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PlayStation Network Summer Sale Starts Tomorrow

Last week, Microsoft announced that it would be holding an “Ultimate Game Sale” this week for Xbox Live. Several big games made the list and a few each day will be on sale throughout the week. Now, Sony has stepped …

YouTube Finds Online Video Is Becoming Increasingly Important To Gamers

If you’re a gamer, chances are you watch a lot of game trailers on YouTube. If you’re engulfed in gaming culture, you probably watch Let’s Plays and other forms of community created content on YouTube as well. Google now says …

‘It Gets Worse’ Project Looks at Stand Up Comedy, the ‘Best and Worst Job’

Comedians Dave Waite and Grant Lyon have created the “It Gets Worse” project, a parody of the popular “It Gets Better” LGBT project. Their series focuses on the jubilation felt by stand up comedians after their first performance and the …

Canada Day Gets A Google Doodle Canada Day Gets A Google Doodle
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Google is showing a homepage doodle in Canada today in celebration of Canada Day, the country’s holiday for national pride. The day commemorates the anniversary of the British North America Act signed in 1867. It’s now called the Constitution Act. …

Helicopter: River Landing Comes After Power Loss

A helicopter was forced to make a crash landing in the Hudson River over the weekend after power loss shut down the engines. According to The New York Times, a charter tour helicopter carrying four tourists from Sweden had to …

Javier Hernandez to be on FIFA 14 Covers in North America

EA Sports has announced that is has signed Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez to a multi-year endorsement contract. As part of the new contract, Hernandez will be featured on the cover of the upcoming FIFA 14 in Mexico and on one of …

Longtime WebmasterWorld Admin ‘Tedster’ (Warren “Ted” Ulle) Passes Away Longtime WebmasterWorld Admin ‘Tedster’ (Warren “Ted” Ulle) Passes Away

Warren “Ted” Ulle, a longtime forum admin at WebmasterWorld has passed away, leaving the SEO community in mourning. WebmasterWorld founder Brett Tabke wrote in the forum last night: I am deeply saddened to tell you that long time administrator and …

Twitter Tests Showing Articles Where Popular Tweets Are Embedded Twitter Tests Showing Articles Where Popular Tweets Are Embedded

Twitter appears to be testing a new feature that will provide users with a way to view popular tweets in better context by pointing them in the direction of articles where those tweets have been embedded. The new “embedded on …

New PRISM Slides Reveal How The NSA Collects And Analyzes Data New PRISM Slides Reveal How The NSA Collects And Analyzes Data

When the NSA spy programs were leaked in early June, President Obama and his administration assured Americans that the programs were subject to rigorous oversight. We already knew that wasn’t exactly true, but new slides published by the Washington Post …

Yahoo Kills AltaVista, Axis, WebPlayer, Browser Plus, Downloads & More Yahoo Kills AltaVista, Axis, WebPlayer, Browser Plus, Downloads & More
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Late on Friday, Yahoo announced that it is shutting down 12 products over the coming months. First on the chopping block is Axis, and it was killed on June 28th. Axis was Yahoo’s attempt at a web browser, launched early …

North America Buys Nearly Half of All Tablets in Q1 North America Buys Nearly Half of All Tablets in Q1

According to new research released recently by analyst firm ABI Research, people in North America are buying nearly half the world’s tablets. Of the estimated 39 million tablets that shipped in the first quarter of 2013, 47% of revenue from …

Brooke Hogan: Hulk’s Daughter Engaged To A Cowboy

Brooke Hogan got a nice surprise during a trip to Vegas with her boyfriend over the weekend; a marriage proposal. The 25-year old posted a photo on her Instagram page showing Dallas Cowboy Phil Costa bent to one knee as …

Cabin in the Woods Is Being Built, For Real, as a Halloween Maze

If you’re looking for something to likely scare the crap out of you this fall, Universal Orlando is cooking up one hell of an idea. Apparently, Universal Orlando is building the cabin in the woods – the one from the …

Netflix Lands Exclusive Deal To Stream ‘New Girl’ Netflix Lands Exclusive Deal To Stream ‘New Girl’

Netflix announced today that it has signed an exclusive multi-year streaming deal with Twentieth Century Fox Television to stream the Fox comedy New Girl, starring Zooey Deschanel. The first season of the show hits Netflix today, and Netflix will get …

Actor Jim Kelly, Of “Enter The Dragon”, Dies
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Actor Jim Kelly, who garnered a cult following with his afro and snappy one-liners in Bruce Lee’s “Enter The Dragon”, has died from complications relating to cancer. He was 67. Kelly, who trained in martial arts in Kentucky in the …

Firefox OS Launching In Select Markets This Month Firefox OS Launching In Select Markets This Month

After two years of work, Mozilla is almost ready to launch Firefox OS (formerly known as Boot 2 Gecko) in some of the world’s emerging markets. Mozilla announced this morning that Deutsche Telekom and Telefonica are its first partners in …

Groupon Reserve Launched For Premium Deals Groupon Reserve Launched For Premium Deals

Groupon announced the launch of a new service for “premium” deals called Groupon Reserve. According to the company, it’s a destination for “the finest things to eat, see, do and buy.” So all those other Groupons are like coach, and …

Lucy Lawless To Star In “Chicago” Under Brooke Shields

Lucy Lawless is more than just a warrior princess, as she’s about to prove with a 3-day run of Chicago at the Hollywood Bowl. The production will have an all-star cast–including “True Blood” actor Stephen Moyer and comedian Drew Carey–and …

19 Firefighters Killed in Arizona
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Nineteen firefighters have been killed battling wildfires in central Arizona near the town of Yarnell. All 19 were part of an elite “hot shot” crew, a group of firefighters who hike miles into the wilderness to clear vegetation and dig …

Paula Deen Gets Help From African-American Friends
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Paula Deen has lost a lot of friends lately. One partner company after another has jumped ship as she fights an ongoing battle against charges of racism. Endorsement deals with diabetic medications went south. Huge retailers abandoned her. Book publishers …

Cirque du Soleil Accident Is Fatal

According to a report in the Las Vegas Sun, a performer in the Cirque du Soleil production “Ka” fell to her death Saturday night during the show. Sarah Guyard-Guillot, an acrobatic performer in the Cirque show at the MGM Grand …

Same-Sex Marriage Emergency Stay Filed With SCOTUS
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With the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling last week that opponents to same-sex marriage in California had no standing to appeal the overturn of Prop 8, same-sex marriage proponents were ready to fire up the wedding planning in earnest. But everyone …

The Walking Dead 400 Days Creators Talk About The Latest Episode

The award winning The Walking Dead adventure game series from Telltale Games is getting one last episode next month before the team moves on to season two. Of course, this latest episode came as bit of a surprise so fans …

Mario & Luigi: Dream Team Might Just Be Perfect
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Paper Mario: Sticker Star was disappointing. It nailed some of the goofy humor that the series was known for, but it just couldn’t live up to the Gamecube’s The Thousand Year Door. Salvation in Mario PRGs may be coming later …