Sony The Interview Cancelled

North Korea wins: Sony just cancelled The Interview

By about 3 hours ago.

North Korea wins: Sony just cancelled The Interview

Hours after it was reported that the four biggest movie theater chains in the United States would not show Seth Rogen and James Franco’s film The Interview, Sony Pictures formally announced that it has decided to cancel the release of the film, which was set to open in theaters on December 25th. More →

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Lord Of The Rings Mythology Video

Video: Learn everything you never knew about The Lord of the Rings in 5 minutes

By about 4 hours ago.

Video: Learn everything you never knew about The Lord of the Rings in 5 minutes

Did you know that wizards in Middle Earth are actually low-level guardian angels? Or that even though hobbits are the same size as dwarves, they’re actually a subspecies of humans? Or that men and elves both hold a special place in The Lord of the Rings because they are the only two species of sentient creatures created by the supreme god Eru Ilúvatar? More →

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Sony Pictures The Interview Premiere

4 biggest movie theater chains cave to hacker threats, won’t show The Interview

By about 5 hours ago.

4 biggest movie theater chains cave to hacker threats, won’t show The Interview

Although The Interview might end up being a pretty bad movie, it’s about to become a cause célèbre for freedom lovers everywhere. The Wall Street Journal reports that the four biggest movie theater chains in the United States — Regal Entertainment Group, AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc., Cinemark Holdings Inc. and Carmike Cinemas Inc. — have cancelled plans to show the film in their theaters amid violent threats issued by the mysterious hacker group behind the devastating Sony Pictures hack that has exposed embarrassing internal emails and other sensitive information about the studio. More →

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BlackBerry Classic Best Features

Here’s why I love what BlackBerry’s doing with the Classic

By about 5 hours ago.

Here’s why I love what BlackBerry’s doing with the Classic

I tease BlackBerry a lot but I’m actually hoping the company is successful. Why? Because I think it serves an important niche and its devices make customers within that niche very happy. And under CEO John Chen, the company has embraced its role as a niche player and has stopped trying to desperately keep up with Apple and Google, which is a fight that it was destined to lose pretty much from the start. More →

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Best Pirate Bay Alternatives

The Pirate Bay might be gone for good – here are 4 more great alternatives

By about 6 hours ago.

The Pirate Bay might be gone for good – here are 4 more great alternatives

With The Pirate Bay still down for the count, many people are looking for some new ways to get their torrent fixes. We previously listed four hugely popular Pirate Bay alternatives and now we’ve dug up four more that torrent fans regularly use to watch illicitly obtained content. Check them out below! More →

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Dish Netflix Streaming Deal

Groundbreaking deal will let you watch Netflix on Dish set-top boxes

By about 7 hours ago.

Groundbreaking deal will let you watch Netflix on Dish set-top boxes

It looks like Dish has become the first pay TV provider to normalize relations with Netflix. Dish announced on Wednesday that its subscribers will now be able to watch Netflix via an app on its second-generation Hopper set-top boxes. More →

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Best Viral Videos 2014

Scary video shows what it’s like to hit a deer while going 30 mph on a bicycle

By about 8 hours ago.

Scary video shows what it’s like to hit a deer while going 30 mph on a bicycle

There’s nothing more refreshing than zipping downhill on a bicycle at a high speed… until a woodland creature suddenly leaps out in front of you and you crash into it. YouTube user Silas Patlove was riding his bike down a fairly steep slope around Sausalito, California when all of a sudden a deer jumped onto the road. He crashed into the animal and flew off his bike… and his bike’s Fly6 camera caught it all. More →

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classic-brick-breaker

Everything old is new again: BlackBerry unveils the Classic

By about 10 hours ago.

Everything old is new again: BlackBerry unveils the Classic

BlackBerry is through trying to mimic Apple and Google, which is why it’s decided to kick things old school this year and release devices that emphasize its iconic physical QWERTY keyboards. And now the company has just unveiled its biggest throwback device yet that not only features a physical keyboard but also brings back function keys, trackpads and other old-timey BlackBerry staples. Yes, we’re talking about the BlackBerry Classic. More →

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Google Glass Alternatives Sony

Someone at Sony actually thought this was a good idea

By about 11 hours ago.

Someone at Sony actually thought this was a good idea

No, I’m not talking about green lighting The Interview. I’m talking about the fact that not only has Sony decided to build a Google Glass rival but that it’s built a Google Glass rival that looks even more ridiculous than Google’s wearable computer headset. More →

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Bill Nye Emoji Evolution Video

Video: Watch Bill Nye explain evolution with emoji in just 2 minutes

By on December 16, 2014 at 6:15 PM.

Video: Watch Bill Nye explain evolution with emoji in just 2 minutes

Although the theory of evolution is widely accepted within the scientific community, it still faces some resistance from religious fundamentalists who want children to learn that the entire universe was created over the span of a week roughly 6,000 years ago. To help make evolution simple to understand, the brilliant Bill Nye has put together a video explaining the very basics of evolution with the help of emoji.

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3D Printed Prosthetic Limbs Video

Heartwarming video shows a disabled dog walking for the first time thanks to 3D printed legs

By on December 16, 2014 at 4:20 PM.

Heartwarming video shows a disabled dog walking for the first time thanks to 3D printed legs

3D printers may not be an everyday household item just yet but there’s no doubt that 3D printing technology is leading to some incredible technological breakthroughs. If you want evidence, look no further than a heartwarming video posted by 3D Systems showing a disabled dog named Derby who can now walk thanks to new 3D printed prosthetic legs. More →

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T-Mobile Data Stash Plans

The sneaky brilliance of T-Mobile’s Data Stash plans

By on December 16, 2014 at 3:05 PM.

The sneaky brilliance of T-Mobile’s Data Stash plans

T-Mobile may be an “Un-carrier” but it’s not a charity — it’s here to make money. So while its new Data Stash plans that let customers on capped plans roll over unused data to the next month are good deals for some subscribers, they also come with a side benefit for T-Mobile: They give wireless subscribers an incentive to sign up for more expensive monthly plans. More →

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Apple Pay Vs. Google Wallet Samsung

Samsung reportedly working on an Apple Pay rival, but it’s no mere copycat

By on December 16, 2014 at 1:50 PM.

Samsung reportedly working on an Apple Pay rival, but it’s no mere copycat

Google Wallet has been out since 2011 but it apparently took the launch of Apple Pay for Samsung to get serious about making a mobile payments platform of its own.
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