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Daniel Cui, High School Goalie, Gets Support Of Peers After Mean Prank (VIDEO)

  |  Sarah Medina   |   October 4, 2012

When Daniel Cui, a freshman goalie from Hillsborough, Calif., failed to save a goal during an important soccer game, he became the victim of a...
Carly Schwartz


Jerry Brown's Veto Of Cell Phone Bill Angers Privacy Advocates (VIDEO)   |  Carly Schwartz   |   October 5, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO -- California Governor Jerry Brown's veto of a bill earlier this week that would prohibit government agencies from suspending cell phone service without...

Apple Maps 2012: Usage Rate Reportedly Spiked After Release, Then Plummeted (REPORT)

The Huffington Post   |  Catharine Smith   |   October 3, 2012

Apple's infamous Maps app has been available to the public for only two weeks, and users are reportedly abandoning it for more reliable navigation products....

FTC Settles With Artist Arena, Company That Made Justin Bieber Fan Site, For Illegally Collecting Kids' Data

Reuters   |  Diane Bartz   |   October 4, 2012

By Diane Bartz WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The company that makes fan websites for such tween favorites as Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez and Rihanna has agreed...

Marcia Jones, Georgia Mom, Sues RadioShack After Daughter Allegedly Finds Porn On Cell Phone

  |   October 3, 2012

A Georgia mother is reportedly suing RadioShack, claiming the chain sold her a porn-filled refurbished cell phone. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Marcia Jones filed...

Andreessen Horowitz Invests In Rap Genius, A Website That Explain What Rap Lyrics Mean

Reuters   |  Sarah McBride   |   October 4, 2012

By Sarah McBride SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Venture capitalist Ben Horowitz is famous for starting his blog posts with rap lyrics. Now, he will be...

Microsoft, Dell Impersonators Charged With Deception By FTC

AP   |   October 3, 2012

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators have charged 14 firms and 17 people with impersonating major companies to trick consumers into thinking their computers were plagued...

Facebook Promoted Posts To Be Rolled Out For Individual Users In The U.S.

Reuters   |  Alexei Oreskovic   |   October 3, 2012

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc is letting users in the United States pay a fee to boost the visibility of their...

'Dead Or Alive 5' Characters Have Bigger Breasts Because Team Ninja Listens To Customers

  |   October 3, 2012

The results are in: Gamers want to see bigger breasts. When Japanese video game developers at Team Ninja, maker of the “Dead or Alive” series,...

FTC Chairman: Advertisers Backing Away From 'Do Not Track' Pledge

Wall Street Journal   |   October 3, 2012

In February, the online advertising industry declared that it would agree to honor "Do Not Track" options in Web browsers by the end of the...

Not From The Onion: Army Says 'Social Network' Use Is A Sign Of Radicalism

Wired   |   October 3, 2012

Read More: Social Networks
These are some warning signs that that you have turned into a terrorist who will soon kill your co-workers, according to the U.S. military. You've...

First Presidential Debate 2012: Time, Location, How To Follow Along LIVE

The Huffington Post   |  Craig Kanalley   |   October 3, 2012

If you want to follow the first presidential debate between Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama in real-time, you have a plethora of options. This...
Aaron Sankin


Airbnb, Other Apartment Rental Sites Struggle With Legality In San Francisco   |  Aaron Sankin   |   October 4, 2012

Throngs of out-of-towners will swarm San Francisco for Fleet Week, the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival, the first Giant post-season games and every other ridiculously awesome...
Catherine New


Cyber Attacks On Banks Are Price Of Banking In Digital Era   |  Catherine New   |   October 4, 2012

Many were inconvenienced, but few customers, if any, reported serious financial harm after last week's cyber attacks that hit at least six major banks in...

EV Market Uncertainties Cause Toyota And Others To Slow Down Electric Car Production

  |   October 3, 2012

From Mother Nature Network's Jim Motavalli: No automaker looking at the electric car market right now is going to read “full speed ahead” from what’s...

HP Earnings In 2013? CEO Meg Whitman Has Some Bad News For You

AP   |  MICHAEL LIEDTKE   |   October 3, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Coming off the biggest quarterly loss in Hewlett-Packard's history, CEO Meg Whitman braced investors for even more trouble ahead as she...

