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TEDTalks On Netflix Now A Reality TEDTalks On Netflix Now A Reality

Earlier this week, we reported that TED launched an official Android app making tons of TEDTalks available on Android devices. Now, there are quite a few available on Netflix as well. Netflix announced on its blog: The most significant and …

Indian ISPs Ordered To Block Over 100 Sites, SOPA Comparisons Raised Indian ISPs Ordered To Block Over 100 Sites, SOPA Comparisons Raised
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Nearly 400 Internet service providers in India have been ordered to block over 100 music sites by the Calcutta High Court. The Indian Music Industry (IMI) trade group (basically India’s version of the RIAA), which is made up of 142 …

Your Data Privacy Is Worth More Than 65¢… Right? Your Data Privacy Is Worth More Than 65¢… Right?
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At the beginning of this March, much of the internet was afire due to Google stiff-arming all of their users into a new privacy policy. The policy was roundly scrutinized if not outright decried as being intrusive, draconian, and possibly …

Karina Smirnoff Dating Owen Wilson? Karina Smirnoff Dating Owen Wilson?
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Recently, there have been various rumors spreading that Karina Smirnoff, a Dancing With The Stars pro dancer, has been dating Wedding Crashers lead Owen Wilson. News of this supposed relationship started to surface right after Smirnoff divorced Brad Penny, a …

This American Life Source Lied About Apple, Foxconn Details This American Life Source Lied About Apple, Foxconn Details
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Popular public radio show This American Life is retracting an episode it aired back in January which condemned major electronics companies Apple and Foxconn. The retraction follows a revelation that the episode’s chief source, Mike Daisey, invented and embellished facts …

Many Tablet Owners Are Willing To Pay For News Many Tablet Owners Are Willing To Pay For News

According the latest Nielsen ratings, many tablet owners outside of the United States are willing to pay for news content over other downloadable media. This is startling news in itself if you ask me. In America, we take the news …

“Jurassic Park” 3D Release Date Set “Jurassic Park” 3D Release Date Set

Since it’s release in June of 1993, “Jurassic Park” has continued to awe movie lovers with effects that still hold their own in a time of amazing technology, as well as recruit a new generation of fans. The digital special …

Dell and YouTube Gear-Up For Major Coverage Dell and YouTube Gear-Up For Major Coverage

Another important announcement from the 2012 South By Southwest (SXSW) festival, Dell and YouTube are partnering up for some major music festival coverages. These are events you won’t want to miss and these industry giants are making sure you don’t …

TED Official App Finally Comes To Android TED Official App Finally Comes To Android

TED, the all-inclusive nonprofit busy with the never-ending task of promoting “Ideas Worth Spreading,” are officially spreading those ideas to Android devices as the group has announced the release of an official app for the platform. Similar to the iOS …

Luck Cancelled: Director Blames TMZ for “Spinning Unfair Stories” Luck Cancelled: Director Blames TMZ for “Spinning Unfair Stories”
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Michael Mann, the director of HBO series, Luck, blames TMZ for the show getting cancelled. In the following clip you can hear Mann telling the cast and crew that the decision was reached by HBO after TMZ and “the media” …

Erin Andrews And ESPN Might Split Erin Andrews And ESPN Might Split

It took a while for everyone to get used to seeing women reporting from the sidelines at sporting events. Even longer to get used to women interviewing players in their locker rooms, especially when players seem to have no problem …

U.S. Federal Reserve Joins Twitter U.S. Federal Reserve Joins Twitter
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The U.S. Federal Reserve, the foundation of the world’s largest economy, recently joined Twitter, in hopes of improving its communication with the general public. The board of the central bank put the Twitter channel “@federalreserve” online, “with the aim of …

New Pirate Bay Criminal Investigation Confirmed New Pirate Bay Criminal Investigation Confirmed

Swedish web hosting company Binero confirmed that police have began a new investigation against the Pirate Bay today. Binero, a domain name registrar, was contacted by police regarding cusomer details concerning the piratebay.se site. Last week news leaked that Swedish …

Marvel Comics to Receive Free Digital Download Codes Marvel Comics to Receive Free Digital Download Codes

In a move that is very un-Disney like, Marvel has announced that, beginning June 2012, all Marvel super hero comics priced at $3.99 will include codes for free digital copies of those same issues on the Marvel Comics app for …

Comedy Central Acquires Off-net Rights to Community Comedy Central Acquires Off-net Rights to Community

Greendale Community College’s most famous study group will have a new member beginning in 2013 (and it’s not Beetlejuice) as COMEDY CENTRAL has reached a multi-year deal with Sony Picture Television to license the critically-acclaimed comedy series “Community,” it was …

Billboard Adding Digital Music Services To Chart Billboard Adding Digital Music Services To Chart
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There is no doubt that digital music streaming is here to stay. In fact, there’s been no doubt for a couple of years now. Services like Spotify, Rhapsody, Pandora, and more draw millions of users who find digital streaming a …

Rush Limbaugh’s Comments Worse Than Bill Maher’s?
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Ever since Rush Limbaugh called Sandra Fluke a slut and a prostitute, talk about civility in political discussion has been all the rage. Limbaugh has faced a backlash of advertiser bailouts, both in his national commercials, as well as at …

Lizzie Borden Trial Lawyer’s Journals Recently Discovered Lizzie Borden Trial Lawyer’s Journals Recently Discovered
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Did you ever learn this ditty when you were a kid? Lizzie Borden took an ax, And gave her mother forty whacks; When she saw what she had done She gave her father forty-one. It’s a grim rhyme, no? In …

Encyclopedia Britannica to Stop Printing After 244 Years Encyclopedia Britannica to Stop Printing After 244 Years
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Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 depicts a future world in which books are no longer published, and where members of society instead receive their information in rooms with screens for walls, or falling asleep at night with little seashell radios in …

UK Paper Uses Call of Duty Graphic In Story About Real-Life Military Operation UK Paper Uses Call of Duty Graphic In Story About Real-Life Military Operation

People are up in arms about the use of a video game character graphic in a serious news story about a failed military operation. On Sunday, the UK paper The Sunday Times ran a piece called “Hostage tragedy of ‘mission …

Crimes Committed Against Journalists in Mexico May Be Federalized Crimes Committed Against Journalists in Mexico May Be Federalized

The Mexican senate approved constitutional changes on Tuesday that make any attack on a journalist and media workers a federal crime. Any crime carried out against these types of professionals will be investigated by the central government’s attorney general. In …