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Balotelli to leave Man City for Milan - if the price is right

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• Milan want Balotelli but £31m price is stumbling block• More talks with Manchester City scheduled for MondayMario Balotelli's turbulent spell at Manchester City seems more likely to fizzle out in a swift January exit than end in fireworks after the Milan vice-president Adriano Galliani confirmed his club's interest in...
Balotelli to leave Man City for Milan - if the price is right

Who's Worried About Big Brother? Not Eric Schmidt!

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Hakuna matata, guys! (Photo: flickr.com/jolieodell) We’re entering a new age of ubiquitous surveillance, when you can’t even embark on a wild night out in Brooklyn without worrying about some Glasshole uploading your embarrassing antics to YouTube. It’s enough to make you wonder whether maybe we ought to worry about what...
Who's Worried About Big Brother? Not Eric Schmidt!

Porn troll, accused of ID theft, says defense lawyer made up client

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Prenda Law, the ethically challenged law firm whose antics have faced growing scrutiny in recent months, just keeps digging its hole deeper. The firm is facing charges that it named a Minnesota man as the CEO of two litigious shell companies without the man's knowledge or permission. A California...
Porn troll, accused of ID theft, says defense lawyer made up client

Samsung Galaxy Mega is official and comes in 6.3- and 5.8-inch sizes

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We knew Samsung was planning more devices, but we didn't expect the arrival of two Galaxy Mega smartphones . The 6.3-inch model has a 'HD display' (we're chasing the precise resolution) alongside a dual-core 1.7GHz processor, Android 4.2 and an 8-megapixel camera. Software features like Air View, Multi Windows,...
Samsung Galaxy Mega is official and comes in 6.3- and 5.8-inch sizes

The Oatmeal’s Matthew Inman Tells FunnyJunk Lawyer to Please Just Chill Already

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Discourse. (Photo: The Oatmeal We’re not going to lie: We’ve enjoyed following every single development of the FunnyJunk/Charles Carreon-versus-Oatmeal/Matthew Inman fustercluck. But at this point, with a lawsuit targeting the National Wildlife Federation and the American Cancer Society, it’s getting a little ridiculous. And if Mr. Carreon digs himself any deeper, he’s going...
The Oatmeal’s Matthew Inman Tells FunnyJunk Lawyer to Please Just Chill Already
PandoList: MIT All-Stars

Professional Boxer Gets Trolled On Twitter, Shows Up At Guy's House

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Sadly, for my purposes at least, internet trolls aren't always as entertaining as the antics of On press Inc. In fact, often times childish and uncreative trolling can produce some really unfortunate results. In particular, I'm recalling the twitter troll whose efforts culminated in a SWAT team and TV...
Professional Boxer Gets Trolled On Twitter, Shows Up At Guy's House

Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

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This week, it turned out that the Righthaven saga was not quite over. The denouement led Arsik Vek to win most insightful comment of the week--and second funniest comment of the week--by summing up the story: So, to make sure I'm getting this right.... 1) Stephens Media decides to...
Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt
Dennis Rodman returns to the court, helps promote Hothead mobile basketball game

Chinese offical says Proview owns iPad trademark in China, court battle continues

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Who knew some funky capitalization could cause so much trouble? Proview -- the purveyor of that 90s-era all-in-one called the iPAD -- hasn't let up in its fight to wrestle the rights to the iPad name from iPad maker Apple. The legal antics started in China, where Proview temporarily...
Chinese offical says Proview owns iPad trademark in China, court battle continues

Sharp AQUOS SH-06D arrives from Japan, we go hands-on (video)

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Sharp's AQUOS SH-06D will most probably never leave the Land of The Rising Sun. That doesn't stop us, however, from lusting after its 4.5-inch. This 720p display also manages 3D, spread across a slinky 10mm frame that houses NTT DoCoMo's recently launched NOTTV streaming broadcast system. The device arrives...
Sharp AQUOS SH-06D arrives from Japan, we go hands-on (video)
Your mom is so social, she’s on Facebook and Pinterest right now

Rich Kids of Instagram: What's not to love?

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The Tumblr feed that exposes some of the louche antics of the young, restless, and loaded has suffered criticism. But why? [Read more]...
Rich Kids of Instagram: What's not to love?

