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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 t...

Five stars or fake? How to beat fraudulent online reviews

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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....
01:00 2019-09-07

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 to...
23:34 2019-08-06

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?       ...
20:34 2019-08-23

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 w...
08:34 2019-08-08

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....
17:00 2019-08-06

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....
22:34 2019-08-06

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....
20:00 2019-06-21

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 1...
19:00 2019-09-04

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’ exci...
23:51 2019-07-18

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....
16:51 2019-05-22

Online haters are targeting Greta Thunberg with conspiracy theories and fake photos Greta Thunberg is the target of a flood of online abuse and scores of misinformation and conspiracy theories.        ...
05:34 2019-10-03

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

'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”...
21:00 2019-06-06

‘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 ...
13:51 2019-09-17

Odell Beckham stars as Browns beat limping Jets for first win of the season Cleveland Browns 23-3 New York JetsOdell Beckham Jr has 161 receiving yards in road victoryOdell Beckham Jr had an 89-yard touchdown catch and a spectacular one-handed grab in his return to MetLife St...
08:51 2019-09-17

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...
12:00 2019-10-02

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....
00:17 2019-07-24

UPDATE 1-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 a all-share deal to create one of the world's largest online betting and gambling companies, they said on Wednesday....
09:34 2019-10-02

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....
22:00 2019-09-24

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......
06:34 2019-09-23

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.        ...
16:51 2019-05-22

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 grou...
18:34 2019-07-23

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 litt...
08:51 2019-06-19

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 fr...
19:34 2019-09-03

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 f...
14:00 2019-08-16

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 docum...
21:17 2019-05-29

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....
13:51 2019-07-16

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....
23:17 2019-05-29

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 crypt...
20:34 2019-08-30

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 cryptocur...
00:34 2019-09-25

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 o...
18:17 2019-06-05

MoviePass Customers: Check Your Credit Card Statements for Fraudulent Charges If you’re a MoviePass customer, you might want to take an extra close look at your credit card statements—or considering replacing your card altogether....
20:34 2019-08-21

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 ord...
14:34 2019-08-08

Demi Lovato and More Stars Cheer on Hannah Brown at Dancing With the Stars Demi Lovato and Hannah Brown's friendship is continuing to blossom. Over the past few months, many celebrities and reality stars have forged beautiful relationships. Tyler Cameron and......
12:00 2019-10-01

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....
10:34 2019-09-27

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 ...
04:34 2019-07-24

Sportwatch: Storm beat Eels in NRL, GWS beat Collingwood in AFL – as it happened Melbourne Storm 32-0 Parramatta EelsGWS beat Collingwood 8.8 (56) to 7.10 (52) 12.57pm BST Seven tries to nil tells the story and Melbourne put to bed their loss to Canberra to set up a tantalising pr...
17:51 2019-09-21

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 mo...
16:00 2019-08-07

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 craptast...
06:34 2019-08-22

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....
17:34 2019-07-23

The Morning After: The iPhone 11 reviews are in Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. We can finally answer your questions about what it's like to live with an iPhone 11 and if you should upgrade. Other news this morning includes Google and O...
17:17 2019-09-17

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 –...
21:34 2019-07-01

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...
19:34 2019-06-13

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 ...
16:34 2019-09-06

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 dat...
12:34 2019-09-06

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......
13:51 2019-09-18

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....
05:17 2019-05-28

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 h...
08:00 2019-10-05

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....
20:51 2019-07-31

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...
22:51 2019-10-08

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...
18:34 2019-08-12

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.       ...
23:34 2019-06-19

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...
15:00 2019-09-26

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 cou...
01:00 2019-10-05

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 liv...
14:00 2019-08-28

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.       ...
17:34 2019-08-23

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 h...
07:00 2019-10-05

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 d...
06:51 2019-05-22

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 audi...
18:00 2019-08-28

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 surv...
14:34 2019-06-19

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....
08:34 2019-06-05

NFL owners to consider tweaking pass interference reviews NFL owners meeting Wednesday will consider a proposal to refine the new rule that allows challenges involving pass interference, and also may announce locations to host upcoming drafts   &#...
01:51 2019-05-22

