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Top Gun 2 May Fight Drones

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Top Gun 2 May Fight Drones

Just when nostalgic interest in the original Top Gun movie was coming around again, director Tony Scott tragically committed suicide. He was indeed looking into making another Top Gun film, and was even meeting with Tom Cruise about potentially starring in the second installment. Show More Summary

"Kick The Tires And Light The Fires!" Top Gun 2 Details Emerge

5 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

After the abrupt passing of director Tony Scott in 2012, Top Gun 2, which was in development at the time, was put on hold indefinitely before being revived last year. Now, according to Hollywood exec David Ellison, the project is again in development. Read more...

US CIO defies the FBI, orders HTTPS for all government websites

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Tony Scott, CIO of the US government, has spit in the eye of assistant FBI director Michael Steinbach, who called on companies "to build technological solutions to prevent encryption above all else." Read the rest

US CIO Orders All .Gov Websites To Require Encrypted Connections, Amazon Enters The Secure Cert Space

3 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

As top FBI officials are arguing that the tech industry needs to "prevent encryption," the federal government's CIO, Tony Scott, has officially announced that all federal government websites will only be available via encrypted HTTPS connections by the end of next year. Show More Summary

What We've Been Watching

SPY GAME (2001)Robert Redford, Brad Pitt, director: Tony Scott (Director)Retiring CIA agent Nathan Muir recalls his training of Tom Bishop while working against agency politics to free him from his Chinese captors.Reading the reviews...Show More Summary

Acid In The Coliseum: The Films Of Tony Scott

3 months agoHumor / odd : Badass Digest

A career retrospective of a director who knew what his viewers wanted and always delivered.

‘Narco Sub’ Locks Brian Kirk to Direct, Eyes Liam Neeson to Star

3 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

  Another year, another new director for Narco Sub. As of now Brian Kirk (Game of Thrones) is set to helm the long-gestating action thriller, which started out as a Tony Scott project back in the day. And now that a director is in place, the film is also closing in on a star. Show More Summary

U.S. government bids to make HTTPS standard on all .gov websites

The United State’s newly appointed CIO – ex VMware Inc. man Tony Scott – has launched a new initiative aimed at making HTTPS the standard protocol for websites. HTTPS stands for Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure, and offers what’s … Continue reading ?

The perfect jump shot

4 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

Last December, Tony Scott and a couple of friends were out and about in downtown Los Angeles, when they took a moment to pose by what Scott calls a “favorite and iconic street scene for photographers,” near Walt Disney Concert Hall.

VMware just poached the CIO from Juniper Networks on its way to network industry domination

Juniper Network's CIO, Bask Iyer, is leaving Juniper to become the new CIO at VMware, sources tell Business Insider. At VMware, Iyer is replacing Tony Scott, who was recently appointed to the role of US CIO for the Obama administration. Show More Summary

31 Things We Learned from Tony Scott’s Revenge Commentary

Kevin Costner has a new film opening this week, and I’ve already forgotten about it. That’s probably a bit too harsh as I’ll watch anything starring Costner, and he’s also someone who’s starred in more movies I find it impossible toShow More Summary

Obama snags VMware’s Tony Scott to be the next Federal CIO

Barack Obama might be a bit of a lame duck President these days, but he does at least get to decide who’s in charge of the government’s IT operations. And to hammer that point home, he’s just gone and appointed … Continue reading ?

White House chooses VMware’s Tony Scott to be next U.S. CIO

5 months agoTechnology : Gigaom

VMware’s Tony Scott has been chosen to become the next U.S. chief information officer, according to a White House announcement on Thursday. Scott will follow in the footsteps of previous U.S…

Cool Stuff: Limited Edition, Reversible ‘Top Gun’ Foil Posters

7 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

The highway to the danger zone is now paved with shiny foil posters. Odd City Entertainment announced that they’ve teamed with Paramount Pictures to make an officially licensed poster for Tony Scott‘s iconic action film, Top Gun. Popular...Show More Summary

Review: Assassin's Creed Unity parades the series' most profound playground

8 months agoEntertainment / Video Games : CVG

Ubisoft's latest slice of history asks us to slay Paris. The Creed series often feels like Forrest Gump as directed by Tony Scott, the kind of game's where Tom Hanks' lovable simpleton, instead of shaking JFK's hand, would be recast as his hooded shooter, eliminating a fiendish Templar doubleagent with what would probably be an actual magic bullet. Show More Summary

Tony Scott: Lost Tapes

8 months agoMusic / Jazz : JazzWax

Clarinetist Tony Scott wasn't a fan of vibrato. Adding it would only have smoothed out his sound and landed him in the shadow of Artie Shaw and Buddy DeFranco. Instead, he preferred to stand out with a hoarse, stripped down,...

Newswire: A new writer joins the volleyball game for the still-maybe-happening Top Gun 2

Paramount and Jerry Bruckheimer have been batting around the idea of Top Gun 2 for years—it’s been served by original screenwriter Christopher McCurrie, set up by the late Tony Scott, and gently bopped by The Town’s Peter Craig and X-Men: First Class’ Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz. Show More Summary

‘Top Gun 2? Gets ‘Jungle Book’ Writer Justin Marks

10 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Top Gun 2 was getting ready to take flight when the 2012 death of Tony Scott left the project grounded. But now it’s preparing to try and launch again. Justin Marks, the writer of Disney’s upcoming The Jungle Book, has been entered talks for the sequel. Show More Summary

Top Gun 2 Is Definitely Happening And A Major Writer Is Involved

Even the tragic early death of director Tony Scott can't slow down the progress of Top Gun 2 - a sequel to the massively successful 1980 drama - and today comes news that the movie is taking another big step towards actually gettingShow More Summary

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