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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 sc...

Five stars or fake? How to beat fraudulent online reviews

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Facebook still flooded with fake reviews, says Which? Users exposed to unsafe products bolstered by misleading reviews, says studyFacebook has been accused of failing to stop the sale of fake reviews through its website, more than a month after it was told to crack down on the issue by a UK regulator.An...
2019-08-06 09:16

One in seven hotels on TripAdvisor might use fake reviews Hotels in tourist destinations had "striking" patterns of five-star reviews posted by one-time contributors, according to UK consumer group Which? Travel....
2019-09-06 17:32

TripAdvisor defends itself against fake reviews claim Hotels in tourist destinations had "striking" patterns of five-star reviews posted by one-time contributors, according to UK consumer group Which? Travel....
2019-09-06 22:00

How to spot and avoid fake travel reviews Many travelers rely heavily on online reviews to make decisions. But what happens when some of those reviews turn out to be bogus?       ...
2019-08-23 18:00

Facebook fails to stop flood of fake reviews, investigative body says Facebook stands accused of not doing enough to stem the sale of fake reviews through its platform, more than one month after being told to fix the problem by a British regulator....
2019-08-07 05:48

Facebook has ‘systematically failed’ to stop fake reviews, probe concludes Facebook stands accused of not doing enough to stem the sale of fake reviews through its platform, more than one month after being told by a British regulator to fix the problem. A probe by consumer watchdog Which? found that the social network is st...
2019-08-07 19:48

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....
2019-06-21 22:16

Facebook urged to shut down groups selling fake Amazon reviews Dozens of Facebook groups have been promoting fake Amazon reviews despite a regulator warning the social media company about the practice, the consumer group Which? has said....
2019-08-06 17:48

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....
2019-06-21 14:32

A ‘deep fake’ app will make us film stars – but will we regret our narcissism? Users of Zao can now add themselves into the scenes of their favourite movies. But is our desire to insert ourselves into everything putting our privacy at risk?‘You oughta be in pictures,” goes the 1934 Rudy Vallée song. And, as of last week, pretty...
2019-09-04 23:00

EU calls for more data from online platforms in fight against fake news The European Union said online platforms must do more to combat disinformation, including sharing data on their efforts, after it tracked suspected Russian and domestic attempts to disrupt last month's European Parliament elections....
2019-06-14 12:00

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 ...
2019-07-19 05:32

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....
2019-05-22 16:16

"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......
2019-05-24 07:00

'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...
2019-06-06 22:00

‘Off beat’ Sean Spicer makes ‘Dancing With the Stars’ debut Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer did his best salsa dance during his premiere on ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” on Monday night — and was then promptly skewered by the show’s judges for his stilted performance. &...
2019-09-17 23:16

Paddy Power and Poker Stars owners to create online gambling leader The owners of Paddy Power Betfair and Poker Stars have agreed to merge in an all-share deal that will create the world's largest online betting and gambling company by revenue to take advantage of the opening up of U.S. markets....
2019-10-02 11:00

Chipotle's online focus delivers same-store sales beat Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc's focus on online ordering and aggressive spending on advertising paid off as it brought in more customers and helped it beat same-store sales estimates....
2019-07-23 23:32

1st T20I: Deepti Sharma Stars As India Women Beat South Africa By 11 Runs India Women vs South Africa Women: Deepti Sharma bowled three maiden overs in her four-over quota and picked up three wickets, conceding just eight runs....
2019-09-24 21:32

UPDATE 1-Kroger same-store sales beat as online push pays off Kroger Co's quarterly same-store sales and profit beat Wall Street estimates on Thursday as the supermarket chain's investment to boost its delivery services and online business paid off....
2019-09-12 15:32

Julia Garner Beat Game of Thrones Stars to Win the Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Julia Garner just defeated Arya Stark, Sansa Stark, Cersei Lannister and Brienne of Tarth at the Emmys! Of course, that's our way of saying the Ozark star won the 2019 Emmy for Outstanding......
2019-09-23 11:16

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.        ...
2019-05-22 16:16

Facebook is already awash with fraudulent ads about its own cryptocurrency Facebook revealed its cryptocurrency plans just a month ago, and already it's the subject of a wave of fraudulent ads. As The Washington Post reports, around a dozen fake accounts, pages and groups have appeared on Facebook and Instagram, presen...
2019-07-23 16:48

Sportwatch: West Coast beat Adelaide, Warriors beat the Broncos, Crusaders beat Blues and more – live! AFL: Hawthorn trounce Port, North Melbourne beat BulldogsNRL: Cowboys conquer CanberraSuper Rugby: Rebels roll over SunwolvesSuper Netball: Fever beat Magpies 10.26am BST The Blues provided some fightback in Christchurch, but the Crusaders showed why...
2019-05-25 11:32

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 ...
2019-06-18 23:16

Fraudulent Clowns PSG Had A Shockingly Unfraudulent Summer After a summer full of rumors and whispers, the winner of the Neymar sweepstakes is his current and future club. Paris Saint-Germain, the plucky, oil state-backed underdog, fended off the overtures from both Barcelona and Real Madrid until the death,...
2019-09-04 05:16

ICE responds to fraudulent flyers posted in South Carolina (WCBD)  Fake U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement flyers were plastered throughout North Charleston, South Carolina Wednesday. North Charleston Police said they received numerous calls about the flyers. That flyer reads: “The city of N. Cha...
2019-08-17 00:16

SEC takes action against financial charlatan who operated a $14M fraudulent ICO The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is taking action against a New York-based individual in an attempt to safeguard investor funds that were raised through an allegedly fraudulent initial coin offering (ICO). The SEC filed a co...
2019-08-13 16:32

KeyCorp Finds Fraudulent Activity Estimated at Up to $90 Million KeyCorp said it discovered fraudulent activity with potential exposure of up to $90 million associated with transactions conducted in the third quarter by a business customer....
2019-07-16 15:16

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 ...
2019-05-30 05:16

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....
2019-05-30 01:00

Blockchain startup agrees to $23M settlement over allegedly fraudulent tokens The US’ top financial watchdog has settled with Dallas-based blockchain startup Bitqyck Inc. over allegations it fraudulently sold shares of company stock to more than 13,000 buyers of its Bitqy cryptographic token. In a statement released yesterday,...
2019-08-31 10:00

Adult content marketplace Fantasy Market charged with running fraudulent ICO The founder of now defunct Fantasy Market, a purported online adult entertainment marketplace, has been charged with running a fraudulent initial coin offering (ICO) after raising $63,000 in cryptocurrency from over 100 investors. Initially, Fantasy ...
2019-09-25 02:32

US state regulator slaps ‘fraudulent’ ICOs with cease and desist orders A US state regulator is cracking down on two New Jersey-based initial coin offerings (ICO) offering “fraudulent unregistered securities.” The Bureau of Securities issued emergency cease and desist orders as part of “Operation Cryptosweep” – an intern...
2019-08-08 16:16

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, ...
2019-06-05 18:00

Latin NCAP: Volkswagen Tiguan, Jetta Score 5 Stars, Figo Scores 4 Stars The latest results of Latin NCAP crash tests reveal that the Volkswagen Tiguan and the Jetta scored 5 stars each while the India-made Ford Figo scored 4 stars....
2019-09-27 17:00

GTA Online opens in-game casino amid online gambling debate Rockstar just opened up the first casino in Grand Theft Auto Online, the Diamond, where players can pay real money to gamble in game. The casino has been empty for the first six years of GTA Online‘s existence (side note: I feel old). The resort has ...
2019-07-24 03:48

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...
2019-07-21 12:00

How do we beat 8chan and other far-right sites? The same way we beat Isis | Julia Ebner A determined international operation is desperately required to halt the spread of white supremacist propagandaCopycat terrorism is on the rise again, this time from the far right.Over the past few months, we have witnessed a series of lethal terrori...
2019-08-07 13:48

Dancing With The Stars host sounds pretty pissed about Sean Spicer dancing with the stars Nostalgia is a funny thing. Because it tends to work only in relative values—i.e., “then” was better than “now,” so “then” must automatically be good—it can do a lot of work to shave the more craptastic edges off of a person or a moment, even if they...
2019-08-22 11:32

