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Five stars or fake? How to beat fraudulent online reviews

Internet sales are growing – and so is the threat of false endorsementsAs many shoppers search for bargains in advance of Amazon’s “Prime Day” sale this week, there is a growing scepticism about how they can judge the products they are thin...

Five stars or fake? How to beat fraudulent online reviews

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UK regulator tells Facebook, eBay to tackle sale of fake reviews Britain's competition watchdog on Friday told Facebook and eBay to go through their websites and crack down on the sale of fake and misleading online reviews....
19:00, 2019-06-21

British regulator asks Facebook, eBay to tackle sale of fake reviews Britain's competition watchdog on Friday asked Facebook and eBay to conduct an urgent review of their websites to stop the sale of fake and misleading online reviews....
14:45, 2019-06-21

'Not again': the online artists accusing pop stars of stealing work Chris Brown’s video Wobble Up features artwork allegedly copied without their consentMarius Sperlich says his first thought when he saw Chris Brown’s music video for his song Wobble Up was “not again”. The image of a nipple that acts as a temperature dial and another of a tropical island shaped like...
20:00, 2019-06-06

Fake GTA Online Money Streams Are Popping Up Ahead Of Casino Update Grand Theft Auto Online’s upcoming casino update has a lot of players hoping for expensive cars, new clothing items and lots of other things to buy. Some scammers are taking advantage of players’ excitement using fake online streams claiming to drop in-game money, sometimes in exchange for real mone...
00:01, 2019-07-19

Houston Texans' J.J. Watt stars in fake commercial to give student project a grade ‘boost’ Houston Texans' J.J. Watt on Tuesday came up big for a student when the defensive end made time during his “lunch break” to record a fake “energy chip” commercial to help with a school project....
05:30, 2019-05-23

"Fake" Nancy Pelosi Clips, Slowed To Make Her Appear Drunk, Spread Online Distorted videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., altered to make her sound as if she's drunkenly slurring her words, are spreading rapidly across social media, highlighting how political......
13:30, 2019-05-24

Target’s online game hits mark as first quarter earnings beat expectations Target earnings for the first quarter beat expectations on nearly every level, as its campaign to let customers do more online pays off.        ...
17:00, 2019-05-22

Fraudulent domains are remaining active for longer Domain fraud is a growing risk for businesses and consumers as cybercriminals register millions of domains to impersonate brands and major global events each year.As registering a domain requires little more than an internet connection, domain fraud is fairly simple to execute and researchers have e...
01:15, 2019-06-19

ICE Is Expanding Its Bullshit DNA Testing to Find 'Fraudulent Families' U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is expanding its pilot program testing the DNA of immigrant families to prove their relationship and detect so-called “fraudulent families,” according to documents posted to the Federal Business Opportunities website on Tuesday afternoon....
00:30, 2019-05-30

ICE seeks DNA tests to weed out 'fraudulent' family claims at border Immigration and Customs Enforcement put out a call seeking help implementing a rapid DNA test for migrants trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border to verify familial relationships....
23:00, 2019-05-29

Dutch billionaire and Big Brother creator sues Facebook over fraudulent Bitcoin ads The creator of the Big Brother reality television format is suing Facebook for allowing advertisements to fraudulently feature his name and image, Reuters reports. Dutch billionaire John de Mol, one of the brains behind entertainment studio Endemol, filed his suit against Facebook in an Amsterdam co...
00:00, 2019-06-06

Sportwatch: Hawthorn beat Geelong, Manly beat Parramatta and more – as it happened AFL: Saints beat Bulldogs 17.14 (116) to 14.5 (89)NRL: Manly 36-24 ParramattaAFL: West Coast beat Melbourne 14.7 (91) to 11.12 (78)NRL: Titans 18-38 StormAFL: Hawthorn beat Geelong 12.13 (85) to 8.13 (61) 10.33am BST It’s time for me to leave you now, I hope you’ve enjoyed another wonderful Sunday o...
12:30, 2019-07-21

Dear The NFL: The CFL Is So Much Better At Video Reviews Than You Are As the NFL keeps pondering ways to define the undefinable when it comes to pass interference, the CFL just up and simplified things for everyone. Seriously, someone over on Park Avenue should probably take a look at this statement that was put out this morning by the CFL’s commissioner and senior di...
21:30, 2019-06-13

Why should authors read your bad reviews? After Angie Thomas requested that she not be tagged into negative reviews of her books on social media, she has received a torrent of abuseHistory has yet to find the book that is universally adored – or the author who enjoys reading bad reviews. While Angie Thomas has topped the charts and scooped ...
19:30, 2019-07-01

Bettman: NHL to consider expanding video reviews NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said Monday that the league will consider expanding video review when general managers and the competition committee meet in June....
06:45, 2019-05-28

Key Points To Know About RBI's February, April Policy Reviews Before the release of the RBI's June 6 statement, in which economists expect a reduction in repo rate, here's a recap of the last two bi-monthly reviews, in February and April this year....
03:45, 2019-06-06

NFL owners to consider tweaking pass interference reviews NFL owners meeting Wednesday will consider a proposal to refine the new rule that allows challenges involving pass interference, and also may announce locations to host upcoming drafts        ...
01:15, 2019-05-22

16 brilliant products with over 1,000 great reviews on Amazon From toilet lights to inverted umbrellas, these brilliant products with over 1,000 reviews on Amazon are among the most fascinating things online now.       ...
00:00, 2019-06-20

HBO's 'Chernobyl' gets mixed reviews from disaster's survivors Critics and viewers on both sides of the Atlantic have lined up to acclaim 'Chernobyl', a dramatization of events surrounding the world's worst nuclear accident - but the reactions of some of the survivors are less rose-tinted....
16:15, 2019-06-19

NFL owners to consider refining pass interference reviews KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. — NFL owners meeting Wednesday will consider a proposal to refine the new rule that allows challenges involving pass interference, and may also announce locations to host upcoming drafts. Owners voted in March to allow interference calls or non-calls to be challenged by coaches an...
05:45, 2019-05-22

Dota Underlords, As Told By Steam Reviews Are you someone who still battles in video games by using your fingers to directly input commands, like some kind of barbarian? That’s old hat. Today, auto-battlers are all the rage. Simply buy some guys, arrange said guys, and they (the guys) will do the battling for you. With Dota Underlords, Valv...
00:45, 2019-07-04

Bloodstained: Ritual Of The Night, As Told By Steam Reviews What is a Kickstarter-funded spiritual successor to Castlevania? Either a miserable or non-miserable pile of secrets (and gameplay mechanics), depending on which Steam reviewer you talk to....
06:45, 2019-06-22

Study confirms heart benefit of soy as FDA reviews this claim (Reuters Health) - U.S. regulators should continue to recommend soy protein as part of a heart-healthy diet because it helps lower cholesterol, researchers conclude from an analysis of dozens of studies done in the past two decades....
23:00, 2019-07-16

Jim Cramer reviews which retail stocks are working and which you should stay away from "There's a market for high-end luxury goods and low-end mass market merchandise, but right now there's not much space in between," the "Mad Money" host says....
01:30, 2019-06-14

Europe's 5G delayed by trade war and security reviews, says Tele2 CEO The rollout of 5G services across Europe has being slowed by U.S. sanctions against Huawei and as European governments review the impact of using Chinese equipment, the head of Swedish telecoms group Tele2 said....
16:30, 2019-07-01

Melania Trump tree statue gets mixed reviews Melania Trump has made a surprise reappearance near her Slovenian hometown of Sevnica, emerging from a tree stump in the form of a rustic wood statue....
06:45, 2019-07-08

A Game of Thrones outsider reviews the finale: 'It's just a bunch of faces looking sad' As far as I could tell, there’s only one throne, which raises the question of why the show is called Game of Thrones and not just Game of ThroneWARNING: THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS WHAT I ASSUME ARE SPOILERS.I am not a Game of Thrones fan. Continue reading......
14:30, 2019-05-22

‘Google's power is extraordinary’: businesses turn to the courts over bad reviews Negative comments and low star ratings can make or break a company. But as Google finds itself embroiled in legal action, it warns defamation law could suppress consumer rights Mark Fletcher says he never paid much attention to Google reviews left by customers for his Victorian-based software busine...
02:01, 2019-07-10

Rotten Tomatoes Changes Audience Reviews to Protect Against Whiny Man-babies Rotten Tomatoes is adding a new feature to keep the Audience Score more authentic by verifying that users have seen the movie. And whiny, woman-hating man-babies are going to be pissed.Read more......
01:00, 2019-05-24

We asked, you answered: Rebecca Ford reviews your Warframe frames Video shot by Sean Dacanay, edited by Justin Wolfson. Click here for transcript. About a month ago, Ars posted a couple of calls to action in our forums and on Reddit: we wanted to take your coolest Warframe designs and get them in front of the game's developers at Digital Extremes to see what the...
20:30, 2019-06-27

Trump simplifies reviews of genetically modified farm products U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday directing federal agencies to streamline the review process for agricultural biotechnology including genetically modified livestock and seeds....
04:30, 2019-06-12

JP Nadda Reviews BJP Membership Drive, Eyes 20 Per Cent Increase BJP working president JP Nadda on Monday held a meeting to review the preparations for the party's five-week countrywide membership drive that will begin on July 6....
10:15, 2019-07-02

Lakshadweep Reviews Security Over Reports Of Movement Of ISIS Terrorists The Lakshadweep administration Tuesday held a multi-agency security review meeting following intelligence reports that a boat carrying 15 ISIS terrorists had set off from Sri Lanka to the scenic......
19:30, 2019-05-28

Philippine President Blasts "Idiot" Critics As UN Reviews Drug War Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Friday branded as "idiots" the governments behind a UN rights body investigation into his narcotics crackdown that has killed thousands and drawn international......
18:30, 2019-07-12

'Nibali could win another Grand Tour, Roglic won our hearts' - Wiggins reviews Giro "It was Richard Carapaz\u0027s Giro d\u0027Italia as the Ecuadorian claimed the maglia rosa in Verona, but speaking on the latest episode of his podcast, Bradley Wiggins picked out the two other men on the podium, Vincenzo Nibali and Primoz Roglic, for special praise."...
11:30, 2019-06-03

Congress Reviews Rahul Gandhi's Defeat To Smriti Irani In Amethi The Congress is reviewing the defeat of party chief Rahul Gandhi from the family stronghold of Amethi - a defeat that starkly demarcated the extent of the party's setback in the recently concluded Lok......
17:45, 2019-06-01

Sunny Deol Reviews Progress Of Construction Work On Kartarpur Corridor Actor-turned-politician Sunny Deol on Saturday reviewed the work progress of the Kartarpur corridor in Punjab's Gurdaspur district and posted pictures of his visit on social media. The corridor......
08:00, 2019-06-16

'Scarecrow' statue of Melania Trump unveiled in Slovenia to mixed reviews Life-size image on the outskirts of Sevnica, the US first lady’s home town, was carved into a tree using a chainsawAfter Melania cake, Melania honey and even Melania slippers, the Slovenian home town of the US first lady will now boast a statue of its most famous daughter – albeit one that has faced...
03:15, 2019-07-06

UPDATE 2-Trump simplifies reviews of genetically modified farm products U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday directing federal agencies to streamline the review process for agricultural biotechnology including genetically modified livestock and seeds....
03:15, 2019-06-12

U.S. reviews export requests to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny': Commerce Department The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny" since the company is still blacklisted....
00:30, 2019-07-04

Wooden Melania Trump statue unveiled near her Slovenian hometown gets mixed reviews Melania Trump is back in Slovenia – in the form of a wooden statue commissioned by US artist Brad Downey and created by local artisan Ales Zupevc.       ...
17:45, 2019-07-06

W. Earl Brown reviews the Deadwood movie, reveals there's 30 minutes of unused footage Deadwood’s Dan Dority, the long-haired giant who serves as Al Swearengen’s muscle, is one of the show’s most fascinating characters. Played with a mix of barely contained violence and restrained emotion by W. Earl Brown, Dan stars in some of the most impactful scenes from the original series. Despit...
20:15, 2019-06-04

Kentucky Horse Racing Commission Makes Mortality Reviews Public For First Time LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – For the first time, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission is making details about recent horse death’s public. Commission leaders say they’ve posted mortality reviews to the organization’s website in an effort to be more transport in light of recent s...
05:45, 2019-06-30

Jimi Famurewa reviews The Soak: Fermented gimmickry plays out a symphony of wrongness Forgive me while I pull back the curtain on the mysteries of my creative process — mysteries that, I should say, generally involve a man in south-east London squinting at a laptop and stress-eating custard creams....
13:30, 2019-06-06

Superdrug's Naturally Radiant £3 'magic' skincare range getting rave reviews: 'It works!' THE health and beauty retailer's own brand skincare range 'Naturally Radiant' is being heralded as an affordable alternative to posh serums and potions....
18:45, 2019-06-17

New documentary reveals all about Toni Morrison, from Oprah's first call to early bad reviews The new documentary "Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am" seeks to demystify the acclaimed 88-year-old author, who brought us "Beloved" and "Sula."        ...
23:45, 2019-06-17

‘It was not a good night’: Reviews of O’Rourke’s debate performance show perils of his candidacy The magnetic ex-congressman who sprung from a nearly successful Senate bid in Texas has been unable to fully translate the appeal of his 2018 message....
05:15, 2019-06-28

Rajnath Singh Meets Top Army Officers, Reviews Security, Border Situation Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday held a meeting with top Army officials and reviewed the security challenges facing the country, including the situation along borders with Pakistan and China,......
01:00, 2019-06-15

UPDATE 2-U.S. reviews export requests to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny" since the company is still blacklisted....
06:00, 2019-07-04

EU reviews Deutsche Bank, SocGen in screening of past money-laundering cases The European Commission is reviewing past money-laundering cases at EU banks to assess what went wrong and decide possible tweaks to rules, an EU official said, citing Deutsche Bank and Societe General as among the screened lenders....
19:00, 2019-06-06

Trump signs executive order simplifying agricultural biotech reviews during Iowa trip The White House said in a statement the order "will help eliminate delays, reduce developer costs, and provide greater certainty about the review process for farmers."...
01:45, 2019-06-12

Disney's 'The Lion King' is 'critic proof,' on pace for $175 million US debut despite mixed reviews Despite a smattering of mixed reviews from critics, general consensus is that Disney's remake of "The Lion King" will score at least $175 million in its opening weekend in the U.S., if not more....
17:30, 2019-07-16

The 'Lion King' reviews are in and critics are saying Disney's remake is beautiful to behold, but lacks soul Walt Disney Studios Disney's reimagining of "The Lion King" will be released on Friday, July 19. Critics are saying that the film's biggest strength is the stunning visuals, but that's also a major weakness. The animals look so realistic that their faces lack the emotions seen clearly in the origi...
01:15, 2019-07-12

