Stephen Colbert rips apart Kickstarter’s most absurd projects

Stephen Colbert is really impressed with Kickstarter. He's so impressed that he's planning his own project. Before he launches Toylyt, though, he wants to tell everyone how great Vessyl is.

NY loses over $1 billion due to 2013 data breaches, state attorney general says

Data breaches can be quite costly. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says that NY lost more than $1 billion in 2013 alone. He called upon businesses and individuals to step up their efforts to protect their data.
Home Theater

Verizon to Netflix: Slow video streams are your fault [Update: Verizon slips again in June]

In yet another public scuffle between the two, Verizon published a new blog post claiming it has proof that Netflix is solely responsibile for the slow streaming speeds being experienced by its customers. But, of course, there's…

Airbnb’s new ad campaign aims to convince New Yorkers it’s good for their city

Airbnb hopes to win over New Yorkers with a new ad campaign. The hotel-like room-renting service faces strong opposition from the city's hotel industry, landlords, and lawmakers.

Google, Facebook, other tech firms push FCC for net neutrality

These tech firms, and a bunch of others, are nudging the FCC with the hopes that they'll draft strong rules that favor an open Internet.

Startups like OnePlus may be the saviors of true smartphone innovation

Tired of the incremental progress happening at Samsung, LG and Apple? Smaller companies may be the disruptors needed to wake the smartphone industry back up and get innovative new features into your next phone.
Home Theater

‘South Park’ shows heading to Hulu Plus

The good news is that South Park fans can now stream all 247 episodes of the show on Hulu; the bad news is that from September most of the content will be exclusive to the premium Hulu Plus service.

How to watch the Germany vs. Argentina 2014 World Cup final online

Just stick with this guide, and you won't miss a second of Germany vs. Argentina World Cup action.

FCC gets 647,000 net neutrality comments ahead of Tuesday deadline

Have you had your say on the FCC's net neutrality proposals? 647,000 people have already left comments about the future of the open Web, and the first round of feedback finishes on Tuesday.

Follow @CongressEdits to see Wikipedia edits from the Capitol

A new Twitter account reveals all of the Wikipedia edits made anonymously from within the US Senate and House of Representatives, an attempt to improve transparency according to its creator.
Cool Tech

Prime Air: Amazon letter to FAA reveals progress with drone delivery plan

Amazon is moving ahead with its plan to offer customers the chance to have their purchases delivered by a 'Prime Air' flying machine, with a letter to the FAA this week revealing how the project is progressing.
Home Theater

Netflix pulls historic 31 Emmy nominations, asserts its dominance in original content

Netflix steps closer to network status, stepping up with the big boys with 31 Emmy nominations. The number more than doubles its total from last year, showing it can compete in a crowded field of status quo competitors. HBO and FX also went…