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Judge Rules AT&T Can Proceed With Time Warner Purchase

Earlier today, a federal judge approved AT&T’s bid to purchase media company Time Warner. The deal was finally approved after months of scrutiny and opposition from the government themselves. The deal is worth $85.4 billion dollars, and is a massive…

Yahoo Messenger Is Shutting Down On July 17th

One of the last OG messaging services will be riding off into the sunset next month. Yahoo announced today that it will be shuttering Yahoo Messenger as of July 17th, 2018. The service initially debuted all the way back in…

The Walking Dead: Here’s Negan Review

Negan has long been one of my favorite comic book villains perhaps ever. He has charisma in spades, is always dropping classic one-liners, and has the right blend of diplomatic brutality….If that makes sense. He made his startling debut in…

Elon Musk Deletes SpaceX’s Facebook Page After Twitter Dare

As if Elon Musk couldn’t get any more cooler, he goes and does something like this. Following a Q&A session on Twitter, Musk took a follower up on a dare to delete the Facebook page for SpaceX if “He was…

Toys ‘R’ Us Announces Bankruptcy, Closing All US and UK Locations

As if my childhood hasn’t suffered enough already, Toys ‘R’ Us announced the imminent closure of all their stores today. This comes on the heels of the famed toy store filing for bankruptcy just 6 short months ago. Plans are…

These Were The Three Most Important Super Bowl Commercials

Super Bowl Sunday is not only the biggest day in the entire football season, but it’s also the holy grail for advertisements. Big movie studios, auto manufacturers, food makers, pretty much every company there is sets their sights on securing…

Burger King Champions Net Neutrality In New Ad

I never in a million years thought I’d see a burger joint explain net neutrality better than congress. Yet that’s exactly what happened in a new ad from Burger King. The fast food chain debuted a new ad that perfectly…

Meet Nike’s Playstation Inspired ‘PG2’ Sneaker

Always one to be on the cutting edge of design and technology in sneakers, Nike has revealed another awesome addition to their collection. In collaboration with the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Paul George, the Nike PG2 combines new Nike design, with…

Rian Johnson Schools ‘Last Jedi’ Detractors With A Jedi Mind Trick

**Warning! Spoilers from Star Wars: The Last Jedi appear below! Turn away if you don’t want the movie spoiled.**   Fans of the Star Wars franchise have not had kind words for the director of Episode 8, Rian Johnson. People…

A Shake Shack In NYC Is Ushering In The Future Of Fast Food

This, ladies and gentleman, is the future. A future where you can stop into your favorite fast food joint and not have to endure human interaction. A place where you simply walk in, type or touch your order, and wait…