‘Momo’ videos on YouTube cannot be monetized… but that’s not a new policy

Be warned, YouTube creators: Making videos about the latest viral hoax, the “Momo challenge,” will not make you money. Over the past couple of days, the Momo challenge has gone viral once

If It's On The Internet, It Must Be True

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/08/hoax-deux-13.jpg"> <em><strong>Editor's note</strong>: Jon Orlin is the Production Director for TechCrunch TV</em> This past week, formerly

Steorn attempts to fleece us again with magic free energy

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/orbo1.jpg" />The funniest thing about this whole Steorn/Orbo business is that my dad essentially built the same thing last year with a bi

Star Simpson talks about her arrest at Boston airport – for wearing an LED sweatshirt

http://cdn.episodic.com/player/EpisodicPlayer.swf?config=http%3A%2F%2Fcdn.episodic.com%2Fshows%2F21%2F164%2F10%2Fconfig.xml Star Simpson arrived at the Boston’s Logan airport wearing a wonky-loo

Bigfoot finding a hoax? Say it ain’t so! It is so, though

  Just received a big, long comment on our original Bigfoot post (found here) concerning the events that have taken place over the past week or so. Would you believe that this whole Bigfoot thing

Laptop battery life to last 30 years?

Fed up with shoddy battery life on your laptop? You’d be lying to me if you said otherwise. I’m not so sure how legitimate this is, but the US Air Force Research Laboratory has had a hand in the c

Apple Charges $5 to Enter Apple Store? (Actually, No It Doesn't. It's a Joke.)

At the time of this writing, 763 people dugg a BBspot story claiming that Apple had started charging $5 to enter Apple Stores. The theory behind the move was that it’d discourage people from cro

Samsung Smörgåsbord Smells Like…

I’m usually on-board with the mobile phones that Samsung puts out on the market, but the 5200 makes me scratch my head and rethink my loyalties. The dual slide design is nice and all, but you can’

iPhone Shuffle Announced

No screen, low cost, and a 50-percent manufacturing savings for Apple. Is it a dream? No! It’s the iPhone Shuffle, an exciting new phone that’s loaded with absolutely no-features and comes