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. Whi...
2019-07-01 19:00

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 th...
2019-06-13 23:16

GTA 5 Online Casino Cars leak: 22 new cars revealed in Grand Theft Auto Online Update DLC Rockstar is rolling out a new update for Grand Theft Auto Online today, and as the update goes online for players, leakers are already starting to show us what's in store....
2019-07-23 14:16

The Reviews of ‘Les Muellerables’ Are In, and Late Night’s Got Them Robert Mueller’s testimony before Congress left a lot of people unimpressed, the hosts noted. “And he only got 35 percent on Rotten Tomatoes,” Stephen Colbert said....
2019-08-01 00:48

Destiny 2, As Told By Steam Reviews It’s not every day that a series with as much legacy and history as Destiny suddenly orbital-drops onto Steam. This has resulted in a horde of Desti-neophytes rushing to see what all the fuss is about. Are they enjoying diving into the deep end of Bu...
2019-10-09 09:32

U.S. agency reviews whether 2,000 Teslas should have been recalled U.S. regulators said on Friday they were reviewing whether Tesla Inc should have recalled 2,000 of its electric cars in May instead of issuing a software upgrade to fix a potential defect that could have resulted in battery fires....
2019-10-05 06:32

How ‘Friends’ went from ‘bad reviews’ to global phenomenon In early 1994, NBC was desperate to secure the services of an actress for its new sitcom, then called “Friends Like Us.” The actress was a 25-year old named Jennifer Aniston, whose biggest role to date had been on the flop TV spin-off “Ferris Bueller...
2019-09-06 17:32

IFA 2019 news, reviews and everything that happened It's now day three of IFA, and multiple brands are currently spewing out all manner of announcements about the latest tech we can expect. It's also the first 'official' day of the show, which means the general public can get in......
2019-09-06 17:00

Uninformed reviews based on 6-second trailers I don't have time to play everything, but that's not going to stop me from having opinions. So that's why I created my uninformed reviews series.Read More...
2019-08-12 20:32

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....
2019-05-28 05:48

This $30 Skirt Has 300 5-Star Reviews on Amazon We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
2019-09-18 16:00

U.S. agency reviews claims 2,000 Teslas should have been recalled U.S. regulators said on Friday they were reviewing claims that Tesla Inc should have recalled 2,000 of its electric cars in May instead of issuing a software upgrade to fix a potential defect that could have resulted in battery fires....
2019-10-05 02:00

Cramer reviews the top July performers on the Dow Jones and S&P 500 "When you get days like today ... look to those July leaders for guidance, and, in some cases, you're going to find some solid buying opportunities," Jim Cramer says....
2019-08-01 14:32

Ars reviews three cell signal boosters—and they actually work Enlarge / This Cel-Fi Pro coverage unit is in my downstairs den, receiving LTE signal from the network unit upstairs in my living room. (credit: Jim Salter) I've spent a lot of time talking about how Wi-Fi works and reviewing various products aimed...
2019-08-01 15:16

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...
2019-05-22 09:48

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....
2019-06-05 09:16

Interference or not, NFL refs preparing for replay reviews NFL referees says new rules that allow pass interference calls to be challenged by coaches, reviewed by officials won't change how they call a game       ...
2019-07-13 01:16

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 d...
2019-07-04 01:32

Remnant: From The Ashes, As Told By Steam Reviews A week after its release, Remnant: From The Ashes remains at the top of the Steam charts. It’s safe to say that its core conceit—what if Dark Souls, but guns—is resonating with people. Is the game living up to lofty, gothy expectations? For the most ...
2019-08-27 22:32

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.       ...
2019-06-19 23:48

NFL owners to consider tweaking pass interference reviews KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — 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 interfe...
2019-05-22 01:00

UPDATE 3-U.S. agency reviews whether 2,000 Teslas should have been recalled U.S. regulators said on Friday they were reviewing whether Tesla Inc should have recalled 2,000 of its electric cars in May instead of issuing a software upgrade to fix a potential defect that could have resulted in battery fires....
2019-10-05 22:32

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....
2019-06-19 16:48

Are TripAdvisor and other travel companies censoring their reviews? Rating sites and online agencies can remove or refuse to publish a review for many reasons. What's more, the process is often opaque.       ...
2019-08-23 18:00

Why We Upgraded Our Reviews Approach for Apple’s iPhone 11 While tech reviewers last week encouraged people to upgrade to Apple’s newest phones, The New York Times recommended something different: to cherish the phone you have, and upgrade if you must. Here’s why....
2019-09-27 03:48

Apple says to restart Siri reviews with new controls Apple Inc users will be able to opt out of the company reviewing their conversations with voice assistant Siri under measures announced on Wednesday to address concerns over how it holds and uses audio recordings....
2019-08-28 18:48

It is now time to appreciate Toonami's enduring video game reviews The Toonami programming block’s been a staple in action-oriented animation since 1997, when Space Ghost: Coast to Coast co-star Moltar (R.I.P.) hosted the late afternoon segment on Cartoon Network and ThunderCats, Robotech, Mobile Suit Gundam Wing an...
2019-10-01 05:48

Vegas getting rave reviews for thrilling All-Star weekend Coaches, players and WNBA executives were thrilled with the show that Las Vegas put on for the All-Star Game last weekend       ...
2019-08-02 09:48

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....
2019-06-14 05:32

New reviews contradict previous guidelines around red meat consumption A new set of reviews suggests that red meat may not be as harmful to health as previously thought. Why, and what recommendations do the authors make?...
2019-10-02 01:00

Twitter Reviews 'Sacred Games 2' With Hilarious Memes When the first season of Sacred Games dropped in 2018, it took the Internet by storm. But is the second season, which came out only a day ago, just as good?...
2019-08-16 19:48

NFL expects refs to call late reviews, including PI According to an update sent to teams, the NFL said it expects to have the replay official initiate all potential reviews -- including pass interference -- in the final two minutes of each half and overtime....
2019-06-13 22:16

This comforter has over 15,000 great reviews—here's how to get it on sale Buffy's comforters are known far and wide for being ultra-soft and eco-friendly, and now you can finally save on one with our exclusive discount code.       ...
2019-09-05 07:32

YouTube kids: how unboxing, gaming and toy reviews took over - video Being a YouTuber is now the most popular aspiration for children today, according to a recent survey. In 2018, the site’s highest earner was a seven-year-old American toy reviewer. But the video platform has been mired in controversy over its failure...
2019-09-05 19:00

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....
2019-07-08 21:32

Disney's New Streaming Service Gets Favorable Reviews From the Dutch Disney is testing its flagship streaming service with a free trial in the Netherlands before its Nov. 12 launch. Interviews with a small number of the first users found general enthusiasm for the service....
2019-10-07 18:32

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....
2019-07-01 20:48

The best recent science fiction and fantasy – reviews roundup A Little Hatred by Joe Abercrombie; The Undoing of Arlo Knott by Heather Child; World Engines: Destroyer by Stephen Baxter; Overdrawn by NJ Crosskey and Cold Storage by David KoeppJoe Abercrombie returns to the fantasy world of his bestselling First ...
2019-09-21 17:16

NHTSA reviews claims Tesla should have recalled 2,000 cars Tesla's software updates normally bring a host of improvements, but some owners are less than thrilled with the implications for their cars' performance and safety. The NHTSA is reviewing a petition asserting that Tesla should have recalle...
2019-10-05 03:32

UPDATE 2-U.S. agency reviews claims 2,000 Teslas should have been recalled U.S. regulators said on Friday they were reviewing claims that Tesla Inc should have recalled 2,000 of its electric cars in May instead of issuing a software upgrade to fix a potential defect that could have resulted in battery fires....
2019-10-05 00:32

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....
2019-06-22 08:16

'El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie' reviews, from 'mildly entertaining' to 'very fun' "('El Camino') doesn't do any harm. It just gives answers I'm not sure I cared about to questions I'm not sure I asked," one critic assessed.        ...
2019-10-12 01:16

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....
2019-07-16 23:32

The Met Reviews Items It Received From a Dealer, Now a Looting Suspect The Metropolitan Museum of Art is studying the Indian artifacts it holds that track back to a man accused of running a major antiquities smuggling ring....
2019-08-19 00:00

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 gam...
2019-06-27 19:48

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......
2019-05-24 05:16

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....
2019-06-12 02:32

FDNY reviews reports of Epstein death leaked on 4Chan The Fire Department of New York told Fox News on Tuesday that it looked into online leaks of information related to the death of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein -- but concluded that the leaks "did not come from the Department."...
2019-08-14 06:16