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       ...
01:34 2019-07-13

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....
12:34 2019-08-01

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 ho...
05:34 2019-08-02

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 g...
00:34 2019-07-04

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?...
01:34 2019-10-02

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 retu...
02:17 2019-09-22

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       ...
10:34 2019-08-02

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....
02:01 2019-06-14

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 serv...
19:17 2019-10-07

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....
01:17 2019-06-22

'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.        ...
15:51 2019-10-12

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?...
14:00 2019-08-16

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 studi...
22:51 2019-07-16

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.       ...
03:00 2019-09-05

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....
20:34 2019-08-18

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...
02:34 2019-10-05

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 platf...
15:00 2019-09-05

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....
20:51 2019-07-08

Kaapo Kakko already drawing rave reviews from Rangers There was Mika Zibanejad, captain without the letter, marveling at the cool and composure of Kaapo Kakko, the 18-year-old Finn who’d just finished his first NHL game. “It looks to me like he doesn’t g...
10:34 2019-10-04

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...
18:51 2019-07-01

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...
21:34 2019-09-30

Australian medical booking app taken to court for doctoring reviews An Australian regulator has sued the maker of the country's biggest doctor-booking software app, accusing it of deleting negative reviews and selling the personal details of 135,000 people to health i...
08:34 2019-08-09

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 recomm...
03:00 2019-10-01

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 pick...
05:00 2019-08-21

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...
02:34 2019-06-28

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...
07:34 2019-06-06

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......
21:51 2019-05-23

Philippine President Blasts "Idiot" Critics As UN Reviews Drug War Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Friday branded as "idiots" the governments behind a UN rights body investigation into his narcotics crackdown that has killed thousands and drawn international......
18:34 2019-07-12

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...
03:34 2019-06-07

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 T...
02:00 2019-09-27

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 b...
19:34 2019-08-24

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...
02:51 2019-06-12

'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 ...
22:34 2019-08-26

Army Chief Reviews Security Situation Along LoC In Jammu And Kashmir Army Chief General Bipin Rawat today met troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch and Rajouri districts, and reviewed the readiness of units to counter ceasefire......
18:00 2019-08-31

JP Nadda Reviews BJP Membership Drive, Eyes 20 Per Cent Increase BJP working president JP Nadda on Monday held a meeting to review the preparations for the party's five-week countrywide membership drive that will begin on July 6....
10:17 2019-07-02

‘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 n...
01:00 2019-07-10

Exclusive: Deutsche Bahn reviews consultancy contracts with ex-managers Deutsche Bahn is reviewing consultancy contracts granted to former managers without the knowledge of the state-owned railway operator's supervisory board, it said on Thursday....
16:00 2019-06-06

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 ...
05:34 2019-08-21

"Anyone Can Garland Chief Justice, Take Selfies": Centre Reviews Security The security of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has become a matter of concern for security agencies. The Ministry of Home Affairs, the Ministry of External Affairs and the Intelligence Bureau......
21:17 2019-10-09

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...
21:00 2019-09-11

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 SPOILER...
15:00 2019-05-22

Enjoy These Heirloom Apple Reviews by Author Chuck Wendig You do not have to be a capital-F Food Writer to write excellently about food; an enthusiasm for the subject and a way with words is enough. Case in point: bestselling author Chuck Wendig’s yearly hei...
17:34 2019-08-16

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......
04:17 2019-06-16

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 scruti...
01:17 2019-07-04

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...
02:00 2019-08-24

'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 ...
23:51 2019-07-05

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...
14:34 2019-10-04

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...
19:34 2019-10-04

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 onl...
16:00 2019-09-14

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. ...
19:00 2019-08-17

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 San...
12:00 2019-06-13

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....
22:34 2019-08-30

'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 o...
15:34 2019-06-03

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 na...
09:34 2019-10-01

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 mortalit...
05:34 2019-06-30

