Nintendo Slammed by Weak Wii U Sales – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalGiving few hints ahead of a closely watched business strategy briefing on Thursday, President Satoru Iwata conceded that the company needs to rebuild the Wii U business and…

Naoki Hiroshima’s $50,000 Twitter Username Was Stolen Thanks to PayPal and GoDaddy

Naoki Hiroshima, a San Francisco-based computer software engineer with Lark Technologies, wrote a shocking blog post called “My $50,000 Twitter Username Was Stolen Thanks to PayPal and GoDaddy,” over at…

Tom Sherak, Former Academy (AMPAS) President, Dies At 68

Tom Sherak, the former President of The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences (AMPAS), died today after a reported bout with prostate cancer. The following is a statement from…

Google Glass Ads Prescription Frames, Insurance Coverage: Inching Towards … – Latin Post

Latin PostIt’s been a year in the making, but the next phase of Google Glass is about to hit: Google announced its new face-wearable computing devices, Glass, will be compatible…

Check out Steve Jobs demo the Mac for the first time in 1984 (video) – VentureBeat

VentureBeatIt’s been about three decades since Apple first rolled out its Macintosh personal computers to retail shelves. And to celebrate, members of the Boston Computer Society managed to dig up…

Woodland leads, Woods out at Torrey Pines – Columbia Daily Tribune

Columbia Daily TribuneSAN DIEGO (AP) — Gary Woodland didn’t have to overpower the par 5s to take the lead at Torrey Pines. Woodland found his five birdies elsewhere yesterday on…

Golf: Jordan Spieth sizzles at Torrey Pines – NorthJersey.com

NorthJersey.comWyckoff’s Morgan Hoffmann fired a 66 to move to 6-under, four shots off the pace at the Farmers Insurance Open. SAN DIEGO — Jordan Spieth turned out to be the…

Uber poaching tactic backfires, gives attention to New York rival – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesA recent effort by Uber to poach drivers from a rival ride-sharing service in New York has backfired, giving media attention to the lesser known service and making…

After 10 years on Mars, rover Opportunity makes big water find – Computerworld

ComputerworldComputerworld – After 10 years on Mars, NASA’s rover Opportunity has discovered evidence of an ancient wet and mild environment that is much older than previously thought. The discover is…

Davos 2014: What does ‘Reshaping the world’ theme mean? – BBC News

BBC NewsThe theme of this year’s World Economic Forum is ‘Reshaping the world’ – but what does it actually mean? International Monetary Fund deputy managing director Zhu Min told BBC…

UPDATE 1-Ford teams with Stanford, MIT to research automated driving – Reuters

ReutersBy Elvina Nawaguna. WASHINGTON Jan 22 (Reuters) – Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it is joining with two top U.S. universities to launch research into automated driving technology. The…

Katy Perry: I prayed for a big chest, won Wisconsin for Obama – Fox News

Fox NewsPraying for a big chest, believing in aliens and winning Wisconsin for Obama—where do we begin? Katy Perry really opened up to GQ, giving the magazine plenty of interesting…

Are you a Social Media Leech or Philanthropist? – Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Are you a Social Media Leech or Philanthropist?Rochester Democrat and ChronicleIf you agreed with ANY of the above, you’re probably a Social Media Leech, someone who doesn’t understand the concept…

Assad: Quitting not up for debate – BBC News

BBC NewsSyrian President Bashar al-Assad has said he has no intention of quitting, and the issue is not up for discussion at next week’s peace talks. “If we wanted to…

Pinewood Studios Atlanta, Fayetteville, GA Makes First Political Error

Pinewood Studios Atlanta Fayetteville, Georgia – the near-300-acre movie studio complex slated to open this month as production of MARVEL’s Ant-Man with Michael Douglas and Paul Rudd gets underway –…

Bieber’s handlers wanted thugs out of mansion – Vancouver Sun

Vancouver SunJustin Bieber’s handlers have long feared the singer’s posse was a public relations powder keg on the verge of exploding, and on Tuesday, it happened. Police raided the 19-yearold’s…

Early Tallies Show Revised Charter Passing in Egypt – New York Times

New York TimesA judge in Cairo counted ballots Wednesday in a referendum seen as giving electoral legitimacy to the military takeover. Tara Todras-Whitehill for The New York Times. CAIRO —…

