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December 27, 2018 10:28 PM 'Black Mirror: Bandersnatch' movie trailer drops on Netflix, premiere date revealed

On Thursday, Netflix released the trailer for the acclaimed show’s upcoming film, which centers on a young British programmer, played by Fionn Whitehead, who helps design a video game based on a book with a terrifying backstory. The book’s author is a man named Jerome F. Davies. And, as with most "Black Mirror" episodes, things take a wild and warped 101

July 30, 2018 12:56 PM Pretty Scale site blasted for brutally rating looks of 10,000 women a month who Google 'Am I ugly?'

Sadly, around 10,000 women take to Google each month to ask “Am I ugly?” And the top link on the search engine when you ask the question is a “dangerous” site which brutally rates your looks and points out imperfections on the face. Pretty Scale was launched in 2011 and works by analysing photos to provide a number from one to 100 — ugly to beautiful 110

February 3, 2018 2:14 AM Russian Extradited to U.S. to Face Cybercrime Charges Pleads Not Guilty

Justice Department says Pyotr Levashov, arrested in Spain, is one of the world’s most sophisticated hackers A Russian programmer who had been arrested in Spain in a high-profile case that pitted the U.S. against Russia on Friday pleaded not guilty to charges of running a vast network of computers for criminal purposes. Pyotr Levashov, described by the U.S. Justice 59

January 5, 2018 6:49 PM Philly dad uses cheesesteaks to measure son's growth

A Philadelphia father put the city's signature sandwich to use in a whole new way: measuring his baby's size in cheesesteaks. Philly.com reports Thursday that computer programmer Brad Williams used a foolproof system he calls "Cheesesteak for Scale" to measure the growth of his son during the child's first year in 2015. Brad Williams used a foolproof 73

November 29, 2017 11:22 PM What Is Bitcoin? Not What You Think

While bitcoin is a wonderful academic creation, it doesn’t do most of the things that would be expected of a currency It is plausible to believe that bitcoin’s had a faster rise in value than any asset in history. The $11,000 per bitcoin it passed on Wednesday compares with a value of less than half a cent when a Florida programmer paid 10,000 bitcoins 40

November 24, 2017 7:55 PM CBS and Dish Reach Agreement, Ending Thanksgiving Blackout

CBS Sports Network, Pop and the Smithsonian Channel also restored Dish Network Corp. said Friday that it reached a carriage agreement with CBS Corp. and was restoring the programmer’s stations to more than two million subscribers impacted by a three-day blackout that lasted through CBS’s Thanksgiving Day National Football League game. CBS and other local 50

November 8, 2017 4:03 PM Imitating 'Curb,' St. Louis man ticketed for honking at cop

Imitating 'Curb,' St. Louis man ticketed for honking at cop A St. Louis man is feeling pretty ... pretty ... pretty ... pretty miffed over a recent traffic ticket. In an instance of life imitating art — in this case a recent episode of HBO's "Curb Your Enthusiasm" — computer programmer Scott Smith says he was ticketed for honking his horn at a police 61

November 6, 2017 3:11 PM Supreme Court passes on taking John Madden Football case

Pass. That's what the Supreme Court has decided to do with a copyright dispute case stemming from a classic football video game. The court said Monday it won't take up the case involving John Madden Football. A computer programmer behind the original 1988 hit game for the Apple II computer wanted the court to take up his case. Robin Antonick sued video 50

August 1, 2017 2:25 PM Spanish court backs extradition of Russian programmer to US

Spain's National Court has recommended the extradition to the United States of a Russian computer programmer accused by U.S. prosecutors of developing malicious software that stole information from financial institutions and caused losses of $855,000. Stanislav Lisov, 31, was arrested Jan. 13 in the Barcelona Airport while on honeymoon in Europe. Prosecutors 47

May 13, 2017 2:27 AM As Madden Championships unfold, eSports look like an important part of NFL's future

The Madden Championships are taking place this weekend, and that's a bigger deal than you think There is nothing unique and different about the concept of playing football video games. Picking up the sticks and playing some Madden is a time-honored tradition amongst nerds, kids, football fans and anyone who lands in that giant Venn diagram. The biggest 77