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.       ...
21:00 2019-07-06

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,....
22:17 2019-06-14

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 co...
03:00 2019-10-01

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 scruti...
04:17 2019-07-04

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 cu...
13:51 2019-06-06

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 we...
21:51 2019-05-29

EU reviews Deutsche Bank, SocGen in screening of past money-laundering cases The European Commission is reviewing past money-laundering cases at EU banks to assess what went wrong and decide possible tweaks to rules, an EU official said, citing Deutsche Bank and Societe Genera...
16:51 2019-06-06

Soccer star says Amazon didn't remove racist reviews of book Soccer star Eni Aluko is condemning Amazon for not removing racist reviews of her memoir posted on the online retailer's web site       ...
01:00 2019-09-14

‘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....
03:34 2019-06-28

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young reviews – two books, four highly developed egos Two years of sublime music and 48 years of rancour in a folk rock saga recounted in biographies by Peter Doggett and David BrowneOn the day in early 1969 when David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham N...
10:34 2019-07-25

Superdrug's Naturally Radiant £3 'magic' skincare range getting rave reviews: 'It works!' THE health and beauty retailer's own brand skincare range 'Naturally Radiant' is being heralded as an affordable alternative to posh serums and potions....
18:51 2019-06-17

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....
01:00 2019-10-02

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 emoti...
18:34 2019-06-04

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 alleg...
01:34 2019-09-16

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."        ...
19:00 2019-06-17

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 w...
09:01 2019-07-12

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."...
00:34 2019-06-12

Joe Concha: Trump gets mostly glowing reviews from UK media, while US coverage focuses on Baby Blimp, protests While President Trump has received largely positive local coverage of his visit to the United Kingdom, the American media has stayed focused on the negative, Joe Concha pointed out on "Fox & Friends" ...
17:51 2019-06-05

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....
15:51 2019-07-16

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 c...
16:51 2019-06-20

Sydney's city council reviews use of Bayer's Roundup weed killer amid cancer fears Sydney's city council said on Friday it was reviewing its weed management, which included the use of Bayer AG's Roundup, after other councils in Australia began cutting ties with the product amid conc...
08:34 2019-07-05

The hype is growing around Mitchell Robinson, the Knicks' 21-year-old center who's drawing a rave reviews in training camp Elsa/Getty Images Mitchell Robinson impressed in his rookie year with the New York Knicks, becoming a bright spot for the team with his shot-blocking prowess and above-the-rim play. Heading into his ...
23:00 2019-10-04

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...
22:00 2019-08-02

Inside the Reinvention of Jada Pinkett Smith: Shocking Truths, Raw Emotion and Rave Reviews for Red Table Talk When Jada Pinkett Smith announced that she was going to be hosting a new talk show, few batted an eye. Which celebrity hasn't hosted a talk show at some point these days? Welcome to the club,......
20:17 2019-09-18

UPDATE 1-Sydney's city council reviews use of Bayer's Roundup weed killer amid cancer fears Sydney's city council said on Friday it was reviewing its weed management, which included the use of Bayer AG's Roundup, after other councils in Australia began cutting ties with the product amid conc...
09:00 2019-07-05

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.       ...
18:00 2019-08-21

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?...
14:34 2019-07-10

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....
11:34 2019-08-12

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. T...
17:34 2019-09-04

The Best Fake Sausage for Grilling Fake meat discourse tends to center around burgers, with their seemingly impossible meat-like texture and pink centers. But patties aren’t the only shape available from the makers of uncanny meat—it a...
18:34 2019-06-18

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...
05:00 2019-10-03

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 webs...
02:00 2019-08-21

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 c...
14:34 2019-08-16

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 ...
10:17 2019-07-14

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....
22:00 2019-09-25

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......
18:17 2019-07-31

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....
09:34 2019-10-02

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...
22:34 2019-06-10

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....
13:00 2019-09-09

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....
00:00 2019-09-14

Mexicans buy fake cellphones to hand over in muggings MEXICO CITY (AP) — Armed robberies have gotten so common aboard buses in Mexico City that commuters have come up with a clever if disheartening solution: Many are buying fake cellphones, to hand over ...
19:17 2019-05-21