Serena Williams easily advances to third round – Washington Post

Washington PostFellow Americans Sam Querrey, Lauren Davis and Alison Riske also won their second round matches. Serena Williams plays a backhand in her second round match against Vesna Dolonc of…

Five trends from CES 2014 – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe massive International CES show hosts the cutting edge in technology, giving consumers a glimpse of our digital futures. Here’s a look at the five trends to watch in…

Make it beautiful: how the fashion industry is giving tech… – The Verge

Make it beautiful: how the fashion industry is giving tech…The VergeFor the fashion-conscious, wearable gadgets are currently not wearable. But at CES 2014, fashion moguls and global tech authorities are…

Corey Perry clutch again, lifts Ducks past Canucks in OT – USA TODAY

USA TODAYANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Corey Perry scored his league-leading eighth game-winning goal of the season with 1.3 seconds on the clock in overtime, giving the Anaheim Ducks a come-from-behind…

Nets get past Cavaliers for second straight win – ESPN

ESPNNEW YORK — Giving up a big run no longer means giving up for the Brooklyn Nets. The team that not long ago was accused by its coach of accepting…

USA TODAY’s top 10 video games of 2013 – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWith Microsoft’s Xbox One and Sony’s PlayStation 4 now available, 2013 was about giving their predecessors the proper sendoff. The PS3 and Xbox 360 finished strong in 2013, playing…

BlackBerry CEO Outlines ‘The Way Forward’ – PC Magazine

PC MagazineLife for BlackBerry has been a struggle, but the Canadian phone maker isn’t giving up just yet, as evidenced by CEO John Chen’s CNBC commentary outlining “the way forward.”…

Packers activate receiver Randall Cobb for showdown with Bears – USA TODAY

USA TODAYQuarterback Aaron Rodgers may not be the only key offensive player the Green Bay Packers get back Sunday. The team activated receiver Randall Cobb from short-term injured reserve Saturday,…

YouTube Content ID Arguments Ignore Fair Use Law

I just read the blog post of a man named Simon Linder. Mr. Linder was sharing his take on the YouTube Content ID Controversy. The YouTube Content ID Controversy is…

Defiant Greenpeace activists return from Russia – Helena Independent Record

Helena Independent RecordGreenpeace activists released following an amnesty over their eye-catching protest in the Russian Arctic say they aren’t giving up the fight. As members of the 30-strong Greenpeace crew…

Britney Spears in Las Vegas: Fantasy setlist – which songs do you want? – Digital Spy

Digital SpyWe’re big Britney Spears fans here at Digital Spy, and with Britney taking to the stage in Las Vegas tomorrow (December 27), we’ve been giving some thought to the…

Oakland News: Mayor Quan’s Woodminster Wheelchair Problem In “White v. Oakland”

In this Oakland News, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan doesn’t know this until now, but as of this writing she’s about to be deposed in a lawsuit where the person who…

Amazon Offers Freebies and Discounts for the Last Time this Year – Morning Ledger

Morning LedgerAmazon Offers Freebies and Discounts You may think that it could already be too late to look for and buy that perfect gift for yourself, your friends, and your…

Raiders coach calls NFL agent’s conspiracy theory the ‘stupidest thing’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYRaiders head coach Dennis Allen is giving Terrelle Pryor the start in Week 17. It’s a move Pryor’s agent has called ‘ridiculous’, claiming Allen is setting Pryor up for…

Amazon Giving Away Over $40 In Free Apps For Christmas [Today Only] – Android Police

Android PoliceAmazon definitely knows how to get into the Christmas spirit. To celebrate the world’s biggest gift-giving holiday, the Appstore is giving away over $40 in paid apps for free.…

NORAD Santa Tracker 2013

The NORAD Santa Tracker is back for 2013! And as of this writing, the NORAD Santa Tracker shows Santa’s early trips around the World. As of this writing, Santa is…

Blackhawks crush Devils 5-2 ahead of Christmas break – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneThe Blackhawks weren’t in the spirit of giving in their final game before a three-day Christmas break. To their opponent, that is as they gift-wrapped a 5-2 victory over…

T-Mobile’s GoSmart Offers Free Facebook to All – PC Magazine

PC MagazineT-Mobile this year is giving the gift of free Facebook access to all GoSmart Mobile prepaid wireless customers. Even those users without monthly data service can now keep up…