The latest ransomware attack used an alleged NSA exploit

An alleged NSA hacking tool has again surfaced to haunt the world. Organizations across the globe — including Boryspil International in Kiev, Ukraine, a Russian oil company and an advertising company in the United Kingdom — have stalled out on Tuesday as a type of ransomware known as Petya has locked up their computers, demanding bitcoin in exchange for the ...

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Twitter embraces its combative side in its most honest ad campaign yet

Twitter is notorious for its fight club atmosphere. More than any other social network, it’s a place where users don’t hold back in debating one another, whether they be the president of the United States or a blank avatar with five followers. While that environment can easily veer into harassment or intimidate prospective users, it has some upsides too. That’s ...

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Families marching for LGBTQ rights around the globe

On June 28, 1970, more than 2,000 people marched in the Christopher Street Liberation Day March, marking the one-year anniversary of the Stonewall Riots and, subsequently, the first LGBT Pride March in U.S. history.  SEE ALSO: Dear Corporate America, leave our LGBTQ Pride celebrations alone In the 47 years since, June has marked a month of celebration and activism for ...

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Warriors star Klay Thompson now famous for the worst dunk fail in history

You just won your second NBA championship, so now it’s time to go pay respects to your shoe sponsor in China aaaand… embarrass yourself, the NBA, and said shoe sponsor, in epic fashion.  SEE ALSO: LeBron James and Draymond Green are in the best Instagram flame war On Saturday, a tragic video of Golden State Warriors star Klay Thompson began ...

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Johnny Depp would like to apologize for that ‘bad joke’ about Donald Trump’s assassination

Less than 24 hours since his foreboding question to a Glastonbury crowd, Johnny Depp has issued an apology. During remarks that proceeded a film screening, Depp suggested Donald Trump should be in attendance before asking “when was the last time an actor assassinated a president?” The uncomfortable joke sparked headlines and controversy, and now the actor is back-pedaling.  SEE ALSO: ...

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Senate reveals detested health care bill, and LORDY Trump just tweeted about Comey tapes

No one will ever mistake Donald Trump for Machiavelli, but the current president probably thinks of himself as a political magician. On Thursday, just after the U.S. Senate had unveiled their draft of the American Health Care Act, aka “Trumpcare,” the Tangerine Dream in the White House decided it was a great time to throw the internet into a tizzy. ...

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‘Spider-Man’ spinoff ‘Venom’ has a villain (and no, we don’t mean Venom)

Sony’s still spinning, spinning, spinning away at its Marvel universe – and it’s just caught three more characters in its web.  According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Spider-Man spinoff Venom has roped in Carnage as its villain. Meanwhile, two more classic Marvel characters, Mysterio and Kraven the Hunter, are lining up to get their own features. SEE ALSO: Spider-Man spinoff ...

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These drones with Wi-Fi have X-ray vision

Drones can now see through walls — sort of.  Researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara, just figured out how to use Wi-Fi signals and drones to create 3D maps of the inside of buildings.  The video above demonstrates their process, which is also detailed in a paper published online. For the experiment the team used two drones. One ...

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