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BitTorrent: the comic book shop of the future?

The file-sharing firm best known for making piracy possible is now doing deals not only with film and TV companies but with graphic novel publishers too<p>BitTorrent is a much-cited and much-maligned format. Most people associate it with piracy, because, to be completely honest, that is mostly what it …

Graphic Novels

Your Google Wallet funds are now insured

The money in your bank account is typically covered by federal insurance, but your internet payment services typically aren't. If PayPal or Venmo went belly-up, you'd probably lose your existing balance. That won't be a problem if you're using Google Wallet, though. Google is now holding your …

The single-person social network is a strangely beautiful thing

Social apps are sometimes more useful without friends<p>I’m the kid who never learned how to play with other kids. My cousins lived in the big city, and the majority of my schoolmates were in another town, so I ended up developing single-player versions of most board games. All it took was a little …

EBay Users Still at Risk After Cyberattack, Even If They Change Passwords

When eBay admitted Wednesday that it had been the victim of a cyberattack, the company asked all of its 145 million active users to change their …

Phantom Cyber Lands $2.7M Seed Round To Automate Cybersecurity

Phantom Cyber, a cybersecurity startup with an ambitious idea, announced a $2.7M seed round with backing from some of the biggest names in computer security.<p>Investors include John W. Thompson, former CEO of Symantec, Thomas E. Noonan, former CEO of Internet Security Systems (ISS) and John C. …

The Week in Spandex - Avengers: Age of Ultron, Spider-Man, Daredevil, The Fantastic Four, X-Men, Batman v Superman, Aquaman, Suicide Squad, Supergirl and more

<i>In this edition of The Week in Spandex, we look at Avengers: Age of Ultron, Spider-Man, Doctor Strange, Ant-Man, Daredevil, Agent Carter, Agents of</i> …

Marvel Universe

This May Be The Live-Action He-Man Movie's Badass Battle Cat

Details on the live-action <i>Masters of the Universe</i> movie have been scarce to say the least, but the Senior VP of Production at Sony/Columbia Pictures, …

Batman Gets His Revenge In This Alternate Version To The Epic ‘Batman vs Darth Vader’ Battle

Recently, another fan film hit the web that blew everyone away. No, this isn’t about the <i>Power/Rangers</i> short that caused a legal uproar across Hollywood. Rather, this is about the Batman vs Darth Vader fight that dropped back in November. That version shows Darth Vader gaining the final upper hand …

Jeremy Renner’s Hawkeye Confirmed For ‘Captain America: Civil War’

<i>Captain America: Civil War</i> starts filming in Atlanta, Georgia, next month according to a revealing casting call, and now we know whether or not Hawkeye will make it to the party. (“You know what an argument between Captain America and Iron Man really needs? A guy who’s good at archery,” said …

First look at Ryan Reynolds in Deadpool costume, synopsis and logo revealed

There’s no easy way to say this… I’m pregnant Trevor.<p>With that, Ryan Reynold’s authentic take on the ‘Merc with a Mouth’ was shown to the world in …

The Team For ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ May Have Just Leaked

One thing is abundantly clear about <i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i>: The team’s not going to be in good shape by the finale. Tony Stark ends the movie convinced superheroes should register, Cap is about to go rogue, and Whedon’s gotta Whedon so somebody’s probably winding up dead, or as dead as superheroes …

Ernie Hudson wanted for King TChalla in Black Panther

Even though Marvel’s <i>Black Panther</i> movie was pushed back from November 2017 to summer 2018, the studio is steamrolling ahead with casting. With …

Olivia Wilde and Garrett Hedlund return for Tron 3

Olivia Wilde and Garrett Hedlund will both be reprising their roles from <b>Tron: Legacy</b> in <b>Tron 3</b>, according to The Hollywood Reporter.<p>The 2010 sequel …

Kevin Feige talks Spider-Man, confirms Peter Parker will be at high school

Back in February came the huge news that Sony and Marvel had reached a deal to share Spider-Man between the Marvel Cinematic Universe and a new, …

