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Mr Bean actor smashes up McLaren F1 supercar on way home from work

Comedy actor Rowan Atkinson had a hairy moment this week when he crashed his McLaren F1 supercar into a road sign.

Cars

Inferior human crashes Google’s self-driving car into a Prius

You can teach a robot how to drive a car, but you can't teach humanity how to relax and let our robot overlords take over. Google's self-driving car got into a scrape this week due to a human.

Cars

FBI accelerates the search for missing children with ‘FBI Child ID’ app

In the horrible event that a parent loses a child due to a likely kidnapping, tech-savvy parents now have a method to speed up the search. The FBI released an iPhone app today with this concept in mind.

Apple

Number of Groupon subscribers still growing fast

Daily deals giant Groupon appears to be still pulling in the punters, with the number of subscribers to the service more than doubling since the start of this year.

Web

Verizon 4G comparison: HTC ThunderBolt vs. LG Revolution vs. Samsung Droid Charge

Who makes the best Verizon 4G smartphone? We pit the HTC ThunderBolt vs. the LG Revolution vs. the Samsung Droid Charge to find out.

Android Army

San Francisco realtors: The rental market feels like another tech bubble

An unlikely but distinctly knowledgeable group weighs in on the question of a tech bubble.

Computing

‘Spam King’ surrenders to FBI, indicted on hacking charges

Sanford Wallace turned himself in and could face up to 40 years in prison.

Web

The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim gets a $150 Collector’s Edition

The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim gets a $150 Collector's Edition that comes with a 12-inch statue of Alduin, a 200-page art book and a DVD containing a behind-the-scenes documentary.

Gaming

First look at Anne Hathaway as Catwoman in The Dark Knight Rises (Possible Spoilers!)

A few days after images of Bane fighting Batman were leaked online, The Dark Knight Rises has decided to beat the leaks and release the first official images of Anne Hathaway as Catwoman. Beware potential spoilers.

Movies & TV

Bethesda Softworks in legal dispute with Minecraft creator over Scrolls

Minecraft creator Markus Persson receives a threatening legal letter from a law firm representing Bethesda Softworks over the his company's game, titled 'Scrolls,' potentially being confused with 'Elder Scrolls.'

Gaming

Movirtu to open up mobile phone numbers to developing world

Movirtu plans to change the way people with only mobile phone access socialize and do business.

Cool Tech

PlayStation Network PLAY series offers five downloadable games for the price of four

Sony reveals the PlayStation Network PLAY series, with pre-orders for four upcoming PSN games serving up bonus content, including a free download of PAYDAY: The Heist.

Gaming

How safe is Square? Researchers find a number of holes

Research shows that mobile payment system Square has some security holes.

Cool Tech

HP TouchPad $100 off this weekend, $380 on woot, (Update: $100 Staples coupon also)

HP continues its move to more aggressively price the TouchPad, offering $100 off the tablet this weekend and putting it up on woot.com.

Mobile

Fox to revamp acclaimed science series ‘Cosmos’ with Neil deGrasse Tyson

Carl Sagan's classic science docu-series "Cosmos" is getting a refresh, and will air on Fox starting in 2013.

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