TechFast: Gawker Hacked, Super Mario Turns 25, and More

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Gawker Sites Hacked, Staff & Commenting Passwords Released

Source: Techland

Online media behemoth Gawker has been hacked. If you have a commenting account on any of its sites (Gawker, Gizmodo, Deadspin, Lifehacker, Kotaku, Jalopnik, io9, and a handful of others), you’ll want to change your password as soon as possible. You’ll want to change the same username and password combination on any other sites as well just in case.

Super Mario Bros. 25th Anniversary

Source: Nintendo

It’s been 25 years since the original Nintendo Entertainment System started bundling the iconic Super Mario Bros. game inside every console box. In honor of the occasion, Nintendo is selling a $30 limited-edition Super Mario All-Stars package for the Wii consisting of four games and bonus content.

Amazon Extends Free Super Saver Shipping Cutoff

Source: Amazon

Most online orders placed by this Friday will arrive by December 24th, says Amazon. Members of Amazon’s $80-per-year "Prime" shipping program will be able to order up until December 23rd and get $4 overnight shipping.

Time Warner Views Netflix as a Fading Star

Source: New York Times

Netflix’ popularity has increased exponentially along with its profits. The media companies supplying content to Netflix, however, aren’t enjoying quite the same meteoric rise in success. As these big media companies consider charging Netflix more for their content, will the $8-per-month subscription fee be able to survive for much longer?

#Hindsight2010: Top Trends on Twitter

Source: Twitter Blog

"These Trends indicate the things that are most meaningful in our lives," says Twitter. What did we care about in 2010? Oil spills, soccer and a movie about dreams, apparently. And Justin Bieber, of course.

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