Robocallers “evolved” to sidestep new call blocking rules, AGs tell FCC

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | vladru) The Federal Communications Commission should let phone companies get more aggressive in blocking robocalls, 35 state attorneys general told the commission yesterday. The FCC last year authorized voice service providers to block more types of calls in which the Caller ID has been spoofed or in which the number […]

‘Call Me By Your Name’ Sequel: Luca Guadagnino Wants Dakota Johnson On Board

Could we be witnessing the rise of another iconic director/actor pairing in real time? Director Luca Guadagnino has worked with actress Dakota Johnson twice already with A Bigger Splash and this year’s Suspiria, and now the filmmaker wants Johnson to co-star in his planned sequel to the 2017 indie Call Me By Your Name. Find out […]

What’s on TV: ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 4,’ ‘Titans’ and ‘Charmed’

This week we’re waiting for (newly enhanced with a battle royale “Blackout” mode) Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 to hit consoles. On TV Better Call Saul wraps up its season tonight, while Netflix premieres a full season of Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat that’s based on a bestselling cooking book. Also on streaming, the DC […]

Pentagon's ‘self-defense’ means war anywhere, any time. But there's a call to regulate war powers

A post-9/11 act grants the president authority to wage foreign wars with few restrictions. However, Democrats want the Pentagon to explain a lesser-known policy that allows the military to strike almost anywhere, at any time. Passed easily in the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) streamlines the […]

Venezuela ‘a mess’ to be ‘cleaned up’ says Trump as Pence & Haley call for regime change

US President Donald Trump further fueled speculation his administration was pushing for regime change in Venezuela, echoing calls from his UN envoy Nikki Haley and Vice President Mike Pence to that effect. “Venezuela is a mess,” Trump said on Friday. “The place needs to be cleaned up, and people need to be taken care of.” […]

Black Ops Beta: Blackout open Bo4 beta start time and PS4 and Xbox Call of Duty news

The brand new Call of Duty Battle Royale Blackout beta is now live on all platforms and has been seen as an early success for Activision. Analysts have been watching how the new beta has been performing and have been left impressed by some of the stats. Streamers testing out the game on Twitch have […]

Call of Duty battle royale beta: Surprisingly tame, surprisingly solid

News about the latest annual Call of Duty video game has mostly revolved around what’s missing: a single-player campaign. Activision is rolling the dice this year on November’s CoD: Black Ops 4 by focusing entirely on online multiplayer, and your opinion on that may range from “wtf Activision” to “I only play multiplayer, anyway.” Either way, […]