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Cheating term-paper-for-pay businesses recruited customers through subsidized on-campus parties

Companies like Edubirdie offer platforms for academic cheating, connecting freelance essay-writers with desperate students who pay hundreds of dollars to have their academic papers ghostwritten for them. Edubirdie has recruited customers with on-campus "epic parties" which offered organizers $250, along with branded cups and a standee with the company's mascot, in exchange for posting five ...

Justin Bieber suggested fans boost ‘Yummy’ by cheating music charts with VPNs

01.11.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

In an effort to promote his new single "Yummy," Justin Bieber shared a guide to hijacking music charts, encouraging international fans to stream it under a U.S. VPN.  Bieber shared a slideshow guide to boosting "Yummy" to the top of pop charts o... ...

Students wore boxes on their heads during exams to prevent cheating

Last week, students at Haveri, Karnataka, India's Bhagat Pre-University College wore boxes on their heads to prevent cheating on exams. Apparently the front of the boxes were cut away so the students could see their papers while not allowing for peripheral vision. According to school officials, this was a trial of the anti-cheating measure and ...

RFID implicated in live-streamed poker cheating scandal

Seems a pro-poker player, Mike Postle, has achieved impossible-seeming results. Other players have put hours upon hours upon hours into analyzing his baffling play. It is like watching someone play with perfect information, they claim!

While nothing definitive has been found, Stones Gambling Hall, a live poker site where the questionable Postle has spent a ...

Valve bans an astounding number of cheaters after ‘CS:GO’ goes free

01.07.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

The Valve Anti-Cheat (VAC) system was working overtime in December, banning a record number of players who were using cheats and hacks in various games on the Steam platform, but mostly effecting Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. SEE ALSO: An old 'So... ...

Times Newer Roman: cheat your teachers with this slightly wider font clone

Obviously it won't do if you hand in work digitally, but old-school teachers will surely be fooled by Times Newer Roman, a clone of the default font that fills about 10% more space. A clever mix of wider letterforms and kerning is at hand, and you can ... ...

If Huawei really cares about selling phones in the U.S., it needs to stop being so shady

09.07.2018 · Posted in Technology Articles

Huawei has been caught lying again. In a recent ad for its Nova 3i phone, the world's second largest phone maker was exposed for misleading consumers with DSLR photos that it tried to pass off as selfies taken with the phone.  And now AnandTech ... ...