Jimi Famurewa reviews Gezellig: Gentle, grown-up magic makes a convincing case for mischief Near the end of our lunch at Gezellig in Holborn, my pal Joe and I gazed up at its huge feature wall of seemingly random framed images — David Bowie, a map of the Netherlands, two old blokes hefting comically huge glasses of beer — and searched, in vain, for some deeper theme or meaning connecting t...
14:00, 2019-06-20

Sydney's city council reviews use of Bayer's Roundup weed killer amid cancer fears Sydney's city council said on Friday it was reviewing its weed management, which included the use of Bayer AG's Roundup, after other councils in Australia began cutting ties with the product amid concerns about possible links to cancer....
07:45, 2019-07-05

UPDATE 1-Sydney's city council reviews use of Bayer's Roundup weed killer amid cancer fears Sydney's city council said on Friday it was reviewing its weed management, which included the use of Bayer AG's Roundup, after other councils in Australia began cutting ties with the product amid concerns about possible links to cancer....
08:45, 2019-07-05

Why you can't fake a blush We’ve all been there, you get embarrassed, your cheeks become hot, you want the ground to swallow you up but what happens to your body when you blush and why do we do it?...
11:45, 2019-07-10

The Best Fake Sausage for Grilling Fake meat discourse tends to center around burgers, with their seemingly impossible meat-like texture and pink centers. But patties aren’t the only shape available from the makers of uncanny meat—it also comes in tubes, complete with sausage-like casing....
19:15, 2019-06-18

How to survive the fake news about cancer The internet is awash with ads for costly but bogus treatments – and claims that scientists are suppressing a cure for the diseaseFor Eileen O’Sullivan, being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013 was the catalyst for a deluge of distinctly unscientific and frequently dangerous advice. An investment ...
13:15, 2019-07-14

This leaked Pixel 4 XL video better be fake Google’s Pixel smartphones are never best-sellers. In fact, top flagship phones from the likes of Apple and Samsung outsell Google’s Pixel lineup each year by an order of magnitude or even more. Pixel phones also aren’t the most powerful smartphones around, and they have never feat...
17:00, 2019-06-10

These vegan fake meat options will have you fooled Faux-beef mania has spawned a new age of vegan pioneers — all angling for a bite of the imitation comfort-food space. Here, four eyebrow-raising pioneers in fake meat: The Impossible Burger In 2016, this convincing beef faker launched to shock and awe. In January, it debuted a new, even “beefi...
02:00, 2019-06-05

This Kawhi Leonard Ball Fake Is Hypnotic Kawhi Leonard has been doing a lot that’s reminiscent of Michael Jordan. The raw scoring—Leonard is up to 31.4 points per game this postseason—the shimmying midrange work, the perimeter defense. Add a new entry to the list: ball fakes only possible with enormous mitts. Check out this possession in G...
03:45, 2019-05-25

Facebook reports big rise in fake accounts Facebook says it has removed billions of fake accounts before they were active. In a new report, Facebook said there was a "steep" rise in such activity from October 2018 to March 2019, even as it worked to boost detection of bogus accounts. (May 23)        ...
02:00, 2019-05-24

Man With Fake ID Arrested For Trying To Defraud Government Ministries A 21-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday for creating a fake identity card of a Pay and Accounts Officer (PAO officer )of the central government to siphon off money from the bank accounts of various......
08:00, 2019-07-10

Facebook has taken down over 2 billion fake accounts in 2019 Facebook took down 2.19 billion fake accounts during the first quarter of 2019, the company has announced. In addition to that, Facebook said it disabled 1.2 billion fake accounts in Q4 2018. These numbers are quite staggering when you consider that......
22:15, 2019-05-23

Facebook takes down more fake accounts from Iran Today, Facebook removed 51 accounts, 36 Pages, seven groups and three Instagram accounts that were involved in "coordinated inauthentic behavior" based in Iran. According to the company, the individuals responsible pretended to be located in the US a......
02:15, 2019-05-29

How Fake Business Listings End Up on Google Maps Have a burst pipe or a broken-down car? That plumber or mechanic you found on Google Maps might not be where they say they are. Or they might not be anywhere at all. Reporters Rob Copeland and Katie Bindley have found that hundreds of thousands of the listings on Google Maps aren’t what they claim t...
15:00, 2019-07-04

Have you seen the Gyro Drop on social media? It's fake. If you were planning a trip to Seoul, South Korea to ride the intense Gyro Drop free-fall amusement park ride after seeing the video currently circulating on social media, you will be disappointed....
13:45, 2019-06-15

Facebook Finds Itself on Receiving End of Fake Video An altered video of CEO Mark Zuckerberg has surfaced on the social-media company’s Instagram app, where he appears to question his company’s data practices....
05:00, 2019-06-12

EU chief: Brexit a 'vaccine' against 'fake news' Brexit has acted as a warning against leaving the European Union and was a "vaccine against anti-EU propaganda and fake news", according to European Council President Donald Tusk....
10:30, 2019-05-29

Whatever became of urban myths? Were they replaced by fake news? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsUrban myths – alligators in the sewers etc – used to be very popular and some were gruesomely entertaining, so why have they disappeared? Have the...
13:45, 2019-07-09

| Fake cops steal $3.7m from Swiss woman Fraudsters posing as police officers stole 3.3m euros ($3.7m) from a Swiss woman through an elaborate scam that involved a fake plot implicating the victim's bank, Swiss media reported....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Mexicans buy fake cellphones to hand over in muggings Armed robberies have gotten so common aboard buses in Mexico City that commuters have come up with a clever if disheartening solution: Many are buying fake cellphones, to hand over to thieves instead of their real smartphones...
19:15, 2019-05-21

MIT made an AI that can detect and create fake images Creating digital renderings and editing images can take hours, but researchers from MIT and IBM want to change that. They've trained AI to generate photographic images from scratch and to intelligently edit objects inside them. While this could be be......
20:45, 2019-07-01

Seen the Gyro Drop on social media? It's fake. If you were planning a trip to Seoul, South Korea to ride the intense Gyro Drop free-fall amusement park ride after seeing the video currently circulating on social media, you will be disappointed....
00:00, 2019-06-20

Amazon warns customers: Those supplements might be fake Enlarge (credit: Getty | John Greim) On the second evening of Prime Day, Amazon’s annual sales bonanza, Anne Marie Bressler received an email from Amazon that had nothing to do with the latest deals. The message, sent from an automated email address Tuesday, informed her that the Align nutritional...
16:45, 2019-07-21

Schumer wants Grubhub to eat any ‘fake’ restaurant fees ​Sen. Chuck Schumer is getting in the middle of the food fight between ​​Grub​hub and New York City restaurants by asking the delivery app to eat its “fake” fees. In May, The Post reported how​​​ ​Grub​hub, the country’s largest food ordering service, was charging restaurants in the Big Apple and el...
22:45, 2019-07-14

Fake news is real — A.I. is going to make it much worse Advancements in AI are rapidly paving the way for "deepfake" videos, content that falsely shows people saying and doing things they never said or did. These fakes are blurring the lines between fact and fiction in journalism like never before....
05:30, 2019-07-13

| Inflatable tanks and 'fake news': The little-known side of D-Day On June 6, 1944, more than 150 000 Allied troops invaded the northern French coast, marking the start of France's liberation from its Nazi occupiers....
16:15, 2019-06-06

Facebook isn’t deleting the fake Pelosi video. Should it? SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook has chosen to leave up a doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in which she appeared to slur her words. That has outraged people who believe Facebook should do more to clamp down on misinformation. But Facebook has long resisted making judgments about the truthfu...
10:30, 2019-05-30

Could ‘fake text’ be the next global political threat? An AI fake text generator that can write paragraphs in a style based on just a sentence has raised concerns about its potential to spread false informationEarlier this month, an unexceptional thread appeared on Reddit announcing that there is a new way “to cook egg white[s] without a frying pan”.As ...
08:00, 2019-07-04

Are these two the next stars of the PGA Tour? These two golfers from Oklahoma State, Viktor Hovland and Matthew Wolff, could be the next stars of the PGA.        ...
04:00, 2019-06-24

See Stars Age Themselves Thanks to This New Filter Ever wonder how you'll age? This app just took the guess work out of it--and Hollywood is joining in the fun. While Hollywood is usually airbrushing out wrinkles, the stars have......
18:00, 2019-07-17

Why Stars Won’t Come to the Knicks After winning just 17 games this season, the team targeted Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving in free agency. They signed with the Nets. This was part of a pattern....
11:30, 2019-07-05

North Korea: Fake news on both sides is the norm Stories of the secretive state captivate media and audiences alike. But often the stories are only half true, sometimes outright false — especially those coming from a particular South Korean source....
05:30, 2019-06-04

These leaked Galaxy Note 10 photos are probably fake, but they look amazing At the time it was first released, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 was easily one of the most powerful and capable smartphones on the planet. It was also one of the most boring smartphones on the planet since it was essentially just a Galaxy Note 8 with slightly better specs and a Bluetooth-connected ...
15:45, 2019-06-03

8 charged in Canada over fake goods at mall cited by US MARKHAM, Ontario (AP) — Canadian authorities say eight people are facing charges following a police raid on a Toronto-area mall that U.S. officials have called a “notorious market'” for counterfeit luxury goods. York Regional Constable Laura Nicolle said Tuesday that police noticed a spi...
04:15, 2019-05-29

Mussolini’s Quincussis: Was the Ancient Roman Coin a Fake? Scientists are perplexed at the origins and provenance of two very ancient and unusual Roman coins that turned up like a bad penny in the 20th century. ...
05:30, 2019-07-09

Facebook removed 3 billion fake accounts in just 6 months Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said Thursday. Nearly all of them were caught before they had a chance to become “active” users of the social network. In a new report, Facebook said it saw a “steep increa...
20:45, 2019-05-23

In 6 Months, Facebook Removes Over 3 Billion Fake Accounts (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said Thursday. Nearly all of them were caught before they had a chance to become “active” users of the social network. In a new report, ...
19:45, 2019-05-23

Twitter acquires AI startup to help it fight fake news Twitter has acquired London startup Fabula AI, which is working on a technology to detect fake news. On its website, Fabula says its patented technology called Geometric Deep Learning exhibits high success rates when it comes to identifying and spott......
13:45, 2019-06-04

8 charged in Canada over fake goods at mall cited by US Canadian authorities say eight people are facing charges following a police raid on a Toronto-area mall that U.S. officials have called a “notorious market”’ for counterfeit luxury goods...
04:45, 2019-05-29

Facebook removes 3 billion fake accounts over six months Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts over a six-month span, far outpacing previous efforts by the company in striking fraudulent accounts from the platform, the tech giant said Thursday....
22:45, 2019-05-24

That 'Found Cat' Craigslist Ad Featuring a Bobcat is Totally Fake Have you seen this Craigslist ad that’s going viral on social media? The headline screams “FOUND CAT - NEED OWNERS ASAP!!” but if you take a closer look at the photos, it clearly shows a bobcat. Scary, right?Read more......
20:30, 2019-05-24

Facebook isn’t deleting the fake Pelosi video. Should it? An altered video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi began circulating online last week, but Facebook and Twitter have not taken it down.        ...
18:45, 2019-05-30

FaceTime will correct your fake eye contact through feature in iOS 13, report says Apple appears to be toying with its FaceTime feature to make video calls feel more personal, automatically adjusting eye contact.       ...
21:45, 2019-07-03

Trump and Putin comment on fake news in Osaka Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump were heard on camera discussing "fake news" before their talks at the G-20 summit in Osaka on Friday. (June 28)        ...
09:15, 2019-06-29

Fake Facebook accounts are influencing African elections Facebook has issued a statement on how it removed fake accounts originating from Israel that ran Facebook Pages, Groups and Instagram accounts that carried false information looking to influence elections in several African countries. This forms part of Facebook looking to redeem itself and act proa...
14:45, 2019-05-24

Dad pleads guilty to paying $250,000 to get son into USC as fake volleyball recruit Jeffrey Bizzack, former president of the company ServiceSource, is the 51st defendant charged in the Rick Singer "Varsity Blues" college scheme.        ...
23:15, 2019-06-28

Fake Christchurch attack victims seek NZ$17k in support New Zealand police have raised concerns over people faking their presence at two deadly mosque shootings in March. More than NZ$7 million has been paid out to survivors by local victims' funds so far....
19:00, 2019-06-28

Fake prince sentenced to 18 years in federal prison Colombian native Anthony Gignac, who swindled millions from investors while pretending to be a prince from Saudi Arabia, was sentenced by a federal judge in Miami to 18 ½ years in prison Friday....
17:45, 2019-06-02

Singapore's ban on fake news sets a dangerous precedent As tempting as it sounds, Singapore's initiative to curb online misinformation could stop public-interest journalism and stifle academic discourse, says Donna Lu...
22:15, 2019-05-29

Research: The best way to stop the spread of fake photos is education It can be hard to tell whether a picture is real. Consider, as the participants in our recent research did, these two images and see whether you think neither, either or both of them has been doctored. You might have based your assessment of the images on the visual information alone, or perhaps fac...
19:45, 2019-07-02

Fake news is real — A.I. is going to make it much worse Deepfaking is a product of AI and machine learning advancements that allows high-tech computers to produce completely false yet realistic videos.       ...
15:45, 2019-07-12

Samsung Now Has a Way To Make Ultrarealistic Fake Videos With Just One Photo Fake videos are getting really damn good, and now they’re getting even easier to make. For innocuous purposes like, say, a moving avatar, it’s a pretty cool development. But for more insidious use cases, like exploiting the technology to harass someone online, it’s unsettling.Read more......
01:00, 2019-05-24

It Takes Real Skills to Be a Fake Stephen Curry Two basketball impersonators, Brandon Armstrong and Maxim Peranidze, give their insights into the fledgling world of sports comedy that has brought them fame....
19:30, 2019-05-31

How to Find and Report Fake Businesses on Google Maps The next time you go to order pizza, or call someone to repair an appliance, make sure you aren’t getting scammed by a representative of a business that doesn’t actually exist....
04:00, 2019-06-22

That Theme Park Ride Going Viral Right Now Is Totally Fake Have you seen video of that theme park ride that’s been going viral? Not to pop anyone’s balloon, but the video is totally fake. It’s a great computer-generated animation.Read more......
19:15, 2019-06-14

Sri Lanka Proposes New Law On Fake News After Easter Attacks Sri Lanka's government will introduce five-year jail terms for those caught spreading fake news and hate speech on social media, the government said Wednesday, following a surge in online vitriol and......
00:30, 2019-06-06

UK wants to curb fake news and cyberbullying with new internet laws The UK government plans to make social media firms legally take responsibility for their users and safety, as well as the content that appears on their services...
04:45, 2019-05-22

Fake Magic: The Gathering Card Names Are Fantastic Jason Rohrer (Passage, Sleep Is Death) thought it’d be fun to train an AI to create fake Magic: The Gathering card names. It was a good hunch....
04:30, 2019-06-20

