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While the FCC gets ready to vote on its new plan for net neutrality next month, a couple of Republicans in Congress are already showing off their own plan. Senator Jon Thune (R, SD) and Representative Fred Upton (R, MI) published an op-ed today outlining a proposal that they claim protects interne...

January 15th 2015 at 7:14pm 0 Comments
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Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin has called the cancellation of Sony's The Interview "a stunning display of cowardice," and says he'd be glad to show it in his own theater, the Jean Cocteau Cinema in New Mexico. Like other celebrities (including George Clooney), the Game of Thrones author...

December 19th 2014 at 9:32am 0 Comments
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Threats posted by the people behind the unprecedented hacking of Sony Pictures appear to have had the desired effect. The Wall Street Journal and The Hollywood Reporter both state, based on anonymous sources, that the largest movie chains will not debut the movie next week. Carmike Cinemas said th...

December 17th 2014 at 2:47pm 0 Comments
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Not ready to splurge $300+ on a smartwatch that you'd actually wear to a business meeting? The $200 ASUS ZenWatch might be just for you -- as long as you don't mind its humdrum battery life and slightly erratic heart rate monitor. Head down to the gallery below for our review of the super-sleek we...

December 11th 2014 at 6:12pm 0 Comments
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As a whole, Sony isn't a stranger to being hacked, but the most recent effort targeted its movie division -- not PlayStation. Computers in Sony Pictures offices have been compromised, as Deadline, The Hollywood Reporter and Variety report. Studio-wide, computers were breached by a group named "#GO...

November 24th 2014 at 10:04pm 0 Comments
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The recently revealed Tax Reform Act of 2014 by House Republicans has caught the attention of some folks in these here parts for preventing makers of violent video games from qualifying for tax credits. The Washington Examiner correctly points out that in the bill's executive summary (a fancy ter...

February 27th 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments