First Round Capital funds some of the best companies in tech. But this horrific video makes me lose all respect for them. Especially because First Round made its portfolio companies participate in this piece of crap.
August 21, 2011: The day billionaire Michael Dell got in a tit-for-tat scuffle with someone from HP, probably some poor social media intern who drew the weekend straw this week, about HP's withdrawal from the consumer PC space.
AT&T and the LCD industry make for strange courtfellows, but wait'll you hear what for: AT&T claims that due to LCD price fixing by LG, Sharp and other, they've overpaid for 300 million handsets. Interestingly, they're not thrilled about this.
I rented Bikini Carwash 2 once. It was good, but I missed a lot of the plot because I didn't see the first one. Maybe that's why I bought this scam called Sexy Screen Wash for the iPhone.
This commercial, featuring the cast of Heroes playing football against "NFL legends," creeps me out. Maybe it's the way Angela Petrelli nods and smiles before sending Claire, wearing no protective gear, to get broken.
Oh, Canada. You already tax MP3 players and blank CDs. Now you want to tax downloads themselves? The Copyright Board of Canada has given the thumbs-up to a tax of at least 2.1 cents for individual tracks and 1.5 cents per track for whole album purchases from online stores. Even subscription services will have taxes…
Kleargear, where apparently "geeks rule," is offering these keyboard boxers for a whole $3.50 off of the list price of $19.49. If that in any way entices you to purchase a pair of boxers covered in keys—the dark ones oh-so-cleverly spell out "computer geek"—then you should not be reading Gizmodo, you should be out…
Seriously, the only thing this robot can do is dispense tissues when a human is detected in the area. Are robotics engineers that bored nowadays that they feel the need to develop robots like this? I don't even want to imagine what it was like for the engineers creating this robot. I would assume that they were beaten…
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