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Lottery scam mastermind rigged more drawings than first thought, records show

DES MOINES — The computer program that a former lottery security official used to rig drawings worth millions of dollars in Iowa and other states was more expansive than investigators first discovered, court records filed last week show.<p>Eddie Tipton, a former employee of the Multi-State Lottery …

Corruption

Pacific Rim Uprising’s new trailer brings with it a menacing monster

The Kaiju reign<p>A new trailer for <i>Pacific Rim Uprising</i> celebrates one of the franchise’s coolest aspects: the Kaiju.<p>About halfway through the new trailer, an electrifying (literally) Kaiju can be seen taking on an equally monstrously sized Jaeger. The clash between the two towering figures promises …

Construction

Kentucky once blocked a free throw to try to win a game

Coach Billy Gillespie read the rulebook, found out you can goaltend a free throw, and said “Yes, I will do this.”<p>Have you ever seen someone attempt to dig themselves out of a hole and their first step is to start a new hole right beside the original? Perhaps the second will serve as a distraction …

College Sports
Baseball

Azio’s Retro Classic typewriter-inspired Bluetooth keyboard is a luxurious treat

Maybe you’re sitting at a MacBook or other modern PC right now, typing away in near silence on a keyboard that provides no real satisfying response to your human fingers. Maybe, once in the distant past, you remember when keyboards offered something in return: A “click clack” that stood as an …

Retrogaming

Security vs. Speed: The Risk of Rushing to the Cloud

Companies overlook critical security steps as they move to adopt the latest cloud applications and services.<p>Businesses deploying cloud-based …

Information Security

Deadpool 2 Is More Like Aliens, Says Co-Creator

Deadpool 2 will be a bigger and more action heavy sequel, according to Deadpool co-creator Rob Liefeld.In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, …

Comics

Firefly canon to expand with series of original books

It may sound like something out of science-fiction, but it’s true: More <i>Firefly</i> stories are on the way.<p>EW can exclusively report that Titan Books and …

Joss Whedon

Want to win a game of Fortnite: Battle Royale? Try building a ‘stairway to heaven’

Fortnite players are learning how to improvise<p><i>Fortnite</i>’s free-to-play game mode, <i>Fortnite: Battle Royale</i>, differentiates itself in the survival shooter space by letting players build what they want. As the name implies, a good strategy is simply to build a big old fort and hunker down. But players …

Gaming Industry

Why Your Innocent Office Printer May Be a Target For Hackers

There are two types of companies: those that have discovered security breaches and those that don't yet know they've been breached.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most of us hadn’t even had time to violate our New Year’s resolutions when, three days into 2018, …

Cybersecurity

PUBG Xbox One Update Out Now, Here's What It Does

Another new PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds update is available now for Xbox One's early access version of the game. The new patch is primarily focused on vehicles and how much damage they give and take, though it also includes some bug fixes and small enhancements.<p>Developer PUBG Corp. says it has …

Gaming Industry

Ugly, perfect ten-rated bug hits Cisco VPNs

Patch your Adaptive Security Appliance and Firepower Threat Defense code before they're utterly p0wnedA programming slip in Cisco VPN software has …

Information Security

Pete the Planner: Too much in retirement savings? Not possible

<b>Dear Pete: I’m 44 years old, and I fear I’ve made a massive mistake. I think I have too much money in retirement plans and not enough money in non-retirement investments. What if I get to be in my late 50s and I want to retire, but I don’t have any non-retirement funds to tide me over until I reach</b> …

Retirement

Lenovo used hard-coded password to encrypt Windows users’ fingerprints

This is pretty jarring. Lenovo has confirmed its in-house authentication software Fingerprint Manager Pro (version 8.01.86), which lets users unlock their devices using fingerprint recognition, was affected by a severe vulnerability which attackers could exploit to access to any system equipped …

Information Security

New PACIFIC RIM: UPRISING Trailer Shows Off Much Bigger Monsters

The latest trailer for <i>Pacific Rim: Uprising</i> gives us a closer look at the threats our heroes will be facing, and the literal size of the danger to …

