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Apple Delays Release Of watchOS 2 Due To Bug

appleevent 2015 35Apple has delayed the release of watchOS 2, which was expected to be available today to owners of the Apple Watch.

“We have discovered a bug in development of watchOS 2 that is taking a bit longer to fix than we expected,” an Apple spokesperson told TechCrunch. “We will not release watchOS 2 today but will shortly.”

Given that watchOS 2 is a high profile release for Apple, a relatively important system must have been affected. That said, it takes some guts to hold a widely publicized release to get it right, so good for them. Apple did not give any indications on release timeline beyond ‘shortly’.


Why swallowing a 6 carat stolen diamond is not a good idea

diamond surgeryThis will not go down in history as one of your big jewel heists. There were no secret tunnels dug into safes or masked men with guns and carefully planned getaways. Maybe, actually, it’s as much a medical story. Laxatives, these days, just aren’t what they used to be.

It all began with a very smiley couple sampling the wares of one of the diamond merchants at the 56th Bangkok Gems and Jewelry Fair, according to the Bangkok Post.

JSA increases reward for female robber

The Jewelers Security Alliance (JSA) has upped the reward they are offering for information leading to the arrest of a female robbery suspect from up to $5,000 to up to $10,000. The female robber is suspected of carrying out 3 robberies in three southeastern states – Georgia, Florida and South Carolina. In each instance the robber was female, armed with a gun, acting alone, wore no disguise and tied up employees. The unusual robberies were covered on Good Morning America earlier this week. Watch The video below.

2 men tell Polish TV they have proof mysterious Nazi gold train exists

nazi goldTwo men told a Polish TV station on Friday they have “irrefutable proof” that they found a Nazi train that is said to be laden with gold.

Identifying themselves as Andreas Richter and Piotr Koper, the men appeared on TVP.INFO. Richter confirmed to The Associated Press he had found the train.

Authorities in the southwestern city of Walbrzych said last month that two men had contacted them through lawyers claiming they had found an armored train that could possibly contain valuables and weapons. The report has sparked a gold rush around the city, where tales have circulated since World War II that the Nazis hid a train fill of gold from the Soviet Army in early 1945.

Dallas Task Force Helps Put Violent Criminals Behind Bars

Tjewelry stolen in texas armed robberieswo Texas men who committed violent jewelry store robberies in the Dallas/Fort Worth area were recently sentenced to lengthy prison terms thanks to an FBI-led task force that helped bring them to justice. The case is a classic example of local and federal law enforcement officers working together to make their communities safer.

For a seven-month period between 2013 and 2014, Michael Demon Jackson and Mark D. Whitfield robbed numerous jewelry stores at gunpoint, in part to feed their heroin habits. Last May, after pleading guilty to the crimes, Jackson was sentenced to 594 months in federal prison, just shy of 50 years. In June, Whitfield received a 309-month prison term.

AGS and Jewelers Mutual take “Sharing the Rough” documentary on a cross-country tour

AGS 1(LAS VEGAS) – The American Gem Society (AGS) has announced a unique collaboration with Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company (JM) in bringing Orin Mazzoni’s new documentary film, “Sharing The Rough,” to the public across the country in a series of exclusive screenings beginning early September 2015. This unique and evocative film documents the never before captured journey of a colored gemstone as it travels from mine to market, while also sensitively exploring the challenges and opportunities of an emerging mining economy in East Africa.

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