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Batman’s 75th anniversary celebration continues with this new animated short film

Bruce Timm, the producer behind Batman: The Animated Series, has created a new short, animated film titled Batman: Strange Days, to celebrate Batman’s 75th anniversary.

OpenSSL Foundation president asks for more financial support in the wake of Heartbleed

The head of the organization that handles the money used to support OpenSSL has asked for additional funds to help the team that works on the software. Learn more here.

Classic British sports-car marque Jensen Motors is back … sort of

In the pantheon of British motoring, it's easy to overlook Jensen and its lovably flawed cars. A new company hopes to rekindle interest in this iconic carmaker, which turns 80 this year.
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Comcast jumps up in Netflix speed rankings after payola-style agreement

Fresh from its brokered deal with Netflix to receive a payout for a more direct connection, Comcast has moved up significantly in the Netflix speed rankings. As Comcast pushes for its $45.2 billion merger with TWC, what does this mean for…

14-year-old girl tweets terror threat to American Airlines, gets arrested for it

Seemingly out of boredom, a teenager from the Netherlands decided to make a terror threat to American Airlines. The result of her shocking stupidity? An arrest by the Dutch police and a well-deserved grounding by her parents.

Scan websites for Heartbleed with this Google Chrome browser extension

You can protect yourself from the Heartbleed OpenSSL vulnerability with Chromebleed, a free Google Chrome browser extension. Learn more about how Chromebleed works, and how to get it here.

Watch Dogs dev reveals what you’ll need to be packing to run the game at ‘ultra’ on PC

Watch Dogs’ creative director Jonathan Morin let slip via Twitter the PC requirements for those that want to run the upcoming Ubisoft game on the “ultra” settings.

Android may soon have a flatter look, if these leaked shots are real

The supposed leak, which Android Police said came from “a source familiar with the new designs,” shows a flatter interface similar to the design scheme that first appeared in iOS 7.

BMW celebrates 30 years of M5 with smoking tires … and a surprise

The BMW M5 has anchored the company's M line of performance cars since it was launched in 1984. To celebrate 30 years of M5, BMW will recount past models, burn a little rubber, and prepare a surprise.
Cool Tech

Ikea just bought a massive wind farm in Illinois to power all of its US stores

As part of an ongoing effort to reduce its power consumption, Ikea just made a big investment in an Illinois wind farm. Learn more here.
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Research shows people share more photos through their TV than other kinds of media

YouGov — a London-based research firm — released data last week that indicates a rapidly changing technological and behavioral landscape in the home. The study finds that the most popular form of content-sharing between devices is…