Symantec Data Stolen by Hacker Is Fake, Company Says Data including a purported list of clients was reportedly stolen from the leading antivirus maker Symantec in a breach the company has downplayed as having no ramifications. Read more......
23:00, 2019-06-13

A Fake Zuckerberg Video Challenges Facebook’s Rules Last month, the social media company would not remove a doctored video of Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Facebook said the video of Mr. Zuckerberg will get the same treatment....
05:00, 2019-06-12

Facebook, Google and Twitter need to do more to tackle fake news, EU says In a report published Friday, the EU found evidence of "coordinated inauthentic behavior" on online platforms ahead of the European Parliament elections last month....
14:15, 2019-06-14

Fake news: how misinformation became the new front in US political warfare Almost 70% of Americans feel fake news has greatly impacted their confidence in government institutions, a new study saysAs the US gears up for its next general election, half of Americans view fake news as a bigger threat to the country than terrorism, illegal immigration, violent crime or racism, ...
07:15, 2019-06-07

Hackers hid malware in a fake trading app to steal your cryptocurrency Security researchers have uncovered a knock-off cryptocurrency trading website designed to steal the funds of unwitting victims. Cybercriminals have created a website that imitates the Cryptohopper cryptocurrency trading platform to distribute malware that could steal personal information, hijack yo...
15:30, 2019-06-06

Republicans Desperately Trying to Make 'History' the Next 'Fake News' On Monday, the House Judiciary Committee kicked off its hearing on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report, welcoming a quartet of legal experts to share their thoughts on Mueller’s findings—particularly those that pertained to whether or not President Donald Trump obstructed justice over the cours...
23:15, 2019-06-10

How to Spot (and Avoid) Fake Google Maps Listings When you search for a local business on Google, your instinct is to trust the top results. But the listings that show up under the map can contain made-up information. Here are signs you’re looking at a fake listing....
15:45, 2019-06-22

Schumer warns dangerous fake e-cigs are entering the US Sen. Chuck Schumer warned that counterfeit e-cigarettes made with potentially dangerous ingredients are showing up in the United States and he wants the federal government to crack down on the products to prevent an emergency health crisis. “That is why, amidst an emerging ‘fake’ e-cig flavor ...
22:15, 2019-06-23

The DeanBeat: The real and the fake trends of gaming in 2019 Dean Takahashi analyzes the fake trends, like the resurgence of booth babes, and the real trends, like the growth of blockbusters, from E3 2019.Read More...
17:15, 2019-06-21

'The Dead Don't Die' stars on the environment Flesh-eating zombies terrorize a small town in Jim Jarmusch's "The Dead Don't Die", a comedy horror in which polar fracking sets off strange reactions and raises the dead....
15:45, 2019-06-14

Are these two golfers the next stars of the PGA Tour? These two golfers from Oklahoma State, Viktor Hovland and Matthew Wolff, could be the next stars of the PGA.        ...
04:00, 2019-06-22

NYC’s new exclusive gym is catered to the stars Fifteen-foot Himalayan pink-salt walls, infrared saunas, doggie daycare — when it comes to his massive new Flatiron District gym, celebrity fitness mogul Alex Reznik is leaving no kettlebell unturned. And after converting the storied Clay Health Club + Spa at 25 W. 14th St. into the extravagant memb...
16:00, 2019-06-05

See All the Stars at Comic-Con 2019 You never know who you'll see at Comic-Con! With 2019 Comic-Con officially underway this week, the stars have begun to align in San Diego in honor of the annual convention. And with......
05:00, 2019-07-19

Facebook, Twitter delete fake accounts originating in Iran Several fake social media accounts spreading messages in support of Iran have been removed from Facebook and Twitter. The deletion of the accounts came after an investigation by internet security firm FireEye....
11:45, 2019-05-29

Trinamool Leader Accuses BJP For "Fake Cards" With Mamata Banerjee's Name The ruling Trinamool Congress on Tuesday slammed the BJP for allegedly engineering the circulation in the social media a fake membership card bearing the name of its supremo Mamata Banerjee....
08:00, 2019-07-10

Bihar RJD Lawmaker Says Video Of Him Dancing Fake, Threatens Action An RJD lawmaker from Bihar has been caught on camera forcibly holding a woman and dancing to loud music, allegedly during a study tour in Manipur. The lawmaker, Yaduvansh Kumar Yadav, was part of a......
16:15, 2019-06-10

Report: QuadrigaCX CEO used fake trades to misappropriate users’ cryptocurrency The Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX appears to have been playing with fire long before it collapsed – and took $134 million with it – earlier this year. According to the latest report from administrators, EY, QuadrigaCX had been operating a fraudulent cryptocurrency exchange. It failed t...
12:15, 2019-06-20

Singapore's anti-fake news law could muzzle free speech Singapore has recently joined the list of countries seeking to protect their citizens from harmful online content. But many complain the government's move "criminalizes free speech" and encourages self-censorship....
21:30, 2019-06-06

10+ million Android users installed a fake Samsung update app In recent months, we’ve seen quite a few reports of the Google Play Store hosting counterfeit apps that are designed to dupe users and earn money through ad farms. In the latest reveal, CSIS Security Group’s report suggests that a fake app  – promising updates for Samsung phones – has been installed...
15:45, 2019-07-05

That Viral Video of a Family Fleeing an Avalanche is Totally Fake Have you seen that viral video of a family watching an avalanche? The dad leaves his wife and kids to die as the avalanche barrels down on them. It’s pretty funny in a twisted way. But the video is totally fake. Read more......
17:45, 2019-06-06

McDonald's Japan Fined For Its Fake Roast Beef Burgers Japan’s Consumer Affairs Agency has fined McDonald’s after breaking the law and misrepresenting the Tokyo Roast Beef Burger sold in summer 2017. According to NicoNico, the fine is 21.7 million yen (nearly $200,000) and must be paid by December 25 of this year....
19:30, 2019-05-24

Fake Uber Driver Gets 30 Years For Sexually Assaulting Teen FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man who pretended to be an Uber driver to sexually assault a college student has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. Willie Foust pleaded guilty to sexual battery after the victim testified at his trial. The woman was an 18-year-old Florida Gulf Coast University f...
20:30, 2019-06-18

Fake Office 365 site installs malware as browser update Microsoft users have been warned to watch out for a fake Office 365 site which is pushing malware disguised as a software update.The site, discovered by researchers at MalwareHunterTeam, is designed to resemble a Microsoft-owned site, and even contains links that direct to pages hosted on Microsoft ...
18:30, 2019-07-19

‘Fake Orthodox’ couple accused of trying to convert Jews to Christianity David Costello and Rivkah Weber look every bit a young Orthodox Jewish couple. Costello sports a yarmulke and sidelocks and Weber dresses modestly and covers her head. They keep kosher and never miss Sabbath at the synagogue. But they do share one little oddity: They believe Jesus is the Messiah. An...
17:30, 2019-05-26

Fake Instagram accounts are hijacking Sudan solidarity campaign Some Instagram accounts have been accused of using a social media campaign that aims to promote solidarity with victims of unrest in Sudan merely to gain more followers on the platform....
05:30, 2019-06-19

In BJP's List Of Bengal Political Murders, Mix Of Fake And Genuine Cases Of the 54 cases listed by the BJP as cases of their workers being murdered by the Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal, at least seven claims appear to be fake and nine are too vague to draw......
13:45, 2019-06-07

QB Brett Favre staying retired, Instagram announcement was fake Legendary quarterback Brett Favre says he isn't coming out of retirement. An Instagram announcement declaring his return to the NFL, he said, was a hoax....
17:15, 2019-06-19

Dutch man conned investors out of $26M with fake Bitcoin mining rigs A man from Apeldoorn, Netherlands has been arrested for fraud and money laundering after convincing over 100 people to invest a total of $26 million in fictitious Bitcoin mining rigs. The 33-year-old named as Berry van M. was director of two companies which claimed to sell Bitcoin mining machines. T...
21:30, 2019-05-21

Fake lashes with side effects: Risk of eczema and infection Long, full lashes are considered attractive, especially in women. That's why artificial lashes are on the rise. But these extensions come with health risks....
00:45, 2019-06-18

911 operator wrote fake doctor’s notes to get out of work, cops say An NYPD 911 operator was busted Monday for allegedly writing up fake doctor’s notes to get paid days off, police said. Stephanie Williams, 30, is accused of giving the fraudulent medical notes to the NYPD on seven different occasions, cops said. Williams was arrested just after 6:30 a.m. Monda...
16:15, 2019-05-21

A guide to all the fake stuff Martin Scorsese put in his new Bob Dylan documentary "Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese," a new concert documentary on Netflix, is full of nonsense. In a way, that's the perfect way to explore Dylan....
13:30, 2019-06-18

Former French PM Fillon's trial over fake jobs set for February 24-March 10 French former Prime Minister Francois Fillon and his wife will stand trial between February 24 and March 10, a Paris court said Thursday, on charges related to a fake jobs scandal that ruined his bid for the 2017 presidency....
16:00, 2019-07-11

CNN's Jim Acosta claims Trump was just engaging in an 'act' when he called him 'fake news' CNN reporter Jim Acosta will reportedly release a new book, on June 11, in which he suggests that President Trump didn't take the "fake news" accusation seriously at the beginning of his presidency....
23:00, 2019-05-25

Chapman University: Student had fake SATs in bribes scandal ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — A private university in California says it determined one student linked to the biggest school admissions scandal ever prosecuted by federal authorities may have submitted fraudulent SAT scores. Chapman University said Thursday it’s evaluating if any action is needed agai...
19:30, 2019-05-24

Man accused in Estill Co. case indicted on fake documents charge LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A federal grand jury in Lexington has indicted a man who previously was accused of messaging teenagers for sex in Estill County. Officials said the indictment was handed up Thursday in Lexington federal court against Torstein Torsteinson Reneau. He is accused of using...
19:45, 2019-06-30

Driver busted with ridiculous fake New York inspection sticker An upstate New York man was busted for driving with a crudely drawn fake vehicle safety inspection sticker, prompting local authorities to mock the creation. Cops spotted the phony red sticker when they pulled over 35-year-old Manuel Muniz on Monday morning in Amsterdam, NY, according to WRGB. The s...
07:01, 2019-05-23

Modern Manufacturing Has Made It Nearly Impossible to Spot a Fake Rolex At one point in time, it was easy to spot a fake Rolex, as most knock-offs used a non-mechanical Quartz movement inside that resulted in a stuttered ticking movement of the watch’s second hand. But as the experts at Watchfinder & Co. discovered, that’s far from the case today. The best Rolex fak...
23:45, 2019-06-05

Feds find diamonds, fake passport at Epstein’s townhouse The feds found dozens of diamonds, piles of cash and a fake passport with Jeffrey Epstein’s photo stashed in a safe at the convicted pedophile’s Upper East Side townhouse, they said Monday. Prosecutors told a Manhattan federal judge about the newly revealed contents of the safe — which also he...
00:45, 2019-07-16

Fake Notes With Face Value Of Rs 8L Seized, 1 Held In Maharashtra's Jalna Police arrested a 45-year-old man for allegedly cheating people on the pretext of offering them low interest loans and seized fake currency notes having face value of Rs 8 lakh from him in Jalna......
10:45, 2019-06-13

Dutch "Big Brother" creator sues Facebook over fake Bitcoin ads Dutch billionaire businessman John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook in an Amsterdam court on Wednesday, saying the social media giant had allowed fake ads on its platform using his name and image to perpetrate Bitcoin-related fraud....
17:30, 2019-06-05

Airbnb users getting scammed with fake rentals, account closures Some Airbnb users are being scammed with their accounts being accessed and being charged for non-refundable reservations made on their payment method.        ...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Millions of Google Maps Listings Are Fake, Report Claims With thousands of new fake accounts being added every month, Google Maps is flooded by about 11 million false listings and phone numbers that reroute to competing businesses....
10:15, 2019-06-22

Schools to teach pupils about perils of fake news and catfishing Education secretary says guidance will help guard children against online harmsGuidance on teaching online safety in schools to make children more resilient to catfishing, fake news and other online harms has been announced by the education secretary.The guidelines will combine teaching on relations...
19:15, 2019-06-27

Facebook removed 3 billion fake accounts over a six-month period Facebook said it had removed more than 3 billion fake accounts over the past two quarters, a spike in inauthentic activity that the tech giant attributed to “unsophisticated” bad actors that are caught in the act of creating scores of fake profiles in batches....
20:15, 2019-05-23

Trump says U.K. protests were ‘small’ and ‘fake news,’ but pictures tell a different story U.S. President Donald Trump severely downplayed the size of the crowds protesting his state visit to the U.K., calling them "small" despite pictures showing thousands of demonstrators. ...
17:45, 2019-06-04

Trump dismisses ‘very small’ London protests as ‘fake news’ President Trump on Tuesday dismissed the thousands of protesters in London rallying against his state visit to the UK, claiming he saw a “very, very small group of people put in for political reasons.” At a joint press conference with outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May, Trump sa...
17:15, 2019-06-04

Researchers Want to Build Fake Photo Detection Tools Right Into Our Cameras There are ways in which digital forensics experts can identify if an image has been manipulated, but there’s certainly room for improvement, especially at a time when faking images is only getting easier, more realistic, and, most insidiously, more coordinated. And researchers see the very technolog...
21:30, 2019-05-28

Arby’s creates ‘Megetables’ in response to fake meat trend Ever feel like you should eat more vegetables, but just want to eat meat instead? Well, Arby’s has the solution. In a strange gimmick targeted at the recent popularity of fake meat options — like Beyond and Impossible — the home of “the meats” has rolled out its own version of faux-food:...
03:45, 2019-06-28

Half of Americans think fake news is a big problem and they blame politicians for it Misinformation was cited more often as a major problem than sexism, racism, illegal immigration or terrorism.        ...
00:30, 2019-06-06

WSJ: Google Maps is flooded with 'millions' of fake business listings If you've ever tried to find a locksmith on Google in a pinch, this may not surprise you. Turns out Google Maps is filled with millions of scam operations that are impersonating real businesses, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal.......
23:45, 2019-06-20

Cambodia jails translator over ‘fake news’ sex trafficking film The fixer and translator for the film will face for two years in jail for his role in making a documentary about sex trafficking in the Southeast Asian country which the government said contained “fake news.”...
00:45, 2019-06-29

Facebook deletes fake accounts used in pro-Iranian influence campaign A pro-Iranian influence campaign created fake Facebook and Twitter accounts to push Tehran's viewpoint in the US and succeeded in having a number of American newspapers publish their letters, according to new research published Tuesday....
08:00, 2019-05-29

Dutch 'Big Brother' creator sues Facebook over fake Bitcoin ads Dutch billionaire John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook on Wednesday for allowing fake ads on its platform which used his name and image to perpetrate Bitcoin-related fraud....
06:30, 2019-06-06