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...
21:17 2019-05-24

Facebook Finds Itself on Receiving End of Fake Video An altered video of CEO Mark Zuckerberg has surfaced on the social-media company’s Instagram app, where he appears to question his company’s data practices....
05:51 2019-06-12

Tinder owner sued for using fake profiles in ads 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....
19:34 2019-09-25

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 nu...
19:34 2019-05-23

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....
01:00 2019-08-18

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...
19:34 2019-05-23

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 intelli...
22:17 2019-07-01

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....
07:51 2019-07-10

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 B...
00:51 2019-06-21

| 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....
12:51 2019-06-06

Singapore 'fake news' law set to come into force on Wednesday Singapore is about to introduce a law against "fake news" which rights groups have warned may stifle free speech and opposition politicians have said could give the government too much power as electi...
13:34 2019-10-01

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 – u...
18:17 2019-07-09

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 a...
10:00 2019-07-04

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...
16:00 2019-07-21

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

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 B...
10:34 2019-07-04

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​​​ ​Gru...
04:00 2019-07-15

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 individua...
06:17 2019-05-29

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 a...
00:00 2019-07-13

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....
19:51 2019-06-19

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 fic...
18:00 2019-08-27

How to find and remove fake accounts on Twitter 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. Are fake followers hindering your influence in the Twittersphe...
14:34 2019-07-24

'Chilling': Singapore's 'fake news’ law comes into effect Legislation gives government power to order social media sites to put warnings next to posts authorities deem to be falseSingapore’s new law to combat “fake news” has come into effect despite criticis...
09:00 2019-10-02

Spot Fake Celebrities on the 'Not Really Famous' Subreddit My wife and I have a game we play on the streets of New York. I spot a celebrity, and she tells me that’s absolutely not them. If it weren’t for her, I’d end up on r/notreallyfamous, the subreddit for...
22:34 2019-10-04

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....
08:00 2019-05-29

| Fake cops steal $3.7m from Swiss woman Fraudsters posing as police officers stole 3.3m euros ($3.7m) from a Swiss woman through an elaborate scam that involved a fake plot implicating the victim's bank, Swiss media reported....
19:34 2019-06-27

Have you seen the Gyro Drop on social media? It's fake. If you were planning a trip to Seoul, South Korea to ride the intense Gyro Drop free-fall amusement park ride after seeing the video currently circulating on social media, you will be disappointed....
13:17 2019-06-15

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......
23:00 2019-08-12

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 wor...
06:34 2019-05-24

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 on...
23:17 2019-09-17

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 co...
03:34 2019-05-29

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 Braz...
13:34 2019-05-22

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....
19:51 2019-09-19

Facebook, Google and Twitter need to do more to tackle fake news, EU says In a report published Friday, the EU found evidence of "coordinated inauthentic behavior" on online platforms ahead of the European Parliament elections last month....
14:00 2019-06-14

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......
02:00 2019-06-14

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, Ma...
17:00 2019-09-15

A Fake Zuckerberg Video Challenges Facebook’s Rules Last month, the social media company would not remove a doctored video of Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Facebook said the video of Mr. Zuckerberg will get the same treatment....
05:51 2019-06-12

Fake news: how misinformation became the new front in US political warfare Almost 70% of Americans feel fake news has greatly impacted their confidence in government institutions, a new study saysAs the US gears up for its next general election, half of Americans view fake n...
07:51 2019-06-07

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 an...
23:17 2019-09-17

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 ...
02:34 2019-08-20

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—particula...
08:34 2019-06-11

Cybercriminals deliver malware using fake NordVPN website The cybercriminals responsible for breaching and utilizing the website of the free video editor VSDC to distribute malware have begun to create fake websites to accomplish the same goal.Previously the...
19:00 2019-08-20

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.       ...
18:51 2019-09-18

