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Valerie Harper to Join TV Movie Cast Months After Cancer Diagnosis

Just five months after revealing to People magazine she has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, Valerie Harper is going to work on a TV movie. Harper, who was diagnosed in January with leptomeningeal carcinomatosis, a rare condition that occurs …

Marijuana Legalization Vote Passes in Uruguay
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When one thinks about global trendsetters, perhaps one of the last countries to make the list would be Uruguay. However, the small South American country (whose economy centers around farming and is perhaps best known for the fun pronunciation of …

LinkedIn Q2 Earnings Out, Revenue Up 59% YoY LinkedIn Q2 Earnings Out, Revenue Up 59% YoY
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LinkedIn just released its earnings report for the second quarter, with revenue up 59% year-over-year at $363.7 million, beating Wall Street estimates. Net income was $3.7 million, compared to $2.8 million in the second quarter last year. The company also …

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About The Moto X Here’s Everything You Need To Know About The Moto X
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For months now, we’ve been hearing rumors about a new mystery phone out of Google and Motorola called the Moto X. Now it’s official, and Google may just have a hit on its hands. First things first, what is the …

WWE 2K14 Collector’s Edition to Feature “American Badass” Undertaker

Most recently, the WWE and 2K Games have been using The Rock and Ultimate Warrior to promote the upcoming WWE 2K14. This week, the game’s marketers are turning to yet another classic WWE star to promote the video game. 2K …

Twitter Announces Update To Search On Desktop Twitter Announces Update To Search On Desktop

Twitter announced via a brief tweet this afternoon that it has launched an update to Twitter search. The update involves photos and accounts in search results and added context (including recent searches) as you type. This is pretty much all …

Backpacks And Pressure Cookers: Google Search Gets Family In Trouble Backpacks And Pressure Cookers: Google Search Gets Family In Trouble
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When two members of the same family needed information on two seemingly harmless, unrelated things–backpacks and pressure cookers–they both turned to Google, just like the majority of us do (unless you live in Pawnee and still use AltaVista). Long Islanders …

House Judiciary Committee Votes In Favor Of Cellphone Unlocking House Judiciary Committee Votes In Favor Of Cellphone Unlocking

Should you be able to unlock your cellphone? Over 100,000 Americans and the White House certainly think so. Some members of Congress think so as well, and the House-backed legislation that would legalize cellphone unlocking is one step closer to …

AT&T Ranks 1st in Customer Service For U.S. Mobile Providers AT&T Ranks 1st in Customer Service For U.S. Mobile Providers
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U.S. mobile providers aren’t known for their fantastic customer service, but some are certainly better than others. J.D. Power’s “2013 U.S. Wireless Customer Care Full-Service Performance Study” was released this week, ranking each of the country’s mobile carriers on their …

Yelp Reports Q2 Earnings, Revenue Up 69% Yelp Reports Q2 Earnings, Revenue Up 69%
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Yelp released its earnings report for the second quarter on Wednesday with revenue up 69% year-over-year at $55 million, beating Wall Street expectations. The company also announced that cumulative reviews were up 41% year-over-year at over 42.5 million, average monthly …

Mars Rover Curiosity’s First Year in First-Person

Next week will mark the one-year (Earth year) anniversary of Mars rover Curiosity’s Mars landing. The rover has performed admirably, and all of its instruments have been successfully tested on the surface of the red planet. It has also, in …

Jason Voorhees Illustrates Why Netflix Profiles Are Long Overdue Jason Voorhees Illustrates Why Netflix Profiles Are Long Overdue

Netflix, as you may know by now, announced the launch of user profiles today. The feature will be available in all countries where Netflix itself is available over the course of the next few days as it rolls out. Those …

Disney Infinity Continues To Impress In Latest Trailer

Disney Infinity’s Toy Box mode looks awesome. It’s basically Minecraft with Disney characters, and it lets you build just about anything you can think of. Of course, you can do more than just build things. Players will be able to …

Amanda Bynes Gets Show Of Support From Nick Cannon

Amanda Bynes has been on a lot of people’s minds lately–for better or worse–after a rough year filled with arrests and bizarre behavior that ultimately ended in an involuntary stay in a mental health facility. Now, she’s receiving support from …

Study: Money Doesn’t Protect People From Toxicants, Just Changes Them

It’s a simple assumption that those with greater means will be able to live cleaner, healthier lives away from pollution with access to better foods. A new study, however, shows that even the rich are not immune to toxicants that …

Firefox OS Is Now Available In South America Firefox OS Is Now Available In South America

Last month, Europeans were the first to get a taste of Firefox OS. Now two South American countries will get to see for themselves if Mozilla has something that can finally take on iOS and Android. Mozilla and Telefonica announced …

Netflix Profiles Are Not Limited To The U.S. Netflix Profiles Are Not Limited To The U.S.

Netflix announced the launch of its new user profiles this morning. While some may be wondering if the feature is coming to their country, it appears that the answer is yes, regardless of where it is that you live (provided …

TV Is About to Lose Its Crown to Digital Media for the First Time Ever TV Is About to Lose Its Crown to Digital Media for the First Time Ever

For the first time ever, television is about to be less popular than digital media among U.S. adults. At least that’s the word from eMarketer, who say that in 2013, Americans will spend an average of 5 hours and 9 …

Ripkin Abduction: Suspect Still Sought 1 Year Later

The man who kidnapped Vi Ripken–mother of baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr.–last summer is still being sought by police, who have released surveillance video in the hopes of finding anyone who might have information. The suspect took Ripken …

Randy Travis Released From Hospital After Heart Attack, Stroke
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Randy Travis has been released from a Texas hospital after congestive heart failure caused a heart attack in early July. The country star suffers from viral cardiomyopathy, a disease that weakens the heart, and also suffered a stroke while in …

Google Analytics Real Time API Launches In Beta Google Analytics Real Time API Launches In Beta
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Google has just extended an invitation to developers and marketers to take part in the beta for the Real Time Reporting API for Google Analytics. Google first launched real time analytics back in 2011. Since then, it’s been a must-use …

Lost Planet 3 Trailer Explains The Science Behind Freezing To Death

You could say that I prefer the cold Winter months to the hot and humid Summer months. I never once questioned that preference until now. In the newest trailer for Lost Planet 3, we get two-and-a-half minutes of the science …

InFAMOUS Second Son Dev Diary Looks At Special Effects

Back in May, Sony released a long video featuring developers from Sucker Punch. The studio had been working on the upcoming inFAMOUS Second Son for a while at that point, and the video teased all the cool graphical and gameplay …

Riley Cooper’s N-Bomb Gets the Taiwanese Animation Treatment

You knew this would be making an appearance sooner or later–actually, “later” is a bad term in relation to the folks at NMA–and these creations seem to mark the closing moments for the popularity of whatever story they are covering. …