Archives for December 2014

Monthly Archives: December 2014

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The cyberattack on JPMorgan Chase that enabled the largest known American bank intrusion to date could have been prevented with a simple security fix, according to new data. A report from the New York Times identifies the hackers’ ...
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While scrolling through your Facebook News Feed this holiday season, you probably encountered the typical statuses from friends: photographs of families opening gifts and inevitably, a few “Year in Review” posts, a photo slide of highlights from your ...
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Your book list is going to get a bit longer. For 2015, we want to shine a light on a few diverse authors whom everyone should know. Though not perfectly comprehensive, we’ve highlighted writers who demand your attention. ...
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Were you fooled? I certainly was. Steven Moffat, erstwhile trickster and Doctor Who showrunner, led us to believe we were in for our schmaltziest, least-believable Doctor Who Christmas special yet. Instead, we were treated to a ghost story, ...
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Oculus Rift creator Palmer Luckey doesn’t think the just-announced Gear VR mobile virtual reality headset he’s building for Samsung is going to compete with his Oculus Rift headset, which is still not available to the public. In fact, ...
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Ryan was 46-50 in six seasons — not including 4-2 in the postseason — but remained popular with his players, and they dumped a bucket of sports drink on him when the final game of the season ended ...
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Jimmy Fallon loves a good #ChristmasFail. On Thursday night’s Tonight Show, Fallon shared a few of his favorite tales of bad gifts, toppled trees and evil Santas, courtesy of the honest souls on Twitter. ...
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Not since Robert Downey Jr. got the Iron Man gig has anyone had an improbable career rebound via a Marvel movie quite like Howard the Duck. After suffering nearly 30 years of being a punchline, the irascible anthropomorphic ...
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LOS ANGELES — This year’s Oscar whisper campaigns got off with more of an angry cry of foul. We hadn’t seen much potshotting at Academy Award-worthy films this year, like in 2012/2013 when Argo came out the winner ...
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Despite an ongoing hacking scandal and a launch that was canceled and only recently rescheduled, The Interview has managed to rake in $15 million since its online debut on Wednesday. The film’s sales numbers were revealed in an ...
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