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Dishonored Continues Its Story With The Knife Of Dunwall In April Dishonored Continues Its Story With The Knife Of Dunwall In April

Dishonored was one of the best experiences of 2012. In fact, the only real complaint one could levy against the title was that it was too short. The developers at Arkane Studios are remedying that this year with the release …

How Facebook’s New News Feed Was Reverse-Engineered with the Help of Users and a Bunch of Index Cards How Facebook’s New News Feed Was Reverse-Engineered with the Help of Users and a Bunch of Index Cards

Sometimes, you just have to ask people what they want. And sometimes, since people are really bad at getting out of their own way and telling you exactly what they want, you have to make them figure it out for …

Biggie Smalls Ghost to Appear on Animated TV Series Biggie Smalls Ghost to Appear on Animated TV Series

It’s been 16 years since Notorious B.I.G., born as Christopher Wallace, was gunned down in L.A., but it now appears that his spirit will live on. In cartoon form, at least. A company called Ossian Media this week announced a …

Tim Berners-Lee Says “Six Strikes” Threatens Democracy Tim Berners-Lee Says “Six Strikes” Threatens Democracy
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It’s been a few weeks since the launch of the “Six Strikes” Copyright Alert System. There haven’t been any widespread reports of people receiving copyright alerts yet, but the programs opponents are growing. In fact, opponents now have a powerful …

Here’s What St. Paddy’s Day Will Look Like Through Google Glass Here’s What St. Paddy’s Day Will Look Like Through Google Glass

This time next year, millions of people will be drinking themselves stupid by 10:00 am on St. Patrick’s Day. The only difference between this year and next year is that next year, thousands could be living the experience through Google …

‘Killer Dolphins’ Escape From Ukrainian Handlers ‘Killer Dolphins’ Escape From Ukrainian Handlers
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The Russian International New Agency (RIA Novosti) is reporting that three “killer” dolphins have escaped from their Ukranian handlers. The mammals were engaged in training exercises when they took off for open water. The publication quoted a former Soviet naval …

Facebook No Longer Lets You Unlike Pages Directly from the New News Feed Facebook No Longer Lets You Unlike Pages Directly from the New News Feed
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It appears that Facebook has made a small tweak as a part of the new news feed, which is currently in the middle of a slow, delicate rollout. It appears that Facebook is putting an obstacle between users and their …

Anti-CISPA White House Petition Crosses 100,000 Signature Threshold Anti-CISPA White House Petition Crosses 100,000 Signature Threshold

After CISPA returned in February, privacy advocates started a “We The People” petition asking the White House to stand against the controversial legislation. It’s been a month since the petition was created, and advocates are one step closer to a …

Judge Judy Sued For Buying Dishes Judge Judy Sued For Buying Dishes
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Judge Judy may be known for her stern demeanor when deciding court cases, but now America’s most famous judge might find herself on the other side of the bench. TMZ is reporting that Judge Judy has been sued by a …

Netflix/Facebook Sharing Rolls Out Today in the U.S. Netflix/Facebook Sharing Rolls Out Today in the U.S.
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Starting today, Netflix Instant users in the U.S. will finally be able to share what they’re watching with their Facebook friends. The social sharing, made possible by the passage of the amended VPPA in January, is now in rollout mode. …

Breaking Bad Is Your Favorite TV Marathon as Users Vote in Netflix’s First Ever Flixies Breaking Bad Is Your Favorite TV Marathon as Users Vote in Netflix’s First Ever Flixies

Late last month, Netflix announced the first ever Flixie awards, which asked users to vote on their favorite TV shows and movies available on the Netflix Instant catalog. The awards featured some untraditional categories like “Best Bromance” and “Best Hangover …

Learn How To Make Great Widgets For Android Learn How To Make Great Widgets For Android

One of the more unique aspects of Android is its support for home screen Widgets. This support was introduced with Android 1.5 and developers have since created a number of unique, and sometimes utterly amazing, home screen widgets for Android …