No Special Treatment: Fake Video of Zuckerberg Stays on Instagram Instagram will refrain from taking down an ultra-realistic "deepfake video" of Facebook's CEO bragging about controlling billions of people's "stolen" personal data....
09:15, 2019-06-12

Consumers lose thousands to fake credit repair scheme Want to add 100 points or more to your credit score? Consumers pay thousands in upfront fees to clear up bad credit but have little to show.       ...
19:00, 2019-07-05

Facebook Sued by Dutch Big Brother Creator Over Fake Bitcoin Ads Dutch billionaire John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook on Wednesday for allowing fake ads on its platform which used his name and image to perpetrate Bitcoin-related fraud....
12:15, 2019-06-06

As Facebook cracks down on fake political ads, businesses are getting caught in the crossfire Facebook's automated system for detecting political advertising has flagged ads mentioning certain issues, even if they're not politically motivated. Small business owners who rely on Facebook advertising say they are frustrated....
17:30, 2019-06-28

| WATCH: Trump slams 'fake polls' suggesting he's falling behind US President Donald Trump has slammed reports that his internal re-election campaign polls show him trailing Democratic front-runner Joe Biden, as well as other candidates in the 2020 presidential race....
18:30, 2019-06-13

"Fake": Foreign Ministry On Report Saying India Ready For Talks With Pak India on Thursday dismissed as "fake news" a Pakistani media report claiming New Delhi is ready for talks with Islamabad, saying there is no change in its position that Pakistan must first take......
22:00, 2019-06-20

Meet the Art World's Rising Stars Young creators are blending traditional techniques with digital savvy, making works that are in demand at auctions and museums—here are five to watch....
08:30, 2019-06-17

Stars and Stripes (and Wins) Forever The United States women’s team has always played against its history as much as flesh-and-blood opponents. On Sunday, the current edition raised the bar ever higher....
02:30, 2019-07-08

The first-half fantasy baseball All-Stars The baseball season is about to reach the intermission of yet another roller-coaster year in which we have seen superstars take their abilities to new highs (and lows), unheralded players taking center stage to provide incredible fantasy value and rookies playing more like 10-year vets. We’ve also t...
04:30, 2019-07-07

Unlikely track day stars: top picks for under £2000 An old Mercedes S-Class really could be your ideal track day weapon You don’t need vintage metal or a flash new supercar to be a track-day star, just one of these low-cost larrikins To the casual observer, they appear to be worn-out wrecks. But the Autocar team knows better. These are 10 of the...
09:45, 2019-07-06

LV carry-on luggage? No thanks, we're going normcore, say stars Affordable luggage brands such as Away and Tumi are now favoured by the Instagram glitteratiAs the warm weather approaches and bite-size travel breaks are reported to be on the rise, airport fashion is given as much consideration as what to wear to the beach. This summer, however, it’s all about acc...
16:15, 2019-05-21

| Stars set to shine at Durban July A capacity crowd, crisp winter weather, a track full of stars along with celebrities and socialites will share in the 123rd running of the Durban July at Greyville on Saturday....
14:00, 2019-07-04

All the Stars Who've Hosted the MTV Movie & TV Awards: Where Are They Now? It's almost time for the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards! Zachary Levi will host this year's event from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. on Monday, June 17. The Shazam!......
12:15, 2019-06-14

Siakam stars for Raptors with all-around effort Pascal Siakam, who has become a jack-of-all-trades at both ends for the Raptors, did "a little bit of everything" Thursday night in powering Toronto to victory in its first NBA Finals game....
12:45, 2019-05-31

The movie stars all Americans can agree on This year will be remembered as the year America went to the dogs. At least cinematically. We’ve just seen the release of “A Dog’s Journey.” It is not to be confused with its predecessor “A Dog’s Purpose,” which was different from “A Dog’s Way Home,” which is different (obviously) from “Isle of Dogs...
15:30, 2019-06-01

Exploding stars may have put humanity on two feet As human ancestors went from swinging through trees to walking on two legs, they may have received a boost from an unlikely source: ancient supernovas....
17:30, 2019-05-30

Aladdin Premiere: See Every Look as the Stars Arrive It's looking like "a whole new world" on Hollywood Blvd. The biggest and brightest stars flocked to the Los Angeles premiere of Disney's Aladdin on Tuesday evening. Held......
04:45, 2019-05-22

Where Are Your Favorite Disney Channel Stars Now? Every once in a while, a ghost of Disney Channel past will pop up to offer an update on their life post-Mouse House, sending a certain segment of the internet (read: Millennials) into an absolute......
15:45, 2019-05-30

See the Best Dressed Stars at the 2019 BET Awards We can always bet on the stars showing up in jaw dropping outfits for the BET Awards. And tonight was certainly no exception. For the 2019 BET Awards, the biggest stars in entertainment......
10:00, 2019-06-24

Scotland Can Become Stars In Their First Performance On The Big Stage Most countries making their debut in a tournament like the World Cup are just happy to be there. Implied in a country making it to its first major tournament is that the country in the very recent past was not very good, and its soccer infrastructure is at an incredibly early stage of its developmen...
18:30, 2019-06-09

NYC-area stars and former AAU teammates get drafted The New York City area joined the party late in the first round of the NBA draft. Ty Jerome, the New Rochelle native who played a critical role in Virginia’s run to a national championship, was drafted 24th overall by the Celtics, then traded to the Suns for a 2020 first-round pick. The 6-foot-5 Jer...
13:45, 2019-06-21

WWE stars react ahead of AEW’s Double or Nothing Some of WWE’s superstars appear to appreciate the coming competition. Hours before All Elite Wrestling was set to put on its first show, “Double or Nothing,” at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, a number of WWE talents took to social media to wish their fellow wrestlers luck and e...
03:30, 2019-05-26

Kids want to be YouTubers, not movie stars (NBC News) ANAHEIM, Calif. — In a crowded ballroom on the top floor of the Anaheim Convention Center, teens and young adults with colorful hair and cameras in their hands mingled on Friday. The group had gathered as part of a networking group of up-and-coming creators hoping to grow their YouTube ch...
01:30, 2019-07-14

Men Who Floated Fake Income Tax Webpage, Hacked Bank Accounts Arrested Seven persons including three Nigerians have been arrested by city police for hacking into over 2,000 bank accounts and transferring crores of rupees after creating a fake webpage of the Income Tax......
22:00, 2019-06-13

Fake Saudi prince who flaunted on Instagram sentenced in fraud scheme Miami fraudster Anthony Gignac was sentenced Friday by a Florida judge to 18.5 years in prison for swindling $8 million from people by posing as Middle Eastern royalty, according to reports....
08:45, 2019-06-02

Spy Used AI to Create Fake LinkedIn Photo to Fool Targets, Report Finds LinkedIn might be where you go to find jobs, but it’s also apparently where spies lurk. Experts are now saying they’ve found an instance where a spy used an AI-generated face to connect with targets, according to a report from the Associated Press.Read more......
20:15, 2019-06-13

Pizza Chain In Trouble For Covertly Serving Fake Meat: Report New Zealand pizza chain, Hell Pizza on Friday denied misleading customers by covertly serving fake meat, despite a lawyer's warning that the company might have breached a trade act....
11:00, 2019-06-28

An authentication expert at The RealReal showed us how to spot fake designer accessories The RealReal is going public and could be valued at $1.6 billion when it begins trading on Friday. We visited the luxury reseller's NYC location where an authentication expert walked us through how to spot fake designer goods. We looked at two versions of Adidas Yeezys, Hermes Birkin bags, Chanel s...
00:45, 2019-06-28

D-Day deception: How phantom armies and fake information helped win the Battle of Normandy It was 75 years ago that the Allied forces undertook Operation Overlord, the codename for the invasion for the Battle of Normandy, which involved the D-Day landings that were actually codenamed Operation Neptune....
19:01, 2019-06-05

Facebook Removes a Fresh Batch of Iran-Linked Fake Accounts Outside researchers tipped Facebook off that a social media network was pushing Iranian interests, posing as journalists, and even impersonating politicians....
21:15, 2019-05-28

ASMR and fake metal prop construction videos have, at long last, been combined Before the internet, unfortunate craftspeople had to learn the ins and outs of their trade without any reprieve from the stress that comes with hard, delicate work. Now, in a world where seemingly anything is possible, a YouTube video from the excellently named TheCrafsMan SteadyCraftin DIY tutorial...
20:15, 2019-06-27

Skip Bayless duped by fake James Harden ‘manboobs’ tweet If you forget to look for the blue check mark, you’re going to end up with egg on your face. Skip Bayless was embarrassingly duped by a tweet from a fake Adrian Wojnarowski account that stated Chris Paul making fun of Rockets teammate James Harden for having “manboobs” was a reason...
00:15, 2019-06-20

Fake diamond alert: If yours are simulated or made in a lab, you can't call them mined Diamonds are mined and if they're lab-created or synthetic, you have to say as much, the FTC is warning jewelers.        ...
05:15, 2019-05-29

Report: Google Maps hosts ‘millions’ of fake business listings Many of us rely on Google Maps to find electricians, hair salon, and other services in our area.  Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal reported that Google Maps hosts an estimated ’11 million falsely listed businesses on any given day.’  The majority of the bogus listings are found in categories that ...
11:00, 2019-06-21

That Viral Video of a Robot Uprising Is Fake Because the Real Thing Will Be So Much Deadlier Have you seen that viral video of a robot getting its ass kicked by humans? The robot is forced to perform a variety of agility drills and gets hit with a hockey stick, enduring quite a bit of abuse before the robot finally pulls a gun on its human tormentors. But the video is completely fake—well, ...
04:45, 2019-06-18

Katz’s hosting fake orgasm contest for ‘When Harry Met Sally…’ anniversary If you can fake it here, you can fake it anywhere. Katz’s Delicatessen is hosting an orgasm-faking contest next month to celebrate the 30-year anniversary of the classic romantic comedy “When Harry Met Sally…” The deli was famously featured in the “I’ll have what ...
03:15, 2019-05-30

Many Americans Believe Fake News Is a Bigger Problem Than Racism, New Poll Finds Before an orange-tinged carnival barker began waging a war with the news media and Russian troll farms began spewing misinformation across social media to help said carnival barker ascend to the White House, the quality of news probably ranked fairly low among the things most Americans typically wor...
01:45, 2019-06-09

Fake accounts pose as candidates, reporters to push pro-Iran agenda A propaganda effort possibly out of Iran has been using Facebook and Twitter to try and impersonate real Americans, including a handful of US congressional candidates, according to new research....
19:15, 2019-05-29

Terry Pratchett predicted rise of fake news in 1995, says biographer Marc Burrows discovered Bill Gates interview in which the writer warned of ‘parity of esteem’ given to stories published on the netIn 1995, the internet was a world of dial-up connections and Usenet newsgroups, but according to his biographer, Terry Pratchett had already “accurately predicted how th...
20:15, 2019-05-30

Demand In Rajya Sabha To Regulate Fake News, Indecent Language A demand to frame a law to regulate fake news and indecent language on social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook was made in the Rajya Sabha Tuesday....
12:45, 2019-07-02

Instagram Won't Drop Fake Clip Of Zuckerberg Bragging About "Stolen Data" Instagram will not take down an ultra-realistic "deepfake video" posted on Tuesday of Facebook's chief executive bragging about controlling billions of people's "stolen" personal data....
10:15, 2019-06-13

Badly-made fake license plate leads to arrest in California MOORPARK, Calif. (AP) — A big-rig truck driver has been arrested after authorities spotted a phony license plate on his rig. How could they tell? Well, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department says the 1960s-style yellow-on-black plate had wobbly letters and numbers. Also, instead of “CAL...
04:00, 2019-06-13

Moonday Mornings: Facebook scammers target UAE investors with fake Bitcoin ads Welcome to another week and another Moonday Mornings. It’s Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines. Let’s get to it. 1. Facebook has removed a number of fake adverts that falsely claim Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed of the United Arab Emirates has set up a Bitcoin ...
13:00, 2019-07-01

There are calls for models wearing fake pregnancy bumps in ad campaigns to be banned There are calls for fashion firms to stop using fake bump models, after reality star Arabella Chi was used as ASOS's maternity model despite never having been pregnant....
04:15, 2019-06-29

Influencer’s ‘surprise’ engagement blasted as fake over leaked sponsors request There’s nothing more romantic than brand sponsorship. An Instagram influencer’s elaborate “surprise” engagement was recently shopped around to companies, which were asked to back the couple’s special moment with sponsorships. “We’re pleased to offer your brand the opportunity to al...
06:45, 2019-06-21

Homeless and poor people recruited to fake slipping in alleged $31M scam Three men recruited poor and homeless people to stage phony slip-and-fall accidents in front of businesses around the city to cheat the companies and their insurers out of more than $31.7 million, jurors found Tuesday. Following a three-week trial, the federal jury in Manhattan found Bryan Duncan, R...
07:30, 2019-05-29

Sunny Beach escorts warning as FAKE ads set up to snare horny Brits BRIT punters heading to the cheapest resort in Europe have been warned off booking Sunny Beach escorts as hundreds of fake adverts are set up to snare horny lads....
21:15, 2019-06-16

Here's How a Facebook Exec Defended Leaving Up That Fake Nancy Pelosi Video Doctored videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that make her appear as if she is slurring or intoxicated and went viral toward the end of last week—one was shared by President Donald Trump on Thursday—will not be removed from Facebook despite the fact that they have been determined to be fake. On Fri...
13:30, 2019-05-27

Jeffrey Epstein claims he got fake passport to protect himself from plane hijacking Jeffrey Epstein says he got a fake passport listing his residence as Saudi Arabia in the 1980s because he is Jewish — and that it could have offered him some protection if he ever fell victim to an airline hijacking. Attorneys for the multimillionaire pedophile, who is charged anew with child sex tr...
03:15, 2019-07-17

Operation Avalanche, the only good conspiracy—fake the Moon landing, get promoted [credit: Zapruder Films ] With this weekend's 50th anniversary of the Moon landing, it's worth remembering most conspiracy theories are more-or-less the same: a shadowy cabal of all-powerful, all-knowing elites...
20:30, 2019-07-20

Knock-Off Shop Busted for Making Fake Ferraris and Lamborghinis in Brazil Police in Brazil’s southern state of Santa Catarina have apparently just shut down a factory making knock-off Ferraris and Lamborghinis that, based on the photos, actually didn’t look terrible. That’s probably why they came up on the real companies’ radar....
02:45, 2019-07-17

Man Pleads Guilty to Trafficking Fake iPhones in Scheme That Cost Apple Nearly $900,000 A Chinese national and former engineering student in Oregon pleaded guilty on Wednesday to one count of trafficking in counterfeit goods in a scheme that defrauded Apple out of roughly 1,500 iPhones.Read more......
10:30, 2019-05-23

