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11 Numbers to Explain Obamacare on its Fifth Anniversary

The Affordable Care Act turned five years old Saturday, but that’s not the most important number you need to know about President Obama’s …

US, Iran cite progress in nuke talks, though deal is unclear

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — With 10 days to a nuclear deal deadline, top U.S and Iranian officials spoke Saturday of substantial headway, and Iran's …

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How To Buy A PS4 For $225

Retailer GameStop has announced a new trade-in promotion where you can get a new PlayStation 4 for only $225.<p>Here's how it works. Shoppers who trade in a PlayStation 3 (120 GB or greater) or an Xbox 360 (250 GB of greater) toward the purchase of a new PS4 will receive $175 in store credit. That …

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Walking Dead creator: New TV show isn't a prequel, isn't in comic universe either

While the still unnamed <i>Walking Dead</i> companion TV series set in Los Angeles kicks off before the events of the main show, it isn't a prequel and will eventually catch up with the AMC original, Robert Kirkman told me in an on-stage interview at SXSW.<p>"We have revealed that the time line is going to be …

3 big questions remain as net neutrality heads to the end game

The FCC has scheduled a February 26 vote on net neutrality, touching off a final flurry of debate over how the agency should oversee the internet. …

Sony Is Altering ‘The Interview’ To Avoid Offending North Korea

Up until now, we’ve all had a good laugh with North Korea and how angry they’ve been ever since they heard about <i>The Interview</i>, the Seth Rogen/James Franco movie where their characters are sent to assassinate North Korea’s chubby lil despot. Anything that angers North Korea enough for them to put …

Soccer-golf hybrid sport gaining foothold in US

SALEM TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Kurt Tyszkiewicz and his wife enjoy golf, and their daughters are soccer players.<p>On a recent weekday, the Detroit-area …

Tiny Wireless Earbuds Could Be Damn Near Invisible When In Use

Two tiny, cylindrical earbuds that could be great–if you don’t lose them.<p>Earin, currently attracting tons of money on Kickstarter, is a tiny wireless earbud product that’s a bit different from anything currently on the market–and by doing things so differently, it might be the first pair of …

Six Flags Unveils Tallest, Fastest and Steepest Wooden Roller Coaster

After much anticipation from thrill seekers and coaster enthusiasts, Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, Illinois has finally unveiled its newest …

iFixit: OnePlus One equals five for repairability

Like the proverbial internet pony of lore, you may want the OnePlus One smartphone's highly desirable specs and cheap $300 price, but you can't have it -- yet. Somehow the iFixit screwdriver brigade got one though, and recently disemboweled it for your pleasure (see the video below). Sure enough, …

Jameis Winston, Florida State Involved in Bench-Clearing Brawl vs. Florida

Benches cleared during Tuesday night's college baseball game between Florida and Florida State in Jacksonville and the biggest star on the diamond found himself in the middle of the brawl.<p>Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston must have felt like he was back on the gridiron in late November when he …

Kentucky law could let kids swap foreign language classes for coding lessons

Join us on<p>Newsletter<p>Subscribe to our newsletter for a daily roundup of what's happening in tech delivered straight to your inbox.<p>Concerned that not enough is being done to help kids with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) subjects? Kentucky's Senate has just passed a bill that would …

Galaxy S5 specs purportedly confirmed: “2K” display, 16MP camera, metal and plastic versions

Never one to do things small, Samsung looks like it is really planning to push the envelope with the Galaxy S5. SamMobile claims to have information …

Ripoff nation: How Verizon and AT&T stacked the deck against cellphone users

Heads they win. Tails you lose<p>Lynn Stuart Parramore<p>January 10, 2014 2:24pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>If you live in America, there’s a good chance you’ve not been overjoyed by your wireless plan. Simply by using a device essential to your daily life, you have been screwed. …

20 of the Best Productivity Apps of 2013

2013 was a great year for productivity. The email problem hasn’t been completely solved, but apps like Mailbox and Dispatch have taken away much of the pain of the task. Meanwhile, we have plenty of choices for calendar and to-do apps that are well-designed, useful and fast.<p>Here are 20 of our …