How AI is transforming customer reviews into crucial business intelligence (VB Live) Your customer reviews are a gold mine, and AI is the key to turning their feedback into great product, finding out what really matters to customers and moreRead More...
2019-09-11 21:32

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....
2019-07-02 10:48

Poll: Americans give Trump mixed economic reviews President Donald Trump is receiving mixed reviews for his stewardship of the U.S. economy, even as Americans feel increasingly good about how things are going (July 1)        ...
2019-07-01 18:00

Smriti Irani Reviews Projects In Amethi, Calls For Ban On Plastic Union Minister Smriti Irani, who is on a two-day visit to her parliamentary constituency Amethi, this morning called for a complete ban on single-use plastic....
2019-09-11 11:48

Rajnath Singh Reviews Defence Acquisition Issues With Top Officials Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday reviewed defence acquisition issues with top officials of the ministry and directed them to seek indigenous solutions to meet the forces' requirements to the......
2019-06-06 21:48

Ethics panel reviews campaign payments to Rashida Tlaib The House Ethics Committee is reviewing a potential campaign finance violation by Rep. Rashida Tlaib during her 2018 campaign, her office confirmed Monday.The Office of Congressional Ethics has recommended an investigation into claims that Tlaib reim...
2019-10-01 10:16

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......
2019-07-12 18:16

Mercedes reviews van lineup as diesel debate dents sales Daimler is reviewing the product portfolio at its vans division, where sales have been hit hard by doubts about the cleanliness of diesel engines, a top executive said, adding the X-class midsize pickup truck is not delivering sales the company targe...
2019-08-21 02:32

Barack and Michelle Obama’s first Netflix project is getting rave reviews Netflix debuted a new documentary on Wednesday that presents a deeply moving portrait of the ground-level workers at a new factory in post-industrial Ohio. It’s a factory reopened by a Chinese billionaire amid the ruins of a shuttered General M...
2019-08-23 19:00

'Very wretched indeed': Horrible historical reviews of Scottish cities – a quiz Ever wondered what Tripadvisor would have been like 200 years ago? Scotland the Worst is a compilation of comments made by unimpressed 17th-19th century travellers. Can you tell the town or city from the put down?The author of Scotland the Worst: A D...
2019-08-26 19:00

SEC fines Russian firm for failing to disclose paid-for ICO reviews The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Tuesday that it has fined and settled charges against a Russia-based ratings firm for failure to disclose payments it received to publicize digital asset offerings of issuers it had rated....
2019-08-21 03:32

‘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...
2019-07-10 02:32

Pentagon ends reviews of Niger ambush that killed 4 soldiers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it has officially concluded its reviews of a 2017 ambush in the African nation of Niger that left four U.S. soldiers dead. It says it found the discipline meted out to nine individuals to be adequate. WednesdayR...
2019-06-06 07:16

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...
2019-05-22 14:48

NYPD considers measuring ‘officer wellness’ in performance reviews The NYPD plans to measure “officer wellness” amid performance reviews — a move linking mental health and internal affairs that officers and a union slammed as “ridiculous” on Thursday. A rare joint report from the city’s...
2019-09-27 10:48

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....
2019-07-04 04:48

Amazon criticized over racist reviews of soccer star's book English soccer's anti-discrimination organisation and players' union have criticized Amazon for not removing racist reviews of soccer star Eni Aluko's memoir that were posted on the online retailer's website    ...
2019-09-14 16:48

Microsoft bucks trend, maintains contractor reviews of voice recording Cortana integration lets Windows Phone users speak to the new Band. A wave of privacy scandals has led several major companies to end or pause their programs for human reviews of voice recordings. But Microsoft has bucked the trend. Last week, a w...
2019-08-16 17:16

Sarbananda Sonowal Reviews Security Before Assam Citizen List Publication Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday reviewed the law and order situation of the state before the final publication of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) on August 31...
2019-08-23 23:00

'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, f...
2019-06-03 12:00

Watch: Hooded sculptures drawing mixed reviews in California city A group of sculptures depicting men with hoodies covering their faces outside of a California city hall are receiving mixed reviews from residents, with some saying they find them threatening....
2019-08-30 21:00

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......
2019-06-01 14:32

House Ethics Committee Reviews Claims Against Rep. Rashida Tlaib and 2 Republicans The House Ethics Committee said Monday it is reviewing allegations of wrongdoing against Michigan Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Bill Huizenga and Florida Rep. Ross Spano. The committee did not reveal the nature of the complaints, but the offices of the thr...
2019-10-01 10:48

'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 it...
2019-07-06 00:16

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....
2019-06-12 06:16

Ukraine Reviews Closed Case Into Gas Company That Employed Hunter Biden (ZHYTOMYR, Ukraine) — Ukraine’s Prosecutor General said on Friday that his office is reviewing all the cases that were closed by his predecessors, including several related to the owner of a gas company where former Vice President Joe Bid...
2019-10-05 09:32

Santa Anita Starts Independent Reviews Of All Horses After Deaths Rise To 29 SANTA ANITA, Cali. (NBC News)– California horse racing regulators said Wednesday they will require all horses to undergo independent reviews before they’re allowed to race at the famed Santa Anita Park, where 29 horses have died or have b...
2019-06-13 13:48

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......
2019-06-16 07:00

Turn reviews into business intelligence with AI-powered review platforms (VB Live) Join this VB Live event to learn how to leverage customer reviews, turn good feedback into great product, learn what really matters to customers, and more.Read More...
2019-10-04 11:00

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....
2019-07-04 01:00

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."        ...
2019-06-17 18:48

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.       ...
2019-07-06 23:32

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...
2019-06-04 20:48

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,......
2019-06-15 01:32

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 a...
2019-06-30 09:32

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....
2019-06-07 03:32

British regulator reviews JPMorgan metals trading amid U.S. probe: sources Britain's financial services regulator is examining allegations of precious metals market manipulation by JPMorgan Chase & Co traders following criminal charges by U.S. authorities, according to two people familiar with the matter....
2019-10-11 19:00

House ethics panel reviews complaint over GOP Rep. Bill Huizenga's campaign spending The House Ethics Committee is reviewing allegations that Rep. Bill Huizenga misused campaign funds, but the Michigan Republican is dismissing the case as a partisan stunt.Michigan Democrats filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission last ...
2019-10-01 10:16

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....
2019-06-17 17:00

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Reviews Work On Kartarpur Corridor Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday asked the Centre to cut down the 30-day notice period for devotees to apply online for visiting the historic Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara during the 550th......
2019-10-02 05:32

McCarthy promises accountability as Barr reviews IG’s FISA report: ‘The closest we’ve ever seen to a coup’ House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., promised that guilty parties will be held accountable after Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz releases his report on the FBI's alleged abuse of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance ...
2019-09-16 04:32

‘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....
2019-06-28 02:01

Proud dad Elton John keeps sending Taron Egerton positive Rocketman reviews With the Elton John biopic Rocketman releasing this week, Hollywood doppelgänger Taron Egerton has been hitting the promo circuit to talk about both the experience of playing John in a film and the weird reality of becoming good buds with the famous ...
2019-05-29 20:00

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....
2019-07-16 15:48

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...
2019-07-13 20:48

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."...
2019-06-12 03:32

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 v...
2019-06-20 12:32

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....
2019-07-05 13:00

Apple and Google halt human voice-data reviews over privacy backlash, but transparency is the real issue Google and Apple are suspending some of their voice data-review practices, after reports revealed the extent to which humans review private conversations.Read More...
2019-08-02 20:16

Giant hand sculpture in New Zealand draws mixed reviews: What 'nightmares are made of'? There's now a sculpture of a giant hand — with a face on it — in Wellington, New Zealand, and people are having all kinds of feelings about it.       ...
2019-08-22 02:32

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?...
2019-07-10 15:00

VAR in Premier League: From 'a farce' to 'raising the crowd' as new technology gets mixed reviews on debut The 2019-20 Premier League season is just a few days old, and yet the newly implemented VAR technology has already stolen the headlines on multiple occasions....
2019-08-12 10:00

The Best Fake Sausages 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 cas...
2019-06-18 18:16

Top 10 books about fake news Mendacious propaganda has a long history, in fiction from George Orwell to Philip Roth – and real-life reports by authors including Roald DahlWe all lie. But some of us are better at it than others. Then there are people who are so good at lying that...
2019-09-04 16:16

