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John Hodgman’s Netflix-Exclusive ‘RAGNAROK’ Now Available John Hodgman’s Netflix-Exclusive ‘RAGNAROK’ Now Available

Netflix just released its latest exclusive content with the instant availability of the new John Hodgman stand-up special RAGNAROK. Here’s the trailer Netflix released earlier this month: If you’re unfamiliar with the name John Hodgman, you may recognize him from …

Xbox One’s DRM Reversal Gets The NMA Treatment Xbox One’s DRM Reversal Gets The NMA Treatment

Microsoft made the biggest about face in gaming history yesterday when it announced that it would be removing the previously announced restrictive DRM from the Xbox One. The Internet had plenty to say about the Xbox One supporting used games …

Company of Heroes 2 Multiplayer Previewed in New Dev Diary Company of Heroes 2 Multiplayer Previewed in New Dev Diary

Company of Heroes 2 will be released for PC next week, but that almost wasn’t the case. The game was caught in the turmoil of the THQ bankruptcy late last year, being delayed along with other THQ games such as …

Having Trouble In The Last Of Us? Here Are Some Tips For Survival Having Trouble In The Last Of Us? Here Are Some Tips For Survival

The Last of Us came out last Friday, but some players are now just starting out on their journey across post-apocalyptic America. They’re going to find that the game is pretty unforgiving and they might need some tips to survive …

Meet Thug Notes, the Best Classic Literature Discussion on YouTube Meet Thug Notes, the Best Classic Literature Discussion on YouTube
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“Jem’s crippled ass is a metaphor for America’s jacked-up justice system. Jem f*ckin’ up his arm so young is one of them synecdoches for a country that was born with backward-ass ideas. Now, that sh*t might heal, but it gonna …

Cisco Plans To Acquire Composite Software Cisco Plans To Acquire Composite Software
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Cisco announced today that it intends to acquire Composite Software, a privately-held data virtualization software and services company. Cisco aims to pay $180 millino in cash and retention-based incentives for all shares of the company. Cisco says the acquisition builds …

AMA: Obesity is a Disease, Remove Sugary Drinks From SNAP AMA: Obesity is a Disease, Remove Sugary Drinks From SNAP

The American Medical Association (AMA) this week held its annual meeting in Chicago, Illinois. The doctors attending the meeting have a large influence on the strategies medical professionals across the U.S. use to combat illnesses. Of the many topics taken …

Yahoo Is A Founding Partner For 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium Yahoo Is A Founding Partner For 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium

Yahoo announced today that it will be a founding partner for Levi’s Stadium, the future home of the San Francisco 49ers. Yahoo will also be the exclusive sports content, social networking and photo/video sharing partner for the team. “That means …

World War Z Has The Critics Split World War Z Has The Critics Split

World War Z is opening in theaters tomorrow. It seems to not have much in common with the fan-favorite novel, but the movie itself has garnered a somewhat favorable critical reception. As of now, World War Z is sitting at …

The Yahoo/Tumblr Deal Is Now Officially Official The Yahoo/Tumblr Deal Is Now Officially Official

Yahoo has just announced that they have completed the acquisition of popular blogging platform Tumblr – a deal that was set into motion back in May. Yahoo reportedly payed $1.1 billion for Tumblr, in cash. For a comparison, that’s just …

Paula Deen Is “Looking Forward To Her Day In Court” Paula Deen Is “Looking Forward To Her Day In Court”
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Paula Deen, the Southern celebrity chef who has made delicious comfort food and down-home charm her trademark, is in headlines this week after a lawsuit filed by a former employer accused her of using the “N” word and making other …

Subaru Recall: 2013 Outback Steering Column Issues Subaru Recall: 2013 Outback Steering Column Issues

Last month, car manufacturer Subaru issued a recall for 2013 Outback and Legacy vehicles, which could have a serious (and potentially deadly) flaw. Subaru and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued the recall for all 2013 Outback and …

Facebook Adds New Tags For Publishers To Increase Likes, Follows Facebook Adds New Tags For Publishers To Increase Likes, Follows

