Past of Grand Central Terminal

“Meet me by the clock.” For generations of New Yorkers that’s been a not-so-secret code leading to a rendezvous point in one of the most highly traveled buildings in the City,...
May 27 2014

Have My Drone Walk the Dog

Obviously, it's a wonderfully-tempered dog, obviously, not everyone has a drone... but enough with the caveats and concerns about pooper-scooping, because finally, thanks to Jeff Myers, something...
May 16 2014

Strategic Bathroom Breaks: The Wonder of RunPee

Whenever I go to the movies, I always run into the same catch 22. I know I'll be thirsty during the film, but I also know that if I buy a drink, I'll have to pee, and that leaves me with two...
May 1 2014

Fresh Meat: Border War by Lou Dobbs and James O. Born

Border War by Lou Dobbs and James O. Born is the suspenseful thriller about the struggles of FBI Special Agent Tom Erikson after a questionable shootout on the Mexican border leads to his reassignment...
May 1 2014

Fresh Meat: Blonde Ops by Charlotte Bennardo and Natalie Zaman

Blonde Ops by Charlotte Bennardo and Natalie Zaman is a Young Adult, tech-savvy romp through Rome where Bec must juggle her job at a fashion magazine, a potential threat to the First Lady, and of course,...
April 29 2014

Fresh Meat: XOM-B by Jeremy Robinson

XOM-B by Jeremy Robinson is a futuristic paranormal thriller about a unique young man with high-tech characteristics, who will find himself pursued by the world-enslaving Masters as well as masses of...
February 25 2014

World Cup 2014 to be Policed by Robots

The 2014 World Cup is set to kick off on Thursday, June 12th in Brazil, and fans who are journeying to the tournament might not be prepared for what they will see: PackBots. The Brazilian government...
February 11 2014

Bloody Valentine: Robocop Trailer

Yesterday, we talked about the Robocops deployed in traffic intersections in the Congo. Today, we're talking about the Robocop reboot that will be hitting theaters tomorrow—just in time...
February 10 2014

Real-Life Robocop Deployed Against... Jaywalkers?

In Kinchasa, Congo's capitol, engineers have created giant robot cops to help control traffic in the city's busiest intersections. After the Silicon Valley robo-watchers and the...
January 23 2014

Fresh Meat: Tiger Shrimp Tango by Tim Dorsey

Tiger Shrimp Tango by Tim Dorsey is the 17th book in his off-beat, humorous Serge Storms thriller series (available January 28, 2014). Tim Dorsey is back with Tiger Shrimp Tango, another delightfully...
January 23 2014

Law & Order for Techies: Computers on Law & Order

Are you a super fan of Law & Order? All 456 episodes and 20 years of it? Well one super fan took his obsession to new—and more academic—heights. Jeff Thompson's project started out...
December 31 2013

Selfie Incrimination for Dummies

When “selfie” was named the Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year for 2013, did the committee consider the selfie’s ramifications for the world’s dumbest criminals? ’Cause...
December 30 2013

At Least Half of a Top Internet Hoax of 2013

Thumbelina was a lovely cat from Ottawa, Canada, until this happened. Some said it was a quirk of Google Streetview; others identified her as a new species of “bipedal half-cat.” The Daily...
December 18 2013

Low-Rent Robot Police On the Sniff in Silicon Valley

Via the International Business Times: Silicon Valley startup Knightscope has created robots that can replace policemen - and cost just $6.25 (£3.80) an hour to rent. The robots,...
November 27 2013

Morbid Technoloy: Has Someone Died in Your House?

Using a valid U.S. address (and for a small fee), Died in House instantly searches millions of records to determine if a death has occurred at that location, and if so, will try to retrieve who, when,...