Google I/O: Watch The Live Video Stream Here

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Google’s annual I/O conference in San Francisco kicks off this morning at 9am PT/noon ET and, as usual, the good folks from Mountain View are making a live video stream of the event available for all of you who can’t be there in person. Unlike other years, when Google ran two...
Google I/O: Watch The Live Video Stream Here

Open? Yeah, Sure. Sorry Oracle, You're Still Full Of It

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Bob Evans has a colorful past. He works at Oracle these days as what I would call a king’s blogger except that he isn’t doing very well even with the apparent influence of the king himself. Bob used to write for SAP where he penned his own gems about Oracle....
Open? Yeah, Sure. Sorry Oracle, You're Still Full Of It

Apple Posts Revised Samsung Apology on UK Website, Hides It Below the Fold

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Over the past several months, we've been following the situation with a court case in the United Kingdom in which Apple was ordered to post an acknowledgement on its website and place advertisements in newspapers and magazines acknowledging that Samsung did not infringe upon the protected iPad design with its...
Apple Posts Revised Samsung Apology on UK Website, Hides It Below the Fold

A Field Guide to Animal-Friends Videos on YouTube

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This microsite is like a crystal ball for the 6th-grade girl in all of us. If there is one area where the Internet is a clear improvement over the media ecology it disrupted, it is in the production and dissemination of animal videos. When I was a kid, you had...
A Field Guide to Animal-Friends Videos on YouTube
You Might Be A Smanker If…
The Verge Mobile Show 032 - January 17th, 2013

Apple v. Samsung re-opens with plenty of drama

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Judge in the case asks for no sideshows or antics, and questions jurors whether they've heard anything about it outside the courtroom. [Read more]...
Apple v. Samsung re-opens with plenty of drama

Google I/O 2013's opening keynote is live tomorrow, get your liveblog right here!

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Who can forget last year's Google I/O opening keynote? With skydivers and a plethora of extreme antics all culminating in the on-stage unveiling of Google Glass, it will go down in history as one of the most exciting product unveilings of all time. Can Google top that this year?...
Google I/O 2013's opening keynote is live tomorrow, get your liveblog right here!

Here's A Photo Of The Crew Of That Silicon Valley Reality Show Filming A Party

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Bravo is shooting a reality TV show chronicling the life of tech entrepreneurs and moguls in Silicon Valley. This has a lot of people in Silicon Valley very, very upset. Not because they don't want their lives chronicled in the media -- Silicon Valley techies are used to wooing the...
Here's A Photo Of The Crew Of That Silicon Valley Reality Show Filming A Party

Warcraft game sparks political row

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The game-playing antics of a political candidate cast a dark shadow over an election battle in the US....
Warcraft game sparks political row
Take it from BlackBerry, Nokia, and Apple: That post-event stock slump is unavoidable
Live from the revolution: Pussy Riot and the growing war on web video

YouTube Anti-Spam Move Might Spur More Spam

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YouTube's decision to hide search tags - an effort to fight spam - is drawing passionate responses to the move. Some say it's overdue, and others think it will cause more problems than it is intended to fix. The tags still exist as private information that can only be seen...
YouTube Anti-Spam Move Might Spur More Spam

Where the Hell is Matt? North Korea of all places

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It looks like Matt Harding — the Internet celeb best known for his wacky worldwide dancing antics at Where the Hell is Matt — is making a comeback. The 35-year-old Seattleite just posted a preview of his latest dancing escapade in a place more brutal on free expression than those...
Where the Hell is Matt? North Korea of all places
Rovio's 'Bad Piggies' trailer shows evil green pigs performing Wile E. Coyote-style antics [video]

Five Reasons Why Chatroulette is Addictive, and Worth a Try

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Everyone (from the mainstream media to celebrities) is obsessing over Chatroulette, the website that randomly connects users via one-on-one videochat with strangers around the world. Why is it so addictive? As Wired’s resident Chatroulette expert (I’ve been using the service since it was created in late 2009), I think I...
Five Reasons Why Chatroulette is Addictive, and Worth a Try

G-Form drops an iPod touch in a case from 100,000 feet, rivals Felix's antics (video)

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Just because Felix Baumgartner set records by jumping from 128,000 feet doesn't mean he has a lock on stratospheric freefall stunts: see G-Form's latest video (after the break) as proof. In keeping with a tradition of launching a case line and then subjecting it to abuse on camera, the...
G-Form drops an iPod touch in a case from 100,000 feet, rivals Felix's antics (video)
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