"15-year-old Paul Horner broke down in tears after a judge found the young man guilty on two counts of domestic terrorism and was sentenced to twenty-five years to life in federal prison."UPDATE: That was fake, THIS is real though: http://fox59.com/2014/08/28/swatting-prank-brings-swat-team-response-disrupts-video-game/
A different company than the company everyone thought was buying a company might be buying a company
"Amazon.com has been in late-stage talks to acquire video site Twitch, according to two people familiar with the matter, after reports that Google had virtually sealed a deal to acquire the site for $1 billion."
"The hacker group claiming responsibility for today’s PlayStation Network outage sent a bomb threat, via Twitter, about an American Airlines flight carrying Sony Online Entertainment president John Smedley."
“Strike up conversations with other people at the con wearing yellow; if their attire is just a coincidence then it’s a great way to spread awareness”
“There are clones already flowing into the store along with straight up copycats. It’s quite sad really”
Chris Roberts’ Star Citizen blasted through the $50 million crowdfunding mark over the weekend, thanks to the launch of a series of expensive ships.
"Looks like the Minorama, the fan created Minecraft convention, has been cancelled and an estimated $540,000 in tickets sales are not being refunded."
"As they marched through the streets of Missouri, the St. Louis County Police looked every bit as fearsome as the shadowy cartoon villains in a Ubisoft video game."
"This morning’s biggest Gamescom news was that Rise of the Tomb Raider, the next big console installment in Lara Croft’s adventures, will be an Xbox exclusive. And people are pissed."