Unlocking the Potential for Big Data in 2014

<i>Martina King is the CEO of Featurespace where she is responsible for the strategic direction and corporate vision at the company.</i><p>A popular internet meme goes something like this: ‘It’s 2013: where’s my flying car?’ The question, asked on t-shirts and coffee mugs around the world, debated on …

Tom Brady was left hanging by Patriots teammates -- again

For the third time this season, nobody would celebrate with Tom Brady.<p>Just because Tom Brady and the Patriots beat the Ravens and, in the process, …

The 19 Worst NFL Plays Of 2013

Not exactly how they drew 'em up.

Tom Brady vs. Peyton Manning Through the Years

The appropriate stage is set for Tom Brady vs. Peyton Manning Part 15—the AFC Championship game.<p>Brady holds a 10-4 lead over his iconic contemporary, but the host Denver Broncos are the unquestioned favorites.<p>The New England Patriots beat Manning's Broncos in a classic comeback 34-31 in Week 12 of …

Xbox One teardown reveals it’s even more like a PC than the PlayStation 4

Both the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 are basically powerful PCs in game-console clothing.<p>But in the Xbox One’s case, this is even more so, according to a teardown by the venerable repair geeks at iFixit.<p>The Xbox One’s enormous and boxy case actually makes it seem like you’re shoving a computer …

PlayStation 4 vs. Xbox One: The winner is …

<i>This is part of our ongoing series about games and trends of the upcoming next generation.</i><p>I’ve spent a good amount of time with both next-generation game consoles now, and I decided that I’m not happy with them. Not literally, mind you — I’m complaining in a way befitting of a #firstworldproblems …

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Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

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PlayStation 4 teardown: Yup, it’s pretty much a PC (and it’s easy to repair)

<i>This is part of our ongoing series about games and trends of the upcoming next generation.</i><p>Good news, PlayStation 4 fans: If something goes wrong with your shiny new console, chances are good that you may actually be able to repair it yourself.<p>To celebrate launch of Sony’s newest home video game …

Sony PlayStation 4 review

Seven years is a technological eternity. Yet the PlayStation 3 has sold well for that long, ever since DJ Fatman Scoop and Ludacris hosted its blowout launch event in New York City in 2006. At launch, the PlayStation 3 was big, heavy, and expensive — it took nearly two revisions and almost a dozen …

A Rob Gronkowski Rap Music Video Has Been Released and It's Gronk-Tastic

Hold onto your jocks, Gronk Nation. Your anthem has arrived.<p>Hot off of the gangster griddle is “GameTime (Gronkowski),” a new rap track by UNO.<p>Spotted by GronkNation.com, the song features a music video showing America’s favorite wild man/tight end doing all of the things that he does so well.<p>The …

Pat McAfee cannot be stopped

Now you know why the Colts used the franchise tag on their punter.<p>Pat McAfee's leg is made of guts and his guts are made of indestructible, non-toxic material ... okay, it was just a really impressive feat of punting. It's bobbled, he scrambles like Andrew Luck with the ball in his hand and finally …

Josh Gordon Has a Camouflage Porsche, Doesn't Want Attention

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon has a camouflage Porsche with bright orange rims—but he tries to keep it on the low.<p>"It definitely draws attention, but there’s only certain days I bring it out,” Gordon told ESPN. "I drive another car less attractive looking. It really doesn’t bother me. …

'Batman: Arkham Origins' - Do Games Need To 'Push The Series Forward' In Order To Be Great?

Discussing the reception to <i>Batman: Arkham Origins</i> earlier, I couldn’t help but notice a recurring theme:<p>The game, many critics believe, simply doesn’t—in the words of Carolyn Petit—”push the series forward” enough to be considered particularly good.<p>It’s all too predictable. What it needs is a shiny …

'GTA Online' Delays Stimulus, Announces First Content Pack

Players who were hoping to find a boatload of cash in their GTA Online bank accounts are going to have to wait a little longer for the funds transfer it seems. Rockstar just came out with a series of announcements regarding Grand Theft Auto Online, and a stimulus package delay is one of them.<p>The …