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Google’s Chromecast Gains Fox, CBS Support Google’s Chromecast Gains Fox, CBS Support

It’s a good day for Chromecast users hoping to get more streaming content options. Both CBS and Fox announced new support for Google’s $35 streaming device. CBS announced the ability to cast CBS content from CBS.com and the CBS App, …

NFL Games on Netflix? Not Anytime Soon NFL Games on Netflix? Not Anytime Soon

For many people looking to cut the cord and ditch cable, one of the last hurdles they can’t seem to clear is live sports. How will I watch the big game on Sunday without cable? Streaming services are now starting …

Infographic Looks At Rapid Evolution Of Technology Infographic Looks At Rapid Evolution Of Technology

Commissioned News Story (Source: Technology Services Group) Do you ever just take a minute to think about how much better your life has become as a result of advances in technology, and how quickly these advances have actually been made? …

Rdio Launches $4 Budget Plan, Rdio Select Rdio Launches $4 Budget Plan, Rdio Select

Streaming music is a crowded party, and it’s only getting worse. Or better, I guess, if you like options (quality notwithstanding). Well, here’s another option for you – a hybrid ad-free radio / limited streaming service that isn’t free, but …

Starbucks: Bad Passwords, Not Hackers to Blame for App Thefts Starbucks: Bad Passwords, Not Hackers to Blame for App Thefts

If you use the Starbucks app to pay for your morning coffee, you might want to check your bank account. And then strengthen your password. After reports emerged saying hackers had gained access to user accounts and used its app …

Yes, Your Google Hangouts Can Be Wiretapped Yes, Your Google Hangouts Can Be Wiretapped

Google encrypts your Hangouts conversations, but it doesn’t use end-to-end encryption. This means that Google can wiretap your Hangouts at the government’s request. That’s one big revelation from a recent reddit AMA with Richard Salgado, Google’s director for law enforcement …

Netflix Reportedly Wants ‘Black Mirror’ for Itself Netflix Reportedly Wants ‘Black Mirror’ for Itself

Black Mirror has only aired seven episodes – two three-episode series and a Christmas special – but the show has already made a huge splash in both the UK and the States. We’ve known that creator Charlie Brooker is working …

Apple Announces Partnerships For Environmental Efforts In China Apple Announces Partnerships For Environmental Efforts In China

Apple announced that it is expanding its renewable energy and environmental protection efforts in China. This includes a multi-year project with World Wildlife Fund, which the company says will “significantly increase” responsibly managed forests across the country. The two strive …

Google Called Upon To Make Self-Driving Car Accident Reports Public Google Called Upon To Make Self-Driving Car Accident Reports Public

Google’s self-driving cars are coming under fire again as the Associated Press reported that four out of forty-eight of the cars Google has driving around California have gotten into accidents since September. As has been the case with previously reported …

Hillary Clinton Is Getting Domain Trolled Too Hillary Clinton Is Getting Domain Trolled Too

Head on over to HillaryClinton.net. Oops – that’s not Hillary. The frontrunning Democratic candidate for President is the latest to fall victim to some domain trolling. Hillary Clinton has HillaryClinton.com on lockdown, but her name dot net redirects to GOP …

Celebrate Mad Men With This Google Retrospective Celebrate Mad Men With This Google Retrospective

Google has partnered with Lionsgate on an interactive Mad Men retrospective as the acclaimed series nears its final episode. Fans can go to madmen.withgoogle.com to get a look over 300 pieces of content released for the first time in digital …

Netflix Releases Latest ISP Speed Rankings Netflix Releases Latest ISP Speed Rankings

Netflix just released its monthly update on Internet service provider speed data, ranking the top ISPs in terms of speed for its streaming service. This reflects the month of April. Verizon FIOS remained in the top spot in the U.S. …

This Is What 90% Smartphone Penetration Looks Like This Is What 90% Smartphone Penetration Looks Like

ComScore just released a new report on U.S. smartphone penetration – or, if you don’t like the sound of that, call it the percentage of a certain market using smartphones. Bottom line: everyone has a smartphone. Actually, about 77% – …

Skynet Is Real, and the NSA Uses It To Track Locations with Phone Metadata Skynet Is Real, and the NSA Uses It To Track Locations with Phone Metadata

When a spy agency decides to call one of its various tracking programs Skynet, it’s just screwing with us, right? A troubling report about a journalist misidentified as a terrorist from The Intercept has revealed that the National Security Agency …

Showtime’s Streaming Service Launching ‘In the Coming Months’ Showtime’s Streaming Service Launching ‘In the Coming Months’

Still no hard timeline for CBS’s rollout of its HBO Now-like standalone streaming platform for Showtime, but it shouldn’t be too much longer. CBS head Les Moonves had that much to say in a recent earnings call. From CBS Communications’ …

Here’s What’s New On Netflix (Plus Mother’s Day Picks) Here’s What’s New On Netflix (Plus Mother’s Day Picks)

As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days. As always, dates are subject to change. Along with …

NSA’s Bulk Phone Data Collection Illegal, Court Rules NSA’s Bulk Phone Data Collection Illegal, Court Rules

A federal appeals court has ruled that the bulk collections of your phone records is illegal. In a nearly 100-page ruling, the court vacated a lower court’s decision and stated that the bulk collection of metadata is not authorized by …

Rand Paul Spent $100,000 to Gain Control of RandPaul.com Rand Paul Spent $100,000 to Gain Control of RandPaul.com

Before Rand Paul first announced that he was seeking the Republican nomination for President, his official campaign site was RandPaul2016.com. RandPaul.com was a barebones supporter site. Rand Paul’s campaign team has since acquired the RandPaul.com domain – and it apparently …

‘Myst’ TV Show Coming to Hulu ‘Myst’ TV Show Coming to Hulu

Remember all those frustrating hours trying to figure out what the hell to do in Myst? Well, get ready to relive those frustrating moments on TV, as Hulu has apparently landed the streaming rights to an upcoming show based on …

Oculus Rift Pre-Orders Begin Later This Year, VR Device Ships Early 2016 Oculus Rift Pre-Orders Begin Later This Year, VR Device Ships Early 2016

The Facebook-owned virtual reality company Oculus has announced that its headset, the Oculus Rift, is almost ready to go. You’ll be able to pre-order an Oculus Rift later this year and the device will ship early next year. The finished …

Grooveshark Has Been Resurrected … For Now Grooveshark Has Been Resurrected … For Now

Earlier this month, Grooveshark shut down. A week after a judge ruled that the music streaming service made “willfull” copyright violations, the music streaming site gave up and offering a formal apology to the music industry. “Today we are shutting …