"had logged on to his Facebook account so often that police were able to trace the signal from his Internet key and find his hideout."
His what, sorry? This is slashdot, can we have some pertinent technical details please?
Mobile 3G USB dongle: http://www.broadband-expert.co.uk/dongle/
Ncomputing on Friday announced a chip that could turn devices like TVs or set-top boxes into virtual desktops through which users can run Windows applications
someone got bored and asked "how can we totally through a wrench in this?", and the answer was "I know -- let's bring the misery of windows to the TV!"
And forgot to install the spellchecker.
Hackers are just a migratory lifeform with a tropism for computers.