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New Guillermo del Toro movie looks beautiful and terrifying

Director of Pacific Rim and Panrsquo;s Labyrinth is back with an interspecies love story.

State Department concocting “fake” intellectual property “Twitter feud”

“Our public diplomacy office is still settling on a hashtag,” State Department says.

Bioware’s sci-fi gaming wizards unveil new series called Anthem

We know there are robots (yes), will learn more at Sundayrsquo;s Xbox press conference

Hollywood Film Studio Seeks Up-And-Coming Hackers for Reality TV Show

New program on AE will feature competitions, personalities

Foiled! 15 tricks to hold off the hackers

Malicious hackers have outsize reputations.

They are über-geniuses who can guess any password in seconds, hack any system, and cause widespread havoc across multiple, unrelated networks with a single keystroke—or so Hollywood says.

Those of us who fight hackers every day know the good guys are usually far smarter. Hackers simply have to be persistent.Each year, a few hackers do something truly new.

But for the most part, hackers repeat the tried and true.
It doesn’t take a supergenius to check for missing patches or craft a social engineering attack. Hacking by and large is tradework: Once you learn a few tricks and tools, the rest becomes routine.

The truly inspired work is that of security defenders, those who successfully hack the hackers.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

An AI wrote all of David Hasselhoff’s lines in this bizarre...

Ars Film Debut: It's No Game was written partly by an AI destined to replace screenwriters.

6 Times Hollywood Got Security Right

Hollywood has struggled to portray cybersecurity in a realistic and engaging way. Here are films and TV shows where it succeeded.

How Ghost in the Shell got its main characters wrong—and why...

Apparently, "you can't lead" with philosophy in Hollywood.

Get ready for The Matrix reboot

Could this be The One that makes the franchise awesome again?

Casey Neistat wants to make his own news network, with help...

Plans start with a YouTube-based news channel, and extend to new broadcast options.

PHP vs. Node.js: An epic battle for developer mind share

It’s a classic Hollywood plot: the battle between two old friends who went separate ways. Often the friction begins when one pal sparks an interest in what had always been the other pal’s unspoken domain. In the programming language version of this movie, it’s the introduction of Node.js that turns the buddy flick into a grudge match: PHP and JavaScript, two partners who once ruled the internet together but now duke it out for the mind share of developers. In the old days, the partnership was simple. JavaScript handled little details on the browser, while PHP managed all the server-side tasks between port 80 and MySQL. It was a happy union that continues to support many crucial parts of the internet. Between WordPress, Drupal, and Facebook, people can hardly go a minute on the web without running into PHP.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here