Jeffrey Epstein kept nude art, fake breasts in creepy sex lair: accuser Jeffrey Epstein’s Upper East Side townhouse was a creepy lair lined with tell-tale signs of his perversion, including a self-portrait of the multimillionaire and a young girl, and a pair of fake breasts the convicted pedophile played with in the bathtub, a new accuser alleges. Epstein’s ...
11:00, 2019-07-11

Chinese man guilty of sending 1,500 fake iPhones to Apple in warranty fraud SALEM, Ore. — Over the span of two years, a Chinese national in Oregon sent devices that looked like iPhones to Apple, saying they wouldn’t turn on and should be replaced under warranty. He didn’t just submit a couple of the devices — he delivered in person or shipped to Apple around 3,000 of ...
03:45, 2019-05-23

Fake polio markers highlight risks to Pakistan vaccination drive Pakistan's polio eradication campaign has hit serious problems with an alarming spike in reported cases that has raised doubts over the quality of vaccination reporting and prompted officials to review their approach to stopping the crippling disease....
17:30, 2019-07-15

Twitter bans anti-Trump Krassenstein brothers over fake accounts Twitter has put the kibosh on the Krassenstein brothers – saying the anti-Trump trolls had broken the site’s rules by operating fake accounts. Brian and Ed Krassenstein, who gained a wide following for their uncanny ability to instantly respond to the president’s Twitter tirades, were permanently ba...
19:15, 2019-05-24

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids slams Juul's 'fake apology' Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids slammed Juul's "fake apology," saying it's "a blatant attempt to deflect attention from the company's wrongdoing" in "creating the youth e-cigarette epidemic."...
18:30, 2019-07-15

Facebook Defends Decision to Leave Fake Nancy Pelosi Video Up, Because of Course They Do By now, everyone who has seen or heard of the widely circulated video that made House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) seem intoxicated is fake. YouTube took down uploads of the video, a call which seemed like a no-brainer to most....
00:15, 2019-05-27

Hungary: the crucible for faulty efforts by Facebook to banish fake news Efforts to tackle abuse have brought the platform into collision with the governmentThe denunciation filled the front page of one of Hungary’s main newspapers. “Facebook has become a political actor,” declared the pro-government Magyar Nemzet, the latest attack in an escalating campaign against the ...
17:30, 2019-05-21

Fact-checks on fake news rarely reaches most affected communities BRUSSELS – The European Union has called on Facebook and other platforms to invest more in fact-checking, but a new study shows those efforts may rarely reach the communities worst affected by fake news. The analysis by big-data firm Alto Data Analytics over a three-month period ahead of this ...
00:15, 2019-07-12

Fake wedding ‘groom’ drops lawsuit against ‘bride’ Andi Potamkin He got cold feet. A celebrity hairstylist who sued his ex for allegedly faking their million-dollar wedding is walking away — claiming he can’t afford the litigation. William Jordan Blackmore sued auto dealer scion Andi Potamkin in May, accusing her of purposefully orchestrating a non-binding ...
01:15, 2019-07-13

Police Mistook US Teen's Fake Gun As Real, Shot Her, Video Shows A 17-year-old girl killed by a California police officer last week appears to have been pointing a replica gun at the officer when she was shot, video footage released Friday shows....
06:15, 2019-07-13

Real v fake: debunking the 'drunk' Nancy Pelosi footage - video Footage of the Democratic House Speaker was edited to make her appear drunk or unwell, in the latest incident highlighting social media's struggle to deal with disinformation. Compare the original footage with the viral clip• Facebook refuses to delete fake Pelosi video spread by Trump supporters C...
06:30, 2019-05-25

Queer Eye's Tan and Karamo Jokingly Kiss After Jonathan and Antoni's Fake Romance Watch out, Jvntoni! There's a new couple in town! Remember how Jonathan Van Ness and Antoni Porowski jokingly sparked relationship rumors with a Fourth of July kiss? Well, Tan France......
10:45, 2019-07-18

Police in Brazil shut down factory making fake Ferraris and Lamborghinis Father and son accused of offering the cars on social media for $45,000 to $60,000 – a fraction of the price of the real thingPolice in Brazil say they’ve shut down a clandestine factory that was producing fake Ferraris and sham Lamborghinis.A father and son who owned the workshop in the southern st...
14:45, 2019-07-17

Jeffrey Epstein used fake passport found in safe to travel: feds Prosecutors are pushing back on the claim that accused child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein never used a fake passport from the 1980s that lists Saudi Arabia as his residence, alleging in a new filing that he used it to travel to four different countries. The filing, posted to the public docket the ...
04:15, 2019-07-18

"Don't Be Afraid": Rahul Gandhi's Message To Party On "Fake Exit Polls" A day before the counting of votes, Congress president Rahul Gandhi has urged party men to be "alert in the next 24 hours" and be fearless in a tweet similar to his sister Priyanka Gandhi's audio......
15:45, 2019-05-22

Fake fundraisers trying to capitalize on murder of internet star Bianca Devins Fundraisers popping up online in honor of slain internet star Bianca Devins — whose gruesome murder was chronicled on Instagram by her alleged killer — are all fake, a spokesman for her family said Tuesday. Internet trolls are claiming to raise cash to help the upstate teen’s heartbroken relat...
23:45, 2019-07-16

| Mahrez shines as other stars fade at AFCON Of all the big name strikers from Europe's top leagues into the Africa Cup of Nations, only one has truly lived up to his star billing: Riyad Mahrez....
17:30, 2019-07-10

How Music Stars Became Fashion's Most Bankable Collaborators You can now stream Rihanna's music via Spotify, dress in her Fenty tailored denim, buy her cosmetics at Harvey Nichols and sleep in her Savage x Fenty pyjamas...
14:15, 2019-05-29

Stars part ways with RW Nichushkin: report The Dallas Stars reportedly have placed right winger Valeri Nichushkin on unconditional waivers for the purpose of buying out the final year of his contract....
00:15, 2019-06-30

These Game of Thrones Stars Got Themselves Emmy Nominations--Without HBO's Help! The old saying goes, "the squeaky wheel gets the grease," and in the case of these three Game of Thrones stars, the squeaky wheel gets the Emmy nominations. Gwendoline Christie,......
18:15, 2019-07-18

The real stars of China's first dedicated car museum China's car industry is only around 70 years old, but its first auto museum is not short of icons China has only been making cars since the 1950s, but its short homegrown history is rich and varied, as the Shanghai Auto Museum reveals Opened in 2007, the Shanghai Auto Museum proudly trumpets that...
08:00, 2019-06-29

Chris Evert: Tennis stars under more pressure Former world No. 1 Chris Evert tells CNN that today's tennis stars are under more pressure, due to money and the media, to perform compared with her day....
17:45, 2019-05-21

Pars the stars as Woodland keeps U.S. Open lead Usually birdies and bogeys are the focal point of any round but for Gary Woodland it was pars that provided the highlights on Saturday, sending him into the final round of the U.S. Open with a one shot lead....
07:00, 2019-06-16

With Darius Garland, the N.B.A.’s ‘Three-Player’ Draft Now Has Four Stars The Vanderbilt point guard has forced his way into a conversation that for months has included just three names: Zion Williamson, Ja Morant and R.J. Barrett....
19:15, 2019-06-20

Grill Stars: This Summer's Hottest Steaks How does a particular cut of beef rise from obscurity to celebrity status? Top butchers offer a glimpse into their business—plus pro tips on how to put a perfect sear on the steaks they’re loving now....
02:00, 2019-07-04

At 82, NASA Pioneer Sue Finley Still Reaching For The Stars Sue Finley began work at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory as the US prepared to launch its first satellite into orbit in 1958, racing to match the Soviet Union, which had accomplished the feat months......
08:45, 2019-07-17

Thrones stars put themselves forward for Emmys after HBO snub Game Of Thrones actors Gwendoline Christie, Alfie Allen and Carice Van Houten had to put themselves forward for the Emmys they were nominated for after network HBO backed some of their co-stars instead....
19:45, 2019-07-18

Eleven stars to watch at the Women's World Cup If Phil Neville’s England can match or better the team’s 2015 Women’s World Cup showing over the next few weeks in France, interest levels at home will be unprecedented....
03:15, 2019-06-06

Why isn’t YouTube held accountable for the actions of its stars? The debate surrounding YouTube's responsibilities about the content it hosts has reignited after yet more controversy. The Google-owned video service whiffed when initially asked to discipline a creator clearly violating its policies on acceptable be......
05:00, 2019-06-07

Gossip Girl Is Getting a Reboot: Where Are the Original Stars Now? Calling all Gossip Girl fans! We know you're going to love this news. The popular TV show starring Blake Lively, Leighton Meester and Penn Badgley, which came to an end on the CW in......
10:45, 2019-07-18

What's the Relationship Like Between Real Housewives Stars and Producers? A lot happens on Bravo's Real Housewives franchise that viewers don't get to see--and Kristen Taekman is shedding new light on that. The Real Housewives of New York City veteran......
22:15, 2019-06-18

| Rwanda's Kagame stars in DRC Tshisekedi ceremonies Rwandan President Paul Kagame was the surprise guest at ceremonies in DRC on Friday to honour deceased opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi hosted by his son Felix, the country's president....
23:30, 2019-05-31

Ben Simmons among nine NBA stars in Australia's World Cup squad Coach Andrej Lemanis announces strong squad17-man list will be trimmed to 12 playersBen Simmons, Joe Ingles, Patty Mills, Aron Baynes and Matthew Dellavedova headline Australia’s star-studded extended squad for the Fiba World Cup campaign. Boomers coach Andrej Lemanis has picked nine Australian NBA ...
09:45, 2019-05-23

Stars' muted fashion on MTV carpet Elisabeth Moss, Aubrey Plaza and Audrina Patridge were some of the stars who went all black for the annual MTV Movie & TV Awards. (June 18)        ...
14:30, 2019-06-18

Astros lead way with 6 All-Stars; Dodgers among clubs with 4 NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Verlander, Gerrit Cole and four of their Houston Astros teammates will lead the American League squad at the All-Star Game in Cleveland on July 9. Major League Baseball unveiled full rosters for the midsummer showcase Sunday, and the Astros top all big league clubs with six pl...
01:45, 2019-07-01

'No one buys albums': why pop stars are selling cannabis From Jenny Lewis to Margo Price, pot is music’s new money-spinner. And it’s targeting womenBid farewell to the merch stand mainstays of T-shirts and tote bags and say hello to pop’s latest money-spinner: weed. Noted musical marijuana enthusiasts Snoop Dogg, Willie Nelson and the Bob Marley family es...
09:15, 2019-06-01

'Go gays!': Why USA's LGBTQ World Cup stars are more important than ever With homophobic attitudes on the rise in the US, the exploits of gay American heroes on the pitch in France are a welcome sight“Go gays!” said Megan Rapinoe following USA’s World Cup quarter-final victory over France. “You can’t win a championship without gays on your team - it’s never been done bef...
12:00, 2019-07-05

Drake name drops NBA stars in latest new single Anyone who even casually followed the NBA Finals saw Drake was very much in his feelings about his beloved, hometown Toronto Raptors. After trolling some Golden State Warriors players — including Steph Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green — on Instagram, the “God’s Plan” rapper gleefully celebrat...
19:45, 2019-06-15

Unilever says Vietnam, Bangladesh among next 'growth stars' Vietnam, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Myanmar will be the top growth markets for consumer goods giant Unilever over the next few years as a rapidly growing population and an emerging middle class rapidly consume the company's household good products, Chief Executive Officer Alan Jope said....
15:45, 2019-06-11

Former US women’s soccer stars to take part in new CTE study Using your noggin’ might not be a good thing if you’re a female soccer player, according to researchers. The Boston University School of Medicine is kick-starting a study on the potentially brain-damaging long-term effects of repeated headers in women’s soccer — using retired former star...
00:00, 2019-06-29

How deplatforming became a rallying cry for right-wing media stars Days after a Saturday rally where conservative provocateurs claimed social-media censorship, a Trump summit could be a landmark in the deplatforming movement....
16:00, 2019-07-11

Lifting the cup: why sports bras are the stars of the summer Since they were first created in 1977, they have been the unsung champions of the gym kit. Not any more. This season, the sports bra is the most valued playerThe first trainers, rubber-soled shoes that made it possible to play tennis or croquet without damaging a lawn, were created in the 1860s. The...
18:45, 2019-06-12

The Latest: Sunny the dog stars at Cup Final media day BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on media day at the Stanley Cup Final (all times Eastern): 3:45 p.m. The biggest star at Stanley Cup Final media day doesn’t play for the Boston Bruins or St. Louis Blues. He’s 18-month old “Today” show dog Sunny, who roamed the interview room the day...
00:00, 2019-05-27

It’s ridiculous that golfers are being paid like rock stars On Sunday, the winner of golf’s final major of the year, the British Open, will raise the fabled Claret Jug. While it’s one of the most iconic accolades in sport (and comes with a check for almost $2 million), you don’t need to win trophies or titles to make a killing in the professional game......
21:15, 2019-07-20

'I've yet to tell my agent': X-Men stars reveal why they won't work in certain US states Oscar-nominated actress Jessica Chastain and Game Of Thrones star Sophie Turner have vowed to boycott working in US states with strict abortion laws....
11:15, 2019-05-29

Still-too-early All-Stars: Who's on track for the Midsummer Classic? Sure, the star-studded affair is still a month away, but voting is open now. Here's our first look at who should be making travel plans to Cleveland....
15:15, 2019-06-05

Stars remember ‘The Rebbe’ 25 years after his passing A surprising cast of people has surfaced online to mark the 25th anniversary of the death of Grand Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson — including supermodel Naomi Campbell and singer-TV star Paula Abdul. “I have personally learned so much from his wisdom and teachings, and while I never met him, I’ve ...
23:00, 2019-07-07

World Cup stars were given disposable cameras. This is what they shot In late 2018, global photography project Goal Click gave footballers from around the world disposable cameras so that they could document their lives ahead of the Women's World Cup in France....
20:30, 2019-06-27

Broadway went dark, but stars still shone — on the sidewalks On Broadway, as the saying goes, the show must go on — even in a blackout. Saturday night’s five-hour power outage sent thousands of show-goers out of darkened theaters and crowding onto the sidewalks, where many were delighted to found themselves serenaded by similarly evicted cast memb...
10:00, 2019-07-14

PGA stars discuss Open Championship course conditions What I'm Hearing: Golfweek's Steve DiMeglio is on hand at the Open Championship and spoke to Tiger Woods, Rickie Fowler and Adam Scott about the playing conditions at Royal Portrush.       ...
20:15, 2019-07-15

Telesup school’s fake façade called ‘a symbol of Peruvian university system’ Education inspectors revealed the university had failed to get accreditation, prompting the state to order a shutdownFrom the street, the newest site of the Telesup university in Lima appeared to be a gleaming, glass-fronted 7-story tower. Inside, however, students were surprised to find the stairs ...
13:01, 2019-06-08

