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Watch This League of Legends Team Pull Off a Miraculous Run

League of Legends team Cloud9 might have just pulled off one of the most incredible cinderella stories.<p>At the end of the North American Summer Split, they were 7th in the standings. Seventh out of 10 teams. It was an abrupt fall from grace. In the Spring Split, they finished second in the …

Amazon Prime Day UK

Games, movies, tech and more at bargain prices.<p><b>US Readers, Check Out Our Amazon Prime Day US Coverage</b><p>Today is Amazon Prime Day, so in preparation …

Jackie Robinson West suing over stripped title

A former Chicago Little League team announced a lawsuit Wednesday against the sport's governing body, accusing it of improperly stripping the young athletes of the national title that made them hometown heroes and nationally known and refusing to provide the information used to make the stunning …

The 45 Hidden iOS 9 Features Apple Didn't Tell You About

Here’s a list of all hidden iOS 9 features for iPhone, iPad that Apple didn’t talk about at WWDC 2015.<p>iOS 9 is a goldmine when it comes to features. …

Opening to Full House recreated in perverse shot-for-shot with Grand Theft Auto 5

This shot-for-shot recreation of the opening credits for <i>Full House</i> made entirely in <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i> is amazing in so many ways.<p>There's the fact that the team who put it together managed to capture the basic look of that well-known intro despite the lack of appropriate props or even, in some …

Revenge of the Nerds: Athletic Scholarships for Video Gamers

By: Christopher Denhart<p>Today’s Wall Street Journal features a true “revenge of the nerds” story. Robert Morris, a small, private, liberal arts college in Chicago, Ill., now has a varsity video game team that competes in the game <i>League of Legends</i>. The piece chronicles an incoming student from his …

Survey opens debate of YouTubers accepting money from game makers

A survey of video gaming "YouTubers" — usually one-person operations uploading game content to a single channel — found some with large numbers of subscribers had accepted money from a developer or a publisher for recording a video about their game.<p>The survey, conducted by Mike Rose and published …

Why is BlackBerry's stock up 45% this year?

BlackBerry is far from what it used to be, but based on its stock performance this year, the smartphone maker isn’t ready for a burial just …

Five Reasons Manchester United Is Getting No Juice From Ballmer's $2 Billion Bid For Clippers

Shares of Madison Square Garden have been red hot since former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer offered $2 billion for the NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers. That is what one would expect since the Clippers price tag is an unprecedented 15 times revenue for a sports team and MSG owns two teams: New York’s …

The ten worst (best?) E3 disasters of all time

The worst is always the best at E3.<p>Cutting edge technology becomes dated. Memorable demos are quickly forgotten. An impressive trailer means nothing …

As gamers continue to take their first steps into the exciting new worlds that the PS4, Wii U and Xbox One are delivering, we're still waiting on the …

Are MOBAs The New MMOs?

According to the numbers this weekend, DOTA 2 may have just passed World of Warcraft in terms of active players, 7.85M to 7.8M.<p>And yet, it still feels like there’s a shift in the air. If we turn out lens outside of these recent WoW and DOTA numbers, we have League of Legends, a MOBA absolutely …

Which Music Service Makes Artists the Most Money?

The digital music realm is complicated: artists like De La Soul want to sell their music online but can’t due to legal restraints on their …

Buying Buffalo Bills Would Save Donald Trump A Fortune In Taxes

Donald Trump says he has been approached by a group of investors interested in buying the Buffalo Bills from the estate of Ralph Wilson, the NFL team’s founder who passed away last week. His reply to the potential buyers: “I will take a look at it.”<p>Of course he will. From a tax standpoint, being …

Glow-in-the-dark roads make debut in Netherlands

They look beautiful, but they could also save a lot on streetlight power.<p>This story originally appeared in Wired UK. You can see the full gallery …

Titanfall: Complete Graphics Comparision (Xbox 360, Xbox One, PC) - IGN Video

It's Xbox 360 vs. Xbox One vs. PC, in this head-to-head graphics comparison. Full res stills available at: http://go.ign.com/titanfallgfx

I'm About to Retire ... At 32

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Later this year, at the age of 32, I plan to quit my full-time job as a software developer and don’t intend to look for another one.<p>By then, I expect my portfolio will be large enough to fund my essential expenses for at least the next 30 years, if not …

5 TED Talks That May Change Your View on Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The incredible popularity of the TED Talks series makes sense. In an age where your marketing plan needs to include multimedia to be successful, why should you be any different when it comes to consuming inspiration? Just like your …

Mainstream Vs. Enthusiasts: In Audio, They Need Each Other More Than They Know

The mainstream almost always looks down on enthusiasts, the “nerds” of a category. People who are enthusiastic (hey, a base word!) fans (short for fanatics), are often made fun of, derided for their exuberance about a given topic. As offensive as that is (if you don’t care about something, you’re …

The World's Richest Ex-Hackers

Long before he was the two-hundred-and-second richest person on the planet, Jan Koum was just another curious kid with a wardialer.<p>Koum, whose net worth suddenly jumped to $6.8 billion last month when his startup WhatsApp was acquired by Facebook, began his tech career as a teenage immigrant from …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

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Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Aug<p>19<p>Sun<p>Chris Hennessee<p>Rams Head Live!, Baltimore, MD<p>Aug<p>22<p>Wed<p>Bea Miller & Madison Beer<p>Rams Head Live!, Baltimore, MD<p>Aug<p>25<p>Sat<p>featuring tributes to …

Pokémon Would Be a Really Fearsome 90s Horror Show

Like something straight out of cult horror show <i>Tales from the Crypt</i> (or <i>Braindead</i>, even), these Pokémon illustrations by DeviantART artist Dante are …

Power Couples Who Fell In Love At Work

A new survey from CareerBuilder.com shows that nearly one third of workers who had office romances eventually married their colleagues. Herewith, ten powerful couples who met and/or dated through work, and wound up together.

Here's Why New York City Doesn't Cancel School, Even In Brutal Snowstorms

In a pre-emptive strike last night, New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina said that city schools will be open today despite the brutal storm that could bring 8-12 inches to New York.<p>"Due to anticipated inclement weather conditions, all school field trips will be cancelled tomorrow. Schools …

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Florida prosecutors file legal charges against heavy Bitcoin traders

Trader moved more than $110,000 without proper licensing, say prosecutors.<p>Apparently for the first time, state laws are being wielded against heavy …

What's Holding Jimmy Butler Back from Making the Leap?

Of the manifold factors that contributed to the Chicago Bulls' unlikely success without Derrick Rose a season ago, the ascendance of second-year swingman Jimmy Butler may have been the most pleasantly surprising.<p>Here was exactly the kind of homegrown talent—tough, scrappy and brim-loaded with …

Magus launches for PlayStation 3 Feb. 25

Third-person action-adventure game <i>Magus</i> will launch for PlayStation 3 Feb. 25 in North America, co-developer Aksys Games recently announced.<p>Aksys, best known for publishing games such as <i>Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward</i>, is developing the title in partnership with Black Tower. The game stars Magus, …