Steve Jobs' 1983 Speech Makes Uncanny Predictions About The Future

The Huffington Post   |  Britney Fitzgerald   |   October 3, 2012

In 1983 Ronald Reagen was president, the Washington Redskins went to the Super Bowl and Steve Jobs spoke about the future of the tech industry...
Jason Gilbert


How To Throw A Party Staffed Entirely By Robots   |  Jason Gilbert   |   October 5, 2012

If you're planning a big party in the near future -- a wedding reception, perhaps, or a Bar Mitzvah, or an inauguration gala -- you're...

Samsung To Announce Mini Galaxy S3?

Pocket-lint   |  Pocket-lint   |   October 3, 2012

Read More: Galaxy s3, Samsung
Mini Galaxy S3?...

Mark Zuckerberg Really Does Wear The Same Thing Every Day, Cops To Owning 20 Identical T-Shirts

  |   October 3, 2012

Mark Zuckerberg is proud that he wears the same outfit every day, and he doesn't care if everyone knows it. The Facebook CEO's style --...

Alexander Fishenko, Kazakh-American Businessman, Accused For Stealing Tech Secrets For The Russians

AP   |  TOM HAYS   |   October 4, 2012

NEW YORK (AP) — An American success story of an immigrant from Kazakhstan who made millions off his Texas export firm took a Cold War-era...

Apple Maps Screws Up New Yorker Cover In MAD Magazine Parody (PICTURE)

  |   October 3, 2012

While we're all busy reeling from the regrettable decision to upgrade to iO6 and unleash the notoriously awful Apple Maps in our lives, MAD Magazine...

Color Test: Luminoso's XKCD Survey Presents Different Hues For Men And Women

The Huffington Post   |  Betsy Isaacson   |   October 3, 2012

Female colors versus male colors? Good colors versus bad colors? Edible colors? Luminoso's enormous word cloud of a color survey has them all, in mind-boggling...

Brad Staats, GOP House Candidate, Posts Picture Of Gun With Caption, 'Welcome To Tennessee Mr. Obama'

The Huffington Post   |  Nick Wing   |   October 3, 2012

Brad Staats, a GOP congressional candidate in Tennessee, drew some negative attention to his campaign this week after posting a picture of his handgun to...

Presenting The World's Biggest Hedge Fund You Have Never Heard Of

Zero Hedge   |   October 3, 2012

Read More: Apple
The world's largest hedge fund is not located in the top floor of some shiny, floor-to-ceiling glass clad skyscraper in New York, London, Hong Kong...

Britney Spears Conservatorship: Singer's Internet & Cellphone Use Is ‘Restricted & Heavily Monitored' (REPORT)

  |   October 3, 2012

The conservatorship under which a judge placed Britney Spears four-and-a-half years ago reportedly remains in place due to her psychological issues, but according to new...

Jihadists Warned U.S. On Facebook

The Daily Beast   |   October 3, 2012

Read More: Facebook, Libya, Libya Attack
The new information disclosed in the letter obtained by The Daily Beast strongly suggests the U.S. consulate in Benghazi and the late Ambassador Chris Stevens...

Britney Spears Internet & Cell Phone Use Is 'Restricted & Heavily Monitored'

Radar Online   |   October 3, 2012

Read More: Britney Spears
Britney Spears has been under a conservatorship for more than four years now, and as part of that, those close to The X Factor judge...
Jason Gilbert


iPad Mini Coming? Apple Suppliers Begin Production Of Smaller Tablet, According To WSJ   |  Jason Gilbert   |   October 3, 2012

For Apple fans, it looks like it's time to get (mini) excited. Apple's suppliers have started final production on the so-called "iPad Mini" for an...
David Moye


Derrick Doba Finds Naked Photos Of Alleged Computer Thief   |  David Moye   |   October 3, 2012

When Derrick Doba's wife's computer was stolen, the culprit inadvertently left behind a incriminating and embarrassing clue -- a nude photo of himself. The laptop...

Video Gamers Demand Bigger Breasts

Fox News   |   October 3, 2012

Read More: Video Games
Japanese video game studio Team Ninja, maker of the popular "Dead or Alive" franchise, had a simple defense for the ample proportions his company builds...

Pirate Bay Downtime Provoke Hackers To Strike Back?

AP   |   October 3, 2012

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Hackers have struck at least two Swedish government-affiliated websites, shutting down one of them in a denial-of-service attack and leaving links to...

T-Mobile, MetroPCS Merger Confirmed: U.S. Wireless Giants Boards' Approve Deal

AP   |  JUERGEN BAETZ   |   October 3, 2012

BERLIN (AP) — Struggling cellphone companies T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS Communications are set to merge, in a deal that will create an operator with more...