‘Cannibal Cop’ Convicted of Kidnapping Conspiracy ‘Cannibal Cop’ Convicted of Kidnapping Conspiracy
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Back in October 2012, the NYPD made headlines as a New York police officer was arrested for allegedly plotting to kill and eat dozens of women. Gilberto Valle III was caught by his colleagues having online conversations about his fantasies, …

Google Opens Registration For 10th Annual Global Code Jam Google Opens Registration For 10th Annual Global Code Jam

Can you code? Do you like money? If so, you might be interested in Google’s latest Global Code Jam. Google announced that registration is now open for the 10th annual Global Code Jam that begins next month. The event will …

Matt Cutts: Panda Update Coming Friday, ‘Big’ Penguin Update Later This Year Matt Cutts: Panda Update Coming Friday, ‘Big’ Penguin Update Later This Year
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According to Google webspam head Matt Cutts, we can expect the next Panda refresh to occur within the next few days. Speaking at the SMX conference, Cutts said that the next Panda update will take place this Friday, March 15th …

Xi3 Piston “Steambox” To Cost $1,000, Preorders Now Open Xi3 Piston “Steambox” To Cost $1,000, Preorders Now Open

At CES, we got a look at the first “Steambox.” It was called the Xi3 Piston, and it was seen as a very real challenge to incumbent console manufacturers as it packed the power of a gaming PC into a …

Boy Admits Kutcher Prank, May be Connected to Others Boy Admits Kutcher Prank, May be Connected to Others

Back in December 2012, Los Angeles police arrested an unnamed juvenile in connection with prank 911 calls that sent police to the homes of Ashton Kutcher and Justin Bieber. That person was later released by police, who continued to investigate …

Microsoft, Like Amazon, Embraces Gay Marriage in a Product Ad Microsoft, Like Amazon, Embraces Gay Marriage in a Product Ad
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It looks like Amazon isn’t the only tech company that’s finding a way to work gay marriage into their product ads. Last month, an ad for Amazon’s Kindle Paperwhite ereader featured a gay couple and made people on the internet …

Google Settles With 38 States Over Wi-Fi Spying Charges Google Settles With 38 States Over Wi-Fi Spying Charges

In 2010, Google was caught siphoning data from unsecured Wi-Fi networks with its Street View cars. It’s now been almost three years since the practice was first revealed, and Google may have finally tied the last loose string of this …

Student Hacker Directs FSU Wi-Fi Users to Infamous Meatspin Video (For a Good Cause) Student Hacker Directs FSU Wi-Fi Users to Infamous Meatspin Video (For a Good Cause)
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A 26-year-old Florida State University student has been charged with “offenses against computer users,” a third-degree felony, for hacking the campus’ Wi-Fi network and directing users to an infamous shock site. Benjamin Blouin fully admits to hacking the network, but …

6-Month-Old Shot, Dies in Suspected Gang Shooting 6-Month-Old Shot, Dies in Suspected Gang Shooting

A six-month-old girl who was shot in a Chicago neighborhood on Monday has now died. The Chicago Fox station is reporting that Jonylah Watkins was shot five times as her father, Jonathan, changed her diaper in the front seat of …

Spotify Adds 1 Million Paid Subscriptions in Just 3 Months Spotify Adds 1 Million Paid Subscriptions in Just 3 Months
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Spotify has tacked on a million paid users just a little over three months. That’s the word from SXSW, where the company has announced that they can now boast 6 million paid subscribers. Back in December, Spotify announced that their …

Wrong Woman Buried in Mortuary Mishap Wrong Woman Buried in Mortuary Mishap

The local CBS station in Los Angeles is reporting the bizarre story of a California family that buried the wrong woman after a mortuary mixed up two bodies. Though the incident echoes a scene from the movie Death at a …

Facebook Announces Mobile DevCon 2013 Cities and Dates Facebook Announces Mobile DevCon 2013 Cities and Dates
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Today, Facebook has unveiled the cities and dates for their 2013 Mobile DevCon. This year, you’ll have three chances to catch the mobile developer conference: april 18th in New York, May 2nd in London, and May 7th in Seoul, South …