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How Amazon, Facebook May Crush the TV Networks | Investopedia

Once the domain of TV networks, the lucrative empire of sports television is on the cusp of an invasion by content-hungry Internet giants Amazon.com …

US test fires ballistic missile from California coastal base

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — An unarmed missile capable of sending a nuclear bomb across the world was launched Wednesday from a coastal …

86 Books Barack Obama Recommended During His Presidency

The entries were pulled from places like Obama’s summer reading lists, his childhood favorites, and recommendations made for his daughter, Malia. …

Books

A NES Emulator Just Got Certified for the Xbox One

Well, this is a turn-up for the books: Microsoft has certified a NES emulator for the Xbox One. If you have the app installed you can load up a USB …

Retrogaming

Carl Icahn is done with Netflix

Icahn announced the move on Twitter on Wednesday, saying Apple is the new Netflix.<p>"Sold the last of our [Netflix] today," Icahn tweeted. "Believed [Apple] currently represents same opportunity we stated [Netflix] offered several years ago."<p>Icahn bought Netflix back in fall 2012 with the average …

Carl Icahn

PSN Down: Sony Confirms Both PS4 And PS3 Still Having Problems

<b>Update:</b> Sony lists all services as up and running.<p>It seemed like we were in the clear after Sony’s PSN suffered a several-hours-long outage Friday night, but the service is apparently still having intermittent problems. Thecompany currently lists problems with sign-in and account management, saying …

Microsoft is giving away free games, movies and more for Xbox One's first birthday

Some Xbox One early adopters are going to get a bunch of free goodies from Microsoft as the console celebrates its first anniversary this weekend. Microsoft is giving away free movies, themes, games and consoles to its more dedicated fans.<p>To celebrate the Xbox One's birthday on Nov. 22, Microsoft …

The lazy Destiny player's guide to getting the best gear in the least time

The hardcore <i>Destiny</i> community has discovered one of the best games of the year in the endgame, but the path to the best gear and equipment can be hard to understand without a good amount of study.<p>If you're interested in playing for the good stuff, without wasting much of your time, this guide will …

Destiny sales hit $325m in five days, says Activision

Epic space shooter Destiny has grossed more than $325m in five days, claims publisher Activision. The figure, which includes Chart-Track stats, retail customer sell-through information and Activision Blizzard internal estimates, puts it among some of the most successful video game launches in …

WWE 2K15 delays PS4, Xbox One release until Nov. 18

The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of <i>WWE 2K15</i> have been delayed three weeks and will now launch on Nov. 18, 2K Sports said in a statement released this morning. The game's Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 launch is unchanged from the original Oct. 28 date.<p>"The additional development time enables our …

Microsoft Calls Foul After Google Yanks YouTube Access In New Windows Phone App

This morning Google admitted that it had yanked access to YouTube from Microsoft’s brand-new Windows Phone application. This came fewer than 50 hours after the launch of the application. Windows Phone users were predictably disappointed.<p>What happened? In the intervening hours I’ve learned enough to …

Vegetable Growing Guide

<b>Days to Harvest:</b> A newly planted asparagus patch should not be harvested for its first year -- it needs this time to become established in the garden. The second year, you can harvest selectively over a two-week period. The third year, harvest over four weeks. The fourth year and beyond, you may …

Desperate For More Attention, HTC Is About To Hire Robert Downey Jr. For A $12 Million Ad Campaign

Bloomberg says Downey will be featured in the new campaign as himself and not as the characters he plays in movies like Iron Man and Sherlock Holmes.<p>HTC has been struggling recently to gain smartphone users despite releasing its well-reviewed flagship phone, the One, this spring. It recently lost a …

Robert Downey Jr.

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