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Press Start: Prey 2 back on? GTA V map assembled? And more

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Plus, how game designers must deal with trolls, gamifying tourism and tragic news from Oculus RiftA selection of links, hand-picked by the Guardian games writers.We Hear The People Behind Dishonored Are Now Working On Prey 2 | KotakuThe long and strange saga of Prey 2 may have a new twist:...
Press Start: Prey 2 back on? GTA V map assembled? And more
Predator or prey? Charter cuts Internet prices to compete with city-owned network

Anonymous launches #OpPedoChat, targets pedophiles

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The hacktivists are back, targeting the users of forums and sites where illegal images of underage children are posted and shared. In a YouTube video posted on 8 July, a voice-to-speech program reads out a statement claiming that Anonymous "aims to diminish if not eradicate this plague from the...
Anonymous launches #OpPedoChat, targets pedophiles

Courteney Cox-Arquette: Zac Efron is Perfect Cougar Prey

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Courteney Cox-Arquette: Zac Efron is Perfect Cougar Prey

Ex-Googler Falls Prey to Wonderful Privacy Flaw of Google Buzz. http://r2.ly/ygfa

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Ex-Googler Falls Prey to Wonderful Privacy Flaw of Google Buzz. http://r2.ly/ygfa

Track down your lost and stolen devices with Prey [VB Store]

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This sponsored post is produced by StackSocial. There’s technology out there that won’t only help you track down your lost or stolen devices – but will give you the ability to provide the police with the exact location of your device (along with pictures of the thief in the...
Track down your lost and stolen devices with Prey [VB Store]

Ridiculous Fishing: A Tale Of Redemption - review

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iPhone, iPad; Vlambeer; £1.99Reading this on mobile? Click here to viewDespite being almost destroyed during its development, with a clone by a rival developer released months earlier, Ridiculous Fishing is a work of perfection. It's divided into three phases. First, you cast your hook into the sea, letting it drift...
Ridiculous Fishing: A Tale Of Redemption - review

Is There Money To Made In The DIY Sentry Gun Open Source Scene? Yes.

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It’s hard to forget that scene in the Graduate when the young, confused Benjamin is approached by a family friend who tells him the future in two words: sentry guns. Now you, too, can enter this lucrative world with Project Sentry, an open source tracking sentry gun system that uses...
Is There Money To Made In The DIY Sentry Gun Open Source Scene? Yes.

Stolen Laptop Tracking

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Stolen Laptop Tracking is a post from Chris Pirillo Add to iTunes | Add to YouTube | Add to Google | RSS FeedWhat are you afraid of? Go ahead… share your fears with us! Are you afraid of the dark, or of heights! I promise no one will make fun...
Stolen Laptop Tracking

Apple publishes support page for Flashback malware, is working on a fix

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After the Flashback / Flashfake Mac trojan was exposed by Russian site Dr. Web, Apple has finally responded by publishing a support page about the issue and promising a fix. If you haven't heard by now, the malware exploits a flaw in the Java Virtual Machine, which Oracle pushed...
Apple publishes support page for Flashback malware, is working on a fix

Weird Science's plants supplement their meat diet with ant poop

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The carnivorous plant orders a side of ant poop. A number of plants that live in nutrient-poor environments have developed the ability to obtain a dietary supplement: insects, which they trap and digest. What we here at Weird Science weren't aware of, however, is that some bugs can happily...
Weird Science's plants supplement their meat diet with ant poop

Sprint Sends Swarm of Angry People with Lost Cellphones to Random Dude's House

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In yr phone, sendin you the wrong location. (Photo: Biz Journal) As anyone who has used a map app recently will tell you, GPS location is still a pretty imperfect science. Sadly, we don’t think that will be any comfort to Wayne Dobson, a 59-year-old Las Vegas man who has...
Sprint Sends Swarm of Angry People with Lost Cellphones to Random Dude's House

Shoes Of Prey Lands $3 Million Series A To Scale Its Custom Footwear Design Site

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Shoes Of Prey, a Sydney, Australia-based startup whose website lets women design and order customized footwear, has closed on $3 million in its first round of funding, the company is announcing today. Shoes Of Prey has been bootstrapped since its launch in 2009. This new funding, which serves as the...
Shoes Of Prey Lands $3 Million Series A To Scale Its Custom Footwear Design Site

Just-patched Java, IE bugs used to snare human rights sites

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The website belonging to non-governmental organization Reporters Without Borders is the latest to be hit by attacks that use the recently patched Java and Internet Explorer vulnerabilities to surreptitiously hijack computers of visitors, security researchers said. The compromise comes a week after similar attacks successfully commandeered sites belonging to...
Just-patched Java, IE bugs used to snare human rights sites

