"Arrested Development" has discovered life after cancellation courtesy of Netflix, which will be streaming the show's fourth season next year.
Speaking at a National Association of Broadcasters event in Las Vegas on Tuesday, series creator Mitch Hurwitz said that production on the next season will start this summer. All of the original cast members are aiming to return, some of whom popped up at the event.
Hurwitz also said that 10 episodes will be offered, all of them available for streaming on the same day. However, Netflix spokesman Steve Swasey told CNET that the company hasn't … Read more
The group of hackers known as "LulzSec" frequently taunted government pursuers over the last year as they published sensitive data snatched from myriad public and corporate Web sites.
Tuesday, we may have learned what happens when you mock the feds for too long. Authorities announced that five men in the U.K., Ireland, New York, and Chicago had been charged with hacking-related offenses. They also said the alleged LulzSec leader, known as Sabu, had entered a guilty plea on August 15 to 12 counts of computer hacking conspiracies and other crimes. According to the U.S. Attorney's … Read more
Government agencies have arrested several members of hacker group LulzSec, which has claimed responsibility for attacks on Sony Pictures and Fox's "X-Factor" reality series, charging them with crimes allegedly affecting more than 1 million victims.
Five of the arrested individuals are described as "core" members of the hacker groups Anonymous and LulzSec, while a sixth individual, who operated under a separate group called Antisec, was also arrested, the U.S. Attorney's office said today in a statement.
The arrests have likely put hackers on alert, even as tensions rise over future attacks. While law … Read more
In an effort to quickly and efficiently map the roughly 5,000 automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in public areas of Philadelphia, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania's Perelman School of Medicine recently launched a contest to award $10,000 to the team or person who finds the most.
With the six-week contest, which kicked off in late January, nearing its March 13 deadline, researchers are already planning to conduct a similar, nationwide challenge.
AEDs can save the lives of those suffering cardiac arrests via electric shocks, particularly if used in the first minutes following the onset of the attack. … Read more
Twenty-five suspected members of the online activist group Anonymous have been arrested in sweeps across Europe and South America, the international police agency Interpol said today.
The sweep, dubbed "Operation Unmask," was in response to coordinated cyberattacks against government, political, and corporate Web sites in Colombia and Chile, Interpol said. The suspects, whose ages range from 17 to 40, were arrested in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, and Spain.
"This operation shows that crime in the virtual world does have real consequences for those involved, and that the Internet cannot be seen as a safe haven for criminal activity, … Read more
Japanese lawmakers went on an arrest spree today, nabbing seven people who were allegedly involved in the Olympus accounting coverup.
According to the New York Times, Tsuyoshi Kikukawa, former Olympus chairman and president, was among the men arrested in Tokyo today. Japanese prosecutors told the Times that Kikukawa and two other former Olympus executives, have been detained on suspicion of falsifying financial statements. Two investment bankers and two of their associates were also arrested for alleged involvement in the coverup.
Shortly before Christmas, teenager Ben Breedlove, creator of the YouTube channel BreedloveTV, posted a two-part video about his lifelong heart condition, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. It was the high school senior's most serious video and would prove to be his last.
On Christmas morning, while playing with his younger brother in the family's backyard, Breedlove succumbed to the condition that causes a thickening of heart muscle, went into cardiac arrest, and died.
In the days following, Breedlove's final two videos--in which he does not say a word but cycles through a series of flash cards to the music "… Read more
Emmy-winning cult sitcom "Arrested Development" is being revived with all-new episodes, thanks in part to Netflix's continuing push toward becoming an HBO-like purveyor of original content.
Netflix announced yesterday that Twentieth Century Fox Television and Imagine Television will produce an unspecified number of brand-new episodes that will start streaming exclusively for Netflix subscribers in the U.S. beginning in 2013.
Earlier this year, Netflix signed a deal with "Social Network" and "Fight Club" director David Fincher for an original series called "House of Cards," starring Kevin Spacey.
The moves are in … Read more