Law

Video games that use the "Red Cross" symbol are violating the Geneva Conventions

Video games that use the "Red Cross" symbol are violating the Geneva Conventions

Eric Frederiksen

While game developers have to deal with legal issues all the time, it's usually not because they have violated the Geneva Conventions. But that's just what Introversion, the developers behind Prison Architect, recently found out they'd accidentally done. You know that red cross you see on all the health packs in countless action games? It turns out that's not just a generic symbol. Use...

Techno-Savvy Bank Robbers Steal $45m From ATMs In Dramatic and Sophisticated Heist

Techno-Savvy Bank Robbers Steal $45m From ATMs In Dramatic and Sophisticated Heist

Adriana Lee

When you think of bank robbers, ski-masked men seizing a bank with guns blazing might be the predominant mental picture. Oh, but that’s soooo over. Thieves no longer have to threaten tellers or ransack vaults to get their loot. But they do need tech expertise, a group of henchmen and planning. Lots and lots of planning. At least that’s what it took when a team of men — both computer...