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...
20:51 2019-05-29

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......
00:17 2019-06-15

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....
13:34 2019-09-12

Facebook isn’t deleting the fake Pelosi video. Should it? An altered video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi began circulating online last week, but Facebook and Twitter have not taken it down.        ...
16:51 2019-05-30

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....
06:17 2019-06-22

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....
05:34 2019-09-04

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...
18:00 2019-06-22

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....
03:00 2019-09-26

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. T...
21:34 2019-08-24

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,...
21:34 2019-09-02

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....
01:17 2019-06-02

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)     ...
01:00 2019-06-29

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....
02:34 2019-09-02

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....
21:51 2019-06-28

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...
16:00 2019-08-27

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 product...
01:51 2019-06-24

It Takes Real Skills to Be a Fake Stephen Curry Two basketball impersonators, Brandon Armstrong and Maxim Peranidze, give their insights into the fledgling world of sports comedy that has brought them fame....
22:17 2019-05-31

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....
22:00 2019-09-25

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....
20:34 2019-09-25

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

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....
15:00 2019-09-10

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

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...
22:34 2019-09-09

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.       ...
22:34 2019-07-03

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...
18:00 2019-09-09

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.       ...
18:00 2019-09-09

Twitter acquires AI startup to help it fight fake news Twitter has acquired London startup Fabula AI, which is working on a technology to detect fake news. On its website, Fabula says its patented technology called Geometric Deep Learning exhibits high su...
22:51 2019-06-04

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.        ...
22:17 2019-06-28

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 myster...
21:00 2019-08-21

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...
20:34 2019-07-02

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....
03:34 2019-06-20

North Korea: Fake news on both sides is the norm Stories of the secretive state captivate media and audiences alike. But often the stories are only half true, sometimes outright false — especially those coming from a particular South Korean source....
03:00 2019-06-04

These leaked Galaxy Note 10 photos are probably fake, but they look amazing At the time it was first released, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 was easily one of the most powerful and capable smartphones on the planet. It was also one of the most boring smartphones on the planet...
15:34 2019-06-03

Fake news campaigns are a growing global problem Disinformation is a major threat to tech companies, society, even democracy -- and it's only getting worse. In 2019, disinformation campaigns occurred in at least 70 countries, a significant jump...
18:34 2019-09-26

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...
01:51 2019-08-03

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...
19:34 2019-05-24

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 ...
12:51 2019-10-06

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 c...
18:17 2019-07-31

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...
08:17 2019-10-11

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, authorit...
08:51 2019-10-09

Facebook removed 3 billion fake accounts in just 6 months Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said Thursday. Nearly all of them were caught before they had a chance t...
21:51 2019-05-23

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....
23:17 2019-05-24

Samsung Now Has a Way To Make Ultrarealistic Fake Videos With Just One Photo Fake videos are getting really damn good, and now they’re getting even easier to make. For innocuous purposes like, say, a moving avatar, it’s a pretty cool development. But for more insidious use cas...
21:51 2019-05-23

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-w...
17:34 2019-08-07

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....
13:17 2019-08-01

Mussolini’s Quincussis: Was the Ancient Roman Coin a Fake? Scientists are perplexed at the origins and provenance of two very ancient and unusual Roman coins that turned up like a bad penny in the 20th century. ...
05:34 2019-07-09

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, announce...
19:00 2019-08-16

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 be...
21:01 2019-05-23

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 v...
06:00 2019-08-09

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....
01:17 2019-08-01

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)   ...
02:51 2019-10-08

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 yello...
07:34 2019-08-13

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....
08:51 2019-10-08

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...
21:00 2019-05-21

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 in...
10:17 2019-07-22

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.       ...
14:34 2019-07-12

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.        ...
20:34 2019-08-23

'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.        ...
04:00 2019-09-24

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 polit...
19:00 2019-07-31

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...
17:34 2019-09-27

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....
05:51 2019-10-10

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....
18:34 2019-06-19

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 Facebo...
17:00 2019-06-28

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 caugh...
22:51 2019-05-23

Trump says U.K. protests were ‘small’ and ‘fake news,’ but pictures tell a different story U.S. President Donald Trump severely downplayed the size of the crowds protesting his state visit to the U.K., calling them "small" despite pictures showing thousands of demonstrators. ...
20:34 2019-06-04

