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  • Insert Snarky Subtweet About Twitter Trademarking Subtweet

    Insert Snarky Subtweet About Twitter Trademarking Subtweet

    Yes. This a trademark application filed on October 30Β for the term “subtweet.” Twitter has filed a trademark for the term "subtweet." pic.twitter.com/ivE9hLDm2R — Alex Weprin (@alexweprin) December 4, 2015 If you’re not sure what a subtweet is, then well…I’m not sure I can help you all that much. Basically, when someone talks trash about… Read More

  • If You’ve Named Your Baby After An Instagram Filter, You’re Not Alone

    If You’ve Named Your Baby After An Instagram Filter, You’re Not Alone

    A site that says that they know lots about babies called BabyCenter.com (great name for a baby site) shared their top ten names of 2015 for both male and female little-ins. Some of the names are what you’d expect. I encounter many a Jackson-baby and Mia-baby these days. However, Time points out that some names are trending. Specifically, names of Instagram filters. You know. The thing… Read More

  • Amazon Shows Off New Prime Air Drone With Hybrid Design

    Amazon Shows Off New Prime Air Drone With Hybrid Design

    Amazon delivered a lovely update on its ‘Prime Air’ projectΒ today — almost exactly two years after it showed the first iteration of its drone. You know, the flying delivery drone that some thought was a massive joke meant for April 1st. Included are some high-res shots and two new videos. Amazon releases a vid with a new Prime Air drone design… Read More

  • Here’s What Cards Against Humanity Is Doing With The $71,145 They Made On Black Friday

    Here’s What Cards Against Humanity Is Doing With The $71,145 They Made On Black Friday

    While a lot of the US was out and about shopping for themselves or others for the holidays, Cards Against Humanity ran their own Black Friday campaign, asking for $5 and in return the buyer would get nothing. Nada. Zip. And the buyers (all 11,248 of them) LIKED it. Today, the team shared that they’d made a grand total of $71,145 in one day and let us in on what they would be buying… Read More

  • Cards Against Humanity Has Made Over $54K Selling Nothing On Black Friday

    Cards Against Humanity Has Made Over $54K Selling Nothing On Black Friday

    While chain stores everywhere are trying to get you to buy things in their physical and online marketplaces, one brand decided to sell absolutely nothing. For $5 a pop. That’s right. The group behind the amazing and legendary card game Cards Against Humanity put nothing but a black screen and form to accept a credit card on their site this Black Friday: Why would people pay Cards… Read More

  • Lyft Burning Cash On The Way To $500 Million Round

    Lyft Burning Cash On The Way To $500 Million Round

    Lyft is raising a half a billion dollar round, but its financials look wobbly. According to Bloomberg, the ridesharing startup took a net loss of $127 million in the first half of this year, off less than $47 million in revenue. It’s not clear if these numbers are GAAP or non-GAAP, but let’s presume those are cash numbers and do not take into account non-cash expenses. So on a… Read More

  • Sean Rad Of Tinder, Ladies And Gentleman

    Sean Rad Of Tinder, Ladies And Gentleman

    Today, the world woke up to a profile of sorts from the London Evening Standard. The profile was about Tinder CEO Sean Rad. And it was, well, special. Where to start? First, let’s get the serious stuff out of the way. Rad’s parent company Match recently filed to go public. So the company is in a quiet period, right? Sure. Unless you’re Rad. Read More

  • Are You Happy Now? Oxford Dictionaries’ Word Of The Year Is A Damn Emoji

    Are You Happy Now? Oxford Dictionaries’ Word Of The Year Is A Damn Emoji

    I was raised to trust everything the dictionary told me, but damn. What is going on with the world? Today, Oxford Dictionaries named its 2015 “Word Of The Year” and it’s not a word at all. It’s the “tears of joy” emoji. This. πŸ˜‚ πŸ˜‚ πŸ˜‚ πŸ˜‚ πŸ˜‚ πŸ˜‚ πŸ˜‚ πŸ˜‚ πŸ˜‚ πŸ˜‚ Read More

  • Fallout 4 Is More Powerful Than Porn

    Fallout 4 Is More Powerful Than Porn

    Pornhub, an internet web portal site for videos of people that are naked doing things, which I have never ever visited, ever, shared some interesting traffic. Speaking of things I don’t do, a game called Fallout 4 came out on the 10th. And that’s where Pornhub’s story begins… Read More

  • Google Self-Driving Car Pulled Over For Going Too Slow

    Google Self-Driving Car Pulled Over For Going Too Slow

    The internets lit up today when someone posted a photo of a cop talking to someone in a self-driving car. Yep, it got pulled over. Why? According to Google, it was going too slow. According to the original poster, the Mountain View police officer didn’t get the memo on these things patrolling the streets, so of course wanted to know why the thing was going so damn slow Read More

  • Theranos Disputes WSJ’s Accuracy In Report Claiming Secret $350 Million Safeway Deal

    Theranos Disputes WSJ’s Accuracy In Report Claiming Secret $350 Million Safeway Deal

    Safeway grocery stores dropped a $350 million deal with Theranos, according to the Wall Street Journal. Theranos put out a statement today disputing the Journal’s report but failed once again to dispel the claim. “We were disappointed to see yet another inaccurate WSJ article, entirely relying on anonymous sources,” said the Theranos statement. “As we relayed to the… Read More

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