How to report fake news on Instagram Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Instagram announced today it’ll let you flag posts for false content. The feature will start rolling out to user...
2019-08-16 15:16

Big Ag wants a cut of booming fake-meat market Bunge Ltd, one the world's biggest grain traders, recently disclosed the 1.6% stake it had purchased in the fast-growing fake-meat startup Beyond Meat....
2019-09-09 14:16

Man Tries To Use Fake ID With Chris Hemsworth Pic, Says His Name Is Thor A man in Canada recently tried to purchase marijuana - using an ID card with Chris Hemsworth's photo. Pictures of the obviously fake ID, which put his name down as Thor Thunder Odinson, have gone......
2019-07-31 22:16

Fake VPN website delivers malware Criminals are cloning the website of popular VPN software to try and trick users into downloading malware.According to new research, the cybercriminals responsible for breaching and utilizing the website of the free video editor VSDC to distribute ma...
2019-08-21 04:00

Match.com Used Fake Ads to Swindle Users, F.T.C. Says In a lawsuit, the government agency contended that the dating site tried to dupe hundreds of thousands of consumers into buying dating subscriptions....
2019-09-25 22:32

Sieren's China: Fake smile The face-editing app Zao has gone viral in China and triggered concern across cyberspace. Proof that, despite their tech enthusiasm, the Chinese want data protection too, says DW’s Frank Sieren....
2019-09-14 04:32

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 unscientif...
2019-07-14 15:48

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 pow...
2019-06-10 15:32

Singapore 'fake news' law comes into force Singapore's sweeping anti-fake news law, which critics warn could be used to suppress free speech in the already tightly controlled Asian city state, came into force Wednesday....
2019-10-02 17:16

The fake news that pushed US into World War II On Oct. 27, 1941, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt took the stage at The Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC, to speak in honor of Navy Day. With Britain under Nazi siege, Roosevelt wanted the United States to join the fight. The American public was...
2019-10-03 04:32

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...
2019-05-29 01:48

Fake ad blocker extensions used in ad fraud scheme Users trying to clean up their web browsing experience by installing an ad blocking extension may want to think twice as new research from AdGuard has revealed that many popular ad blockers are not only fake but also malicious.After a thorough invest...
2019-09-18 03:32

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 w...
2019-07-04 12:32

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 th...
2019-07-05 01:00

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....
2019-05-29 12:48

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 w...
2019-05-25 00:32

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 aw...
2019-06-05 04:16

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 ...
2019-07-01 23:48

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 ha...
2019-05-30 10:48

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....
2019-06-19 20:48

How to Report Fake Listings on Google Maps Does your neighborhood have strange joke listings on Google Maps? Are you living next to a Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry? Fake Google Maps locations are surprisingly common, and these fictional locations and pop-cultural references can e...
2019-08-27 06:16

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 en...
2019-07-09 14:00

Indian man gets 7 years for arranging 80 fake marriages PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — An Indian man living in Florida has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison for arranging more than 80 fraudulent marriages. Court records show that 47-year-old Ravi Babu Kolla was sentenced Thursday in Panama City fe...
2019-06-21 02:16

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......
2019-07-10 08:00

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....
2019-07-13 09:32

| 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....
2019-06-06 20:48

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....
2019-05-23 21:32

Facebook removes 3B fake accounts, but how many missed? SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook says it removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months. What Facebook’s new report Thursday doesn’t say, though, is how many it also missed. The incr...
2019-05-23 18:16

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)...
2019-05-24 06:16

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 addres...
2019-07-21 18:00

Facebook will not remove fake Zuckerberg video Facebook will not be removing a fake video of Mark Zuckerberg appearing to revel in knowing social media users' secrets, after it was uploaded to Instagram by artists....
2019-06-12 15:32

Celebs with the most fake Instagram followers, revealed A new report is calling out fake Instagram followers found on celebrities’ Instagram accounts. Shockingly, the Kardashians did not win this one. Ellen DeGeneres takes the cake for the most fake followers: 58 percent of the talk show host’...
2019-08-09 22:48

Instagrammer Called Out By Own Sister For Fake Hiking Pic There have been numerous instances of Instagram influencers being called out for posting fake or edited pictures - none of them as hilarious as this one, where an Instagrammer was called out by her......
2019-08-12 07:32

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....
2019-06-12 04:48

Van full of detectives pulled over by fake LI cop who then flees A Long Island man impersonating a police officer tried to take the law into his own hands when he pulled over a van -- and found it full of real detectives, police said Saturday....
2019-08-18 05:16

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....
2019-06-16 04:48

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...
2019-07-14 22:32

Taylor Swift 'Lover' reviews: Critics are enamored by the 'earnest,' 'romantic' new album Critics are falling in love with Taylor Swift's album "Lover," saying it shows a new side of Swift and has a positively free and calm sound.        ...
2019-08-23 22:00

The Feds Want You To Be Able To Pick The Fake Sounds Your Electric Car Will Make The United States federal government wants you to have choices when it comes to your quiet electric cars. It’s requiring automakers to include artificial motor sounds in any of their quieter hybrid and electric cars—but you, the owner, will actually ...
2019-09-17 17:00

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...
2019-06-21 22:00

Fighting Instagram's $1.3 Billion Problem—Fake Followers As influencers strive for ever-higher engagement numbers, the battle between fake followers and fake-follower-detection tools is turning into an arms race....
2019-09-11 13:48

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.        ...
2019-06-29 02:48

FCC wants to fine CBS for using fake emergency alert in 'Young Sheldon' The Federal Communications Commission is cracking down on the use of emergency alerts unless there's a legitimate crisis. Its latest target is a Young Sheldon episode broadcast in April 2018. CBS said "sound producers modified a version of the E...
2019-09-10 02:48

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 Presid...
2019-06-11 02:00

The Londoner: Fake news fears for snap election In today's diary: Fake news fears for snap election | Out of the EU referendum campaign comes a happy union | Pierce Brosnan has had enough of the boys | Phoebe Waller-Bridge toasts Sir Ian McKellan...
2019-09-09 19:48

IRS impostors are using fake emails to trick you: How to spot a scam Crooks are using phrases like 'tax return reminder' in a new email scam that aims to steal data. IRS warns this may be way to infect your computer.       ...
2019-09-09 12:48

Facebook defends decision not to ban fake news from politicians Facebook says it wasn't its job to stop fake news circulated by actual politicians in the months leading up to Australia's federal election. The nation's Labor Party suffered resounding losses this spring, which some are linking to the...
2019-08-02 21:48

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....
2019-05-31 23:48

More than two dozen fake NBA championship rings seized at LA airport, CBP says Authorities in California recently seized more than two dozen counterfeit National Basketball Association championship rings, which could have cost potential buyers more than half a million dollars....
2019-09-12 03:00

Where's the fake beef? Not at Kraft Heinz, investors worry Investors are chewing out Kraft Heinz Co for failing to lay out a full strategy for how it plans to compete in the roughly $3 billion-a-year plant-based protein market....
2019-09-12 15:00

WhatsApp chats can be hacked to show fake information Security experts have warned that WhatsApp messages can be altered without the user's knowledge due to a flaw in the messaging app's systems.Researchers from Check Point have revealed that vulnerabilities in WhatsApp could allow hackers to ...
2019-08-08 21:48

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....
2019-06-22 15:48

He Was the Face of a Bike-a-thon to Fight Cancer. He Was Also a Fake. After John Looker announced he had brain cancer, he became a star fund-raiser and the heart of Pelotonia, a charity event in Ohio that raises millions of dollars. But something wasn’t right....
2019-08-01 15:48

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...
2019-05-29 22:32

Grubhub’s profits plunge 96% as it grapples with fake-fee outcry Grubhub scrambled to fend off allegations that it’s been charging bogus fees to restaurants and setting up fake Web sites to take orders, even as it reported a 96-percent profit plunge. On a Tuesday conference call with analysts, Chief Executive Matt...
2019-08-01 00:01

Maryland Attempts Fake Field Goal; No One Fooled For a whole host of reasons (Maryland scoring two points in the first half, the first third down conversion of the game coming just before halftime, a seven-yard Temple punt in the fourth quarter, Maryland still not scoring after that, etc.), Maryla...
2019-09-15 02:16

