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Canceling Cable Is a Hellish Ordeal, Exhibit A Canceling Cable Is a Hellish Ordeal, Exhibit A

You want to know how a company earns (and I mean really earns) the title of most hated company in America? Well, this is a start. Canceling one’s cable services is a nightmare, and most everyone who’s ever tried is …

Google Glass Founder Is Heading to Amazon Google Glass Founder Is Heading to Amazon

Babak Parviz, the guy who once headed up Google’s experimental wing Google X and gave us Google Glass, was jumped over to Amazon. Parviz made a bit of a cryptic announcement on Google+, simply posting the Amazon logo and saying …

Google’s Robots To Get Better At Squeezing Into Tight Places Google’s Robots To Get Better At Squeezing Into Tight Places

Last year, Google bought Boston Dynamics, the robot makers who created such nightmare-inducing machines as this: …and this: …and this: Now, the company is working with researchers from MIT to add some more flexibility into the mix (via 9to5 Google): …

Netflix Releases Latest ISP Rankings Netflix Releases Latest ISP Rankings

Netflix just released its new ISP Speed Index data for the month of June. This time, they’ve added icons to the U.S. graph to “increase transparency” about the type of technology used by an ISP. “This should make it easier …

Hulu Scoops Up South Park For Subscription Service Hulu Scoops Up South Park For Subscription Service

Hulu announced that it is now the exclusive home for all seasons of South Park. If you’ve grown to love South Park Studios, the show’s website, which has offered every episode for years now, you’re in for some changes. Hulu …

Orange Is The New Black Wasn’t Canceled, It’s Just a Dumb Hoax Orange Is The New Black Wasn’t Canceled, It’s Just a Dumb Hoax

Despite what you might have read over the weekend, the ladies of Litchfield will be back for a third season. Self-proclaimed “satirical and entertainment website” Empire News published an article on Friday with the clickbaity headline “Netflix Pulls Plug On …

Extant Lands on Amazon Prime This Weekend Extant Lands on Amazon Prime This Weekend

If you’re curious about Halle Berry’s new sci-fi drama Extant and missed the premiere on CBS earlier this week, you’ll be able to stream it this weekend via Amazon Prime Instant Video. It’ll pop up on Sunday, July 13. Extant‘s …

Lyft Slapped with Restraining Orders Hours Before NYC Launch Lyft Slapped with Restraining Orders Hours Before NYC Launch

According to a report, both the New York City Taxi and Limo Commission and the state Attorney General have filed temporary restraining orders against on-demand car service Lyft, who is planning on launching in Brooklyn and Queens Friday evening. Earlier …

Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix

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. This week …

Amazon Asks FAA for Drone Exemption Amazon Asks FAA for Drone Exemption

Amazon is making strides in the development of Amazon Prime Air, the company’s oft-parodied but completely serious drone delivery service. Their newest delivery drones (currently ninth-gen) can travel over 50 mph and can carry five-pound packages – which covers 86 …

Cellphone Unlocking Bill Passes Senate Committee Cellphone Unlocking Bill Passes Senate Committee

A Senate bill to reverse a Library of Congress decision and make unlocking your cellphone legal again has passed the Judiciary Committee. In January of last year, unlocking new cellphones became illegal via a decision from the Library of Congress. …

‘Hemlock Grove’ Season 2 Hits Netflix ‘Hemlock Grove’ Season 2 Hits Netflix

The second season of Netflix original Hemlock Grove debuted on the service today with ten new episodes (shorter than the thirteen-episode first season). Netflix’s synopsis for the new season is: One cannot quench his all-consuming thirst. The other cannot tame …

Netflix Is Getting ‘From Dusk Till Dawn’ In The U.S. Netflix Is Getting ‘From Dusk Till Dawn’ In The U.S.

Back in March, Netflix announced that it acquired Robert Rodriguez’s From Dusk Till Dawn series for international streaming, as it debuted on El Rey Network in the U.S. Today, the company announced that it will make Season 1 available to …

Elon Musk Gives $1M to Nikola Tesla Museum Elon Musk Gives $1M to Nikola Tesla Museum

In 2012, popular internet comic Matthew Inman, better known as The Oatmeal, published his most-viral comic to date – an ode to Nikola Tesla, who he called “the greatest geek who ever lived.” In it, he argued that the only …

Lyft Launches Friday in NYC Despite Regulatory Pushback Lyft Launches Friday in NYC Despite Regulatory Pushback

Lyft is not backing down in its quest to bring its on-demand car service to the Big Apple, despite warnings from the city’s Taxi and Limo Commission that they will not hesitate to take legal action. Earlier this week, Lyft …

Netflix Originals Net 31 Emmy Nominations Netflix Originals Net 31 Emmy Nominations

Last year, Netflix originals combined for fourteen Emmy nominations. This year, the number has more than doubled with thirty-one, including thirteen for House of Cards and twelve for Orange is the New Black. The nominations are as follows. House of …

Uber Driver Takes Riders on High-Speed Chase in DC Uber Driver Takes Riders on High-Speed Chase in DC

A New Yorker says he was kidnapped by an Uber driver in Washington DC and taken on a high-speed chase. The D.C. Taxicab Commission has confirmed an incident did occur and they are investigating. Official details aren’t yet available, but …

Google Released An Exclusive Documentary About Merge Records Google Released An Exclusive Documentary About Merge Records

Google – Google Play specifically – has released an exclusive documentary about Merge Records. It’s a free 24-minute look at 25 years of the label available on the Google Play channel. Here’s how Google describes it: Founded by Superchunk’s Mac …

Chromecast Lets You Mirror Your Android Screen To The TV Chromecast Lets You Mirror Your Android Screen To The TV

Google announced at Google I/O a couple weeks ago that it would bring Android screen mirroring to the Chromecast later in the summer. Apparently later is now. Google announced the launch of the feature today, enabling Android smartphone and tablet …

Dumb Sexting Case Gets Even Dumber As Cops Try to Photograph Teen’s Erect Penis Dumb Sexting Case Gets Even Dumber As Cops Try to Photograph Teen’s Erect Penis

The Manassas City Police Department and Prince William County prosecutors would like to combat child porn by creating some of their own. The Washington Post reports on some real messed up stuff going on in Virginia as a 17-year-old boy …

Netflix Won’t Kill the Movie Theater, Says Christopher Nolan Netflix Won’t Kill the Movie Theater, Says Christopher Nolan

Acclaimed director Christopher Nolan thinks that you and I will “lay down [our] money to those studios, theaters and filmmakers who value the theatrical experience and create a new distinction from home entertainment.” Do you? Nolan has penned an op-ed …