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5 Star Trek Crossovers That Sound Fake But Are Actually Real

Initially airing on ABC, "Webster" ran from 1983 to 1989, rounding out its final run in syndication under Paramount. Fortuitously for fans of sitcom shark-jumps, there was another popular series in development on the Paramount lot at the time: "Star Trek: The Next Generation." And what better way to round out the "Webster" series finale than with a Klingon-powered clip show? The premise behind "Webster" imagined life for the titular young Black orphan after getting adopted by his affluent white retired…

Viral Video of Mike Lindell Driving While ‘Hammered’ Is Completely Fake

A video appearing to show MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell driving while not paying attention to the road has gone viral on X. And one user has even claimed Lindell was “hammered” while driving. But the video is completely fake.Revisiting Rick Flagg in The Suicide SquadThe video has been seen over 5 million times on X alone, with many people clearly understanding it’s an edited video. But the video, which is originally from 2023, is starting to be shared without context. And some people think it’s real.X’s program of…

Viral German TV Show Cutting Food Half Fake

In recent days, the internet has become enthralled with a 20-second of video a man attempting to cut a pretzel perfectly in half. The short clip purported to come from a German TV show dedicated entirely to the art of cutting things in half. But as disappointed users soon found out, no such German TV show exists.What Drew Noomi Rapace to Constellation?The clip appears to have gone viral on X, formerly known as Twitter, where it was shared by streaming news site Dexerto with the caption: “There is a german TV show where…

Crooks who committed Apple Genius Bar fraud sentenced to up to 20 years in prison — over 5,000 fake iPhones sent in for repair

Two Maryland residents who submitted over 5,000 fake iPhones to the Apple Genius Bar for repair have been sentenced to up to 20 years imprisonment. The duo is said to have intended to cause a loss of more than $3 million dollars to Apple by fraudulently replacing inauthentic iPhones.According to evidence, Haotian Sun and Pengfei Xue defrauded Apple for over two years between May 2017 and September 2019 by submitting “counterfeit iPhones to Apple for repair to get Apple to exchange them with genuine replacement…

X’s surge in traffic for advertisers is fake, report claims

X reported a significant surge in traffic during the Super Bowl weekend – but the majority of that traffic was allegedly fake. The social media giant claimed impressions, user posts and video views were up 31%, 41% and 75% year-on-year respectively.However, 75.85% of the traffic from X to its advertising clients’ websites was identified as fake in a new report by cybersecurity firm CHEQ. Why we care. If three out of every four clicks on your X ads are generated by bots, you’re essentially paying for clicks that

Scammers Sent Fake iPhones ‘For Repair’ to Get $3 Million in Authentic Phones From Apple

File photo of people walking past an Apple flagship store in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China, Feb 20, 2024.Photo: CFOTO/Future Publishing (Getty Images)Two men in Maryland who sent thousands of counterfeit iPhones to Apple for repairs to get authentic replacement iPhones in return were found guilty by a federal jury on Tuesday, according to an announcement from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia. The men now face up to 20 years in prison.The iPhone SE Offers Almost Everything You Want In An

Fake Dreadlocks Can Look ‘So Stupid’ On The Big Screen. Bob Marley Star Kingsley Ben-Adir Talks The Crazy Lengths One Love Went To Get The…

Bob Marley: One Love made its debut as part of the 2024 movie schedule this past weekend, and it seems to have connected with audiences. The Marley-centric flick won the box office over Sony's Madame Web in tremendous fashion. Much of the praise for it has gone to its star, Kingsley Ben-Adir, who played the beloved Jamaican singer and sported some fake dreads while doing so. Now, the leading man has provided details on what went into crafting his faux locks for the feature.The Secret Invasion alum was a guest on The…

Fake crypto wallet iOS app drains thousands of dollars from users

Apple has allowed yet another fraudulent app to sneak through its review process, and this one managed to scam several users out of thousands of dollars. On February 16, the developers of Rabby Wallet warned that a fake iOS app was impersonating their crypto wallet on Apple’s App Store. Ironically, the legitimate app was still under review by Apple, while the fake app was live for days before Apple finally removed it from the App Store on Monday. 🚨 A FAKE iOS app has resurfaced. Please note that our iOS app is…

‘We will not accept fake Patois’: Jamaican linguist on dialogue in Bob Marley biopic | Bob Marley

When the Jamaican linguist Dr Joseph Farquharson agreed to consult on the Bob Marley biopic One Love, there was one major motivating factor: wanting to avoid another Cool Runnings.The 1993 comedy about the real-life Jamaican Olympic bobsled team is a well-loved classic in many parts of the English-speaking world but has also become a cautionary tale about what happens when Hollywood attempts to “globalise” the Jamaican accent and distinct language.For Farquharson, who worked as an adviser for the One Love dialogue coach,…

There’s a new trojan virus that can use iPhone owners’ data to create a deep fake image of them — and then use it to gain access…

iPhones and Apple products, in general, have been the most secure devices that you can buy in recent years. It's even been a part of Apple's marketing, a reason you should choose an Apple product over something made by Microsoft or running Android. That means that it's always big news when there's a new virus that seems to exploit a weakness in Apple's devices — and this one seems to be a big one.Group-IB, the cyber security firm, has confirmed that there is a new threat for iPhone users, which brings a trojan called…