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U.S. Cyber Command Opens, Life on the Content Farm

Here are a few of the other noteworthy things we saw today on our never-ending journey through the wild, wild Web. Read: Military's cyberwar command opens The Department of Defense announced that the military's new command for protecting its networks against cyberassault had achieved "full operational capability," meaning the new U.S. Cyber Command, which opened for business in May, is 100 per...

Twitter TV: CBS Buys Show Based on 'Don't Tell Steve' Account

'$#*! My Dad Says,' as we predicted, is probably the worst show on network television. As it turns out, though, the show's painfully flat series premiere hasn't discouraged CBS from pursuing another show based entirely on a comedic Twitter account. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the network has now inked a script deal to produce a new series based on the Twitter account @shhhdontellsteve...

William Shatner's '$#*! My Dad Says' Gets Teased by CBS

We were initially pretty skeptical about the idea of turning the endlessly hilarious ShitMyDadSays Twitter account into a television show. Then we heard that Bill Shatner had signed on to play the cantankerous father that inspired the account, and we got a little excited to hear Captain Kirk spit out little bits of wisdom like, "Waking up when you got a baby, you feel like you drank a bottle of w...

Best Buy to Provide CinemaNow Streaming, Captain Jack Sparrow Applying 3-D Eyeliner

Highlights from this morning's other big tech headlines.... While other companies have been providing movie-streaming services for several years, Nintendo managed to get in the game this March, and now Best Buy appears finally set to jump on board, as well. The electronics distributor recently acquired the rights to the familiar and established CinemaNow name, and will initially provide in...

William Shatner Starts Sci-Fi 'MyOuterSpace' Social Network

Nothing about William Shatner has ever been exactly subtle. But with one nonchalant tweet last week, the Shat quietly entered into the social networking foray by announcing the creation of his very own site. Shatner's oh-so-originally-named MyOuterSpace.com is geared toward not just Trekkies, but to creative sci-fi aficionados of all shapes and sizes. A self-proclaimed "Sci-Fi Social Networ...

Shatner to Star in 'S**t My Dad Says' Twitter-Inspired TV Show

Plans to turn the one-liner rich ShitMyDadSays Twitter account into a TV show are moving forward, and creator Justin Halpern has scored a major star for the pilot. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Transformed Man himself, Mr. William Shatner, has signed on to star in the CBS comedy. With a legitimate TV legend as its star, the creators of 'Will & Grace' its producers, and a script ...

William Shatner and Mr. T Team Up for World of Warcraft

Everyone figured World of Warcraft (WoW) would be successful in its own right, but no one could have imagined it would become the cultural powerhouse that it is. The massively multiplayer online game's runaway success has lined Blizzard's (the company behind WoW, Warcraft, Starcraft, and Diablo) pockets with boatloads of cash. So what is Blizzard doing with this deluge of income? Marketing, of...

William Shatner to Appear In Next 'Star Trek' Movie

After the revelation that relative unknown Chris Pine would be taking the role of Captain Kirk in the next 'Star Trek' film, geeks everywhere revolted -- despite having never heard of the guy. But, Trekkies and Trekkers everywhere, put down your keyboards and stop it with the yelling and screaming: It looks like Shatner will indeed be making an appearance in the film. The next 'Trek' will take th...