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Top 10 Web Series Videos: One Actor's Heart-Stopping Pranks Scare Up Views SA Wardega's mutant spider-dog wins the week

Halloween is more than a month away, but SA Wardega scored big on the viral charts this week by unleashing a mutant spider-dog on unsuspecting people. The Polish actor, director and…

September 11, 2014, 3:30 PM EDT

Esquire Puts 9/11 Story Behind Paywall to Raise Money for James Foley Scholarship 'The Falling Man' includes new introduction

This week, to commemorate the 13th anniversary of September 11, Esquire has put an expanded version of its National Magazine Award nominated feature “The Falling Man” behind a paywall and…

September 11, 2014, 12:19 PM EDT

Could Minecraft Become Microsoft's Next Halo? Tech giant expected to buy game maker for $2B

If the rumors are true, Microsoft Corp.'s move to purchase Minecraft could position the popular video game as the next big entertainment franchise. Several outlets reported that the Redmond, Washington-based tech…

September 10, 2014, 6:00 PM EDT

Braintree, eBay's Payment Processing Company, Plans to Accept Bitcoin A victory for digital currency

Braintree will start accepting Bitcoin as a valid currency soon, The New York Times reported this week. The payment processing company, purchased by eBay last year, announced its plans at the TechCrunch…

September 10, 2014, 3:26 PM EDT

Luke Wilson May Singlehandedly Save Books, Newspapers and CDs The Skeleton Twins star still shuns digital in favor of traditional media

Specs Who Luke Wilson Age 42 Accomplishments Co-stars in The Skeleton Twins with Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader (in theaters Sept. 12); writer and co-director (with brother Andrew Wilson) of the short film…

September 10, 2014, 9:06 AM EDT

Vice’s Campaign of Media Domination Now Extends to Feature Film Hopes 'All This Mayhem' attracts millennials, VOD dollars

While clean-cut skateboarder Tony Hawk was becoming a household name for completing the first 900-degree aerial spin, Australian rebels Tas and Ben Pappas were tearing up the skateboarding scene with…

September 9, 2014, 5:52 PM EDT

The NFL Catches Much Social Media Heat for Ray Rice Video Second TMZ clip finally leads to suspension

By posting a video of Ray Rice violently punching Janay Rice, his fiancee then (nee Palmer) and now his wife, TMZ accomplished something months of outrage could not—getting the Baltimore…

September 8, 2014, 10:18 PM EDT

Caesars Bets Cold Weather, New Ads Will Boost Online Gambling 'Tis the season to play poker

As the weather gets chillier, Caesars Casino wants to let New Jersey residents know they don't have to leave their homes to try their luck: They can play online. The gambling…

September 8, 2014, 4:40 PM EDT

Science and Tech Publisher Purch Bolsters E-Commerce Aims to get more revenue with new storefronts

From Star Trek bathrobes to home planetarium gear, online publisher Purch has expanded the e-commerce offerings on two of​ ​its most popular websites—Space.com and Live Science—with more stores in the…

September 5, 2014, 5:03 PM EDT

PopSugar Creates Yet Another Seasonal App, This Time For Fashion Week Experts say one-time use platforms worth the development resources

Amid Fashion Week in New York, readers have a voracious appetite for knowing what people are wearing, what they'll wear in the spring and what they shouldn't sport. Given that…

September 5, 2014, 4:56 PM EDT

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