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The British Army’s YouTube and Twitter Accounts Were Hacked

Over the weekend, while many in the United States were pre-gaming today’s Fourth of July holiday celebrationsin the UK, the British Army was scrambling to regain control its Twitter and YouTube accounts that had both been hacked to promote NFTs and other crypto investment scans. According to the BBC, at one point over the weekend, …

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Andor Season 2 to Cover 4 Years in 12 Episodes

screenshot: Lucasfilm Star Wars might have only just got done with one TV seriesbut it’s already on to the next—and Andor might be one of the most intriguing shows in the galaxy far, far away so far, if only for the immense span of time it’s going to cover. Chronology in Star Wars shows (and …

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Someone Got YouTube Playing on a 40-Year-Old Computer

Some of the best hacks don’t solve any real world problems or reinvent the wheel. they’re usually nothing more than an exercise in trying to make something work that is either seemingly impossible or pointless: such as getting YouTube to work on a 40-year-old computer with a hideously outdated display. Although best known for the …

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The Apple Watch Series 8 May Include Fever Detection

photo: Gizmodo Over the course of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, a lot of us finally upgraded from an old-school “where do I stick this?” glass thermometer to an easier to use infrared model for detecting fevers. But those hankering to upgrade their Apple Watch in the Fall could end up with an ever easier fever-detecting …

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Westworld Season 4 Episode 2 Recap: Well Enough Alone

screenshot: HBO Business Westworld even Westworld if it’s not trying to break your brain? It’s a valid question, and I think “no” would be a valid answer. But since the show left the park at the end of season two to explore the dystopia of the real world, the third season felt like everything was …

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RadioShack’s Twitter Wasn’t Hacked, It’s Just a Crypto Shill

photo: Drew Angerer (Getty Images) This week, the Twitter account for RadioShack went from just weird to totally apeshit. In short order, the company’s entire feed became a veritable trove of NSFW material, including musings about vibrators, “big tittes” (misspelling theirs), and tweets trolling celebrities and other corporate accounts. Remarks ranged from “sometimes i just …

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Marvel Announces New Comic by Dan Slott, Mark Bagley

Image: Mark Bagley/Marvel Comics Writer Dan Slott has had a long, sometimes controversial history with Spider-Man. He’s the man behind the story for the Shattered Dimensions video game, along with the architect behind the “Superior Spider-Man” arc where Peter Parker died (technically) and had his body jacked by Doctor Octopus. When he jumped ship over …

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Taron Egerton Hopes He’ll Get to Play Wolverine in the MCU

Image: 20th Century Studios Ever since Fox got themselves snatched up Disney and Kevin Feige made it clear that the mutants would be making their way to the MCU eventually, there’s been no shortage of speculation about who’ll be playing the new batch of X-Men. Moreso than Professor X or Magneto, wolverine is the one …

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Black Tesla Workers Allege Racist Abuse on Factory Floors

Elon Musk’s company is facing at least 10 arguments alleging discrimination at the workplace. photo: Susan Walsh (AP) A group of Blacks Tesla employees have filed suit against the company, claiming that they were subjected to racial discrimination at its factories in California. Tesla business facing at least 10 suits alleging sexual or racial harassment, …

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EU Agrees on MiCa Laws to Reign in Cryptocurrency ‘Wild West’

MiCA was first proposed way back in September 2020 by the European Commission.Image: Christopher Furlong (Getty Images) The European Union is planning to temper the volatility of cryptocurrency with a regulatory framework that would establish consumer protection against crypto scams and forces crypto companies to disclose their environmental impact. Discussions in the European Union have …

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