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 ...
04:00 2019-08-13

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....
12:00 2019-08-27

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....
16:17 2019-10-09

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...
23:00 2019-09-14

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 t...
20:51 2019-07-19

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 divisi...
00:17 2019-08-01

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 to...
14:00 2019-06-06

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 “fak...
10:51 2019-06-29

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....
21:17 2019-05-25

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....
22:51 2019-07-13

"No Such Evidence": CBI Rejects Officer's Fake Encounter Charge On Senior In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a Deputy Superintendent of Police of the CBI has accused a Joint Director-ranked officer of being involved in a fake encounter, a charge refuted by the......
09:00 2019-09-28

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 instrum...
23:17 2019-06-04

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...
17:34 2019-06-05

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 fraudu...
19:17 2019-05-24

Dutch 'Big Brother' creator sues Facebook over fake Bitcoin ads Dutch billionaire businessman John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook in an Amsterdam court on Wednesday, saying the social media giant had allowed fake ads on its platform using his name and ima...
17:00 2019-06-05

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...
07:17 2019-08-06

"Fake": Foreign Ministry On Report Saying India Ready For Talks With Pak India on Thursday dismissed as "fake news" a Pakistani media report claiming New Delhi is ready for talks with Islamabad, saying there is no change in its position that Pakistan must first take......
20:51 2019-06-20

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....
15:17 2019-06-18

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 a...
20:34 2019-06-18

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....
00:17 2019-06-19

Airbnb users getting scammed with fake rentals, account closures Some Airbnb users are being scammed with their accounts being accessed and being charged for non-refundable reservations made on their payment method.        ...
14:32 2019-05-21

‘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 Prob...
02:00 2019-09-27

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 th...
05:34 2019-05-23

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...
10:00 2019-09-27

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...
15:17 2019-06-28

Cambodia jails translator over 'fake news' sex trafficking film A Cambodian court jailed a fixer and translator for two years on Wednesday for his role in making a documentary about sex trafficking in the Southeast Asian country which the government said contained...
08:17 2019-06-28

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....
11:00 2019-08-31

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.        ...
01:34 2019-06-06

Official Suspended Over "Fake" PM Office Letter: Nitin Gadkari Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday said a roads department official has been suspended for posting a communication from the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on highway projects on social media....
06:34 2019-09-10

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....
12:51 2019-06-22

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 Beyo...
04:34 2019-06-28

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....
01:34 2019-09-10

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 h...
23:17 2019-06-27

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 (ne...
20:00 2019-05-24

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...
12:00 2019-09-26

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 c...
01:34 2019-08-14

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 ...
16:34 2019-05-23

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 o...
14:17 2019-07-23

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......
14:00 2019-06-10

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....
01:00 2019-10-03

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....
19:00 2019-09-04

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 ...
15:17 2019-05-21

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 v...
17:00 2019-09-25

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...
18:34 2019-07-24

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...
22:51 2019-07-22

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 We...
16:34 2019-10-03

1,800 Litres Of "Fake Blood" Sprayed On UK Treasury By Climate Activists Climate change activists used a fire engine to spray red paint at the facade of the British finance ministry on Thursday in an attempt to draw attention to what they said was the government's failure....
17:00 2019-10-03

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...
03:00 2019-08-18

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 ...
15:34 2019-08-18

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...
15:34 2019-06-20

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 M...
01:51 2019-09-20

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...
04:17 2019-05-29

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 ...
11:51 2019-07-05

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 eas...
23:51 2019-05-28

Facebook deletes fake accounts used in pro-Iranian influence campaign A pro-Iranian influence campaign created fake Facebook and Twitter accounts to push Tehran's viewpoint in the US and succeeded in having a number of American newspapers publish their letters, accordin...
09:34 2019-05-29