Amal Clooney Slams Donald Trump Over "Fake News" Attacks On Media Countries that abuse journalists should pay a "diplomatic price", British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt told a conference on media freedom Wednesday, adding that liberal democracies must also......
13:45, 2019-07-11

Jeffries, the No. 5 Democrat in the House, derides Trump as the ‘fake leader of the free world’ The New York congressman’s comment came in a tweet in which he criticized Republicans for remaining silent about the president’s assessment of Joe Biden as a “low I.Q. individual” while on foreign soil....
00:00, 2019-05-29

Third person accused in Bitcoin-powered fake ID ring case pleads guilty A woman accused of running a Bitcoin-powered fake ID ring pleaded guilty on Tuesday after authorities busted the operation last year.  Among other charges, Sarah Alberts, 35, who is due to be sentenced on October 8, admitted to money laundering, reports say. Ohio-based co-defendants Mark Alex Simon,...
16:45, 2019-07-03

Facebook Fact-Checks Fake Viral Video Of "Drunk" Nancy Pelosi Facebook has decided to show fact-check results of a viral tampered video, instead of removing it,slowed down intentionally to show US Speaker Nancy Pelosi talk in a slurred tongue....
11:15, 2019-05-25

'Lot of fake news back there': Trump launches 2020 campaign – video highlights US president Donald Trump has kicked off his bid for the presidency in 2020 with many well-worn attacks on the media, Hillary Clinton and the ‘angry' democrats. An adoring crowd packed the Amway building in Orlando, Florida chanting the same slogans from 2016, such as 'CNN sucks', 'drain the swamp' ...
19:15, 2019-06-19

Google Maps Littered With Fake Business Listings, Tormenting Competitors and Customers Millions of pushpins on Google Maps point to false business addresses created by firms pretending to be nearby. Some are fibbing to get your business. Others are posted by predators seeing what they can take....
19:15, 2019-06-20

Trump blasts ‘Fake’ media, Dems for ‘phony’ stories about detained migrants President Trump in tweets and during an impromptu news conference Sunday slammed the “Fake” media and Democrats for “phony” stories about migrant children being held in US detention centers on the border. The president called a New York Times report about overcrowded and unsa...
02:15, 2019-07-08

Tourists shocked to find popular ‘Gates of Heaven’ attraction on Instagram is fake Thousands of visitors flock to Lempuyang Temple in Bali each year, hoping to recreate photographs of them posing at the ethereal "Gates of Heaven". But it turns out it is a clever lie....
20:45, 2019-07-11

Dominican Republic officials blast US tourist death reports as ‘fake news’ Dominican Republic health officials lashed out Wednesday at the recent reports exposing the deaths of American tourists visiting their country, calling them “fake news” with the intent to derail the county’s tourism industry. “It’s all a hysteria against the Dominican Republic, to hurt our tourism, ...
16:15, 2019-06-20

Conspiracy theorist punched by Buzz Aldrin still insists moon landing was fake Bart Sibrel, a filmmaker and conspiracy theorist punched by Buzz Aldrin, has centered his career around disproving the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969.        ...
03:30, 2019-07-21

"Probe Report Fake": Huge Twist After Army Man Declared Illegal Immigrant The three men who allegedly signed the case report on Mohammad Sanaulla - the former soldier from Assam who has been declared a foreigner -- now claim no investigation has been done in the case. The......
22:00, 2019-06-03

Anna “Delvey” Sorokin Was My Friend. Here’s How I Helped Bring the Fake Heiress to Justice In 2016, Rachel DeLoache Williams, then a 28-year-old photo editor at Vanity Fair, struck up a friendship with Anna “Delvey,” a woman claiming to be a German heiress but soon known to the world as the “Soho grifter.” “Delvey,” actually named Anna Sorokin, introduc...
15:00, 2019-07-18

Conman who tried to sell fake Lucian Freud portrait for £3,000 on eBay facing prison A conman who pretended he had solved one of the art world's great mysteries when he put a fake Lucian Freud masterpiece up for sale for £3,000 is facing jail....
01:01, 2019-06-04

Dunkin’ manager created fake employee, collected extra paycheck, cops say At some workplaces, some employees seem to do the work of two people. But at a Dunkin’ doughnut shop in Florida, a manager was collecting the paychecks of two people – herself and a fake employee, authorities say....
09:00, 2019-07-11

Fake cryptocurrency apps on Google Play try to profit on bitcoin price surge Enlarge (credit: Google) Google's official Play Store has been caught hosting malicious apps that targeted Android users with an interest in cryptocurrencies, researchers reported on Thursday. In all, researchers with security provider ESET recently discovered two fraudulent digital wallets. The f...
08:45, 2019-05-24

Pelosi: Fake video shows Facebook were 'willing enablers' of Russian election interference House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Facebook were "willing enablers of the Russian interference" in 2016 election after the social network declined to take down a doctored video that appeared to show her stumbling while speaking....
02:15, 2019-05-30

Prosecutors Say Jeffrey Epstein Had Safe Full of Cash, Diamonds, and a Fake Passport This week, accused child rapist Jeffrey Epstein will find out whether he will be allowed to spend his pre-trial days in his plush Manhattan home or if he’ll remain in jail until his day in court....
23:30, 2019-07-15

While Thousands March, President Trump Dismisses London Protests as ‘Fake News’ Thousands of protestors gathered in central London’s Trafalgar Square on Tuesday to show their anger over U.S. President Trump’s visit to the U.K. Meanwhile, Trump dismissed the protests as “fake news” during a press conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May. He ins...
22:00, 2019-06-04

Punjab Government Grants Pardon To Cops Convicted In Fake Encounter Case Four former police officials convicted in 2014 in a fake encounter case of 1993 were pardoned by Punjab Governor VP Singh Bhadnore after recommendations from the state government....
12:00, 2019-06-22

‘Fake George Clooney’ nabbed in Thailand for hustling bogus fashion line Francesco Galdelli and spouse Vanja Goffi — dubbed the "Italian Bonnie and Clyde" — were nabbed Saturday in a luxury villa in Pattaya following a joint operation by Interpol agents from Rome and Thai authorities....
07:00, 2019-06-17

Fake Cop Wore Body Armour, Gun Belt, Then Luck Runs Out At Traffic Stop A Virginia man was charged with impersonating a police officer after a Maryland State trooper spotted him attempt a traffic stop on Interstate 695 near Baltimore on Saturday, police said Sunday....
10:30, 2019-06-17

Fake Orgasms, On-Set Romances and Princess Diana's Reaction: 30 Secrets You Might Not Know About When Harry Met Sally 30 years later and we'll still have what she's having. When Harry Met Sally, one of the most beloved romantic comedy of all-time, debuted 30 years ago on July 21, 1989, asking......
15:00, 2019-07-21

Christian author says $240G worth of fake copies of her book sold on Amazon A female priest says Amazon sold $240,000 worth of counterfeit copies of her faith-based book -- before it was removed from the top bookselling site....
02:15, 2019-07-12

Facebook refuses to delete fake Pelosi video spread by Trump supporters Footage of House speaker deliberately slowed down to make her appear drunk or illFacebook says it will continue to host a video of Nancy Pelosi that has been edited to give the impression that the Democratic House Speaker is drunk or unwell, in the latest incident highlighting its struggle to deal w...
16:15, 2019-05-24

This fake video perfectly imagines what will happen when the robots decide to fight back Over the weekend, another of those freaky videos showing humans putting a human-esque robot through its paces began to explode in popularity, for reasons that — in case you haven’t seen the video above yet — only reveal themselves slowly, the closer you get to the end of the video....
04:15, 2019-06-18

Trump blasts ‘washed up psycho’ Bette Midler for tweeting fake quote President Trump blasted actress Bette Midler as a “washed up psycho” in an early morning tweet after the actress shared a false quote and attributed it to the president. Trump sent the tweet at about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday from London, where he and his family are for a state visit. “Washed up psycho @B...
11:30, 2019-06-05

Swatting hoax? Famous Miami Herald columnist says fake 911 call made against him Maryland authorities are investigating a "swatting" incident in which a caller made a report against Pulitzer-winning columnist Leonard G. Pitts Jr.        ...
17:01, 2019-07-01

Jeffrey Epstein: diamonds, cash and fake passport found in raid, prosecutors say Accusers ask judge not to release him before trial and prosecutors say ‘many individuals’ have come forward who say they are victimsTwo Jeffrey Epstein accusers offered emotional entreaties in court on Monday, asking a judge not to release the financier before his trial on sex trafficking charges. R...
04:00, 2019-07-16

Lili Reinhart warns travelers about fake Uber drivers after her own airport experience "Trust your gut. It could save you," the "Riverdale" actress tweeted after refusing to get in a car at the airport that lacked ride-share signage.        ...
19:45, 2019-06-04

Steve Bannon's Fake Italian Fascism Academy Got Evicted and Folks, I’m Laughing “Good” pieces of news are so rare these days that stories like “This Teacher Sold Her Limbs on the Black Market for Classroom Supply Money” can pass as heartwarming. But friends, I’ve got an actual heartwarming story here, which involves everyone’s favorite fascist former White House adviser, Steve ...
08:30, 2019-06-01

Fake Saudi Princes Days Of Designer Clothes, Jets Over With 18-Year Jail A Florida man who posed as a Saudi royal for three decades and cheated people out of $8 million will spend 18 years in prison for fraud, authorities said Friday....
09:15, 2019-06-01

Trump declares push for census citizenship question not over, calls reports ‘FAKE’ President Trump abruptly declared Wednesday that his administration is continuing to fight to include a citizenship question as part of the census, despite his own Commerce secretary saying hours earlier they were moving forward without it in response to a court ruling....
23:15, 2019-07-03

Inside ‘the program’ churning out U.S. stars like Jack Hughes BUFFALO — The players just refer to it as “the program,” which makes it sound ominous. But to everyone else it is known as the U.S. Developmental Program, and it has produced its best crop of young hockey players ever this year, led by the presumptive No. 1-overall pick, Jack Hughes. There are five ...
10:45, 2019-06-03

Stranger Things Season 3 Premiere: See Every Look as the Stars Arrive Hawkins, Indiana is going Hollywood! The cast of Netflix's Stranger Things turned out on Friday evening for the Season 3 world premiere, which took place in Santa Monica, Calif. Stars......
07:01, 2019-06-29

Chile’s mystical Elqui valley and its sky full of stars The wine region in the Atacama desert is fast becoming the world’s leading astronomy and astro-tourism destination – and its pure skies are perfect for viewing Tuesday’s total solar eclipseThe Atacama desert may be the driest non-polar place on Earth but on its southern fringe is a stretch of vineya...
16:30, 2019-07-01

Williamson Stars As New Zealand Survive Brathwaite Scare Victory saw New Zealand return to the top of the World Cup points table but the heart-breaking defeat left the West Indies on the verge of elimination....
23:30, 2019-06-22

Stars put on tribute for late Karl Lagerfeld in Paris PARIS (AP) — VIP friends of the Chanel’s late designer Karl Lagerfeld have staged a final tribute to his iconic life in Paris. Portraits of Lagerfeld, who died in February, lined the walls of the Grand Palais Thursday as models Claudia Schiffer and Gigi Hadid joined former French First Lady Ca...
00:30, 2019-06-21

BET Awards 2019 Red Carpet Fashion: See Every Look as the Stars Arrive Stars such as Lizzo, Eva Marcille, Meagan Good and Angela Simmons hit the red, well, technically blue carpet on Saturday for the 2019 BET Awards. The annual ceremony, celebrating......
10:00, 2019-06-24

The Lion King Premiere: See Every Look As Beyoncé and More Stars Arrive Can you feel the love tonight on the Lion King red carpet? The star-studded cast came together for the world premiere of the highly-anticipated live-action film. Beyoncé, Donald......
05:00, 2019-07-10

Bruins stars come out to rout Blues in Game 3 of Cup Final ST. LOUIS (AP) — Patrice Bergeron and the Boston Bruins’ best players took the criticism to heart. They weren’t good enough through the first two games of the Stanley Cup Final and needed to be better. And they were. The stars came out on Saturday night and propelled Boston to a 7-2 rout...
07:30, 2019-06-02

Viral stars with big enough ‘hits’ to box ‘Bagel Guy’ Chris Morgan At just 5-foot-nothing, angry Bagel Boss brawler Chris Morgan may get short odds for his first boxing match. He also starts off with a poor fight record — getting easily squashed by the much larger guy he railed against in the video that first made him famous. Still, it proved he was up for the......
23:45, 2019-07-16

NASA’s Curiosity Rover stars in rare pic taken by spacecraft It’s just a blue speck on the red planet, but that didn’t stop the Curiosity Rover from having its moment in the sun. The little Mars rover was captured in an image taken from on board the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and released by NASA. The May 31 picture shows the hard-working rover e...
20:00, 2019-07-13

Nashville stars love to play tourist at home Tourism comes alive in the summer, but the thousands who flock to the city aren’t the only sightseers in town. Many Nashville-based country stars enjoy playing tourist too. (June 21)        ...
07:15, 2019-06-22

'I search for chaos': street photography's new stars – in pictures From the stray cats of Istanbul to Belgium’s cross-dressing carnival, the LensCulture street photography awards celebrate a bold new wave of street-life chroniclers. Here’s our pick of the best entriesView more award-winners on LensCulture’s website Continue reading......
20:01, 2019-06-27

Elliot Roberts, Manager of Rock Stars, Is Dead at 76 He guided the careers of Joni Mitchell, David Crosby, Jackson Browne, Tom Petty and Tracy Chapman but was best known for his many years with Neil Young....
02:30, 2019-06-24

Strength in Numbers: Warriors' non-stars come up big when needed most The Golden State Warriors' supporting cast made as big a splash as the Splash Brothers in a Game 2 win over the Toronto Raptors.        ...
22:00, 2019-06-03

YouTube is hiring someone to make peace with its disaffected stars YouTube needs a heart, and is on the lookout for someone to "develop empathy" with creators – many of whom find that the pressure of planning, recording, editing and uploading videos several times a week leaves them feeling burned out and miserable.According to a job ad spotted on LinkedIn, t...
15:45, 2019-06-14

Comic-Con 2019 is here! See all the stars, from Tom Cruise to Jessica Chastain It's Comic-Con time! Stars flocked to the annual convention's famous Hall H to show off their latest projects in San Diego.        ...
00:45, 2019-07-19

Comic-Con 2019 is here! See all the stars, from Angelina Jolie to Tom Cruise It's Comic-Con time! Stars flocked to the annual convention's famous Hall H to show off their latest projects in San Diego.        ...
05:30, 2019-07-21

Big Littles Lies Season 2 Premiere: See Every Look as the Stars Arrive Now that Game of Thrones is over, HBO's Big Little Lies is here to fill that void deep in your heart. While the cast isn't back in Monterey (just a few more weeks!), they are......
10:30, 2019-05-30

ESPYS 2019 Red Carpet Fashion: See Every Look as the Stars Arrive The time we've all been waiting for is finally here! The 2019 ESPYS are finally here and we're celebrating outstanding professional and amateur athletes in a wide variety of......
08:30, 2019-07-11