Use This Form to Create a Resume That Will Wow Employers

When you are fresh out of school and looking for your first job, the process can be overwhelming. One of the most difficult aspects of job searching …

Employment

There Are Apparently Zero Scientifically-Proven Benefits to Open Plan Offices

Executives who implement open plan offices are behaving like climate-change deniers and anti-vaxxers.<p>A recent Harvard Business Review article quoted Facebook's "Chief People Officer" on the company's new 430,000 square foot open plan office:<p>"It really creates an environment where people can …

Christian Pulisic has succeeded in spite of American soccer, not because of it

The rise of maybe the best American soccer player ever, who’s been linked to Liverpool and Manchester United, doesn’t square with US Soccer’s problems<p>Christian Pulisic is already at one of the biggest soccer clubs in Europe. Borussia Dortmund are perennial Bundesliga challengers, consistent …

US border agency searched 30,200 phones and computers in 2017

Searches of electronic devices at the border increased nearly 60 percent from 2016. The agency also released updated guidelines for conducting searches.<p>US Customs and Border Patrol searched more phones and laptops at the border in 2017 -- 30,200 devices total.<p>The agency released those numbers …

Scramble, Cycle, Repeat: Polyverse’s Fascinating Take on Computer Security

For years now, researchers have sought to make a security approach called “<b>moving target defense</b>" a practical technology, though there have been many …

Cybersecurity

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol Sets New Rules For Searching Electronic Devices

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents need to have "reasonable suspicion" to carry out "advanced" searches on electronic devices, including smartphones and tablets, that belong to individuals entering or exiting the country, the agency announced Friday.<p>The updated rules allow agents to continue to …

Meet Liv Cooke: the girl from the Euro 2017 ad with the outrageous skills

The teenager was the UK’s first woman professional freestyler and last year become world champion. She talks about training five hours a day, the backing from her parents and the sexism she has encountered<p>A girl in school uniform walks out of school gates with a football balanced on her forehead, …

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Bad Lip Reading Works its Nonsense on EMPIRE STRIKES BACK

Well, here we are again. Legitimately torn on whether or not to put a <i>Star Wars</i> parody song from YouTube into regular rotation on our regular music …

Retire At 49 With $600,000, Part II

While it is possible to retire at an early age, inflation will eat into your income and retirees must be prepared for increased expenditures over the …

How to drive like a winner in PUBG

‘Don’t drive like my brother.’<p>One of the most powerful weapons in <i>Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds</i> is the front bumper of a speeding car. One of the most deadly places to be in <i>Playerunk</i><i>no</i><i>wn’s Battlegrounds</i> is sitting in the driver’s seat. Here’s how to kill more and die less in <i>Battlegrounds</i>’ vehicles, …

The Onion's new profanity-laced cooking videos send up the genre perfectly

Since Gordon Ramsay got 25 million views showing how to scramble eggs, there's been a sharp uptick in inane cooking videos. Enter The Onion with the …

PUBG on Xbox is authentic and terrifying

Like an old pair of your favorite blood-stained shoes<p>I had deep reservations about the port of <i>Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds</i> for Xbox One, but after a long night on the couch I’m a believer. <i>Battlegrounds</i> feels great on a console. There’s clearly an awful lot of work left to do, but I can’t wait to …

PUBG on Xbox One controls: How to shoot and survive

How to reload, aim, look and equip attachments<p><i>Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds</i> arrives on Xbox One today, and with it comes a novel new control scheme. It takes some getting used to, so here’s the basics to get you started.<p>Inventory<p><i>Battlegrounds</i> is a fairly sophisticated tactical shooter and includes …

PUBG on Xbox: Everything you need to know

Chicken dinner for One, please<p><i>Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds</i>, the multiplayer survival shooter that has dominated 2017 on PC, is available on Xbox One starting Dec. 12. Here’s what you need to know in advance of the game’s console launch.<p>What is <i>Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds?</i><p>In <i>Battlegrounds</i>, also …