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Sony apologizes for weekend GTA V leak

Over the weekend, a digital file of the yet-to-be-released Grand Theft Auto V was made available via the Europe PlayStation Store to people who had …

Grand Theft Auto

The 25 Best Websites for Music Lovers – Page 3

It describes itself, perhaps with a hint of wry self-referentialism, as a “buzzblog,” and Tumblr-based Disco Naïveté has certainly been a fine place …

New Music

Eleven New Ways to Make a Night of It

Where to drink, dance, play shuffleboard, and more this fall.<p><b>Antique Waterfront Haunt</b> <i><br>Grand Ferry</i><br>This new cocktail-forward Williams­burg-waterfront …

Quitting Your Job For Fantasy Football

You may just call it late summer; for many die-hard sports fans, it's called fantasy football drafting season.<p>Fantasy sports is a huge business, with an estimated 36 million people in the U.S. and Canada picking teams and talkin' trash, according to the Fantasy Sports Trade Association.<p>And now we …

Wine Has Sommeliers. Now, Beer Has Cicerones

If you've been to a fancy restaurant, you've probably seen a sommelier — those wine experts who make sure you get the best possible match for your meal. But what if you don't want a chardonnay or pinot? What if you want a nice cold beer?<p>A new program is working to bring this same level of knowledge …

Summer Transfer Gossip: Gareth Bale, Hulk, Victor Moses, Juan Mata

The last full week of the summer transfer window begins with the same old storylines dominating the agenda—specifically, Gareth Bale's move to Real Madrid and Wayne Rooney's continued flirtation with Chelsea.<p>But concrete movement in that first saga means that the market is beginning to hot up …

Xbox One vs PS4: All you need to know

Ahead of their release later this year, see how the launch titles, bundles and hardware for the Xbox One and PS4 compare.<p>Techradar takes a look at the latest information on the Playstation 4 and XBox One following the Gamescom gaming convention, including launch titles and bundles.<p>From the design …

BEYOND 2013: What Will Apple Make Next?

We already have a pretty good idea of what's coming from Apple this fall: A new iPhone 5S, a plastic "cheap" iPhone, and a few new iPads.<p>But what about next year and beyond? Well, there's still a lot of talk about a computerized wristwatch and a larger iPhone. And it looks like 2014 will be the …

iPhone

Elon Musk just started building a real 'Iron Man' laboratory

The SpaceX founder plans to unveil gesture-based system next week<p>SpaceX and Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk has often been compared to a real life version of Tony Stark, aka Iron Man. Director Jon Favreau has openly said that Musk inspired his depiction of Stark in the first <i>Iron Man</i> film, and both …

Dispatch From The Future: Uber To Purchase 2,500 Driverless Cars From Google

<b>July 25, 2023</b> — As part of its second-quarter earnings announcement today, local transportation and delivery giant Uber announced its biggest bet on autonomous vehicles yet, saying it would purchase 2,500 driverless cars from Google. In addition, the two companies have agreed to a deal in which …

Why Yahoo and Apple Want Foursquare’s Data

Foursquare is often lauded for its powerful location data. But why is it seemingly so valuable to companies like Yahoo and Apple?<p>This week, BuzzFeed reported that Yahoo was in talks with Foursquare about a possible data-sharing deal. The news comes just months after Apple senior VP Eddy Cue was …

10 Tech Things You Need To Know This Morning

Steve Ballmer's sudden departure from Microsoft was "neither planned nor as smooth as portrayed."<p>The choice facing Ballmer's successor is: double-down on Windows and Office, or keep spending (burning) cash trying to develop new lines of business.<p>Paul Krugman says the teachings of a 14th-century …

Selling

The News vs. The Newsroom: Can One Report Bring a Network 'to Its Knees'?

Comparing the HBO series' depictions of the investigative reports on "Operation Genoa" and the attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi to what really happened<p>How does <i>The Newsroom</i>'s version of news events from last year fit in with the way those events really unfolded in the media? Not always …

Report: Lamar Odom Missing for Three Days

7 Things Your Body Language Is Telling Your Boss

This story originally appeared on CNBC<p>Thinking about wearing that red tie to a meeting with the managing director today? You might want to think again.<p>Body language and nonverbal communication can have a big impact on your professional life and can ultimately make or break a deal, business …

Body Language

There's A Major Shift From TV To Digital Video Ad Spending

Bad news for the TV industry.<p>After polling 5,000 advertising executives attending the Interactive Advertising Bureau's Digital Content NewFronts, the IAB found that 75% of U.S. senior executives plan to shift their budgeting from television to digital video ads.<p>IAB Digital Content NewFronts 2013 …

This is the REAL reason to turn off your electronic devices during takeoff and landing

IF YOU’VE EVER wondered why you need to turn off your electronic devices on takeoff and landing — and don’t buy the interference excuse — maybe …

Electronics

"Dueling journalism and profit motives": ESPN's ombudsman tackles the Frontline situat

13<p>Go to permalink<p><b>"Dueling journalism and profit motives"</b>: ESPN's ombudsman tackles the <i>Frontline</i> situation.

5 Steps To Unleash The Power Of Your People

Let’s be honest. A lot of people are unhappy at their jobs. They feel unfulfilled, unappreciated, stifled and just plain bored. And their performance reflects it.<p>Many of us have been there at some point in our work lives: crummy boss, lame culture (think logo mugs and posters riddled with “upbeat” …

'Divergent' Trailer: Is This the Next YA Sensation? – /Film

It’s all well and good for studios to try and make the next <i>Hunger Games</i>. But as the disappointing box office tally for this weekend’s <i>The Mortal</i> …

Movies

App Aims to Seriously Spice Up Your Sex Life

A new online dating app is looking to cut the talk and get you between the sheets. But it may be too forward for most tastes.<p>Pure is a …

40 Biggest Storylines Headed into 2013 College Football Season

From Johnny Manziel to conference realignment, college football has had its fair share of excellent storylines all offseason long. But, what will be the biggest storylines during the 2013 season?<p>The Manziel saga is likely to continue and conference realignment also does not appear to be over. What …

Destiny and PS4 top Gamescom Awards 2013, attendance hits 340,000

The Gamescom 2013 winners were announced today, crowning the PlayStation 4 with Best Hardware of show, giving <i>Destiny</i> the most game awards — including "Best of Gamescom" — and pinning <i>Titanfall</i>, <i>Mario Kart 8</i> and The Elder Scrolls Online with two awards each.<p>Bungie's upcoming cross-platform sci-fi …

Erase Yourself From the Internet With JustDelete.me

Deleting yourself from the Internet is hard work. First, you have to decide where exactly you want to disappear — from social media sites to retailer …

Steve Ballmer Made $769 Million Today Just By Quitting

Here’s an interesting factoid from all the Steve Ballmer hoopla from today: The outgoing Microsoft CEO, who plans to vacate his post in the next 12 months, made $769 million just by quitting.<p>Between yesterday’s market close and this morning, when the news went public, Microsoft’s share price rose …