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Netflix Will Help You Trick Your Kids into an Early New Year Netflix Will Help You Trick Your Kids into an Early New Year

Are you a parent who doesn’t feel guilty tricking your kids? Are your kids a little too intelligent for their own good? It’s hard to fake the New Year’s countdown to a kid who has their heart set on staying …

Flurry Looks At What Mobile Devices People Gifted Flurry Looks At What Mobile Devices People Gifted

Yahoo’s Flurry released some new research on mobile device and app activation from Christmas Day, giving us a look into what devices were gifted this year. Apple accounted for 51% of the new activations worldwide recognized by Flurry in the …

Wolf of Wall Street, Frozen Top Most-Pirated Movies List Wolf of Wall Street, Frozen Top Most-Pirated Movies List

Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street was definitely the most gloriously profane movie of the year (it’s in the record books!), and now it has another title. According to data from Excipio, as obtained by Variety, the film was …

‘The Interview’ Nabs $15M Online in First Weekend ‘The Interview’ Nabs $15M Online in First Weekend

Sony’s decision to release the now-controversial film The Interview online seems to have paid off – at least financially. According to the company, the film has already generated over $15 million in sales, having been downloaded or rented over two …

Khan Academy Just Hit A Big Milestone Khan Academy Just Hit A Big Milestone

Khan Academy, which took the world by storm with its simple, free educational materials a couple years ago, announced a big milestone this week. They’ve surpassed 3 billion problems answered. That means three billion people have answered quiz questions after …

It May Be A While Before Amazon Releases Another Fire Phone It May Be A While Before Amazon Releases Another Fire Phone

Back in June, Amazon finally unveiled its long-awaited smartphone, the Fire phone. While the actual unveiling was somewhat impressive, as it showed off some interesting features that we hadn’t seen on other phones, the reviews weren’t very kind once people …

Google Takes You Inside A Data Center [Video] Google Takes You Inside A Data Center [Video]

Google recently uploaded a video taking a look inside a Google data center (specifically one in South Carolina). This gives you a glimpse into one of the places that actually powers the services you use every day. Joe Kava, VP …

Google Reveals First Real Self-Driving Car Prototype Google Reveals First Real Self-Driving Car Prototype

Google unveiled what it says its its “first real build” of its self-driving vehicle prototype. Back in May, Google showed off an early mockup that eliminated the steering wheel and gas/brake pedals. But that didn’t even have real headlights. Now, …

North Korea Denies Sony Hack, Makes Threats North Korea Denies Sony Hack, Makes Threats

The point of North Korea’s lengthy, rambling denial of involvement in the recent Sony hacks is pretty clear – but the way they get to that point is anything but. Per usual, broken English is the method of delivery for …

Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix (AAHHHH!) Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix (AAHHHH!)

As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days. As always, dates are subject to change. Earlier this …

FBI: North Korea Responsible for Sony Hack FBI: North Korea Responsible for Sony Hack

According to the FBI the November hack of Sony Pictures, which led to the leak of tons of company data as well as influenced the company’s recent decision to yank the film The Interview from theaters, was the work of …

Report: Car Integration To Be Focus Of Next Android Report: Car Integration To Be Focus Of Next Android

Google is reportedly working to make its next version of Android (the “M” version) more compatible with cars, so that automakers can build it into their models. Google is not commenting on the matter, but Reuters is reporting on the …

Google Slams MPAA For Trying To Resurrect SOPA, Censor The Internet Google Slams MPAA For Trying To Resurrect SOPA, Censor The Internet

Google says it’s “deeply concerned” about reports that the MPAA has been secretly leading a campaign to revive SOPA (the Stop Online Piracy Act) and help “manufacture legal arguments” in connection with an investigation by Mississippi State Attorney General Jim …

Netflix Wants To Help You Navigate ‘Friends’ Netflix Wants To Help You Navigate ‘Friends’

In October, Netflix announced it will be getting one of the titles customers have wanted most – Friends. That’s the entire series, and it’s coming on January 1st. I don’t know how familiar you are with Friends but that’s 10 …

Yahoo Mobile Apps Get Local News, Commenting Yahoo Mobile Apps Get Local News, Commenting

Yahoo announced updates to its Android and iOS apps, adding local news, comments, and a new side-swiping navigation interface. “Want to know more about what’s going on around you? Today we’re bringing local news to your fingertips with the Yahoo …

Amazon Updates Fire Phone With A Bunch Of Features Amazon Updates Fire Phone With A Bunch Of Features

Amazon launched a software update for its Fire Phone, bringing a bunch of new features to the device, which it’s been having a pretty hard time selling. The Firefly feature will now translate text and identify famous artwork, not unlike …

Amazon FreeTime Unlimited Gets A Lot More Content Amazon FreeTime Unlimited Gets A Lot More Content

Amazon announced the addition of some new content to its Amazon FreeTime Unlimited kids offering (previously known as Kindle FreeTime Unlimited). The service is available on Fire tablets, Amazon Fire TV, and Kindle e-readers. All in all, FreeTime Unlimited now …

Uber Driver Charged with Rape As Company Promises to Make Service Safer Uber Driver Charged with Rape As Company Promises to Make Service Safer

Yesterday, Uber made a promise to make the service safer, by focusing more attention of background checks for drivers and employing new technology to make sure customers get the safest ride possible. Today, another Uber driver has been charged with …

Uber Swears It’s Going to Make the Service Safer Uber Swears It’s Going to Make the Service Safer

Uber promises it’s going to get safer. The last few months have been filled with high-profile stories involving bad Uber drivers with malicious intent. In the past, Uber drivers have been accused of sexual assault, kidnapping, and even something as …

Netflix Will Never Have Offline Viewing Netflix Will Never Have Offline Viewing

If you thought that Netflix might one day enable you to watch content offline, I’m afraid you’re sorely mistaken. The company has officially shot down the notion that this will ever be offered. Some content providers offer such a feature. …

Here’s What’s Coming To (And Going From) Netflix In January (You Ain’t Seen Bad Boys II?) Here’s What’s Coming To (And Going From) Netflix In January (You Ain’t Seen Bad Boys II?)

As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days. As always, dates are subject to change. We’re breaking …