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....
2019-06-28 19:48

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 La...
2019-05-29 06:16

He Made a Fake Presidential Seal. Then Came the Media Rumpus. A Virginia man woke up to learn his creation had ended up onstage next to President Trump. After a whirlwind 24 hours in the spotlight, he needs to set a couple of things straight....
2019-07-31 23:00

Give Us Your Most Absurd Fake Fernando Alonso Rumors What’s Fernando Alonso going to do in the future? It seems like everyone has some sort of an opinion or has heard some absurd rumor about what the two-time Formula One World Championship and Le Mans-winning driver will be doing next year—so why not t...
2019-08-08 02:32

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)        ...
2019-06-29 02:48

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....
2019-06-21 23:32

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....
2019-06-12 03:48

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....
2019-06-14 14:32

This fake-ish feud between Manson and Bundy stans is exhausting What is it about serial killers that inspires such fascination within the American psyche? Perhaps it’s the feelings of voyeurism inspired by learning their crimes’ lurid details, the case file mysteries that never fully close and questions that neve...
2019-08-22 11:32

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 wit...
2019-06-03 18:48

KFC is going to start serving Beyond Meat’s fake fried chicken The plant-based meat revolution is underway and, as it turns out, hamburgers were just the beginning. With items like the Beyond Burger and the Impossible Burger flying off the shelves, Beyond Meat is planning to expand their offerings with a plant-b...
2019-08-28 01:32

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. ...
2019-07-09 06:32

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 malwar...
2019-06-06 20:48

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......
2019-06-14 22:00

Fake Chinese Policer Cars Roil Aussies Over the past few weeks, Australians in Adelaide, Perth and Melbourne have reported seeing cop cars they didn’t recognize around town. These didn’t look like patrol cars from the state over, though. They looked like you what you might get pulled over...
2019-08-25 22:32

Fake Android apps downloaded millions of times Android users have downloaded fake apps which slow down their devices and drain their batteries millions of times according to research from Trend Micro.Researchers at the cybersecurity firm found 85 different photography and gaming apps that were fi...
2019-08-19 21:00

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. “Th...
2019-06-23 22:16

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......
2019-06-06 03:32

Americans think fake news is big problem, blame politicians NEW YORK (AP) — A new survey says half of U.S. adults consider fake news a major problem, and they mostly blame politicians and activists for it. A survey from the Pew Research Center released Wednesday says a majority of Americans believe journalist...
2019-06-05 17:00

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......
2019-06-14 02:48

The 1975 criticised after using fake suicide vest in new video The 1975 have been criticised by relatives of the Manchester Arena bombings after lead singer Matty Healy detonated a fake suicide vest in the band's new music video....
2019-09-02 03:48

Could language be the key to detecting fake news? | David Shariatmadari Purveyors of disinformation can be caught out by the particular words they use, according to new researchThe internet represents the biggest explosion of data in human history. There’s more out there, and more access to it than ever before. The infor...
2019-09-02 14:48

This fake iPhone charging cable will hijack your computer A fake Apple charging cable has been developed that could allow attackers to trick their way into a victim's devices.Security researcher Mike Grover, also known as MG, has developed a fake Lightning-esque cable similar to those used to charge up...
2019-08-12 23:48

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 imag...
2019-07-03 01:48

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....
2019-06-20 03:32

The number of fake assistance dogs is exploding – but who are the owners behind it? It’s easy to get your pet designated an emotional support animal. But abuse of the system takes a toll on those with genuine needsAccording to her owner, Nick, 40, Rosie – a 50lb, eight-year-old yellow labrador retriever – is a very good girl. (Both ...
2019-08-13 10:16

The number of fake emotional support dogs is exploding – why? It’s easy to get your pet designated an emotional support animal. But abuse of the system takes a toll on those with genuine needsAccording to her owner, Nick, 40, Rosie – a 50lb, eight-year-old yellow labrador retriever – is a very good girl. (Both ...
2019-08-13 20:16

Facebook says US immigration agents can't create fake accounts Facebook isn't down with US authorities' plan to create fake profiles they can use to investigate foreigners seeking visas. The social network told the Associated Press that Homeland Security would be violating its rules if its agents creat...
2019-09-04 15:48

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.       ...
2019-07-04 07:16

Facebook says Homeland Security can't make fake accounts Facebook said on Tuesday that it would be against its rules for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to create fake profiles to monitor the social media of foreigners seeking to enter America....
2019-09-04 08:48

Instagram Will Enable Users to Flag Posts They Think Are Fake Instagram users in the U.S. will soon be able to report content they deem to be fake as the Facebook-owned app joins the fight against online misinformation, Reuters reporte. The new feature, announced Thursday, will allow users of the photo and vide...
2019-08-16 12:48

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....
2019-06-02 02:32

Fake heiress Anna Sorokin may lose payday — thanks to ‘Son of Sam’ Faux heiress Anna Sorokin may have inked a lucrative Netflix deal, but she won’t be raking in the dough anytime soon — thanks to “Son of Sam” David Berkowitz. The state Attorney General’s Office is invoking New York’s “Son of Sam Law” to try and conv...
2019-07-22 04:00

WordPress plugins hacked for fake admin accounts Popular web hosting site WordPress has come under attack from hackers exploiting a flaw tgat allows them to creat rogue admin accounts.Researchers at security firm Wordfence discovered that known vulnerabilities in WordPress plugins have been exploit...
2019-09-03 12:32

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.       ...
2019-07-12 20:32

Beware of fake Lightning cables that can hijack your iPhone A new report states that dummy Lightning cables that used for iPhones and iPads are headed into mass production, posing a potential threat to a lot of consumers. Dubbed as the O.MG cable (named after Mark Grover who designed it), it was showcase...
2019-10-01 18:00

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 ...
2019-05-23 23:16

Fake ID market bypasses anti-fraud measures Despite anti-fraud measures such as ultraviolet ink marking and holographic overlays, a growing underground economy of sites has emerged for criminals looking to obtain and use fraudulent US ID cards according to new research from Flashpoint.Although...
2019-10-01 03:16

Tinder owner sued for using fake profiles in ads on Match.com The owner of Tinder and OkCupid is being sued by U.S. regulator for seeking to draw in potential subscribers with emails from fake users expressing interest in pairing up....
2019-09-26 00:00

Vegan oxtail? Twitter says the fake meat movement may have gone too far After a picture of the vegan meat product by Absolute Vegetarian began making the rounds, there were howls of outrage from Facebook to Twitter.       ...
2019-09-18 21:00

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 “activeR...
2019-05-23 20:00

Viral influencer Blippi is so fake, he hired an impersonator This kid-friendly internet star did a bait and switch. Tot influencer Blippi has amassed 250,000 Instagram followers and more than 5.7 million YouTube subscribers with “educational” videos featuring him visiting bakeries, aquariums and fa...
2019-10-11 00:16

Pak Behind Fake Accounts Of Top Officers On Twitter, Says Army: Report The Indian Army and other security agencies are taking strict action against the fake Twitter handles of senior Indian military leadership created by Pakistani agencies to spread misinformation about......
2019-09-19 19:32

Protestors pour fake blood on NYC bull statue Dozens of people protested a lack of action to combat climate change in New York on Monday morning by pouring fake blood all over the iconic Charging Bull statue near Wall Street. (Oct. 7)        ...
2019-10-07 19:48

Will fake news wreck the coming general election? Have the social media giants cleaned up their act since the scandals of 2016? We give the big names a healthcheckThe next general election campaign has already started. We do not know the date of the vote, but we know that one is coming – and so do B...
2019-10-06 22:16

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....
2019-05-24 22:32

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...
2019-05-24 13:16

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...
2019-05-21 18:16

Bosa gets 'payback' on Mayfield via fake flag plant Former Buckeye Nick Bosa mimicked waving a flag and then planting it after a big hit on Baker Mayfield, a call back to when Mayfield planted the Oklahoma flag in Ohio Stadium during college in 2017....
2019-10-08 16:48

Fake Fed Ex worker busted for Brooklyn home invasion One of the two home invaders who posed as a Fed Ex worker and bound a Brooklyn family before robbing them of more than $50,000 in cash and $80,000 worth of jewelry was busted by cops Tuesday, authorities said. The suspect, 53-year-old Santiago Mateo ...
2019-10-09 11:00

