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Firefighter fired after bragging on Facebook about killing dogs

In the least surprising viral event to date this year, a Texas firefighter attracted the ire of the entire Internet after allegedly killing two dogs, taking a picture and boasting about it on Facebook.

Apple will appeal $533 million patent infringement verdict

Attempting to avoid paying more than half a billion to a patent company, Apple will appeal a recent decision that found patent infringement issues related to features within iTunes.
Movies & TV

The Walking Dead finale is now 90 minutes long, and it’s going to be epic

The Walking Dead fans will get an extra half hour of zombie action out of this season as the finale, set to air on AMC on March 29, will run for a total of 90 minutes.
Movies & TV

Watch Cusack and Paul Dano play Beach Boy Brian Wilson in the Love & Mercy trailer

The first trailer for Beach Boy biopic Love & Mercy features Paul Dano and John Cusack as troubled musical prodigy Brian Wilson at various points in his life.

Intel splits the Atom into three new brands

Intel has announced the imminent re-branding of its popular line of mobile processors, the Atom series, to a more streamlined format housed under the new "Atom x" family of chips.

Hyundai’s Genesis Coupe never got a V8, but it might get twin turbos instead

A post on a Korean car blog focusing on domestic automakers suggests that the next-gen Hyundai Genesis Coupe will receive a twin-turbo V6 engine. The rumor states the manufacturer’s 3.3-liter twin turbo V6 will find its way in the Coupe……

@home is a temperature sensor that can tell when you’ve fallen and can’t get up

People want to feel safe in their homes, and that includes privacy. Not everyone is wild about the idea of security cameras monitoring them or their loved ones, which is why Xetal's @home uses temperature sensors to do the job.

Much XCite! BMW may be working on a new entry-level crossover

A new report suggests that BMW is developing a new lifestyle vehicle called the 1 Series Sport Cross. Nicknamed ‘XCite’ or ‘NEC’ for new entry crossover, the vehicle is expected to debut in 2018 to compete with the likes of the…

Europol busts behemoth botnet, 3.2 million strong

A joint taskforce headed up by Europol and security specialists from Symantec, Microsoft, and Anubis Networks has successfully taken down a botnetspread using the Ramnit malware.

Forza Horizon 2 hooks up with Fast and Furious for a free, standalone game

Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious is an upcoming standalone that combines the open world driving action of Forza Horizon with the popular Fast & Furious franchise.

Panasonic’s lens lineup now includes affordable macro and portrait options

Owners of Panasonic's Micro Four Thirds camera have two new lens options: a 30mm macro lens for shooting up close, and a 42.5mm lens that's designed for portrait photography.