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Activision investors call for third-party investigation into Bungie split

Although Activision’s split with Bungie was largely welcomed by the Destiny community, company investors are suspicious that there has been fraudulent activity from behind the scenes. Third-party lawyers from Pomerantz LLP are currently investigating the sudden announcement, which has been linked to sizeable dips in the company’s stock. Activision Blizzard …

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Hilary Clinton trolls use Facebook reporting to down Sanders pages

As the American political party nominations build up to a frenzy on the road to the general election in November this year, the tactics of the various politicians and their supporters are turning nasty. Supporters of Hilary Clinton’s bid for the democratic nomination abused the Facebook reporting system to have many of …

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Study claims dashboard cameras are latest road safety vogue

As much as car companies are touting automated features like autonomous emergency braking, lane assist and smart cruise control as important safety systems that could severely cut back on road collisions, they aren’t as big a focus for consumers as you might expect. Drivers are more interested in dashboard cameras …

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Good guy Zuckerberg? Facebook to sue lawyers

In a move that is unlikely to annoy anyone, Facebook has announced its intention to take on some of the world’s biggest law firms in court, after they represented Paul Ceglia, a man who for several years claimed that he technically owned a big chunk of the social network, due to a …

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Staples investigating potential credit card security breach

US office supplies company Staples has announced that it is currently cooperating with police to help it investigate a potential security breach which could have made payment card details of its customers vulnerable. The investigation was announced shortly after KrebsOnSecurity broke the news that banks were looking into a link …

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Youtube is taking steps to curb artificial video views

Youtube has announced that it plans to target those that inflate their video view counts, likes, subscriber numbers or favourites via artificial means, by periodically reviewing all view counts and changing them to their validated amount if they’re phony. According to Youtube software engineer Philipp Pfeiffenberger, the act of increasing …

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Gamestop executive sentenced to four years for fraud

GameStop

While we might often talk about the demise of the high street video game retailer here at KitGuru, it isn’t always the fault of outdated business practices. GameStop at least, can place some of its problems, squarely at the feet of one ex-vice president of corporate communications, who defrauded the …

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