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Richard Sherman Blasts NFL Sponsorship, Media Policies With An Insane Press Conference Prank mocks league's mandatory press appearances

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch may not have much to say to the press, but his teammates Richard Sherman and Doug Baldwin sure do. They held a bizarre press…

November 26, 2014, 2:08 PM EST

BitTorrent Goes Legit With Its First Original Web Series Tries to change perception as an illegal downloading service

Peer-to-peer file sharing platform BitTorrent wants to change what the public thinks it does. Instead of being associated with all the illegal TV shows, movies and illicit content it can…

November 26, 2014, 7:30 AM EST

If the Rio Olympic Mascot Isn't a Cat, Then What Is It? Public is asked to name mashup creatures

The 2016 Rio Olympic Games mascot was unveiled Monday, and while we don't know what the name of the creature is, one thing's for sure. Following in the line of cat-like…

November 24, 2014, 4:19 PM EST

News Sites Top List of Slowest-Loading Web Pages Ads may not appear before users move on

Our fragmented attention spans are so fickle that if something doesn't grab us in the first few seconds, we're likely to turn away. Research by Web performance monitoring company Catchpoint Systems…

November 24, 2014, 12:11 PM EST

StubHub Gooses Its Digital Content With Katy Perry Concert Prank Video Shifting dollars from TV to digital

Anyone who has purchased concert or sports tickets knows the ongoing struggle against hidden fees. Ticket resale company StubHub decided to play on those frustrations in its latest online Web…

November 21, 2014, 5:02 PM EST

Banker in Need of an Orgasm? There's a Vibrator for That Lelo creates a sex toy exclusively for financial crowd

The 1 percent truly get everything catered to them. Sex toy maker Lelo has launched Pino, a vibrator especially made for bankers. The device itself is your standard stretchable vibrating silicon…

November 21, 2014, 12:59 PM EST

Facebook Turns Away From NewFronts Over Lack of Original Content Social network was removed from schedule

UPDATE: Facebook has been removed from the 2015 NewFronts schedule because the company didn't plan to present original content. The tentative 2015 NewFronts lineup obtained by Adweek on Wednesday afternoon showed…

November 20, 2014, 1:07 PM EST

Walmart Amends Price Matching Policy After Cheap PS4 Debacle Excludes marketplace vendors, third-party sellers, membership or auction sites

For those looking to score a cheap PlayStation 4 at Walmart by using the devious tactic of showing a false Amazon listing for an underpriced console, the gig is up. The…

November 19, 2014, 4:57 PM EST

Amazon Hoax Coupled With Walmart's Price Matching Leads to Ridiculously Cheap PS4s Fake listing tricks retailer into selling underpriced consoles

Update: Due to this tactic, Walmart has amended its policy to only match prices from Walmart.com and 30 selected retailers. Prices from third-party vendors, marketplace sellers, membership-only retailers and…

November 18, 2014, 6:24 PM EST

The 10 Premium Publishers Hit Hardest by Fraudulent Ad Sellers Pixalate looks into domain masking and theft

Buyer beware: Ad analytics platform Pixalate says fraudulent ad networks are increasingly joining open, real-time-bidding (RTB) marketplaces and then selling brands fake space on premium sites like YouTube, The Weather…

November 18, 2014, 1:57 PM EST

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