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December 7, 2015 3:37 AM Menorahs made of bullet casings launch Hanukkah in Folsom

Several dozen children lined up in Folsom on Sunday to craft menorahs – traditional Jewish candle holders – out of bullet casings to launch the first night of Hanukkah. “See the amazing Bullet-Shell Menorah of Peace made out of remnants of war!” That was the sales pitch made by Rabbi Yossi Grossbaum. Nine bullet casings were glued to wooden menorahs 31

September 30, 2015 9:06 AM ‘The Martian’ Is A Blockbuster For Science, But How Does It Measure Up Cinematically?

The much anticipated big screen adaptation of Andy Weir’s hot-read “The Martian” finally lands in theaters this week. For local boy Matt Damon and director Ridley Scott, it’s a respectable go, but for science and NASA, it’s an unequivocal win. Following the film’s release those chem and bio books on high schoolers’ night stands will get a little sexier 59

September 28, 2015 3:47 PM Man reprograms Amazon Dash buttons to control car AC

PHOENIX, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- A programmer posted a video online showing how he hacked his Amazon Dash buttons to control the temperature in his Tesla. Michael Donnelly posted a video to YouTube showing how he used Amazon Dash buttons, devices designed to order attached products from Amazon with a single button push, to control the air conditioner in his Tesla 22

September 23, 2015 6:34 AM Migrants are disguising themselves as Syrians to enter Europe

VIENNA — Moving among the tens of thousands of Syrian war refugees passing through the train stations of Europe are many who are neither Syrian nor refugees, but hoping to blend into the mass migration and find a back door to the West. There are well-dressed Iranians speaking Farsi who insist they are members of the persecuted Yazidis of Iraq. There 49

June 15, 2015 4:34 AM NFL Hires a Chief Content Officer

Jordan Levin, a Hollywood veteran, will oversee league’s non-game programming As the National Football League continues to expand the number of platforms that carry games and related content, it has named a veteran of traditional television and digital media to oversee its programming efforts. Jordan Levin—who as a television programmer championed popular 25

May 2, 2015 3:23 AM Cleared once before, programmer convicted anew of code theft

A computer programmer who has long fought charges of stealing confidential Goldman Sachs computer code has been found guilty again, after an earlier conviction was overturned. This time, a Manhattan jury convicted Sergey Aleynikov (SUR'-gay uh-LAY'-nih-kawf) on Friday of one of three counts against him. He was acquitted on a second count, and the jury deadlocked 12

May 2, 2015 2:32 AM Goldman programmer found guilty of stealing bank's high-frequency trading code

ReutersSergey Aleynikov waits in Manhattan Criminal Court on August 9, 2012. Ex-Goldman Sachs programmer Sergey Aleynikov was found guilty by a jury on Friday of stealing the bank's high-frequency trading code, The New York Times reports. This is Aleynikov's second conviction, after his first one in federal court on similar charges was overturned. This criminal 12

April 29, 2015 5:31 PM UPDATE 2-Two jurors removed from ex-Goldman programmer's code trial

NEW YORK, April 29 (Reuters) - The criminal case against a former Goldman Sachs computer programmer accused of stealing the investment bank's trading code may end in a mistrial after Wednesday's removal of two jurors whose conflict, including a charge of food poisoning, had marred the deliberations. Justice Daniel Conviser removed the jurors, a man and a woman 75

April 28, 2015 8:10 PM Defense lawyer for ex-Goldman Sachs programmer requests mistrial

NEW YORK, April 28 (Reuters) - The defense attorney for a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc programmer accused of stealing the investment bank's high-frequency trading code has asked a Manhattan judge for a mistrial. The motion Sergey Aleynikov's lawyer came after Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Daniel Conviser said that two of the jurors apparently had a interpersonal 68

April 26, 2015 12:04 PM The kind of hacker your city wants

They sound like a budding Silicon Valley dream team: a designer who studied engineering, a cartographer who worked as an analyst in a big city's office of innovation and technology, and a former Spotify engineer who helped the digital and data teams during President Barack Obama's re-election campaign. Only these 20-somethings aren't building a startup 69