Facebook announced the launch of two new Open Graph tags for publishers and journalists (OG:Publisher and OG:Author). These allow publishers and story authors to get more organic likes and follows. “As mentioned in our documentation, media publishers should include Open …

Danielle Bradbery Wins “The Voice”, Proves Adam Right Danielle Bradbery Wins “The Voice”, Proves Adam Right
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Danielle Bradbery has become the youngest winner of the talent competition “The Voice”, and there’s at least one person who isn’t shocked at all. Judge and coach Adam Levine called Bradbery’s win earlier this week, saying, “The crazy thing about …

Will Microsoft Drop The Xbox One’s Price Next Year? Will Microsoft Drop The Xbox One’s Price Next Year?
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Microsoft made the biggest about face in gaming history yesterday when it announced that it would be removing its controversial DRM system from the Xbox One only two weeks after announcing it. The move puts Microsoft’s console on par with …

Tesla Recall: CEO Elon Musk Points to Weakened Weld, Issues Proactive Partial Recall for Model S Tesla Recall: CEO Elon Musk Points to Weakened Weld, Issues Proactive Partial Recall for Model S

Tesla Motors has issued the first recall on its full-sized luxury sedan, the Model S. It’s a partial recall on Model S vehicles manufactured between May 10th and June 8th of this year. According to Tesla, “the attachment strength of …

Google May Have To Pay Fines In Europe If It Doesn’t Alter Its Privacy Policy Google May Have To Pay Fines In Europe If It Doesn’t Alter Its Privacy Policy

Early last year, Google implemented a new privacy policy, which involved consolidating the policies of many of its various products into one main one to span its various offerings, effectively making Google itself a more unified experience. The policy change, …

Watch Steve Jobs Talk About His Work Becoming Obsolete Watch Steve Jobs Talk About His Work Becoming Obsolete

Computer historians go through a lot of effort to make sure we don’t forget what came before us. That’s incredibly hard to do, however, as the computers and systems from the 80s and 90s are becoming increasingly harder to maintain. …

‘The War Z’ Renamed ‘Infestation: Survivor Stories’ ‘The War Z’ Renamed ‘Infestation: Survivor Stories’

Late last year, an alpha for a game called The War Z appeared on Steam. The game was incredibly similar to an ARMA II mod called DayZ, which had taken the PC community by storm in the summer of 2012. …

James Gandolfini’s Death Prompted This Questionable Facebook Post from Amazon James Gandolfini’s Death Prompted This Questionable Facebook Post from Amazon
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Good intentions gone horribly wrong? A callous attempt to generate sales from the death of an icon? Or a simple mistake by some social media guy? Whatever the case, some people aren’t very happy with Amazon right now. As you …

Sean Parker: “Psychopaths Are Hunting Me” Sean Parker: “Psychopaths Are Hunting Me”
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Sean Parker has found himself square in the middle of a big mess–which includes death threats–and all over the creation of his dream wedding. Parker–who, as the founder of Napster and co-founder of Facebook, has seen his share of hostile …

Peachem Shooting Leaves Two Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide Peachem Shooting Leaves Two Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide

A shooting in Peacham, Vermont on Wednesday left two men dead in an apparent murder-suicide. According to the Vermont State Police, police received a report of shots fired at around 7 am on Wednesday. A 60-year-old woman, Jeannie Peabody, had …

Stratasys And MakerBot Team Up To Make 3D Printing Even More Mainstream Stratasys And MakerBot Team Up To Make 3D Printing Even More Mainstream

There were some rumors floating around earlier this month that 3D printer company MakerBot was interested in selling. Those rumors came to fruition Wednesday afternoon when Stratasys announced that it had acquired the company. Stratasys announced that it will merge …

Andrew Mason’s Motivational Album Is Coming by the End of June Andrew Mason’s Motivational Album Is Coming by the End of June

Important musical-ambitions-from-ex-tech-CEOs update: Former Groupon CEO Andrew Mason’s new album will drop by the end of this month, Mason tells the Wall Street Journal. He declined to get into any specifics, saying that he “thinks it should just speak for …