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....
17:51 2019-09-19

'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...
08:17 2019-07-05

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.       ...
01:17 2019-07-06

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. Pros...
00:51 2019-07-16

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....
15:17 2019-09-20

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....
12:17 2019-06-17

FTC sues Tinder owner Match Group for placing fake ads Dating web site Match.com has been touting bogus profiles created for “romance scams” to boost its membership, according a new lawsuit. The Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday said Match Group, whic...
21:00 2019-09-25

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 w...
04:34 2019-07-23

Prada in the desert: how a fake luxury boutique became a Texas landmark For the first time in almost 15 years, the artists Elmgreen & Dragset have returned to an installation they expected to ‘just disappear’When the Scandinavian artists Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset...
06:34 2019-10-04

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....
19:00 2019-08-22

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....
07:51 2019-07-10

Fake Notes With Face Value Of Rs 8L Seized, 1 Held In Maharashtra's Jalna Police arrested a 45-year-old man for allegedly cheating people on the pretext of offering them low interest loans and seized fake currency notes having face value of Rs 8 lakh from him in Jalna......
12:51 2019-06-13

‘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 ...
16:51 2019-05-26

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 sel...
17:34 2019-06-06

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 hande...
18:51 2019-06-30

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 r...
03:00 2019-08-15

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.       ...
18:34 2019-07-31

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 re...
16:17 2019-06-04

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 dysfunc...
04:00 2019-08-14

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...
06:00 2019-10-04

No Special Treatment: Fake Video of Zuckerberg Stays on Instagram Instagram will refrain from taking down an ultra-realistic "deepfake video" of Facebook's CEO bragging about controlling billions of people's "stolen" personal data....
08:00 2019-06-12

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....
13:34 2019-07-22

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 unident...
16:51 2019-07-22

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)....
02:00 2019-08-22

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...
07:51 2019-09-17

''No Condition'' Talks With Iran Fake News, Says Donald Trump Defying the statements of his top officials, US President Donald Trump on Sunday stated that the reports of him being ready to talk to Iran without conditions are "incorrect"....
05:51 2019-09-16

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.        ...
22:00 2019-07-24

| 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 rac...
12:01 2019-06-13

YouTube sues user who extorted others through fake takedown requests A lawsuit filed by YouTube yesterday claims that a user abused its copyright infringement reporting system to extort fellow YouTubers and carry out a swatting attack. YouTube alleges that Christopher ...
10:34 2019-08-21

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

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.        ...
03:34 2019-06-24

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....
20:51 2019-07-05

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 C...
22:17 2019-06-19

BBC, tech giants will fight fake news with an 'early warning system' Tech companies know disinformation remains a major threat, and they're forming an alliance with a media giant to help fight the online spread of falsehoods. The BBC has partnered with Facebook, ...
18:00 2019-09-08

Fake fundraisers trying to capitalize on murder of internet star Bianca Devins Fundraisers popping up online in honor of slain internet star Bianca Devins — whose gruesome murder was chronicled on Instagram by her alleged killer — are all fake, a spokesman for her family said Tu...
22:17 2019-07-16

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...
03:17 2019-07-17

Chinese man guilty of sending 1,500 fake iPhones to Apple in warranty fraud SALEM, Ore. — Over the span of two years, a Chinese national in Oregon sent devices that looked like iPhones to Apple, saying they wouldn’t turn on and should be replaced under warranty. He didn’t jus...
06:51 2019-05-23

Man Pleads Guilty to Trafficking Fake iPhones in Scheme That Cost Apple Nearly $900,000 A Chinese national and former engineering student in Oregon pleaded guilty on Wednesday to one count of trafficking in counterfeit goods in a scheme that defrauded Apple out of roughly 1,500 iPhones.R...
11:17 2019-05-23

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 ai...
01:17 2019-07-17

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 ap...
09:00 2019-08-08

Trump Shows Fake Hurricane Map In Apparent Bid To Validate Wrong Tweet On Wednesday, it appears that the White House attempted to retroactively justify a tweet that President Donald Trump issued over the weekend in which he warned, erroneously, that Alabama would be in.....
07:00 2019-09-05

