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Groupon Gets A CEO (Eric Lefkofsky), Posts Earnings Groupon Gets A CEO (Eric Lefkofsky), Posts Earnings

Groupon just released its earnings report for the second quarter, its second since former CEO Andrew Mason was fired. The company also took the opportunity to announce that it now has a permanent CEO – Eric Lefkofsky. Lefkofsky, one of …

Marijuana Stops Young Girl’s Severe Seizures
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The push for the legalization of marijuana, even for medical purposes, is one of the top hot-button issues in the United States and has been for years. While the debate continues, the pro-legalization side may have won a major victory …

Instagram Update Lets Users Import Video From Their Device Instagram Update Lets Users Import Video From Their Device
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Video on Instagram was already off to a stellar start in June with 5 million videos uploaded in the first 24 hours of its existence. The Vine competitor even has its own bite-sized news service. Now Instagram is making it …

New Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Content Teased – With a Giant Robot

Treyarch and Activision recently released the latest DLC map pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. The pack, titled Vengeance, featured four new competitive multiplayer maps and a zombie mode map set in an underground old-west town. With three …

‘Breaking Bad’ Searches Surging, RJ Mitte Spiking 1,289% ‘Breaking Bad’ Searches Surging, RJ Mitte Spiking 1,289%

If you haven’t been hiding under a rock in another dimension, you’ve probably heard that the final episodes of Breaking Bad are approaching. In fact, the first of the last episodes premieres this Sunday. A couple weeks ago, we looked …

Senator Thinks Smart TVs Might Be Watching You Senator Thinks Smart TVs Might Be Watching You
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Smart TVs are incredibly easy to hack. In a report from last year, hackers had discovered an easy exploit in Samsung Smart TVs that allowed them to take control of the camera and spy on the owner of said TV. …

Tumblr Has More Ads In Store For Us Tumblr Has More Ads In Store For Us

The Tumblr community is unique unto its own, with distinct communities ranging from casual users, political and social activists, die-hard fandom blogs, and collegiate hipsters, as well as hybrids of all of the above. (And, of course, a lot of …

Etsy Hits 30 Million Members, Plans To Give Businesses More Tools Etsy Hits 30 Million Members, Plans To Give Businesses More Tools
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Etsy announced on Wednesday that it reached its 30 million member milestone this week (which is interesting considering they were just talking about having over 25 million on Tuesday). CEO Chad Dickerson took to the company blog to reflect on …

Salma Hayek: Daughter, 5, On Her Way To Being An Actress

Salma Hayek’s daughter, Valentina, is a natural in front of the camera according to her mama. The 5-year old has charmed several people on set during Hayek’s jobs and she might just follow in her mother’s footsteps. “Valentina loves coming …

Children Are Eating More Magnets, Shows Study

Young children eating random objects is nothing new, but a new study has now shown that children are now eating far more magnets than they were a decade ago. The study, published in the journal Annals of Emergency Medicine, found …

Facebook Gets Even More Twitter-Like With Trending Topics Facebook Gets Even More Twitter-Like With Trending Topics
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Facebook is reportedly testing Trending Topics with a group of mobile users. The news comes from All Things D, which luckily provides screen caps: While not necessarily the case with all features Facebook tests, it seems reasonably safe to assume …

Discovery Channel’s Fake Documentary Upsets Viewers
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This week is Shark Week on the Discovery Channel and many viewers are upset about the fake documentary that was shown about the ancient giant shark Megalodon, called “Megalodon: The Monster Shark That Lives”. The documentary is a two-hour special …

MakerBot To Bring 3D Printers To More Microsoft Stores MakerBot To Bring 3D Printers To More Microsoft Stores

Microsoft made waves earlier this summer when it announced that it would include native 3D printer support in Windows 8.1. The 3D printer hobbyists were obviously excited, but it’s a little harder to get the layman excited about the future …

Bing’s Windows Apps Hit Windows Phone 8 Bing’s Windows Apps Hit Windows Phone 8

Bing’s specialized apps that were previously released on Windows 8 (News, Sports, Weather and Finance) are now being launched for Windows Phone 8. “The new apps will share the comprehensive, customizable and visually immersive experiences powered by Bing in Windows …

Sylvester Stallone Calls Bruce Willis Names On Twitter
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Stallone is gearing up for “Expendables 3″ and has tweeted his excitement about the cast several times in recent weeks, including one about MMA fighter Ronda Rousey back in June. But a post about former co-star Bruce Willis is getting …

Amanda Righetti, Owain Yeoman Reportedly Leaving “The Mentalist”

Amanda Righetti and her onscreen love interest, Owen Yeoman, are reportedly leaving the show toward the end of season 6, which premieres in September. Though the show’s producers haven’t confirmed the rumor, series creator Bruno Heller did talk a bit …

Muppets Most Wanted Trailer Includes Ricky Gervais, Tina Fey

The Muppets was a success back in the fall of 2011, winning critical praise and an Oscar for its music. It was a return to form for the Muppets, who had not been in a theatrical movie since 1999’s Muppets …

Zatanna Weaves Her Magic In Injustice: Gods Among Us

Injustice: Gods Among Us may go down in history as the fighting game with the most DLC characters if it keeps up its current pace. That’s not exactly a bad thing as Ed Boon and his team at NetherRealm Studios …

Movie Should Be Next For ‘Arrested Development’ If Fox Lets It Happen Movie Should Be Next For ‘Arrested Development’ If Fox Lets It Happen

It’s looking more and more like the plan for the next chapter of Arrested Development is a movie before a fifth season. A couple weeks ago, creator Mitch Hurwitz and Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos engaged in a Q&A …

Obama Cancels Visit to Russia over Snowden’s Asylum
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It seems that Edward Snowden’s new found asylum in Russia may result in soured diplomatic relations between the Russian Federation and the United States: President Obama has formally cancelled his bilateral meeting with Russian prime minister Vladimir Putin after the …

Olivia Culpo, Miss Universe, Dating A Jonas Brother

Olivia Culpo, the reigning Miss Universe, reportedly had a dinner date with Nick Jonas at Ovest Pizzoteca in New York, and now fans are buzzing about whether the two are an official item. The couple were spotted last Thursday, and …

This Mosquito Video Will Make You Feel Icky

Mosquitoes are the worst insect to ever grace this planet. They take a person’s blood without asking, and only leave behind West Nile and Malaria in its place. I thought a video showing how a Mosquito bites an animal would …

LG G2 Smartphone Officially Announced LG G2 Smartphone Officially Announced
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LG Electronics today finally revealed its latest flagship Android smartphone, the LG G2 – not to be confused with the (now ancient, in tech terms) G2 smartphone released by HTC three years ago. LG’s device had been much teased in …

Pentagon Chops 5 Days off of Civilian Furloughs
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The forced spending cut regimen of the sequester is starting to have effects, even if its impact on the bloated budget is minimal at best. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel said yesterday that the Pentagon will reduce the number of …