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BlackBerry will pay you to dump your iPhone for a Passport

Here's a holiday deal for you: If you trade in your iPhone 6 for a BlackBerry Passport, the company will basically pay you $50. Starting Dec. 1, BlackBerry will pay customers up to $400 to trade in their iPhones including the 4S, 5, 5C, 5S and 6 models. Show More Summary

Crowdfunding saves life of abandoned paraplegic dog

After five months of traveling, veterinary work and crowdfunding, Leo the paraplegic dog is finally settled in Canada and ready to live the life of a happy pup. While vacationing in Thailand, Meagan Penman found the dog dragging its hind legs on a beach. Show More Summary

Hundreds pour into New York's Union Square in solidarity with Ferguson

Several hundred protesters, carrying dozens of signs in support of Michael Brown, the teenager shot in Ferguson on Aug. 9, gathered in Union Square, Manhattan, on Tuesday evening. The protest seemed to be organized and centralized, though there were a few more vocal protestors on the fringes of the crowd. Show More Summary

iPad had first full year of decline in 2014, report says

The tablet market may be in even worse shape than we thought. When the dust has settled, 2014 is expected to be the first full year iPad shipments have declined each quarter. That's according to a new report from research firm IDC. See...Show More Summary

Students walk out, protestors slam high school over bullying of rape victims

Up to 1,000 demonstrators massed outside the high school in the town of Norman, Oklahoma, on Monday, protesting what they said was the school's failure to protect three teenage rape victims from bullying They were joined when NormanShow More Summary

Jennifer Aniston pranks reporter into thinking she's a terrible person

Hell hath no fury like a Jennifer Aniston bored with press interviews Though the actress has always maintained a friendly demeanor with reporters, she decided to spice up the Horrible Bosses 2 press tour by pranking BBC Radio 1's Chris Stark. Show More Summary

Live updates: Winter storm threatens Thanksgiving travel

A nor'easter is expected to cause problems for holiday travelers in the northeastern U.S. on Wednesday, one of the year's busiest travel days in the U.SMashable covers it live. 3 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW 1. Winter storm warnings, watches and advisories are in effect from North Carolina to Maine. 2. Show More Summary

Sony Pictures data breach may have been an inside job: Report

After a reportedly massive data breach, Sony Pictures appears to remain at the mercy of hackers who have threatened to share "top secrets" with the public. The hack was so wide-reaching that the company's computer system has been completely shut down, according to reports. Show More Summary

Russian state media seizes propaganda opportunity in Ferguson

KIEV, Ukraine – Russia is trolling the U.S. hard over Ferguson. With fresh riots in the Missouri town after a grand jury’s decision not to indict the police officer who shot Michael Brown there in August, the Kremlin, its powerful state...Show More Summary

Belieb it or not: Twitter reportedly in talks to acquire selfie app Shots

Justin Bieber may be set to cash in on his popular Twitter account. Shots, a selfie app that has been partly backed by the pop star, is in talks to be acquired by Twitter, according to CNBC. Twitter's CFO on Monday night accidentally...Show More Summary

Watching 'Game of Thrones' online in China will soon be legal

HBO is making it easier for viewers in China to access its content online. Legally. The network announced Tuesday it had struck a deal with Tencent Holdings Limited, a leading online video platform in China, that would make HBO movies...Show More Summary

What Ferguson really lost last night? Hope.

Jeniece Andrews and her husband Eddie own an antiques shop called Hidden Treasures just a few blocks from the Ferguson Police Department on South Florissant Avenue Last month, Andrews, who is black, said someone came into her shop and...Show More Summary

We microwaved a turkey and it was actually pretty good

Although microwaving a turkey isn't the ideal way to cook poultry, the USDA approves of the cooking method. It cooks quickly and is extremely easy Disasters happen, ovens break and some people don't have the luxury of owning an ovenShow More Summary

Family who lost son listens to his heart beat in another man's chest

Sometimes a lot of good can come from a great tragedy. College student Matt Heisler was only 21 when he passed away in a house fire at the University of North Dakota last March. His family found some comfort when they discovered that...Show More Summary

'Love Actually' is actually a huge bummer

Love Actually is the reigning feel-good holiday classic of recent years. But, as the buzzkills over at over at Screen Junkie point out, the intertwined, blossoming romances in the movie are really kind of messed up. However, you canShow More Summary

A 'Boyhood' vs. 'Birdman' Oscar showdown is taking shape already

LOS ANGELES — It's early, but there is now a tangible Oscar wind beneath the wings of Birdman, with Boyhood right on its tail. The Independent Spirit Awards announced its nominations on Tuesday, and the two films came out on top — as expected — with six and five nominations, respectively. Show More Summary

FCKH8 is back with a 'fcked-up' ad about domestic violence

Editor's note: The video below contains strong language and imagery that some may find disturbing. Here's one way to sell shirts Online for-profit T-shirt store FCKH8 is back with a followup to its controversial feminist ad from October. Show More Summary

Little girl makes compelling case for reading and books

"The world needs books." Eight-year-old Madison loves reading and thinks you should too. Local Cleveland television station WKYC interviewed Madison about Little Free Libraries, a free community book exchange program. The initiativeShow More Summary

You can now edit Microsoft Office documents from within Dropbox

Dropbox just made good on its earlier promise of integrating its mobile apps with Microsoft Office The cloud storage company updated its iOS (App Store link and Android (Google Play link) apps on Tuesday with new Microsoft Office support...Show More Summary

What we know about 'Regin,' the powerful malware that could be the work of NSA

For many years, a sophisticated and unprecedented cyberespionage campaign known as "Regin" has been targeting hundreds of computers and networks in dozens of countries around the world. Yet its existence has only been unearthed in the...Show More Summary

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