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Text Message Code Discovered That Will Shut Down Your iPhone

The message, revealed on Reddit late Tuesday, seems to exploit an inability of the app’s preview feature to correctly render the characters, which are not the standard alphanumerics or emoticons one typically texts. After repeated attempts, the app crashes, leaving the user unable to send or receive texts as usual.

05/27/2015

(L-R) Daniel Craig & Javier Bardem in "Skyfall" (credit: Columbia Pictures)

GLAAD Finds Movies Lag Behind TV In LGBT Roles

GLAAD study found that of 101 films released by six major studios last year, 14 included characters identified as lesbian, gay or bisexual…

08/21/2013

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Samuel L. Jackson On The New ‘Star Wars’

Samuel L. Jackson’s just like everybody else: He has no idea what’s going on with the new “Star Wars” films…

07/21/2013

"The Smurfs 2" (credit: Columbia Pictures, Sony Pictures Animation)

Smurfs Join Cleanup Event In Golden Gate Park

The city’s Recreation and Park Department held a family-friendly environmental cleanup event Wednesday morning at Golden Gate Park, featuring the Smurfs…

07/10/2013

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Groundbreaking Improv Comic Jonathan Winters Dies

Comedian Jonathan Winters, whose breakneck improvisations inspired Robin Williams, Jim Carrey and many others, has died at age 87…

04/12/2013

'Portlandia' Lands In San Francisco

‘Portlandia’ Lands In San Francisco

IFC’s comedy series “Portlandia” starring Fred Armisen & Carrie Brownstein are taking their show on the road with a stop at Mezzanine in San Francisco…

11/21/2011

The 'Toons Take Over Facebook

The ‘Toons Take Over Facebook

Yogi Bear, The Smurfs and other cartoon characters, FB’ers are changing their profile pictures to bring awareness against violence to children.

CBS San Francisco–12/03/2010