Shooting stars: the Field Day photography masterclass – in pictures Guardian photographer David Levene gets students to test their skills at a music festival. Each of the Guardian photography masterclass students had the chance to take portraits backstage, as well as documenting the festival experience and atmosphere Continue reading......
12:00, 2019-06-10

Country stars offer prayers for Granger Smith Country stars at the CMA Fest in Nashville, Tennessee, offered prayers for fellow singer Granger Smith, whose three-year-old son died in an accident. (June 10)        ...
15:45, 2019-06-11

Why even the biggest sports stars battle with life away from the spotlight Three years ago Tyson Fury seemed like he had it all: He was the world heavyweight champion and had a loving wife and children. But inside he was battling his own demons of drugs, alcohol and depression and was ready to drive his convertible Ferrari off a bridge at top speed....
21:15, 2019-06-17

Australia Stars Go Barefoot In World Cup Bonding Session The move was inspired by Australia head coach Justin Langer, who last year described himself as "a bit of a hippy", spending a month a year growing out his beard and walking barefoot....
00:00, 2019-07-09

‘The 100’ stars Bob Morley and Eliza Taylor secretly got married Celebrity dating conspiracy theories abound in pop culture, but they usually don’t turn out to be true — until now. Bob Morley, 34, and Eliza Taylor, 29, stars of the CW’s post-apocalyptic drama “The 100,” revealed Friday that they secretly married. This came as a huge surprise, considering the fact...
19:30, 2019-06-10

What went wrong for Bryce Harper, other missing MLB All-Stars from 2018 Harper's first season in Philadelphia hasn't had All-Star form, but he's hardly the only All-Star from last year sitting out this week's Midsummer Classic....
11:00, 2019-07-09

Facebook is trying to woo YouTube stars with new ways to make money For many online video stars, YouTube is top of mind when it comes to the best place to post a video. Facebook seems to be trying to change that.       ...
21:15, 2019-07-09

The Fiver | A flaw in the PSG strategy of indulging their stars' every whim Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!This time last year the international performance artist Neymar Jr was reflecting deeply on being knocked out of the World Cup by Marouane Fellaini’s Belgium. He vowed to come back stronger and, knowing the character of a man who has risen from humb...
18:15, 2019-07-09

TrevorLIVE New York Gala 2019: See Every Look as the Stars Arrive Pride month continues with another star-studded celebration in New York City! The Trevor Project--an organization working to end LGBTQ+ youth suicide--hosted its bi-annual gala at......
05:30, 2019-06-18

Game of Thrones: the stars forced to nominate themselves for Emmys Gwendoline Christie and Alfie Allen have had go it alone after HBO chose not to put them up for awards consideration. But can they win, against the odds?Unless you actively enjoy excruciatingly drawn-out scenes of roundtable policy minutiae, the Game of Thrones finale was a bit of a disappointment. ...
20:45, 2019-07-18

Facialist to the stars joins Knockout Beauty in the Hamptons Knockout Beauty founder Cayli Cavaco Reck and aesthetician Georgia Louise — who counts Karlie Kloss and a couple of A-list Jennifers (Aniston and Lawrence) as celeb clients — share a passion for pores and a devotion to glow. “We’re friends because we have the same skin-care philosophy: We start with...
15:30, 2019-07-03

After a brilliant World Cup victory, US stars return to their day jobs It’s been a non-stop party since Megan Rapinoe and Co won the World Cup. But now the task is to see if they can grow the domestic leagueIt’s been a non-stop party for the US women’s national team since they won the World Cup on Sunday. The champagne started flowing in the locker room immediately aft...
14:45, 2019-07-11

Prince Wrote These Songs for Other Stars. Now Listen to Him Sing Them Prince’s career had milestones in every direction. He released a slew of world-altering singles, from the smoldering “Little Red Corvette” to the lighters-up title track to Purple Rain. His live performances were the stuff of legend, whether they were unbridled jam sessions that st...
13:30, 2019-06-20

Astronomers spot dozens of stars that have been evicted from their homes We often think of stars as things that don’t move around much, but in some galaxies, that’s far from a universal truth. New observations made by NASA’s powerful Chandra X-Ray Observatory reveal that some stars are routinely booted out of their own host galaxies and sent flying back...
06:00, 2019-05-31

7 places you can sleep in a bubble under the stars or northern lights Here's where you can sleep inside clear bubble domes to view the stars, northern lights and majestic landscapes.        ...
14:00, 2019-05-28

Sailing Among the Stars: How Photons Could Revolutionise Space Flight A few days from now, a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket will lift off from Florida, carrying a satellite the size of a loaf of bread with nothing to power it but a huge polyester "solar sail."...
12:15, 2019-06-20

Chill out, Rafa: Why Nadal, stars are turning to cryotherapy Every athlete has their post-competition recovery rituals. Massages, biking out lactic acid in muscles. But how about jumping into a box at a cool minus-150 degrees? Introducing cryotherapy, the hot trend for Rafa Nadal and other top tennis players....
18:00, 2019-06-08

Movie stars urge 'Görliwood' to snub far-right mayor The eastern German town of Görlitz has provided the location for a number of Hollywood blockbusters. Now, several film stars have written to residents asking them not to pick a nationalist candidate for mayor....
20:30, 2019-06-07

These 5 stars auditioned to play Elvis in Baz Luhrmann’s new biopic Who will be crowned The King? A slew of young Hollywood heartthrobs are in contention to take on the lead role in director Baz Luhrmann’s upcoming Elvis Presley biopic. Tom Hanks has already been cast as Elvis’ notoriously controlling manager, Colonel Tom Parker — and Ansel Elgort, Miles...
21:15, 2019-07-02

Knicks can’t go wrong with future All-Stars Ja Morant or RJ Barret The Knicks may get themselves a potential All-Star on Thursday just by waiting for Memphis to select. According to Ryan Blake, draft consultant to the NBA, the Knicks can’t go wrong with the third pick in the draft at Barclays Center. At No. 2, Memphis will take either Murray State point guard Ja Mo...
06:45, 2019-06-18

Drake sparks hundreds of fake eBay listings for Steph Curry's hair lint Aubrey Graham, better known to the world as Drake, is basically a human meme. He has this uncanny ability to make people on the internet want to turn anything he does into viral content. Drake also happens to be an ultimate troll. Last night, during......
07:45, 2019-06-01

Of course Boris Johnson wants a royal yacht. He’s the king of fake-it-till-you-make-it | Suzanne Moore This latest vanity project is part of a plan to mould the country in his own image: winging it and pretending to be a superpowerBoris Johnson has no policies, it appears, beyond tax cuts for the rich and – oh – “optimism”. Act happy. Act big. He wants the Queen to have a great big yacht. At a hustin...
17:15, 2019-07-12

Twitter bans left-wing Krassenstein Bros. for operating fake accounts: report A new report on Thursday says that the prolific anti-Trump Twitter personalities Brian and Ed Krassenstein have been permanently banned from the platform. ...
03:45, 2019-05-24

Fake diamond alert: Don't call lab-made, synthetic gems real, FTC warns Diamonds are mined and if they're lab-created or synthetic, you have to say as much, the FTC is warning jewelers.        ...
15:45, 2019-05-28

Mark Levin: Media 98% anti-Trump, ‘incestuous’ with Democrats, fake news real Conservative media mogul Mark Levin is calling for a national debate on the liberal advocacy and bias of much of the media, a growing trend propelled by the election of President Trump that he fears threatens the nation....
15:45, 2019-05-21

NYU political science professor blasted for tweeting fake Trump quote, calling it 'plausible' Foreign policy expert Ian Bremmer, president and founder of Eurasia Group and a New York University political science professor, got in trouble for a tweet of a fake quote attributed to President Trump....
03:45, 2019-05-27

Twitter acquires Fabula AI, a machine learning startup that helps spot fake news Twitter has acquired Fabula AI, a London-based machine learning startup that helps spot fake news and that will underpin a new research group.Read More...
18:00, 2019-06-03

Bullshit Viral Videos of Nancy Pelosi Show Fake Content Doesn't Have to Be a Deepfake Two videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi have gone viral over the past 24 hours, raising ethical questions about the use of editing on social media. President Donald Trump even shared one of the videos last night, calling it “PELOSI STAMMERS THROUGH NEWS CONFERENCE.” But only one of the videos is tr...
15:15, 2019-05-24

UPDATE 2-Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran messages during U.S. midterms: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. President Donald Trump around the 2018 congressional elections, cybersecurity firm FireEye said on Tuesday....
03:45, 2019-05-29

Woman arrested for creating multiple fake social media accounts to harass victim A South Carolina woman was arrested Monday for sending someone hundreds of harassing messages online, police said. Columbia resident Kathryn Leigh Witt, 50, faces a charge of first-degree harassment, the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED), said in a news release. Witt used multiple fake ...
02:45, 2019-07-03

Fake diamond alert: Don't call lab-made, synthetic gems mined, FTC warns Diamonds are mined and if they're lab-created or synthetic, you have to say as much, the FTC is warning jewelers.        ...
22:30, 2019-05-28

‘Agent Smith’ malware replaces legit Android apps with fake ones on 25 million devices Researchers from cybersecurity vendor Check Point have discovered a new kind of mobile malware targeting Android devices. Dubbed Agent Smith, the malware has been found to exploit known weaknesses in the Android operating system to replace legitimate installed apps on the device with malicious versi...
21:00, 2019-07-10

President Trump Calls Bette Midler a ‘Washed Up Psycho’ After She Shared a Fake Quote President Donald Trump took to Twitter Tuesday to call Bette Midler a “washed up psycho” after the actress tweeted a quote falsely attributed to him. Midler had earlier apologized on Twitter for sharing the fake quote, which called Republicans “the dumbest group of voters in the co...
05:45, 2019-06-05

Trump downplays protester turnout in London, blasts 'fake news' for polls in tweetstorm President Trump early Wednesday called out the "corrupt media" for reporting on the paltry protester turnout during his trip to the U.K. and said if there was actually "fair" news accounts about his success in office, he would be dominating in polls. ...
13:15, 2019-06-05

Bette Midler blasted for tweeting fake Trump quote bashing Republicans, Fox News Bette Midler was a hounded on social media Sunday for tweeting a debunked quote Trump supposedly gave People Magazine in 1998 regarding running for president as a Republican....
11:30, 2019-06-03

How a Love Island contestant’s fake bump exposed the truth about maternity-wear modelling Arabella Chi has been identified on the online retailer Asos wearing a range of maternity clothes – and a prosthetic pregnancy stomachThere are two items that I would have modelled fantastically well when I was pregnant: buckets and lingerie. The former because almost every single time I so much as ...
20:30, 2019-06-27

Tribeca Film Festival 2019: See the stars gather in New York Tribeca Film Festival is a celebrity draw through May 5 in New York. Click through to see the red-carpet stars in attendance.        ...
15:00, 2019-05-21

Bruce Springsteen ‘Western Stars’ review: Dancing in the stark at 70 Once a power-driving steel cowboy who was born to run, Bruce Springsteen — turning 70 this September — rides off into his golden years on his new album “Western Stars,” out today. On the LP — his first since his “Springsteen on Broadway” show closed last year and his first without the E Street Band....
06:45, 2019-06-14

Brad Pitt! Beyonce! The stars of summer we just can't wait to see Summer is a stellar season for stars to take big steps forward. This summer, our eyes are on Brad Pitt, Beyonce and Mindy Kaling. Here's why.        ...
15:00, 2019-05-21

Tony Awards 2019 Red Carpet Fashion: See Every Look as the Stars Arrive It's almost time for the 2019 Tony Awards! On Sunday, stars such as Judith Light, Regina King, Laura Linney and Aaron Tveit hit the red carpet at Radio City Music Hall in New York......
14:00, 2019-06-10

2019 24 Hours of Le Mans preview: British stars take on La Sarthe Features 12 Jun, 2019 2019 is the first time Le Mans has served as the finale for the WEC championship, we speak to two hopeful drivers...
14:45, 2019-06-12

CFDA Awards 2019 Red Carpet Fashion: See Every Look as the Stars Arrive It's a fashionable night out for the biggest stars in New York City! In case you didn't already guess, it's time for the 2019 CFDA Awards where a number of prominent designers......
01:30, 2019-06-04

Bruce Springsteen tries to lose himself under the cinematic scope of Western Stars Bruce Springsteen has spoken repeatedly about the influence of cinema on his music. Throughout the years, in numerous interviews (and his recent autobiography), he conjures impressions and memories of films that imprinted on his mind at a young age, and how the bold narratives and striking imagery o...
18:15, 2019-06-12

How Jennifer Lopez, Halle Berry and other stars over 50 stay sexy On Wednesday, superstar Jennifer Lopez will add another considerable accomplishment to her list: the actor-singer-dancer is turning 50. But to look at her “Jenny From the Block”-era abs and baby-smooth skin, you’d scarcely believe that the mother-of-two has been alive for half a century. So what’s h...
23:15, 2019-07-19

Joe Root Stars As England Coast To 8-Wicket Win Over West Indies Joe Root scored his second century of the World Cup 2019 as England crushed the West Indies by eight wickets in Southampton on Friday with 16.5 overs to spare....
20:00, 2019-06-14

‘Game of Thrones’ stars react to fan petition and finale backlash Lead actors Kit Harington, Isaac Hempstead Wright and Sophie Turner all weighed in on the 'Game of Thrones' finale and its widespread negative criticism....
20:30, 2019-05-21

A Tough British Open Start for Tiger Woods, and Several Other Stars Woods shot a seven-over-par 78, a stroke better than Rory McIlroy, the local favorite at Royal Portrush. J.B. Holmes, a long-driving American, took the first-round lead....
02:01, 2019-07-19

Alan Cumming and other LGBTQ stars on their game-changing roles Alan Cumming: “Instinct” (CBS) If you want to see how far the pendulum has swung for LGBTQ representation, try the CBS crime procedural “Instinct,” based on a popular series of thrillers by James Patterson. The network used to have a reputation for bland, middle-of-the-road programming. At least unt...
18:45, 2019-06-21

Mane and Mahrez may be the stars, but Senegal–Algeria final is about the coaches "Gary Al-Smith previews the Africa Cup of Nations final between Algeria and Senegal, where much of the focus has been on Riyad Mahrez and Sadio Mane but the more intriguing battle may well come on the touchline."...
21:15, 2019-07-18

Autocar names top 100 British female rising stars in the car industry The next generation of female leaders in automotive are recognised today Autocar has revealed the top 100 female rising stars in the car industry, with the list topped by Emma King, an EV pioneer advancing Ford’s electrified plans. The list was compiled by judges from Autocar and the Society for Mo...
12:30, 2019-06-19