55,000 Brazilians scammed out of $200M+ worth of fake cryptocurrency A Brazilian cryptocurrency crime cartel has been shut down after conning over 55,000 investors for over $200 million. The cartel ran an unlicensed financial institution without authorization from Brazil’s Central Bank. The scammers claimed to offer c...
2019-05-22 11:48

FTC Sues Match for Allegedly Tricking Users With Fake Ads The Federal Trade Commission has sued online-dating service Match Group for allegedly using fake love-interest ads to trick users into buying subscriptions....
2019-09-25 23:32

Tinder Owner Sued For Using Fake Profiles In Advertisements The owner of Tinder and OkCupid is being sued by U.S. regulator for seeking to draw in potential subscribers with emails from fake users expressing interest in pairing up....
2019-09-25 23:32

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......
2019-05-24 18:48

'ER' is 25: Where are the stars now? What have the stars of "ER" been doing since their departures from the medical drama? We check in with George Clooney and more.        ...
2019-09-24 10:00

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....
2019-05-26 00:32

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......
2019-06-10 16:16

Mom claims fake child she adopted bragged about plans to kill her The mom who claims the “girl” she adopted was really a deranged adult dwarf now says the “child” tried to poison her — and boasted about other twisted ways she planned to kill her family. “She would make statements...
2019-09-24 22:48

Extinction Rebellion protesters spray fake blood on to Treasury Four arrested after activists lose control of fire engine hose and bystander gets drenched Four Extinction Rebellion activists have been arrested after trying to spray fake blood at the Treasury in Westminster from the top of a fire engine.Dressed in...
2019-10-03 16:16

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....
2019-06-19 00:00

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.”...
2019-06-29 03:32

8 busted for using fake city parking placards to dodge tickets Eight people were busted Tuesday morning for using phony city parking placards to fight tickets, officials said. The five men and three women are all charged with felony possession of a forged instrument — and several also face misdemeanor criminal i...
2019-06-04 23:01

Prosecutor offered Philadelphia gunman fake sentencing during standoff Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner negotiated a “phony baloney” sentence with the gunman in the harrowing 7 1/2-hour standoff that ended with six cops shot. Krasner jumped on the phone with suspect Maurice Hill while he was hold...
2019-08-17 23:16

Scientists develop 'artificial tongue' to detect fake whiskies The technology can also be used to identify poisons as well as to monitor riversBeing palmed off with a young whisky when expecting an 18-year-old single malt can be a glass-half-empty moment. But now scientists have developed an “artificial tongue” ...
2019-08-06 07:48

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 i...
2019-05-23 21:16

CBI Officer Accuses Senior Of "Fake Encounter" In Letter to PM's Office An officer in the CBI has written to the Prime Minister's Office, accusing a top officer of being involved in a "fake encounter of 14 innocent persons". The allegations come a year after the country's......
2019-09-27 09:16

Greece: Migrants found in fake ambulance driven by ‘doctor’ THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Police in northern Greece have foiled an illegal immigration racket that used a fake ambulance — driven by an ersatz doctor — to smuggle migrants from the Turkish border to the port city of Thessaloniki. Police said Friday...
2019-06-28 13:16

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....
2019-06-28 18:16

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 contai...
2019-07-19 17:01

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.       ...
2019-07-05 17:48

Climate activists spray British Treasury with fake blood Extinction Rebellion activists hosed the Treasury with red liquid, unfurling a sign reading: "Stop funding climate death." Police arrested four people, but were left wondering what to do with the left-behind fire engine....
2019-10-03 21:48

Fake news on Instagram could cause big problems in 2020, report claims Instagram could become the new breeding groud for disinformation in the lead up to the 2020 election because bad actors are adapting their tactics for the image-driven platform....
2019-09-10 06:16

Twitter Closes Thousands Of Fake News Accounts Around The World Twitter said Friday it has closed down thousands of accounts across the world for spreading fake news as well as pro-government propaganda including in places like the United Arab Emirates, China and......
2019-09-20 16:16

Fake veteran hiring site downloads spyware instead of jobs Enlarge / This site will not make America safer. A "threat group" previously identified as being behind a set of attacks on IT providers in Saudi Arabia has now been spotted targeting US military veterans and companies with a malicious webpage tha...
2019-09-25 22:00

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...
2019-06-20 11:16

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. ...
2019-06-04 17:32

Moon landing conspiracy theories: Why some think the Apollo 11 mission was fake Despite being heralded as one of the greatest human achievements ever, just half a century later 1 in 10 Americans still claim the 1969 moon landing was faked....
2019-07-22 15:48

Fake European Parliament magazine EP Today filled with RT content A website and its social media accounts aimed at members of European Parliament is nearly a copy of Russia's RT, an EU report has found. Just 0.14% of content was actually from European lawmakers....
2019-10-09 20:00

Equifax settlement claims: The FTC says watch out for fake websites trying to scam you Following the Equifax data breach, you can submit a claim to cover the cost of protecting yourself from identity theft, but be wary of scammers.       ...
2019-07-31 22:00

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 T...
2019-06-30 21:32

Dad set to plead guilty to paying $250K to get son into USC as fake volleyball recruit Jeffrey Bizzack has admitted to paying $200,000 to Rick Singer, the mastermind of the college admissions scandal, and another $50,000 to USC.        ...
2019-07-24 15:48

Forever 21’s ‘Fake News’ shorts spark Twitter debate Forever 21’s “Fake News” bike shorts have sparked mixed reviews on Twitter – with many praising and criticizing the brand’s move. The graphic shorts play on the controversial catchphrase, which gained steam over the last handful of years. Though the ...
2019-07-24 17:48

Dad pleads guilty to paying $250K to get son into USC as fake volleyball recruit Jeffrey Bizzack admitted to paying $200,000 to Rick Singer, the mastermind of the college admissions scandal, and another $50,000 to USC.        ...
2019-07-24 22:32

US to Use Fake Social Media to Check People Entering Country US Citizenship and Immigration Services officers can now create fictitious social media accounts to monitor social media information on foreigners seeking visas, green cards and citizenship....
2019-08-31 18:00

Los Espookys renewed for a second season of fake horror, real weirdness We got a pretty spirited kick earlier this year out of Los Espookys, Fred Armisen, Julio Torres, and Ana Fabrega’s HBO send-up of…well, a lot of things: Magical realism, ghost-hunting, horror movies, interpersonal drama, rogue choclatiers, exorcisms,...
2019-07-25 06:48

Fake European Parliament magazine EPToday filled with RT content A website and its social media accounts aimed at members of European Parliament is nearly a copy of Russia's RT, an EU report has found. Just 0.14% of content was actually from European lawmakers....
2019-10-09 14:32

Facebook says it was 'not our role' to remove fake news during Australian election Exclusive: Facebook executive Simon Milner says company ‘only removes content that violates our community standards’Facebook has declared it is not “our role to remove content that one side of a political debate considers to be false” in a final, pos...
2019-07-31 19:48

Conservative MP uses campaign flyer to spread falsehoods about ‘fake refugees’ A campaign flyer from Markham-Unionville Conservative candidate Bob Saroya laid out the party's plan for immigration reform but also included falsehoods about irregular migrants....
2019-10-02 20:16

A warranty fraudster tricked Apple into replacing 1,500 fake iPhones Apparently, some counterfeit iPhones are good enough to fool Apple itself -- especially if they can't be switched on. Quan Jiang, a Chinese national living in Oregon, allegedly took advantage of that by running an elaborate warranty scam that ul...
2019-05-23 15:32

Army fights fake news with propagandists and hackers in one unit Cyber and intelligence experts unite to battle disinformation as character of warfare changesComputer hackers and propaganda specialists working in the British army are to be placed in a single division, as part of a reorganisation designed to reflec...
2019-08-01 01:16

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 ...
2019-05-23 05:01

Man phones in fake bomb threat to get date with flight attendant A 65-year-old Serbian man allegedly phoned in a fake bomb threat last week in the hope of keeping a flight attendant who refused a date with him in the country, according to media reports. The unidentified man confessed to the hoax, which caused Luft...
2019-07-22 19:00

| 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....
2019-06-13 14:32

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 out...
2019-06-04 16:48

Fake NFL jerseys reveal the evils of Chinese counterfeit goods When the National Football League’s regular season kicks off this Thursday, millions of fans will wear their favorite teams’ jerseys to show their support. Not all jerseys are created equal, however....
2019-09-04 05:16

