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Sen. Leahy Introduces USA Freedom Act To Reign In NSA Sen. Leahy Introduces USA Freedom Act To Reign In NSA
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One of the most vocal opponents of the NSA’s surveillance program has been Sen. Patrick Leahy. He’s promised for a while now that he would bring some sort of anti-NSA legislation to the floor, and he’s now done that with …

HTC Announces $119 Million Quarterly Loss, Its First Ever HTC Announces $119 Million Quarterly Loss, Its First Ever

HTC today announced its quarterly financial results, revealing an operating loss of NT$3.5 billion ($119 million). This is the first quarterly loss in HTC’s company history. The loss comes on revenue of just NT$47.05 billion ($1.6 billion). Earnings per share …

Local Ruckus Makes Some Ruckus With Google Fiber And KCSV Local Ruckus Makes Some Ruckus With Google Fiber And KCSV

It’s no secret that Google Fiber is inspiring other ISPs to lessen the broadband gap in this country. Or, according to DSLReports.com, the goal is to “…light a fire under the pampered behinds of incumbent broadband operators.” But, the real …

Boston Dynamics’ WildCat Is Another Galloping Terror Boston Dynamics’ WildCat Is Another Galloping Terror
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Boston Dynamics, the company that’s singlehandedly trying to hasten the fall of humankind with its incredible robot technology, has just unveiled the WildCat – the next generation of its Cheetah robot. “WildCat is a four-legged robot being developed to run …

‘Orange Is The New Black’ Season 2 Reportedly Won’t Focus On Piper As Much ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Season 2 Reportedly Won’t Focus On Piper As Much
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As Netflix’s Orange is the New Black: Season 2 continues production, cast and crew continue to give interviews and tease fans about what they can expect from the next installment of the popular series. We’ve heard that Laura Prepon, who …

Black Hawk Down: 20 Years Since Military Disaster

The twentieth anniversary of one of the U.S. military’s greatest botched missions, “Black Hawk Down,” was yesterday. In celebration, the US government recently released the classified footage of the operation. The video above contains some of that footage, and 60 …

New Notebooks Running Windows 8.1 Are Incoming New Notebooks Running Windows 8.1 Are Incoming
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Last year, PC manufacturers suffered a tough holiday quarter. The tablet market had matured enough that it was taking a bite out of PC sales, and particularly sales of notebooks. Microsoft’s new Windows 8 operating system was supposed to help …

Etsy to Offer Phone Support for Urgent Matters Etsy to Offer Phone Support for Urgent Matters
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Last month, Etsy’s Jeff Shah took to the company forums to address poor response times for customer support. He announced that Etsy users would now be able to tag certain emails as “urgent,” which would move them to the front …

That Cheetah Robot Is Back With No Wires Attached That Cheetah Robot Is Back With No Wires Attached
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In September of last year, DARPA introduced the world to its cheetah robot. It can run at speeds up to 29 MPH, but it posed no threat to humanity as it was confined to a treadmill and the connecting wires …

‘BioShock Infinite’ DLC Video Teases Return to Rapture

Early this year, Irrational Games released two Mockumentaries previewing the world of Columbia, the floating city that served as the setting of BioShock: Infinite. The docs were made in the style of old 70s documentaries on paranormal or mysterious topics. …

DARPA’s Atlas Robot Gets A Training Montage DARPA’s Atlas Robot Gets A Training Montage

Remember Atlas? The robot that can walk like a man and withstand being hit with 20 pound weights is back and better than ever. In fact, Atlas is now hard at work training for the annual DARPA Robotics Challenge. In …

Miriam Carey, Capitol Driver, Had Baby In The Car
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Miriam Carey, the 34-year old woman who put the Capitol on lockdown on Thursday after trying to break through a barrier at the White House, had her 1-year old daughter in the car with her at the time. Carey’s mother, …

Netflix Releases Clip From Its Marc Maron Stand-Up Special ‘Thinky Pain’ Netflix Releases Clip From Its Marc Maron Stand-Up Special ‘Thinky Pain’

Netflix is really cranking out the exclusive stand-up comedy specials now. Lat month it released trailers for upcoming specials from Aziz Ansari and Russell Peters (whose is accompanied by a docu-series). Now, they’ve posted a clip from the upcoming special …

Curved LG Smartphone Could be Coming in November Curved LG Smartphone Could be Coming in November

The technology to create curved displays for smartphone has been around for years now, displayed prominently at CES every year. Despite this, manufacturers haven’t yet found an appropriate use for the technology in their smartphones. Expensive curved TV sets have …

Wendy Davis, Texas Senator, To Run For Governor
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Wendy Davis, the Texas Democrat who raised eyebrows earlier this year with an 11-hour filibuster of an abortion bill that garnered her thousands of supporters, announced on Thursday that she’ll be running for governor. Davis says her focus will be …

Microsoft Wants To Put Windows Phone On Android Handsets [Report] Microsoft Wants To Put Windows Phone On Android Handsets [Report]
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I think we can all agree that Nokia’s Windows Phone hardware is great. It’s the Samsung and HTC Windows Phones that are debatable. Microsoft wants to change that. Bloomberg is reporting that Microsoft is currently in talks with HTC to …

Brooke Shields Doesn’t Spare Andre Agassi on “Today”
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On Wednesday’s episode of the Today Show, Brooke Shields got in a pretty good zing on ex-husband of 14 years, tennis star Andre Agassi. The show was running a segment called “Dealing with Divorce: How to Move On”. The segment …

In Preparation For IPO, Twitter Reveals What Could Kill Its Business In Preparation For IPO, Twitter Reveals What Could Kill Its Business
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As previously reported, Twitter filed for a $1 billion IPO, making the SEC documentation publicly available, and for the first time, we get to see what the company’s revenues look like. We also get to see the company assess its …

Miley Cyrus Fires Back At Sinead O’Connor
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Miley Cyrus was the recipient of a lengthy letter from Irish singer Sinead O’Connor recently, and while it seems the content was meant to be helpful, it certainly got salty, due in part to O’Connor’s claims that Cyrus is being …

Meg Ryan Liberated by Scandal, Living Quiet Life
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Meg Ryan hasn’t been on the big screen for quite some time, and frankly, she likes it that way. After being the Hollywood queen of the RomCom, she has decided to leave Los Angeles and settle down into a quiet …

Capitol Suspect Had Post-Partum Depression

The woman who caused chaos on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. yesterday has now been identified as Miriam Carey, a 34-year-old dental hygienist from Stamford Connecticut. She was shot dead by police after leading them on a high speed chase …

Drive-Thru Skeleton Prank Scares Workers [VIDEO]

With October finally rolling in, Halloween is just around the corner. While this means fall festivals and decorating one’s yard for some, one Internet prankster decided to get ready for Halloween by scaring the crap out of fast food workers. …

Britney Spears: Hard to Play Sexy Mom

The stir this week caused by Sinead O’Connor’s letter to Miley Cyrus about the music industry “pimping” out stars for money has caused some controversy over whether or not this could be true. Well, the camp that says it is …

Boston Marathon Bomber Wants Restrictions Lifted
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According to the lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, his special status in prison is making it too hard for them to defend him. They have asked a judge to lift some of the restrictions placed on the bomber, …