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China Is Reportedly Reading the Obama Administration's Personal Emails 

Chinese spies have breached the personal email accounts of many top Obama Administration officials and have been reading their emails since 2010, according to a report from NBC. This has got to be bad for Hillary Clinton, whose use of personal email address as Secretary of State during that time is now under FBI… »8/10/15 9:46am8/10/15 9:46am

If You Want to See the Future of TV, Watch the Tour de France

Early in the Tour de France this year, a horrible crash forced six riders to abandon—including one, Fabian Cancellara, who finished the day with two broken vertebrae. NBC reported that 400,000 people had streamed the day’s racing through its app. GoPro footage of the aftermath, shot by a mechanic, quickly blew up too. »7/22/15 12:06pm7/22/15 12:06pm

Watch Charles and Ray Eames Debut Their Most Famous Chair On TV In 1956

Charles and Ray Eames were the archetypal design power couple, who each brought their own distinct kind of creative genius to the personal and professional partnership. When they visited NBC's daytime Home show in 1956 to debut their (now-iconic) eponymous lounge, Charles introduced themselves thusly: "Ray is a… »8/18/14 4:45pm8/18/14 4:45pm

The Saga of NiceBooby.Net and NBC's Hilarious Shadow-URL Empire

Maybe one night, as you scuttled darkly across the fringes of the internet, you came across a site like CocoaJuggs.net. Or LuvInaBarnyard.org. Maybe even PrisonMate.net. But when you clicked, you were met not with the lurid promises of the URL, but rather by the smiling faces of SNL cast members. Had you discovered a… »3/14/14 11:02am3/14/14 11:02am

How US Troops Abroad Got Screwed Out of Olympics Coverage

Our men and women in uniform got the total shaft on Olympics coverage this year. Like everyone else, active duty members of the armed forces and other agencies overseas have had to watch NBC's infuriating tape-delayed broadcasts. Even if they're on bases in Europe where they could otherwise watch the events live on… »8/08/12 2:40pm8/08/12 2:40pm

NBC Olympics Live Extra Lets You Watch Every Second of the 2012 Summer Games on a Smartphone or Tablet

The 2012 Summer Olympics are just around the corner and chances are you'll be at work while many of the events are going on live. And nobody likes watching sports that aren't live, right?. That's why NBC just released their official app for the games, which will give you access to every second of every event. »7/12/12 12:00pm7/12/12 12:00pm

Jay Leno Stole a Guy's YouTube Video and Then Got It Banned

A few years ago, Jay Leno played a YouTube clip made by Brian Kamerer and his friends on his show. He didn't credit the Kamerer, but whatever, he was on NBC! Awesome! Except that some time since then, he says in an open letter on Splitsider, YouTube took the down the video because it was violating NBC's copyright.… »5/24/12 4:50pm5/24/12 4:50pm