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 ...
2019-06-18 21:01

Ex-Cricketer's Fake Profile Created On Facebook; Hunt On For Culprit An unidentified person has been booked for allegedly creating a fake Facebook profile of former cricketer Sandeep Patil and trying to seek on it phone numbers of well-known personalities....
2019-08-27 12:48

This Fake 1989 Jeep Cherokee Trackhawk Is a Blasphemous Beauty A 20-year-old marketing student from Mexico who dabbles in car renderings has created an internet sensation. It’s a 1989 Jeep Cherokee Trackhawk; a hot-rodded XJ that never existed, but perhaps should have? You decide....
2019-07-23 01:16

New York is trying to shut down that fake heiress' sweet Netflix deal Last summer, we reported that Shonda Rhimes’ first Netflix project since taking her Shondaland production company to the streaming service would be an adaptation of a New York Magazine story about a woman named Anna Sorokin who managed to convince Ne...
2019-07-23 06:32

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....
2019-06-18 17:00

Facebook forced to take action against fraudsters peddling fake Libra It’s barely been a month since Facebook unleashed its cryptocurrency Libra into the wild and published its whitepaper. But already, the social media giant has been forced to address a growing number of fake communications associated to its digital as...
2019-07-23 15:01

PMC Bank Created More Than 21,000 Fake Accounts To Hide Loans: Complaint Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative Bank (PMC) used more than 21,000 fictitious accounts to hide loans it made, according to a police complaint lodged by officials, in the latest banking fraud case to......
2019-10-01 18:32

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....
2019-07-10 08:00

Colgate warns Venezuelans not to buy fake imported toothpaste brands Colgate-Palmolive Co is warning Venezuelans not buy fake versions of its toothpaste brands, leading local authorities to issue a health warning, as demand for imported products in Venezuela's dysfunctional economy encourages the spread of knock-off ...
2019-08-14 01:16

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....
2019-06-22 13:16

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 ...
2019-05-24 12:48

Boris Johnson’s party allegedly funded fake Facebook ads British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s party allegedly funded fake Facebook ads that included an altered news headline casting the Conservative Party in a more positive light. The ad-in-question links to a BBC article criticizing the British go...
2019-09-15 05:00

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 companie...
2019-05-21 16:48

Fake news: US braced for new wave of misinformation in 2020 election Almost 70% of Americans feel fake news has greatly affected 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 terrori...
2019-06-07 16:48

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......
2019-06-07 14:32

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....
2019-06-19 17:01

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....
2019-05-29 07:16

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 ...
2019-05-24 19:48

FTC sues Tinder owner Match Group for placing fake ads Dating web site Match.com has been touting bogus profiles tied to “romance scams” to boost its membership, according a new lawsuit. The Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday said Match Group, which owns Tinder and Match.com, relied on “fake accounts ...
2019-09-26 02:00

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.        ...
2019-06-06 09:16

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....
2019-06-17 14:00

Geekbench suggests Google will launch a 5G Pixel 4 XL (updated: fake) The Pixel 4 XL appears set to arrive in a 5G version, if new Geekbench benchmark results can be believed, offering Android users another fast option.Read More...
2019-09-17 05:32

Fake news section of Elections Act faces Charter challenge A Calgary-based legal foundation is asking an Ontario court to strike down new sections of the Elections Act that forbid making certain false statements during a campaign....
2019-09-19 00:00

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......
2019-06-06 13:48

Indiana woman sentenced to probation in fake cancer scam MARION, Ind. (AP) — A northeastern Indiana woman who authorities say lied to friends and family about having cancer has been sentenced to two years of probation. The Chronicle-Tribune reports 41-year-old Tina Fonseca Stanley of Marion was sentenced t...
2019-06-07 18:16

NC parents on edge after kids got sick for drinking ‘fake’ formula CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WCNC) — Police are looking into several cases of people reportedly buying baby formula, which can be expensive, replacing it with flour, and returning the product for cash. In a few cases the NBC Charlotte Defenders team uncovered, t...
2019-08-14 03:32

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&#...
2019-06-27 18:48

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 c...
2019-05-28 20:48

Nintendo Says That Rumored Switch Exchange Deal Is Fake News So you know all those reports earlier this week about a Nintendo Switch exchange program? Yeah, turns out it was all a bunch of crap. The Verge published an official statement from a Nintendo rep on Saturday debunking the deal. Read more......
2019-08-19 02:32

G7 leaders need some clear-the-air talks rather than fake smiles | Larry Elliott The Beatles kept up their pretence but world leaders must face up to their differences and find solutions to potentially corrosive threatsIn 1975 the French president, Valéry Giscard D’Estaing, had a brainwave. The great powers of the west were reeli...
2019-08-19 08:00

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 n...
2019-07-15 21:32

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....
2019-06-06 12:01

Berlin police force embarrassed by arrest of fake policewoman ‘K’ has repeatedly posed as an officer and claims to have helped apprehend criminalsBerlin’s police force is facing considerable embarrassment over the arrest of a woman who has repeatedly posed as a police officer and claims to have helped them appr...
2019-08-13 02:48

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.        ...
2019-05-21 16:32

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....
2019-06-05 21:16

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....
2019-06-07 00:16

‘Fake shrink’ charged in long-running NYC fraud scheme A California man was accused Thursday of masquerading as a state-licensed shrink in Brooklyn during a long-running scheme that defrauded at least a dozen patients — and even fooled the city Probation Department. Glenn Payne, 60, was charged in ...
2019-09-27 00:48

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....
2019-07-11 16:00

Watch: Anna Kendrick hunts a fake terrorist in 'The Day Shall Come' trailer IFC Films released a trailer for their comedy "The Day Shall Come." Anna Kendrick plays a Homeland Security agent hunting a fake terrorist (Merchant Davis)....
2019-08-22 05:00

Sen. Menendez stalls Issa nomination over fake ID flap from youth EXCLUSIVE: Former GOP Rep. Darrell Issa’s confirmation hearing for a top trade position in the Trump administration was indefinitely delayed Thursday after Senate Foreign Relations Committee Ranking Member Bob Menendez insisted on the release of an F...
2019-09-20 06:16

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  – promisi...
2019-07-05 11:48

‘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 li...
2019-05-26 19:32

'Fake news': China dismisses reports about detention of Uighurs Chinese state media says claims of family separations in ethnic minority communities are ‘rumours’ A Chinese state media outlet has called overseas reports on China’s mass detainment of Uighur Muslims in internment camps “fake news” and published in-...
2019-07-05 07:00

I created 38 crazy, fake dating profiles — and guys loved them It started seven years ago, with a favor: One of Robyn Lynne Norris’ friends had signed up with OkCupid and asked her to review her online dating profile. Back then, Norris, a 20-something “hopeless romantic,” knew nothing about online dating. Newly ...
2019-08-14 22:32

OK, So Who Went to All This Trouble Making This Eerily Realistic But Probably Fake Trump Pee Tape? There’s a Donald Trump pee tape floating around on the internet. It looks real, but it is almost uncontestably not, according to a Wednesday report by Slate reporter (and Gizmodo alum) Ashley Feinberg.Read more......
2019-09-26 20:00

WhatsApp restrictions slow the spread of fake news – but don't stop it WhatsApp has limited the number of times a message can be forwarded in an attempt to combat fake news, but an analysis suggests the approach doesn't always work...
2019-09-27 19:32

16 Million Accounts Of Indian Instagram Influencers Are Fake, Says Study A whopping 16 million accounts of Indian influencers on Facebook-owned Instagram are fake, revealed a new study, suggesting such people are artificially boosting "vanity metrics" that marketers often......
2019-07-13 21:00

Fake news can lead to false memories, new study claims Voters could form false memories after seeing fabricated news stories if those articles align with their existing political beliefs, according to newly released results of a 2018 study....
2019-08-22 02:00

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...
2019-06-27 20:48

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, ...
2019-06-05 23:00

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......
2019-07-17 16:16

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.        ...
2019-06-24 04:32

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....
2019-07-06 11:00

Students caught in visa sting at fake university may sue U.S., court rules A federal appeals court said foreign-born students may sue the U.S. government over claims it wrongfully canceled their visas, following a sting where it set up a fake university to entrap corrupt visa brokers....
2019-08-16 17:16

