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Out TV Exec Sued for $1.2M for Allegedly Torrenting Gay Porn

Out TV Exec Sued for $1.2M for Allegedly Torrenting Gay Porn

Aug 17
The openly gay president of the cable channel WE TV is being sued for $1.2 million by a porn company, which alleges the exec knowingly torrented and distributed gay porn.

The TV-Streaming Paradox: Why You May Miss the Cable Bundle

The TV-Streaming Paradox: Why You May Miss the Cable Bundle

By Tali Arbel | Aug 17
The future of TV may well be a mishmash of streaming services that could rival the cost of a $100 cable bundle - but that are way more difficult to use.

LA Deputies' Private Body Cams Raise Transparency Questions

LA Deputies' Private Body Cams Raise Transparency Questions

By Michael Balsamo | Aug 17
America's largest sheriff's department still lacks a policy for body cameras after years of studying the issue, so hundreds - perhaps thousands - of its deputies have taken matters into their own hands and bought the cameras themselves.

With Didi's Emojis, Clown Face, Squid Join Babe & Boss

With Didi's Emojis, Clown Face, Squid Join Babe & Boss

By Ronald Blum | Aug 16
These monikers are all bestowed by the New York Yankees' Didi Gregorius. After wins, the shortstop tweets highlights and praise using emojis for teammates in his own digital hieroglyphs.

Social Media Harnessed to Expose White Nationalists at Rally

Social Media Harnessed to Expose White Nationalists at Rally

By Barbara Ortutay | Aug 16
One of the social media posts resembled a wanted poster or a missing-persons flyer: Photographs of men were arranged in rows, seeking their names and employers.

UK Bath House Installs Free HIV Test Vending Machine

UK Bath House Installs Free HIV Test Vending Machine

Aug 15
A gay bath house in Brighton, England is making headlines over its vending machine that distributes free HIV self-testing kits.

Target Buys Tech Company to Help It Offer Same-Day Delivery

Target Buys Tech Company to Help It Offer Same-Day Delivery

Aug 15
Target said Monday it is buying a delivery logistics company to help it offer same-day delivery service to in-store shoppers.

GoDaddy Boots Neo-Nazi Site After Post on Protest Violence

GoDaddy Boots Neo-Nazi Site After Post on Protest Violence

By Patrick Mairs and Michael Kunzelman | Aug 15
A leading neo-Nazi website is losing its internet domain host after its publisher posted an article mocking the woman who was killed in a deadly attack at a white nationalist rally in Virginia.

British Cybersecurity Expert Pleads Not Guilty to U.S. Charges

British Cybersecurity Expert Pleads Not Guilty to U.S. Charges

By Ivan Moreno | Aug 15
A British cybersecurity researcher credited with helping curb a recent worldwide ransomware attack pleaded not guilty Monday to federal charges accusing him of creating malicious software to steal banking information three years ago.

NYC Subway Riders Shocked by Receiving Air Dropped Dick Pics on their iPhones

NYC Subway Riders Shocked by Receiving Air Dropped Dick Pics on their iPhones

Aug 14
2017 may go down as the year that flashers finally discovered the IOS air drop feature.

Politicians Blocking People on Social Media Ignites Debate

Politicians Blocking People on Social Media Ignites Debate

By Brady McCombs | Aug 14
An emerging debate about whether elected officials violate people's free speech rights by blocking them on social media is spreading across the U.S. as groups sue or warn politicians to stop the practice.

Facebook Envisions Watch Feature as TV for Social Media

Facebook Envisions Watch Feature as TV for Social Media

By Barbara Ortutay | Aug 14
Facebook envisions its new Watch feature as TV designed for social media, a place where users comment, like and interact with show creators, stars and each other - and never leave.

Surface Tablets for Officiating Reviews Takes Hold in NFL

Surface Tablets for Officiating Reviews Takes Hold in NFL

By Barry Wilner | Aug 13
In using the Surface tablets for officiating reviews, two systems will be set up, one at each end of the field, as opposed to the single under-the-hood procedure of the past.

Spray Can Stunt Prompts Twitter to Act on Hateful Tweets

Spray Can Stunt Prompts Twitter to Act on Hateful Tweets

By Frank Jordans | Aug 13
An artist tired of seeing hateful tweets ignored by Twitter has managed to get the social network to remove or hide some of them - by spray-painting the offending posts in front of the company's German headquarters.

A Look at Credit Card Skimmers and How to Prevent Fraud

A Look at Credit Card Skimmers and How to Prevent Fraud

Aug 13
Fuel theft using fraudulent credit cards has become widespread with the development of skimmers that steal account information at gas station pumps.

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