Justin Gammons

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Apple faces lawsuits over its intentional slowing of older iPhones

Apple is facing lawsuits over the revelations that it intentionally slows down older iPhones without user consent.<p>Apple has admitted to slowing down the iPhone 6, 6S, 7 and SE when their batteries are either old, cold or have a low charge to prevent abrupt shutdowns.<p>Two separate class-action …

Mobile Technology

Hacker-for-hire pleads guilty to shutting down company websites

A Maryland man who once used a screen name that called the FBI “losers” pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court in Chicago to running a hacker-for-hire service that shut down company websites and harassed thousands of unsuspecting people around the world.<p>Prosecutors said they will recommend a …

Corruption

Jennifer Lawrence on nude photo hack: 'I feel like I got gang-banged by the f—king planet'

In a new interview with <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i>'s <i>Awards Chatter</i> podcast, Jennifer Lawrence revisits her impressive career at the age of 27, and the …

Kaepernick's lawyer thought it was 'no-brainer' team would sign QB after lawsuit

When Colin Kaepernick's defense attorney Mark Geragos predicted his client would be signed "within the next 10 days" last Tuesday, he did so …

Football (U.S.)

EU closes in on Google as it prepares second antitrust fine

The EU is preparing to fine Google over its multi-billion dollar advertising empire as a high-profile investigation into its Android operating system is pushed back to next year.<p>Europe’s competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager is gearing up to hit the web giant with an antitrust penalty over …

Producer of 'The Flash' and 'Supergirl' Suspended Following Sexual Harassment Allegations

Andrew Kreisberg, an executive producer on the CW and Warner Bros. TV shows <i>The Flash</i>, <i>Supergirl</i>, <i>DC's Legends of Tomorrow</i> and <i>Arrow</i>, has been suspended …

Google study shows how your account is most likely to be hijacked

Security threats like phishing, keylogging and third-party breaches are pretty common knowledge. Google wanted to gain a better understanding of how hijackers steal passwords and other sensitive data in the wild, though, so it conducted an analysis of online black markets from March 2016 to March …

South Korea's Sex Ed Guidelines Suggest Victims Are To Blame For Date Rape

As the #MeToo movement spread across the Internet, with women coming forward sharing tales of sexual assault and harassment, South Korean women were quick to identify.<p>Overall, violent crime numbers are considered low in South Korea, but in recent years, government statistics have shown a steady …

South Korea

Everything You Need to Know About the Senate GOP Tax Plan

Senate Republicans released their vision for a tax-cut plan Thursday that would cut the corporate tax rate to 20 percent, with a one-year delay to …

Something scorching hot is melting Antarctica from below, and NASA thinks they know what it is

Antarctica is a weird place. Scientists have long studied the behavior of its massive ice sheets and the land underneath them in the hopes of …

Internet issues plague users across the U.S. on Monday morning

<b>UPDATE:</b> Comcast tweeted at 12:38 p.m. PT, saying that issues should be resolved for almost all customers.<p>Internet issues should now be resolved for …

Net Neutrality

Watch: Ice Cube Defeats LaVar Ball In Four-Point Challenge

Ice Cube defeated LaVar Ball in a four-point challenge in Los Angeles on Sunday afternoon.<p>The four-point shot is a part of Cube's Big3 League and …

Trump White House Staff Payroll Nearly $36 Million And Top-Heavy

Chief strategist Steve Bannon and chief of staff Reince Priebus will both make $179,700 this year for their work at the White House, but they aren't the only ones.<p>A new list of White House staff salaries released by the Trump administration (as required annually by Congress) reveals 22 people make …

Russia set to launch 'brightest star in the night sky' and astronomers are NOT happy

Russia is only two weeks away from launching a new satellite that will become one of the brightest stars in the night sky.<p>Scheduled to launch on July …

Astronomy

UK energy industry cyber-attack fears are 'off the scale'

Sector says current threat coming to the fore because of trend towards decentralised power plants<p>Concern over the threat posed by cyber-attacks on power stations and electricity grids is “off the scale” in the UK energy sector, according to a leading industry figure.<p>No other country in the world …

Cyber-attacks

Sony made an $800 phone with extravagant features you won't find in any iPhone or Galaxy phone — here's what it's like

The Japanese giant has steadily stripped down its Xperia line of phones over the past few years, effectively conceding that its dreams of reaching Apple and Samsung are over. But the company has brought its mobile business back to profitability in the process.<p>Now it's trying to keep that up by …

Phones

This Is What Director Patty Jenkins Has Learned Since “Wonder Woman” Destroyed The Box Office

"I kept feeling like Wonder Woman has this huge following," Jenkins told BuzzFeed News. "That's, like, a bag of money sitting in the closet. Do you want the bag of money?"<p>In less than a month, <i>Wonder Woman</i> director Patty Jenkins has gone from the first female director of a superhero movie, to the …

10 Things You Didn't Know About Netflix, Inc.

The video-streaming giant has come a long way over the past two decades. And it's not done changing the world yet.<p>For millions of consumers, who …

The Bugatti Chiron can't go over 300 MPH because no tire can handle it

Motor Authority The Bugatti Chiron had big shoes to fill when it arrived to replace the beloved Veyron.<p>So far, it's showed it has the credentials to be a proper follow-up act. However, no one has been able to fully experience the true speeds the 1,480-horsepower hypercar is capable of.<p>That's …

Google is closer than ever to a quantum computing breakthrough

Its 20-qubit processor is currently undergoing tests, and the company appears to be on schedule to have its working 49-qubit chip ready by the end of 2017 as promised. Until it began trialing the 20-qubit chip, Google's most powerful quantum chip was the 9-qubit effort from 2015.<p>Traditional …

'The Mummy' Is Terrible and That's Why It's Great

The Dark Universe franchise kicks off with a frustrating mess of a movie that I secretly enjoyed watching.<p>No, <i>The Mummy</i> is not a good movie. I'm aware of that, and I agree with critics that it's plainly bad and gets progressively worse as it chugs along. But I still liked it—or at the very least, …

String Theory's Weirdest Ideas Finally Make Sense—Thanks to VR

The robot is building a tesseract. He motions at a glowing cube floating before him, and an identical cube emerges. He drags it to the left, but the …

Virtual Reality

Analysis of WannaCry ransom message raises links to China

When the WannaCry ransomware took hold earlier this month, it quickly began infecting thousands of machines in a number of countries all across the …

Google refuses to hand over salary data to the U.S. government

The Labor Department has alleged the company is underpaying women.<p>Google, whose mission is to organize the world’s information, is still refusing to hand over salary information requested by the U.S. Department of Labor, saying that it would cost too much to retrieve the data.<p>The labor department …

Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction cleared after suicide

<b>Fall River, Massachusetts (CNN) —</b> Aaron Hernandez died a convicted murderer, but in the eyes of the law, his conviction has been erased.<p>On Tuesday, a Massachusetts judge vacated Hernandez's murder conviction after the former NFL star's suicide. Minutes later, the Bristol County district attorney …

Snapchat's latest tricks include 'infinite' snaps and AR emoji

The war for ephemeral app supremacy in 2017 rages on with the Snapchat's latest update. The biggest new feature is the ability to watch the video or look at the photo someone sent you for an unlimited amount of time versus the previous 1-to-10 second lifespan. So long as you don't close it, the …

Social Media

Ripples in Space-Time Might Indicate That We Live in a Multiverse

Hunting for Extra Dimensions<p>As important as gravity is to us here on Earth, it is actually surprisingly weak in comparison to other fundamental …

Physics