Liz Gannes

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Tech Goes Viral: Frozen Blackberry, Facebook Official, Leaping Chairman (Videos)

Sometimes the world of tech finds its way into viral videos. By that measure, it was a good week!

This hilarious, punny sketch about a frozen BlackBerry — from “The One Ronnie” — got a lot of play in light of this week’s BlackBerry outages.

The first single from a new boy band called Heart2Heart is about making a relationship “Facebook Official.” Their dramatic guyliner is almost as ridiculous as lyrics like “Status update, what/Checking the pics of your butt/Did you see that link on your wall/Girl I don’t wanna play FarmVille, I just wanna play for real.”

A nearly 20-year-old clip that surfaced this week shows off Bill Gates’s impressive ability to leap over an office chair from an (almost) standing position. Too bad his day job distracted him from his true potential!


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Nobody was excited about paying top dollar for a movie about WikiLeaks. A film about the origins of Pets.com would have done better.

— Gitesh Pandya of BoxOfficeGuru.com comments on the dreadful opening weekend box office numbers for “The Fifth Estate.”