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Making A News Reader For Android? You’ll Want To Watch This Making A News Reader For Android? You’ll Want To Watch This

Google is killing off Google Reader on July 1. The move opens an opportunity for somebody, maybe Digg, to come up with a news reader of their own. Now the very same company that’s killing the most popular RSS reader …

Facebook Tries Pestering You to Post a Status with a Push Notification Facebook Tries Pestering You to Post a Status with a Push Notification
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Apparently, Facebook is trying to get people to engage with the network with a new push notification that asks them to post an update. “Name, tell friends what’s on your mind. Post an update,” reads the new iOS notification. Here’s …

Next Bond Movie Coming Within Three Years, Says MGM Next Bond Movie Coming Within Three Years, Says MGM
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James Bond fans may not have to wait long for the next installment in the storied movie franchise. Reuters is reporting that MGM teased Bond fans with talk of a new movie during its investor conference call on March 19. …

Google Keep Arrives (In An Official Capacity) Google Keep Arrives (In An Official Capacity)
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Earlier this week, Google Keep was spotted in the wild, and was quickly pulled down from view by the company. Today, Google announced the product. “Every day we all see, hear or think of things we need to remember,” says …

Klout Launches Klout For Business Klout Launches Klout For Business

Klout announced the launch of Klout for Business on Thursday with the tagline, “Find the influencers in your audience.” Klout for Business is a set of tools including Klout Perks and audience insights to help businesses get influencers to share …

Hackers Obtain Xbox Live Accounts Owned By Microsoft Employees Hackers Obtain Xbox Live Accounts Owned By Microsoft Employees
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Xbox Live is generally seen as pretty secure – at least more so than others. The service has never been taken down by hackers, but it has seen its fair share of account hacks. Ars Technica reports that Xbox Live …

Teen Mom Star DUI Arrest Takes Place in Omaha Teen Mom Star DUI Arrest Takes Place in Omaha

Farrah Abraham, one of the starts of the reality TV show Teen Mom, has been arrested for driving under the influence. TMZ is reporting that Abraham was pulled over in Omaha, Nebraska after making a wide turn. The police later …

Play Games Before They’re Released With Steam Early Access Play Games Before They’re Released With Steam Early Access

Pre-loading on Steam has given gamers everywhere the chance to play a game the moment its released. Now Steam is taking that idea a step further – allowing gamers to play a game while it’s still in development. Steam Early …

Google Updates Sports Search Results with More Detailed Info Google Updates Sports Search Results with More Detailed Info

It looks like that full NCAA Bracket isn’t the only sports-related information that Google is adding to search results. They have just announced an update that will display interactive info cards for various sports-related queries. This includes schedules, stats, and …

Pinterest Buys Livestar, Shuts Down App Pinterest Buys Livestar, Shuts Down App

Pinterest just announced that it has agreed to acquire Livestar, an app that helps people find local recommendations from friends and others. The app will be shutting down, and he engineering talent will be part of the Pinterest team. “We …

Google: We Still Need Text To Index Your Content Google: We Still Need Text To Index Your Content
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Google’s latest Webmaster Help video discusses Google’s need for text in indexing content. Matt Cutts responds to a question about how important text is in getting Google to understand their site. The user has a site that is mostly made …

Hospice Murder-Suicide Rocks Pennsylvania Community Hospice Murder-Suicide Rocks Pennsylvania Community
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An elderly man and woman in Allentown, Pennsylvania are dead, following a murder-suicide. CBS is reporting that 86-year-old Elwood Osman shot his 83-year-old wife while she was lying in bed in the hospice wing of Lehigh Valley Hospital on Tuesday, …

Amazon Is Working With Record Labels On Subscription-Based Music Service [Rumor] Amazon Is Working With Record Labels On Subscription-Based Music Service [Rumor]

Despite earlier attempts to bring streaming music to the masses, Spotify really nailed the concept when it launched in 2008. Now its the service every company in the business of selling music is trying to copy, including Amazon. The Verge …

You Won’t Believe These Facts About Mr. Rogers You Won’t Believe These Facts About Mr. Rogers
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Today is the first day of spring. It’s still cold here. Stupid spring. It’s also the birthday of television legend Fred McFeely Rogers. Mr. Rogers was a wonderful and fascinating human being. And as Mental Floss shows, there are plenty …

Google Takes The Trekker To The Arctic For Street View Imagery Google Takes The Trekker To The Arctic For Street View Imagery

Google announced today that it is debuting the Trekker for the first time in Canada, as it lends the devices out to some locals. Earlier this year, Google launched the first Trekker-based imagery for the Grand Canyon. Trekker is a …

Google Reader Disappears from Black Bar Menu Inside Gmail, Google+ Google Reader Disappears from Black Bar Menu Inside Gmail, Google+
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As you all know, Google is killing Google Reader on July 1st. I’m sure plenty of you have shed some tears in the past week. For Google Reader power users, this sucks – plain and simple. And despite the loud …

Man From U.N.C.L.E. Movie Could Star Tom Cruise Man From U.N.C.L.E. Movie Could Star Tom Cruise
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It seems that the 50-year-old Tom Cruise is still a top contender for the lead roles in high-profile action movies. Screen Rant is reporting that Cruise is currently in talks for a role in the upcoming The Man From U.N.C.L.E. …

YouTube Data Integrated Into Google Trends YouTube Data Integrated Into Google Trends
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Google announced today that it has now integrated YouTube search trends into Google Trends. “Google Trends enables you to take popular search queries and explore traffic patterns over time and geography,” says YouTube’s Kevin Allocca in a blog post. “Now …

Digg This: Digg Gets De-Indexed From Google [Updated] Digg This: Digg Gets De-Indexed From Google [Updated]

Apparently Google doesn’t think Digg is worth much more than a few kilos of panda poop tea these days. Digg.com is currently MIA in Google’s index. While we’ve yet to hear comment on the matter from either Google or Digg, …

Watch President Obama Fill Out His NCAA Bracket Watch President Obama Fill Out His NCAA Bracket

President Obama, self-proclaimed avid college basketball fan, has just made his predictions for how March Madness will play out. ESPN calls it “Barack-etology. Cute. This year, the President selects Louisville, Ohio St., Florida, and Indiana to advance to the Final …

Too Short Booked On DUI, Felony Narcotics Possession [Report] Too Short Booked On DUI, Felony Narcotics Possession [Report]
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Famed rapper Todd Anthony Shaw, otherwise known as Too Short (or Too $hort if you prefer), has been arrested on suspicion of DUI and drug possession, according to reports. According to TMZ, law officials claim Shaw attempted to run from …

BioShock Infinite Dev Diary Details The Creation Of Elizabeth BioShock Infinite Dev Diary Details The Creation Of Elizabeth

Elizabeth and her role in BioShock Infinite is still largely one big question mark. That’s not going to change until the game launches next week, but the developers are providing an in-depth look at how the developers brought her to …

Sinkhole Swallows Pond in California Sinkhole Swallows Pond in California
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A Newcastle, California man woke up Sunday morning and found his pond missing. The man, Mark Korb, told the Sacramento-area NBC affiliate KCRA that his man-made pond was drained by a sinkhole. As if pulling the plug on a giant …

Facebook Removes a Bunch of Cover Photo Restrictions for Pages Facebook Removes a Bunch of Cover Photo Restrictions for Pages
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Facebook has quietly updated its terms for Pages to allow page owners to display previously banned text and visuals on their cover photos. Although the terms page says that the last revision occurred on December 17th, there has definitely been …