Ian Galbraith

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We underestimate the threat of facial recognition technology at our peril | Cynthia Wong

Information could be abused by government officials, police officers, or even private companies<p>On Friday, the identity matching services bill will be discussed at a hearing by the parliamentary intelligence and security committee. It has serious implications for human rights.<p>Should the government …

Surveillance

Star Wars: Episode IX Knights of Ren filming leak may explain their absence

<b>Filming for Star Wars: Episode IX is underway and a new leak has suggested a scene involving the Knights of Ren is about to take place and it may</b> …

Star Wars

Add 4 Wi-Fi smart plugs to your home for $19.39

A few weeks back I invited you to try a Wi-Fi smart plug for just $9. The bad news: They sold out quickly. The good news: Now you can get a four-pack for under $20. It's a different brand, but pretty much the same basic product.<p>That product is this: The <b>Lightstory Smart Plug four-pack for $19.39</b> …

Wi-Fi

29 surprising Avengers: Infinity War facts from the DVD/Blu-ray commentary

Even if you've seen Avengers: Infinity War a million times (or just seven), there are still things to learn. We watched the voiceover commentary with directors Joe Russo and Anthony Russo and screenwriters Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, and we learned that not all is as it seemed in the …

Marvel Universe

This $20 Car Charger is so Much More Than Just a Car Charger

Everyone loves a good multifunction tech accessory, and <i>Boy Genius Report</i> has found an awesome car charger that prevents you from getting lost and …

Genius

Avengers: Infinity War Deleted Scene Shows Key Guardians Of The Galaxy Moment

<i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> is a truly great movie--that's something that is hard to dispute. However, it's also a long movie. With a run time of nearly three hours, it turns out quite a bit of footage had to be trimmed from the final cut.<p>Unfortunately, one of the scenes that got pulled out of the film …

Marvel Universe

Marvel Wants James Gunn Back and Is Trying to Persuade Disney to Rehire Him on ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ — Report

Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, and the cast of the "Guardians" franchise have all voices their support for Gunn to be reinstated as director for the next …

Marvel Universe

Exclusive: CNN obtains secret Trump-Cohen tape

<b>(CNN) —</b> Presidential candidate Donald Trump is heard on tape discussing with his attorney Michael Cohen how they would buy the rights to a Playboy model's story about an alleged affair Trump had with her years earlier, according to the audio recording of the conversation aired exclusively on CNN's …

Donald Trump

Heroes & Villains Launches Star Wars Themed Apparel and Accessories Collection

<b>Heroes & Villains Launches Star Wars Themed Apparel and Accessories Collection</b><p>Posted by Steve on July 17, 2018 at 03:10 PM CST<p>Just in time for San …

This 'Infinity War' Meme Sums Up the Trump-Putin Summit Weirdly Well

Thanos is Russian President Vladimir Putin in this scenario, and don’t worry, the Avengers just had a meeting with him that went well, believe</i> …

'Titans': First Official Look at Team

DC Comics has kept a tight lid on their upcoming <i>Titans</i> TV series, having only teased fans with what to expect from the series, though it appears the …

Arnold Schwarzenegger Trolls President Donald Trump After Joint Press Conference With Putin

Former governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger, saw the press conference Monday between President Donald Trump and President Vladimir Putin and …

Best Sci-Fi Books Of 2018 (So Far)

Reading escapist fiction has never been so necessary<p>There's never been a better time to take some time off from reality and escape into some much-needed sci-fi. 2018 has been a great year for great reads, and luckily we still have 6 more months to go. Here are the 10 books that we've already loved …

Did ‘The Last Jedi’ Ruin Your Childhood? James Gunn Tells Angry ‘Star Wars’ Fans to ‘Go to Therapy’

The "Guardians of the Galaxy" director is the latest filmmaker to speak out against toxic fandom in movie culture.<p>“Guardians of the Galaxy” director …

Jar-Jar actor Ahmed Best: ‘I almost ended my life’ after Star Wars prequel fallout

