Annals of Ebay
A man who is suspected of robbing a GameStop store in Tennessee didn’t want to waste anytime. Police say the suspect called ahead and asked the store to put a XBox One console and some video games on hold, but ended up stealing them instead.
A dad attempting to buy an Xbox One “for his 4-year-old son” on eBay recently had his plans thwarted when he received a photo of the game console in the mail instead of the Xbox itself, the Nottingham Post reports.
The eBay listing did say “photo,” the Post says, but the dad in question, Peter Clatworthy, looked Read More
If we’re to believe the tweets of Vine’s cofounder Dom Hoffman, it looks like the Twitter app is adding some new features along with a slightly tinkered layout. Wonder why! [AllThingsD]
Google said yesterday that it’s “not in cahoots with the NSA,” in an attempt to quell concerns that the government’s PRISM program is an open door to user data. [NBC News]
Oh good, now you can add pictures to your comments on Facebook. We’re sure that’s going to look great. [CNET]
Here’s a fascinating story of how Betaworks, which bought Digg when it “was really a carcass,” created its Reader with a team of 15 people in 60 days. [Wired]
XBox One is pulling two previously planned features that angered users, like checking to see if gamers are online every 24 hours and eliminating restrictions on disc-based games. Yay? [Verge]