Crime and Criminals

Video doorbell firm Ring says its devices slash crime-but the evidence looks flimsy

18 minutes ago   |   Technology Review

The Amazon-owned security company says neighborhoods that use its products are safer, but the studies are unclear at best
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Facebook launches “Hunt For False News” debunk blog as fakery drops 50%

Facebook launches “Hunt For False News” debunk blog as fakery drops 50%

1 hour ago   |   TechCrunch

Facebook hopes detailing concrete examples of fake news it's caught - or missed - could improve news literacy or at least prove it's attacking the misinformation problem. Today...
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'All Americans should recoil from the president's praise for a violent assault': White House Correspondents' Association condemns Trump's praise of lawmaker who body-slammed journalist

'All Americans should recoil from the president's praise for a violent assault': White House Correspondents' Association condemns Trump's praise of lawmaker who body-slammed journalist

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

The White House Correspondents' Association accused President Donald Trump in a statement of "cheerleading for a violent act targeting a free and independent news media." On...
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J.K. Rowling Says The Other FANTASTIC BEASTS Film Will Be Set Outside Europe and North America

J.K. Rowling Says The Other FANTASTIC BEASTS Film Will Be Set Outside Europe and North America

1 hour ago   |   GeekTyrant

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them took audiences to 1920s New York City, and this fall's Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald will take us to Paris for the first...
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Analysts track cryptocurrency scammer who stole from 10K Dogecoin fans

Analysts track cryptocurrency scammer who stole from 10K Dogecoin fans

3 hours ago   |   The Next Web

An online scammer is targeting the popular cryptocurrency, Dogecoin. To date, more than 10,000 individuals have been hit by the operation, with overall losses amounting to some...
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New Trailer For Park Chan-wook's Spy Thriller Series THE LITTLE DRUMMER GIRL

4 hours ago   |   GeekTyrant

AMC and BBC has released a new trailer for the fantastic looking spy thriller series called The Little Drummer Girl. The show comes from the twisted mind of Park Chan-wook and...
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Knife crime and homicide figures reveal the violence of austerity

4 hours ago   |   Phys.org

The latest crime figures from the Office for National Statistics offer a grim outlook on the state of criminal justice in England and Wales. Almost as if to head off criticism...
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Prince William shows conservation still has a problem with 'white saviours'

5 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Prince William recently spoke at one of the largest illegal wildlife summits ever held in London. He said, "Poaching is an economic crime against ordinary people and their...
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Uncover Roblox's Halloween recreation of Hogwarts at your own peril

Uncover Roblox's Halloween recreation of Hogwarts at your own peril

7 hours ago   |   Pocket Gamer

The previous occupants have long since abandoned the Sinister Swamp, a treacherous amusement park. You approach cautiously, doubting yourself with every step. Despite all the...
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Verizon Pixel 3 phones must be activated on Verizon before they can be used on another carrier

Verizon Pixel 3 phones must be activated on Verizon before they can be used on another carrier

15 hours ago   |   PhoneDog   |   4 articles

While Google's previous Pixel phones have been sold through Verizon , they've been sold unlocked, meaning you could pop another carrier's SIM card and use your new phone on...
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Facebook hires former UK deputy prime minister Nick Clegg to run global affairs

Facebook hires former UK deputy prime minister Nick Clegg to run global affairs

As the threat of data privacy regulation looms across the world, Facebook has hired former UK deputy prime minister Nick Clegg as its global affairs and communications team... Read more ...

Some Pixel 3 users are reporting that photos are disappearing off their...

Some Pixel 3 users are reporting that photos are disappearing off their phones - and it may be an issue with other Pixel phones, too

Some Pixel 3 users are reporting that their phones aren't saving photos after taking them The issue has occurred on the original Pixel and Pixel 2 XL phones, too. There's no... Read more ...

Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 Review - Blackout, Multiplayer, Zombies

Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 Review - Blackout, Multiplayer, Zombies

As a continuation of the Black Ops subseries, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 both benefits from and is limited by its past. All three of its major modes-multiplayer, Zombies, and... Read more ...

EU watchdog waves through Microsoft's GitHub takeover

EU watchdog waves through Microsoft's GitHub takeover

EC says merged entity will 'continue to face significant competition' Read more ...

What to expect from Apple's October 30 event: New iPad Pro, Apple Pencil 2...

What to expect from Apple's October 30 event: New iPad Pro, Apple Pencil 2, new Macs

It's hard to remain unphased with Apple's traditinioally unpredictable event announcements.Merely a month or so after the big September event that gave us three new iPhones and... Read more ...

Fortnite Guide: Where To Dance On Clock Tower, Pink Tree, Porcelain Throne...

Fortnite Guide: Where To Dance On Clock Tower, Pink Tree, Porcelain Throne Location

One of Fortnite 's challenges for Season 6, Week 4 involves getting your dance on while being on top of a Clock Tower. By doing this you'll earn yourself some experience but... Read more ...

IPad Pro 2018: what to expect from the most disruptive iPad yet

IPad Pro 2018: what to expect from the most disruptive iPad yet

Apple has confirmed it. Well, not the new iPad Pros yet but an event that will be held on October 30. While the slogan is as open-ended as it can be, there will be groans and... Read more ...

New Khorne Champion on Dragon Available to Order from Forge World

New Khorne Champion on Dragon Available to Order from Forge World

*goes flipping through websites, looking for posts* *comes across the new Forge World pre-release* *blink* Umm... excuse me a minute. *gets up, walks out of the room, and... Read more ...

Google app fees for Europe could add $40 to each Android

Google app fees for Europe could add $40 to each Android

Google's shift to charging Android device-makers in Europe fees to include the Google Play store could add as much as $40 to the cost of each smartphone, leaked documents... Read more ...

Fallout 76 B.E.T.A now available to preload on Xbox One

Fallout 76 B.E.T.A now available to preload on Xbox One

It's time to break in the wasteland. As Fallout 76 prepares to kick off its first beta test session next week, those planning to participate on Xbox One can now get a jump on... Read more ...