It’s been 19 years since George Lucas introduced Jar Jar Binks to <i>Star Wars</i> fans with the release of 1999’s <i>The Phantom Menace</i> and its two …

A Thanos-inspired subreddit is about to ban more than 100,000 members

An attempt to bring balance to the subreddit<p>The internet is at its best when it’s used for giant, cheesy goofs — especially if those giant, cheesy goofs involve banning more than 110,000 subreddit members, all in the name of <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i><i>.</i><p>The moderators behind r/thanosdidnothingwrong, a …

One more Avenger who died in ‘Infinity War’ is getting a new standalone movie

Stop me if you’ve heard me say this before, but not all the Avengers who died in <i>Infinity War</i> are going to stay dead for good. Many of those …

DC Universe: Everything You Need To Know About The New Streaming Service

Since the announcement that DC was stepping into the streaming game, fans have wondered just what its new service would entail. In the past months, details have been scarce aside from announcements of new shows that will air on what the company calls DC Universe. The company announced that the …

Colossal 128TB SD cards could soon be on the way

The latest iteration of the popular SD memory card standard, the SD Express, could see future cards come with enough storage capacity to hold a lifetime’s worth of memories in high definition.<p>The SD Association, a group of nearly 900 companies that come together to prescribe SD memory card …

Mark Hamill Cites His Generation’s ‘Failure’ As Inspiration For Luke Skywalker’s ‘Star Wars’ Arc

Of the many things that have enraged some <i>Star Wars</i> fans about <i>The Last Jedi</i> enough to propose a remake, how writer/director Rian Johnson and Lucasfilm handled the conclusion of Luke Skywalker’s story is chief among them. Some minor, yet deeply riveting, bits regarding how what happens to Skywalker …

And Now, Here's Mark Hamill With a Truly Grim Realization About Luke's Arc in The Last Jedi

The characterization of Luke Skywalker in <i>The Last Jedi</i> has become the flashpoint in a raging wildfire of a debate about the current trajectory of the</i> …

Mark Hamill

Star Wars Spinoffs will be Approached Differently After Solo

Coming off a week of news about the fate of the Star Wars films going forward, a new report says Disney and Lucasfilm are re-evaluating their plans …

Ewan McGregor to return as Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars sequel trilogy finale putting spin-off rumours to bed

EWAN McGregor is set to return as Obi-Wan Kenobi in the next Star Wars movie.<p>He will film scenes for the finale of the sequel trilogy directed by JJ …

What to expect with Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

<i>Tom Jolliffe looks ahead to Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time In Hollywood…</i><p>There is no doubting that in the last (nearly) three decades, Quentin …

Four ways Disney has decimated the Star Wars franchise

<i>Anghus Houvouras on Disney’s decimation of Star Wars…</i><p>After <b>Solo’s</b> lukewarm reception with the ticket-buying public and the lasting schism caused by …

Lucasfilm fires back at ‘inaccurate’ report that standalone Star Wars spinoffs have been put on hold

Lucasfilm is rebutting a report this week that Disney has pulled the plug, at least for the time being, on all its planned <i>Star Wars</i> spinoff movies in …

Star Wars

Disney Won’t Take Risks With Star Wars Directors Anymore

Disney and Lucasfilm are reportedly done taking risks when it comes to hiring directors for <b>Star Wars</b> and will stick with proven talent. After <i>The</i> …

Star Wars needs to take its own advice and let the past die

Don’t be fooled, Star Wars problems are one of time and quantity . And if the franchise can’t figure out what they are and where to go–maybe they …

Report: There May Be as Many as Nine Star Wars Movies in Development

According to one actor involved in the <i>Star Wars</i> franchise, there is a lot going on.<p>That actor is Tom Kane, a voice actor who has held several roles …

New 'Avengers 4' Details Will Give Fans Hope For The Survival Of Earth's Mightiest Heroes

Disney's Marvel Cinematic Universe is skipping the annual presentation at San Diego Comic Con's Hall H this summer. But that doesn't mean they're …