Court Orders Gawker to Pay Hulk Hogan $115M for Posting His Sex Tape

A jury has awarded former wrestler Hulk Hogan $115 million in damages after finding that online news site Gawker violated his privacy when it posted a video clip of him having sex with his friend’s wife. In a Florida state courtroom, the battle royale between former wrestler Hulk Hogan (real name Terry Bollea) …

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Segway just dealt a huge blow to the hoverboard industry

The hoverboard industry suffered another major blow on Wednesday after the International Trade Commission (ITC) announced a ban on certain personal transporter devices being manufactured and imported into the country in response to a patent claim filed by Segway. The ban is termed as a general exclusion order (see documents …

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Report: Sony preparing to launch 4K-capable “PS4.5”

<p>Sony may be preparing to release a more powerful version of the PlayStation 4 with extra graphical firepower. According to a report from <a rel=”nofollow” href=”http://kotaku.com/sources-sony-is-working-on-a-ps4-5-1765723053″>Kotaku</a>, Sony has begun briefing game publishers on its plans for the new hardware in recent weeks, including at a series of meetings held at the Game …

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Silicon Valley Is Back! Now With More Unicorns!

Union Civil War general Lew Wallace’s 1880 historical adventure novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ was the best-selling American novel of the 19th century, ahead of Uncle Tom’s Cabin. It was first adapted into a film in 1907, and again in 1925—but most people are familiar with the 1959 …

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Xbox One to drop price for a limited time

Microsoft will discount all of its Xbox One console bundles by $50 beginning Mar. 20, Xbox Live programming director Larry Hyrb announced on Friday. The Xbox One has lagged far behind the PlayStation 4 in sales since both consoles were launched in November 2013, but Microsoft has been known to drop the …

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