Richard Lawler

Senior HD Editor
Richard's been tech obsessed since first laying hands on an Atari joystick. Now he scours the net for the latest news on HD screens and content, only taking an occasional break to search Twitter for new Dreamcast 2 rumors.

Blood type: Purple.

Articles by Richard Lawler

01.14.17
Open Whisper Systems defends Whatsapp against 'backdoor' claims
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Open Whisper Systems defends Whatsapp against 'backdoor' claims

A report by The Guardian claims encrypted chats are vulnerable, but that's not the case.

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01.13.17
Lucasfilm says it has 'no plans' for a digital Carrie Fisher
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Lucasfilm says it has 'no plans' for a digital Carrie Fisher

It responded to rumors of negotiations to use the actresses' likeness in future movies.

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01.13.17
Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton is stepping down
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Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton is stepping down

Sony CEO Kaz Hirai will take a 'more hands-on' role during the six-month transition, as Lynton focuses on Snapchat.

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01.13.17
'Guccifer 2.0' DNC leaker returns, as 'Shadow Brokers' exit
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'Guccifer 2.0' DNC leaker returns, as 'Shadow Brokers' exit

Accused of being a front for Russian spies, the hacker went quiet just before the election.

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01.12.17
New DoE guidelines stand for scientific integrity over politics
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New DoE guidelines stand for scientific integrity over politics

Updated policies give employees a way to fight back against suppression of inconvenient truths.

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01.11.17
'Ghost in the Shell' anime will return to US & UK theaters
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'Ghost in the Shell' anime will return to US & UK theaters

And 'Ghost in the Shell: SAC' will air on Toonami starting February 4th.

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