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Sony Doesn't Plan to Make a Switch Competitor

Sony Interactive Entertainment president, Andrew House sees the handheld market as "limited" in the age of the smartphone, and has all but dismissed …

Sony Interactive Entertainment

Twitter Rolling Out 280-Character Tweets to Some Users

100% more dril, hopefully.<p>One of Twitter's unique features is its 140-character limit. When the site was first picking up speed all those years ago, …

Blade Runner 2049

FCC chief tells Apple to turn on iPhone's FM radio chip

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has a message for Apple CEO Tim Cook: "Flip the switch" and turn on FM radios embedded in iPhones.<p>In the wake of three major hurricanes that have wiped out communications for millions of people over the past month, Pai issued a statement Thursday …

Hurricane Maria

Boeing offers a $2 million prize for a working jetpack

It’s partnering with other aviation companies to start a two-year competition.<p>It's 2017, and as the refrain goes, where are the flying cars? Boeing is more interested in "personal flying devices" -- aka, jetpacks or flying taxis -- and is partnering with new organization GoFly to post a $2 million …

Aviation

The NBA’s big eSports push begins in May 2018

NBA 2K League Managing Director Brendan Donohue shares details about how the first season is taking shape.<p>The line between eSports and traditional sports is blurring, and organizations like the National Basketball Association are looking to stay ahead of the curve. Seventeen teams from the NBA will …

Basketball

AMC will install room-scale VR in theaters by 2019

The movie chain made a $10 million investment in Dreamscape Immersive.<p>Movie theater chain AMC is committing to virtual reality in a big way. The company has announced a $10 million investment (as part of a $20 million investment round) in Dreamscape Immersive, a VR storytelling studio with a focus …

Steven Spielberg

DirecTV offers NFL Sunday Ticket refunds following player protests

The official policy isn’t clear, but some subscribers have received refunds.<p>Once you subscribe to DirecTV's NFL Sunday Ticket package, usually you're locked in. According to their support site, no cancellations are allowed once the regular football season starts. But in an unprecedented move, <i>The</i> …

Wall Street

New 7,541-Piece Millennium Falcon LEGO Set Is the Biggest & Most Expensive Ever

For the serious hobbyist.<p>The single largest LEGO set to ever be produced has been unveiled, and it’s based on one of the most iconic vehicles to hit …

Rae Sremmurd Debuts Interior Art From Their Upcoming Comic Book

The rap duo teams up with the paranormal superhero Shadowman.<p>Independent comic book publisher Valiant has teamed together with Mississippi-based rap …

Gucci Mane Mirror, Mirror On the $1,000 Invite

<b>Gucci Mane</b>'s wedding invite glistens like one of his old grills, and it also put a $50,000 dent in his wedding budget!<p>Guwop opted for his real name,</b> …

What Is DACA? Here's What You Need to Know About the Program Trump Is Ending

Latino<p>The Trump administration plans to "wind down" the government program that protects young undocumented immigrants from deportation, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Tuesday.<p>The end of the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals, or DACA, initiative is sure to be intensely debated across the …

Immigration

Not all fans are onboard with new 'Magic School Bus' trailer

Ms. Frizzle is back on the bus -- but not all her fans are ready to go back to school.<p>The classic 1990s educational cartoon "Magic School Bus" is getting a Netflix reboot, with Kate McKinnon voicing the zany schoolbus driver (originally played by Lily Tomlin) who takes her kids on magical science …

Disney Is Pulling Marvel & 'Star Wars' Films From Netflix

If you want them at the ready once again, get ready to open your wallet.<p>The days of a single convenient streaming platform are all but over as Disney …

The New Powerpuff Girl Will be Black

It came as a surprise to longtime fans of Cartoon Network’s <i>The Powerpuff Girls</i> when it was announced that there would be a new fourth member of the …

The latest 'South Park' game is hardest if you choose a black character

And will retcon the previous game's story if you choose to play as a non-male kid.<p><i>South Park</i> writers Trey Parker and Matt Stone haven't ever really shied away from social commentary (president Donald Trump notwithstanding) and that doesn't look like it's changing with the upcoming <i>South Park: The</i> …

South Park

Massive Equifax Data Breach Could Affect Half of the U.S. Population

Security<p>A massive cyber security incident at Equifax — one of the largest credit reporting agencies in the United States — may have exposed private information belonging to 143 million people — nearly half of the U.S. population.<p>The breach, which was discovered July 29, includes sensitive …