As far as Pokémon Go is concerned, only cheaters should be able to get massive amounts of XP in a short amount of time. Well, about that...
Niantic Inc., the company behind that app you won’t stop hearing about Pokémon Go, has taken a stand against cheaters in the past, or anybody who violates its terms of service, such as sending out cease and desist letters to tracker apps. Now the company has stated that it will outright ban users for those violations.
Twitch announced today that they’ll be cracking down on Pokémon Go streamers who rely on third-party cheats. Streamers who play the game aided by software that tracks Pokémon or spoofs their GPS location will “receive a strike on their account.” Three strikes results in a ban.
Now that Niantic has taken a lot of the fun out of Pokémon Go, you have even fewer reasons to feel guilty about finding out-of-the-box ways to improve your game play (translation: cheating). A clunky 3D-printed smartphone case is one solution, but a finger-guiding invisible screen protector is a much better way to go.
Last month, UFC mixed martial artist Jon Jones was busted for using an anti-estrogen drug known as hydroxy-clomiphene, as well as another drug, called Letrozole. Jones denied taking the drugs, claiming he didn’t even know how to pronounce them.
Uh oh. Those services show players where monsters will spawn in Pokémon Go? You know, the ones that eeeeveryone is using? Well, the creators of Pokémon Go don’t sound very fond of them.
If you thought Lance Armstrong’s doping scandal would be the last controversy to rock the world of professional cycling—you were wrong.
Back in my day, schools used to recommend bringing a watch into tests so you’d keep track of the time. But now, the rise of smartwatches could lead to a flat-out ban of all timepieces for test-takers, if the latest rule at a major university in Japan is any indication.
When standardized tests are shared nationwide—as they now are, under the Common Core system that's been adopted in 46 states—cheating suddenly becomes a whole lot easier. Especially since teenagers now share just about everything on social media.
Australia's biggest casino was taken for $33 million, when its own security cameras were used against it by a high-roller who managed to hijack the surveillance systems.
Pool is simple if you know your geometry. And physics. And have good hand-eye coordination. And while none of those seem that hard on their own, they can be a little tough to put together. But with a little help from tech, it becomes as easy as just keeping your eyes open.
Prymnesium parvum is a single-celled, toxic algae species that wreaks havoc throughout U.S. waters. The toxin is designed to wipe out their competition for sunlight and nutrients... but for some reason, some of the algae don't bother producing toxins.
The truly lazy are often the most creative. Like this developer, who was caught outsourcing his entire job to China so that he could spend his time at work... not working.
Physicists need love, too. Just ask Paul Frampton, the physics professor who was sentenced recently after an alleged scam involving drugs and a bikini model.
We'll probably never know the entire story of the Petraeus Affair—the CIA isn't known for its candor. But we do know that one of the most powerful men in the world, tasked with keeping the greatest secrets of the United States, wasn't able to hide his personal covert action over Gmail. That's really bad. The good…
People often think that open relationships increase your risk of catching a disease — but actually, openly seeing other people is much safer than sneaking around, a new study proves. According to a study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine suggests that people in open relationships actually have less of a…
Foursquare might be the kind of locational social networking, but is it breaking up couples? Probably not! Find My Friends, on the other hand, allegedly pinpointed one man's unfaithful spouse, caught in her sordid Google Maps lie. Here's the future!
A judge in New Jersey has recently ruled that it's totally okay and perfectly legal to use GPS tracking devices to track down your cheating spouse. Using technology to uncover infidelity! Just like we imagined all along.
Here's some satisfying news for disgraced pedophiles: After a robust career playing "candid camera" with sexual deviants, To Catch a Predator host Chris Hansen has apparently been caught making sweet extramarital deviance to a woman 21 years his junior.