Proof Of Concept Android Malware Creates 3D Maps Of Your Home

Naked Security   |   October 3, 2012

Camera in pocket, courtesy of ShutterstockResearchers say that they have created a malicious Android application that uses the phone's embedded camera and other spatial sensors...

Mark Zuckerberg On A Russian Late Night Talk Show Is Exactly As Awkward As You Think

Gizmodo   |   October 3, 2012

Read More: Mark Zuckerberg, Russia
Zuck's tour of the Red Menace just became zanier: after meeting with Russia's Prime Minister and giving him a t-shirt emblazoned with his Facebook...
Michael Rundle


iPhone 5 Review: Five Reasons Why You're Wrong To Hate The New iPhone   |  Michael Rundle   |   November 13, 2012

If you haven't by now made up your mind about the iPhone 5 you probably have little-to-no interest in the device. Which by our last...
Michael Rundle


iPhone 5 Review: Five Reasons Why You're Wrong To Love The New iPhone   |  Michael Rundle   |   October 3, 2012

If you haven't by now made up your mind about the iPhone 5 you probably have little-to-no interest in the device. Which by our last...

Patent Shows Google Glass-Like Wristwatch

NBC News   |   October 3, 2012

Read More: Google
A patent has been granted to Google for a watch with a transparent screen hidden in a flip-up bezel. Of course, Google isn't in the...

Trading 'Kill Switches' Can Avoid Glitches But Need To Be Used With Caution, Experts Say

Reuters   |   October 5, 2012

* SEC convenes roundtable following Knight error * Executives broadly support concept of kill switches By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON, Oct 2 (Reuters) - Brokerage...

Topless Dungeon Master Sought For D&D Bachelor Party On Craigslist

  |   October 3, 2012

Are you a woman with an ample bosom who has a bit of a nerdy past? Then you're in luck. You can make a few...

Asia's Apple Suppliers Begin Mass Production On 'iPad Mini'

Wall Street Journal   |   October 3, 2012

Read More: Ipad
Apple Inc.'s Asian component suppliers have started mass production of a new tablet computer smaller than the current iPad, people with knowledge of the situation...

EE To Launch UK's First 4G Network On October 30

Huffington Post UK   |  Michael Rundle   |   October 3, 2012

The UK's first 4G network will launch on 30 October, it has been announced. EE, formerly Everything Everywhere, will officially offer its new service from...

Online Schools Face Backlash Amid Exploding Popularity, States Question Academic Results

Reuters   |   October 3, 2012

By Stephanie Simon Oct 3 (Reuters) - Virtual public schools, which allow students to take all their classes online, have exploded in popularity across the...

Polaroid Founder 'Predicted The iPhone' In 1970 (WATCH)

Huffington Post UK   |  Michael Rundle   |   October 3, 2012

All the people who now claim that the iPhone really isn't that innovative may have a point - it turns out that at least one...

Bloodhound 'Rocket Car' To Be Tested In Cornwall

Huffington Post UK/PA   |   October 3, 2012

Engineers will spend Wednesday morning putting the finishing touches in place before a landmark test of Europe's largest hybrid rocket car in Cornwall. The test...

British-Made Bloodhound 'Rocket Car' Fires Up In Landmark Test

Huffington Post UK/PA   |   October 3, 2012

The mission to produce the world's first 1,000mph car took a mammoth step forward today as the engine was fired up for the first time...

Wonderbra App Lets iPhone Users Undress A Supermodel

Huffington Post UK   |  Michael Rundle   |   October 3, 2012

A controversial new app has taken 'Hello Boys' to the next level - by allowing users to undress a supermodel. The App, made by Wonderbra,...

BBC Playlister: Beeb 'Working On iPlayer For Music'

Huffington Post UK   |  Michael Rundle   |   October 3, 2012

The BBC is said to be in talks to give licence-fee payers free streaming access to its massive archive of music recordings. The Beeb has...

International Space Station Will Move To Different Orbit To Avoid Debris

AP   |   October 3, 2012

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Mission Control Center said Wednesday it dropped an earlier plan to move the International Space Station into a different orbit to...

Nokia Headquarters For Sale As Company Scrambles To Conserve Cash

Reuters   |   October 3, 2012

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Struggling cellphone maker Nokia is seeking to sell its headquarters in Espoo, Finland as part of a drive to dispose of non-core...
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