Behold The Vision in new Avengers: Age of Ultron character poster

After releasing the first official image of The Vision last night [see here], Marvel Studios has now debuted a brand new <b>Avengers: Age of Ultron</b> …

20+ Powerful Street Art Pieces That Tell The Uncomfortable Truth

As the world moves to cities, so does art. And just as art can inspire political action and resistance, so too do the walls of the city become …

Hundreds of migrants feared dead in Mediterranean sinking

Up to 700 feared to have drowned after a fishing boat packed with people trying to reach Europe capsized off Libya, in one of the worst disasters seen in the Mediterranean migrant crisis<p>As many as 700 people are feared to have drowned after a boat carrying migrants capsized off the <b>Libyan</b> coast on …

Fans go crazy over Kanye West's surprise mini concert at Coachella

INDIO, California — As some Coachella attendees made their way toward the exit to beat the traffic Saturday night, a familiar voice stopped them in …

This 19th Century Sea Fort Has Been Converted Into a Modern Luxury Hotel

This Victorian-era sea fort used to be No Man’s Land Fort off the coast of Southern England in the<p>This Victorian-era sea fort used to be No Man’s …

Google Wants To Speed Up The Web With Its QUIC Protocol

You may have never heard of it, but if you are a Chrome user, chances are you’ve used Google’s QUIC protocol already. As Google disclosed this week, about half of all requests from Chrome to Google’s servers are now served over QUIC.<p>So what’s the big deal here? QUIC is Google’s experimental, …

Matheryn Naovaratpong: 2-Year-Old Frozen Toddler Cryogenically Preserved By Parents

Matheryn Naovaratpong, 2, has been cryogenically frozen by her parents in an attempt to revive her once medical advances permit. The frozen toddler …

McDonald’s franchisees are speaking up, and the company should listen

It’s not just McDonald’s employees who have a beef <b></b>with the burger chain: The company’s franchisees—the people actually running about 90% of the restaurants—aren’t very happy with HQ either, a new survey from Janney Capital Markets found.<p>In the survey, conducted in January and March of this year, …

6 celebrity endorsements that enraged consumers

By<p>Some celebrity product endorsements are such natural fits that we have a hard time envisioning the product without the celebrity’s face smiling …

10 Classic Books That Have Been Banned

The men who declared American Independence in 1776 get their due respect in the history books. But often, many of the men and women who helped earn …

Levi’s® WaterLess™ Products Saved Over 1 Billion Liters of Water

Continually innovative and cutting edge in its offerings, Levi’s has a long history of making denim<p>Continually innovative and cutting edge in its …

Levi's CEO Says You're Washing Your Jeans Too Frequently

This drought is really bad, so stop washing your jeans, okay?<p>Chip Bergh can easily go a year without washing a pair of jeans. Last year, the Levi's CEO told the crowd at Fortune's Brainstorm Green Conference that a pair of jeans goes through thousands of liters of water in its lifecycle, and half …

News | SXSW Conference & Festivals

The internet loves lists, but what makes a good list? The Daily Chord shared lists of indie labels, music podcasts […]<p>By Andy Flynn, 06/15/2018<p>Each …

How Levi's Became a Brand With Staying Power

This story appears in the April 2015 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>In our consumer culture of shiny-new-object syndrome, it is increasingly unlikely that a brand will survive—much less thrive—for more than a few seasons. But for 162 years, Levi Strauss & Co. has done just that. The staying power …

University of California

The Coolest Way To Customize Your Jeans

Whatever the denim trend of the moment is, we're bound to have a pair — or three. Problem is, so does everyone else. But, instead of looking like …

Fashion Weekend: See What Fans Wore to Coachella 2015

From feathers to flags, here’s how California’s fashionable fans beat the desert heat<p>As the unofficial start to Summer Concert Season, Coachella sets …