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Watch George Clooney's Shocked Reaction Upon Hearing About Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's Divorce

Many were surprised and shocked to learn of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt‘s divorce – including their famous friend George Clooney.<p>In fact, Clooney, …

Xbox One is about to get a torrent client

Xbox One users could soon have access to a torrent client compatible with the multimedia gaming console.<p>As announced at Build Developer Conference …

The Oracle v. Google trial is looking bad for Android

In the back-and-forth that is Google versus Oracle, lawyers for both sides are doing their diligence early on, but Oracle’s team may be serving up damage Google can’t recover from.<p>The lawsuit itself regards Android, which is widely used and written in Java, a language created by Sun Microsystems. …

After all these years Shy Guy's face has finally been revealed

Have you ever wondered what was under the Shy Guys' masks from the <i>Super Mario Bros.</i> series? I have. I care more about what these guys look like than …

9 hidden Xbox One features only power users know about

The Xbox One is an incredible gaming console with the capability to do all sorts of cool things, but unless you have your finger on the pulse of the latest Xbox news, you might be missing out on a few of its best features. Here are nine especially great features of the Xbox One that you may not …

FBI plans to use a loophole to keep iPhone hack a secret

The Federal Bureau of Investigation doesn’t plan to reveal its method for unlocking the San Bernardino iPhone, according to the Wall Street Journal.<p>After a congressional hearing, and an 11th hour cancellation from the FBI after finding a third party to unlock it, the world waited in anticipation …

U.S. Congress

Prince autopsy completed, ‘no obvious signs of trauma,’ sheriff says

New details surrounding the circumstances of Prince’s death were released by authorities on Friday, but it could be several days before the iconic musician’s cause of death is determined.<p>Staff members who worked at Prince’s suburban Minnesota complex had been unable to reach him on Thursday …

USDOT

James Franco Says He's 'a Little Gay' as He Discusses His Sexuality In New Interview

James Franco has once again discussed his sexuality in a new interview.<p>Speaking with <i>New York Magazine</i>, the actor describes himself as “a little gay” …

So How Does Analog Film Work Anyway?

Even though it contains some of the most memorable images in human history, how many of us really know how film actually works?<p>Let’s break it down to …

The Oscars

Microsoft To Stop Producing The Xbox 360

Game over.<p>Microsoft is killing the Xbox 360.<p>In a Tuesday blog post, Xbox head Phil Spencer said Microsoft has decided to stop manufacturing the gaming console, which first debuted a decade ago.<p>"While we've had an amazing run, the realities of manufacturing a product over a decade old are starting …

BIG-i robot looks like a trash can but is a lot more helpful

There’s a new robot butler making its way to the world and it understands voice commands, recognizes faces and interacts with your smart devices. It …

Robotics

Facebook and Snapchat are trading blows in a fight for messaging domination and the money that comes with it

In the last month, Facebook bought Masquerade, an app that looks identical to Snapchat's most famous filter feature.<p>Snapchat retaliated by buying Bitstrips, the maker of the popular Bitmojis that went viral and became a business in 2013 thanks to it being a hit on Facebook.<p>This week, Snapchat …

Microsoft says it faces 'difficult' challenges in AI design after chat bot Tay turned into a genocidal racist

Microsoft issued an apology in a blog post on Friday explaining it was "deeply sorry" after its artificially intelligent chat bot turned into a genocidal racist on Twitter.<p>In the blog post, Peter Lee, Microsoft's vice president of research, wrote: "Looking ahead, we face some difficult - and yet …

Microsoft apologizes for its racist chatbot's 'wildly inappropriate and reprehensible words'

In a blog entry on Friday, Microsoft Research head Peter Lee expressed regret for the conduct of its AI chatbot, named Tay, explaining that the bot fell victim to a "coordinated attack by a subset of people."<p>"We are deeply sorry for the unintended offensive and hurtful tweets from Tay, which do not …

Microsoft just launched an artificial intelligence bot for teens that has 'no chill'

But users won't be speaking to a person, they'll be talking to "Tay," Microsoft's new bot that's powered by artificial intelligence.<p>The easiest way to converse with Tay is on Twitter. It's at @tayandyou. All users have to do is tweet at it as if it were a real person and it'll tweet back in a kind …

Sony announces October release for PlayStation virtual reality headset

A major consumer electronics firm has become the first to launch a mass-market virtual reality headset, in what could be the move that takes VR technology into the mainstream.<p>Sony said that its PlayStation VR headset, which works with the PlayStation 4 console, would be launched in October for $399 …

Virtual Reality

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How to Exit a Room Like a Man | The Art of Manliness

You’re at a party. Maybe someone made you go, cornered you at work or school and you couldn’t think of an excuse fast enough to dodge the invitation. …

So Dark Your Brain Hurts: World's New Darkest Material

This is a video about Vantablack (not to be confused with Vanna White, who is 58 and has been flipping letters on Wheel Of Fortune for 33 years and …

Hacking North Korea

It can be hard listening to the stories of people who have escaped from North Korea -- or, to give its official name, the Democratic People's …

Albino Lullaby is definitely one to watch

<i>Albino Lullaby</i> is funny <i>and</i> it's scary, which is a rare thing.<p>Available right now as a demo on Indie Game Stand, it's a first-person walkabout that is part <i>Stanley Parable</i> and part Alfred Hitchcock. During the demo I was pretty creeped out, but at the same time, I was laughing out loud. It's one of …

Tomb Raider

The Gamer Is Dead: Long Live The Gamer

I used to write about politics.<p>There’s a scene filled with vitriol and awfulness. But at least it’s always—or nearly always—pretty easy to tell which side most people are on, even those largely claiming to not take sides.<p>Even so, after enough time spent in those trenches one can easily become …

Guy Builds Adult-Size, Street-Legal Little Tikes Car

British man John Bitmead spent over 1,000 hours and £4,000 (~$6,500) building a street-legal version of a Little Tikes Cozy Coupe car. Why? I'm not …

Kris Wilson on Twitter: "When a friend texts me their new number, for a second, I consider not being their friend so I don't have to make a new contact in my phone."

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Alienware won't "prevent" users from modding Steam Machine

PC manufacturer Alienware has clarified an earlier report that its upcoming Steam Machine cannot be upgraded by users.<p>Owners will <i>not</i> be locked out of …

Things Get Retro With An NES-Style Xbox One Controller

There's something that's just incredibly classy about the NES controller—so it should be no surprise that its color scheme meshes well with an Xbox …

Video Games Could One Day Replace Job Interviews

Forget Google-style brain busters and followup interviews, the best way to vet potential employees may just be through a video game.<p>Some companies -- like Xerox and Shell, for instance -- are considering sorting potential job candidates using a video game to compile and analyze data about …

One of the rarest games in the world just landed on eBay

If you'd seen this ratty-looking NES cartridge at a yard sale, you'd be forgiven for not giving it a second glance. If you'd paid a few bucks to take it home, however, then congratulations: you just won the admiration of every gamer in the world. The 1990 Nintendo World Championship toured the US …