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Technology 13 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Homeless paid to be beaten on video

b>ST PETERSBURG (Florida)/b>: A video company paid homeless men US$50 (RM160) to be filmed while scantily clad women punched, kicked and whipped them, according to a lawsuit filed in a Florida court.

TECH 13 May 2018 | 10:00 PM

Homeless? This startup has an app for that

Chris Sun was trying to persuade homeless people to accept free money, which, in this case, was harder than it seemed.

TECH 02 Jan 2015 | 2:04 PM

Human faeces map finds San Francisco's homeless

Jennifer Wong has found a way to track the homeless and determine where help is needed: mapping where people defecate on the streets of San Francisco.

TECH 05 Dec 2014 | 12:16 PM

Silicon Valley clears out homeless ‘Jungle’ camp

Authorities have begun dismantling a notorious homeless camp known as “The Jungle” in the heart of California’s affluent Silicon Valley, where skyrocketing rents have forced hundreds onto the streets.

TECH 25 Nov 2014 | 1:47 PM

Internet access among services approved for Seattle homeless camps

The Seattle City Council has voted to approve a new city budget that includes money that could be used to provide Internet access at some of the city's dozens of homeless encampments.

TECH 12 Dec 2014 | 10:38 AM

Google to donate US$2mil to San Francisco homeless groups

Google Inc, which has been criticised for exacerbating income inequality in San Francisco, said it will donate US$2mil (RM6.98mil) to help the city’s large homeless population.

TECH 14 Aug 2015 | 4:52 PM

NY police union ‘shames’ homeless with online photos

A police union has been accused of shaming New York’s poorest and most vulnerable by commissioning and sharing online photographs of the city’s homeless, sparking a furious backlash.

TECH 18 Apr 2017 | 12:00 AM

Online ads target Britain’s homeless youths with offer of shelter for sex: charity

A rise in online adverts offering accommodation in Britain rent-free in exchange for sex has fuelled fears among charities over the safety of young, homeless people who could fall prey to sexual abuse.

TECH 06 Aug 2018 | 1:30 AM

He hugged Tim Cook, bought the iPhone X, then was homeless by the roadside, asking for a job

David Casarez came west to Silicon Valley with his life in a van and startup dreams in his eyes. Within months, the web developer and would-be entrepreneur was hugging Apple CEO Tim Cook and interviewing at the legendary tech firm.