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Facebook May Buy Atlas From Microsoft By Next Week [Report] Facebook May Buy Atlas From Microsoft By Next Week [Report]

A couple months ago, rumors were heavily circulating that Facebook was preparing to buy the Atlas ad platform from Microsoft, which picked it up in its acquisition of aQuantive in 2007. Today, Ad Age is reporting that such a deal …

Mom/Son Drug Kiss Gets Convict Some Pills

A “mom/son drug kiss” has gotten the mother of a convict in some serious trouble after she used the pretense of a liplock to deliver pills to her son. 54-year old Kimberly Margeson allegedly placed two Oxycodones in her mouth …

“Strobe Light” Star Spotted by NASA Telescopes

NASA this week revealed that astronomers have discovered a mysterious object that acts like a strobe light. The object, named LRLL 54361, releases a flash of light every 25.34 days. Though other objects in the universe have been observed with …

Freshly Funded ChaCha Thinks It Has Q&A Right This Time Freshly Funded ChaCha Thinks It Has Q&A Right This Time

Last week, Q&A vet ChaCha closed a new $14 million round of funding showing that there are still believers in the Q&A space. We had the opportunity to speak with founder and CEO Scott Jones about what ChaCha has in …

The Ubuntu Smartphone Launches In October The Ubuntu Smartphone Launches In October
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2013 is the year of the truly open smartphone. Android kind of fits the bill, but some OEMs lock down their devices. Instead, this year will see the launch of two truly open mobile platforms – Firefox OS and Ubuntu. …

If You Get an Unsolicited Email from the FBI, It’s Not the FBI If You Get an Unsolicited Email from the FBI, It’s Not the FBI

The FBI does not send unsolicited email. That’s the simple message behind a press release just issued by the government agency. They were forced to put out this release because many residents in the state of Mississippi have received a …

Airball Three Shots in Less Than a Minute, Then You Can Say You Had a Bad Day at Work

I know you hate you job, but at least you’re probably doing it better than Mirza Teletović did his on Wednesday night. The Bosnian Brooklyn Nets player had a pretty rough 40-or-so seconds in last night’s game against the Detroit …

Watch Gabe Newell Talk About The Future Of Valve

Gabe Newell is pretty busy these days. Just last week, he was at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs talking about the business of video games. Now he’s at the annual D.I.C.E. Summit where he gave two separate …

Bing Does Another, Slightly Different Blind Search Test Bing Does Another, Slightly Different Blind Search Test
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As you may have read, Microsoft is attacking Google again. This time, they’ve extended the “Scroogled” campaign to call out Google over ad targeting in Gmail, based on a feature that Google has openly implemented since Gmail came out. But …

New Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Video Games Announced
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Activision and Nickelodeon today announced that they have teamed up to create new video games based on the rebooted Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles TV series that began airing last year. The deal encompasses three video games, the first of which …

Netflix To Debut Pablo Escobar Drama ‘Narcos’ in 2014 [REPORT] Netflix To Debut Pablo Escobar Drama ‘Narcos’ in 2014 [REPORT]

Fresh off the instant success of their first big-budget series House of Cards, Netflix may already be lining up another series to expand upon their position as a true content provider and alternative to traditional cable. According to Deadline, Netflix …

Vikram Kumar Is The New CEO Of Mega Vikram Kumar Is The New CEO Of Mega
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With all the theatrics surrounding the life of Kim Dotcom and the launch of Mega, it’s easy to forget that the startup is a legitimate file sharing business. As such, the company was in need of a permanent CEO as …

Robin Roberts Will Return to Good Morning America on February 20

Late last year, Robin Roberts stepped down from her job anchoring Good Morning America to undergo a bone marrow transplant. Roberts had been diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), a blood disease disorder of bone marrow stem cells. Since that time, …

Eric Schmidt In 2010: I’m Not Sure You Want To Walk Around With These ‘Odd Glasses’ On Eric Schmidt In 2010: I’m Not Sure You Want To Walk Around With These ‘Odd Glasses’ On
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Since Google first unveiled Google Glass, many have wondered if people will buy into the device, simply from the fashion perspective. In other words, will people be worried about looking ridiculous in order to use these hi-tech smart devices that …

Marco Rubio Tweets That He Is Not the Savior You’re Looking for
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Is Florida Senator Marco Rubio the savior of the Republican party? That’s debatable. But according to Rubio, he is not the savior of anything. That title belongs to Jesus – at least that’s what a recent tweet suggests. “There is …

Evernote Business Is Rapidly Expanding Throughout The Globe Evernote Business Is Rapidly Expanding Throughout The Globe
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Back in August, Evernote announced Evernote Business, then launched it in December. Here’s an introductory look at the offering: “We’re really excited to bring this solution to small and medium businesses around the world. It’s the same Evernote that’s used …

Capcom Arcade Cabinet Brings Classics to Consoles

Today Capcom announced all of the details on its upcoming Capcom Arcade Cabinet for PlayStation Network and Xbox LIVE. Starting on February 19, the publisher will release one of five “Game Packs” every two weeks. Each pack will include three …

Rayman Legends No Longer A Wii U Exclusive, Delayed To September

The Wii U’s impressive launch window has slowly become a barren wasteland. The one shining light of hope was February 26 – the launch of Rayman Legends. Now that title has even been pushed back further into the year, but …

Sad News, Internet: Stewie, the World’s Longest Cat, Has Died
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The internet mourns the passing of Mymains Stewart Gilligan (Stewie) the cat, longcat of all longcats. The Guinness World Record holder for longest cat alive has just died at the age of 8. The cat, who was a staggering 48.5 …

Manson Stage Collapse: Rocker Passes Out While Singing
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Marilyn Manson is, obviously, no stranger to theatrics and weirdness. If you’re familiar with his music or his shows, you know he’s not afraid to get a little weird with it. That’s what his fans love about him. But some …

Cruise Ship Singer Mystery: How Did She Die?
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The death of a 24-year old cruise ship singer has baffled investigators and has left those who knew her with too many unanswered questions. The body of Jackie Kastrinelis was found in her cabin on Sunday after the ship had …

New Aliens: Colonial Marines Trailer Slows Down the Action

The previews for Aliens: Colonial Marines have been a bit back and forth. By that I mean some of them make the game look like a thoughtful spinoff of the first three Alien movies with similarly creepy design (the alien …

Ouya To Get Annual Hardware Refresh

The Ouya is not a traditional games console. That much has been obvious since it first broke Kickstarter records last year. Now the company behing the console are saying it will do away with another vanguard of console gaming – …

“The Walking Dead”: New Ad Is Finger-Hacking Good

“The Walking Dead” is set to return to us on Sunday after a mid-season hiatus apparently meant just for our torture, and their ads are pretty dope. First there was the Time Warner Cable Super Bowl ad that had Daryl …