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 la...
2019-05-21 16:00

Video: Could we spot the difference between fake Wish.com AirPods and the real thing? Absolutely Ah, AirPods. If you’ve been in a city at any point in the past two years you’ll have seen them slammed deep into the ears of, well, everyone. Apple’s earbuds have been so successful they’ve moved beyond being only a music accessory, instead morphing ...
2019-09-03 13:00

Impossible Foods gets FDA approval to sell fake meat in grocery stores Fake meat is coming to a barbecue near you. Impossible Foods has been granted approval by the FDA to sell its plant-based meat in US grocery stores this fall, reported Bloomberg. After expressing some initial doubts, the agency formally ruled that so...
2019-08-01 06:16

'Be ashamed': The 1975 criticised after detonating fake suicide vest in video The 1975 have been criticised by relatives of the Manchester Arena bombings after lead singer Matty Healy detonated a fake suicide vest in the band's new music video....
2019-09-02 12:16

US says it plans to create fake social media accounts to monitor immigrants U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officers can now use fake social media accounts to monitor immigrants seeking visas, green cards and citizenship....
2019-08-31 22:00

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 th...
2019-05-24 20:16

Beware: Malware Found Hiding in Fake Income Tax Department Emails An information stealing computer malware, masking as a message from the Income Tax Department, has been found prowling in the Indian cyberspace, a federal cyber-security agency has warned in a recent......
2019-09-23 23:48

Inside the 'fake clinics' where women are persuaded to carry pregnancies to term ‘Crisis pregnancy centers’ give counseling, pregnancy tests – and outnumber abortion providers three to one in GeorgiaIn her office at the Crossroads Pregnancy Center in Milledgeville, Georgia, Pam Alford hung a picture of a grave-filled cemetery in ...
2019-08-17 06:16

Dad faces sentencing for paying $250K to get son into USC as fake water polo recruit Devin Sloane, a Los Angles business executive, is set to become the second parent sentenced in the nation's college admissions scandal.        ...
2019-09-24 15:00

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 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 ...
2019-06-08 22:16

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....
2019-06-05 21:32

Scottish scientists develop ‘artificial tongue’ to detect fake whiskies Counterfeit whiskey crooks don’t stand a lick of a chance! Scottish scientists are putting a new twist on artificial intelligence with an “artificial tongue” used to detect fake batches of booze, according to a report Tuesday. The groundb...
2019-08-07 00:48

In Alleged E-Mail Fraud, Crores Sent To Fake Account By Government Firm The CBI has registered a case against top officials of a public sector helicopter service company on the basis of a Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) complaint that they had transferred Rs 1.85 crore......
2019-10-08 02:16

| Ain't nothing but a horndog: Elvis lookalike steals fake vagina from New Zealand sex shop A man bearing a strong resemblance to Elvis Presley has been accused of stealing a fake vagina from a New Zealand sex shop, prompting a police investigation....
2019-09-30 19:16

Sorority suspended over risqué group chat about fake IDs, paying for homework A sorority at the University of Central Florida has been suspended over allegations that sisters sold or traded IDs, offered to pay other students for homework — and posted sexually suggestive photos in a risqué group chat. University officials...
2019-08-07 20:16

UPDATE 1-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....
2019-06-05 21:00

iOS app tries to scam unsuspecting iPhone users with fake heart rate readings It’s no secret that Apple can be incredibly inconsistent when it comes to deciding which apps are granted entry into the App Store. In years past, we’ve seen Apple let some questionable apps in while simultaneously rejecting other apps fo...
2019-08-08 08:00

Bella Thorne uses video of fake wedding to ex-boyfriend Mod Sun to illustrate depression In a personal Instagram video, Bella Thorne used poetry and her ex-boyfriend, Mod Sun, to show what depression can feel like.        ...
2019-08-09 02:32

In Russia, Days of Fake News and Real Radiation After Deadly Explosion Russians vented their anger online and to local officials about the absence of reliable information after the explosion of a small nuclear reactor at a military test site last week....
2019-08-13 00:48

Beef sellers used fake USDA stamps on low-quality cuts: feds These guys were not a cut above the rest. Two Brooklyn meat wholesalers peddled bootleg beef to unsuspecting New Yorkers for years — slapping cheaper grades of meat with phony USDA stamps to pack in the profit, according to feds. Howard Mora, 6...
2019-09-25 09:16

Brandon Thomas Lee Calls Miley Cyrus and Kaitlynn Carter's PDA "So Fake" Brandon Thomas Lee has a few thoughts on those PDA-packed photos of Miley Cyrus and Kaitlynn Carter. The Hills: New Beginnings star shared them all on Monday's episode of E!......
2019-08-13 03:32

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....
2019-07-02 13:16

GrubHub extends refunds for fake fees amid pressure from Schumer Food ordering giant Grubhub’s olive branch to restaurants is getting chewed up and spit out. The Chicago-based company — which also owns delivery company Seamless — agreed on Thursday to widen the refund window for restaurants that have been unwittin...
2019-08-02 01:16

Trump calls report that he inquired about nuking a hurricane ‘fake news’ President Trump on Monday tried to shoot down a report that said he "suggested multiple times" to top officials that they should look into whether a nuclear bomb could stop a massive hurricane in its tracks....
2019-08-26 21:00

Apple's iOS 13 Lets Us Fake Intimacy in FaceTime by Correcting Our Gaze to Look Into the Camera It appears Apple is testing out a feature that will help users fake some intimacy during video calls. There’s a new feature in the third developer version of iOS 13 beta, called FaceTime Attention Correction, which corrects your gaze to make it look ...
2019-07-03 19:16

China cries foul over Facebook, Twitter block of fake accounts China said on Tuesday it had a right to put out its own views after Twitter and Facebook said they had dismantled a state-backed social media campaign originating in mainland China that sought to undermine protests in Hong Kong....
2019-08-20 12:48

The huge ‘Avengers: Endgame’ secret that was supposedly just uncovered is totally fake Avengers: Endgame is out on digital and Blu-ray, giving fans the chance to watch the film much more closely after having seen it in theaters. With the remote or mouse close by, you can freeze all those frames that contain too much action to fully cap...
2019-08-21 01:00

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 dele...
2019-05-24 23:01

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 Har...
2019-06-19 21:48

British tourist says cops coerced her into fake gang-rape confession The British teen who has confessed to falsely reporting that she was gang-raped in Cyprus by a group of Israelis has accused police of dictating her statement and forcing her to sign it, according to a report. The 19-year-old, who has not been named,...
2019-08-05 16:48

Presidential Pump Fake: Trump Now Says He’s Fine With Colin Kaepernick Playing in the NFL President Donald Trump, the same man that used the NFL protest as feed for his deplorables during one of his many rallies for a job he already has, now says that former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick should get another shot at the league....
2019-08-10 12:16

Fake Snow To Rescue As Climate Change Forces Ski Stations To Innovate Once deep in powder this time of year, Chile's ski stations are fighting the ravages of climate change and pollution that have brought less and less snow to the central Andes....
2019-08-16 17:16

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’ ...
2019-07-17 19:16

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 t...
2019-06-17 23:32

Environmental protesters spray UK's Treasury building with fake blood, four arrested British police arrested four members of the climate activist group Extinction Rebellion on Thursday after they used a fire engine to spray the U.K.’s Treasury building with hundreds of gallons of fake blood....
2019-10-03 21:48

Fight fake news by tracking political social media, says study Political parties that spread fake news online should be punished with bigger fines and restrictions on their use of data, according to a University of Oxford report....
2019-10-11 19:32

Tulane Uses Fake Kneel Down To Set Up Miraculous Game-Winning Touchdown Against Houston Houston-Tulane was one of those college football matchups that, on paper, looked like its sole purpose was to serve more as gambling fodder than as a legitimate competition for each program. But, as often happens with these low-expectation games, it ...
2019-09-20 19:16

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 o...
2019-06-21 22:00

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 multimillionair...
2019-07-17 03:32

Fake doctor's butt enlargement procedure nearly kills patient, detectives say A Florida woman accused of using a risky filler during a butt enhancement procedure is facing felony charges after the chemical nearly killed her patient, according to police....
2019-10-06 04:32

Facebook reaches settlement with company selling fake Instagram likes Instagram has been struggling recently from an onslaught of spam comments, fake likes and fake follows. Now Facebook, which owns the service, has won a small victory against the spammers. The social media giant has settled a court case with a New Zea...
2019-10-03 16:48

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.Re...
2019-06-13 21:48

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....
2019-06-29 07:00