Cricket World Cup: England stars must show they can shine when the heat is on It was defeat to Bangladesh in Adelaide four years ago that flicked a switch and convinced England to radically alter their approach to one-day cricket. And it was at Cardiff two years on, this time against Pakistan, that their brave new white-ball strategy failed to cope with the pressure of a glob...
14:15, 2019-06-07

What happened? Seven college basketball stars who didn't make it in the NBA With every NBA draft comes players who impressed in college but can’t quite make it in the big leagues. We take a look at some of those players.       ...
05:15, 2019-06-20

Westeros to West End: Game of Thrones stars on stage – in pictures Actors from TV’s biggest show are invading UK stages this summer, from Gwendoline Christie at London’s Bridge Theatre to Daniel Portman at the Edinburgh fringeIndira Varma interview: ‘You have to deliver!’ Continue reading......
20:15, 2019-06-19

Baseball stars react to David Ortiz shooting news Former Red Sox David Ortiz was shot and wounded Sunday at a club in the Dominican Republic, according to reports. The news caused an outpouring of love, support and prayers across social media for the three-time World Series champion and 10-time All-Star....
08:30, 2019-06-10

Swiss firm RUAG reaches for stars with pre-IPO spending spree Swiss defence and aerospace company RUAG is planning around a $500 million acquisition spree to cash in on a boom in private U.S. space projects inspired by billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX....
13:15, 2019-06-05

'Luigi's Mansion 3' stars a jelly doppelganger named Gooigi Luigi's Mansion 3 hits Nintendo Switch in 2019, six years after the launch of the previous installment, Dark Moon. Luigi's Mansion 3 stars Luigi, rather than Mario, as he sneaks around a haunted hotel fighting ghosts and searching for his friends. Ni......
18:30, 2019-06-11

Elton John review – Rocket Man reaches the stars on last ever trip 1st Central County Ground, HoveWith an incredible band, a Taron Egerton duet and Aretha-style gospel fervour – plus an about-turn on Brexit – Elton’s farewell tour is wonderfully over the topAs his Rocketman biopic is keen to demonstrate, Elton John’s life has been defined by excess – too much drink...
14:00, 2019-06-10

Stars' Comic-Con 2019 Photos: See Tom Cruise, Jessica Chastain and More Comic-Con 2019 is finally here! While the convention officially began on Thursday, July 18, some fans started the festivities early by attending Wednesday's preview......
04:15, 2019-07-20

| Stars align for Crusaders in bid for 10th Super Rugby crown The Crusaders have delivered an ominous warning as they bid for a third consecutive Super Rugby crown with news that they expect to be at full strength for the playoffs....
09:30, 2019-06-16

Bruce Springsteen: Western Stars review – quintessentially Boss (Columbia Records)Couched in the orchestral “countrypolitan” style of George Jones and Glen Campbell at the tail-end of the 1960s, Springsteen’s first album in five years delivers a sound like little else in his extensive catalogue, brimming with lush strings and French horns. Its 13 songs, however,...
10:30, 2019-06-16

MTV Movie & TV Awards 2019 Red Carpet Fashion: See Every Look as the Stars Arrive Stars such as Lizzo and The Hills: New Beginnings' Audrina Patridge and Mischa Barton hit the red carpet on Saturday for the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards. The annual ceremony takes......
06:15, 2019-06-16

Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley and More Co-Stars Who Weren't Exactly BFFs Nina Dobrev and Paul Wesley are proof that co-stars can have great chemistry on-screen, while pretty much despising each other off-screen. While the duo heated up TV sets on the CW's......
08:15, 2019-06-11

Stage Presence: The Stars Show Out for the 2019 Tony Awards Feathers, tulle, velvet, yards of train and even more star power; the theatrical community celebrated its biggest honors Sunday night at the 73rd Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York City....
17:45, 2019-06-10

Taylor Swift and co-stars talk about their upcoming 'Cats' movie We'll have to wait until Friday to see the first official trailer for the "Cats" movie, but a new teaser might satisfy fans who are already eager to pounce....
08:30, 2019-07-18

'90 Day Fiance' stars Russ and Paola on brushing off the haters: You have to 'be true to yourself' When "90 Day Fiance" stars Russ and Paola Mayfield signed onto the reality series five years ago, they struggled with the sudden attention they received from being on television....
15:15, 2019-05-31

Scientists think some supermassive black holes didn’t start as stars Despite the fact that scientists now have a real image of a supermassive black hole, they still have plenty of questions about the objects. Now, astrophysicists at Western University may have a new explanation for how some black holes formed. In rese......
22:30, 2019-06-28

Free birds: Bald eagles stir U.S. patriotism as web-cam stars On the brink of extinction a half-century ago, the bald eagle is thriving in the internet age, fascinating a devoted corps of Americans who regularly monitor the majestic birds of prey via web-cams set up at more than a dozen nests in the wild....
15:00, 2019-07-03

In Contest to Succeed Theresa May, Stars Are Aligning for Boris Johnson The divisive, charismatic Mr. Johnson, the ex-foreign secretary, is the leading candidate to succeed Mrs. May as Britain’s prime minister. The only person who can stop him may be Mr. Johnson himself....
10:45, 2019-05-25

Zoë Kravitz's Big Little Lies Co-Stars and More Celebs Kick Off Her Wedding Celebrations The Monterey Five is taking over Paris! Several of Zoë Kravitz's Big Little Lies co-stars gathered on Friday evening to celebrate her upcoming wedding to Karl Glusman, which is......
07:01, 2019-06-29

Shay Mitchell Is Pregnant! See More Stars Who Kept Their Baby News a Secret Got a secret, can you keep it? Shay Mitchell sure can! The Pretty Little Liars star surprised Hollywood on Friday by announcing she and boyfriend Matte Babel are expecting a child......
07:01, 2019-06-29

BBC reveals stars of its adaptation of Normal People by Sally Rooney Daisy Edgar-Jones to play Marianne in series directed by Lenny Abrahamson and Hettie MacdonaldThe stars of the BBC adaptation of Sally Rooney’s award-winning novel Normal People have been announced as filming gets under way in Ireland.The coming-of-age book has been adapted as a 12-part series for t...
23:45, 2019-05-30

Yankees not rock stars in London, but MLB has small, ardent fan base LONDON — For sure, not even the most cockeyed optimist would compare the Yankees’ arrival in Europe to The Beatles’ arrival in America 55 years earlier. When the Yankees departed their stately hotel Friday morning for a workout, one ballplayer after the next filing from a side exit into a trio of va...
08:45, 2019-06-29

All-Stars make attractive trade targets as deadline nears Will Smith is in for quite a treat teaming up with other All-Stars, potential future teammates with the trade deadline looming       ...
12:15, 2019-07-09

'We put our bodies through hell and back': behind the scenes with the stars of the Women's World Cup In the run-up to the tournament, Lucy Bronze, Kelley O’Hara and other international players were given disposable cameras. They share the sacrifice, solidarity – and ice baths – that got them to the World CupEmbarrassingly, there were tears running down my face when I stepped into the roaring stands...
13:00, 2019-07-06

Watch Ben Simmons, Kevin Durant and More NBA Stars Read Mean Tweets The 2019 NBA Finals are in full swing. Fans cheered for their favorite teams all season long, but it was the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors that made it to end. While......
16:30, 2019-05-31

Denise Richards stars in this absurd trailer for Tammy And The T-Rex's new "gore cut" A bygone curiosity that occupies a haze of uncertainty in the minds of those who did actually see it, 1994's Tammy And The T-Rex seems poised to reap the audience it so richly deserved before distributors chomped out its best parts. Denise Richards and Paul Walker, both on the verge of fame, sta...
04:00, 2019-05-31

Best Dressed Stars at the 2019 ESPYs: Lindsey Vonn, Ciara and More Touchdown, goal, score! These were the words that echoed across the 2019 ESPYs red carpet. That's because plenty of athletes and their plus-ones arrived in fabulous fashion. Stunning......
08:30, 2019-07-11

Mets All-Stars’ late heroics end seven-game losing streak The Mets turned to their two newest All-Stars on Sunday to put a week’s worth of futility behind them. Jeff McNeil and Pete Alonso, only hours after officially receiving word they had been selected as reserves to the National League All-Star team, put the kind of beatdown on the Braves bullpen usual...
13:15, 2019-07-01

How Shay Mitchell and More Stars Pulled Off Epic Gender Reveals When it comes to Hollywood gender reveals, your favorite stars always go big! In case you missed the big news, Shay Mitchell celebrated the Fourth of July by posting a brand-new YouTube......
02:30, 2019-07-06

Injured AL All-Stars replaced by Lowe, Bogaerts and Berríos Lowe, Bogaerts and Berríos replace injured All-Stars La Stella, Odorizzi and Pence on AL roster for game in Cleveland       ...
00:30, 2019-07-04

The best pop culture of year so far stars in The A.V. Club's favorite stories of the week Here’s a compilation of our favorite features published this week. Be sure to follow along with our TV recaps and check out all our recent reviews....
14:15, 2019-06-22

Wireless festival review – British rap stars show Americans how it's done Finsbury Park, LondonIn his first major set since leaving prison, J Hus made a joyful homecoming and outshone much of the A-list American talent – the irrepressible Cardi B asideIt’s barely past lunchtime on Friday when the first wig goes flying through the crowd, and is joined by numerous others th...
15:30, 2019-07-08

Yankees resting All-Stars opens door for Breyvic Valera ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Yankees are very diligent about getting players what they believe is proper rest regardless of whom the player is. So, it wasn’t a shock All-Stars DJ LeMahieu and Gleyber Torres weren’t in the starting lineup for Sunday’s 2-1 loss to the Rays, even if it was the final game...
11:30, 2019-07-08

Pose Stars Reflect on the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion Despite what various companies try to tell (or sell) you during June, Pride month is about acknowledging and celebrating the legacy of the LGBTQIA+ community....
07:15, 2019-06-28

The U.S. and Iran are Already at War Online When a U.S. Navy surveillance drone was shot down over the Strait of Hormuz on June 20, the U.S. blamed Iran. The commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) said his country was “ready for war,” and President Donald Trump responded by declaring that Iran had made ...
22:45, 2019-06-27

What happens to our online identities when we die? By 2100 there could be 4.9bn dead users on Facebook. So who controls our digital legacy after we have gone? As Black Mirror returns, we delve into the issueAndrew Scott Q&A: ‘I never get angrier than with passwords or apps’Esther Earl never meant to tweet after she died. On 25 August 2010, the 16-ye...
10:30, 2019-06-02

Kliff Kingsbury monitored players via fake social media accounts during time at Texas Tech In 2016, Kliff Kingsbury admitted to monitoring his Texas Tech players via fake social media accounts, often using "cute girls" as avatars.       ...
14:30, 2019-06-15

Skip Bayless Falls For A Fake Woj Tweet About Chris Paul Mocking James Harden's "Manboobs" Have you heard the news? If you watched FS1's Second Take this morning, you did: the Rockets backcourt’s toxic situation got so bad in part because Chris Paul repeatedly berated James Harden about his “manboobs,” to the point that Harden left team practices in tears. Wow!...
19:30, 2019-06-19

Americans consider 'fake news' a bigger problem than terrorism, climate change, illegal immigration: new survey Americans view “fake news” and information as a bigger problem today than terrorism and climate change, according to a new Pew Research Center survey....
02:00, 2019-06-06

74 trillion tons of fake snow over Antarctic could 'save coastal cities' from climate change, researchers say Spraying trillions of tons of fake snow may sound like something cooked up by a novelist writing about the year 2150, but according to a new study, it could stave off global sea rise and protect coastal cities....
01:45, 2019-07-19

California insurance exec pleads guilty to paying $450,000 for kids' admission into USC as fake recruits Toby MacFarlane is the 20th defendant to plead guilty in the nation's college admissions scandal with two more agreeing to plead guilty in court later        ...
19:30, 2019-06-21

Fake Adrian Wojnarowski Twitter account dupes fans with Kawhi Leonard-to-Lakers report A verified Twitter account briefly bearing Adrian Wojnarowski's name posted that Kawhi Leonard had agreed to a $144-million contract with the Lakers.       ...
16:15, 2019-07-02

Hubble spots tiny galaxy working overtime to build new stars Like everything else in the universe, galaxies are born, live, and ultimately die, and thanks to incredibly powerful tools like the Hubble Space Telescope, we get to see various galaxies at virtually every stage of their lives. One of its newest observations was just published on the Hubble website ...
03:30, 2019-06-15

Honda Amaze scores Four Stars In Global NCAP Crash Test The Africa-spec Honda Amaze was crashed into a barrier at a speed of 64 kmph with a 40 per cent offset. The structure of the Honda Amaze was rated as stable as well as the footwell area....
11:45, 2019-05-30

Ailing Yankees not hurting for power in absence of homer-hitting stars Imagine removing Kevin Durant, perhaps the best basketball player in the world, and having a team good enough to keep on winning. Imagine removing Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton, two of the great power hitters in the world, and having a team deep enough to keep hitting homers same as ever. Let’s ...
04:00, 2019-05-31

Jenelle Evans' Teen Mom Co-Stars React to Ongoing Custody Battle: ''Help Is Out There'' As more light sheds on Jenelle Evans' custody battle and her tumultuous relationship with David Eason, some of her Teen Mom co-stars are breaking their silence on the situation. For......
10:30, 2019-05-30

How Miley Cyrus, Sam Smith and More Stars Are Changing the Face of Sexuality in Hollywood Members of Hollywood are living their truth like never before. In recent years, the film and music industry has seen a boom in stars who are being open about their sexuality and it's......
12:30, 2019-06-05

Stop the blame game – injuries to Chelsea stars were luckless accidents "Why have Chelsea lost two key homegrown talents to the same Achilles injury in such a short space of time? And what does it mean for the players, and club? Dan Levene on two hugely unfortunate, but unlinked incidents."...
17:15, 2019-05-21

Netflix’s next blockbuster movie stars The Rock, Gal Gadot, and Ryan Reynolds Netflix is making another high-profile movie, the kind of action flick that you’d usually go to cinemas for. Red Notice is going to be a heist movie, which means we expect plenty of action and humor from this one, featuring a trio of stars that don’t need an introduction: Dwayne “T...
07:45, 2019-07-10

This summer’s 25 hottest stars, from Jennifer Aniston to Keanu Reeves From Jennifer Aniston to Keanu Reeves, 24/7 Tempo has identified this summer’s 25 hottest stars based on online popularity.        ...
14:45, 2019-07-02

Opinion: Steph Curry sees what it's like to play without All-Stars surrounding him Steph Curry was spectacular in Game 3, but it wasn't enough for the injury-depleted Warriors to beat the Raptors.        ...
06:45, 2019-06-06

Parents of YouTube child stars say new safety rules will lose them money Changes that YouTube is considering to protect children aren’t going over too well with some parents whose kids star in the site’s videos. YouTube is considering moving all content that stars children to YouTube Kids, an app that Google, which owns YouTube — created in 2015. The possible move ...
04:30, 2019-06-28