4 Ways Smartphone Vendors Can Retain Customers

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The smartphone war is well and truly underway, the big players including Apple, HTC, RIM, Samsung and Nokia are all vying for position in an already saturated mobile handset market.Smartphone vendors are releasing handsets like never before but is it the best way to  increase the all-important revenue stream that...
4 Ways Smartphone Vendors Can Retain Customers

The US Government Today Has More Data On The Average American Than The Stasi Did On East Germans

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We've written plenty about how the US government has been quite aggressive in spying on Americans. It has been helped along by a court system that doesn't seem particularly concerned about the 4th Amendment and by the growing ability of private companies to have our data and to then share...
The US Government Today Has More Data On The Average American Than The Stasi Did On East Germans

Developers In Paradise: Here's Apple's WWDC 2012 In Pictures (AAPL)

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Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference has taken over San Francisco. The big keynote was this morning, but the event runs all week, with developers diving deep in technical sessions and getting advice directly from Apple engineers and designers on how to improve their apps. And all week long, they're going to...
Developers In Paradise: Here's Apple's WWDC 2012 In Pictures (AAPL)
Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 4.2 hands-on preview

Latest IE attack brought by same gang that hacked Google

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Enlarge / Identical typos in three separate zero-day attacks are one indication they were carried out by the same hacker gang, dubbed Elderwood. Symantec Active attacks targeting a critical vulnerability in older versions of Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser have been carried out by an experienced gang of hackers. And...
Latest IE attack brought by same gang that hacked Google

I’ve Been Hooked By Shoes Of Prey

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Editor’s Note: Sales Marketing Manager Leslie Hitchcock is a non-editorial TechCrunch employee. In addition to working at TechCrunch and being super fashionable, she reviews startups and tech products occasionally on her personal blog, Leslie Just Joined. Two of my favorite things are shoes and tech. That a site exists which combines...
I’ve Been Hooked By Shoes Of Prey

Universal robot gripper sinks shots, throws darts, makes us feel inadequate (video)

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Soon there will be little left for us puny humans. Robots have long since replaced us at most menial tasks, now they're looking to claim our lucrative professional sports contracts. They've already proven their mettle at baseball, basketball and hockey. Now researchers at the University of Chicago and Cornell...
Universal robot gripper sinks shots, throws darts, makes us feel inadequate (video)

Anonymous Declares War On 'Revenge Porn' Founder Hunter Moore

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The entrepreneur who has made a living hijacking people's personal lives has fallen prey to an Internet attack on his own privacy. Hunter Moore has launched two sites that let users post naked pictures of their exes or enemies. Now computer hacker group Anonymous is fighting back with Operation Hunt...
Anonymous Declares War On 'Revenge Porn' Founder Hunter Moore
Email is still effective as hell: Hipiti consolidates shopping emails and highlights the sales
'BioShock Infinite' developer Irrational Games loses two top staffers
Shark embryos avoid predators by keeping very still

SXSW: 5 Things We Learned from the Predators First Look

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Last night, SXSW attendees were treated to a first look at the upcoming Robert Rodriguez produced movie Predators. No knowing exactly what to expect regarding footage length, quality or level of completion, we shuffled into the Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz with high hopes for at least a bit...
SXSW: 5 Things We Learned from the Predators First Look

How to surf safely: From LastPass to tin foil hats, and everything in between

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It’s a dangerous world on the web, and it’s getting more treacherous by the day. This past month alone has seen the likes of LinkedIn, Last.fm, and eHarmony all succumb to major security breaches in which millions of hashed user passwords were posted to a Russian website for anyone to...
How to surf safely: From LastPass to tin foil hats, and everything in between

Researcher Uncovers (Another) Major Facebook Security Exploit

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For all the credit Facebook has received for its privacy controls and user safety, the site still falls prey to an unsettling number of security issues and potential data breaches. Last month a botched code push accidentally revealed private user email addresses, and before that Facebook accidentally sent private messages...
Researcher Uncovers (Another) Major Facebook Security Exploit

FTC targets scareware scammers

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Technologically sophisticated readers may find it difficult to believe the myriad ways in which unsuspecting PC users fall prey to online scams, but it happens all the time. The Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday cracked down on telemarketers who bilked consumers out of hundreds of thousands of dollars under...
FTC targets scareware scammers
Carnivorous plant has deleted most of its junk DNA
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