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Netflix To Release Untitled Thriller From ‘Damages’ Creators Netflix To Release Untitled Thriller From ‘Damages’ Creators

Netflix content chief Ted Sarandos recently mentioned that the company intends to double its investment in original content. You can now add a yet to be titled psychological thriller from the creators of FX’s Damages to the list of upcoming …

HTC Officially Announces The HTC One Max HTC Officially Announces The HTC One Max
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The HTC One Max has been a consistent rumor ever since the HTC One was released earlier this year. After all, everybody else were releasing giant phones so it only made sense for HTC to supersize its latest flagship as …

Sufjan Stevens’ Open Letter to Miley Cyrus Needs to Be the Last Open Letter to Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus is probably tired of getting open letters. Actually, I know she is. I’m tired of people writing open letters to Miley Cyrus too. I’m sure you’re tired of Miley Cyrus, open letters, open letters to Miley Cyrus, and …

Twitter Will Reportedly Launch Mobile Ad Network With MoPub Acquisition Twitter Will Reportedly Launch Mobile Ad Network With MoPub Acquisition

Last month, Twitter announced its intent to acquire mobile ad exchange MoPub. Twitter said that it plans to use the technology to build real-time bidding into the Twitter Ads platform. On Monday, a report from the Financial Times indicates that …

Woman Trapped on Raised Drawbridge

Pedestrians in Fort Lauderdale, Florida witnessed an unusual incident Saturday morning: A woman in a hot-pink T-shirt clinging to raised, railroad track drawbridge. The woman, 55 year-old Wanda McGowan, was not attempting to become the next Spiderman, but rather found …

Jimmy Johnson’s Pregame Speech Goes Viral Jimmy Johnson’s Pregame Speech Goes Viral

The marriage between sports and social media is humming along quite smoothly. So much so, it appears to be a match made in heaven. A great deal of what happens in the sports world can be presented in highlight form, …

Camille Grammer Recovering After Cancer Diagnosis, Surgery

Camille Grammer, former wife of “Frasier” star Kelsey Grammer, is recovering after having an invasive surgical procedure on Friday. The 45-year old mother of two underwent a hysterectomy following a diagnosis of endometrial cancer. Grammer knew beforehand that because of …

Edward Snowden Receives Sam Adams Award, Speaks On Camera For The First Time In Months Edward Snowden Receives Sam Adams Award, Speaks On Camera For The First Time In Months
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Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor that leaked details of the agency’s surveillance programs to newspapers around the world, is still hiding out somewhere in Russia. That didn’t stop the Sam Adams Associates for Integrity in Intelligence from delivering their …

To Keep the Service Free, Duolingo Is Now Powering CNN & BuzzFeed’s Translations To Keep the Service Free, Duolingo Is Now Powering CNN & BuzzFeed’s Translations

Duolingo is two things, really. It’s a language-learning app, for one. But it’s also a giant crowdsourced translation hub, as the very students (users) who learn new languages with the app are the ones helping to translate site and documents …

Twitter Launches Scheduled Tweets (But Only For Advertisers) Twitter Launches Scheduled Tweets (But Only For Advertisers)
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Twitter announced on Monday that it is now offering tweet scheduling for advertisers. You can now schedule organic or promoted tweets for specific dates and times up to a year in advance, but you can only do so if you’re …

Netflix’s Exclusive Russell Peters Special And Docu-Series Are Now Available To Stream Netflix’s Exclusive Russell Peters Special And Docu-Series Are Now Available To Stream

Last month, we learned that Netflix would release an exclusive stand-up special from comedian Russell Peters as well as a documentary series following him on tour. Today, both have become available for streaming. Earlier this year, Netflix indicated in a …

Francois Hollande Travels to South Africa

Perhaps in an effort to avert his plunging approval ratings, Francois Hollande, president of France, is currently visiting South Africa. The aim of this trip seems to be multi-fold, with the emphasis being on the creation of an African peace-keeping …

Tom Hanks And Sandra Bullock Reenact “Big” Scene

Tom Hanks has been a huge movie star for a lot of years, and he’s embodied so many iconic roles that it’s hard for most people to choose their favorite. Is it Jimmy Dugan, the washed-up baseball player-turned coach who …

India Stampede: 115 Killed During Festival

India faces a day of mourning after 115 people–mostly women and children, according to one report–were killed on a bridge while leaving the Navaratra festival. Officials say an investigation is warranted, but the cause of the stampede appears to be …

Google Privacy Changes Draw Suspicion, Senator Pens Letter to FTC Google Privacy Changes Draw Suspicion, Senator Pens Letter to FTC
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One U.S. Senator wants the Federal Trade Commission to take another look at Google, this time for privacy changes the company announced last week that will allow them to use your name and face in advertisements. Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) …

Here’s Some New Gameplay From Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII represents Square’s last chance this generation to redeem the Final Fantasy XIII saga for many fans who felt disappointed by the first two titles in the FFXIII trilogy. Most of the trailers up until this …

Here’s Netflix’s Latest Rankings For Best ISPs Here’s Netflix’s Latest Rankings For Best ISPs

Netflix has added the data for September to its ISP Speed Index, which looks at the ISPs providing their customers with the best Netflix streaming experiences. As usual, Google Fiber leads the pack. In fact, there aren’t many changes for …

Bob Costas Comments on Redskins Moniker
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One week ago, members of the Oneida Indian Nation, and others sympathetic to their cause, held a conference in Washington, DC to discuss how they plan to persuade the Washington Redskins to change their name to something less racist and …

Madonna Banned From Theater For Texting

Madonna is, it’s probably safe to say, used to getting her way. So when a New York theater-goer asked her to stop texting in the middle of a film, she was none too happy about it and yelled at the …

Here’s How Multiplayer Is Changing On Xbox One

Xbox Live has been the defining feature on Xbox 360 as millions of players hop online every day to play games with friends and strangers from all over the world. That will remain the same on the Xbox One, but …

Anthony Hopkins Binge-Watched Breaking Bad and Loved It So Much He Wrote Bryan Cranston a Letter

For the past two weeks, it appears that Sir Anthony Hopkins has been binge watching the hell out of Breaking Bad – and he really likes what he saw. So much so, in fact, that he felt compelled to write …

Facebook Acquires Mobile Data Firm And Internet Ally Onavo Facebook Acquires Mobile Data Firm And Internet Ally Onavo

Facebook has acquired Onavo, a mobile data compression and analytics company out of Israel. Onavo announced the news in a blog post on Sunday. In that, co-founders Guy Rosen and Roi Tiger write: As you know, Facebook and other mobile …

Malala: Better Off Without A Nobel?

When Malala Yousafzai was passed over for a Nobel Prize, an ABCNews story noted Irish betting magnate Paddy Power’s odds for her as an 8/15 favorite mere days before the prize would go to the Organization for the Prohibition of …

Google Now Has A Tip Calculator In Search Google Now Has A Tip Calculator In Search
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Google revealed in a Google+ post on Friday that it has a tip calculator tool that you can access when you enter a question about what a tip should be on a bill of a certain amount. It also works …