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Another Record For Internet Ad Revenues Another Record For Internet Ad Revenues

Online advertising revenues continue to hit record highs. The Interactive Advertising Bureau released a new report today finding that revenues for the first half of 2013 hit a record high of $20.1 billion. That’s an increase of 18% over the …

Telltale’s ‘The Wolf Among Us’ Launch Trailer Released

The first episode of Telltale Games’ The Wolf Among Us hits Xbox 360 and PC on Friday (October 11) and the publisher today released a revealing launch trailer for the game. The game is based on the popular Vertigo Fable …

Sen. Ron Wyden Says He’ll Fight Ineffective NSA Reform Sen. Ron Wyden Says He’ll Fight Ineffective NSA Reform

NSA reform has been near the top of Congress’ priorities ever since details of the programs were leaked by Edward Snowden in early June. Despite all of Congress agreeing that something needs to be done, they can’t seem to agree …

Yahoo Is Removing Email Addresses From People’s Contacts Yahoo Is Removing Email Addresses From People’s Contacts
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Yahoo has been removing contacts from Yahoo Mail users’ contacts lists without the consent of these users. We received an email about it from one angry user this morning. The user included a message they received from Yahoo Customer Care, …

ESA Rover Makes Tracks in the Desert

Last week, the European Space Agency (ESA) detailed a project to test its mission capabilities for the 2018 ExoMars project. ExoMars will be putting yet another rover on the surface of Mars, and the agency this week is testing prototypes …

Hayden Panettiere’s Giant Rock Distracts Kelly Ripa
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Hayden Panettiere was a guest on “Live!” this morning, and her enormous engagement ring grabbed most of the attention during her segment. The 24-year old actress had a bit of fun with “Live!” co-host Michael Strahan by coming out to …

Facebook Rolls Out Updates To Page Insights Facebook Rolls Out Updates To Page Insights

Back in June, Facebook announced some updates to Page Insights, aimed at helping marketers and Page admins better develop content and reach people on the social network. The updates have been available to a select group of admins in beta. …

Passenger Lands Plane After Pilot Dies At Controls
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A UK man was forced to jump in and land a plane on Tuesday when the pilot collapsed at the controls and died, officials say. Ron Murray, a flight instructor, helped the passenger guide the plane in for an emergency …

iPhone 5s & 5c Coming to Dozens of Countries October 25th iPhone 5s & 5c Coming to Dozens of Countries October 25th

By the first of November, Apple’s two new iPhones will be available in over 60 countries. The company has just announced the arrival dates of the iPhone 5c and the iPhone 5s for a few dozen countries across four continents. …

Firefox OS To Launch In More Markets Before The End Of 2013 Firefox OS To Launch In More Markets Before The End Of 2013

Firefox OS, Mozilla’s mobile OS alternative to Android and iOS, launched in select European and South American markets earlier this year. It’s been a little too quiet on the Firefox OS front since then, but Mozilla and its hardware partners …

‘Thief’ Gameplay Finally Revealed ‘Thief’ Gameplay Finally Revealed

The upcoming Thief reboot is a conundrum. On one hand, fans of the series have to be excited that the franchise will be getting new games for the foreseeable future. On the other, though Square Enix has been saying the …

Ricky Gervais: Derek Is Not Disabled, But What Difference Would It Make?

Derek, the latest “Netflix Original,” created by and starring Ricky Gervais has garnered a great deal of positive feedback. A few, however, have questioned if it is making fun of the disabled. Gervais has a pretty great response to such …

Duggar Family Trying For 20th Child
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The Duggar family became famous through a one-hour special on TLC focused on their extra-large brood, which turned into their own weekly reality series, “19 Kids And Counting”. Through the years, fans have followed the Duggars as they built a …

Mark Cerny Talks PS4, Knack And Indie Games

Mark Cerny, the lead system architect on the PS4, is one of the most delightful people in the industry. That’s almost entirely due to the passion he displays for the PlayStation platform and gaming as a whole whenever he talks. …

Kanye West Will Be Twitter Foe Jimmy Kimmel’s Guest Tonight
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The must-watch episode of Wednesday’s late night TV slate has to be Jimmy Kimmel Live, as tonight his guest will be none other than Twitter foe Kanye West. As you may remember, late last month the two had a pretty …

‘Hemlock Grove’ Season 2 Gains ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Cast Member [Netflix] ‘Hemlock Grove’ Season 2 Gains ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Cast Member [Netflix]

Netflix announced in June that it was renewing horror drama Hemlock Grove for a second season, but things have been relatively quiet around the show since then (other than its two Emmy nominations). In early August, we learned that they …

‘XCOM: Enemy Within’ EXALT Faction Previewed

Back in August, 2K Games and developer Firaxis announced XCOM: Enemy Within, a big update add-on for last year’s hit XCOM: Enemy Unknown. At the time of the announcement, the focus of the content seemed to be new soldier powers. …

Pinterest’s ‘Promoted Pin’ Ads Make Their Debut Pinterest’s ‘Promoted Pin’ Ads Make Their Debut

Today is the first day that you might see some advertisements on Pinterest. The company has just announced that their “promoted pin” test, which they announced a couple of weeks ago, has officially begun. “We wanted to let you know …

Kate Hudson Talks Marriage, Son’s Fashion Sense

Kate Hudson sat down with Ellen recently to talk about marriage, and ended up giving some insight into her son’s fashion sense. Hudson, who has been engaged to Muse frontman Matthew Bellamy since 2011, says her son Ryder is urging …

Samsung Announces Galaxy Round, Features Curved Display Samsung Announces Galaxy Round, Features Curved Display
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For the past few years, display manufacturers have been tempting us with curved displays that can bend, but not break. Most would have assumed we’d start seeing them in futuristic smart bracelets, but Samsung has decided its first foray into …

Flickr for iOS Gets Auto-Upload, Auto-Straightening Flickr for iOS Gets Auto-Upload, Auto-Straightening

If you use Flickr on iOS 7, you no longer have to manually upload your photos (unless you really want to). Flickr has just announced an update that brings an auto-upload function to the app. Just like auto-upload functions on …

Tomas Hertl Scores 4 Goals; Sharks Win 9-2

Most Americans probably don’t know this, but hockey season has started. The NHL began its 2013-14 regular season on October 1, leaving many people to wonder who forgot to tell them that it is football season. Regardless of whether one …

Mini Smartphones Reportedly Not Selling Well Mini Smartphones Reportedly Not Selling Well

With high-end smartphone markets in the west beginning to saturate, the concept of “mini” smartphones seemed to make sense. Since displays are a large part of the cost of manufacturing smartphones, smaller versions of top-tier devices could be made for …

Groupon’s Breadcrumb POS App Gets New CRM, Management Features Groupon’s Breadcrumb POS App Gets New CRM, Management Features

At Money2020, Groupon announced a new update to its Breadcrumb POS app, adding some CRM and employee management features. A new CRM feature lets businesses track customers and learn more about them, while storing their contact info and analyzing purchase …