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Uncharted 4 Copies Stolen 'While In Transit', Sony Working With Police

Uncharted 4 Copies Stolen 'While In Transit', Sony Working With Police According to Sony’s Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida, a “number of copies of Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End” have been stolen “while in transit” ahead of the game’s release in the United Kingdom.Sounds a lot like a truck hijacking, which is something of a British speciality when it comes to video games.

Upcoming Very Bad Idea #992: Using VR in the courtroom

Upcoming Very Bad Idea #992: Using VR in the courtroom Whether these reps will encourage this ill-advised attempt to use technology to augment the justice system, we’ll have to wait and see.Using VR to represent evidence is a natural idea.

Root Double -Before Crime * After Days- Xtend Edition review- ChristCenteredGamer.com

Root Double -Before Crime * After Days is a visual novel that is now available for the first time in English.This novel is both long and intense, with very detailed story arcs, with lots of pseudo-scientific explanations for most of the relevant phenomena, as well as some actual science mixed in for good measure.

Alleged burglar uses 'Pokémon Go' as excuse, police are not impressed

Alleged burglar uses 'Pokémon Go' as excuse, police are not impressed LONDON — There are many things in this world that Pokémon Go is good for, but evading the police is not one of them.On Monday, Scotland's Stirling Police sent out the following tweet.

Poisoning pigeons in the park: Using urban pigeons to monitor lead levels

Poisoning pigeons in the park: Using urban pigeons to monitor lead levels A new study of pigeons in the City shows that lead levels in the pigeons track closely with lead levels in children living in the same neighborhoods.What if we could use them to monitor possible dangers to our health in the environment, like lead pollution?

How to buy DIY home alarm and security systems

How to buy DIY home alarm and security systems A security system is one of the best lines of defense in protecting your home.There are many well-known options for turn-key, monitored alarm systems that come with a professional installer and a monthly fee.

Your guide to the ‘Shadow Brokers’ NSA theft, which puts the Snowden leaks to shame

Your guide to the ‘Shadow Brokers’ NSA theft, which puts the Snowden leaks to shame It’s the group that, arguably, has given the NSA a bad name in recent years.But it’s also the group that gives the NSA the majority of its real, target-specific power to advance and protect American interests.

Brush up on some 'Trainspotting' trivia before the sequel

Brush up on some 'Trainspotting' trivia before the sequel With a sequel set to release in 2017, CineFix created a list of the best hidden secrets behind the black comedy crime film, Trainspotting.Check out why the filmmakers relied on chocolate for a dirty aesthetic and classic films that inspired the look and feel of the urban setting.

Here come the appeals: White House report attacks modern forensic science

Here come the appeals: White House report attacks modern forensic science The Justice Department and the FBI have both expressed concerns with the report.The FBI said that it “disagrees with many” of the report’s claims that it “makes broad, unsupported assertions regarding science and forensic science practice.

Australian police warn of ransomware USB drives showing up in mailboxes

Australian police warn of ransomware USB drives showing up in mailboxes For most ExtremeTech readers this should almost go without saying, but if you find a mysterious USB drive in your mailbox, don’t plug it in.There are more dangerous things a criminal element could drop in your mailbox, but a malware infected USB drive isn’t good.

FCC aims to improve phone emergency alerts after recent bombings

FCC aims to improve phone emergency alerts after recent bombings However, after the recent bombings in New York and New Jersey, there’s pressure to improve these alerts, which are currently woefully inadequate.A number of government agencies including FEMA and the Department of Homeland Security started designing the Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) in 2007.

Researchers use 'guessing attack' to hack credit card in 6 seconds

Researchers use 'guessing attack' to hack credit card in 6 seconds Even if you only have part of the information, researchers from Newcastle University have worked out a way that a credit card can be stolen in as little as six seconds simply by guessing wrong really, really fast, according to PCMag.For most online transactions, all you need in order to verify a card are the account number, expiration date, and CVV.