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...
08:34 2019-08-07

Police in Brazil shut down factory making fake Ferraris and Lamborghinis Father and son accused of offering the cars on social media for $45,000 to $60,000 – a fraction of the price of the real thingPolice in Brazil say they’ve shut down a clandestine factory that was prod...
06:34 2019-07-17

Brazil Police Shut Down a Factory Making Fake Ferraris and ‘Shamborghinis’ (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Brazilian police say they’ve shut down a clandestine factory that was producing fake Ferraris and sham Lamborghinis. A father and son who owned the workshop in the south...
08:17 2019-07-17

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....
21:51 2019-10-11

Fake legs keep turning up near memorial for bodyboarder killed in shark attack Three fake legs — one of them made to look bloody — have recently turned up near the memorial stone for a Cape Cod bodyboarder who died in a shark attack last year, and local police are di...
20:34 2019-07-22

New York to block fake German heiress’ Netflix deal: reports Prosecutors have asked a New York judge to prevent the con artist Anna Sorokin from cashing in on a Netflix production expected to highlight the extravagant ruse that landed the woman who posed as a G...
05:17 2019-07-23

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,”...
15:00 2019-05-21

The New York Times wants to fight fake news using blockchain – good luck to it Combating fake news, deepfakes, and misinformation is one of modern journalism’s biggest challenges. There have been numerous attempts to help readers recognize when a source shouldn’t be trusted. One...
14:34 2019-07-24

UCLA mom charged with paying $400K to get son admitted as fake soccer recruit A Canadian mother was arrested Monday night in Spain and indicted in the U.S. for paying $400,000 to get her son admitted into the University of California-Los Angles as a fake soccer recruit.  &...
01:51 2019-09-18

Fake views this bad make me thankful for the real thing | Emma Brockes A bizarre Trump take in the New York Times shows the value of reportingIn the New York Times last week, the columnist and reliable generator of mirth David Brooks imagined a conversation between a Dem...
11:51 2019-10-12

UK watchdog warns financial advisors of fake Bitcoin email campaign Con artists will try anything to make their schemes appear legitimate to unwitting victims. In a recent email doing the rounds to financial advisors, scammers have been impersonating the UK‘s Financia...
14:17 2019-07-23

Russian Facebook hit with fake Telegram token ads using Pavel Durov’s face When new crypto or digital currency projects are announced it doesn’t take long for scams to follow. It appears that Telegram’s supposedly incoming TON token is the latest to be exploited by opportuni...
02:17 2019-09-21

Man charged with running Bitcoin–powered fake ID cartel gets a year in US prison A man charged with creating fake IDs in a major Bitcoin-powered distribution ring has been sentenced to one year and one day in US federal prison. Aaron Kuns, from Toledo (Ohio), who pleaded guilty in...
15:51 2019-09-19

Trump calls media report about whistleblower complaint 'Fake News' President Donald Trump on Thursday blasted as "Fake News" a media report that said he had promised something to a foreign leader that prompted a whistleblower complaint from a U.S. intelligence offici...
17:17 2019-09-19

Marianne Williamson Loves Spreading Fake Quotes From Albert Einstein Democratic presidential candidate and self-help author Marianne Williamson is on the defensive. In her latest tweet she says that she’s “not a cult leader” and “not anti-science.” She even says that t...
21:17 2019-07-23

Trump dismisses report of 'promise' to foreign leader as 'fake news' Donald Trump has refuted reports that he said "something inappropriate" in a phone call with a foreign leader amid claims the conversation prompted an official in the intelligence community to raise t...
22:51 2019-09-19

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 o...
12:51 2019-09-20

Beyond Meat CEO invites Chipotle for a tour after its fake meats are called too processed After Chipotle CEO Brian Niccol said imitation meat products are too processed for its menu, Beyond Meat CEO Ethan Brown invited him on a tour of the company's manufacturing facilities....
21:51 2019-07-24