43 million passwords hacked in Last.fm breach

Crikey: 43,570,999 user accounts were breached in a hack of Last.fm that occurred in March of 2012, according to a report from LeakedSource. Three months after the breach, in June of 2012, Last.fm

Innovation: Where Can We Go From Here? A Lot Of Places, Actually

Just when you think that we’ve innovated all that we can, something new comes along and completely blows our mind. It could be an advancement in hardware, software or just a new way of thinking

Twitter Releases Its 2012 Year In Review, And It’s An Immersive And Personal Experience

This is the time of year when most consumer-facing companies put out their “Year In Review”, which reflect upon what happened on its service during that particular year. It’s pretty

The Most Important Gadgets Of 2012

Rather than looking back (which I'm sure we will), I thought it would be nice to look forward to 2012 and beyond and note some of the gadgets that will change the world in the next few years. I've inc

These Hermes iPad 2 Cases Costs More Than An iPad 2

First off, this is silly. $1,400 for an orange leather flap seems a bit dumb to me. Sure, the leather might be from some special barbwire-free cattle that only consumes organic alfalfa hand-picked by

Russian Government Computer To Run On Linux By 2015

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/Russian_Penguin_by_TheNikodemus.jpg" />Tired of dealing with the legal hassles with Microsoft, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has

Next Star Trek date announced, with no director

Time to save the date! Word is out that the sequel to the JJ Abrams Star Trek movie will be out on July 29th, 2012. What we don’t know as of yet is exactly who the director will be. That’s

Analysts think you're going to want to buy a connected GPS in 5 years

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/google_navigation.jpg" />Analyst firm, Berg Insight, thinks that eighty-eight percent of all GPS units shipped in 2015 will have cellular

Why are we so attracted to disaster movies like 2012

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NASA wants everyone to know the world will not end in 2012, m'kay?

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/2012.jpg">Listen, I don't care if you heard it from John Cusack that the world will explode from a global apocalypse on December 21, 2012

From the Obvious Department: Scientist says 2012 will not be the end of the world.

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Remove the special effects from the 2012 trailer and this is what you get

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/2012movie.jpg">2012 will be a <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/10/02/video-watch-this-clip-of-2012-hint-its-terrible/">horribly, b

Video: Watch this clip of 2012. (Hint: It's terrible)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/2012.jpg" />Pardon my French, but this is the biggest hunk of shit I have ever seen in my life. It's <a HREF="http://www.scifisquad.com/2

New consoles “more likely” in 2012

An analyst from Lazard Capital Markets laid down a pretty safe bet in an investor note today by stating, At this point, we believe the consensus opinion among industry professionals is that the next s

2012: the year Blu-Ray will overcome DVD sales

Make no mistake, Blu-Ray is making headway, but the fact is that people will do everything they can to extend the life of their old collection. I know I’m pretty attached to my special editions