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Flashback Friday: A silent night on the Queen Mary

In the busy chaos of the holiday season, it's important to sit back every so often and appreciate those quiet moments that make this time of year special. With a group of Instagram users, Tony Scott embarked on a nighttime photo walk at the Queen Mary in Long Beach with a mission to capture such...

Val Kilmer Will Chomp Those Teeth Again, Back as Iceman for ‘Top Gun 2’

A sequel to the fighter jet action thriller Top Gun has been gestating for years, but the project hit a snag a few years ago when director Tony Scott tragically passed away. But when Jerry Bruckheimer struck a new deal at Paramount Pictures,...Show More Summary

The Federal Government Needs a Cybersecurity Marathon, Not a Sprint

You may not have heard of Tony Scott, but that may change next week. Over the past 16 years, he served as the chief information officer (CIO) for both Microsoft and Walt Disney, and from 1999-2005 he was the chief technology officer of information systems and services at General Motors Corporation. Show More Summary

Exclusive: At White House, 30-day sprint kicks off cyber marathon to stop intrusions

5 months agoNews : The Newsroom

It's not unique to the federal government," said Tony Scott, who spent 35 years in the private sector running systems at companies such as Microsoft Corp, Walt Disney Co and General Motors Co. Scott was named as the federal CIO in February and knew from the start that stepping up cyber defenses would be a focus. Show More Summary

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 months 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

6 months 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

6 months 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

7 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

8 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

9 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

10 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

12 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

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

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