Author: Sammy Bravo

U.S. Shutdown Disrupts NSA Transparency Case, Review Groups

U.S. Shutdown Disrupts NSA Transparency Case, Review Groups

The U.S. government shutdown has closed large portions of the federal apparatus and forced hundreds of thousands of workers to stay home. Another consequence of the shutdown? A high-profile legal battle over transparency between...

THQ Sues Over Licensing Agreement, Demands All Profits From EA’s UFC Game

THQ Sues Over Licensing Agreement, Demands All Profits From EA’s UFC Game

THQ might be a shell of its former publishing glory, but the corporation still exists. It’s sole purpose is to see the remaining assets divested and as many creditors repaid as possible through the...

Ex-trader Pleads Guilty in $500M Fraud Case

Ex-trader Pleads Guilty in $500M Fraud Case

A former Chicago trader who was charged in one of the largest financial fraud cases prosecuted in Chicago has entered a guilty plea as part of a deal with prosecutors, court documents show. Charles...

Why So Many Gamblers Are Betting on the NFL’s Worst Team This Weekend

Why So Many Gamblers Are Betting on the NFL’s Worst Team This Weekend

Thus far in the 2013 NFL season, the Jacksonville Jaguars are 0-5. The team’s opponents have outscored them by a combined 112 points. The Jags are almost universally considered the NFL’s worst team. So...

Beyond: Two Souls

Beyond: Two Souls

Beyond: Two Souls released today, and as is customary in our video game culture, a trailer has been created to commemorate the occasion. It’s the most gameplay you’ll get to see before the Let’s...

Debt-Ceiling Standoff Threatens America’s Global Leadership

Debt-Ceiling Standoff Threatens America’s Global Leadership

There is always a lot of proud boasting in Washington about “American exceptionalism” — the idea that the U.S. was created for some higher purpose, to bring democracy and prosperity to a needy world....

Here’s How You’ll Be Able To Watch TV On Twitter

Here’s How You’ll Be Able To Watch TV On Twitter

Comcast and Twitter are teaming up to let consumers tune-in to their favorite shows straight from their Twitter feeds. Later this fall, Twitter announced Wednesday, a “See It” button will begin appearing next to...

Microsoft Gives Hacker $100,000 For Finding Security Holes

Microsoft Gives Hacker $100,000 For Finding Security Holes

It’s a battle of good against evil in the software security world, and Microsoft wants the good guys to win. The company has paid a hacker in Australia a $100,000 reward for identifying security...

The Real Face of Healthcare Reform

The Real Face of Healthcare Reform

With Washington stalemated and the government’s new online medical insurance exchanges trying to work out the kinks, much of the nation is fixed on the fate of Obamacare. To really understand where our health...